Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 at
It’s been a few months since I’ve given an update and I wanted to let you know that things are still ticking over smoothly. All of my income is derived from one website although I have another two blogs in the works and expect to have them making money by the end of the year.
Ezoic is an ad tester and advertising platform that lets you test the location and design of a number of ads from various networks. It will optimize your website layout, giving you the best EPMV for your ad space. I’ve added one of my websites to the Ezoic network and you’ll see income from this source starting at the end of June. Read the rest of this entry
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at
Headlines are arguably one of the most important components of your content. There’s no use writing a 2,000 world article with killer content if no-one will even click on your headline.
That’s why today we’re going to look at how to write compelling headlines that will encourage your viewers to click on them. Read the rest of this entry
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 at
Headlines form a major part of your content marketing and it’s the deciding factor as to whether your viewers will read your article or not. If you’re not sure how to write good headlines have a look at these do’s and don’ts before continuing. Read the rest of this entry
Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at
A common question about online marketing is “How do I become successful?” By “successful” they almost always mean “How do I make money?” This is a relevant question because you don’t want to waste time and money investing in things that don’t work.
In reality there is no “secret” as such, but there is a formula. Many online marketers have made their fortunes in many different ways. Some of them use Facebook advertising, others create their own products, do coaching, run a blog, have successful YouTube channels or do any of a variety of things to become successful. Read the rest of this entry
Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at
WP Theme Detector is an online tool that detects the themes and plugins used by various websites. If you find a blog that you like, use WP Theme Detector to analyse how that site was designed.
The design and layout of your blog has a direct correlation with user engagement and views. The better your blog design the faster it will run and the longer people will stay on your website. Read the rest of this entry
Friday, August 5th, 2016 at
Guest blogging has long been thought of as one of the ways to drive traffic to your website but is it really worthwhile? The thought of getting your post and links on a high profile website sounds appealing and at the very least will give you another link back to your website. Over time, with many blog posts, this could be a good source of traffic as well.
The key word here is ‘over time’. What I find is that many online marketers will begin a new venture only to get distracted or walk away from it a few months later. Guest blogging can be a good idea in the context of being one of a number of ways to promote your website. Having understood the place of guest blogging in your marketing efforts, let’s have a look at a few ways to fine-tune the guest blogging process. Read the rest of this entry
Friday, July 29th, 2016 at
Linux is a popular choice these days due to the increasing frustration around the current Windows platforms. Being fed up with the latest Windows 10 release I decided to install Linux on my second computer and it was fairly easy process to get started.
We’ll go through the steps needed to get Linux installed on your computer, the types of Linux distributions and how to install your favorite programs.
Choose a Linux Distribution
Linux comes in a variety of different distributions and many have pre-installed software to get you started. Some of the most popular are Linux Mint, Debian, Ubuntu, Arch Linux and Fedora. You can see more about them in this post, Top Linux Distributions. Read the rest of this entry
Friday, July 29th, 2016 at
When there’s millions of blog posts published every day how do you make your content stand out from the crowd. I’m going to give you a few ideas to build content that actually generates traffic and hopefully makes you money in the long run.
Let me first say that building an online business is not something that generally happens overnight. Time and again I see people start up new websites only to abandon them a few months later. Ideally you should set aside 6 to 9 months to establish your site and build traffic in your niche.
Currently one of my blogs is generating over 1,500 page views per day. It’s taken a fair amount of work but it’s still a relatively small site. Read the rest of this entry
Monday, July 25th, 2016 at
Stock images can be pretty expensive if you’re looking for high quality images for use on your website or other media. Luckily there is a large selection of websites that offer royalty free stock images for free. Many of these websites don’t require membership and are attribution free.
Having pictures on your websites can greatly enhance the look and appeal of your web posts. They can also be used for video production, pdf files and pamphlets. All of the websites below do not require a membership to download and use the photos. Many of them are high quality and offer a large selection of pictures to choose from. So let’s get into it. Read the rest of this entry
Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at
Does changing name servers affect search engine ranking? If you’ve put a lot of time and effort into building up your website and want it to rank well you don’t want to lose all of that valuable work by doing something that may hinder your search results.
The good thing is that under circumstances changing name servers will not affect search engine rankings. There are a few exceptions to this rule and we’ll deal with the things you need to watch out for below.
Recent studies have shown that changing your DNS or name servers from one host to another doesn’t necessarily alter the search engine placements for your website. However, you do need to be careful when selecting a new server. There are some factors associated with changing your DNS that do have the potential to create an impact on your search engine ranking. These factors include: Read the rest of this entry