Strategies for 2017 – Getting Ready for Success

With 2017 just around the corner it’s time to start thinking about what we want to achieve for the new year and how we’re going to get there. While our lives change from year to year, businesses also change, sometimes dramatically.

Over the last 5 years we’ve seen fairly large changes to the way people interact over the internet. Not only do you need to be aware of these changes but have plans to provide the best possible user experience to your viewers.

Social Media Strategies to Boost Traffic

Social Media StrategiesSocial media is a powerful tool for increasing brand awareness and increasing traffic to your website. It’s a changing environment with new social media platforms becoming popular all the time.

It’s important to keep up-to-date with what works and what doesn’t so you can focus your attention on the things that matter most.

How to Check for and Fix Broken Links Automatically

Broken links not only frustrate your viewers they can also lead to reduced search engine rankings. Broken links can often sit on your site without being noticed for months or even years. To protect your site rankings and to make sure your visitors have a good experience on your site you’ll want to check for broken links and fix them immediately.

Thankfully there are a couple of easy ways to find and fix broken links without needing to check them all manually yourself.

Income Report – Sept 2016

Over the last few months I’ve been putting in a lot of extra work on my blogs and am now just starting to see the results. It can often take at least a few months before you’re rewarded for the work that you put into your online business and it’s important not to give up too early.

We’ll get down to exactly what I’ve been doing to earn this income in a minute but first let’s have a quick look at ┬áthe stats for September 2016.

Guide to Making More Money as an Amazon Associate

amazon-affiliate-guideAmazon is one of my most lucrative forms of advertising and can be used to good effect on most websites. For starters you’ll need to have an Amazon Associates account set up so you can begin creating your ads.

Amazon are widely known around the world and have a great deal of trust with consumers who often visit Amazon to check on the best prices for a product. They also have fairly good conversion rates and have a number of different programs such as Amazon CPM and Native Shopping Ads so that you can test what’s best for your website and get paid for impressions as well as sales.

SEO Tips and Tricks for High YouTube Rankings

YouTube SEOYouTube is one of the most popular websites on the Internet, second only to Google itself. Many people people use YouTube for video marketing, to promote their own websites or to develop a career as a YouTuber.

Whatever the reason, your marketing efforts won’t mean much if nobody watches your videos. Today we’re going to have a look at how to use SEO on your videos for better rankings and more views.

Income Report August 2016 – Holding Steady

August was a steady month for progress and we’ll take a look at the exact details below. One thing to note was that I had taken a few months off work and was busy writing articles for my blogs. It seems to take a few months for the work you put into a blog to take effect and I’m only now noticing the effects. In fact income for the first half of September is already double what I earned in August.

5 Content Marketing Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

5-content-marketing-mistakesAfter all of these years content marketing is still alive and well. There’s simply no replacement for giving your readers exactly what they’re looking for. Ask yourself one simple question “What am I looking for when I go to a website or watch a video?

Time and again I hear about new-fangled software that automatically creates content and posts it online. The problem with this is that it doesn’t necessarily create any value for your readers. Have a look at the 5 tips below to get your content marketing up to par.

How To Get Top Rankings With The Google Freshness Algorithm

Google Freshness FactorCreating new content and updating older blog posts and pages can have a significant effect on your Google Rankings. Built into the Google algorithm for search results is a freshness factor. For certain searches, newer or more regularly updated content will receive a ranking boost.

Google want to provide the best search results they can to their viewers. One of the factors of good content is that it’s updated regularly. While adding content is fundamental to most blogs it shouldn’t cause you to neglect the other ranking factors such as quality and user engagement.

Income Report May, June, July 2016

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.