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16 Ways to Grow Your Niche Site Once it Has Legs (Next Steps)

16 Ways to Grow Your Niche Site Once it Has Legs (Next Steps)

Realizing that your niche site/blog is gaining momentum and has real potential is extremely exciting.  Getting to that point is not easy and usually takes a while, but once you get there, your brain will start spinning with ideas and ...
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How to Rank Buyer Intent Keyword Phrases with Little or No Link Building in 2017

How to Rank Buyer Intent Keyword Phrases with Little or No Link Building in 2017

One fun way to discover ways to make money as an affiliate is to observe your own search patterns, especially when researching and buying products online. If it's a decently sized purchase, you probably conduct a number of searches from ...
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How to Create Image Galleries with Filtered Search for WordPress Websites

How to Create Image Galleries with Filtered Search for WordPress Websites

I remember looking for filtered search solutions for niche sites many years ago.  The best I could come up with back then was hacking up a few real estate WordPress themes.  Obviously not idea. Fortunately, WordPress plugins have come a ...
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3 Ways to Make WP Coupons Plugin SEO Friendly

3 Ways to Make WP Coupons Plugin SEO Friendly

Whenever possible, I set out to optimize as many pages as possible for search engines.  I'm obviously not alone. About a week ago after deciding I needed to a coupon/discount section in one of my niche sites, I settled on ...
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My Detailed WP Coupons Review (Plus Tips On How To Ramp Up Coupon Offerings)

My Detailed WP Coupons Review (Plus Tips On How To Ramp Up Coupon Offerings)

During my recent push to dramatically increase affiliate commissions, I discovered by looking over quite a bit of commission reports that a "discount" page I set up on one niche site was generating some decent commissions consistently.  It was definitely outperforming other ...
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My Criteo Ad Network Review Reveals Premium CPMs and Potential Increment Ad Revenue

My Criteo Ad Network Review Reveals Premium CPMs and Potential Increment Ad Revenue

When it comes to squeezing out a few extra dollars per 1,000 visitors, incremental revenue is where it's at, whether it's increasing affiliate revenue with existing traffic or incorporating some ad measures that notch up your ad revenue. One of ...
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How I Doubled Affiliate Revenue for One Website without Traffic Increase Inside 2 Months (8 Steps)

How I Doubled Affiliate Revenue for One Website without Traffic Increase Inside 2 Months (8 Steps)

There are two things I'm constantly doing with my niche sites in addition to publishing plenty of content.  They are: Working on increasing revenue per 1,000 visitors; and Increasing trafic. Success with either of those efforts will increase a website's ...
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My Kinsta Hosting Review After 3 Months (22 Sites Hosted)

My Kinsta Hosting Review After 3 Months (22 Sites Hosted)

This Kinsta review might come off like I'm part owner of the company, but I'm not.  I'm effusive with praise and only praise. Let me put it this way. I'm so happy I found Kinsta. It's the best hosting service ...
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Did I Just Get Lucky with My Niche Sites or Are They a Result of Something Else?

Did I Just Get Lucky with My Niche Sites or Are They a Result of Something Else?

Recently an email reader interested in my coaching asked via email whether my niche site success was a stroke of luck or whether it was a result of careful planning that can be taught and replicated? This is a great ...
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How I Ramped Up to Publishing 4 Great Posts Per Day While Slashing My Costs (11 Steps)

How I Ramped Up to Publishing 4 Great Posts Per Day While Slashing My Costs (11 Steps)

This is one of the most important posts I've published on this website.  The reason it's so important is it sets out how to ramp up website content production from a solo writer to building a team without losing money ...
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Should You Sign an Exclusive Contract with an Ad Optimization Service or Network?

Should You Sign an Exclusive Contract with an Ad Optimization Service or Network?

Over the years I've tried many ad optimization services and networks. Some are good, some terrible, some just okay. While not all want to get you signed to an exclusive contract, some will broach the subject.  Some may even urge ...
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Content Views Pro: My Favorite WP Gallery Plugin (It's Not Even Close)

Content Views Pro: My Favorite WP Gallery Plugin (It’s Not Even Close)

My biggest niche site has 40,000 plus images.  Many posts have 30 plus images.  I spend a great deal of time managing photos. While the built-in WordPress gallery feature is easy-to-use and loads very quickly in a post, two problems ...
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Why Would Anyone Publish Content Monetized with Ads When Other Types of Content Can Earn So Much More without Ads?

Why Would Anyone Publish Content Monetized with Ads When Other Types of Content Can Earn So Much More without Ads?

This is a good question. I earn a large part of my income from ads.  I intentionally publish a lot of content that I know can only be monetized with ads. Notice the title to this doesn't ask "why would ...
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Should You Hire a Professional Website Designer for Your Niche Site?

Should You Hire a Professional Website Designer for Your Niche Site?

Sure, and while you're at it go rent an office, buy business cards, upgrade your computer, order letterhead and lease a photocopier before you earn a nickel. I jest. Don't hire a professional designer for your niche site or blog ...
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6 Ways to Foster More Branded Searches of Your Website for Increased Rankings

6 Ways to Foster More Branded Searches of Your Website for Increased Rankings

I've been reading about branded searches and SEO.  I find it super interesting because I can smell the black hat proxies and bots hammering out thousands of branded searches per hour all over the globe.  However, if branded searches do ...
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10 Ways to Funnel Traffic to Cornerstone Content for Better Search Rankings

10 Ways to Funnel Traffic to Cornerstone Content for Better Search Rankings

Organic search traffic is a double edged sword. On the one hand, you need rankings to get search traffic. On the other hand you need traffic to help rankings. I'm a firm believer that content, if on-site SEO is solid, ...
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5 Simple Ways to Get Traffic Fast to a New Website

5 Simple Ways to Get Traffic Fast to a New Website

Starting a new niche site is incredibly exciting. However, it can soon get frustrating if you don't get the results you were hoping for.  It's happened to me more times than I can count. Once results are disappointing, you lose ...
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21 "Content Enhancers" that Takes Content from Drab to Fab

21 “Content Enhancers” that Takes Content from Drab to Fab

I'm not terribly good at most things online except one. I'm not a crackerjack marketer.  I can't write sales copy.  I have no eye for graphic design.  I can't code. It's surprising I've been able to carve out a living ...
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My 8-Step Process for Ordering Content So That I Get Exactly What I Want

My 8-Step Process for Ordering Content So That I Get Exactly What I Want

"You can't always get what you want. But if you try sometimes, well you might just find you get what you need" [from Rolling Stones song "You Can't Always Get What You Want"]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7S94ohyErSw If you want good content from writing ...
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How to Get Loads of Celebrity Photos Legally and How to Use Them in Almost Any Niche

How to Get Loads of Celebrity Photos Legally and How to Use Them in Almost Any Niche

Our culture is obsessed with celebrities. That's good news for you if you publish niche sites. The thing with celebrity obsession is it gets attention and attention drives traffic. I've recently incorporated some celebrity angles in my niche, which is ...
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