AdSense vs. Affiliate Marketing

AdSense vs. Affiliate Marketing: What’s Best?

I earn my living from both display ads (i.e. AdSense) and affiliate marketing. Currently I earn a bit more with display ads, but in the past I earned more with affiliate marketing. ...
Flipping websites vs. Flipping Real Estate

Flipping Websites vs. Flipping Real Estate: A Comparison

I've dabbled in both flipping websites and real estate. Neither are my main business model.  I have no intention of developing a flipping business of any sort either. However, I'm familiar enough with...
May 2018 income report from blogging

Income Report for May 2018 (2 Niche Sites)

May 2018 was steady eddy month.  Pretty much all numbers were similar to April except I took a hit on one affiliate promotion.  Traffic and display ad revenue more or less...
Ways to improve old content for more SEO traffic

29 Ways to Improve Old Content to Increase Search Rankings

In February 2011 Google rolled out the first Panda update.  It sought to devalue low quality web pages in the search rankings. It was catastrophic for many sites that cranked out low...

My Easy Long Tail Pinterest Traffic Strategy

We all want the Pinterest super pin that gets 100,000 repins and shovels traffic to our site. Sadly, it's rare for that to happen.  It's a crapshoot as far as I'm concerned. ...
1.9 million website visits from Pinterest

How I Got 1.9 Million Blog Visitors from Pinterest Doing Almost Nothing

I've been remarkably quiet about Pinterest traffic since I launched this website (formerly FatStacksBlog.com) in 2014. Yet, ironically, Pinterest is now my second biggest traffic driver for my other niche sites.  It...
What is SEO affiliate marketing?

What is SEO Affiliate Marketing? Are You Doing it All Wrong?

There two ways to answer "what is SEO affiliate marketing?" First, it could be defined as affiliate programs for SEO-oriented products, software and services. Or... Second, it could be referring to promoting content to...
Make a decision to go off cliff or stay on the road

SEO vs. Pinterest Traffic: What’s Better?

Should you focus on Pinterest or organic search (Google) traffic? There's a lot of chatter these days about Pinterest for website traffic, especially since Facebook pretty much kicked all media publishers in...
Man multitasking and going crazy at work

What Happens to SEO if You Stop Posting to Social Media? I Decided...

What's the best link you can get for your site? The best link to your site is one that drives traffic. For me it makes sense because I like the traffic and the...
Outsourcing tips for new bloggers

Outsourcing Roadmap for Beginner Bloggers: When, Who, What and How?

Just because you CAN make a buck, should you? There's earning a buck with hustle and then there's earning a buck with systems. In most cases, you're better off foregoing the buck and...