Blogging has become a very popular hobby within the last 5 years. Websites such as blogspot.com and wordpress.org have provided free space on the Internet for people of all shapes and sizes to put their mind on the web. I want to help you get your blog running and looking good.
First you need a good computer–Dell, HP, and Macs all get the job done. If you’re looking for something that isn’t a laptop, take a look at some of the Dell PCs. They are usually your best bet for getting something good for a very affordable price.
Once you have a reliable computer, we can start surfing the web, and looking for a good spot to put your blog. Different options for blogging exist; it just depends on whether or not you want a free blog or a blog that gives you a little more for a few bucks.Continue Reading
One of the most popular questions received through my blog is about making money online using Google Adsense. Some of the questions has come from my series on building profitable websites while others have come from people criticizing me about the value some place on Adsense revenue.
There are many people having great success with Google Adsense and micro niche sites. They target small niches with several advertisers and dominate search with long tail search terms. Sites are designed to maximize clicks on ads and maximize revenue for the site owners.Continue Reading
Many people jump into making money online hoping to develop the next big thing or develop a strategy to help them get rich overnight.
In the online world there will always be something better, bigger and faster. There will always be a new gimmick, new make money online method or a more profitable way to develop your online businesses.
Making money online isn’t impossible. There will always be a new site, a new system and new technologies coming online. However, as a blogger you will probably not be developing the next big thing or the next kill application.
Regardless of how many times you read about the 16-year old who developed the killer-app, the killer site or the next great social networking tool, there are millions of more failures you don’t hear about.Continue Reading
Many bloggers are lazy and try to take the easy way out when developing their sites. They ignore their readers, have little or no focus and are blinded by high paying keywords.
In a post-Panda era, these are bloggers that are destined to fail.
The success of any blog comes from gaining an understanding about what your readers want. Knowing how people are finding your site, what they type into the search engines and how they interact forms the foundation of a successful blog.Continue Reading
You’re a blogger and you have a goal of making it rich. You have found a list of high paying Google Adsense keywords on some obscure blog and you know the basics of SEO.
The rest is just hard work right? You can develop some content around those keywords, do some link building and some basic on-page SEO and you’re in business right?
If your blogging to make money and Adsense is your primary source of revenue, you’re swimming upstream in shark-infested waters.Continue Reading