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Establishing a Make Money Online Blog

make money online blog

When I first started writing for the web 10 years ago, the top bloggers were Shoemoney, John Chow, and Darren Rowse (Problogger). At that time, blogging was booming, and make money online blogs were a dime a dozen. If anything, blogging in the make money online niche was discouraged because it was “saturated”. Nothing was further from the truth. Some niches are big enough for everyone. The top 3 are:…
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How To Create Social Media Profiles for Your Blog in Two Hours

social media profiles for your blog

A Little Backstory I spent the majority of 2014 building a social media department for an established SEO firm. During that time, I learned a TON about the business side of using social media. As the manager of the department, it was my job to keep up with the ever-changing aspects of social media and adapt my staff to them. It was actually amazing and fun. If you’re reading this…
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WordPress Themes for Fun and Profit

WordPress Themes

There are about a zillion themes out there available for WordPress. It can be a daunting task to choose one to use on your blog. Not only that, there’s a lot to know about themes like what colors work best for business or how many columns are a best practice. Every little element you choose can affect your site’s ability to convert visitors into subscribers or subscribers into sales. What’s…
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Essential WordPress Plugins for Beginning Bloggers

essential wordpress plugins

Stock WordPress doesn’t have much in the way of customization, but it does have a robust plugin engine that will make it do anything you want. You can turn your site in to a membership site, forums, a social network, or just add this functionality to your blog. Besides adding functionality and customization, plugins also protect your site from spam, optimize it for the search engines, and so much more…
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How To Build a Blogging Empire in 2016

build a blogging empire

Why not? It’s easy. It’s cheap. It’s fun…well, if you like writing. It’s not for everyone, but if it’s for you, then you need a blog. Getting a Blog This is a lot easier than it sounds. Let’s get serious for a minute, though. If you’re thinking that you can create a free blog just to test the waters, stop. Yes, you can do that, but you will have a…
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Ready, Set, Blog

ready set blog

I’ve had a WordPress site in some form since 2008. I’ve had an online blog at LiveJournal since 2001. The point I’m trying to make here is that I’ve had a lot of time and experience online and nothing to show for it. There are a lot of reasons for that, but in keeping with new ideas and endeavors, I’m aiming to keep things SIMPLE. I’m going with ONE IDEA:…
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