Google AdSense: How to Attract High-Paying Ads, Myths and More Tips!

The AdSense program has been under a lot of scrutiny over the past few years. Even I’ve been openly critical about some of the aspects of the program such as lack of transparency, minimal support for smaller publishers and inconsistent advice. Nevertheless, it’s been a nice stream of income for me since 2003 and the RPM (average revenue […]

21 Truths About Making Money Online People Never Reveal But Should!

If there was an Internet mountain top and I had a megaphone, here are 21 truths I would shout out… 1) There Is No Step By Step Guide to Success Sure, there are guidelines and principles you can follow, but everyone has to find their own way and no journey is exactly the same. Why? Because not everyone […]

Ouch! How Your WordPress Navigation Can Kill Traffic and Conversions!

For the last four years I have been talking about this topic in small doses both here on my blog and on YouTube, but I’ve never given it the attention it deserves. If you use WordPress for your site, you cannot afford to ignore this one — especially if you’re just starting out. I’m no Derek […]

Google Admits Ranking Will Get Easier for Small Businesses But Here’s a Warning

A couple of weeks ago Google rolled out the softer side of Panda (widely known as Panda 4.0) and many sites that had been impacted in the past saw complete or partial traffic recoveries. Panda 4.0 was one of the biggest algorithm updates in a long time and, according to Matt Cutts, will lay the groundwork […]

Income Diversification & Affiliate Marketing Tips You Can’t Miss (1st Podcast)

In my last YouTube video where I “spilled the tea” on the latest AdSense Scandal, I mentioned that I was very glad that I diversified my income over the years. Some of you were curious about how I do it, so I figured that would be a good topic to cover in my first podcast. Yes, yes.  I finally dipped […]

Why Your Blog Needs a Shot of Vulnerability From Time to Time

Do you only post facts when you write for your blog?  Are you afraid to talk about relevant issues you struggle with? Well, I’m going to share why that’s not always a good thing. Just because you may be seen as an authority in a given niche, doesn’t mean you always have to appear perfect. You’re human […]

Is Distraction Threatening Your Site’s Progress? Here’s Help!

If getting distracted were a crime, I’d be doing major time! No lie. It has really affected my productivity in the last year.  Can you relate? How many times have you gone online to do something and ended up doing everything BUT that task because you got distracted by some email, notification, etc? I’m not […]

Niche Websites in 2014 – What Works & What’s Dead!

Let’s not fool ourselves here, ladies and gents.  The Internet has DRASTICALLY changed since I started. Long gone are the days where you could buy a keyword-rich domain, stuff the site with keyword-focused content and rank for your desired phrase in 2 weeks through article marketing and other kind of submissions that Google now frowns […]