Under-The-Radar Affiliate Programs and Strategies For Boosting Commissions

Today I want to highlight some affiliate programs you may not be aware of and also provide some strategies for earning more with programs that have smaller payouts. My goal here is to feature programs that cover many topics so there’s a little somethin’ somethin’ for all tastes. Some of these options listed contain affiliate […]

Hmmm… Should You Use Amazon’s New Affiliate Tool?

I know a lot of you don’t like Amazon’s affiliate program. After all, the commissions are incredibly low and why use them when there’s AdSense, Clickbank, etc? Well I love it.  It’s a catch-all affiliate program when you need an affiliate link for products that aren’t tied to an affiliate program. I don’t earn a […]

Whoa! Ever Been Called a Sellout For Monetizing Your Content?

I’ve been wanting to write this post for some time, but an email I received last week finally convinced me to get busy writing… Hey Lisa, I was wondering if you could do a blog post and share your experience with this. I have an email list that I use for important tips and advice. […]

How to Use The New AdSense Experiment Tool to Compare Unit Performance

A few weeks ago, Google quietly rolled out AdSense Experiments.  Now you can do A/B split testing on your units without editing the code on your site. So for example, if you want to see how changing the color of your ad title impacts your earnings, you can conduct this test right from the tool. […]

An Early Mistake That Causes Some Websites to Choke (Video)

This post is for all the beginners or those who have tried to create online stores, forums or interactive websites and could not get them going. But first, check out a few emails I’ve received recently.  See if you notice any similarities among them. Hey Lisa, I’m ready to quit.  I have been trying to […]

The Google AdSense Scorecard – Why I’m Ignoring Parts of It

No doubt you’ve noticed the scorecard that appears in your Performance reports for AdSense. In a nutshell, this image gives you an idea of how your site is doing health-wise (page speed, crawl errors) and reveals if you are maximizing your earning potential. Beside each category you will see a rating… Here’s mine… Notice I […]

Creating a Successful Niche Website

It’s really crazy that I’ve never created a complete video presentation on content marketing and website creation for people who want to learn how it all works. Occasionally I’ll see YouTube comments that say, “Hey, how do I start making money?” Plus, I’m constantly answering the same questions over and over again via email, Facebook, […]

Why It Pays to Be Patient With Google AdSense

Have you tried the 300×600 unit on your site yet? I finally added it to one of my higher trafficked pages (within the content) just to see how it will pan out. The first week… I had deplorable click-thru rates and less-than-stellar earnings. I was tempted to take it down, but then I remembered a […]