A Critical Lesson on Topic Direction and How to Prevent Feeling Overwhelmed

Sometimes I feel my blog doesn’t offer enough help to people who are just starting or struggling to find their grooves.  Well, if you fit one of those categories, this one’s for you! You’ve probably heard the expression, “For everything you lose, you gain something else.”  (Sometimes it’s used in reverse as well.) Well, when it comes to my hair, […]

Psst. Is Your Email Strategy Missing? Unsure of What to Send?

Every now and then I’ll come across someone who doesn’t have an email list. The top two reasons are typically… 1) I don’t know what to send  2) I don’t want to spam people I can sort of relate to that.  When I first started this site I didn’t have a list for a long time.  My site links […]

7 Notable Website Tips and Strategies Worth Your Attention

This hodgepodge post of website tips and strategies has a little something for everyone.  It covers… How to get a free and extremely thorough search engine ranking guide A tip for improving your affiliate conversions Why image ALT tags still have value The downside to WordPress redirect plugins And more! 1) Don’t Sleep On Your Image ALT Tags […]

How to Build Passive Traffic With Pinterest

How many social media networks do you use where the original post sends you traffic months or even a year later? Pinterest is the only social site that produces results like that for me on an ongoing basis. And if you’re strategic about what you pin/post, you don’t have to spend a lot of time […]

The Aftermath of Google Removing Authorship Photos – Weigh In!

Update: As of August 2014, Google has discontinued Authorship.  So that means your face or name will no longer appear next to the results.  BUT you can still build your Author Rank through earning quality links to your site. Google taught me a lesson a long time ago… Never get too attached to their tools […]

How to Build Traffic and Engage With Influencers Using Expert Interviews

Ann Smarty always BRINGS IT when it comes to offering helpful traffic-building techniques. She is very creative with using online services and social media to gain more exposure for her personal brand and site. I’m honored to have her write yet another guest post for my blog because I know you will discover new tips you can try […]

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 […]