Panda Update on Sports Memorabilia Site – Low Quality Content Doesn’t Work

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This picture is an image is a follow up to the post Perry wrote at SEO Sherpas where he broke down how a site which has terrible content on it is still getting a lot of traffic from Google even after all the quality updates.

 

 

How I Setup an Authority Website With WordPress

Before I Build Anything I Like To Have a Plan

Setting up an authority website has a lot of the same steps as setting up a micro-niche or any other WordPress site but my focus on user experience is different. I plan on using a theme and set up that improves the users experience and engagement but leaves money on the table when it comes to ad click through rate. [Read more…]

Good Website Names – What Do They Have in Common and How I Picked Mine

Search For Available Domains With Namecheap

Now that I have identified my audience and done keyword research it is time to pick my authority websites domain name. But first I want to look at what good website names have in common. [Read more…]

Cheap Article Writing That Doesn’t Suck – $2 Per Article Is Possible

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Getting high quality articles written for a very low cost is a key strength for my online business. In this article and for the first time I share exactly how I get high quality articles created cheaply. Websites having good content has always been important and is only getting more important according to this Matt Cutts interview. [Read more…]

Quality Article Writing Using a Template

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Writing quality content is key to any authority websites success. Google has been clear that they are looking for content that adds value and not just a bunch of words on a page. [Read more…]

How To Do Keyword Research for a Competitive Niche

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We have all heard it before – keyword research is the most important part of building a website. Well for an Authority website keyword research is not as important to me as it is for my micro-niche sites. However, if I were to create my authority site and right away try to rank for my primary keywords I would simply be banging my head against the wall. Let me share with you how I plan on getting traffic to my highly competitive student loan site via the “back door”. [Read more…]

5 Steps To Identifying My Authority Website Niche

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When building an Authority site it is important to not follow the typical instructions of starting with keyword research. Although keyword research is important it is more important to first identify who it is your website is going to serve. How does a Hollywood trick help this process?(see step #5) [Read more…]

4 Internet Marketing Cornerstone Beliefs

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With the amount of crap on the internet and my plan to build multiple websites to earn money I didn’t want to be part of the problem. So a couple years ago I started with 1 belief “Always Add Value” I believed that whatever I did online as long as I added value I would be helping to make the internet a more awesome place. [Read more…]

Reason for this Website Income Case Study

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My reason for sharing what I do online is 2 fold….

1. I know that by putting myself out here I will hold myself accountable to my goal of generating $15k/month in reliable income by the time I am 35!

2. I  want to show other people who have large time commitments (father, full time job) that it is possible to make money online. At the same time

Since I have been working online I have learned the most from the courses where people show me how to do things using a case study site. Lately even when I know and use many of the methods taught I gain insight from real case studies including Ed Dales 30 day challenge and Pat Flynn’s posts on the Niche Site Duel these practical examples are great for everyone involved.

UPDATE – Oct 1, 2012 – I am now able to share with everyone the biggest reason why I am so passionate about making my authority website a success – my first child will be here in 6 months!

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My Reason!

I am extremely excited about this! We are lucky enough to have good jobs but I feel like that is not enough to secure a financial future for my family. Having one income source (a job) is not enough for me, I plan to continue to build my online income to be able to provide an extra layer of financial security for my wife and soon to be born child!  [Read more…]