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.Continue reading
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”.Continue reading
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)Continue reading
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.Continue reading
My reason for sharing my website income 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!
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! Continue reading