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17 Ways to Ruin Your New WordPress Blog

If you’ve ever started a WordPress site then you know what I’m talking about. You dive right in, find all the plugins that will make your site amazing!  You pick a theme that you heard was popular and you start writing articles… tons of articles.  And now you’re months in and you realize that there’s something not quite right with your …

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I Earned $147k on Amazon Associates: What to expect your first year

I was surprised when I tallied up how much my blogs earned on Amazon over the last 12 months.  $147,253.02 is pretty staggering considering that it is just one of the income sources on my blogs; however, it’s not so surprising when I look back at the hard work I’ve put in over the last several years to build my …

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How Bloggers Make Money: Income and stats from 13 full-time bloggers

Whenever someone asks what I do for work and I reply “I’m a blogger”, the next question is always the same: “How does that make money?”  Usually, they say that while thinking “blogger” is code for “looking for a real job but can’t get hired.”  I assure you it’s not.  In fact, blogging can be an extremely lucrative career. Most …

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How we find niche site ideas that earn real money

I want your niche site to hit it out of the park!  So how can you make your site a home run and not a total flop? It all starts with the idea. Good businesses are all built on ideas and opportunities.  Think about any business out there, from tiny to gigantic, and they’re all built around a single opportunity …

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Niche Site Consultations and Reviews

I’m really excited to tell you about these new niche site consultations!  We wanted a way to help you get your niche site up an running and be as successful as possible right from the gate.  Well, here it is.  You get to reach us directly to get your site started out right.  Click here to check it out.

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X Theme: An unbiased, in-depth review

Last year, I came across the X Theme by Themeco, which is the #1 selling WordPress theme on Themeforest.  I have had terrible luck in the past buying one-off themes because the designers often dump a theme to make some sales, but do little in the way of support.  Not surprisingly, I was gun shy.  Although the theme looked impressive, …

20 Captivating Headlines for Your Next Blog Post

The headline is king! I have learned that readers are far more likely to click on a headline of “15 Creative Tips for Shooting Sunsets” than a headline of “Sunset Photography Tips for Landscape Photographers.” The best tip for thinking up great headlines is to go to and browse the headlines of major magazines, and then repurpose the titles to fit your …