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How to Make More Money From Your Blog in 2016 (With Video)

Top 10 Ways to Make More Money With Your Blog in 2016

All resources mentioned in this video can be found on the Periscope page here. Transcript Below

Know exactly what you’re selling. So you need to pick a niche – and I know you’ve heard this before, but here’s how much it matters in your business – listen closely. It’s really easy to want to be a generalist. I want to be one too! Continue Reading →

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Blog-Fire: How to Install Google Analytics on Your Blog

How to Install Google Analytics on Your Blog

So you need help setting up and installing Google Analytics on your blog? I’ve got you covered. Let’s jump right in. How to Set Up Your Blog for Tracking on Google Analytics

First, sign up for a free account at

You’ll need to login with your Gmail account. If you don’t have one, just create one real fast at Continue Reading →

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Dear Foreign SEO Firms: Get an Editor


Writers, editors, publishers! Lend me your ear. Or, your eyes, as it were. Question: Do you get emails from SEO firms that look like a small child wrote them? I’ve been wondering if I’m alone in this one – I’m always getting these lovely emails from overseas SEO firms who are offering to help push my various sites up to the “top position in Google.” For example, look at this (unedited) one that I received today (name and site redacted to protect the guilty). Continue Reading →

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The Great Kindle Experiment: The Marketing Plan, Part One


Part of the reason I’ve started this site is so that I can keep track of my efforts, in addition to being able to share them with my fellow writers, but also because I need a certain level of accountability if I’m ever going to make this into the full-time business I want it to be. That’s why I’m launching a new effort today, one that’ll focus on the part of this whole Kindle thing that isn’t my favorite – the marketing. Now, don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate it – it’s way better than almost anything else I could be doing for work – but it’s just less awesome than the actual writing part of it. Still, if you look at it the right way, you can make it fun and quite rewarding. So, that’s what I’m going to do. Continue Reading →

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