When I first started publishing content on the Internet nearly 20 years ago, I had no real ambition to make any money at all. It was just a hobby and I’d be thrilled with I’d get a message from just one random stranger.
While it’s been proven time and time again that it’s possible to make that magical, six-figure income blogging, the sad truth is that many blogs – in fact most blogs – don’t make much money at all. But don’t let that discourage you. I’m going to give you 10 reasons why they don’t make much […]
Does the following scenario sound familiar to you? You have tried virtually all you could to convince yourself that your blog is on the right path, but you still have a feeling that something just isn’t right.
People all around are beginning to catch on to what it means to have a digital legacy. It matters when you make a post online, be it a status update or your blog’s next article. There are times when we would truly rather just speak our minds, but are we considering what is being put […]
There’s an old saying: The more things change, the more they stay the same. I read an old article on a blog last week that bemoaned the fact that in 2004 most bloggers were blogging for peanuts. We’ve come a long way since 2004, but in some ways, nothing has changed. According to the article,
Blogs are still important tools for brands because they allow marketers to maintain full control of their content, and the analysis they can run on that content.
You’ve probably seen a few posts on things you should do when you set up your blog. But sometimes if you look at it as “Things you shouldn’t do” it makes more of an impact. So here, in no particular order, are the top ten blog design mistakes you should avoid. 1. No “About Me” […]
When you first get started with blogging, you’ll have to make a lot of decisions. You’ll need to decide on the topics that you’ll explore in your posts, you’ll need to choose (and find) a domain name, you’ll need to come up with a site design… the list goes on and on.
When you look at the number of comments on your blog compared to the total number of visitors it’s almost mind-boggling to see how passive your readers are. Add in other KPIs like the number of times they “like” your content, or the number of subscribers you have,
1. Purpose You make money with your blog or because of your blog, but your blog itself does not make money. Therefore, it’s important to define the purpose of your blog, or the reason you’re blogging, and always keep that purpose in sight. For example,
Most bloggers fail to make money because of one major reason: they try to make money without having any products sell. If you want to create a passive income from your websites, don’t focus on making money by selling ads or Google AdSense. Create your own products.
Let’s follow a traditional path, shall we? If we were to follow the basic guidelines set out by modern society, the idea is that you’re supposed to go to school and get good grades. (Let’s ignore the challenges of student loan debt for the purposes of this mental journey.
On this episode of the Dot Com Lunch, I show you how to get great audio with your video by adding a Zoom H1n digital audio recorder to your video setup. Subscribe to my YouTube Channel
On this episode of the Dot Com Lifestyle vlog, I met up with the Little House on the HWY at South Orange County Cars and Coffee. I checked out the former school bus that got turned into a house and all the multi-million dollar supercars.
Split testing is a necessary evil. It’s tedious and time consuming, however it’s one of the quickest ways to achieve online success.Â Using this strategy can add immediate value to your website if conducted properly.
Burnout is hardly a brand new phenomenon, but it is an issue that has been exacerbated by the self-led opportunities of the online economy. Because we’re practically all connected to the Internet at any given time and the startup costs for an online business are practically nil, anyone can do it.
You’ve probably come across an online quiz or seven where they ask if you’ve ever done this, if you’ve ever eaten that, or if you’ve ever visiting this place or that. You tally up your score and determine that you’ve still got a lot of the world to see, a lot of food to eat, and a lot of items […]
Having a solid landing page is important to ensure you get the right conversions. Without a high conversion rate, you’ll be amazed at how much you’ll struggle to get from Point A-to-B. With that said, I’ve dedicated much of my time to finding out what works compared to what doesn’t.
Domain authority is very important when building an online business especially when you want to generate organic traffic. For those of you NOT aware “domain authority” refers to the entire value of your domain as established over the years looking at such elements like size,
I still remember when I was a kid, if I was unsure about the lyrics of a song and I totally misheard them, there was no real way for me to verify them. So, I’d go about my days and weeks and years, singing along with totally the wrong words. For the longest time, I thought that they were saying […]
Sally and I attended the open house of Hillbank Motor Sports. Hillbank Motor is a premier dealer for Shelby and Superformance Cobra, Daytona Coupe, GT40, Corvette Grand Sport cars, apparel and accessories. They’re also a Caterham Dealership and recently added Ruffian ebikes to their portfolio.
Conversion rate optimization (CRO) plays a huge role in the design and composition of websites, whether you factor it in or not. As a web developer and designer, it is your job to provide an optimal user experience first and foremost. The overall design has to look good, yes,
In the marketing & growth world, “growth hacking” is probably the most misused (and overused) buzzword of all time. Everyone is looking for that one hack, that one quick win that will solve all their growth problems. The reality is,
Warfare Plugins has already fixed the problem. If you update the plugin, the redirects will go away. DO IT NOW if you have this plugin installed. But do read on for additional actions you should probably take. This happened today, 3/21/19 Zero day hack – details at https://warfareplugins.
How do you do affiliate marketing with Amazon? Believe it or not, this is one of the most frequently asked affiliate marketing questions of all time. With Amazon running a highly successful affiliate program,
On April 18th, network with some of the biggest companies in the gambling industry and affiliate marketing space at the Prague iGaming Affiliate Conference organized by Smile-Expo. iGaming experts will be in attendance and will discuss their solutions to the current gambling market.
According to a study by Feedvisor: When consumers are ready to buy a specific brand of products, nearly 74% of them go straight to Amazon. The study was taken from more than 2,000 consumers who have purchased something from Amazon in past two years. .
Great News – LinkedIn has launched its annual (this is the company’s first year to publish), Marketing Madness: Buzzword Beaters’ bracket. To get into the NCAA March Madness spirit,
Our friends at Facebook have an awesome feature that lets you invite people who have engaged with a post on your Facebook Page to actually Like your Page (if they don’t already).
Funny part is Jitendra interviewed me before, watch the first initial interview here. Ian Fernando: Hey guys Ian Fernando here at Ianfernando.com and I have special guests and the craziest part is he actually interviewed me way back in a day at Affiliate summit no not affiliate summit,
Though there are many affiliate programs out there, CrakRevenue affiliate network deserves the title of Kings of Adult, Dating and Cams. With an extensive list of premium adult offers you won’t find anywhere else,