30DC – Day 26 – Finding Long Tail Keywords

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On day 26 we learn how to use Google Analytics and Market Samurai to obtain some long tail keywords.  The reason is that we want to try and expose our blog to the widest range of keywords within our niche that have traffic.   There are two types of long tail keywords that we will be using, Long Tail Derivative Keywords and Semantic Long Tail Derivative Keywords. Let me explain the difference… Long Tail Derivative Keywords: These are keywords that contain …

30DC – Day 25 – Sell Your Blog

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So what do you do with the blog if you decide to cut bait?  Surprisingly the answer is to sell it!  This is one of the great ideas and one that I never thought of going into the 30DC.  There are a few sites out there that allow you to flip your blogs, crazy I know! I mean who would buy it right? Apparently there is a pretty big market for selling websites and you can take advantage of it …

30DC – Day 24 – Go or No Go?

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Go or No Go Day.  On day 24 of the 30DC it is time to analyze your numbers and stats to decide if the niche that was selected is worth pursuing or not.  There is no shame in figuring out that the niche you picked is not viable.  You have learned so much and the elimination of a niche is almost as valuable as finding one that works. Here are some of the key criteria to consider when figuring to …

30DC – Day 23 – Day Off

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We are getting another day off on day 23.  It comes at a good time because I need to go back and learn adwords a little bit better and get my quality scores up.  If you fall below an a 5 Google gives you a warning.  I’m not sure what the warning means, but I don’t like warnings!  hahaha. The creators of the Thirty Day Challenge apparently provides a podcast where they discuss what’s new in internet marketing.  I’ve never …

30DC – Day 22 – Adwords Content Network

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Another aspect of adwords that can be really useful is the Content Network.  The content network consists the ads that appear on sites, the ones that say “ads by google”.  I’ve got a few of them on this website, but you can see an example below.  Anyone can place an Adsense ad unit on their website by just creating an Google Adsense account. After creating an ad campaign there’s an option for picking the type of campaign, Googles Content network …

30DC – Update – Dropping!

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This past week has been a busy one for sure.  Spent the early parts studying for my RE license class exam which I passed.  When I took the test I like to put a mark next to any questions that I’m not 100% sure about.  I like to do that to help me remember, when we review the test during the next class, which ones I had trouble with.   Of all the questions I marked, I got about 80% of …