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Last updated: 05/10/17A while back, we published a guide for how we optimized our CPM advertising with an Amazon and Adsense waterfall. This setup served us well for quite some time and earned us just over $3 CPM across all page views on our site. Over the last few months our blogs have grown rather steadily, with a combined monthly page views of around 175,000 to 200,000 between the two, and we began looking in to see if we could...

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Last updated: 05/10/17Since publishing this post, we have switched our ads over to the private network Mediavine. To read our Mediavine review, click the previous link. If you have about 50,000 monthly page views or more we highly recommend checking them out as our revenue is triple what we are earning via the method below! If you are under, you may still apply but we recommend the method below until you grow and are able to get into...

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Last updated: 02/21/17Hey there! Are you looking for some awesome travel tips, advice, destination, and lifestyle design content? We know that navigating our 700+ posts on Living the Dream can be difficult at times. To help with this, we wanted to share our current Top 20 most shared posts to help you find some articles we think you’ll thoroughly enjoy! #1 – DIY – Building a Pinnable Travel Map Have you ever wanted...

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Last updated: 03/2/17There is a lot of talk in the blogging circuit on finding your niche, and there are any number of analyses out there as to why niche building is important. We thoroughly agree with this point, and rather than rewrite the same article a thousand times over (a huge pet peeve of mine), we want to look at niche building a different way. You see, everyone looks at niche building as a way to stand out from the crowd and...

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Last updated: 04/16/17One of the things I hate the most about people who unveil blogging secrets is that more often than not what they are doing is not a secret and is instead what most everyone is doing to begin with. So when we decided to start writing about blogging here on our site, we knew exactly what not to do. In our blogging series here on Living the Dream we want to only share useful experiments that we personally tried, and...

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The Power of Asking For What You Want

The Power of Asking For What You Want


Posted By on Jul 24, 2016

Last updated: 02/22/17There is a myth in blogging that if you do everything right your site will become a success over time. In fact, this is a popular belief with just about everything in life, and it is a myth because it simply does not happen. The most powerful thing you can do in blogging (and life in general) is not become the best at what you do, but is simply this: ask for what you want. When it comes down to it the ones who...

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