Posts Tagged "Blog101"


Last updated: 08/29/17By some accounts there are over a billion blogs out there in the world. That’s 1,000,000,000 blogs. That is roughly one blog for every seven or so people on the planet. Filter that down to English-only blogs and you are in the realm of hundreds of millions of places on the internet that would call themselves a blog. Filter that down even more to travel blogs and you’re likely into the hundreds of...

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Last updated: 08/29/17We could write dozens of posts talking about SEO and not even get through everything there is to do to improve your site on a first pass. In fact, we make the topic of SEO a big part of our Grow Your Blog series for that very reason. Some things are simple, such as including target keywords in your title and body of an article (purely because you can’t rank for terms you don’t use). Others are a bit...

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Last updated: 08/8/17Six figures a year from blogging. That truly is a dream we all aspire to, isn’t it? As we’ve found out in our quest to make a real income from blogging, there are many ways to get to six figures a year in income. But while you can approach this question from many different angles, as we plan to outline extensively below, one thing is certain: they are all very, very difficult to achieve. Even though it...

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Last updated: 08/24/17Ah, skyscrapers. We all love them. These articles are the bread-and-butter for many popular blogs as they have the capacity to reach an audience no matter where they are shared- be it a search engine, social media, or otherwise. But for every one blog that does the skyscraper technique well, there are countless others that fall short. And just like the building type these articles are named for, if you...

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Last updated: 07/5/17A 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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