From the category archives:

Link building

How Many Backlinks Are Enough? Advanced Backlinking

This article explores backlinks in more detail and is in response to questions posed by SandyBeachGuy and southerngirl09 over on Infobarrel.  Thanks for the great questions that push me to research and explain. I’m not going to recover the material you can read in these posts: What is a Backlink? What are Bookmarking Sites and How […]

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Topix Website for Link Building and Traffic

News aggregation and public forum site Topix.net recently came to my attention. It has a strong following in small town America and has been heavily criticized for being a hotbed of false rumor, gossip, cyber-bullying and even driving people to suicide. The site was designed for commenting on news but it is more like the wild west of the […]

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We Use Commentluv

Commentluv is a long standing plugin for WordPress blogs that helps increase reader engagement and rewards commenter with keyword rich backlinks.  Rather then explain Commentluv, I’m just going to link to a good explanation of how the comment luv plugin works. If you are interested in going forth and commenting  check out this list of […]

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What are Bookmarking Sites and How To Use Bookmarking Sites

Online article writers and new internet marketers are soon exposed to the concept of bookmarking sites and encouraged to use them.  Writer skeffling over in Infobarrel ask what bookmarking sites are all about. “I still don’t get bookmarking sites.  What is the definition and scope of one?  Do FB and  Twitter fall in that definition?   What we […]

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YouSayToo Revenue Sharing Bites the Dust

Strange happenings over at YouSayToo, or maybe we should have expected this: Dear JadeDragon,2011 has been a good year for YouSayToo. We have done and achieved much but more importantly there’s still so much we can do to make YouSayToo better. We’d like to tell you about our recent developments and future plans.The big news […]

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How to Choose a Revenue Sharing Site

If you plan to write for money or you need to drive traffic and links to your own web properties, you are going to be interested in using one or more revenue sharing sites.  I’ve gravitated to Infobarrel for some obvious reasons, but here are some considerations in picking a good revenue sharing site.  Most […]

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How to Get Edu Links

Many SEO experts believe that getting links from education or .edu sites provides significant credibility in the eyes of search engines.  The theory is that universities will link to authoritative sites, not to low quality sources of information, and they will do it in a low bias way. Also, many .edu sites have developed high PageRank, […]

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The Master Niche Site Checklist

If you are planning a niche site to make money online, than here is a checklist of key things to consider. Where appropriate I’ve linked to resources and products that I use myself and have no issue recommending.  Some of these are affiliate links and if you choose to use the resources via these links, […]

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10 Superb SEO Tips

Having your website be the first result on Google’s search page is an honor so great it’s been called the Holy Grail of SEO.  (If you’re wondering who called it that, it was me, just now.) Many new bloggers sit in wonder about how to even approach that coveted spot, and most never do. As […]

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Xomba Changes

Writing site Xomba is in the process of reinventing itself which begs the question “Is Xomba still useful?” What are the Changes at Xomba? They no longer permit bookmarking to your own blog They no longer want the site used to bookmark your content on other writing sites No affiliate links or advertisements – including […]

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How to Set Up a Feeder Blog

Recently while clicking through a link on a blogroll I discovered a website that was no more – How to Build Residual Income on Blogspot.  Rather than just say “oh well” I did a little research on the site.  First I checked how many links pointed to the site and found out there were hundreds. Than […]

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PostUrOwn.com Review

Recently over at Infobarrel and on Chezfat’s blog I learned of another mass collaboration site called PostUrOwn.com.  The site allows you to create articles that include do follow backlinks.  Please read this post to understand what backlinks are.  PostUrOwn also allows you to earn Adsense revenue and perhaps Amazon and eBay affiliate income through your articles on the […]

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A Simple Way to Make Money for Your Blog

YouSayToo is a site/community that allows you to promote your blog and make some extra Adsense earnings. The site is very simple to use and once set up you can pretty much forget about it (very passive indeed). This little video explains the benefits of adding your blogs to YouSayToo. I also recommend checking out […]

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How to Improve Alexa Rank – 27 Tips

Occasionally I’ve looked at my Alexa Rank and been baffled by how to improve it.  Months ago this site was close to the top 300,000 websites on earth, but a check today shows this site is at 418,564 and seems to be stuck there.  Therefore I’m researching ways to improve the Alexa Rank and presenting these methods […]

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Google Profile as a Link Building Tool

Google Profile is part of Google’s push into social networking but it can be used to add anchored links to all kinds of web properties and if done correctly, feed your sites traffic. Creating Links With Google Profile To add anchored links, go to your Google Profile (mine is located here: http://www.google.com/profiles/cameronjdx) and choose Edit Profile. […]

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Top Traffic Generating Sites for Bukisa

Recently on the Bukisa blog the site admin reported the top twelve sites that brought traffic to Bukisa.  (IE where you should be to bring traffic to your online real estate).  There are some surprises on the list: Stumbleupon.com Facebook.com Answers.yahoo.com reddit.com newsvine.com digg.com twitter.com youtube.com wiki.answers.com mixx.com topix.com craigslist.org StumbleUpon and a number of […]

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Constantly Circulating Your Articles

A tip of the hat to Athlyn Green for writing up a great idea she actually uses to build traffic to her blog and articles she posts on revenue sharing site.  Athlyn compares her system to a Farris Wheel where  the articles ride around getting attention over and over. The system is dead simple.  At the end […]

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How To Get More Traffic To Your Bukisa Articles?

This is republished by permission from Bukisa. The author is Indian based Shanmugam Piramanayagam In addition to his good points about driving traffic to your articles, Shanmugam reveals that in just a couple of months of part time work (mainly 2 successful articles) he is earning nearly a buck a day. Not much to a […]

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Fantastic Link Stacking Sites

I’ve blogged before about the importance of link stacking (click to read this post if you are not familiar with  link stacking) but now a pair of sites has come along that actually automates link stacking.  Yes, it is true, and here is how it works. Best-Reviewer is a new site that allows you to create “tops” […]

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What Makes a Really Successful Blog?

If you are struggling to figure out what makes a really successful blog, here is the secret – successful individual  webpages.  OK that sounds so simple, but most of us miss the obvious.  A successful blog is at its heart, a collection of successful webpages. Google indexes webpages – not websites, not keywords, not domains […]

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