Archive for October, 2012

Content Creation Group – Goal Tracking

If you are anything like me, then you know that in order to accomplish a goal, you need to set up some sort of accountability.  When I’m able to plan my goals and follow up on my progress, I’m able to accomplish much more. That is the purpose of this page.  This is the Content [...]

Market Samurai vs. Long Tail Pro: Video Demonstration

After creating Long Tail Pro, one of the most common questions that I get is, “What is the difference between Market Samurai and Long Tail Pro?”  Well, trust me, I could go on for hours.  But rather than do that, I decided to make a video that demonstrates some of the basic differences between the [...]

Ready to Set a Goal? Join the Content Creation Group!

Yesterday, I posted about the link between more website content and more search engine traffic.  At the end of the post, I threw out the idea of forming a group that could motivate each other to create more content for their websites.  Well, I received lots of positive feedback in the both the comments and [...]

Is More Website Content the Answer to Increased SEO Traffic?

Wouldn’t it be great to build a valuable internet property that attracted hordes of free Google traffic all day long?  Not only is this fun to dream about, it’s a reality for many bloggers and other webmasters.  In fact, just last week, I answered the specific question related to getting free traffic from Google: How [...]

How to Do Long Tail Keyword Research for Authority Sites

As I’ve mentioned over the past couple of posts here and here (podcast), I’m still actively building niche sites.  But instead of tons of small niche sites, I’m planning to build just a select few large niche sites; or as others call them, Authority Sites. Even though the idea is that authority sites will get [...]

Podcast 11: Building High Quality Niche Sites

After a break of about 4 months, I’ve finally done another podcast!  The podcast recording is just me…no guest this time.  I felt it was important to say a lot of things that are hard to say in a blog post.  I can talk for a half hour and make my points much better than [...]

Excited for the Future of Niche Sites

I’m excited to see what the future brings for niche sites.  I really am. I think in the next few years, there is going to be lots of opportunities for intelligent webmasters to do very well with niche sites.  But that will require innovative thinking, and the strategies of yesterday won’t work anymore. As recently [...]

Running a Marathon and the Panda Update

What does the fact that I’m running a marathon tomorrow and the latest Panda have to do with each other?  Pretty much nothing.  The only connection is that I’m going to talk about them both today. Its Friday today, so this is just kinda a quick free for all post. First, I have talked at [...]

The Impact of the Google EMD Algorithm Update on My Sites

A couple of days ago, I discussed my strategy moving forward for building niche sites.  In a nutshell, this strategy includes focusing on larger and higher quality sites; rather than starting sites with only 1 to 5 pages of content.  Of course, its not all about the amount of content a site has; quality is [...]

Exact Match Domain Google Update and The Way Forward with Niche Sites

The majority of this post was written last Wednesday as I sat in the airport in Lihue, Kauai waiting for my flight back home from my vacation.  However, Google also just made some algorithm changes affecting exact match domains that I wanted to address.  I point out the timing of when I wrote this post [...]