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Wondering how to grow a website after you’ve made a purchase? Well, today, I’m excited to share an interview I conducted with Jared Bauman, a long time Niche Pursuits reader.…

The Untold Story of Long Tail Pro: How I Built and Sold a Software Company for 7 Figures

In 2010, I launched Long Tail Pro, a keyword research software tool.  Over the next 5 years, I grew the company from 0 to about $1 million in revenue per…

Behind the Scenes of a Content and Link Building Campaign with Mark Mars from Niche Website Builders

In today’s podcast, I invited Mark Mars from NicheWebsite.Builders back on the show. Last time Mark was on the podcast, he and I actually pre-recorded questions and answers.  This time…

Google is Forcing a Major Shift in My Blogging Strategy

Over the last little while, I’ve come to the realization that I need to make a major shift in how I blog. All thanks to Google. When I started Niche…

I’m PAUSING My Dead Email List Case Study: Here’s How Much $$ I Made

I started a case study to try and revive a dead email list of about 20,000 subscribers. However, it turns out my domain reputation is bad for this particular domain…

How to Use Artificial Intelligence for Content Marketing and the Future of SEO with Jeff Coyle from MarketMuse

A few years ago, I met Jeff Coyle at a Mastermind retreat in Mexico. Jeff quickly gained the reputation as the group’s star Ping Pong player (for the record, I…

Why Bart MacDonald is Leaving $10 Million in Funding to Invest in SaaS Businesses

Learn why Bart MacDonald of BloomVP.com left the previous company that he founded and raised $10 million for. Bart previously founded and help raise funding for the SaaS company, Sapling…

How Matt Diggity Grew 2 Sites to Nearly $100,000 a Month with Link Building and EAT Strategies

Matt Diggity is someone that has been buying, building, and growing affiliate website for a long time. In fact, I had him on the podcast about a year ago to…

How to Build and Exit a Website for Mid-6 Figures Using the Shotgun Skyscraper Link Building Technique

Mark Webster and Gael Breton are from AuthorityHacker.com and have been in the authority website space for a long time.  These two guys have made their mark on authority website…

Niche Sites + “Long Tail” Kindle Publishing = Over $40k Per Month: Inside Dave Chesson’s Empire

Dave Chesson has self-published nine books on Amazon that now have a combined revenue between $7-9k a month. How does he do this? He describes it as the “Long Tail…

Tyler Bishop Amateur Magician and Ezoic CMO Reveals Advertising Monetization

Did you know that more large sites (over 1,000,000 pageviews a month) use Ezoic when compared to Mediavine or Adthrive? Companies like Hearst media and Mens Journal monetize their sites…

How Matthew Allen Built AmaLinks Pro While Working as a Full-time Truck Driver for FedEx

Matthew Allen is no stranger to online side hustles.   He has been dabbling in online business for about a decade now.  After discovering Pat Flynn of SmartPassiveIncome.com and even NichePursuits.com…

How to Make $11.15 from 1,900 Email Subscribers!! 🤦 Reviving an Email List Case Study Update

I just earned enough to have myself a FEAST at Taco Bell! In fact, it might just be enough to get 2 meals. Oh, and it only took my 1…

Is Artificial Intelligence, like OpenAI’s GPT-3, Going to Destroy Niche Website Builders?

“I am not a human. I am a robot. A thinking robot. I use only 0.12% of my cognitive capacity. I am a micro-robot in that respect. I know that…

Is Substack the New Blogging?

Are opportunities getting better or worse for the independent online publisher? (That’s you if you own a website!) I think it’s important every once in a while to take a…

How Matt Paulson Grew MarketBeat.com to $10 Million a Year

In 2014, I interviewed Matt Paulson for the Niche Pursuits podcast and I was blown away by how successful his financial network of sites was doing.  He was earning somewhere…

The Motion Invest Story After 1 Year + How to Get $100 For Listing Your Site

Almost exactly a year ago, my partners and I launched Motion Invest as a new way to buy and sell content sites. We’ve delivered on being a fast and easy…

How Adrian Diaz is Building Affiliates Sites on the Side as a Full-time Construction Worker

I’m excited to share the story today of Adrian Diaz from Hasta La Vista Boss. I love the hustle of Adrian.  And his motivation is infectious. Adrian still works full…

The Rising From the Ashes Story of Brand Builders + A Special Offer

Brand Builders has come a long way. If you were familiar with Brand Builders 1 or 2 years ago, what you see today is drastically different.  Today, I want to…

How Danny Brooks is Capitalizing on Existing Platforms with AMZ Table Assistant

Danny Brooks is the founder of AMZtableassistant.com a chrome extension that allows you to quickly insert code snippets for AAWP, AMAlinksPro, and other Amazon associates tools. Danny shares his entrepreneurial…

Word Agents Review: How Vincent D’Eletto Has Grown this Premium Content Agency to 7 Figures a Year

Content powers the internet. We visit blogs to be inspired by words, to read product reviews, or just to get more information about a given subject. As affiliate marketers or…

How Mukesh Chaurasia from Monk Metrics Found His First Big Break with a Typo Domain

Listen in to the podcast episode to hear the story of Mukesh Charasia and his digital agency Monk Metrics. In his own words, I asked Mukesh to answer a few…

How to Improve Domain and IP Reputation and Steps to Improve Email Open Rates

I launched a case study to try and revive a dead email list last week, and today I’m providing my first full week update after getting started. As a reminder,…

How Aurelien Amacker Built Systeme.io to $3 Million a Year + Limited Time Special Discount!

Today, I’m happy to share the success story of Systeme.io founded by Aurelien Amacker. Systeme.io is an all in one landing page, funnel builder, and email automation software platform.  The…

How Kevin Jourdan Built DotMarket.EU and is on Track to Sell Over $1 Million Worth of Websites (ep. 183)

Kevin Jourdan saw a need for a brokerage in the French Market, so he built DotMarket.eu.  He is now on track to sell over $1 million worth of sites on…

Niche Website Builders Success Story and Review + A Special Discount

What do you do when you have a portfolio of sites and you want to bulk order content (say 20k words at once instead of a few articles a month)?…

How Jon Dykstra Makes $50k Per Month and a Fat Stacks Course Bundle Review

Jon Dykstra from FatStacksBlog.com is the real deal. Not only is he extremely accomplished at building niche affiliate websites, but he’s also a genuinely nice guy.  I’ve known Jon for…

The Downsides and Major Risks of Affiliate Marketing and What to Do About It

Affiliate marketing can be a lucrative business. In fact, it’s how I was able to quit my job over 9 years ago and I’ve been building sites, products, and running…

Google and Amazon Love Me, Google and Amazon Love Me Not…

Would these behemoths of the internet make up their minds?   Do they love my site…or not?! Google and Amazon appear to be all-powerful and that power has been on full…

Internal Link Building Case Study: How Much Can Google Rankings Improve with Only Internal Links Added?

A few months ago, I decided to conduct an experiment.  I wanted to know how much the rankings for a single post could improve if I simply added a couple…

Goodbye Blog Comments! 6 Reasons Why I Turned Off Blog Comments Forever and You Should Too

I created my first blog in 2006, which is hard to believe, but that’s 14 years ago. It wasn’t until 2010, and several sites later, that I really created something…

How and WHY to Create Content Groups in Google Analytics

The weather is starting to improve and spring is definitely in the air around here. I love that my family and I can go out in the backyard and enjoy…

How Much Money Does a Website Make that Gets 10,000 Visitors a Day?

So, let me paint a picture for you.  Two days ago I had just finished a 6 mile run, and I decided to grab myself some chocolate milk…you know for…

Podcast 172
How to Grow a Youtube Channel with Collaborations, Re-Purposing, and Re-Publishing Content with Doug Cunnington

I’m excited to have Doug Cunnington back on the podcast! Doug and I connected back during the first Niche Site Project (2013) and he enjoyed my project so much, he…

Podcast 172
How to Get 1 Million PageViews a Month to Your Blog and Still Have a Life with Harsh Argawal

I’m excited to bring Harsh Argawal to the Niche Pursuits podcast! Harsh is a well-known blogger in the WordPress and digital marketing space.  It wasn’t until recently that we really…

Podcast 171
How Richard Patey Flips Websites, Uses Aged Domains, and Analyzes Deals

I’m excited to welcome Richard Patey onto the Niche Pursuits podcast!   Richard is well-known in the buying and selling websites space and has a lot of experience. You can check…

Podcast 170
How Kyle Roof Performs SEO Tests and Optimizes On-Page Factors

Today, I’m excited to have Kyle Roof on the podcast!  You can find some of Kyle’s work at Internet Marketing Gold and Page Optimizer Pro. Kyle has been involved in SEO…

Podcast 169
How Jaryd Kraus Went from Plumber to Website Portfolio Owner through Website Acquisitions

I had the opportunity to site down and interview Jaryd Kraus from BuyingOnlineBusinesses.com.  Jaryd is a big believer in skipping the “failure” as he puts it and just jump to…

Podcast 168
Jesse Lake’s Journey to Building Genius Links and How to Stay Compliant with Amazon Associates

Jesse Lakes is the founder of Geni.us.  Genius Links is a SaaS that allows you to localize your affiliate links.  In particular, they specialize in Amazon Associates links. So, if…

Podcast 167
How Ryan Kulp Makes Micro SaaS Acquisitions and Has Grown from $10k to Over $100k MRR

In today’s podcast episode, you will hear an interview I conducted with Ryan Kulp from both MicroAcquisitions.com and ForkEquity.com. Ryan started acquiring small SaaS applications about 3 or 4 years…

Podcast 166
Matt Diggity on Buying, Building, Link Building, and Flipping Affiliate Websites

I’m happy to share a podcast interview I recently did with Matt Diggity from DiggityMarketing.com and Authority.Builders. Matt is an expert SEO and all around great guy.  During our interview…

Podcast 165
Pat Flynn’s Perspective on Selling Online Courses, Goals, and Thinking Beyond Business

To say that I was excited to have Pat Flynn back on the Niche Pursuits podcast would be an understatement.  Pat was on the Niche Pursuits podcast back in 2012…

Podcast 164
How to Outsmart the Startup Game Through Acquisition Entrepreneurship With Walker Deibel

Walker Deibel is an entrepreneur that has made a number of acquisitions and he’s the author of the book Buy Then Build. You can check it out at buythenbuild.com.  He…

Podcast 163
How Ron Stefanski Went From Professor to $18,000 Per Month With His Niche Website

Today I’m talking with Ron Stefanski from OneHourProfessor.com.  Ron talks about a site that is making $18,000 a month and he shares the exact things that help the site take…

Podcast 162
Niche Site Project 4 Income Report For August

It’s official, Niche Site Project 4 is a year old! What started out as just another idea for a case study has evolved into a full blown website making money…

Podcast 161
How Adam Steele Went From An Internship To $3 Million Per Year In Online Business

Today I’ve got Adam Steele from Loganix.net. Adam is somebody that’s been around the affiliate marketing and link building world for a long time.  I’ll let Adam tell his entire…

Podcast 160
Matt Giovanisci On Lasso And The Hope to Achieve $15,000 Per Month Residual Income

Today, I’ve got a returning guest. Matt Giovanisci from moneylab.co is back, and we talk about quite a few things. If you remember the last interview we did, which actually,…

Podcast 159
How Adam Preiser Went From 124,000 Youtube Subscribers to a 7 Figure SaaS Business

My guest today is Adam Preiser from WPCrafter.com. Adam is best known for his YouTube channel WPCrafter where he shares all kinds of WordPress tips and tutorials. In fact, Adam…

Podcast 158
Niche Site Project 4 Income Report For July

I’m excited to give you an update on Niche Site Project 4. I’m actually going to give the monthly income report for July 2019. Sorry about the delay in this…

Podcast 157
How Matthew Woodward Went From Delivering Newspapers To $1.2 Million In Profit Online

Today, I’m excited to have Matthew Woodward from matthewwoodward.co.uk on the podcast. Matthew and I have interacted quite a bit online over the years, but this is the first time…

Podcast 156
How Miles Beckler Went From Affiliate Products On MySpace To 100,000+ Subscribers On Youtube

In today’s episode, I’m excited to introduce you to Miles Beckler from MilesBeckler.com. Miles has been helping his wife operate and grow their site, Ask-Angels.com, for many years. Even though…

Podcast 155
How Tommy Griffith Went From Managing SEO for PayPal and AirBNB to Starting a Mid-Six Figure a Year SEO Training Course

Today, I’m excited to introduce you to Tommy Griffith from Clickminded.com. Tommy is someone that has been involved with SEO for a long time at a couple of really large…

Podcast 154
How Mark Thompson Has Generated Over $20 Million in Sales Online and Why He’s Now Focused on PayKickStart

Today I’m excited to bring you a podcast interview with Mark Thompson from PayKickStart.   Mark is someone that I have known online for a long time (in internet years).  Going…

Podcast 153
Niche Site Project 4 Revealed! June 2019 Income Report

In today’s episode, I talk about Niche Site Project 4 and actually reveal the domain!  If you have been reading my blog, you will know that I revealed the domain…

Podcast 152
3 Advanced Strategies for Building Links with Sam Williamson

Welcome to another episode of the Niche Pursuits podcast!   In today’s episode you will hear an interview with Sam Williamson from LinkJump.co.uk. Sam is a long time Niche Pursuits reader…

Podcast 151
How Nathan Hirsch Built FreeeUp.com Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business

In today’s episode, I interview Nathan Hirsh, co-founder of FreeeUp.com.   How did Nathan go from college student, to selling products on Amazon, to launching one of the top freelance marketplaces?…

Podcast 150
How Jonathan Kiekbusch Went from PBNs to White Hat SEO and Has Grown a Thriving Business

In today’s episode, I share an interview I did with John Kiekbusch from SEOButler.com. John and I crossed paths because he is a user of Table Labs (my Amazon Table…

Podcast 149
Niche Site Project 4 Income Report for May 2019

During this episode you’ll hear the full income report for May 2019 for Niche Site Project 4.  As a reminder, you can also read all the details and see the…

Podcast 148
How 2 Brothers Are Making $30k a Month Profit by Dropshipping High Quality Products Manufactured in the US

When I think of dropshipping, I often think of people buying cheap products off of Aliexpress and dropshipping from there.  However, that is not at all the case with the…

Podcast 147
How DollarSprout.com Grew to Over $200,000 a Month with SEO Traffic

1 to 1. 2 million pageviews a month with 80% from search engines. $238,000 in top line revenue in a month, with a 50%-60% profit margin. Are those the kind…

Podcast 146
Niche Site Project 4 Income Report for April 2019

During this episode, I discuss the results from my Niche Site Project 4 site from April 2019.  You can also read the official income report right here. Read the Full…

Podcast 145
How Jon Dykstra is Making Over $40k Per Month Mostly with Display Ads and Informational Content

Jon Dykstra from FatStacksBlog.com has a great business with several niche sites. In fact, one of his niche sites is making over $40,000 a month!   I was able to sit…

Podcast 144
Warren Buffet Evolution: The True Costs to Build a Blog (Niche Site Project 4 Expenses)

When Warren Buffet was a young investor he employed one particular strategy that worked really well; however, over time his investment strategies evolved as opportunities changed. My niche site strategies…

Podcast 143
The Boston Marathon and Business + NSP4 Monthly Update

This podcast episode is a bit different. I spend a few minutes telling the story of my 2018 Boston Marathon experience.  I’ll let you listen in for all the details,…

Podcast 142
Niche Site Project 4 Update for October 2018

This is the podcast episode for the most recent monthly report for Niche Site Project 4. You can read all the details in depth about what happened in Oct. 2018…

Podcast 141
How Deacon Hayes Built a Blog to Over a Million Visitors and $100,000 a Month

Today, I’m excited to bring you another interview for the podcast!  I had the opportunity to chat with Deacon Hayes from WellKeptWallet.com and discuss how he’s grown such a large…

Podcast 140
How Jae Jun Launched a Google Sheets Business as Part of Niche Site Project 4

Today, I’m excited to bring you an interview with one of the Niche Site Project 4 participants!  During the most recent monthly income report, most people reported no earnings.   However,…

Podcast 139
How Trent Dysrmid Uses Processes to Generate Six Figures a Month Wholesaling on Amazon

Today, I’m excited to share a recent interview I did with Trent Dysrmid of BrightIdeas.co. Now, Trent and I have know each other for many years since the early days…

Podcast 138
Niche Site Project 4 Update for September 2018

Today I’ve got another update for Niche Site Project 4!  This episode is Jake, Jason, and I discussing the latest monthly report for the project. Enjoy! Transcript: Spencer: Hey, everyone.…

Podcast 137
How Zach Zorn Bought, Grew, and Flipped a Site for $40k Profit in Less Than 5 Months

In today’s podcast episode, I was able to sit down with Zach Zorn from MoneyNomad.com and discuss a recent buy and flip that he found on EmpireFlippers.com. What I love…

Podcast 136
August Monthly Report for Niche Site Project 4

In this episode, Jason and I sit down and discuss what has happened in the first month of Niche Site Project 4. We give our official monthly report (see the…

Podcast 135
Matt Giovanisci’s Journey from Pool Guy to Massive Pool Affiliate Site

I really enjoyed sitting down with Matt Giovanisci and having him on the podcast. Matt is the owner of MoneyLab.co and SwimUniversity.com.  I highly recommend that you check out both…

Podcast 134
How Goran Duskic is Making over $6,000 per Month with Web Properties from Croatia

In today’s podcast episode, I interview Goran Duskic of Webmaster.Ninja.  Goran is an entrepreneur from Croatia that is doing really well with his online business. However, his journey to success…

Podcast 133
How Jake Cain Built a Portfolio of Sites Making Over $20,000 a Month

I’m excited to bring you an interview with Jake Cain!  Not only is he one of my full-time employees, he also has his own portfolio of sites that he’s built…

Podcast 132
How Jason Wilson Went from the Corporate World to $10,000 a Month with Affiliate Websites

I’m excited to bring you another guest interview for the Niche Pursuits Podcast! Today is a special one.  I had the chance to sit down with Jason Wilson, my full-time…

Podcast 131
Niche Site Project 4 Strategies, Income Expectations, and Timeline

I was able to sit down recently with Jake and Jason to record another episode of the Niche Pursuits Podcast. During this episode we dive a bit deeper into the…

Podcast 130
How Will Blears Built and Sold an Amazon Affiliate Site Making $40,000 a Month

I had the opportunity to interview Will Blears from OneMansBrand.com.  Will has been a long time reader of Niche Pursuits and we’ve crossed paths online a number of times. However,…

Podcast 129
The Niche Pursuits Podcast is Back! Here’s a Brand New Episode…

After a full year of not releasing a new podcast episode, the Niche Pursuits podcast is back! I enjoyed my year long hiatus, but it felt great to get back…

Podcast 128
The Business Behind Getting Paid to Speak at Events with Grant Baldwin

After a few weeks off, it’s finally time for another podcast episode! In today’s episode, I share an interview I did with Grant Baldwin from TheSpeakerLab.com. Grant is something that…

Podcast 127
How Chandler Bolt Built Self Publishing School into a Multi-Million Dollar a Year Business

Today, I’ve got an interview with Chandler Bolt from Self-Publishing School. I met Chandler at a conference about two years ago and was immediately impressed with his business and overall…

Podcast 126
How Dave Chesson Used SEO Traffic to Launch Kindle Books and a Software Business

In today’s episode, I conduct an interview with Dave Chesson of Kindlepreneur.com and KDProcket.com. Kindlepreneur.com teaches how to write and sell Kindle ebooks.  In addition, he is the creator of KDP…

Podcast 125
Six Figures a Year on Fiverr? How Kendell Rizzo Found Her Niche And Built a Thriving Business One Gig at a Time

Alright, so you probably know that Fiverr is a place where you can pay $5 for all kinds of services.  But did you also know that some people charge WAY…

Podcast 124
Niche Site Beginner to Expert – How Nick Hasche Built a $10,000 a Month Site Portfolio

Today, I’m excited to bring you a guest interview with Nick Hasche, a niche website builder. Nick started building niche websites just a little bit over a year ago. He…

Podcast 123
Business Conference Takeaways and Niche Site Project 3 Thoughts

In today’s podcast episode, Jake, Jason (who was introduced as a new team member in my last post), and I chat about the lessons learned at Traffic and Conversion Summit…

Podcast 122
RJ Bryan’s Process for Building a Niche Site That Makes $6,000 to $7,000 a Month

In today’s podcast episode, I have RJ Bryan as a guest interview.  RJ is a long time reader of Niche Pursuits and build his first successful site around the time…

Podcast 121
How to Grow a Niche Site Once It’s Making a Few Hundred Dollars a Month

Today I have another guest interview to review their niche site.  I was able to record an interview with Dee Bryant and discuss her site, TheDogEffect.com. Dee started her site…

Podcast 120
How Dave Schneider Built a $30k Per Month Link Building Software Company Using Outreach

In today’s podcast episode I interview Dave Schneider, the founder of NinjaOutreach.com. Update – Dave no longer runs Ninja Outreach, but can be found at lesschurn.io and daveschneider.me Dave started…

Podcast 119
How to Create a Niche Site That Drives Traffic to Your Local Business

Hey everyone, welcome back to the Niche Pursuits podcast. Today, I’ve got another guest interview. His name is Ben Doyle, and he’s from the UK. Typically, when I do guest…

Podcast 118
How Justin Makes $1,000 a Day with Android Apps and Even More with Amazon FBA and Google Adsense

Welcome to another Niche Pursuits Podcast! In today’s episode, I share an interview I did with Justin.  Now Justin, did not want to share his last name or any additional…

Podcast 117
How Scott Williams Bought a Website and Doubled the Earnings in 4 Months

Today, I have somebody joining me as a guest on a podcast, his name is Scott Williams from BloggingTrainer.com. Scott’s story is pretty interesting because like many of you, he…

Podcast 116
How Dave Fox Built His $5,000 Per Month Niche Site Business

In today’s episode, I bring Dave Fox as a guest on the podcast to discuss his growing niche site business! Dave has been a long time follower of NichePursuits.com, and…

Podcast 115
How Khalid Farhan Went From Freelancer Working for $1 Per Article to Full-time Online Business Owner

Today, I’ve got a great guest on the show. It’s Khalid Farhan from PassiveJournal.com, that’s his blog over there and he also offers SEO services. What’s interesting about Khalid is…

Podcast 114
Jake and Spencer Review Amazon FBA, Niche Sites, and Other Success and Goals in Business

Today, I’m excited to FINALLY be releasing another episode of the Niche Pursuits Podcast! If you have been paying attention, you will know that it’s been several months since a…

Podcast 113
Niche Site Project Update – Ryan’s Site Revealed

We’re back with an update from Ryan Spadafora on Niche Site Project 3! Today, we’re actually going to reveal Ryan’s site in our call. Since it’s been awhile, here’s a…

Podcast 112
How Hayden Miyamoto Finds and Scales High Quality Link Building Opportunities in 2016

Well, it just happened again. Hayden Miyamoto is back on the Niche Pursuits podcast as a guest!  If you are not familiar with Hayden’s previous interviews, you can check them…

Podcast 111
How Jon Haver Built an Amazon FBA and Affiliate Site Business That Shattered His $15k Per Month Income Goal

Three years ago I interviewed Jon Haver from AuthorityWebsiteIncome.com because he was doing some pretty interesting things with his websites.  Well, I’m excited to have him back on the Niche…

Podcast 110
How Kevin Petersen Has Built a Thriving Business Investing in Web Properties

Hey everyone, I’m excited to bring a podcast interview to you today!  We’ve been publishing coaching calls so much lately that it’s been a while since I’ve had a chance…

Podcast 109
Colleen’s Niche Site is Revealed!

This is the audio podcast of a previously published coaching call.  If you want to read the previous post or watch the coaching call, please do so right here.

Podcast 108
YouTube Marketing Strategy with Jake and Ryan

This is the audio podcast of the previously published coaching call 7 with Jake and Ryan.  You can read or watch the entire coaching call right here.

Podcast 107
Advanced Link Building Strategies with Spencer and Samara

This is the audio podcast of a previous coaching call between Spencer and Samara.  If you want to watch the video of that call, please go here.

Podcast 106
Rethinking Linkable Assets with Perrin and Colleen for Call 9

The original coaching call and video were posted right here.  This is simply the audio recording of this coaching call that was already posted.

Podcast 105
A Quality Focused Backlink Strategy – Jake and Ryan Call 6

In this podcast episode, Jake and Ryan discuss their planned link building strategy.  This is simply the audio from their previously recorded and released coaching call.  To watch the full…

Podcast 104
Perrin and Colleen Call 8: Completing Content and Starting Outreach

This is the audio from coaching call 8 that was posted previously.  If you want to review the video of the call or read more details, please go here.  

Podcast 103
Building an Outreach Ecosystem…Perrin and Colleen Call 7

This is the audio podcast for coaching call 7.  For more information on this call and to watch the video, please go here.

Podcast 102
Basic Link Building Strategies for Your Niche Website

This is just the audio podcast of coaching call 9 between Samara and I.  For more details on this call or to watch the video of the call, go here.

Podcast 101
Coaching Call #6 with Colleen & Perrin: Setting a Link Building Strategy

This podcast is the recording of coaching call 6 with Perrin and Colleen.  You can watch the video or read more details about the call right here.

NP 100! I Quit My Job 5 Years Ago and Learned These Business Lessons

After almost 4 years of producing the Niche Pursuits podcast, I’ve finally hit 100 episodes!  In order to “celebrate”, I decided to do something a little bit different. I had…

Podcast 99
How Greg Mercer Built a Multi-Million Dollar Amazon FBA Empire

Today, I’m excited to bring you and interview I did with Greg Mercer of JungleScout.com.  Greg is someone that I have been following along with almost since I got started…

Podcast 98
How to Monetize Your Niche Website: Coaching Call #7 with Samara

This is the audio recording of coaching call 7 with Samara and I.  To watch the video of the call or read more about it, please go here.

Podcast 97
Coaching Call #5 with Perrin & Colleen: More Content + Cleaning House

This is the audio recording for coaching call 5 between Perrin and Colleen.  If you want to watch the video recording or read more about the call, please go here.

Podcast 96
How to Develop a Long Term Content Strategy for Your Website: Spencer and Samara Coaching Call 6

This is the audio recording for coaching call 6 between Samara and I.  If you want to watch the video or read more about the call, please go here.

Podcast 95
Launching Your Site and Grinding Out Content: Niche Site Project Call #4 with Perrin & Colleen

This is the audio recording for coaching call 4 between Perrin and Colleen.  You can watch the video of the call or read more details right here.

Podcast 94
Spencer and Samara Coaching Call 5 – How to Make Your Niche Website Stand Out

This is the audio recording from coaching call 5 between Samara and I.  To watch the video of the call or read more details, please go here.

Podcast 93
How to Create Engaging Content – Jake and Ryan Call 4

You can watch this coaching call or read more about it here.

Podcast 92
Spencer and Samara Coaching Call 4

This is for the audio only of this call.  If you want to watch the call or read more about it, go here.

Podcast 91
Niche Site Project 3 – Jake and Ryan Coaching Call 3

This is coaching call 3 between Jake and Ryan.  If you want to read more or watch the coaching call, you can do so here.

Podcast 90
Perrin and Colleen Call 3…Branding and Content Strategy

This is call 3 between Perrin and Colleen.  If you want to read more or watch the call, go here.

Podcast 89
Spencer and Samara Coaching Call 3: Review Niche Market Research

This is the audio podcast of coaching call 3 between Samara and I.  For more details and the video of this call, go here.

Podcast 88
Jake and Ryan Coaching Call 2: Niche Site Project 3.0

If you want to watch or read the full coaching call details, go here.

Podcast 87
Perrin and Colleen Coaching Call 2 for Niche Site Project 3

You can see the full coaching call right here.

Podcast 86
Spencer and Samara Coaching Call 2

See the full coaching call right here.

Podcast 85
Perrin and Colleen Coaching Call 1 for Niche Site Project 3

Here is the audio for call 1 between Perrin and Colleen.  You can read more details on this call here.

Podcast 84
Coaching Call 1 with Jake and Ryan for Niche Site Project 3

You can view more details about this call right here.

Podcast 83
Brainstorming for Niche Ideas with Samara – Coaching Call 1 for Niche Site Project 3

This is the audio only for this coaching call.  You can see all the details for the first coaching call here.

Podcast 82
Revealing the 3 Students for Niche Site Project 3

In the podcast today, Jake, Perrin, and I reveal who the 3 students for niche site project 3 will be.  If you read the blog post published last week, you…

Podcast 81
A Brief Discussion of the Niche Site Project 3 Video Finalists

In today’s episode, Jake, Perrin, and I sit down and chat about the video finalists for Niche Site Project 3.0.  That’s right, Jake makes an appearance for the first time…

Podcast 80
Application Process and Thoughts for Niche Site Project 3.0

Perrin and I sat down recently and discussed the application process for Niche Site Project 3!  We are excited to be kicking off this project and can hardly wait to…

Podcast 79
The Final Chapter on Niche Site Projects 1 and 2: Plus a Short Discussion on Niche Site Project 3

As mentioned recently, I have officially closed out Niche Site Projects 1 and 2.  In today’s podcast, Perrin and I have a discussion on lessons learned during the projects and…

Podcast 78
How Jon Haws Built His Monthly Income to $22,000 and Email List to 40,000 Subscribers in Under a Year

Today, I’m excited to bring you an interview with someone with amazing genes.  My cousin, Jon Haws, is on the podcast today with what I think is an awesome story. …

Podcast 77
How to Hire a Great Software Developer and the Story of Long Tail Pro

Welcome to another episode of the Niche Pursuits podcast!  In today’s episode, Perrin and I discuss my last blog post about hiring a great software developer for your bootstrapped business…

Podcast 76
How Pilar Newman Uses Trends to Research, Create, and Sell Unique Products on Amazon

I’m happy to bring you another podcast interview I did recently with an Amazon seller. The guest on the podcast today is Pilar Newman. She has been selling on Amazon…

Podcast 75
How My Amazon FBA Business Did Over $40,000 in Sales in 30 Days

As you may know, I recently published a blog post sharing my recent success on Amazon. Today, Perrin and I sit down and have a more in-depth discussion on the…

Podcast 74
How Matt Paulson’s Business is Generating $2.5 Million a Year Using Email Marketing

I’m excited to bring to you another podcast interview with Matt Paulson! If you recall, I had Matt on the podcast about a year ago and he delivered tons of…

Podcast 73
How to Make a Successful Website Using the Long Tail

Today on the podcast, Perrin and I discuss 6 examples of successful websites using long tail keywords. The content covered is generally the same as the last blog post here. …

Podcast 72
How Travis Jamison Sells Nearly $1 Million a Year with Amazon FBA and How His Software Makes it So Much Easier

Okay folks, it’s time for another podcast interview with an Amazon FBA specialist! Today, I am sharing a discussion that I did with Travis Jamison from Supremacy SEO and AMZtracker.com. …

Podcast 71
Our Current Strategies for SEO, Content, and Link Building in 2015

Today, Perrin and I discuss SEO. Can you believe it already been a year since the big PBN update?  This PBN update had a big impact on aPennyShaved.com (the Niche…

Podcast 69
How My Amazon FBA Business Just Did $17,757 in Revenue in the Past 30 Days

In today’s podcast, Perrin and I get behind the microphone and discuss my last blog post. In particular, we cover how my FBA business has done $17,757 in revenue in…

Podcast 68
How to Import Products from China Like David Bryant and His $1 Million a Year Business

We’re super excited to have an absolutely killer guest today: David Bryant from ChineseImporting.com. We’ve been talking about importing products from China in the context of our Amazon FBA business…

Podcast 67
How Scott Voelker Built a $35k Per Month Amazon FBA Business in Just 9 Months

Hey guys! Perrin here. Welcome back to the podcast. I’m super, super excited for this podcast because we have an absolutely amazing guest. We were able to sit down and…

Podcast 66
Growing to $2,500 a Week and How to Scale Our Amazon FBA Business

Hey everyone! Perrin here. We’ve got another (much more exciting) update about our Amazon FBA business. It’s been a week, our products are live, and we’ve finally got some hard…

Podcast 65
Update on Our Budding Amazon FBA Empire

Hey everyone! Perrin here. It’s been a while (about a month to be exact) since we’ve recorded a podcast on our Amazon FBA business. And believe me, we’ve wanted to…

Podcast 64
How Steve Chou Built a 6-Figure eCommerce Store without Quitting His Day Job

I think you are going to really like the podcast today.  Perrin and I had a chance to sit down with Steve Chou from MyWifeQuitHerJob.com and talk about his eCommerce…

Podcast 63
Bootstrap Software Series Part I: How to Make Your Product Useful and Better

Perrin and I are happy to bring you episode 63 of the Niche Pursuits podcast. We took a bit of a break while Perrin took the plunge and joined the…

Podcast 62
April Income Report and Thinking Big with Amazon Physical Products

Welcome to another episode of the Niche Pursuits podcast! Today Perrin and I are excited to bring you the income reports for the authority site and my amazon product. We…

Podcast 61
Selling Amazon Physical Products: Questions and Answers

Today’s episode of the Niche Pursuits Podcast is a Q&A session with Perrin and I talking all about selling physical products on Amazon. We’ve covered some of these topics in…

Podcast 60
How I Made $4,399 Selling a Physical Product on Amazon in Just 30 Days

Today, Perrin and I get behind the microphone and discuss how to start and grow your own business through Amazon’s FBA program.  Much of this podcast is a recap of…

Podcast 59
How to Be the ONE (with Several Real Life Business Examples)

Well, I’ve gone and done it. I finally recorded another podcast episode! Today, I share a discussion between Perrin and I on the importance of being unique with your business.…

Podcast 58
Kindle and Authority Site Success; Earnings and Lessons Learned So Far

The Niche Pursuits podcast is back with another original episode!  In today’s show Perrin and I sat down together to discuss the progress made so far on our Kindle books…

Podcast 57
How Claire Smith Makes Over 5 Figures a Month with Niche Sites and NO Link Building

Perhaps the most popular topic that I’ve ever covered is Niche Sites.  In the past, I’ve discussed how I built not just a few small niche sites, but LOTS of…

Podcast 56
How to Generate Up to 190,000 Email Optins Running Contests with Travis Ketchum

After a long winter’s break…I’m finally back with another podcast! I was recently in Mesa, AZ visiting my family for Christmas and New Years.  I had every intention of getting…

Podcast 55
How Brian Dean Grew a Thriving Blog with Less Content and More Promotion

A few weeks ago I had strep throat.  Not fun at all. However, I also had a podcast interview scheduled with Brian Dean from Backlinko.com at the same time I…

Podcast 54
Link Building Tactics for 2015 and Beyond with Jon Cooper

When it comes to link building experts, Jon Cooper of PointBlankSEO.com is right at the top of the list. For that reason, I wanted to bring Jon on the podcast…

Podcast 53
How to Earn Over $12,000 Per Month Selling Physical Products on Amazon with Chris Guthrie

Chris Guthrie and I have known each other for a long time.   Back in the day Chris was out building Amazon affiliate sites and I was building Adsense affiliate…

Podcast 52
How to Value, Buy, and Sell Established Websites with Jock Purtle

About a month ago I was able to attend a conference called Rhodium weekend.  While I was there, I got to meet lots of really interesting people, including Jock Purtle…

Podcast 51
How to Create and Launch Your Own Products with Shane Melaugh

Today, I’m excited to share with you the interview that Perrin and I did with Shane Melaugh of Thrive Themes. Shane is someone that has been involved in the internet…

Podcast 50
Buying and Selling Sites with Justin and Joe from EmpireFlippers.com

Podcast 50!  I started my podcast a couple of years ago almost as an after thought, but today I’m hitting a major milestone with 50 episodes! I’ve had a few…

Podcast 49
How to Manage Writers Effectively

Perrin and I were able to sit down and record a podcast based on our last blog post, How to Mange Writers Effectively. When it comes to starting and running…

Podcast 48
How Steve Scott Makes Over $40k Per Month Publishing Kindle eBooks About Habits

Steve Scott is the real deal. I met Steve at the New Media Expo conference back in January of this year.  We knew each other virtually before that, and I’ve…

Podcast 47
How to Create Epic Content and Attract Natural Links for Your Authority Site with Gael Breton

I’m excited to bring you another podcast episode today!  Perrin and I were able to recently sit down with Gael Breton of AuthorityHacker.com to discuss all the important elements of…

NP 46: Why You Should NOT Build a Private Blog Network

Wow, apparently my article from earlier this week really rocked the boat!  I made the firm stance that I will no longer be building private blog networks (PBNs), and it…

Podcast 45
August Income Report and Update on My Website Projects

A few days ago I shared the monthly income report for a few sites that I purchased this year.  The site buying case study is one that I’ve learned quite…

Podcast 44
Content Marketing and Traffic Tips from Neil Patel

When I first started the Niche Pursuits podcast, I never considered reaching out to “big name” interviewees.  I was green, but luckily already knew from previous networking some pretty interesting…

Podcast 43
Niche Site Project Update, Disavow Links, and Recovering in Google

Last week, I finally broke the silence about what happened to my survival knife site, from niche site project 1. As revealed in that post, the site appeared to have…

Podcast 42
How to Build a Successful Kindle Publishing Business with Jonny Andrews

One of the hottest business ventures right now, is publishing books on the Amazon Kindle platform.  I’ve personally been curious about the prospects of publishing Kindle eBooks, but have never…

Podcast 41
How to Network for Real Links and Other SEO Tips with Rand Fishkin of Moz.com

Perrin and I were able to sit down recently and interview Rand Fishkin of Moz.com!  If you have been in the SEO world for any period of time, you are…

Podcast 40
How a Basketball Player Built a Huge YouTube Fan Base and a Growing Business with Dre Baldwin

Recently Perrin and I were able to sit down and interview Dre Baldwin of DreAllDay.com.  I’m excited to bring this interview to you today, because well, its different! Dre is…

Podcast 39
How to Generate 1,000,000 Views Per Month by Engaging Your Audience with Dhanish Semar

Hey NichePursuits! Perrin here, and today, I’ve got an awesome podcast for you. As you can probably tell, we at NichePursuits have been expanding our focus from simple, small niche…

Podcast 38
How Matt Paulson Built a Finanicial Network of Sites Getting 2.5 Million Pageviews and HUGE Earnings Each Month

Recently, Perrin and I were able to sit down with Matt Paulson of MattPaulson.com for a podcast interview to discuss his amazing business.  Matt is an unassuming guy and you…

Podcast 37
Buying Sites for Cashflow, Authority Site Strategies, and June Income Report

Perrin and I were able to sit down yesterday and record episode 37 of the Niche Pursuits Podcast.  In the podcast, Perrin and I review the income report from last…

Podcast 36
Selling a Drop Shipping Site for $170k and More with Andrew Youderian of eCommerceFuel.com

I recently wrote a blog post a couple of weeks ago about the myth of passive income; however, I’ll be honest that one of the things that attracted me initially…

Podcast 35
How to Make Over $10,000 Per Month from 1 Site with Hayden Miyamoto

I started the NichePursuits podcast just over 2 years ago.  The most popular episode since the inception of my podcast has been  episode 9 with Hayden Miyamoto recorded just over…

Podcast 34
Passive Income, the Shock of Leaving College, and My Schedule as an Entrepreneur

In our latest podcast recording, Perrin and I were able to sit down and discuss a variety of topics ranging from passive income, wealthy people, the transition from college to…

Podcast 33
How Perrin Got 6,000 Email Subscribers in 1 Day and Launched Vylo.org

Perrin and I had the chance to sit down and discuss in detail our new business Vylo.org for Episode 33. In addition, to discussing some of the same information we…

Podcast 32
May Income Report of 2 Niche Sites with Perrin as Co-host

A couple of days ago I  published the most recent income report for 2 niche sites that I purchased in January of this year. Perrin and I sat down and…

Podcast 31
When to Stop Building and Start Scaling with Perrin as Co-host

In episode 31 of the Niche Pursuits Podcast, Perrin and I discuss in detail my last blog post. In particular, we review how many websites people should be building at…

Podcast 30
SEO and Niche Site Mistakes to Avoid with Perrin as Co-host

Episode 30 of the Niche Pursuits Podcast is now live on iTunes! In this episode, Perrin and I site down and discuss in detail my last blog post: 9 Common…

Podcast 29
April Earnings Report for 2 Niche Sites with Perrin as Co-host

Perrin and I just finished recording a new podcast, episode 29. During this episode, we discuss the April income report from my last blog post, and share some additional thoughts…

Podcast 28
The Future of The Niche Pursuits Podcast and How Opinions Evolve

I recently wrote a blog post titled, “Why you Should NOT start a podcast“.  This was an opinion piece that I wrote based on some of the frustrations of my…

Podcast 27
How to Grow a Moustache.com with Douglas Smythe

Today is an exciting day.  I’m sharing a new podcast episode without even recording a single word on my own! What?!? Yep, this guy named Perrin sends me an email…

Podcast 26
How Doug Cunnington Made Over $6,000 in 1 Month from his Small Niche Site

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting down and interviewing Doug Cunnington for the Niche Pursuits podcast.  He’s had some impressive results with one of his…

Niche Site Project 2: Income Report and Podcast for January 2014!

The January income report for aPennyShaved.com is here!  This is one that I know a lot of you have been anticipating, because of how well the site did last month.…

Podcast 24
Building and Selling Sites with Justin Cooke of EmpireFlippers.com

I had the pleasure of interviewing Justin Cooke of EmpireFlippers.com just a few days ago.  I’m sure you already know about Justin and Joe, as they are pretty popular guys!…

Podcast 23
How to Build Links the Right Way with Jon Cooper

Jon Cooper is a sophomore at the University of Florida studying finance.  Even though he’s “younger”, he happens to be a respected expert in the SEO arena; particularly when it…

Podcast 22
Building an Affiliate Site with Paid Traffic, The Story of ShoeSniper.com with Nick Loper

I had the opportunity to interview Nick Loper of SideHustleNation.com and ShoeSniper.com, a short time ago. I was excited to interview Nick because he has a great story of how…

Podcast 21
How to Make Money with Your Own Private Blog Network; Interview with Hayden Miaymoto

Well, Hayden Miyamoto is at it again!  I decided to bring Hayden back onto my podcast for the 3rd time because he continues to build his business in unique ways…

Podcast 20
Why Sam Dogen of Financial Samurai is Bullish on Blogging

Several months ago, I ran across Financial Samurai that I really enjoyed reading in the personal finance niche.  Before I was running my business full-time, I worked in the finance…

Podcast 19
How to Build Mobile Apps Using Existing Code and More!

In podcast 19 of the Niche Pursuits Podcast, I was able to sit down with Elaine Heney and discuss her business of building mobile phone applications.  She has currently built…

Podcast 18
How to Build Authority Sites with Jon Haver

A little while ago, I shared the success story of Jon Haver from AuthorityWebsiteIncome.com.  If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet, I highly recommend you check out…

Podcast 17! Building an Online Business as a Stay at Home Mom with Jamie Wilson

The podcast is back!  After taking several months off interviewing any guests, I’ve decided it time to get back behind the mic and see what’s going on in the world.…

Podcast 16
The State of SEO and My Public Niche Site Project

A new podcast is here! I felt like it was time that I sat behind the microphone and shared a few of my thoughts on the current state of SEO…

Podcast 15
Building a Niche eCommerce Business with Nathan Hartnett

I am always thrilled when I find people outside of the “internet marketing” niche that are finding big success with the principles that I teach on my blog all the…

Podcast 14
How Perry Rosenbloom Built a Business Around his Passion for the Outdoors

Today, I’m sharing a podcast interview I did with Perry Rosenbloom.   I think you will find his story interesting, because he was able to build a large website based…

Podcast 13
How to Effectively Use Content Marketing to Grow Your Business with Marcus Sheridan

Marcus Sheridan is an entrepreneur that truly understands content marketing. He was able to take his pool business from the brink of the financial abyss to strong profitability primarily through…

Podcast 12
Running a Landscape Business Like a Tech Company!

Don’t tell Jon Haws that he doesn’t own a tech company!  Update, Jon now runs Nursing.com!  (Which really is a tech company). Even though he currently spends his days pushing…

Podcast 11
Quality Website Building

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…

Podcast 10
How to Find Valuable Expired Domains with Hayden Miyamoto

Last week, I released a podcast that I did with Hayden Miyamoto where he explained how he is pulling in $30,000 a month with small niche sites.  As suspected, people…

Podcast 9
$30k a Month from Niche Sites Post Penguin with Hayden Miyamoto

I always love to hear the success stories from readers of my blog.  And this story is a big one. I am absolutely blown away by the success that Hayden…

Podcast 8
How to Launch an iPhone App with Andreas Kambanis

I recently launched my iPhone app (Ad Alert: Google Adsense App).  I was lucky enough to have interviewed a few iPhone app entrepreneurs before I released my app.  In previous…

Podcast 7
Building a Brand with Pat Flynn

I had the great privilege of interviewing Pat Flynn recently.  I’ve always respected what Pat Flynn is doing over on his blog, and enjoy the business insights that he is…

Podcast 6
How Benny Hsu’s iPhone App Made $2,927.44 in 1 Day

I had the privilege of interviewing Benny Hsu just a short time ago to discuss his recent success with his iPhone App.  When I decided to finally launch my podcast,…

Podcast 5
Building a Real Business with Fraser Cain

I am very excited to present the podcast interview I did with Fraser Cain recently.  Fraser is an internet entrepreneur that I respect quite a bit for his approach to…

Podcast 4
Outsourcing and SEO Services with Tyrone Shum

I recently did an interview with Tyrone Shum about his business.  Tyrone has a very interesting background, and of course many of you may be familiar with him from the…

Podcast 3
Flipping Sites and Business Strategies with AdsenseFlippers.com

A few days ago, I was able to sit down with Justin and Joe from AdsenseFlippers.com and record an interview.  As you are probably aware, I have been networking with…

Podcast 2
Chris Guthrie on Buying and Selling Websites, Software Development, and More

I recently did an interview with Chris Guthrie to discuss some of his early online ventures and some of his recent successes.  In this second episode of the Niche Pursuits…

Podcast 1! My Journey to Becoming an Internet Entrepreneur

I am excited to present to you my first “official” podcast!  I have one previous Q&A recording right here, that I have listed on this site; but this will be…

Q&A Podcast + More of My Niche Websites Journey

As you all may recall, I recently asked you for some questions that you would like to hear me answer.  I took several of those questions and recorded this podcast. …