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How I Made Over $22,000USD In 2018 Through Passive Income

How I Made Over $22,000USD In 2018 Through Passive Income

The year in summary. Whoa what a year it was for me. I moved to a small rural town in outback Australia in February and picked up a demanding engineering job building a solar farm later that month. I simply had no time to devote to furthering my websites. I was getting out of the house at 5:00am and wouldn’t get home until 7:00pm that night. On the weekend I spent most of my time in a catatonic state trying…

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Why Are Websites Linking To My Image Files?

Why Are Websites Linking To My Image Files?

UPDATE: It’s no longer as easy as updating some settings in your cPanel to prevent hotlinking. You should now do a combination of installing a simple WordPress plugin and adding some changes to your .htaccess file. Ready on below to find out how! Performing a backlink audit is important to maintain a healthy website. Having toxic links in your backlink profile can be harmful to your search engine rankings. That’s why you should use tools such as SEMRush to perform…

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Authority Builders Co Review

Authority Builders Co Review

I’ve taken a long hiatus from building affiliate sites this year, it’s a decision that was made for me as I landed a fairly intense engineering job that meant I spent most nights exhausted and basking in the dull glow of my computer screen as I fell asleep watching a movie. I haven’t published an article or done any outreach since the January and surprisingly, my sites have held up decently. A couple of the weaker ones have been slowly…

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Facebook Advertising Intro – Article 1

Facebook Advertising Intro – Article 1

I’ll be blogging with a more discussional tone on my failures, successes and learnings with Facebook advertising. Yesterday I set up my first dropshipping store through Shopify that I plan to use in order to learn Facebook marketing. I won’t be trying to gain any organic searches – this is purely for learning FB advertising. First things first. I had to create a business page through business manager. I needed to do this because Facebook only allows you one domain…

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Is The Buy Me A Beer/Coffee Donate Button Dead?

Is The Buy Me A Beer/Coffee Donate Button Dead?

Once upon a time you would see these donate buttons everywhere. All varieties of bloggers would have them up on their site with different calls to action to donate and support their work. Some appealed to the costs of maintaining a site with hosting fees and the risk of having to pull the content, others’ appealed to empathetic reasons and asked for more coffee for more content. I decided to give one of these plugins a go. I installed the…

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Best WordPress Plugins – The Big List Of All You Need

Best WordPress Plugins – The Big List Of All You Need

While we often strive to get the functionality we want from a theme alone, we are usually left with wanting just a little more. This is where plugins come in to play. There’s thousands of them, if not millions which can make finding the best plugins for your WordPress site difficult. Here I’ve rounded up some of my favorites and what I think are the best WordPress plugins. Here I’ve rounded up some of my favorites and what I think…

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My Experience Of Buying A Website Through Flippa

My Experience Of Buying A Website Through Flippa

lolcats… HELL NO I didn’t buy cats.io. Flippa is a fantastic resource where both buyers and sellers of websites come together in an auction showdown. There are a whole range of sites you can buy through Flippa these days. They range from pure content plays collecting Adsense revenue, to a combination of adsense/affiliate, to ecommerce and shopify. There are also the options of services and SaaS websites. But here’s the catch… There is also a ton of junk on Flippa….

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ThisIsWhyImBroke WordPress Theme Review

ThisIsWhyImBroke WordPress Theme Review

Want the new theme? Follow this link. Update 2019: The theme authors have released an updated version of their WordPress theme that more closely matches the ThisIsWhyImBroke’s design. As you can see the developers have redesigned the header that makes ThisIsWhyImBroke so recognisable. They have added the color separated sections for the heading where you can add your separate categories for the products your viral site. The header is now sticky so when you start scrolling it will hang at…

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How To Make Money Publishing Kindle eBooks On Amazon

How To Make Money Publishing Kindle eBooks On Amazon

Publishing Kindle ebooks on Amazon has never been so easy, and while earning money with those Kindle ebooks requires a little more effort and skill – it’s still very much possible and even more profitable. The great thing about the books is once you’ve found a good opportunity and gotten the ball rolling is that they tend to be set and forget. They truly are passive income streams. They are even better than a website which requires constant backend maintenance…

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The Ultimate 101 On Building Affiliate Websites And Earning Money Online

The Ultimate 101 On Building Affiliate Websites And Earning Money Online

Update #1: PMDs, EMDs are less effective these days than they used to be. Focus more on building a memorable and relevant brand name. Be careful with PBNs, they can still work but require even greater effort than before. Google is cracking down on them hard. Here’s the deal, earning money online isn’t easy work. It requires¬†dedication, research¬†and a whole lot of persistence, but if you’re able to do this then without a doubt you’ll be able to start earning…

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