Monthly Archives: January 2011

Google Dance: Part III

My prediction about the ranking of my garlic website  is proving mostly correct so far.  And so far, where I was wrong has been mostly good news.  Rather than continuing to decline slowly immediately following my prediction, the site actually … Continue reading

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An Ode to Long-Tail Keywords

My passive income blog has hit the first page of Google search results!  This is awesome! Oh, wait.  It’s for the keyword phrase hourly vs residual income.  The Google Keyword Tool tells me that the average monthly searches for that … Continue reading

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A Prediction

My garlic site appears to be dropping slowly in the ranks again, just like it did before.  I have a feeling it will repeat the trend it had last time, sliding steadily downward until it slips below the top 200 … Continue reading

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Google Dance: Part II

So, I mentioned last week that my search engine rankings were going through something called the “Google Dance“.  After showing up very quickly in Google, and reaching the second page of search results, my niche site started dropping quickly for … Continue reading

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The Power of Spinning

One of the primary methods used to get backlinks to a website is to do mass article and blog submissions.  Now, you could easily submit an identical article to dozens of directories, but you will quickly find out that it … Continue reading

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Doing the Google Dance

My garlic site got onto the second page of Google for the search term “the benefits of garlic” pretty quickly, and topped out at #15. It has since dropped back down to #91, and has fallen completely off the map … Continue reading

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Creating a Residual Income Business vs. a Traditional Business

As I was reading the first few chapters in my Small Business Management textbook tonight, I noticed that the book really doesn’t mention anything about residual income business models. Everything is geared toward the traditional business model of providing goods … Continue reading

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My First Niche Site Is Top-20 on Google! (Kind of…)

I’ve been watching the Google search results to see when my first niche website would break the top 100 search results for my targeted keywords.  After a few weeks, I can finally see it on the list for “The Benefits … Continue reading

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Dragging my feet a little…

So, I have not been as productive in the first week of the new year as I had hoped and planned.  I started the year off with what should have been a very productive 3-day weekend, but some stomach troubles … Continue reading

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My First Niche Site

My first niche website was actually live and online about a week before I started this blog, but it is still under some heavy construction.  I am completely new to the WordPress publishing platform, so there a lot of growing … Continue reading

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