April 2016 Profit Report

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April has been an interesting month for us, mostly, because we’ve been working non-stop on our homestead (we’ve primarily been building a hot tub!), and the money continues to roll in. Terrible problem, right? We don’t let it go to our heads, but we want to share with you what this month has looked like for us financially even though we hardly worked on anything but our homestead and blog. One of the things we … Keep reading…

March 2016 Profit Report

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March was busy! Winter ended a bit early and things were getting into full stride with our businesses. March was the first month where we felt in control of our business instead of the other way around. The level of discipline, organization and productivity we achieved through business systemization was awesome! Just one example is our time tracking was ON POINT! It becomes brutally obvious where your revenue is coming from AND where your time is … Keep reading…

Zero Risk On Page SEO: Website and Page Speed Optimization Hacks

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I don’t know what it is about SEO’s and specially blackhat’s but there’s something in us that is magnetically drawn to HORSEPOWER, PUSH, AUTHORITY. We all want the BLOW AWAY and DOMINATE the SERPs. It’s like a knee jerk reaction to want for more links, better links, impossible links. Links are expensive and come with risk. #1 most overlooked on page SEO ranking factor is free and easy Perhaps in todays SEO one of the … Keep reading…

Solved! “Your home page cannot be indexed” Yoast SEO Plugin problem caused for Wordfence Blocking Fake Google Bots

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We recently had a website losing rankings day after day after day. Which made me think we had a penalty. I had the year-over-year graphs to prove it was so. However it didn’t add up. The short story is Wordfence had been blocking Google bots at random for months. FULL List of steps to correct / prevent this: Why is it hard to diagnose? The reason the bots are block intermittently is that be default … Keep reading…

February 2016 Profit Report

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February has been a great month for us. Last year, we took a full six months off from digital marketing to start building our dream lifestyle and when we decided to get back into the swing of things in December, it was rough. In February, we made quite the comeback. While December and January were spent doing a lot of clean up in our business and on our PBN, Feburary was all about seeing some … Keep reading…

January 2016 Profit Report

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January was a fascinating month to be involved in digital marketing. Primarily the excitement came to those who focus on SEO as some of the largest fluctuations in the history of search results were observed. That is the kind of excitement no SEO really wants to have. We’re happy to report that we had no casualties and have had several sites benefit from the updated core algorithm. As discussed in our biggest mistakes of 2015 … Keep reading…

CASE STUDY: Increasing Traffic to Your Website Using Pinterest

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Pinterest has the ability to be one of the largest sources of traffic to a website because of the viral nature of the platform. Over the past four months, Pinterest has been our #1 traffic source to our authority blog. That said, our Pinterest traffic isn’t really growing with the overall increased traffic to the blog; it’s simply holding steady. That is because our older content has gone viral on Pinterest, but not our new … Keep reading…