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The Ultimate Guide To Blogging in 2017: How To Start A Blog That Makes Money [Updated January 2017]

Filed in Blogging, Content, Ultimate Guides & Resources by on January 19, 2017 105 Comments
The Ultimate Guide To Blogging in 2017: How To Start A Blog That Makes Money [Updated January 2017]

So you want to start a blog and make money, huh? Great idea. Just like starting NicheHacks.com was a great decision for me. Here's why: NicheHacks earns me a full time living, of over $150,000 a year at the time of writing, and has helped over 1 million visitors and counting. The income from my blog helps fund my […]

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How To Curate Shareable Content [Infographic]

Filed in Blogging, Content by on November 11, 2016 11 Comments
How To Curate Shareable Content [Infographic]

What if I told you that the internet is a super crowded place with too much content? You'd probably chuckle and tell me that's obvious. But what if I told you that content is king and you can curate it and grow your website at a rapid rate while doing so? It's not only the best way […]

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The Perfect Formula For A Clickable Headline (Infographic)

Filed in Blogging, Content by on August 31, 2016 11 Comments
The Perfect Formula For A Clickable Headline (Infographic)

Article titles and headlines are arguably the most critical piece of the content equation. It's reported that 8 out of 10 people that come across content will at least read the headlines, but only 20% of those will read anything else. Thus, it's important that you learn how to write engaging and effective titles and headlines. […]

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Niche Site Challenge Part 3: Why You Need To Forget Your Income If You Want Your Niche Site To Be Successful.

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies by on August 21, 2016 7 Comments
Niche Site Challenge Part 3: Why You Need To Forget Your Income If You Want Your Niche Site To Be Successful.

Part 1 of the niche site challenge is here. Part 2 of the niche site challenge is here. Running a Niche Site is, by far, the most rewarding experience of my online career so far. Forget quitting my job and becoming a writer. Forget landing big clients like Canva and Matthew Woodward. Forget that time […]

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Branding for Niche Marketers: Step-by Step Guide To Building a Powerful Online Brand Image

Branding for Niche Marketers: Step-by Step Guide To Building a Powerful Online Brand Image

My mom is a brilliant chef. I guess all moms are. She makes delicious cheeseburgers; way more awesome than McDonalds or any other burger chain in the market. Really! But can I sell them for the same price as McDonalds? No chance. McDonalds is a brand people trust and willingly associate themselves with. They know […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Blog Comment Traffic [Yes, It Still Works!]

The Ultimate Guide To Blog Comment Traffic [Yes, It Still Works!]

There was a day, not too long ago, that blog comment for traffic just disappeared as a strategy. Aside from the occasional spam comment selling Viagra or knock-off Jimmy Choo’s, there were no real quality blog comments knocking around any more. It seems that bloggers, because of one Guru or another, has decided they were […]

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Niche Site Challenge: Facebook Videos, Blog Comments & Getting In The Dirt [Part 2]

Niche Site Challenge: Facebook Videos, Blog Comments & Getting In The Dirt [Part 2]

Part 1 of the niche site challenge is here. Firstly, let me apologize to you: You’re getting this post a little late. Because, as I sit here and type this, I’m in some awful little kitchen in rural Spain connecting to the most god-awful WiFi in the world. I’ll come to why that is later […]

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How To Find And Manage Content Writers for Your Niche Website [The Definitive Guide]

How To Find And Manage Content Writers for Your Niche Website [The Definitive Guide]

Niche websites, lots of traffic, heavy commissions, ad clicks and passive income. That’s the dream, right? If you’ve been chasing it, I don’t blame you. Who doesn’t like partying in luxury beach resorts with dozens of other millionaire marketers who’ve made it big and broken free from 9 to 5 slavery? (You know, the ones […]

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5 Places To Find Good Content Writers Without Breaking the Bank

5 Places To Find Good Content Writers Without Breaking the Bank

In our private Facebook group, it’s become apparent that a lot of you guys are having a bit of dilemma when it comes to content writing: Exhibit A:     Exhibit B:     Exhibit C:     I could go on with these examples all day, but you get the idea: you want good […]

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How To Start A Travel Blog: Introducing The Niche Site Challenge [Part 1]

How To Start A Travel Blog: Introducing The Niche Site Challenge [Part 1]

If you’re a member of the Nichehacks Mastermind you may have seen the huge confession I made to everyone. If not here it is for you again in full:     And this commitment still stands. In fact, I’m going one step further. Let me explain… Every month you’re going to see my progress on […]

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How to Create and Promote Content to Get 200+ Badass Backlinks In A Month

Filed in Blogging, SEO by on June 2, 2016 10 Comments
How to Create and Promote Content to Get 200+ Badass Backlinks In A Month

Let me guess: You are reading this post because of its title. No? I'm willing to bet you're looking to get a super flow of backlinks in a short period of time. But here the ugly truth of life comes: No one cares about your content or how awesome and compelling it is. It begs the question: What […]

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How To Generate 105 Blog Topics In One Hour [Case Study]

How To Generate 105 Blog Topics In One Hour [Case Study]

It could make you cry, right? Trying to come up with good ideas for blog topics. You’ve got the pressure of a deadline looming over you. You’re scared to death of writing bad content. And, not one single idea you write feels like it’s any good. It feels like you should just pack it all […]

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Can You Really Make Life Changing Income From Blogging? Well Just Ask These 13 Bloggers Making $100K+ Per Year

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies by on May 17, 2016 11 Comments
Can You Really Make Life Changing Income From Blogging? Well Just Ask These 13 Bloggers Making $100K+ Per Year

This is a guest submission by Andrew Wise... Just a few years ago, blogging was seen as little more than a hobby that people enjoyed after they came home from their daily jobs. As a matter of fact, only 8% of bloggers earned enough money to be able to support a family as recently as […]

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[Step by Step Guide] How To Revive Old Content For More Google Traffic

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies, Content by on May 14, 2016 10 Comments
[Step by Step Guide] How To Revive Old Content For More Google Traffic

I'm going to tell you something now that's going to scare you. Are you ready? Hold tight... Your new content is worthless. Yeah, you read that right. As it stands, right now, your new content - unless it goes insanely viral - is worth absolutely jack shit. Nada. Zilch. Bugger all. Why? Because your new […]

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6 Lessons I Learned The Hard Way From Niche Guest Blogging In The Past 6 Months

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies, Content by on April 21, 2016 5 Comments
6 Lessons I Learned The Hard Way From Niche Guest Blogging In The Past 6 Months

I’ve been in the blogging / online writing / niche marketing game for about six years. I know it’s not nearly as long as a lot of the pros, but six years is a substantial amount of time to get some serious learning done… especially trial and error learning. (“Trial and error” is my way […]

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How To Dominate Google Using Strategic Guest Blogging

How To Dominate Google Using Strategic Guest Blogging

Guest blogging is the shit. If guest blogging were a drug, I would have OD'd back in 2012. If guest posting were a bar, somebody would have to scrape me off the sidewalk the next morning for getting hammered. If guest posting were a brothel, well...you probably get the point by now. I am a […]

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14 Actionable Niche Marketing Lessons from the 100 Million Dollar Success of Viral Nova (Lesson #4 Might Surprise You)

14 Actionable Niche Marketing Lessons from the 100 Million Dollar Success of Viral Nova (Lesson #4 Might Surprise You)

Does this seem familiar? “This Guy’s Wife Got Cancer, So He Did Something Unforgettable. The Last 3 Photos Destroyed Me” “You Won’t Believe What This Guy Gifted to His Dad on Father’s Day. Dad’s Reaction is Priceless” “At First, I Felt Sorry for the People Living in This House. But Now I’m Jealous” If you’ve seen countless […]

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James Johnson Exposes Stuart Walker On His Own Blog

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies by on October 1, 2015 12 Comments
James Johnson Exposes Stuart Walker On His Own Blog

Today I have a special opportunity: I get to expose Stuart Walker on his own blog. That’s right. For this post I’ve taken control of Nichehacks. And I’m going to show him how the site should be run. Okay, maybe I should explain: Last month I wrote a post about how I saved a dying […]

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8 Content Marketing Lies Fake Gurus Love to Tell (& How Jello Proves Them Wrong)

Filed in Blogging, Content by on September 19, 2015 12 Comments
8 Content Marketing Lies Fake Gurus Love to Tell (& How Jello Proves Them Wrong)

Ever since Bill Gates claimed “Content is King” in 1996, there’s been an increasing amount of content marketing advice floating around the internet, to the point that most of us don’t even know where this whole “content is king” mantra comes from. (I didn’t until I wrote this article, for example.) Unfortunately, as time goes […]

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[Case Study] Learn The 5 Quick Steps I Took To Revive A Dying Blog

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies, Content by on August 30, 2015 2 Comments
[Case Study] Learn The 5 Quick Steps I Took To Revive A Dying Blog

There’s one thing bloggers never realise about their own blogs: They’re living, breathing things. They live and die. Like people, plants and animals. If you give them the right content and readers they can live forever. But if you neglect them, leave them in the dark, and fill them with low-grade readers and content, they […]

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