Rank N Rent is a model of building a website based around a local service. You optimize and rank the website for keywords related to that service. Then you rent out the site to a provider in that region. The provider gets all of the leads from the website.
Day 2 of my build-in-public series. It’s my birthday! Today, I talk about a huge potential partnership and parasite SEO. I’m trying to land a partner that could be worth over $1 million per year.
Today, I’m introducing myself and my 30-day build-in-public challenge. The idea is to discuss what I’m doing to build a business online. I’ll share different business models, traffic methods, website-building tricks, and more. So follow along here.
I cannot believe that we’re already halfway through 2023. I made a post about my plans for 2023 back in January. I thought it would be a good time to give an update on the progress of one of those projects, my AI WordPress plugin. So keep reading if you want to see how this … Continue reading 2023 Mid-Year WordPress Plugin Update
I haven’t been posting to my blog that often, but I wanted to recap 2022 and lay out some of my plans for 2023. Overall, 2022 was a pretty good year for me, and I made some progress on business goals with my side projects. I Got a New Day Job For the past two … Continue reading My 2022 Recap and 2023 Plans
Wow, it’s been way too long since I’ve posted anything on this blog. I feel like that’s about how I start every post. Today I read a great post by Nathan Barry called The Billion Dollar Blog. It’s basically about a bunch of different people turning huge blog following into real businesses. It got me … Continue reading Building Real Assets on the Web
Today I read an interesting post on HackerNews about a price comparison site, PriceZombie, being kicked out of the Amazon Associates program. The Amazon Associates program is Amazon’s affiliate network. Amazon pays a commision for any sales you bring in through affiliate links. Since I have a pretty extensive background with affiliate marketing I have a few thoughts … Continue reading Building a Business Around a 3rd Party API
A few weeks ago a wrote a somewhat popular post about my past experiences trying to make money online. I went through the ups and downs of working as an affiliate promoting other people’s products. At the conclusion of the post I said that I wanted to focus on building some type of product. So … Continue reading Are Products the Road to Prosperity?
I’m going to talk a little bit about IBM Watson Explorer (WEX). A few people have contacted me about what I do at my day job as a Watson Explorer Consultant. Since this is my personal site I don’t usually focus on what I do at my 9-5. I’m going to write a few posts … Continue reading IBM Watson Explorer
This is the history of my experience trying to make money online over the past 10 years or so. This is by far the longest post I’ve ever personally written and it’s more of an autobiography than a blog post. I feel like I need to purge some of this stuff from my head so … Continue reading Make Money Online: Documenting 10 Years of Failure