niche site duel

Niche Site Duel 2.6.0 – FoodTruckr One Year Later: Traffic, Keywords, Email List and Monetization

FoodTruckr.com, a niche site I built last year for Niche Site Duel 2.0 is one year old, and a lot has happened since it's launch. From traffic and keyword research data, to email list building and monetization, I cover everything here to get you up to date on where it stands and how it's performing. I also talk about a big project for FoodTruckr that launches next week. Check it out!

What to Do When “All of the Good Ideas are Already Taken” – Tips to Help You Pick a Niche

Lately, I've been getting a lot of emails about niche selection and how to choose the right topic when starting a new website or a blog.  Most people tell me that all of the good ideas (or keywords) are already taken, that there is too much competition and no more room left for them. If [...]

Taking Action and Building the Ultimate Resource – Phase One

A month ago, I wrote about the idea of taking a static niche site that is primarily informational and turning it into something more useful - a tool that can better help an end user achieve their goals: The Ultimate Resource. I have since been taking action on that. Here's what I've been up to... For well [...]

Niche Site Duel – Investigating a Sudden Drop in Earnings

It's been a while since I last published a dedicated update about my niche site, securityguardtraininghq.com. A lot has happened in the world of search engine optimization since the last update and there's a lot of interesting data to report and thoughts in my head that will determine where I go with this site in the [...]

Niche Site Private Advertisement Experiment – Part 1 – Why?

My security guard training niche site currently earns between $1,800 and $2,200 per month - 99% of it coming from Google Adsense alone. One of my goals in 2012 is to diversify the income streams coming from this site and increase its monthly income to at least $3000 per month by the end of the year. Diversification is important [...]

How 9,900 Exact Match Searches Equate to $1,500 Per Month

As most of you know, last year I publicly built a niche site from scratch that is now ranking #1 in Google for the target keyword "security guard training" and is consistently making about $1500.00 a month. You can read all about how I found this niche and built the site on The Niche Site Duel [...]

Niche Site Duel – One Year Later (Earnings and Traffic Update)

A lot of you have been asking me for a Niche Site Duel update and I'm happy to share my latest report with you today - exactly one year after posting my very first announcement about the challenge. One year after deciding to build a niche site from scratch, I now own the #1 ranked [...]