Niche Site Duel

Niche Site UPGRADE: Security Guard Training Headquarters

My 4 year old niche site, averaging $2,636.29 per month, is about to get an upgrade. Here are the holes that will be plugged, and the improvements that will be made to get it to 3x the monthly revenue within 6 months. Plus a confession...

THE Backlinking Strategy That Works: 2014 and Beyond Edition

Are you looking for the latest UP-TO-DATE information on backlinking, SEO, and getting your site to the top of Google? Well look no further, because this post will reveal everything you need to know that works today in the world of linkbuilding. This is a completely updated version of my previous popular backlinking post (with over 2100 comments).

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

FoodTruckr NSD2.0 Update (And Its First Earnings!)

It's been almost a year since I made the decision to start Niche Site Duel 2.0 and add another niche site to my portfolio, which eventually became The blog, targeted toward existing and future food truck owners and operators, went live about 6 months ago. A lot of time was spent beforehand conducting niche [...]

SPI 101: A Look into the Business of One Smart Passive Income Student

In this episode, I'm extremely happy to feature a Smart Passive Income student who has successfully created a niche site using a lot of the strategies and tactics shared here on the blog. He reveals his niche, as well as everything that's working for him today.

Niche Site Duel 2.5.0: An Update on FoodTruckr (After 2 Months!)

In November of 2013, I launched, a niche site and resource to help those in the food truck industry . In this post, you'll see exactly what's been going on over the past two months, including detailed traffic, subscriber and social media numbers, the lessons learned and what I'm doing to break into this industry. I'm in the toughest part of the life of any brand new blog or business, but I'm still pushing forward. Check out what happened and how the new site is doing...

Niche Site Duel 2.4.0—Pat’s Food Truck Niche Website Revealed! – Part 2

In my last post, I revealed the niche site that I built to serve aspiring and existing food truck owners. was very well received and a lot of people left very positive comments about the concept, design and content currently on the site. Thanks for that! In this post, I'm going to pick up where [...]

Niche Site Duel 2.4.0: Pat’s Food Truck Niche Website Revealed! – Part 1

It's been a long time coming, but here's Part 1 of the major Niche Site Duel 2.0 update you've been waiting for! In this report, I will reveal the niche site I created for the existing and aspiring food truck business owners and operators, as well as everything that has happened up until this point. [...]

REALITY CHECK: 24 Questions That Will Challenge You and Your Brand (+NSD2.0 Update)

This post references a website and business that I'm publicly building for Niche Site Duel 2.0. The site will become a resource for current and future food truck business owners and operators, and the "coming soon" page is already live. I have not yet revealed the exact brand name and URL because I don't want [...]

Niche Site Duel 2.3.0 (UPDATE): We’re LIVE! Landing Pages and Pre-Launch Goals

And we're LIVE! Back in June, I revealed a high-search volume / low-competition keyword that I discovered during keyword research that looked very promising to build a site for: food trucks for sale. After some digging, I soon realized that not only were there no major players tackling this niche, but there were no major [...]