niche site duel

My Monthly Income Report – July and August 2014

My income report for July and August of 2014, including lessons learned and strategies that worked (and didn't work). These two months include the results for my new software company, as well as my first product for my niche site at FoodTruckr.com.

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 [...]