• Content and Copywriting

    Researching and Building a New Blog

    Currently, I’m building a new blog as part of my new campaign to build income that only I control. Unlike all my other blogs, I actually did research before I started. Here’s my process: My first step was to research keywords related to my blog’s subject. I did this using Google’s Adwords Keyword Tool. I looked at the keyword’s competition, estimated CPC (cost per click) and how often the keyword is searched per month. This gives me an idea of what my readers will be looking for and how much I may make. I brainstormed for a name that is clever, memorable and uses a good keyword.  Then I did a web…

  • Content and Copywriting

    How to Make Residual Income Without Residual Income Sites

    One of My Websites Yah, so most residual income sites like Suite 101, Hubpages and Buskia have a bad reputation with some “professional” writers. Personally I don’t, but some of the arguments against them have gotten me thinking. The most compelling argument, to me at least, is that they won’t be around forever, then what? Okay, point taken. So how do you enjoy the wonderment of residual income without using a residual income site? Make your own. There are two choices for controlling your own residual income- privately owned blogs and websites. I’ve had many of my own websites and blogs, but it wasn’t until I had this revelation that…