• Content and Copywriting

    Researching and Building a New Blog

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin 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…

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    So Which Keywords Will Work For Your Residual Income Articles?

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Figuring out which keywords will make the most money for residual income articles is difficult. The best way I’ve found to test out ideas is to use a site that caters to short articles. I used to use eHow for this, but now that their writing program has shut down I’ve moved on to using List My 5.  My earnings there have been comparable, plus the site is laid out a lot like the old eHow. These articles take about 10 minutes to write, tops, so they are quick. Very little effort to see which of my ideas are hits and misses. Once I know, I use the…

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    How to Add Keywords to Articles without Looking Spammy

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin I recently got an urgent sounding email from a writer named Steven. He read my post about How to Make Google AdWords Work for Your Writing Niche and said he was confused about my advice to put a SEO keyword six times in a 400-500 word article. Well, I figured other people may be confused, too, so here is a simple method for adding keywords without spammy side affects. Use your SEO keyword in the title  Add it to the first line of your article Work it into two of your sub headings Always use your keyword once in your closing paragraph Plop that keyword into your article…