Don’t die in the FIRE.
Oh the FIRE movement. You are probably here because you have heard about this amazing movement that will allow you to achieve “Financial Independence, Retire Early”.
It’s likely you’ve been drug into the depths of Reddit searching for the silver bullet that will lead to riches in your 30s.
Maybe you’ve stockpiled 300 pounds of Top Ramen in preparation for this “living below your means” adventure you are about to embark on.
Unfortunately, the huge proponents of the FIRE movement don’t understand some very important financial fundamentals of life and personal finance… and it seems they might also be failing to take into account quite a few key points that I’d like to discuss in this article.
If you want to understand more fully why the FIRE movement itself is really just a giant death trap, keep reading.
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At the root of every great online business is an even greater web hosting platform.
You’re probably wondering how to get started with your very own online business. If you’ve landed on this article, you’ve probably heard about web hosting and are curious a bit more about what it is or where you should host your new site.
You’re not alone, this is a common issue amongst first time online business creators.
When I first started my website I had the exact same questions. Initially I had no clue where to host a website, or even what hosting referred to.
For the purposes of this article, I want to take a look at two great options for domain hosting and give you a detailed overview of each.
Once you finish reading, you will be able to make an informed decision on where to host your new website, and you will be well on your way to achieving success within your online business.
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You probably landed here because you are struggling to rank in the different search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo). Maybe you are successfully ranking, but you aren’t seeing results very quickly.
Is it taking days for each search engine to push your content to the front of the line?
I used to have the same exact problem.
It’s easy to create content and publish it to your site, but is that enough to make it rank on the first page in a timely manner?
I want to share with you the quickest way to improve search engine ranking. Unfortunately, this is not the “simplest way”, however, if you take into account the few key elements of SEO that I outline in this post, you’ll be ensuring your content improves in ranking tremendously.
It’s likely the source of your struggle to rank lies not within the quality of your content, but with the external factors that contribute to content authority.
Let’s first talk about the basics of what makes content rank.
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So you’ve just started your very own online business and you’re likely struggling with how to integrate social media into that business.
We’ve all been there.
It took me quite a while to really learn the ins and outs of social media. I was in the exact same position as you are now, searching out as much educational information as possible and hoping to find a silver bullet or huge secret to these different platforms.
Social media can be extremely complicated and time consuming if you don’t know what you are doing up front. When I first started my online business I struggled to gain any momentum or any type of following on social media.
I was spending countless hours deep in different training courses. Many of these courses helped me, but I soon realized that I was losing focus on the ACTUAL online business I had built.
You most likely already understand the tremendous value that social media can provide. Using social media to promote your online business doesn’t have to be as complicated as it seems.
We’ve spent countless hours learning everything there is to know about social media so that we can summarize that learning to you now.
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Many people (myself included) when first starting an online business struggle to narrow down a niche for their website.
Your niche is essential the foundation on which the rest of your online business will be built.
Whatever niche you choose will ultimately decide your success or failure in online business.
If you choose the wrong niche, you may find yourself changing your mind a couple months down the road and pursuing something completely different. This results in a great deal of lost time and effort that you could have spent dedicated to a niche that has a high probability of being profitable.
There are a lot of reasons to choose a particular niche. Sometimes it’s not easy to figure out what niche might be the most lucrative or the simplest for you to generate content for.
There is one thing that I’ve done a lot of in my online career and that is choosing a niche for a particular site.
In this article I’ve broken down choosing a niche for your website into 4 easy to follow steps to make it easier for you.
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Many of you have been trying to start your very own website but maybe you don’t know where to begin.
That’s actually 100 percent not true.
You can actually start your very own website (and monetize it) utilizing what we call a website theme.
You may be wondering “what is a website theme?” Well, this article explains just that. It also explains exactly how to go about building a website with no coding experience whatsoever (and make it look awesome).
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One unique tool that most website developers, affiliate marketers, and bloggers don’t realize they have available to them is the Google Search Console.
If you have been consistently struggling with getting your website indexed you need to make sure that you are using this one tool within the search console that will almost guarantee immediate indexing.
I’m going to walk you through the exact steps you need to follow to start using Google’s Search Console to “Fetch With Google”.
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Photos, hard to find but necessary for anyone who owns and operates a website, YouTube channel, acts as a social media influencer, or anyone who just has any sort of online presence.
You may be just starting your blog, maybe you’re an affiliate marketer like me. Whatever the case, it’s likely you yourself are not a professional photographer. Therefore, you need free stock photos for your website.
The hard part is finding the right place for high quality photos that actually relate to the topic you are dicussing.
As a content creator you don’t want to display photos that aren’t relevant, this can detract readers, listeners, or viewers from the message you are trying to portray. The old addage “pictures are worth 1,000 words” is definitely applicable in the online space.
You likely just came here looking for the best place for find royalty free photos for your website so I’ll cut to the chase.
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You already know that every affiliate marketer needs an arsenal of tools to be successful online. When it comes to finding them, however, how do you know where to start?
In your search for the best affiliate tool, you’ve probably come across countless people claiming to be successful marketers selling a magic traffic platform online. You hit their splash page and then whoosh! you’re inputting your email on some strange site for some e-book that promises to bring in 300k visitors a month and $5 million in revenue your first year!
I’ve been there. When I first started out I didn’t know the basics. I thought I needed some shortcut to traffic and sales.
Unfortunately, these so called affiliate geniuses are likely just trying to rope you into dishing out your hard earned money for the “answer”. The truth is, there is no amount of money that is going to buy you raw, organic traffic overnight.
The importance of that organic traffic is that it converts. Organic traffic is the type of traffic that you want and need as an affiliate. The goal is to drive people to your site when they search for the keywords you write about. When they find what they are looking for, they click your links. When they click your links, they sign up or purchase a product. You receive commission and repeat.
Inorganic, fabricated, or fake traffic usually doesn’t click through affiliate links. There is only one tool that you need to drive real, organic traffic to your website. That tool is Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
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Day job just not cutting it anymore? Need to figure out how to lock in some extra cash this year? Need something that has low startup cost but can be super lucrative? You’re not alone. We’ve got 3 legit side hustles that actually make money.
You’ve probably been promised all sorts of strange gimmicky penny penching techniques or been pushed towards apps that round up and save your change every time you buy lunch.
The fact of the matter is, none of these make real money, and none of these are going to put cold hard cash in your pocket anytime soon.
In today’s society most are realizing that all the money they’ve socked away for retirement over the years is just not going to add up when they finally decide to quit the workforce. Most people are also starting to realize that they need a side hustle to really achieve the level of financial freedom or financial independence they want in life.
With more and more people shifting towards building their own side hustle so that they can travel, purchase the house of their dreams, or just live comfortably, you’ll want to be ahead of the curve.
Looking for some REAL extra income?
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