The Advantages Of Building An SEO Practice Site

By Chris Lee 26 comments

One of the things you should consider doing this year is building out sites solely with the intention of running crazy SEO experiments on them.

I call them SEO practice sites.

In this post, I’m going to share with you what they are, how to build them, and why you should probably build one (or even a couple of them) yourself.

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Why Your Page Isn’t Ranking: A Quick Content Quality Check

By Chris Lee 17 comments

why website isnt ranking

Let’s do an honest analysis of your content.

I receive at least a dozen emails each month from people frustrated that their article isn’t ranking on the first page of Google for their keyword. They claim they’re doing “everything right” but nothing seems to be working.

It doesn’t take long to see what their problem is. Apart from lack of strong backlinks, 9 times out of 10, they’re simply not creating content that’s good enough to be ranking.

Want to really get good at producing content that ranks?

Pay attention to these 5 things.

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Should You Build An Email List For Your Affiliate Site?

By Chris Lee 22 comments

list building for affiliatesA few weeks ago, I had an interesting conversation with two friends of mine who build affiliate sites together.

They’re an impressive duo. They only started a little over two years ago, and they worked on their sites on the side while working full-time day jobs. I hadn’t talked to them in a while, but they are now on track to grow to 6-figures by the end of this year.

They’re doing everything right. They’re strong at SEO and have built up a ton of solid backlinks to their sites. They’ve hired talented writers, and have some of the highest quality content in their niche.

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Let’s Find A Profitable Niche Together (Live Niche Research Walkthrough)

By Chris Lee 46 comments

Most people will agree that finding a niche is the toughest part of building profitable sites. There are so many options available and you can get stuck in the research phase for months and months.

I’ve been doing a ton of niche research myself lately, and in this post I’m going to take you through my process and go over some important things you need to consider.

Let’s find one together! I’ve done no research and planning prior to writing this article. I’m just going to open up some tools and start digging into niches I haven’t analyzed before, explaining what I’m looking for live as I go through them. If you’re looking for niches, awesome. Follow along!

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A Giant List Of Every SEO And Digital Marketing Blog I Read And Subscribe To

By Chris Lee 32 comments

best seo and internet marketing blogsI get a lot of emails asking me which SEO and marketing blogs I read and recommend.

Below is a list of every blog that I’m either subscribed to, follow, or read on a frequent basis. It’s pretty much the entire list of blogs I have in my Chrome Bookmarks folder.

The kinds of blogs I love: Blogs whose main intention isn’t to sell you on a product. Blogs I subscribe to simply because their articles are so good that I don’t want to miss the next one. These are the blogs you’ll find below.

NOTE: This list isn’t a rankings of any type, nor is it in any particular order. All blogs in this list are worthy of reading and learning from.

Enjoy 🙂

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