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How RankXL Got Me a Deal with Schwarzenegger’s Team, Plus Business Worth $100,000+

By Chris Lee 34 comments

This post is written by Rob Palmer, one of my top students from The Niche Site Course.

This is the story of how I turned an investment of a few hundred dollars into over $100,000 of consultancy work – and got to work with one of the most famous people in the world as a result.

Before I get into the story, though, let me make it clear that I have no connection to Chris or RankXL except as a satisfied customer.

This is what happened…

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How To Get Powerful Backlinks From Sites That Seem Impossible To Build Links On

By Chris Lee 114 comments

monoflat_icons_124If you’re an SEO, you know that it’s almost impossible to get links on these types of websites:

  • EDU sites
  • Career sites and job boards
  • Government sites
  • Organizations
  • Leagues
  • Associations
  • Websites of big companies and corporations

They usually have massive link profiles, and getting a single link can really affect your site’s search traffic.

But it’s seemingly impossible to consistently get links from these kinds of sites, especially for free.

They have a lot of gatekeepers, there aren’t many link building opportunities, and they are very careful about who they link out to.

Well recently, I’ve been trying out something new, and it’s been working like gangbusters 🙂

And today, I’m going to do a quick write-up to teach you exactly how you can copy it for your own sites.


Let’s dive in!

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The Best WordPress Plugins and Software Tools For Creating An Online Course

By Chris Lee 36 comments

course-creation-guideI’ve been getting a lot of questions on what tools I used to build my online course. So I decided that I’m going to share that with you here.

Interested in building your first online course?

For me, building an online course for the first time was kind of like setting up my first blog on WordPress.

It was a whole new technical learning curve.

I had never created an online course before, and had no idea behind how much work it was going to take.

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How I Grew RankXL From A Side Project To A 6-Figure Blog In Just A Year

By Chris Lee 140 comments

2015 was the best year of my online career. By far.

I learned and accomplished more last year than all of my time spent in internet marketing combined.

The 2 major highlights being…
1. Growing my Adsense niche sites business to over 5-figures per month.
2. Starting the RankXL blog, and reaching 6-figures in the first 13 months.

While the spotlight of my blog posts have always been on my niche sites, I’ve been getting a lot of requests lately if I could talk about how I grew the RankXL blog.

It’s not something I really talked about before, but RankXL just recently passed its first birthday a few months ago so I think the timing’s right to do a one-year(ish) review.

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