I’ve never been a Mac guy. My main gripe with Apple these past few years is that every machine they release has a processor that’s either a generation behind, or about to be a generation behind. Then they have the audacity to charge at least 3 times as you’d pay for a Windows PC with […]
I recently went out and bought the Sony A7S III for my YouTube Channel. It’s an incredible video camera, and I love it! However, figuring out which SD card to buy was incredibly confusing. What card did I need? UHS-I, UHS-II, CF-Express, something else? Let’s simplify this for the future-me’s out there. What Matters is […]
The GDPR feels incredibly scary to new bloggers. It’s to the point where many American bloggers with 0 content and 0 traffic are scared to start a blog. They have an irrational fear that the European Union is going to sue them for millions of dollars. I’m not a lawyer, and none of this is […]
When I first started making YouTube videos, it felt so awkward to talk to the camera. I was nervous, rambling between incomplete thoughts, and coming across as very rigid on camera. I spent a long time wondering if creating a script for my YouTube videos would help. Scripts didn’t help, but I did find what […]
I was browsing the web the other day and came across a blog with a donation button at the end of the post. It looked like this and said to buy him a coffee. My initial reaction was that the conversion rate on donation buttons must be awful. But then I thought, “To compete with […]
New bloggers want every post they write to be a home run. They inevitably turn to keyword research tools to target the phrases with the most search volume, and it’s a huge mistake! Let’s talk about why that is. “Zero Volume” Search Keywords Actually Get Lots of Traffic You’re probably wondering how this is possible. […]
It’s 2020, and DSLRs are officially dead. Well, they’ve technically been dead since 2016 when most companies stopped making new ones. In 2020, they’re so dead we don’t need to differentiate between DSLR and Mirrorless technology anymore. It’s all mirrorless now, and DSLRs are never coming back. Why did DSLR’s die? Let’s find out! Most […]
Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is a refreshing change of pace from other link-building techniques. With HARO, reporters from major media companies reach out to you for expert advice. No more unsolicited outreach to unsuspecting bloggers! But, how do you get your answer chosen on HARO? And how effective is HARO at building backlinks? Let’s […]
New bloggers have significant privacy concerns about blogging with their real names. Conversely, they worry that using a pen name will hurt their Google ranking. Can you start a successful blog using a pen name? The answer is yes, you absolutely can! Authors have successfully used pen names for generations, and blogging is no different. […]
Learn how much YouTube sponsors are paying creators and where to find them for your channel!
When your blog starts to get traffic or make money, you’ll inevitably think, “I should start another blog.” But, maybe that’s not the greatest idea. Let’s go over why. Reasons People Want Another Blog 1) People Want a Second Blog To Diversify Their Income Most people would feel safer with a 2nd source of income. […]
Learn why writing a 4,000-word post won’t help you outrank a 2,000-word post. Except all the times it does!
Learn why blogging is not just a giant pyramid scheme where bloggers recruit other bloggers to blog about blogging. Plus examples of dozens of successful sites in various niches.
How much will a single backlink move you up the SERP? Is it worth the time and effort it will take to obtain? All this answered and more.