I recently created a video on How To Find Expired Domains With PR For Free and uploaded it to Youtube, which I will share with you at the end of this post. The idea to create the video was sparked by a conversation I had in an entrepreneurial driven Google Hangout a few weeks ago when someone had asked me what tools I use to find expired domains. Another question that popped up during that conversation was what are the benefits of registering and developing expired domains so I thought I would create this post to outline the benefits I have experienced over the years.
A quick qualifier on this post. The benefits that I discuss are for new projects, not SEO purposes to promote your main money sites using link wheels or tiered linking strategies.
While growing my online business over the last 10 years I have made a lot mistakes. These mistakes have ranged from those that can be considered very minor that had no real consequences to huge errors that ended up costin me considerable amounts of time, effort and money. Out of all the mistakes that I have made during this time period, the biggest one has to be the fact that a few years ago I became complacent with my success and neglected my affiliate network. This has led to a 70% decline in my income from this area of the business and made once great sites virtually useless. Here’s how it happened. Continue reading “How success and complacency killed my network of affiliate sites”→
Quite often I will receive inquiries from new clients after they have exhausted a rather large budget on a Google Adsense campaign, which failed to bring the desired results. While their pay-per-click budget was successful in generating an influx of traffic and brought in the desired number of targeted visitors, it failed to convert these visitors into paying customers as expected. As with any PPC campaign, once that budget is gone, the flow of traffic stops. Continue reading “Study shows that a majority of people ignore pay-per-click advertising”→
I spent a couple hours working with a client recently to explore his company’s website and its current performance. As we swapped instant messages back and forth on what he would like to achieve over the next three months, I was amazed that he had no clue how his website was currently doing, what levels of traffic he was currently receiving and how visitors were finding him. He was simply interested in getting first page placement on his wishlist of keyword phrases. Continue reading “Using analytic software to capitilize on longtail and microniche keyword phrases”→