2 Years + Zero Link Building = $20k/Month 🤯

How a 'new' blogger grew a tech site to $20k a month without link building, a helpful content publishing solution, how to find your blog niche, and more...

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How did you get into the world of making money online?

For Michael Donovan it was listening to Pat Flynn, the guys at Income School, and the Niche Pursuits podcast which he's the guest of today!

He used to learn about SEO and affiliate marketing on the way to work and in January 2020 finally decided to give it a try.

He created a 'troubleshooting' tech site and wrote 235 articles with little to no effort in link building.

Fast forward to today and his site now gets 500k visitors and $20k a month.

And he's joining us today to share how he did it.

He discusses his keyword research and writing process, plus topics like:

  • Putting yourself in the searcher's shoes when creating content
  • Having an interest in the topic
  • The importance of competitor research
  • Writing content himself after struggling to find good writers
  • The volume of posts produced each month
  • How he writes content that gets backlinks naturally
  • Why he chose the niche topic
  • How he makes money on the site
  • Duplicate content
  • Keyword research approach
  • Display ads
  • Spreading revenue through multiple posts
  • Researching for content
  • Why he doesn't build backlinks
  • And much, much more...

He's an excellent guest with a great story that I think a lot of us can relate to.

And he's not shy to drop some awesome knowledge bombs he's gained from his experience.

So make sure to check the full Niche Pursuits podcast interview with Michael Donovan and take notes!


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How Monday increased blog traffic by 1570% in just 3 months

Iโ€™m super excited to announce an โ€œAMAโ€ with Brad Smith!

Want to know how Brad and his team helped Monday dot com increase blog traffic by 1570% in just 3 months?

Brad creates content strategies, produces the premium content, and implements link acquisition for companies like Monday and other companies that have IPOโ€™d.

Todayโ€™s AMA is next level kind of SEO stuff, so donโ€™t hold back with your questions, Brad is a one of a kind resource!

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How to Find Your Blog Niche [9 Great Ways to Speed up the Process]


Struggling to find your blog niche? Then look no further. Use the steps in this article to find a profitable niche for your blog, even if youโ€™re a complete beginner.

By the end of this article, youโ€™ll know what your niche is and feel confident in making your blog a success.

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595 Spam Trigger Words To Avoid To Prevent Your Emails From Going to Spam


When you pay per email subscriber, you want to make sure you're getting the most out of every email that you send. And when your emails land in spam, you aren't doing yourself any favors.

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โ€‹Get the complete list in alphabetical order for your convenience.โ€‹

Thanks for reading!


PS - Earlier this week, I launched version 2.0 of Link Whisper on Product Hunt! As part of this new release, I'm offering a big discount for those that buy this week. You can get all the details on the special offer for Link Whisper 2.0 right here.

PPS - If you already bought Link Whisper, you already have access to version 2.0...no need to buy again! Just update the plugin like you do all your plugins in WordPress.

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