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The Ultimate Guide to Renting Your Place (and Making Money) on Airbnb

Many people have their properties listed on Airbnb, but they just can't get them rented. Are you one of them? I sure was one of those Airbnb users who uploaded a listing and then hoped for the best. Then I did some research, and have run many…
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10 Google Changes that Will Make or Break Your SEO in 2015

Each year, Google changes its search algorithm around 500–600 times. Each, year there are more changes than a year ago. 2015 has already been a rollercoaster for marketers who are trying to keep up with Google… and we can expect much more…
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Link Building Like I'm 5: Beginner's Pro Guide

What is credibility? The quality of being believed or trusted. Credibility is something that you have to earn by providing content that’s useful and trustworthy. If you do this, you will naturally acquire backlinks to your site and pages…
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10 Blogging Tools to Acquire New Users Like Jason Voorhees

Imagine what your business would be like if you had 100,000 new users in a year. Sounds impossible, right? BufferApp’s co-founder Leo Widrich struggled to get the PR he wanted for his startup. So instead of hiring an expensive PR firm,…
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How to Make Money with Your Blog in 6 Months

"How can I make money with my blog?" is a question I get over and over again. You may be stuck at your cubicle right now and looking for a way out. Blogging seems to be the doorway to passive income and freedom, but you don't know where to…
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SEO Commando: 7 Tips to Embrace Hacker Mentality

SEOs have been compared to “hackers,” “spammers,” "sumos" and even “ninjas,” but never “commandos.” Are there actual parallels between the activities of real-world commandos and today’s PageRank-sculpting SEO optimizers? Maybe…
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The Ultimate SEO Guide to Schema Markup Like I'm 5

Schema optimization has been a big subject in SEO circles, yet very few businesses are using it. In fact, only about 1% of websites on the Web are using Schema markup. Why? It's too damn technical!!! Fear not; Brady D. Callahan does a great…
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SEO Used To Be...The Janitor (and other unusual insights from Google)

We all know that SEO has changed, and that it’s different now from what it used to be a couple of years ago. But what did exactly SEO used to be? Well, it’s time to explore the negative side of SEO’s semantic footprint and explore…
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Website Speed Optimization Manual for Wordpress

You have to make a decision right now: Are you going to be in the slow lane or fast lane? If you don’t make that decision and follow these steps to make your site faster, you probably never will. So, make the right choice and choose the fast…
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How to Hack Your Personal Brand Online

I've been writing and speaking about personal branding for a while because there is just so many misconceptions about the topic on the Internet I wanted to debunk. I also noticed that 'personal branding' or 'self promotion' got bad stigma over…
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Top 10 in SEO and Internet Entrepreneurship on SearchDecoder in 2014

2014 was a break-through for SearchDecoder. The site launched in 2012 as my personal blog, which evolved into a side gig in 2013. In 2014 we featured some bigger names and many up-and-comers, saw our community grow, and experienced growth across…
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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of SEO

There are many reasons why you may not be using inbound marketing channels (such as SEO, blogging, social media, and newsletters) to drive leads. You might have tried, got burned, and given up. I hear it all the time. Trust me, it’s not…