August 18th, 2013

Adding a Directory Using Keywords

My first steps of my own personal Niche Challenge was inspired by a step, Niche Site Earnings and Directory Listing Update, in the first Nite Site Dual by Pat of Smart Passive Income.

This has been a long put off project of adding each county/city/state housing authority to my website.

Put off because I knew that this would be a time consuming task.

Obviously, I am not charging these government agencies to be listed in my directory.

First thing that I did was use the Adword Tool to search

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August 12th, 2011

Blogging Goals for

I took a vacation from blogging and now I am back, refreshed and full of ideas for my main blog,

One idea is to change the name. I looked at names like and but they, of course, were taken. Seems as if all of the one word sites are long gone. Meanwhile, I have a few ideas for two word ones that hopefully will not be gone by the time I come up with the scratch to buy it.

Another goal is to be in the top 10 of the

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June 18th, 2011

Blog With Katrina has a PR 2!!

Woo Hoo!!!

My lil’ blog finally has a pagerank.

And, not only that…it happily skipped right pass a PageRank 1 and landed on a Pagerank 2.

What is pagerank?

To sum it up succinctly, pagerank is a super secret algorithm that Google uses to determine the value of your website.

Pagerank is a big ol’ world wide web popularity contest.

I am proud to be sitting at the Cool Kids table. Lol.

Related articles PageRank is an abomination (discussion) ( Cutts: Google

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May 18th, 2011

Site Submit Tool

Here’s a handy-dandy tool to submit your site to 40 search engines, including Google. The Webmaster’s Tools.

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May 29th, 2010

What is a bounce rate?

In fact, your bounce rate can affect your search engine ranking. A high number of visitors hitting the back button tells the search engines that your page did not contain the content the visitor was seeking.

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May 7th, 2010


Basically, for every 10 blogs shared on your blog, BlogUpp will show your blog’s latest post 9 times.

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May 4th, 2010

Comment Luv plugin

When you add CommentLuv to your blog, you will be connected to thousands of bloggers that leave comments on blogs that they enjoy. The beauty of CommentLuv is the fact that the commenters last blog post is linked to their comment via their feed.

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April 30th, 2010

The importance of a sitemap

One of the most neglected aspects, but easily rectified, of SEO is the importance of a site map.

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April 28th, 2010


StumbleUpon will primarily show you sites of your friends or members have indicated having similar interests to you.

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April 14th, 2010

Website Grader

I really love is the information about your blog that Website Grader gives me. Like the fact that google has indexed my pages 312 times. Or how about the fact that my blog is easy enough to read by someone with an elementary school education. Or the fact that I may be going to heavy on the images, which I actually thought was a good thing but apparently it is slowing my sites load time.

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