Affiliate Program Being Cancelled and Deactivated – Grumble, Sigh, Grrr


I received an email today telling me that the affiliate program for a shop I promote on one of my sites will be cancelled and closed, after October 31st affiliate commissions will no longer be paid out for referrals. This is a huge headache and … [Continue reading]

Adding New Niches To Old Niche Sites


I’ve always been one of those people that agree with the logic that you should do something you already know relatively well and enjoy OR pick a topic that you’ve always wanted to learn more about or expand upon. I learned the hard way that it makes … [Continue reading]

Finding Something You Can Write About Forever, and Ever, and Ever…

When people are talking about choosing a niche you're passionate about they always say things like you should pick something you could talk about all day, or pick the thing that you sit and talk about with friends all the time, or something people … [Continue reading]

Breathing New Life into Old Niches


a guest post by Gabrielle Greene Life is a funny thing; you never know where it’s going to take you. When I got pregnant with my third child I made the decision to quit working outside the home, which at the time, was for a company that organized … [Continue reading]

Traffic and SERPs Tanked on Niche Site B – How Long is Too Long to Wait for a Recovery?


I had managed to rank in the top 10 results for a handful of keywords that were bringing in traffic and making sales on the site. Then suddenly on Thursday it all tanked. It doesn't appear to have received a "penalty," but I don't know why the … [Continue reading]

No New Squidoo Lenses in June


This is the third month in a row with no new Squidoo lenses. I believe that's the longest I've gone without putting something on Squidoo in the past five years. Even when I wasn't actively using Squidoo, I would put up a page to try and new niche or … [Continue reading]