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Spencer Haws from NichePursuits.com discusses business ideas that actually work. Learn how to build niche websites, market your website through search engine optimization, and much more. In addition, you'll get interviews with leading internet entrepreneurs that provide insight on: authority sites, flipping sites, using Google Adsense, outsourcing, automation tools, linkbuilding, building a real business, software development, creating iPhone Apps, lifestyle business, small business tips, and more. Overall, get your dose of motivation to move forward with your niche business ideas or take your small business to the next level!

Spencer Haws from NichePursuits.com discusses business ideas that actually work. Learn how to build niche websites, market your website through search engine optimization, and much more. In addition, you'll get interviews with leading internet entrepreneurs that provide insight on: authority sites, flipping sites, using Google Adsense, outsourcing, automation tools, linkbuilding, building a real business, software development, creating iPhone Apps, lifestyle business, small business tips, and more. Overall, get your dose of motivation to move forward with your niche business ideas or take your small business to the next level!

Location:

United States

Description:

Spencer Haws from NichePursuits.com discusses business ideas that actually work. Learn how to build niche websites, market your website through search engine optimization, and much more. In addition, you'll get interviews with leading internet entrepreneurs that provide insight on: authority sites, flipping sites, using Google Adsense, outsourcing, automation tools, linkbuilding, building a real business, software development, creating iPhone Apps, lifestyle business, small business tips, and more. Overall, get your dose of motivation to move forward with your niche business ideas or take your small business to the next level!

Language:

English


Episodes

Templatic Turnaround Story: Buying A WordPress Theme Business and Recovering From a Google Core Update

1/18/2021
Anthony Presley and a partner recently purchased Templatic Themes in 2018. The business has over 120 premium WordPress themes and plugins. When they bought the business they had a vision to grow it, but there have been a few major bumps along the way. Listen in to hear how Anthony and his team have tackled these challenges and even recovered from the May 2020 core Google update. If you are interested in SEO, WordPress themes, or buying online business you will enjoy this...

Duration:00:49:37

Private Equity for Niche Sites?! Michael Bereslavsky of Domain Magnate Investment Strategies

1/13/2021
Michael Bereslavsky of Domain Magnate is bringing private equity to online niche businesses. Learn more at: https://www.domainmagnate.com Since 2004 Michael has been building online businesses. Over the years, he’s had plenty of hard lessons and unique experiences. He found the best complementary strengths and profitability in buying, managing, and selling websites. Today Michael is now the founder and CEO of Domain Magnate, a micro private equity firm specializing in buying and growing...

Duration:00:51:17

Publishing 1,000,000+ Words a Month: The Process Behind Jon Gillham's Content Writing Service

1/11/2021
I'm excited to have Jon Gillham back on the show! Jon is the founder of the content writing service, Content Refined. During the interview, we not only talk about how he built the company but the entire process behind how they create content at scale. They do anywhere between 1,000,000 to 3,000,000 words a month on average! That's a lot of content. We dive into how they use statistics and competitor analysis to create content that is most likely to rank in Google. Jon also shares a couple...

Duration:00:43:33

$30k/Mth Fashion Blogging for Men?! How Brock McGoff Grew "The Modest Man"

1/5/2021
Brock McGoff owns the website TheModestMan.com which now generates over 400,000 visitors and $30k in revenue per month. Over the years of building websites, Brock has learned a lot. Including getting hit by the first Google Panda update taking his traffic down to virtually zero. Since then, Brock has made every effort to make sure a Google penalty would never happen again and only aims to build content and links that he is genuinely proud of creating. So how does someone go from a...

Duration:00:51:49

175 Website Flips?! How Mushfiq Grows Website Purchases 10x with These Easy Wins

12/28/2020
Mushifiq is the owner of a popular website flipping newsletter and EasyWins.io. To date, he has completed over 175 website flips, whether buying, selling, or brokering website deals. How did he manage to flip so many websites? He’s created systematic processes of “easy wins”. These easy wins are tasks, or site improvements often overlooked but take relatively little time to complete and provide a big impact.

Duration:00:51:21

Scott Voelker's 19 Year Journey From Home Builder to Amazing Seller to Online Business Builder

12/22/2020
Scott Voelker may be a new grandparent but has the energy of a teenager. This year marks his 19th year being self-employed, and although he is slowing down to focus more on family, his workload at Brand Creators is still more than most will tackle in a lifetime. Running the Rock Your Brand Podcast is his primary focus with nearly 900 episodes and 16 million podcast downloads, but that's just the start. Last year Scott checked a few things off his to-do list: Listen in to hear what Scott...

Duration:01:01:13

The Future of Podcasting: How Craig Hewitt Uses Trends and Content Marketing to Grow Castos

12/16/2020
Craig Hewitt is the founder of Castos, a popular podcasting platform. I met Craig 4 years ago at RhodiumWeekend.com when Craig ran the podcasting editing and service-based business, Podcast Motor, before he built Castos. Today, Podcast Motor and Castos have merged into a SaaS company for hosting and analytics for your podcast. They also still offer a complete podcast editing and transcription service. As we will dive into during the show, Craig also shares how he purchased the Seriously...

Duration:00:59:08

How Nathan Barry Built ConvertKit to $2.1 Million Per Month and Bought a Ghost Town

12/7/2020
In this Niche Pursuits podcast episode, we discover the key themes that made ConvertKit a success. ConvertKit is an email marketing platform started by Nathan Barry, a former designer and author, in 2012. The software is now generating $2.1M monthly revenue, has been listed on the INC 5000 numerous times, and founder Nathan Barry recently invested in an actual Ghost Town.

Duration:01:03:38

How to Buy and Grow a Website 5x in Just 7 Months

12/2/2020
Today, I'm excited to share an interview I conducted with Jared Bauman, a long time Niche Pursuits reader. Jared and I sat down to discuss a recent site he purchased and how he grew it 5x in just 7 months. He took the site from earning around $200 a month to now over $1,000 a month! Jared's website purchase criteria: 1. Ranking Articles 2. Consistent Revenue 3. No Backlink Profile 4. Monthly Traffic over 3,000 Pageviews 5. No Premium Ad Network How to Grow a Purchased Site 1. Site...

Duration:00:57:15

How I Built and Sold a Software Company for 7 Figures: The Untold Story of Long Tail Pro

11/25/2020
In 2010, I launched Long Tail Pro, a keyword research software tool. Over the next 5 years, I grew the company from 0 to about $1 million in revenue per year. I sold that company in 2016. Today, I share the "untold" story of Long Tail Pro and what has happened since I sold the company, along with some of the valuable lessons learned along the way.

Duration:00:27:13

Behind the Scenes of a Skyscraper Link Building Campaign with Mark Mars from Niche Website Builders

11/18/2020
Today, I brought Mark Mark from Niche Website Builders onto the show to discuss my recent order of a Skyscraper link building campaign for one of my niche sites. We dive into how they started their agency (Niche Website Builders), what types of services they offer, and more. Then we spend time looking behind the scenes of what happens when they create a link building campaign, how they do outreach, and everything that is involved.

Duration:00:31:29

Google is Forcing a Major Shift in My Blogging Strategy

11/12/2020
Over the last little while, I've come to the realization that I need to make a major shift in how I blog. All thanks to Google.

Duration:00:20:16

How Marcus Krupp Built an Unlimited Wordpress Development Service Called WPTangerine

11/9/2020
Unlimited WordPress development? WPTangerine is a service I had never heard of until recently. I was a bit surprised when I heard they had been around since 2015 and came highly recommended by someone in my network. In my podcast, I interviewed Marcus, the co-founder of WP Tangerine. We dive in and talk about how he built his business and how WPTangerine has grown to nearly 600 paying clients with 60 full-time employees.

Duration:00:41:17

I'm PAUSING My Dead Email List Case Study: Here's How Much $$ I Made

11/4/2020
I started a case study to try and revive a dead email list of about 20,000 subscribers. However, it turns out my domain reputation is bad for this particular domain (my other email sending domains are excellent). So, my emails have primarily been going to people's junk folders, leading to terrible open rates. As a result, I'm PAUSING this email case study UNTIL I can improve the domain reputation. I'm working with an email expert and using a tool called "Mail Warm" that will likely take 2...

Duration:00:11:21

How to Use Artificial Intelligence for Content Marketing and the Future of SEO with Jeff Coyle from MarketMuse

11/2/2020
MarketMuse uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to analyze content, suggest topics to cover, and create better content. It works best for SEO writers who want to develop highly effective content marketing strategies not based on gut instinct. I've also recently been hearing all the news about GPT-3, robots writing articles, and wondering how all of this will impact content generation for bloggers and SEO's in the future. I wanted to dive more into the subject and could not...

Duration:00:59:56

Why Bart MacDonald is Leaving $10 Million in Funding to Invest in SaaS Businesses

10/29/2020
Learn why Bart MacDonald of BloomVP.com left the previous company that he founded and raised $10 million for. + Bart previously founded and help raise funding for the SaaS company, Sapling HR. However, he recently stepped down from the CEO role at Sapling to found Bloom VP, a venture firm focused on SaaS. Listen in to hear Bart's strategies and why he is so bullish on SaaS.

Duration:00:57:12

How Matt Diggity Grew 2 Sites to Nearly $100,000 a Month with Link Building and EAT Strategies

10/26/2020
Matt Diggity is someone that has been buying, building, and growing affiliate website for a long time. In fact, I had him on the podcast about a year ago to discuss some of his background. Since then, I've stayed in touch with Matt and he started sharing more and more about the recent success of a couple of websites that he purchased. These 2 sites have gone from making less than $1,500 a month combined to nearly hitting his goal of $100,000 per month (combined earnings) before the end of...

Duration:00:53:13

How to Build and Exit a Website for Mid-6 Figures Using the Shotgun Skyscraper Link Building Technique

10/19/2020
Mark Webster and Gael Breton are from AuthorityHacker.com and have been in the authority website space for a long time. Listen in as we discuss how they took a website from scratch to a mid 6 figure exit. We dive into how they: Sold a niche site for over six figures they built in 18 monthsNegotiated affiliate deals three times higher than the public ratesDevelop their trademarked Shotgun Skyscraper strategy Create successful frameworks to identify keywordsand much more. Full blog post at:...

Duration:01:03:26

How Dave Chesson Built his $9k Per Month Kindle Publishing Business and $40k Per Month Niche Site

10/12/2020
Dave Chesson has self-published nine books on Amazon that now have a combined revenue between $7-9k a month. How does he do this? He describes it as the “Long Tail Pro” of Amazon. Finding undervalued Amazon keywords that drive traffic to the book. He uses his niche sites to drive traffic to his books. We also discuss how he's built a $40k/month niche site by partnering with a true expert in the field.

Duration:00:57:04

Is Substack the New Blogging?

10/7/2020
​Substack is a platform where independent publishers can easily earn money from their writing with paying subscribers. Substack allows publishers to collect payments from subscribers and publish their content online and in email format. If you do some googling or twittering, you’ll see that Substack is pretty hot right now. They got some $15 million-ish from Adreessen Horowitz and it feels like publishers are flocking there.

Duration:00:11:58