268: Blogging ROI: From $18 to $100k a Month in 2.5 Years

Could a part-time blog really bring in that kind of cash? Rosemarie swears she only works 20 hours a week!

Yes, The Busy Budgeter is back for her 3rd round on The Side Hustle Show, and it’s a good one.

Since we last spoke, she started posting consistent $100k months from her blog, so of course I had to invite her back to hear what changed.

If you guessed creating her own products and driving paid traffic, you’d be the big winner.

257: Affiliate Marketing for Bloggers: How Michelle Makes $50,000 a Month Selling Other People’s Products

affiliate marketing for bloggers

You might know Michelle Schroeder-Gardner from her super-popular blog MakingSenseofCents.com where she gets hundreds of thousands of readers and makes 6-figures a month.

The bulk of her revenue comes from affiliate marketing, and Michelle now has a course explaining exactly how you too can build a profitable blog at MakingSenseofAffiliateMarketing.com.

Switching WordPress Themes: My Website Redesign Process, Tools, and Goals

If you’ve been by SideHustleNation.com lately you might have noticed the site just got a long overdue facelift.

This is the 3rd major redesign of the site and the first since January 2014. I remember that date because I worked on it over the holidays and wanted to get it done before heading off to my first New Media Expo, which was the first weekend in January that year.

In this post I’ll share my ideas and goals behind the latest theme change, what’s new with the site, and how I was able to complete the redesign process myself on a limited budget.

The Easy Way to Get 24.3% More Traffic Using Google Search Console

Last summer when I interviewed Neil Patel, one of the traffic hacks he recommended during the podcast was to make strategic updates to your existing content based on data from Google Search Console.

Several months later, I finally decided to give it a shot.

In this post, I’ll show you how it works, how you can do the same for your website, and my results so you can judge if it’s worth your time.

220: SEO for Bloggers: How to Get More Free Traffic to Your Website

Joseph Hogue is a Marine Corps veteran, a former investment analyst, an author, a blogger, a freelancer, and an all-around super smart dude.

Joseph runs a number of blogs, and through smart keyword research, great content, and some techniques he uses to attract lots of high authority backlinks, Joseph has seen his traffic, and more importantly his revenue increase quickly in the last two years.

He’s here to school me on SEO and how to get more free traffic from Google.

How I Built a Million Dollar Blog (by Growing a Loyal Audience)

No — Side Hustle Nation hasn’t quite hit the $1 million mark yet.

That honor is reserved for true blogging elite, and in that spirit I’m excited to introduce Michelle Schroeder-Gardner, the founder of Making Sense of Cents.

On her blog, Michelle helps readers learn how to make extra money, save money, and reach their dream life. She currently earns $100,000 a month (wowzas!!) through her blog and affiliate marketing course, Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing.

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