Why You Need to Make Money Online (Even If It’s Not Full-Time)

Let me start by saying this. At a fundamental level, it doesn’t really matter if you want to be a professional blogger, web developer, affiliate marketer, freelance writer or anything else. If you want to grow your online business to the point where it can fully replace the income you’re receiving from your day job, then you need to quit your day job. It is only when your online business becomes your sole professional focus that you can grow it to its full potential. And yes, it’s true that not everyone is going to succeed. Sometimes through no direct fault of their own,...

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SlingShot Take Over of Cars and Coffee

The super cool Polaris Slingshot has taken over Cars and Coffee! If you want to attract attention and don’t want to spend supercar prices to do so, the Slingshot is your ticket to ride!

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What Successful People Do Differently – Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of my series and I’ll be continuing to look at the extreme characteristics of highly successful people. These people are NOT from another planet, nor do I consider them smarter, however, they do work much harder at what they want to achieve. Anyway, with that said, I’d like to go over a few more things you can implement into your work habits to make you more successful going forward. This, again, is Part 2 and I encourage all of you to read Part 1 before going any further. Let’s get started.

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Bing Ads Strongly Recommends You Use HTTPS URLs

Bing announced 10 days ago that they are now strongly recommending that you switch all your ad URLs from HTTP to HTTPS. "Bing Ads strongly recommends you update your URLs to use the HTTPS protocol instead of HTTP...

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Google's John Mueller Shares His SEO Related Podcast List

A Reddit thread asks folks to share their favorite SEO related podcasts. I spotted John Mueller of Google share his list of his favorite SEO podcasts as well...

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Google Tests New Location Tab & Scores For Hotel Listings

As I reported on at Search Engine Land based on Sergey Alakov spotting another test, Google is testing a new location tab that not only shows you location specific information around a hotel listing but also scores the location based on factors such as proximity to top sights...

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Google: Still A Lot To Do To Fully Roll Out Mobile First Indexing

As many of you know, Google has been active at rolling out the mobile-first indexing process to more and more sites in their index. We stopped keeping track of the notifications after what we documented the fourth batch of mobile-first indexing notifications...

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Google: Noindex & Rel=Canonical Should Not Be Mixed

There is an outstanding explanation from Google's John Mueller about the differences around the noindex and rel=canonical signals and why they should not be mixed. In short...

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Google: You Should Redirect HTTP Even With HSTS Configured

Google's John Mueller said this morning on Reddit that even if you have HSTS (HTTP Strict Transport Security) which kind of by default forces a domain to go from HTTP to HTTPS, that you should still set up the 301 redirects from HTTP to HTTPS as well...

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 20, 2018

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

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Trump Gets Googlebombed In Google Images As Idiot

You cannot be a president in the Google era without getting multiple Googlebombs throughout your service. This time, it is Trump who got Googlebombed again, for the search term [idiot] in Google Image search...

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Google Automatically Recognizes Broad Site Changes

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google already can and does recognize broad site changes and thus there is no need for a button in Google Search Console to communicate these changes...

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