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Learn what’s working for Shane when it comes to SEO and marketing through detailed guides and case studies.

How To Scale Linkbuilding Program (A Complete Guide)

Given the current SEO climate and Google’s continued reliance on links as a signal in its algorithm, building a scalable linkbuilding process IS CRITICAL to off-page SEO and a successful inbound marketing strategy. In addition to marketing, I have a background in information systems, information technology, and process improvement, so when I see a process

My Jewelry Blog

Update: I sold my Jewelry blog for $500,000 on EmpireFlippers.com on 6/1/2021. This write-up still reflects my strategy for this site and why I entered the Jewelry niche, so I am leaving it up for you to learn! This article will specifically let you in on why I picked the jewelry niche, how I’m building

Entrepreneurship, Self-Doubt, And Celebrating Small Wins

I’ll be honest… even still with the success I’ve been fortunate to have had, I still have many days where self-doubt creeps in and kicks me down. I just hit the 250 subscriber mark on YouTube, and it feels good. It feels like progress. But at the same time, there were many days where I
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My Fitness Blog

In this post, I want to explain why I bought it, what I did when I had it, and why I ended up selling it so soon after purchase. Why I Bought This Fitness Site After selling my pest site in September of 2019, I had some capital to deploy into new projects. I knew
How to Write an About Us Page for Blogging

How to Write an About Us Page for Blogging (+ Examples)

In this post, I’m going to cover how to write an “About Us” page for blogging purposes. We will look at a few examples and go over my 4 tips for writing an About Us page that works for your blog. Specifically in this post I’ll be covering: Are “About Us” pages even important for

How To Make Money With Google Search (SEO Beginners Guide)

What is SEO? SEO or search engine optimization is the practice of taking a website and making it easy for search engines to crawl and quickly understand. It is the job of Google, Yahoo, and Bing to crawl (aka “index”) the internet and organize it so people can find what they are looking for. People

Return On Content Calculator (Do You Know The ROI of Your Blog Content?)

Here’s the thing. Most blog owners and publishers instinctively know that they need to create content to get more visits to make more money from display ads and clicks to their affiliates. But the one thing most people fail to do is set benchmarks that help them understand if their content is performing or not.

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Hunter.io Review and Quality Test (2019 Edition)

This is a comprehensive review and test of the Hunter.io software service. If you’re new here, Dutka Digital is a place where I teach people how to make money online. A key component of making money online is outreach. If you’re new to outreach or a seasoned veteran, you probably understand the benefits of an

Outreach Tactics That Work (3 of My Best)

Hey there, Shane here! Let’s get straight into my biggest tips. As you may have found out by now, I’m really big on video, mainly because I think it helps me articulate points in a way that text just can’t do. BUT If you’re on a train or on some quietly secluded hideaway, I’ve also

What To Do If Someone Wants To Exchange Links?

Ah yes… link exchanges (also known as “reciprocal linking”) One of the most commonly used tactic to gain new links for many website owners out in the world. It’ll usually go something like this… Identify a piece of content you want to promote Research and list out other websites who might find your content interesting