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

Researching Mega Competitive SERPs

At least monthly I research a number of really competitive SERPs. SERPs like best vpn for streaming, best online casino, best credit card, etc. I don’t have sites in these niches, but I know they are mega competitive. Businesses spend $1,000s on links and full time SEOs to tweak and optimize these pages. You know
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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

My Pest Control Blog

I started the pest control blog in February of 2017, about 7 months after I launched the bow tie site (August 2016). This article will specifically let you in on why I picked pest control as a niche, how I built the site, and why I sold it. Below is a screencap of the listing

My Bow Tie Blog

This was my very first attempt at blogging way back in 2015/2016 and basically where I cut my teeth on SEO and learning how to convert organic search traffic into money. This article will specifically let you in on why I picked bow ties as a niche, how I built the site, and why I

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

A UPDATE FROM SHANE This write-up was written in 2020. 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

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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Linkclump Review and Tutorial (Great For Link Prospecting)

If you want to optimize your productivity and continue to automate manual processes, tools like Linkclump are perfect. This article will focus on describing what Linkclump is, how it can be used to speed up your outreach, and some alternatives to consider if you don’t use Chrome as your primary browser. What Is Linkclump? Linkclump

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