It’s been a little over 2 months since my last progress report on the Cheap Electricity Options blog. The blog is now just over 4 months old. This is what it looks like now:

I’ve added a couple of more plugins to the site to help in getting more backlinks:

Indexing Tool Plugin: This is a commercial plugin ($47) that aids in getting backlinks by getting the articles you submit to article directories and blogs indexed. Rather than repeating information here, you can read my review of the Indexing Tool plugin here.

Pingback Optimizer Plugin: This is an alternative plugin to the Index Tool above but, since both plugins use different …

A quick note about a couple of offers that are running at the moment that will be of interest if you’re looking to build a website or you have some WordPress blogs that advertise products…

SiteSell Christmas Offer:

First up is the SiteSell offer. SiteSell is a system for building and promoting a website (and much more). It costs $299 per year per site. Expensive but worth the money as sites built with their system routinely rank in the top 3% of sites worldwide.

I built a site with them put pulls in $150-$200 per month in Adsense alone, so it provides at least a 600% return on investment. You can …

UPDATE: No Longer Available
MaxBlogPress are no longer in business.

If you want a plugin that masks and tracks affiliate links, get the free Pretty Link Lite. The Pretty Link Pro (commercial) plugin offers more features such as keyword auto-linking.

If you want a system for building an email list, then ClickFunnels is what you need.

If you’re looking for a course on how to build a profitable blog, then give the Wealthy Affiliate, Affilorama and Clickbank Passive Income courses a look.

If you’re a blogger, then you may be familiar with MaxBlogPress. These guys have created a number of highly regarded commercial plugins for WordPress including Subscriber’s Magnet (which …

UPDATE: Subscriber’s Magnet is no longer available. Try ClickFunnels instead.

My Thoughts On Subscriber’s Magnet

Subscriber’s Magnet is the WordPress plugin I use to easily add opt-in forms to my sites. The opt-in forms themselves still need to be created using an autoresponder service like Aweber or GetResponse. But the plugin makes it easy to add your opt-in form to posts, your sidebar, as a drop-in window and as a semi-transparent bar on your site.

What’s more, it prefills the name and email boxes with your visitor’s info so all they have to do is click the Sign Up button to subscribe to your newsletter. You can see that I use Subscriber’s

If you read Progress Report 1, you’ll know that the blog I set up for this case study is Cheap Electricity Options.

To recap, Week 1 of the blog development involved keyword research and identifying if the niche wasn’t too competitive and that there were enough products for it to advertise. Week 1 closed with the installation of the blog, selecting a theme and adding a home page and article. The blog is set up to use a static home page.

Week 2 saw the preparation of some articles for the site that were scheduled to be posted over the next 2-3 weeks. I also created a report to entice …

If you read Progress Report 1, you’ll know that the blog I set up for this case study is Cheap Electricity Options.

To recap, Week 1 of the blog development involved keyword research and identifying if the niche wasn’t too competitive and that there were enough products for it to advertise. Week 1 closed with the installation of the blog, selecting a theme and adding a home page and article. The blog is set up to use a static home page.

Week 2 saw the preparation of some articles for the site that were scheduled to be posted over the next 2-3 weeks. I also created a report to entice …