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 …

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 …