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online passive income - start hereWelcome to Online Passive Income Journey.  Whether you are just starting on your own Journey or already a fellow traveler, there is something for you here.  You can learn more on the About page.

This page is your guide to the most important articles, starting from the very basics. As you read the articles below, please ask a question or let me know what you think by leaving a comment.

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Laying the Groundwork

These posts will teach you the basics of what you need to know about generating Passive Income Online.

What is Passive Income anyways? (Hint:  Passive isn’t the same thing as easy!)

Types of Online Passive Income

Setting realistic Online Business Goals

Does Online Marketing need to be scammy? (No it doesn’t!)

A model for your first Online Business (the “authority site”)

Finding your niche – Who are you going to serve?

Honest Online Business training:

Understanding Search Engines and Keywords

Warning! Google’s search algorithms change often.  Some articles that were current and relevant even a year ago can now actually cause harm if you follow them.  Use this easy Google trick to make sure you get the most recent information.

Search Engine Optimization isn’t as scary or difficult as it seems at first.  Learn SEO Basics.  It’s all you really need to know.

Now that you know how Google thinks, you’ll understand why Keyword Research is an important skill.  Part 1 of my Keyword Research series introduces the concepts and why Keyword Research can make you a better writer.  Part 2 digs into the nitty-gritty of finding good keywords, and finally Part 3 shows how to analyze your competition for any keyword.

Setting up and Running your Website

The best resources I’ve found.  Everything from hosting to plug-ins and podcasts.  Most are free.

Website Design Basics – it’s not about what I thought it was!

Promoting your great articles with Twitter

A simple strategy for article promotion with Facebook Groups

Some surprising social media lessons from my sailing website launch

Fighting Spam on your site

There are more great articles in draft on choosing and buying domains and setting up your site… So be sure to sign up below.

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