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AutoBlogging Revealed Disclaimer The publisher has made every effort to be as accurate and complete as possible in this report, notwithstanding the fact that he does not warrant or represent at any time that the contents within are accurate due to the rapidly changing nature of the Internet. While all attempts have been made to verify information in this report, the publisher accepts no responsibility for errors, omissions or contrary interpretation of the subject matter within. Any perceived slights of specific persons, peoples or organizations are unintentional. This book is a step by step guide to generating free traffic. In practical advice books like this there is no guarantee of results, traffic or income. Readers are cautioned to rely on their own judgement about their individual circumstances and abilities to act accordingly. This book is not intended to be used as a source of legal, business, accounting or financial advice. All readers are encouraged to seek services of competent professionals in the legal, business, accounting and financial fields. Make Easy Commissions With This Manual Today. Click Here to Start All Rights Reserved No part of this report may be reproduced or transmitted in any form whatsoever, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any informational storage or retrieval without express written, dated and signed permission from the author. © Your Name 2 Your Website Table of Contents Introduction ..............................................................................................4 What Is Autoblogging?................................................................................6 Autoblogging Issues ...................................................................................8 Creating An Autoblog................................................................................11 Autoblogging Tips ....................................................................................15 Summary................................................................................................17 Resources ...............................................................................................18 © Your Name 3 Your Website Introduction Autoblogging is a very popular subject with many marketers interested in it, but few actually creating autoblogs. The principle is that you rapidly create niche websites that are self populating and run without any input from yourself. Combine them with automatic traffic generation methods and you have a real winner on your hands. The aim of the game is to get these sites set up and running quickly. You are not aiming to spend hours beautifully crafting each site. You are basically throwing websites against the wall and seeing what sticks. With the right tools, it is very easy to do this. Wordpress is the platform of choice for autoblogs due to the availability of plugins and ease of use / configuration. You will need some additional plugins in order to really make your autoblogs work and these will cost you money. The authors of these plugins know they are on to a good thing and so charge you for it, knowing that you need their services. You are aiming to create these sites and then set them up to run without any input from you at all. The idea is for you to not have to visit the sites again and for them to add content automatically without your input. This allows you to create a massive network of sites without the worry about how to update and maintain your websites. Autoblogs are a very powerful method of earning online and one that you can benefit from. This program has been designed to walk you, step by step, through creating your own autoblogs. © Your Name 4 Your Website All you need to get started is a computer, an Internet connection, a hosting account and a few dollars for some domain names. With that you are ready to go. If you have some additional capital for purchasing plugins then you will be able to significantly increase the profitability and easy of creation of your autoblogs, but it isn’t necessary to get started. A network of autoblogs set up properly will start earning for you rapidly and the more you create, the more you can earn. Let’s move on now through this program and show you exactly how to create an autoblog. © Your Name 5 Your Website What Is Autoblogging? A definition of an autoblog could be “A blog that runs on autopilot, adding new content, getting traffic and generating an income without any manual intervention” This is a big claim but is entirely possible and many marketers have a network of autoblogs that they use for their own reasons. Owning a large network of sites can be very beneficial to you when you want to create income links and generate traffic to your sites. You can very quickly give any website you own a boost up the search engines just by adding their link to your autoblog network. Your autoblog will automatically add new content at intervals you have specified. This could be daily, hourly, monthly, weekly, or any combination or variation. It entirely depends upon what you want to achieve and how quickly you want to grow your blog. I’d warn against adding too much content too quickly because that raises a very large red flag. If a website adds 10,000 new pages in a day that is going to scream SPAM to the search engines. If a website adds just a few pages a day it looks much more natural. My personal recommendation is Success Tip Add 1 to 5 pieces of content at random times every day. Because the sites are adding content by themselves, all you have to do is concentrate on driving traffic to it. This could be in many different ways. Outsourcing Manually Pay per click © Your Name 6 Your Website Social Bookmarking Any other traffic generation technique The key is to get people to your site. In an ideal world, you have set your traffic generation on autopilot too and your autoblogs will storm to the top of the search engines for their keywords. An autoblog should take you very little time to set up – we’re talking 30-45 minutes at the outside. It’s a very quick way to set up a network of sites and start generating an income. If you have spent enough time researching keywords then you won’t find it hard to rank for those keywords and it should be a few days or a couple of weeks before you start seeing an income from the sites. Once you have created your network of autoblogs you can keep them and enjoy the earnings or you can sell them and get an influx of cash. If you are selling the sites, check what the terms of any plugins you bought are and make sure that you can sell the plugins. Your buyer may need to purchase their own license for the plugin. One of my favourite uses for an autoblog is to rapidly test a niche. Because autoblogs are very quick to set up you can rapidly enter a dozen or so niches with an autoblog and wait and see which is profitable. When you know which are the profitable sites you can then either create further sites in that niche or you can turn your autoblog into an authority site, being careful not to lose any search engine traffic you have. It doesn’t matter whether you are an advanced marketer or just starting out, autoblogs are an excellent way for you to generate an income and create a network of sites. These sites can be used to boost your main sites up the search engines or for an additional stream of income. They can also help you dominate the top ten search results in the organic search engine rankings. © Your Name 7 Your Website Autoblogging Issues You do need to be careful with autoblogs as they have had a bad reputation, being something that is used by spammers and black hat marketers. Sure you can go this route if you wish but expect sites to be delisted, domains to be blacklisted and to worry about your income vanishing overnight at the whim of a search engine boffin. You need to take steps to ensure that your websites are not classified as spam sites and treated as such. This section will show you what the search engines are watching out for and how you can avoid them. Firstly, whilst autoblogs are quick to set up and literally thrown out there, you still need to make sure they provide valuable information. The search engines are looking for sites that are relevant to their searchers and provide good information. Therefore if you can provide valuable and useful information that is keyword rich and paying attention to LSI (Latent Symantent Indxing) then your autoblogs will look much more natural and useful to the search engines. Success Tip Provide valuable and useful information that is relevant to your target market. Many autoblogs rely in scraped content, i.e. content which has come from other sites. These could be Youtube, Yahoo Answers, article directories, Amazon, Clickbank and so on. Scraped content is obviously not unique and the search engines will know this. Therefore if you can combine scraped content with some unique content and some spun / rewritten PLR then you should find that your website does well in the search engines. © Your Name 8 Your Website Alternatively, you can use one of the many uniquifier plugins. These are plugins that fool the search engines into thinking the content on each page is unique. Personally, I don’t trust these plugins because the search engines will be well aware of them. Plus you have to keep the plugins up to date which means a manual intervention on each site to upgrade it. Success Tip Balance PLR, unique and scraped content for best results. Search engines are smart. You have to remember that companies like Google employ people with brains the size of a planet. They are constantly on the lookout for footprints on websites, i.e. anything that can link sites together as having been mass created. Some pieces of software leave these footprints which raise a hug red flag to the search engines who instantly check them out for spam. Whilst it may be tempting to speed up your site creation using tools that leave a footprint, this is a big risk. If the search engines realize the footprint is there then they could easily find your websites and classify them as spam and then there’s almost nothing you can do about it. Success Tip Don’t leave any footprints in your autoblogs. One of the easiest to trace footprints is the meta tags and meta keywords. When creating a site people either completely forget to set these or they use the same one on every page. Whilst this may be tempting from a time saving point of view this isn’t going to help you in the long term. Firstly, it is a footprint that can be traced and secondly you are harming your rankings in the search engines by ignoring these fields. Success Tip Set unique meta tags and meta keywords for every page. © Your Name 9 Your Website Another giveaway to the search engines is using one of the default Wordpress themes or using the same Wordpress theme with the same set up one very single page. There are a lot of people who are rushing to throw out these sites and don’t bother with changing the theme. This is a sure fire sign of one of two things … either a spammer or a complete and utter Wordpress novice. In either case, the search engines are not gong to pay them a lot of attention. So you need to find yourself some themes. A quick Google will find more than enough Wordpress themes to keep you busy or you can have your own created or you can use a theme such as Thesis and configure that. You do have to remember that the search engines are run by very smart people who, to be perfectly honest, are one step ahead of us Internet marketers because they know the rules of the game and we’re just guessing. One thing the search engines do is monitor IP addresses of websites. These are numerical addresses that tell computers where a domain is located. We humans use domain names because remember www.MyWebsite.com is far easier than remember 18.104.22.168 for example. Therefore you need to vary your hosts and / or IP addresses to make sure you don’t have too many autoblogs on a single host. This could mean taking out multiple Baby hosting accounts with Hostgator or a reseller account and buying a block of IP Addresses. You can expect to pay around a dollar a month per IP address with most big hosting companies. You don’t want more than 7 to 10 autoblogs on a single hosting account or IP address. This is simply to avoid leaving a footprint. If you created 1000 autoblogs on a single IP address it wouldn’t take long for the search engines to work out that everything on that IP address is an autoblog and just ignore every site from it. Following these tips will help to ensure that you create sites that stick and are not delisted or removed from the search engines rankings. © Your Name 10 Your Website Creating An Autoblog So now you know the theory of autoblogs, it’s time for the practise. You will see the exact instructions in the accompanying videos, but the basic approach is to : 1. Find some keywords to target 2. Register domains based on those keywords 3. Set up Wordpress 4. Install Autoblogging plugins 5. Drive traffic 6. Move on to the next site The basic installation of Wordpress out of the box from Fantastico is just fine for an autoblog. You will want to change a few settings to make your blogs better suited for the search engines. Firstly you need to go to Settings and Permalinks and change the Permalink structure to custom and %postname% as shown below: © Your Name 11 Your Website You will need to remove the default post and to create the categories you want for posts. These will depend upon your keywords. You will also need to change the Link categories and, again, make those relevant to your website. You need to edit the About page and make that relevant to your site and then you are ready to start installing plugins. For an autoblog you will need the following plugins: Google XML Sitemap All In One SEO or Platinum SEO All In One Adsense And YPN WP Backup These are enough to set your site up so that it is ready to go. There are some other plugins you can use which will automate your site even further. These are paid plugins but will do a good job. You don’t need all of them, just one of them is enough to get yourself creating high quality autoblogs. WP-Robot : The preferred plugin with a lot of flexibility will allow you to create a good looking blog from multiple sources and monetize it in a number of ways ReviewAzon : Takes Amazon reviews and uses them as content for your site. Another good way to build a fully monetized site on autopilot Caffeinated Content : Pulls content from multiple sources to build a site. All of these allow you to drip feed content over time. Which ones you choose to use is up to you and there are many others out there. The most basic form of autoblogging is for you to create content and add it as a post and use the scheduling feature that comes with Wordpress. This is located on the right hand side of the post screen under the Publish section. Where it says public immediately, click the edit option next to it to post date your content. © Your Name 12 Your Website You can add plugins such as Twiogle WP Twitter Commenter to your blog as this will help with integration with Twitter, which is a good source of traffic, particularly if you have created a good list of followers. A plugin such as the Kontera Wordpress plugin will allow you to seamlessly integrate Kontera ads with your blog. This can be useful if you do not have an Adsense account or can’t get one. It also proves useful because it’s another form of monetization for your website. If you really want to take your autoblog to the next level then a plugin such as the SEO Smart Links plugin is worth its weight in gold. Basically, this plugin does two things for you, both of which are extremely useful. Firstly, it will automatically link keywords and phrases in your posts and comments with corresponding posts, pages, categories and tags on your blog. This is very powerful from an SEO perspective because search engines love to see interlinking within websites. It demonstrates the site takes its content seriously enough to link with it as well as ensuring the search engine spiders find every page of your site. Secondly, it allows you to set up your own keywords and set of matching URLs to link to. This means you can set up your blog to automatically take certain keywords and either link to your other websites in that niche or to link through to affiliate products. © Your Name 13 Your Website Combine this with something like the Pretty Link plugin to cloak affiliate links and you could be on to a real winner. Then once this is done you are ready to drive traffic to the site. You can use traditional SEO techniques for this or perhaps some of these will work well for you: Submit the RSS Feed of your autoblog to the RSS Directories Social bookmark pages from within your autoblog Submit your autoblog to website directories Submit press releases to press release sites / directories Create videos to promote your autoblog and submit them to the video directories Article marketing Forum marketing Yahoo! Answers All of these are good ways to get your website up and running in the search engine indexes. If you’ve done some good keyword research and have a good domain name then it shouldn’t be too hard for you to rank and start getting traffic. The aim of the game is to get these sites done quickly and to roll them out as fast as you can. You need to look at automating this process as much as possible of even outsourcing it to speed things up. You want to repeat this process as many times as you can to create multiple autoblogs that earn for you on autopilot. The more you repeat this process, the more money you can potentially earn. © Your Name 14 Your Website Autoblogging Tips When it comes to succeeding with autoblogs you need to follow your nose. Whilst I can teach you the theory here, you do need to be adaptable and follow your instincts to a degree. After a while you’ll get a sixth sense as to what makes a good niche or good keyword and be able to set up your autoblogs in minutes instead of hours as you find ways to speed up the process and automate it more. In order to succeed with autoblogs you need to target your keywords very precisely. You need to pick long tail keywords with low competition and high search volumes so that you can rank well without having to fight too hard for it. Because these sites are designed to be rapidly created and promoted you don’t want to be targeting keywords which require a lot of work to rank for. Whilst you don’t want keywords that have an insignificant amount of traffic, you don’t want keywords with massive amounts of traffic because the competition levels will be too high and your site is unlikely to be seen without a lot of additional work. Autoblogs are a numbers game at the end of the day, with the more sites in your portfolio, the more you can earn. Because it’s a numbers game you don’t want to spend days promoting a single site because it makes the whole concept of it being an autoblog pointless. You want your sites to be quick to set up and rank with minimal work from yourself. You do need to find a good balance between scraped content from plugins such as WP-Robot and unique written content. This will vary from niche to niche, and should vary because it reduces the chance of leaving any footprint. By having some unique content on your autoblog you are making it look much more like a “real” site and less like an autoblog. It also means that you have a © Your Name 15 Your Website possible degree of insulation against any future Google slaps, but that can’t be guaranteed. Whilst you can earn good money from autoblogs, you shouldn’t have all your eggs in one basket. Balance your autoblogs with genuine blogs and other information sites. Again, this is to protect you from the effects of any potential Google slaps and to ensure the stability of your income. If, whilst creating your autoblogs, you focus on adding value with your sites and providing valuable information to your readers then you will again step away from being classified as a spam site. Whilst this takes you away a little from the rapid creation philosophy of an autoblog, it can prove beneficial in the long run for you to focus on the needs of your reader. Remember that you can always rapidly create hundreds of autoblogs and see which ones turn a profit and then spend more time building those sites into authority sites if you want to. In fact, that is an excellent method for generating even more income and creating a network of profitable information sites to add to your autoblog network. You may also want to create additional sites in a niche you find profitable. Whether you do this manually or you create autoblogs is up to you and will depend upon the niche. Just following some of these tips will help to ensure the longevity of your autoblogs and your income from them. © Your Name 16 Your Website Summary Autoblogs are an excellent way for you to rapidly create a network of highly profitable sites. You can use this network to earn from or use it to build links through to your actual money sites. They are a great way to test various niches to see which are profitable and then you can move in to the profitable niches in force and let go of the non profitable niches. You don’t need to have any special skills, knowledge or abilities in order to create autoblogs. Anyone can do them. By setting out a simple strategy, such as that discussed in this program, and following it, you can create a network of autoblogs rapidly. Remember that you are aiming to turnaround creating sites quickly, so don’t spend ages picking a theme or adding content, or driving traffic of whatever. These are meant to be “set and forget” websites which you create, point at the top of the search engines and then leave to it. You may find one or some of your autoblogs get blacklisted or delisted. If this happens then it is easier to say “next” and move on. If the domain or site was particularly valuable and profitable then it may be worth negotiating with the search engines for your return, but that isn’t an easy process. With a network of autoblogs you can create as much income as you want. It’s a numbers game, pure and simple. The more sites you create, the more you earn. With the information you have now you will be able to create your own network of autoblogs, point them towards the top of the search engines and enjoy the results. © Your Name 17 Your Website Resources ADD YOUR RESOURCES HERE, e.g. other sites you own / products you sell / affiliate program Picture Description Picture Description Picture Description © Your Name 18 Your Website
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