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​Ryan Nelson is a NYC-based Industrial-Organizational Psychologist and a full-stack online marketer. He created NicheFacts.com to help people discover and build profitable, content-focused online businesses.

How To Play Candy Crush For A Living

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If you grew up obsessed with playing video games, you probably entertained fantasies of doing it professionally.Maybe you dreamt of becoming a professional video game tester? Maybe a developer, an e-sports superstar or even YouTube gamer? Most likely you never did any of those things and you’re currently sitting in a cubicle day-dreaming how you can […]

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Growth-Hacking Facebook Groups

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In this post I’m going to track my progress promoting my content using Facebook Groups.  The idea behind this strategy is to join Facebook Groups and promote NicheFacts.com content. The way this works: Find Facebook Groups relevant to your nicheJoin or apply to join (if they’re private)Post in the Group promoting your content in a non-spammy way1. Finding […]

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Logo Design For Tightwads With No Design Skills

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I have a troubled history with logo design. On the one hand, I’ve always respected the value of a gorgeous logo. On the other, I’ve refused to spend money to get one ‘professionally’ designed.  This meant many late nights in PowerPoint designing grainy logos that looked like bad clip art. But I’ve had a revelation that I want […]

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Shared Hosting: A Data-Backed Performance Comparison

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In this post, I’m going to help you make an educated decision about selecting a hosting provider using actual third-party performance data. This won’t be a long-winded analysis about auto-scaling and RAM usage. I’m not a hosting geek- but I know enough to be dangerous. I’d like to help you make a quick and data-backed decision about […]

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Ranking & Banking In The Woodworking Niche

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This is another fun, visual niche that has both physical and informational affiliate products you can promote to a passionate audience. The idea is: Woodworking. You’ll be creating a woodworking site that reviews woodworking tools while also publishing informational content like ‘how-to’ and long, image list posts. The site can be a resource for hobbyists, professional craftsmen, and […]

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3 Tools For Pinterest Shock And Awe

Pinterest passive traffic strategies

In this post I’ll walk you through my Pinterest traffic strategy. Historically the majority of my traffic has originated from Google Search to an affiliate site that is very Pinterest-unfriendly. However, a new site I started is a DIY-style site, which is image-heavy. That means that it’s a natural fit for an image-rich social-media platform like Pinterest. I […]

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The Duplicate Content Question

The duplicate content question

It raises the hackles of every SEO: “duplicate content”. If you publish content online, you’re probably aware that Google frowns upon duplicate content. According to the search giant, duplicate content refers to “substantive blocks of content within or across domains that either completely match other content or are appreciably similar.” (Source)The consequences of duplicate content […]

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