Online Business News Recap: March 15th – March 21st, 2020

Online Business News Recap: March 15th – March 21st, 2020

Thanks for being so patient over the last few weeks! I was wrapping up a live round of my SEO course & couldn't quite keep up with these weekly updates. Sooo I'm hopping back on the horse this week & picking up with the latest news ūüôā Here were this week's top...

Online Business News Recap: January 19th – 25th, 2020

Here were this week's top stories: #1 Duck Duck Go adds "featured snippets" The search engine Duck Duck Go has added "quick answers" to their search results, much like Google's featured snippets. However, right now, all of these results are sourced from WikiHow, and...

Online Business News Recap: January 12th – 18th, 2020

Online Business News Recap: January 12th – 18th, 2020

Here were this week's top stories: #1 Instagram removes the IGTV button from the home page Apparently almost no one was using the button to explore IGTV (much more common to see the video previews in the main feed or in the explore tab) so IG is removing the orange...

Online Business News Recap: January 5th – 11th, 2020

Online Business News Recap: January 5th – 11th, 2020

Here were this week's top stories: #1 Medium.com suffers loss of visibility in the search results. Medium.com is a website where anyone can publish a piece of content and (typically) get great visibility. It's a popular place for people to dip their toes into writing,...

September 2018 Income Report

Alright, another great month in the books for September! This month, a large portion of my income came from affiliate sales and collaborations. In this blog post, I'll share more details about these endeavors and hopefully inspire you to utilize some of the same...

August 2018 Income Report

August 2018 Income Report

August 2018 was a HUGE moment in business for The Unconventional RD. Up until then, my blog and Facebook group had simply been hobbies. I wrote blog posts sporadically and spent TONS of time interacting in the Facebook group, but I didn't have anything to offer...

July 2018 Income Report

July 2018 Income Report

Yaaas. Another month where I earned a livable wage from my online business! If you've been following along in this journey, you know it has been a long and winding road to success. No overnight "winning" stories here... Just slow and steady 1% improvement each and...

Four Things to Know Before Starting Your Own Website

Four Things to Know Before Starting Your Own Website

So before we dive deep into strategies to monetize your site... I thought it would be helpful to do a brief overview of the steps involved in setting up a website and review some basic website terminology, so that we’re all on the same page moving forward. The goals...

June 2018 Unconventional Income Report

June 2018 Unconventional Income Report

Okay, so this was a pretty standard month for me in online business.  In 2018 I tended to land in the $4k/mo profit range and that was a-okay with me! I spent June just chugging along with freelance writing and working SUPER hard behind the scenes to revamp my...

May 2018 Unconventional Income Report

May 2018 Unconventional Income Report

Alright, alright.  After being on a HUGE HIGH from my 1st ever 5-figure month in April, I'm back down to reality for May. I mean, don't get me wrong, I'm still TOTALLY grateful for the nearly $5k I made this month, but it's nowhere near as exciting as $11k! However, I...

April 2018 Unconventional Income Report

April 2018 Unconventional Income Report

Holy sh*t, is this real life?? You guys, I DID IT!! I finally had a 5-figure month in business!!! I feel like this is one of those milestones every business owner looks forward to, so it was totally surreal when it happened. Any guesses as to how I did it?? Okay, I'll...

March 2018 Unconventional Income Report

March 2018 Unconventional Income Report

And we're BACK IN ACTION for March 2018! In case you missed the update from last month, in February 2018 I made the decision to shut down my private practice.  I still had a decent number of people I was actively working with 1:1 at the time, but I decided to stop...