Blogging

In this section I'm sharing advice, tips and tricks for running successful blog. Cases studies on implementing social media for driving traffic to blog, affiliate marketing, advertising, remarketing, as well SEO tips and other. A lot of articles on analyzing blog traffic results using Google Analytics.
October 20, 2018 66
Five years ago I started this blog with an experiment - Can you blog 365 days in a row? Now, five years later I know for sure, yes you can, you even can blog 5 X 365 days in a row. At least that what I just did. Now, five years ago, when started this experiment I was looking to get a blog...
October 10, 2018 56
Today, on October 10th, 2018, ReinisFischer.com website is celebrating its 5th birthday. Each blog anniversary is a huge milestone for me and the 5th birthday is no exception. What has started as a simple experiment has turned out to be a successful online business venture! It was...
September 20, 2018 131
It was around the end of August 2018, when I made a spontaneous decision, bought a domain name and opened Shopify 14 day trial account.  I was watching some random YouTube video from Alux channel, something about millionaires when a soft and lovely women's voice named some top 10...
September 08, 2018 133
Time flies as it turns out it has been already 9 years since I've been using Google AdSense to monetize online content.  It was a late night on September 4th, 2009, when I finally decided to give it a try for Google AdSense. 9 years? That's almost a decade. As the title says - I...
August 31, 2018 249
So you want to start a travel blog and now you are wondering what should you do next? I must admit, for me, the travel niche has been the hardest. On the other hand, I've been making a decent income from booking affiliate and private tours in the past. Nothing to brag about, but nothing to be...
May 24, 2018 57
With upcoming GDPR regulation on May 26th, 2018, there is a lot of uncertainty for webmasters (at least for me), to be on the safe side - I've decided temporally to disable both new e-mail subscriptions and subscriptions for a push notifications.  There is no guaranteed time frame...
April 24, 2018 177
Google recently announced Google Speed search ranking algorithm to be rolled out in July 2018, after which page load times on a mobile for the first time will be a ranking factor for Google. People want to be able to find answers to their questions as fast as possible — studies show that...
March 14, 2018 417
In June 2018, Google will update the Financial services policy to restrict the advertisement of Contracts for Difference, rolling spot forex, and financial spread betting. In addition, ads for the following will no longer be allowed to serve - Binary options and synonymous products,...
February 27, 2018 1,048
Learn how I increased revenue from Google AdSense by 104% Year over Year and how you could too.  For a prelude: I have been using Google AdSense for already eight and a half years by now, from whom first four and a half years have generated a really modest sum of EUR 100...
February 23, 2018 226
Yesterday I received a promotional e-mail from Google AdSense, introducing the new Auto Ads. As a long-term Google AdSense user (How I Made $2,135.03 with Google AdSense in 8 years), I decided to give it a test for my Drupal-powered blog, despite I was amazed at what I saw, I still...
January 03, 2018 285
Another year has just passed, and it's time to take a look back on previous 2017 year of blogging, and no doubts -  take a quick glimpse at 2018. In today's article, I will reveal some data behind the blog scenes - both traffic and income for the whole year of 2017. But before we dig ...
November 03, 2017 123
Another great news for existing Amazon Associates with international website traffic, starting November 1st, 2017 Amazon.com have expanded reach for OneLink - now you can monetize traffic from US, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Japan with a pretty easy one-time...
October 26, 2017 117
This will be one of the fun blog posts - about blog statistics or more precisely about my blog's popularity in Sri Lanka. Did I just say popularity? I was just joking. In past 4 years, there have been about 6,155 sessions to this blog from Sri Lanka. That's roughly about 0.30% from total...
October 10, 2017 108
Today, on October 10th, 2017, ReinisFischer.com website is celebrating its 4th birthday. Each blog anniversary is a huge milestone for me and the 4th birthday is no exception. What has started as a simple experiment has turned out to be a successful online business venture! It was...
September 21, 2017 63
Soon this blog will mark its 4th birthday. The blog has gone a long way, it has increased its monthly audience from humble 30 users to over 100,000. There have been involved a lot of experiments to get here, including experiments with ad units placements - Google AdSense experiments. Despite...
September 14, 2017 722
I've been a proud booking.com affiliate partner since 2013, despite more than 4-year experience with this affiliate program, I haven't earned here much (less than EUR 1000). It was around the middle of 2014 (more than 3 years ago) when I did set my first affiliate goal for Booking.com - send 50 or...
September 12, 2017 183
August 2017 marked a very important milestone, first set about 3 years ago, for the first time in this blog's history, total visitor count cracked 100,000 user milestone, and actually reached 110,788. Awesome. The road to this milestone took me 3 years and 10 months and a lot of writing. Over the...
September 09, 2017 177
Wow, it has been already 8 years, since I've been using Google AdSense to monetize online content. Amazing how fast time flies - It was at late night of September 4th, 2009, when I finally decided to give it a try for Google AdSense. You know what's more amazing? Half of that amount I...
July 05, 2017 348
Great news for existing Amazon Associates, starting July 3d, 2017 Amazon.com have introduced OneLink - an easy option to increase revenue sales from United Kingdom and Canada traffic. As you might now Amazon operates several online stores across the world with different domain name...
May 07, 2017 209
In this article I'll review a mini case study from my 3 day experiments with Facebook conversions ads, at the end of this article I'l provide a brief tutorial on how to setup Facebook conversion advertising for your website. I've a love/hate relationships when it comes down to...
May 06, 2017 317
I've been using OneSignal to collect web push subscribers for my blog, since November 2016, by now I can brag with more than 12,000 web push subscribers for this blog. As I keep writing on many topics, I don't find it a good idea of sending RSS notification for each new article. How To Setup...
April 19, 2017 179
2017 have come with some fresh ideas and changes for me how to continue successfully grew my personal blog (the one you are currently reading). It was back in December when I was intensively brainstorming  ideas on how could I keep my 365 days blogging challenge (an article per...
March 02, 2017 596
The new changes to the Amazon Associates Program Operating Agreement has been effective since March 1, 2017 Frankly speaking, after when logged to my associates account today I felt horrified after seeing new changes in referral fees, though after some calculations and speculations, I...
February 26, 2017 358
Learn how I increased revenue from Google AdSense by 63% Year over Year and how you could too.  For a prelude: I have been using Google AdSense for already seven and a half years by now, from whom first four and a half years have generated a really modest sum of EUR 100...
February 20, 2017 422
When it comes down to the Facebook Ads, I have love it / hate it relations, let me explain - I believe Facebook Ads are one of the simplest ways for small business to spread the word, while, at least, speaking about my experience the results are questionable. I'm spending on Facebook ads regularly...
January 31, 2017 904
It is just that time of the year  when I'm looking back on previous 2016 year in my blogger's career. In today's article I will reveal some data behind the blog scenes - both traffic and income for the whole year of 2016. This blog now is more than three years old, and for the last...
December 12, 2016 335
In case you are reading this - most probably I have just sent you a link here. In this article I will explain how to unsubscribe from notifications sent by ReinisFischer.com or (hopefully) from another website sending you push notifications.  Why are you receiving push notifications from me...
December 04, 2016 697
Soon it will be already three years since Google AdSense units have been featured to this website. In my early days I experimented a lot with AdSense ad unit placements, change of text colors, blending in, blending out and so on. I was eager to increase CTR, CPC, RPM just so...
October 18, 2016 86
One of my favorite automated RSS to social media tool TwitterFeed is going to shut its door on October 31, 2016. In fact - I don't feel surprised at all. A bit sorrow, yes! TwitterFeed has been behind the scenes of this blog for more than 2 years (although, for many other projects I have...
October 10, 2016 99
On October 10th, we are celebrating already third blog anniversary of ReinisFischer.com. What have started as a simple experiment have turned out to be a successful business venture. It's just amazing how fast time can fly, it feels just yesterday I wrote an article on second blog...