How 6-Pack Abs Can Make You A Multi-Millionaire

As somebody who runs an Internet business, I’m always interested in learning how others make money online. What really excites me is to hear how one person, with a lot of hard work and determination, builds an online business that generates a full time income. And that brings me to an eBook called The Truth […]

Published or Updated: November 8, 2011

How to Set Up a WordPress Blog in 3 Easy Steps

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This year marked the fourth year anniversary of The Dough Roller! Before starting this site, I had no idea how to set up a blog. I’ve come a long way. Recently, several people have asked me to walk them through step by step how to start a blog using WordPress. The good news is that […]

Published or Updated: April 3, 2014

Best Web Hosting for Blogs and Small Businesses


Web hosting service can make or break a blog or small business. I didn’t fully appreciate this when I started the Dough Roller more than four years ago. Since then, however, having built many websites and used several different web hosting services, it’s clear that picking the right web hosting for a site is critical. […]

Published or Updated: March 5, 2013

5 (Quit Your Day Job) Blogging Ideas

One of the best things about making a living online is the incredible diversity. The Dough Roller is of course about personal finance, investing, and money in general. But there are thousands of profitable topics just waiting for a creative, enthusiastic blogger to come along. So in this article we are going to look at […]

Published or Updated: October 28, 2012

A Beginner’s Guide to Making Money Online

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I recently published an article describing how my wife and I paid off more than $200,000 in debt in five years. The post covered what you’d expect from an article on debt, including the importance of an emergency fund and avoiding credit card debt. But the secret weapon that really propelled us out of debt […]

Published or Updated: September 11, 2012

How to Build a Website for Your Business

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A good friend of mine is an author, speaker and radio talk show host. Her story is amazing. Just to give you an idea, the tagline on her website is “From the Crack House to the State House.” And the other day we were discussing how to market a business on the internet. The first […]

Published or Updated: September 5, 2011

How to Pick a Lucrative Online Money Making Topic


Two readers recently contacted me with two separate but related comments about how I make money online. The first came in the form of an e-mail: Hello, I really like your tutorial on how to make money blogging except I am sort of confused. Can I make a site or host a domain about any […]

Published or Updated: February 12, 2013

50 Ways to Make Money Blogging

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A reader recently e-mailed me with a question that I get a lot. How does one make money blogging? Here’s the e-mail: “How do I make money from blogging? And where does my payment come from? Do I have to sell my articles to a magazine? I am confused at how this actually works and […]

Published or Updated: August 29, 2013

SEO Copywriting – How to Get Your Article to the Top of Google

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SEO copywriting is the art and science of writing articles that rank well in search engines for the keyword phrase you are targeting. It’s a science in that search engines use complex algorithms to rank the search results when a web surfer types in a keyword phrase. While search engines like Google do not publicize […]

Published or Updated: March 30, 2012