Monetizing Wordpress #2 - Content is King

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With the advent of blogging, there has evolved different ways to monetize your website. We explore a few ways to make money on the internet using a simple Wordpress site. This lesson focuses on creating quality content that will engage your audience and rank well with Google.

Introduction

Most people start a website and know nothing about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) or what a benefit organic search can be to their site. Google and other search engines send web traffic to your site based upon the quality of the articles you write. This can equate to $ thousands of dollars of free traffic that you would normally have to pay for. In this lesson we will learn how to create an image gallery page that Google and our reader will love.

Main Project Page
Lesson #1 Niche Selection
Lesson #2 Content is King
Lesson #3 Display Ads
Lesson #4 Paid Traffic

Lesson Times

Hook activity - The 900 Pound Gorilla
5 Minutes
Lecture - Creating List-Style Image Galleries
40 Minutes
Demo - Photos - Where to Get Them
15 Minutes
Guided Practice - Photos - Where to Get Them - Collecting Images
2 Hours
Independent Practice - Adding Photos, Text and Ads to the page
3 Hours

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Arts, Media, and Entertainment Arts, Media, and Entertainment
    • Design, Visual, and Media Arts

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2013 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • The student will be able to write an article in cunjunction with pictures about a topic on their selected niche website..

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