How to Create a Niche Website That's a Successful Business
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How to Create a Niche Website That's a Successful Business

Learn how to Create a Niche Website With This Step-by-Step Process Created by Someone who has done it Themselves.
4.1 (46 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
306 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 13 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Launch a Successful Money Making Website
  • Understand What an Authority Website is
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  • You should already be familiar with Wordpress

The website I built while creating this course has now made me over $10,000 and generates around $3,000 per month.  Simply put, the process works and though i won't guarantee the same results, I'm confident the course will pay for itself if you follow along and do the things that I recommend.

What are people saying about this course?


"I just got done with 2 sections of this course and the value is incredible. As a person who just started an authority site, Ron's explanations and expertise will help me rank better in the search engines. I had been using the Google Keyword Planner for my research and did not even know I was not being efficient. Thanks Ron ! Oh, the animated videos are an excellent and innovative touch."

-Gertrude N.

Everything you need to know about an Authority Website!

"This course doesn't hold back, it gives you everything you need in detail without getting confusing or wasting your time with filler content. After completing it I feel ready to dig in and get started on my new authority website."

-Margaret S.

Who should take this course?

This course is for those that want to create their own website in a specific subject or topic that they are passionate about. Otherwise known as an "Authority Website", this course is a great option for beginners because authority websites have a low startup cost and if done correctly, can continually generate income on a monthly basis.

This course covers:

  • What you need to know before you begin
  • How to complete keyword research
  • How to complete competitive research
  • How to choose the right website domain and hosting plan
  • How to make your website look good on a budget
  • How to create get content and ways to get it seen
  • Next Steps to take to further your website

What went into producing this course?

In total, this course is about 4 hours of total content. This course took a tremendous amount of work and has a very high production value. There was a team of five people who worked a total of 130+ hours on this course.

What is this course about?

Many people have tried to create authority websites before and failed. This course aims to change that. The curriculum is the exact process that I took to create my own successful authority website and can be considered a blueprint of what you should do too.

What kind of materials are included in this course?

This course has two different types of videos in the lectures.

The first type of videos explain general concepts and uses animations and call-outs to illustrate key concepts.

The second type of videos are screen recordings with call-outs that show you exactly what you need to know to use Google Analytics with your course.

Every lecture also has audio transcripts and certain lectures include a PDF download to assist students in learning key concepts.

Why take this course?

If you finally want a successful website that continually generates income on a monthly basis and have grown tired of listening to other people who have never actually created their own successful authority website, then this course is for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for those that are looking to create their own Authority Website. It doesn't matter if you've tried before and been unsuccessful, that is irrelevant.
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Curriculum For This Course
68 Lectures
Getting Started
4 Lectures 23:31
Common Website Misconceptions

Brainstorming Website Ideas

How will your website make money?

Getting Started Cheat Sheets
3 pages
Keyword Research Done Right
4 Lectures 23:29
Resources for Keyword Research
1 page

Most people do Keyword Research Incorrectly

Free (and time consuming) Keyword Research Method

Paid (and efficient) keyword research method
Competitive Research
5 Lectures 26:10
Resources for Competitive Research
1 page

Why you need to spy on competitors

Review Your Competitor Websites

Intro to SEM Rush

Competitive Research Cheat Sheets
2 pages
Choosing a Website Domain
6 Lectures 22:09
Resources for Website Domains
1 page

The two types of website domains

5 Best Practices when choosing a domain name

5 Things to avoid when choosing a domain name

Why did I choose my website URL?

Choosing a Domain Name Cheat Sheets
3 pages
Purchasing Website Hosting
4 Lectures 10:19
Resources for Website Hosting
1 page

What you need to know about website hosting

Why you should purchase hosting and not use a free version

How to purchase your domain and hosting
Making Your Website Look Good
6 Lectures 30:33
Resources For Making Your Website Look Good
1 page

Making Your Website isn't a difficult task

Why you should use a website theme

Thrive Themes Tutorial

How to Install Thrive Themes and Plugins

My Favorite Theme Platform
Creating Great Content For Your Website
19 Lectures 48:14
The value of great content

Databases - Content Idea #1

Videos - Content Idea #2

Guides - Content Idea #3

Product and Book Reviews - Content Idea #4

Personal Posts - Content Idea #5

How-to Posts - Content Idea #6

Lists - Content Idea #7

Case Studies - Content Idea #8

E-books - Content Idea #9

Interviews - Content Idea #10

Answering Questions - Content Idea #11

Infographics - Content Idea #12

How often should you publish content?

How should you structure your content?

Repurposing Your Content

Consistency is Key

TEMPLATE: How to structure your blog content
1 page

Creating Great Content Cheat Sheets
5 pages
How to Get Your Content Seen
11 Lectures 25:40
Resources for Content Promotion
1 page

Why Promotion is more important than creation

Social Media - Promotion Strategy #1

SEO - Promotion Strategy #2

Networking - Promotion Strategy #3

Paid Advertising - Promotion Strategy #4

Use an Email list - Promotion Strategy #5

Send an Outreach Email - Promotion Strategy #6

Guest Blogging - Promotion Strategy #7

How to Get Your Content Seen Cheat Sheet
2 pages
Next Steps
4 Lectures 09:27
Resources for Next Steps
1 page

Let the data tell you the next move

Outsourcing tasks

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About the Instructor
Prof. Ron Stefanski
4.2 Average rating
929 Reviews
25,377 Students
6 Courses
College Professor, Marketer, and Internet Entrepreneur

Hey everyone, thanks for stopping by!  10,000 students strong and still growing!

My name is Professor Ron and I have over eight years of professional experience in Internet Marketing across varying industries.

I'm a true internet entrepreneur and the owner of a portfolio of websites.  The main one being One Hour Professor which you can access in the link above. I'm employed part-time as an adjunct college professor at three different colleges across the United States.

I've earned my MBA from Benedictine University located in Lisle, IL. 

You can learn more about my professional experience by visiting my Linkedin profile or his website.