What Is this journey about? I am building 10 Authority Sites. Each site will have Target Earning Potential of $1000 pm or more in 6 months Minimum Earning potential of $500 pm Monetized by Amazon Affiliate More than 20 Articles Why? I have built several sites before and want to systemize my process so that I can grow from here. I will be making templates, documenting my steps here in the google document and will also post periodic updates. http://bit.ly/10AuthoritySites Main Steps Market Research This goes beyond keyword research. Identify a potentially profitable market and then identify keywords to target Steps Niche Identified Keywords Identified Products Identified Content Scalable content written using templates, and detailed instructions Steps Topics Templates Assigned to Writer Received Site Setup Build out a custom installer with plugins and themes pre-customized to my liking. Steps Domain Registered Hosting Setup Custom Installer Avaiable Logo & Theme Customizations Articles Added SEO Test and experiment with SEO to see what works and what does not. However I am splitting my links in these three buckets. Steps Base Links Diversity Links Power Links How am I ever going to do this? This is a gigantic project by all means. There are so many steps to take care of. I fully relaze that and I am building a team of up to 5 full-time members. http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/black-hat-seo/752325-how-use-my-teams-downtime.html On top of that I am going to be hiring freelancers for content production and miscellaneous activities. Current Status I have already ordered some of the content I will need for this project. One of the sites is been setup but not to my liking. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask. I will answer to the best of my ability without revealing the sites or keywords.