Blog-Powered Business. It's What We Do.

I teach blog owners just like you how to build and grow value-first, ethical businesses based around their blog.

Just Getting Started? Download Your 90 Day Plan To Start Your Blog-Based Business From Scratch.

David Risley, Blog Marketing Strategist

The Roadmap

Step-by-Step plan to lead you predictably from zero to hero.

Tired of feeling overwhelmed and confused as you try to build and grow your online business and grow your blog?

Tired of getting lost in endless Google search results as you try to piece together what to do?

The Blog Marketing Academy's LAB is the home of The Roadmap...  a 5-phase plan for building up your online business from absolute scratch.

No product, no traffic, no list. Just a desire to help others achieve something and a willingness to put the work into it.

Step by step, with interactive feedback and all the support you need as you make headway, The Roadmap will assure you never get lost in the weeds.

Hey there.... I'm David Risley, and this is my wife, Malika...

I am a veteran blogger and online entrepreneur, having founded a technology blog in 1998 and growing it into a six-figure, multi-author business which was found in publications like PC World, PC Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal In 2008, I founded the Blog Marketing Academy and have worked with thousands of students since.

My wife, Malika, recently joined the company and helps handle backend operations - including support. So, say hi to her as you shoot us an email. :)​

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  • The Entire Lab course library
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  • The Lab Document Library
  • The Member Feedback System
Tim King Lab Member
Can I just say that your guides and everything you do is superb. Haven't seen anyone else provide what you do.