December 2011

Revisiting My 2011 Goals: The Results

Three-hundred and sixty-four days ago I published My 2011 Goal Post - and as the year 2011 comes to an end, it is now time for my performance report. Setting goals is extremely important, but it's even more important to evaluate your performance toward those goals so that you can understand the four W's of self-evaluation: What went wrong... [...]

SPI 030: Pat’s Top 30 Tips for Successful Affiliate Marketing

In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I go over my top 30 tips for successful affiliate marketing, which involve a wide range of topics - all the way from the approach and mindset of affiliate marketing, to the little details of where links should be placed and how often. As many of [...]

Atypical Tips for Writing Awesome Blog Posts

When I started blogging, writing didn't come naturally to me. Not at all. It took me forever to craft a single post and sometimes I'd be halfway through an article when I would decide to scrap the entire thing because I didn't like where it was headed. It was rough - but over time I've [...]

How to Make an Electronic White Board for Your Videos

A lot of people have been asking me for a more detailed explanation about how I create my electronic white board videos, so I decided to create a video that explains it better than any blog post or podcast episode could do. If you're not sure what an electronic white board video is, it's a [...]

Productivity Hacks: Making Time by Shaving Time

If there's one thing I learned in 2011, it was how to be ultra-productive. I've discussed productivity in detail before here on SPI, namely in podcast session #12: Mind Hacks, Physical Hacks and Work Hacks for Better Productivity and Getting Things Done (which was actually posted almost exactly 1 year ago). However, during this past year there [...]

My November 2011 Monthly Income Report

Welcome to my November 2011 monthly report! Each month I publish a highly detailed report sharing not only what I've been up to during past month, but also the income I've earned as a result of my online businesses, down to the penny. I do this for a number of reasons: To help me keep [...]

Desire, Taking Action, and Getting Results

This is a guest post by Jeff Rose from Good Financial Cents, a personal finance blog and hub for Jeff’s CFP business in Illinois. Jeff is a great friend of mine and a long time SPI reader and supporter (we became friends through the blog), and it’s been great to watch his progress online over [...]