October 2012

SPI 049: Being Everywhere and Building a Community around a Product Niche with Brendan Hufford

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast I have the pleasure of interviewing Brendan Hufford, a full time teacher who has built a successful product-based niche site using many of the strategies outlined here on the SPI blog. It's a profitable "niche within a niche" website and the incredible part is that this product-based niche [...]

How to Start a Podcast: Pat’s Complete Step-By-Step Podcasting Tutorial

Starting a podcast has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. Ever. In this complete tutorial, you're going to learn, step-by-step, how to start a podcast. Thank you to the thousands of people who have emailed me and also those who have let me know in person that this is the very [...]

One Entrepreneur’s Journey to Selling a Website for $200,000

There are many success stories out there about people who have built websites and have sold them later for a large sum of money. I love these stories because each story is a little different, but the underlying themes are generally the same.  This is a guest post by Patrick Meninga who recently sold his [...]

How to Hand Out Flyers Online (Old School and New School Techniques)

I love evergreen content. My blogs and businesses thrive on it. They rely on it. They survive because of it. It's the kind of content that you can publish today that will be relevant and useful to those who will find it tomorrow, next month or next year. It's the kind of content that will [...]

Stuff I’ve Been Reading, Watching, and Listening to Lately

I'm currently working on a hardcore, start to finish podcasting tutorial! I've already put in over 15 hours of work into writing and recording this tutorial, but I have much more to do so it's going to take a while before it's published. You can, however, watch the first video in the series of videos [...]

SPI 048: How a Part-Time Blogger Landed His Dream Job—An Interview with Leslie Samuel

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, we get into the story of Leslie Samuel, a good friend of mine who I consider to be one of the nicest guys you could ever meet. Leslie is a part-time blogger, full-time teacher who has a number of interesting blogging success stories under his belt. [...]

My September 2012 Monthly Income Report

Welcome to my September 2012 Monthly Income Report! Each month I write a detailed report about my online businesses. I do this not only to help me keep track of my progress, but also to show you what’s working for me, and what’s not. In my reports I always include a detailed breakdown of the [...]