What You Need to Know about Blog Comments (And What it’s Been Like using Disqus the Past 6 Months)

It’s been about 6 months since the redesign of The Smart Passive Income Blog went live. Although no blog design will ever please 100% of its audience, overall I’m extremely happy with how well this particular theme has performed. Everything from time on the site, to search engine rankings and even overall feedback from the […]

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FoodTruckr NSD2.0 Update (And its First Earnings!)

It’s been almost a year since I made the decision to start Niche Site Duel 2.0 and add another niche site to my portfolio, which eventually became FoodTruckr.com. The blog, targeted toward existing and future food truck owners and operators, went live about 6 months ago. A lot of time was spent beforehand conducting niche […]

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My Monthly Income Report – March 2014

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Here is my complete breakdown of my online earnings from March 2014. This includes exactly where the income is coming from, as well as the important lessons learned, and expenses too. Click to read the report!

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How to Land Your Emails in the Gmail “Primary” Tab Every Time

Mid-last year, Google updated the Gmail interface to include "tabs". You might not know it, but the emails you send to your list may end up in the promotional tab (aka. no man's land). Here's what you can do to help increase the likelihood your emails will be seen by your subscribers.

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The Ultimate Guide to Using Hangouts on Air for Webinars

A lot of people are using Google Hangouts on Air to produce high-quality webinars to deliver more value, and as part of the selling process. Here's a post that helps you make sense of all of the options available for conducting a webinar using Google Hangouts on Air.

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How One SPI Reader Built an Email List of 1,357 Subscribers Even Before She Launched Her Blog

This is a guest post by Sumitha Bhandarkar, owner of AFineParent.com. Sumitha launched her blog less than 6 months ago and she’s already amassed over 31,000 followers of her blog. Before she even launched her blog, however, she already had collected 1,357 email addresses for her email list, so she didn’t have to blog for […]

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My February 2014 Monthly Income Report

Each month I like to write a detailed report that goes over what I’ve done and lessons learned from the previous month, and I always share where my income comes from and exactly how much I’ve earned. For those of you new to SPI, you might be wondering why I care to post my income […]

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How I Increased my Email Subscriptions by 315% (And the Small, Quick Thing That Made it Happen )

Last week, I wrote a post that went sort of viral. It didn’t get millions of pageviews or land me on the front page of Reddit.com, but after 7 days it was shared 1,092 times, it produced a huge traffic spike and 231 people took time to leave a comment. This post is full of […]

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5 “Five-Minute or Less” Blogging Tips That Yield Big Results. I’m Using Tip #1 in This Title.

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with a number of various blogging strategies to find those little things that are yielding big results, and I wanted to share those little things that are working for me with you today. These tips should take you less than 5 minutes to implement, and although they may seem small, they […]

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My December 2013 and January 2014 Monthly Income Reports

Welcome to my last income report for 2013, which is also my first income report for 2014! This is a combined report because due to being ill and also moving into a new home, I was unable to publish my December 2013 monthly report. This report includes earnings and lessons learned from the previous 2 […]

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