Many online businesses start as a result of people going through major life challenges. For me, it was when I was laid off from architecture. For Vinnie Tortorich, a personal trainer, it was the crash of 2008, the writer's strike (since his clients were in Hollywood) and Leukemia - all at the same time. Since then, he's battled back and has become an incredibly successful self-published author and podcast host. Here is his story and how it all happened...
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I get to do something I've always wanted to do: Time Travel. Let me explain. :) My good friend, Jeff Goins - a popular Amazon best-selling author, award-winning blogger and speaker who writes at GoinsWriter.com - joins me for what is essentially two sessions in one. We talk all [...]
The big day is finally here! My new multi-media book, Let Go, is finally available on the brand new Snippet application in the Apple App Store! Since this is on brand new technology, here's a quick step by step process to help you get Let Go onto your iPad or iPhone: (Android and Kindle are coming [...]
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'm really excited to chat with Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at Wharton's School at the University of Pennsylvania and author of his new book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On. To sum it up, the book is about why and how stuff goes viral. Even though it's [...]
1.32 million = The total number of unique visitors to The Smart Passive Income Blog. 1.66 million = The total number of downloads of The SPI Podcast. 1.48 million = The total number of video views on the SPI YouTube Channel. The blog, the podcast and the YouTube channel are the three conduits that have together powered the SPI [...]
"Uncertainty must be present in the quest to create anything deeply meaningful to you as the creator and, should you choose to seek value from others in exchange for your creation, to the world." - Jonathan Fields A lot of people ask me the following question: "Pat, when you were laid off and decided to [...]