SPI 145: How to Become a Contributing Writer on Large Media Sites — From Bread Delivery to Content Delivery with Kimanzi Constable

You'll love this story. A former bread delivery man turned successful self-published author, who then got a multi-book deal as a result of his published work. Kimanzi Constable not only gives us an amazing & inspiring story, but he gives us a ton of actionable advice too - especially when it comes to something he's finding success with now, which is contributing articles on large media sites. Here's how you can do that too...

SPI 075: Six-Figure Earnings with eBooks (Not on Amazon) and a Pricing Structure that Works with Nathan Barry

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'm extremely excited to welcome former freelancer turned app developer turned incredibly successful self-published author, Nathan Barry from NathanBarry.com to the show! In a relatively short time period, Nathan has earned well over $200,000 by self-publishing eBooks on his website, and he shares all of his strategies [...]

SPI 056: LinkedIn, Likability and Leveraging your Affiliates with Lewis Howes

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, by special request, we're bringing back a guest that I’ve had on the show before. Several people have asked me to bring back many of our previous guests such as Dane Maxwell from Podcast Session #46, which was the most downloaded SPI Podcast to date. I [...]

SPI 055: Blog to eBook to Membership Site in Less Than a Year – Starting Smart with Trevor Page

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, we bring back another success story interview with someone who has built a successful online business outside of the blogging, make money online and social media niches. One year ago, Trevor Page was working a comfortable 9 to 5 job. Today, he's working for himself. Trevor [...]

How to REALLY Profit From Your Blog

Last week, a good friend of mine asked me out to lunch. He said he was dying to discuss a potential internet business idea and wanted my honest opinion. Naturally, I accepted. I was excited, not only because we were having sushi, but because I love helping people, especially those who I can tell have [...]

The Smart Passive Income Blog Makeover and eBook!

Well - it's finally here! The *NEW* Smart Passive Income Blog! I'm happy to begin the new year with a fresh and clean look to the blog. Less clutter, more room in the main content area, and a touched up logo, along with some new features that I'll quickly point out for you: New Archive: [...]

The Triple Threat of Informational Products You Can Easily Create

It doesn't matter what industry or niche you're in - different people prefer different ways of learning. If you can cater to each of these types of people, you will not only expand your customer base to those who wouldn't normally purchase from you, but you'll give those who would of purchased from you anyways [...]

How to Publish an Ebook Series – Part 10 – Affiliate Programs

This is the last post in my "How to Publish an Ebook Series". I kind of took it a step further and instead of just talking about publishing, I threw in some selling and marketing techniques too. After today's talk about affiliate programs, you should have the foundation and knowledge to create, sell and market [...]

How to Publish an Ebook Series – Part 9 – Other Marketing Techniques

Note: Some of the details regarding specific advertising strategies may be out of date. For current recommendations regarding selling your ebooks, check out my guide eBooks The Smart Way (Editor’s Note 09/2015). Ok, so you can do all of the free marketing techniques you want - sometimes you'll still feel the need to fork over [...]

How to Publish an Ebook Series – Part 8 – Free Marketing Techniques

Welcome to the 8th part of the "How to Publish an eBook Series". It's been a fun series so far, and it's pretty cool to tell my story along the way and re-live exactly what I did to get to where I'm at today. The fact that this series is so long should tell you [...]