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What I Learned From Growing My Email List 3,418% (Nearly 200k) in Just 11 Days

Are you looking to grow your email list quickly? Well this may just be the ticket for you. This is what happens when you run a viral contest, and this is exactly how it all happened (and what should have been done better).

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 [...]

Chasing a Dream: How to Do It Right and Still Enjoy the Journey

This is a guest post from Jeff Goins from GoinsWriter.com. Jeff writes about a very important part in the journey of any author or entrepreneur. Hopefully, you don't have to learn the hard way like he did. Click the box below to read it! (Reading time: 5 minutes)

What Would Happen to My Online Business if I Died?

This is a guest post by Chris Huntley, a good friend of mine who works in life insurance. We've had lunch together quite a few times and we usually discuss topics like blogging and the joy (and challenge) of being parents, but at one particular lunch we started talking about how more and more people [...]

How to Profit by Giving it All Away: The Missing Ingredient

This is a guest post by my good friend and mentor, Todd Tressider of FinancialMentor.com. Todd and I are in a mastermind group together (the same one as Jaime Tardy who recently wrote a guest post about masterminds and mentors on SPI a couple of weeks ago) and he's also coaching me on the side [...]

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 “Evolve” Your Income and Build Your Business the Charles Darwin Way

One of the principle ideas of Smart Passive Income is that small changes can add up to big wins. For example adding an opt-in form to your About Page or simply finding the optimal price for your product.  These smart changes take just a few minutes but can lead to big time results.  Identifying the small tweaks [...]

The Webinar Strategy That Works

I'm in New York for Blog World Expo! As a result, I'm working hard rehearsing my presentations to make sure they are top notch this week. In the mean time, I'm happy to welcome back Lain Ehmann in a guest post today. She's actually here in New York with me, so I'll try to get [...]

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 [...]

Over-Empowerment, Entitlement, and Anonymity: The Dark Side of Social Media

This is a guest post by Danny Iny from Firepole Marketing, who caught my attention when I read a fantastic guest post of his on another blog. I'm currently taking a couple days off to enjoy time with my family for Thanksgiving, but I encourage you to read this important post about the other side [...]