Why You Need “Moments of Activation” Injected Into Your Brand

A lot of people will come across your site and your brand, but are you taking advantage of what's possible during those early moments of arrival? Here's how you can use "Moments of Activation to convert your casual audience into those who will stick around, subscribe, and perhaps buy from you.

SPI 137: A Product Launch Sequence that Works — How to Create a 3-Part Video Series with Amy Porterfield

A popular strategy to successfully launch a product or online course is to use a 3-part video series. There's a specific order of events that can skyrocket your launch results, and today we have Amy Porterfield to share exactly what we need to do to make this happen.

Podcast Teasers and Proof You Need to Publish Videos Directly to Facebook Too

Last weekend, I conducted two experiments. They involved Facebook, YouTube and my podcast, and as a result of what happened I'll be treating each of those platforms differently moving forward. Here's what podcast teasers and uploading videos directly to Facebook can do for you...

200 Episodes of #AskPat Later – Revenue and My Top 5 All-Time Favorites!

AskPat, my daily podcast, just hit episode 200 today! Here are the results of producing the show, including revenue, and how it's affecting the rest of my brand. Plus, my top-5 all-time favorite episodes!

How to Grow Your Blog Audience By Building Relationships with Other Bloggers – The Ultimate Guide

One of the biggest lessons I've learned while building multiple successful blogs and businesses is this: you cannot go it alone. Each and every milestone I've had was the result of people I've built a relationship with. In this post, you'll learn a system for connecting to other bloggers and entrepreneurs online that will help take your blog and business to the next level. Check it out...

SPI 111: The Life of a Brand New Visitor

The better you can understand the life of a brand new visitor to your site, the better you can serve them. In this solo session, I take you through the journey of a new visitor so that you can understand what opportunities you might be missing out on to keep them going through your site and becoming a reader, subscriber, customer and fan for life.

How to Sell Without Selling – The Art of No-Pitch Promotion

Most of the income I've earned online came without aggressive selling tactics, product launches or upsells. How? By "teeing it up". In this article, I'll show you how you can avoid feeling like you have to hard-sell everything, and strategically put systems into place to passively generate an income on your site long-term. And it all starts with the idea of baseball...

The Ultimate Guide to Adding Bonuses to Your Products (That Help You Convert More Customers)

If you're going to sell anything online, a great way to provide incentive and help people decide to buy from you is to include bonuses along with your product. A bonus might mean the difference between someone sitting on the fence, and converting that fence-sitter into a customer. It can also mean the difference between [...]

How to Keep a Forum Extremely Active – Engagement Tips from 5 Pros

I've always been a big fan of forums. Even before I started running my own online business 5 years ago, I was always participating in forum discussions centered around several different topics - from architecture to college football, and even Magic the Gathering cards. Within these forums I learned a ton of information, I made a lot [...]

SPI 079: Time Travel and Book Marketing with Jeff Goins – Strategies to Help You Sell More Books and Spread Your Word

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 - joins me for what is essentially two sessions in one. We talk all [...]