Success Stories

SPI 196: How to Level Up Your Life with Steve Kamb

On today's show, I talk with the founder of Nerd Fitness, Steve Kamb. Steve has built an amazing community at the intersection of his two interests: fitness and video games. By carving out a space in the highly competitive fitness market for folks just like him, Steve’s Nerd Fitness has become more than a business—it’s an amazing, die-hard community of devoted fans.

SPI 195: Carrie Clark and Her SPI Reader Success Story

Today's episode is a success story with Carrie Clark. Carrie, a speech therapist by trade, runs SpeechandLanguageKids.com. Though she loved her private speech therapy practice and the school where she worked, she grew frustrated with the limitations of those jobs and their drain on her time and energy. Carrie knew she could be earning more and serving her patients better.

SPI 189: Entrepreneurship and Life with Aaron Walker

On this episode, I have Aaron Walker with me. He offers up a lifetime of wisdom on how to thrive—both professionally and personally—as an entrepreneur. Aaron runs ViewfromtheTop.com, is a veteran entrepreneur with 37 years experience, and has been involved in mastermind groups for more than 20 years.

3 Online Business Case Studies Inspired by the SPI Community

Some of my most popular content involves success stories and progress updates from SPI readers and listeners just like you. This guest post from the fellas at Fizzle.co highlights three SPI audience members who have shared their progress within the Fizzle community.

SPI 181: From Welfare to Nearly $1 Million with Kimra Luna

Today’s guest, Kimra Luna, has one of the most amazing transformation stories I’ve heard. Like a lot of us, life threw Kimra a few curveballs—just a few years ago, she and her husband found themselves on welfare with two young children, living in an unfamiliar town. Kimra turned to blogging, with a dream of making money online. Kimra’s here to share how she grew her thriving online business from scratch. She’ll offer up her tips for hosting awesome webinars, building your authority online, and harnessing the power of Facebook ads—all while staying true to your unique, authentic self.

SPI 175: The 8-Year Hobby Blog That Quickly Transformed into a 6-Figure Per Month Business with Kirk Du Plessis

Today, I’m bringing you guys something I know you love: a success story from someone just like you.

I’m with Kirk Du Plessis of OptionAlpha.com, an amazing business that was once simply a blog Kirk ran on the side. Now, Kirk’s turned his hobby into a business that’s earning him six figures per month. He’s done that using some genius strategies, total transparency, and a whole lot of authenticity.

From Course Concept to $141,659 in Sales in 6 Months

Today's post is a guest post from my friend Grant Baldwin, a public speaker and host of "How Did You Get Into That?," a podcast focused on people who are doing incredibly inspiring work. In this post, Grant talks about his experience launching his first course and how it didn't meet his expectations. He then [...]

SPI 172: Game Changing Business Growth with Peter Voogd

As CEO of GameChangersMovement.com, Peter has trained nearly 5,000 young entrepreneurs. He draws on the wealth of experience he’s gathered from his own career (which started before he even hit high school) to teach aspiring business owners how to take charge of their lives, their money, and their aspirations.

5 SPI Readers Who Recently “Made The Leap” and How They Did It

It took me getting laid off in 2008 to realize the opportunities that were available to me as an online entrepreneur. In this post, I recognize 5 people in completely different niches that have all recently took the plunge into entrepreneurship, all on their own...

SPI 169: How Nathan Chan Built a 6-Figure Digital Magazine and the Marketing Strategies We Can All Use

When Nathan first built Foundr Magazine, he knew he was headed into unique, unfamiliar territory. Without tried-and-true methods to fall back on, Nathan found himself learning through experience every step of the way.

Now, the magazine ranks with heavy hitters like Entrepreneur and Fast Company and sports an incredible Instagram following. He got there through smart strategy, amazing design, and total commitment to creating the best product possible.