A Simple Traffic Generation Strategy You’re Probably Not Using – Take It!

This is a strategy for boosting traffic and exposure to your site that I came up with on the fly during a recent SPI fan meetup. After sharing it, everyone was pretty stoked about it, so I'm happy to pass it along to you. Here's what to do, why this will work, and some follow-up notes to help you [...]

Traffic: What’s Working For You Right Now?

As I count down the days until my very first keynote speech - the opening keynote for the Financial Blogger Conference in St. Louis next week - I've been up late the last few nights fine-tuning and rehearsing my presentation. It's been a while since I was last on stage and I have to say: [...]

Why Some High Volume Keywords Lead to Disappointment, Even When You Get to # 1

My security guard training niche site, born from the Niche Site Duel here on SPI, has some pretty decent numbers to report since it's birth in September 2010: 224,655 Unique Visitors 758,065 Pageviews $25,389.24 in total Adsense earnings There are a couple of other numbers that I feel are significant too: $224.08 in earnings from the job board The [...]

How to Get More Traffic to Your Blog with Corbett Barr (in Hi-Def!)

SPI friend and confidant, Corbett Barr from , joins me in a unique, hi-def video interview where I ask him a number of questions about getting more traffic to your blog, especially if you're just starting out or you've hit a plateau and need to get off of it. We cover a number of important [...]

How to Get More Subscribers and Traffic With a Take Action Area + Optin Skin Bonus

For the past two weeks I've been secretly running a new plugin behind the scenes of The Smart Passive Income Blog, which I know is going to make a lot of people extremely happy. First, an interesting and related backstory... In January of 2010 I launched a major redesign of the SPI blog, which is pretty [...]

Beyond Free Traffic – A Paid Advertising Strategy That Works

This is a guest post from Rick Mulready of I met Rick last year when he came down to San Diego for a lunch and it was super easy to get along with him because he's such a down to Earth and friendly kind of guy. But, what intrigued me most about him was his [...]