SPECIAL: My Birthday Wish…Let’s Build Schools in Africa Together!

Today is my birthday! I turn 32, and to celebrate I'm doing something a little different, but very special. You can read what it's all about here, or even listen to an audio file that features a very very special guest to help provide clarity about this special cause: my 4 year old son.

The Latest Going-Ons at SPI Headquarters: Smart Podcast Player, Let Go Day, Inbox Zero and More!

Phew! A lot has been going on here at SPI Headquarters during the past couple of weeks. By SPI Headquarters, I simply mean my home office, and wherever my team members happen to be remotely working from too. I just wanted to share some updates with you so you're in-the-know about all that's happening. I have [...]

Join Me and Chris Ducker for Our 1-Day “Business Breakthrough” Event in July!

I don't normally post during the weekend, but I wanted to use this opportunity to announce something extremely special that's happening this coming July. I haven't been more excited about something like this in a very long time! On Friday, July 12th, 2013, Chris Ducker from ChrisDucker.com, an incredibly good friend of mine who I [...]

Your Website Is Up – Now What? 5 Things You Can Do To Market and Promote Your Website

You've just put up a brand new website, or maybe you've had one for a while and it's just not getting anywhere. The Good News: You've already taken some action. Putting up a website is just one piece of the puzzle that many people who want to do business online can't even say they've done. [...]

Google’s Algorithmic Change and its Effect On My Niche Sites

Over the past 24 hours I've received at least 20 emails from readers about Google's recent algorithmic changes, asking me how it might affect my backlinking strategy and approach to building niche sites. In case you're not up to date, this is what the latest algorithm changes do, according to the Official Google Blog: This [...]

Gizmos and Gadgets For Online Business and Blogging

As a blogger who does both video and podcasts, I've invested in a number of gizmos and gadgets to help me run my businesses. Below, you'll get an over the shoulder look at exactly what I'm working with. Also, please note that some of the links below are affiliate links to Amazon. Currently, I'm running [...]

Why Some Procrastinators Succeed and What We Can Learn From Them

When I was in Architecture school at Berkeley (Go Bears!), my classmates and I suffered long, hard nights at the studio drawing massive plans, building detailed models and drinking lots and lots of caffeine. Some of our semester long projects required over 60 hours of work per week, in addition to our actual class time [...]

The Best Day of My Life

If you're not interested in my recent wedding and honeymoon, feel free to ignore this post and come back in a couple of days when I talk more about making money online. I just wanted to take a moment to share this special moment in my life with you, since it's the reason why I've [...]