books

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

SPI 059 : How Viral Happens – An Interview With Jonah Berger, Author of Contagious

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'm really excited to chat with Jonah Berger, a marketing professor at Wharton's School at the University of Pennsylvania and author of his new book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On. To sum it up, the book is about why and how stuff goes viral. Even though it's [...]

A Year in Review, What Happened to My Purchased Website and Some Lessons Learned

A lot can happen in a year, and a lot can not happen in a year. With 2012 just about over, it's a great time to see what we've accomplished, but also what we've possibly fell short on. If you didn't meet your goals or follow your plan exactly how you wished, that's okay. Plans [...]

What We Don’t Know Can Drive Us: My Experience with Uncertainty

"Uncertainty must be present in the quest to create anything deeply meaningful to you as the creator and, should you choose to seek value from others in exchange for your creation, to the world." - Jonathan Fields A lot of people ask me the following question: "Pat, when you were laid off and decided to [...]