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SPI 152: How a Guest Post Became a Product & The Story of Cole’s Classroom

Sometimes how you think you'll monetize your site and how you actually monetize your site are completely different. In the case of Cole over at Cole's Classroom - a photography tips based site - it was a guest post from someone else on his own site that turned into an extremely successful product. Here's how it all happened...

What I Learned From Growing My Email List 3,418% (Nearly 200k) in Just 11 Days

Are you looking to grow your email list quickly? Well this may just be the ticket for you. This is what happens when you run a viral contest, and this is exactly how it all happened (and what should have been done better).

What Would Happen to My Online Business if I Died?

This is a guest post by Chris Huntley, a good friend of mine who works in life insurance. We've had lunch together quite a few times and we usually discuss topics like blogging and the joy (and challenge) of being parents, but at one particular lunch we started talking about how more and more people [...]

How to Profit by Giving it All Away: The Missing Ingredient

This is a guest post by my good friend and mentor, Todd Tressider of Todd and I are in a mastermind group together (the same one as Jaime Tardy who recently wrote a guest post about masterminds and mentors on SPI a couple of weeks ago) and he's also coaching me on the side [...]

One Entrepreneur’s Journey to Selling a Website for $200,000

There are many success stories out there about people who have built websites and have sold them later for a large sum of money. I love these stories because each story is a little different, but the underlying themes are generally the same.  This is a guest post by Patrick Meninga who recently sold his [...]

The Webinar Strategy That Works

I'm in New York for Blog World Expo! As a result, I'm working hard rehearsing my presentations to make sure they are top notch this week. In the mean time, I'm happy to welcome back Lain Ehmann in a guest post today. She's actually here in New York with me, so I'll try to get [...]

Desire, Taking Action and Getting Results

This is a guest post by Jeff Rose from Good Financial Cents, a personal finance blog and hub for Jeff’s CFP business in Illinois. Jeff is a great friend of mine and a long time SPI reader and supporter (we became friends through the blog), and it’s been great to watch his progress online over [...]

Why Are You Really Here?

This is a guest post by Glen Allsopp Why are you really here? The obvious answer would be to read Pat's excellent content, but I want you to dig a little deeper. Why is it that you spend so much time reading blogs each day looking for new nuggets of knowledge that you can hopefully [...]