guest post

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.

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 152: How a Guest Post Became a Product and 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...

THE Backlinking Strategy That Works: 2014 and Beyond Edition

Are you looking for the latest UP-TO-DATE information on backlinking, SEO, and getting your site to the top of Google? Well look no further, because this post will reveal everything you need to know that works today in the world of linkbuilding. This is a completely updated version of my previous popular backlinking post (with over 2100 comments).

How to Grow Your Blog Audience By Building Relationships with Other Bloggers: The Ultimate Guide

One of the biggest lessons I've learned while building multiple successful blogs and businesses is this: you cannot go it alone. Each and every milestone I've had was the result of people I've built a relationship with. In this post, you'll learn a system for connecting to other bloggers and entrepreneurs online that will help take your blog and business to the next level. Check it out...

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).

The Ultimate Guide to Using Hangouts on Air for Webinars

A lot of people are using Google Hangouts on Air to produce high-quality webinars to deliver more value, and as part of the selling process. Here's a post that helps you make sense of all of the options available for conducting a webinar using Google Hangouts on Air.

How One SPI Reader Built an Email List of 1,357 Subscribers Even Before She Launched Her Blog

This is a guest post by Sumitha Bhandarkar, owner of AFineParent.com. Sumitha launched her blog less than 6 months ago and she's already amassed over 31,000 followers of her blog. Before she even launched her blog, however, she already had collected 1,357 email addresses for her email list, so she didn't have to blog for [...]

Niche Site Duel 2.0 (Research Post): Effective & Long-Term Link Building for Niche Sites with Jon Cooper

The official launch of Niche Site Duel 2.0 will be this coming Wednesday! On Wednesday, we'll kick off NSD2.0 with a post about: How you can follow along and participate. The application process for joining the 'learning group' of 5 people who I will personally select to not only 'coach', but learn with while we [...]

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 [...]