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SPI 175: The 8-Year Hobby Blog That Quickly Transformed into a 6-Figure Per Month Business with Kirk Du Plessis

Today, I’m bringing you guys something I know you love: a success story from someone just like you.

I’m with Kirk Du Plessis of, an amazing business that was once simply a blog Kirk ran on the side. Now, Kirk’s turned his hobby into a business that’s earning him six figures per month. He’s done that using some genius strategies, total transparency, and a whole lot of authenticity.

If you’re a fan of this approach to building your online business—strategy combined with radical honesty—then you’ll love hearing Kirk’s story. Kirk delivers some seriously great insight in this episode, and I can’t wait for you to hear how he’s achieved his success.

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Special thanks to Kirk for joining me this week. Until next time!

Today’s Guest

Kirk Du Plessis

Today, I’m with Kirk Du Plessis of, an amazing business earning him six figures per month that was once simply a blog Kirk ran on the side.

You’ll Learn

  • The first question to ask when turning your hobby into a business.
  • How to build and retain a thriving membership community.
  • How to give content away for free and still make money.
  • How to avoid undercharging for your product or service.
  • The simple tactic that revolutionized Kirk’s customer retention.
  • The importance of fine-tuning the quality of your content from Day One.
  • Strategies for turning your customers into a community.
  • Kirk’s favorite tool for running his business, and more!


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