Episodes

Reviews

Analytics

Clips

June 19, 2019
SPI 376: How to Actually Make Progress and Grow Your Business—A Conversation with James Wedmore
#376: Learn how to actually make progress and grow your business, maintain self-integrity, focus on committing, and how to get into the genius zone. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session376
More info...
64 min
June 12, 2019
SPI 375: The State of Podcasting in 2019 with Matt and Pat
#375: Pat sits down with Matt Gartland, COO and CFO of Flynndustries LLC, to talk about the state of podcasting in 2019. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session375
More info...
44 min
June 5, 2019
SPI 374: The Psychology of Money and Wealth with Ramit Sethi
#374: I walk the streets of New York City with Ramit Sethi to talk about why you need to change the way you think about wealth and money. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session374
More info...
59 min
May 29, 2019
SPI 373: $100k in Debt to Facebook Ads Expert—Monica Louie and Her Amazing Journey
#373: Monica Louie shares the story of how she got her family out of debt and built a boutique Facebook Ads consultancy. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session373
More info...
57 min
May 22, 2019
SPI 372: Why People Really Hate Us Online
#372: This episode is about what to do if you're on the receiving end of hate online: why people do it and how you can move past it. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session372
More info...
38 min
May 15, 2019
SPI 371: SEO and Business Growth Today with Glen Allsop
#371: In this episode I talk to Glen Allsop, serial entrepreneur and SEO expert, to learn what you can do to fly up the page rankings. Podcast show notes available here: https://smartpassiveincome.com/session371
More info...
50 min
May 8, 2019
SPI 370: Staying Positive and Building a Business That Matters with Marc and Angel Chernoff
#370: We learn how Marc and Angel Chernoff turned their blog into a business that helped them make a career out of helping others change their lives. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session370
More info...
53 min
May 1, 2019
SPI 369: Top 5 Major Business Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
#369: These are the five major business mistakes that entrepreneurs make, why they happen, and what you can learn from them. Get your notepads out and be inspired! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session369
More info...
39 min
April 24, 2019
SPI 368: How to Build a YouTube Brand that Makes an Impact with Tim Schmoyer
#368: YouTube master Tim Schmoyer shares the key to sticky videos, what most content creators get wrong, and helps Pat figure out how to fix his YouTube strategy. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session368
More info...
49 min
April 17, 2019
SPI 367: The Miracle Equation and How to Help You Achieve Your Biggest Goals
#367: Hal Elrod shares his amazing story of not one but two near-death experiences, and how they helped him develop the philosophy behind his book, The Miracle Equation. His passion and insight are truly contagious, so take a listen. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session367
More info...
47 min
April 10, 2019
SPI 366: Anti-Busy. Pro-Purpose. Talking Work-Life Balance with Chalene Johnson
#366: Chalene Johnson and I talk work-life balance: the mistakes she's made, the lessons she's learned, how she's brought that all together in her book, 131 Method. Lots of lessons here for you no matter what business you're in! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session366
More info...
56 min
April 3, 2019
SPI 365: Why Staying Small Is the Next Big Thing with Paul Jarvis
#365: Paul Jarvis is here help you build a better, not bigger, business. There can be benefit to keeping your business small. Listen in and learn why growth isn't always the answer. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session365
More info...
48 min
March 27, 2019
SPI 364: SEO Simplified – with Tim from Ahrefs
Tim Soulo from Ahrefs breaks down a simple, actionable SEO strategy—from the very first steps, to query and keyword research, content planning, SEO competition, and more! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session364
More info...
69 min
March 20, 2019
SPI 363: Dear Podcasters
No matter where you are in your podcasting journey, I have a message for you. Here's how to avoid "podfade," break through plateaus, connect deeply with your audience, and create massive growth through podcasting. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session363
More info...
34 min
March 13, 2019
SPI 362: Women and Entrepreneurship with Christy Wright
What unique challenges do female entrepreneurs face? Business Boutique Founder Christy Wright is here to answer that question and dive deep on taking your first steps, connecting with your audience, selling with your heart, and more! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session362
More info...
52 min
March 6, 2019
SPI 361: Super Simple Segmentation & Web Personalization for Next Level Marketing – with Brennan Dunn
RightMessage Creator Brennan Dunn lays down strategies for understanding and serving your audience through segmentation and web personalization, driving more sales and saving you money at the same time. It's a next-level tool for online business! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session361
More info...
48 min
February 27, 2019
SPI 360: How to Plan and Manage Projects and Programs Successfully – with Janna Maron from Team SPI
Janna Maron—Team SPI's Editorial Director—breaks down the tips, workflows, and strategies she uses to schedule and organize massive programs and projects and keep overwhelm to a minimum. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session360
More info...
54 min
February 20, 2019
SPI 359: How to Build a Business You Enjoy Even with Little Time—with Dana Malstaff
Boss Mom Founder Dana Malstaff lays out approaches for building an online following, climbing the business ladder, and optimizing your time—even if you don't have much time available in the first place. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session359
More info...
65 min
February 13, 2019
SPI 358: Creating Evergreen Funnels for a Sustainable Business – with Nick Stephenson
Author Nick Stephenson unpacks the blueprints he uses to create a sustainable business through evergreen funnels. Plus, he'll share tactics for selling books on Amazon and creating a raving fanbase as a writer. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session358
More info...
56 min
February 6, 2019
SPI 357: How a Beautiful Mess Became a Beautifully Diverse Business Empire – with Emma and Trey
A Beautiful Mess Co-Creator Emma Chapman and her husband Trey George are a power couple; their secret is diversifying their income streams! Discover how they got their start and how they manage and organize a high-traction blog, apps with millions of installs, their team, and so much more! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session357
More info...
62 min
January 30, 2019
SPI 356: Everything behind the Launch of My New Invention – the SwitchPod
Get the inside scoop on my first physical product—the SwitchPod—from idea to prototype, marketing, and more, with videographer and co-inventor Caleb Wojcik! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session356
More info...
66 min
January 23, 2019
SPI 355: How to Build a Successful YouTube Channel in 2019 – with Derral Eves
VidSummit creator Derral Eves breaks down the strategies you need to turn your YouTube channel into a profitable online business, plus what's on the horizon for YouTube in 2019 and beyond. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session355
More info...
57 min
January 16, 2019
SPI 354: The Next Big Steps in Business with Matt Gartland from Team Flynn
Matt Gartland, an integral member of my team, is here to help me make a huge announcement. Plus, he's digging deep on project management, developing your business's culture, financial planning, and strategies for transitioning from scrappy entrepreneur to organized, focused CEO. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session354
More info...
59 min
January 9, 2019
SPI 353: How Alex from Travel Fashion Girl Built Her Empire
Data, ads, SEO, affiliate marketing, and organic connection with your audience can drive massive traffic and revenue for your online business. Today, Alex Jimenez from Travel Fashion Girl breaks down the tools and tactics she used to grow a niche site with almost 1 million monthly visitors! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session353
More info...
62 min
January 2, 2019
SPI 352: How Powerhouse YouTuber Marques Brownlee (A.K.A. MKBHD) Grew His Massive Brand
What does it take to grow a massive YouTube channel? Marques Brownlee (MKBHD) breaks down his origin story, how he developed his unique style, his interview with Elon Musk, and the advice he'd give newcomers to the platform. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session352
More info...
49 min
December 26, 2018
SPI 351: The Ten Hardest-Hitting SPI Episodes of 2018
Let's close out 2018 strong: Listen to ten clips from ten of the most impactful and actionable SPI episodes of 2018! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session351
More info...
50 min
December 19, 2018
SPI 350: Massive Transformation in Six Months—Before/After with Walid Azami
Walid Azami transformed his life and business in just six months, and you can too! In this episode you'll hear two AskPat coaching sessions with Walid—a before and after—so you can get inspired by his journey. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session350
More info...
74 min
December 12, 2018
SPI 349: Will You Go to P.R.O.M. with Me? Lessons Learned in 2018
What did I learn in 2018? Today I'll share the hard-hitting, powerful lessons and strategies that I learned and implemented this year and how they've changed my life. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session349
More info...
47 min
December 5, 2018
SPI 348: How to Buy and Sell Websites with Empire Flippers Founder Justin Cooke
Ever wanted to sell your site or buy someone else's? Empire Flippers Founder Justin Cooke is here to tell us what to expect, the risks, and the questions you should ask yourself before you take the plunge. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session348
More info...
45 min
November 28, 2018
SPI 347: How to Organize a Massive Event (Brick by Brick with Chad Collins)
According to today's guest, Chad Collins, throwing a massive event is the most powerful thing you can do for your audience. Here are some of the strategies he uses to sell out tickets. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session347
More info...
48 min
November 21, 2018
SPI 346: Booted out of His Own Business & the One Thing Jordan Harbinger Did to Survive
What if you had to start again from scratch? That's what happened to Jordan Harbinger. He's here with strategies for growing and maintaining your network so you can bounce back just like he did. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session346
More info...
62 min
November 14, 2018
SPI 345: How to Build a Software Company—the Story of JungleScout with Greg Mercer
What does it take to create a successful software tool? JungleScout Founder Greg Mercer shares the inspiration, strategies, and marketing effort that scaled his company to a team of nearly 100, plus what he would do differently if he had to start all over again. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session345
More info...
47 min
November 7, 2018
SPI 344: How Studio Neat Became Physical Product Rockstars through Kickstarter
Tom Gerhardt and Dan Provost—the brains behind Studio Neat—break down strategies and tactics for a successful Kickstarter campaign. They would know; they've crushed it with over nine campaigns! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session344
More info...
60 min
November 2, 2018
SPI 343: Some Big Business and Life Updates—Lightning Round Style!
I've got a lot of updates for you! Here's what's going on with my first physical product launch, FlynnCON1, and my income reports, plus what's on the horizon for 2019. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session343
More info...
29 min
October 31, 2018
SPI 342: What You Need to Know before Hosting a Conference (with Ronsley Vaz)
Want to run a live event? Let the creator of the We Are Podcast conference, Ronsley Vaz, give you the inside scoop—from navigating cashflow challenges to booking speakers and everything in between. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session342
More info...
56 min
October 24, 2018
SPI 341: How to Become an Inventor Entrepreneur with Ryan Gorman
Ryan Gorman is an entrepreneur with over fifty inventions. He'll teach you strategies for developing a product, selling your ideas, and protecting your intellectual property at every step. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session341
More info...
49 min
October 17, 2018
SPI 340: How to Build Atomic Habits—with James Clear
Learn how to design permanent habits so you can live your best life, with Atomic Habits author James Clear. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session340
More info...
49 min
October 10, 2018
SPI 339: My First Live Conference—Announcing FlynnCON1!
My first-ever live conference goes down in July of 2019! Here's why I'm doing it, the unique vision I'm structuring it with, and the nitty gritty of how to attend. I can't wait to see you there! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session339
More info...
27 min
October 3, 2018
SPI 338: Selling a Book? Overlooking This Page Could Kill Sales—Book Marketing with Bryan Cohen
Sell more books with Amazon sales pages that attract customers and maximize revenue, with special guest Bryan Cohen.
More info...
56 min
September 26, 2018
SPI 337: The Riches Are in the Niches—The Advantage of SMALL
Sit back and let me tell you about the five big advantages to starting small and niche with entrepreneurship! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session337
More info...
33 min
September 19, 2018
SPI 336: The Story of Super Coffee—from Dorm Room to Whole Foods and Beyond with Jim Decicco
Discover the story of Super Coffee: How three brothers and a dorm room blender broke into the bottled coffee niche and earned $5 million in revenue! Featuring Super Coffee CEO Jim Decicco. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session336
More info...
39 min
September 12, 2018
SPI 335: Creating Evergreen Sales Funnels (And What to Watch out For) with Amy Porterfield
Considering evergreen sales funnels? Listen in for key strategies, common mistakes, and tools and resources for success with special guest Amy Porterfield! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session335
More info...
51 min
September 5, 2018
SPI 334: How to Conduct an Unforgettable Interview with Andrew Warner
Ever interview someone for your podcast or YouTube channel? Andrew Warner is here to teach you how to conduct interviews that inspire, demand attention, and make a true impact for listeners. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session334
More info...
50 min
August 29, 2018
SPI 333: Branding Masterclass (and Selling Digital and Physical Products) with the Amazing Seller, Scott Voelker
Get strategies and tactics for creating and selling successful products on Amazon, competing in the marketplace, and building a notable brand in the process with Scott Voelker, AKA the Amazing Seller. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session333
More info...
54 min
August 22, 2018
SPI 332: How to Build and Scale an Agency Model Business—with Jason Swenk
Have you ever considered transitioning your business into an agency? Learn strategies for growing, hiring your team, positioning and marketing your brand, and pacing yourself with special guest Jason Swenk. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session332
More info...
40 min
August 15, 2018
SPI 331: The Story You Tell Yourself (That Could Crush You) – with Dr. Shannon Irvine
Your biggest business asset is your mindset. Learn how to rewrite the stories you create about yourself and develop a success-oriented mindset with Dr. Shannon Irvine. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session331
More info...
46 min
August 8, 2018
SPI 330: Building a Personal Brand (Because It’s Your Calling) with Jadah Sellner
Ever wanted to start a personal brand? Here's how to tune into your passion, face the fear, and transform your dreams into a reality with special guest Jadah Sellner. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session330
More info...
46 min
August 1, 2018
SPI 329: One of the Most Important Business Conversations You Need to Have with Yourself—with Dan Andrews
Ever considered exiting your business? Before the Exit author Dan Andrews is here with the questions and thought experiments you should use to make a smart decision without regrets. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session329
More info...
52 min
July 25, 2018
SPI 328: 3 Ways to Use YouTube to Grow Your Business & Make Money with Sean Cannell
Learn how to harness the power of YouTube to create cashflow, build your brand, and grow your reach with Sean Cannell. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session328
More info...
51 min
July 18, 2018
SPI 327: How to Write Copy that Sells with Ray Edwards
Learn techniques and foundations for powerful, success-driven sales copy with copywriting master Ray Edwards. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session327
More info...
52 min
July 11, 2018
SPI 326: From $50k in Debt to Business Success in Less than a Year—How to Be Mindful and Ruthless
How Full Stack Designer Sagi Shrieber overcame debt and created an amazing community and lifestyle by taking massive action. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session326
More info...
60 min
July 4, 2018
SPI 325: How to Be an Amazing Coach with Michael Bungay Stanier
Ditch the rescuer mindset and become more coach-like with the author of The Coaching Habit, Michael Bungay Stanier. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session325
More info...
42 min
June 27, 2018
SPI 324: From College Nerd to Wildly Successful Personal Brand with Thomas Frank
Get ready for a masterclass in YouTube strategy, personal branding, and niche blogging with College Info Geek creator Thomas Frank. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session324
More info...
53 min
June 20, 2018
SPI 323: How to Get Affiliates and JVs to Promote for You with Matt McWilliams
Uncover best practices for planning and launching an affiliate program for your business with affiliate marketing master Matt McWilliams. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session323
More info...
57 min
June 13, 2018
SPI 322: How “The Rideshare Guy” Created a Business Helping Uber and Lyft Drivers
How Harry Campbell—The Rideshare Guy—quit his day job, monetized his business, and helped millions of drivers have better experiences with Lyft and Uber. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session322
More info...
43 min
June 6, 2018
SPI 321: Earn More Media Exposure (At Any Level) with Christina Nicholson
Learn how to connect with media outlets, pitch effectively, and master PR with Christina Nicholson of MediaMavenandMore.com. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session321
More info...
45 min
May 30, 2018
SPI 320: How to Run a Contest to Build Your Email List and Grow Your Brand with Noah Kagan
KingSumo creator Noah Kagan teaches how to grow an explosive online following and brand using viral giveaways. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session320
More info...
50 min
May 23, 2018
SPI 319: How to Work Less & Make More with James Schramko
Learn how to design a fulfilling business and lifestyle with James Schramko, author of Work Less, Make More. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session319
More info...
56 min
May 16, 2018
SPI 318: Modern Mindfulness with Melissa Monte—An SPI Student and Her Successful Start
Podcasting student Melissa Monte shares the strategy behind the successful launch of her show, Mind Love, tips for taking action, and what she's learned in her journey so far. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session318
More info...
37 min
May 9, 2018
SPI 317: Make Money with Your Skills—Creating Awesome with Roberto Blake
Learn the strategies and mindset you need to create a personal brand, prove your expertise in your industry, and be a successful creator with special guest Roberto Blake. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session317
More info...
50 min
May 2, 2018
SPI 316: The Art of Scaling with Nathan Chan from Foundr
Discover the strategies and mindset behind Foundr Magazine's explosive growth with its creator, Nathan Chan. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session316
More info...
55 min
April 25, 2018
SPI 315: How to Disrupt Yourself & Grow a Company with Whitney Johnson
Disruption expert Whitney Johnson shares her strategies for disrupting your life and business in order to change and grow. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session315
More info...
44 min
April 18, 2018
SPI 314: From Clients to Passive Income—Productize Your Business with Brian Casel
Learn tips and strategies for productizing—making your client-based business streamlined and scalable—with special guest Brian Casel. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session314
More info...
39 min
April 11, 2018
SPI 313: Building a Strong and Healthy Brand with Michelle Tam from Nom Nom Paleo
Hear the story of Michelle Tam, creator of Nom Nom Paleo, plus learn strategies for getting started in online business and launching a book or product. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session313
More info...
52 min
April 4, 2018
SPI 312: This “Hole” Can Cost Entrepreneurs Thousands—Let’s Fix It
Learn how to recover thousands of dollars from failed payments and prevent them from happening, thanks to today's guest, Casey Graham of Gravy. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session312
More info...
40 min
March 28, 2018
SPI 311: How to Build an Audience with Your Hobby
Hear a conversation with Phil Lichtenberger, who built a podcast and audience out of a niche hobby, plus learn tips and strategies for taking your own podcast to the next level. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session311
More info...
44 min
March 23, 2018
BONUS: How to Focus on Just One Thing at a Time (Special Episode)
In this bonus episode, I coach long-time listener Jackie Bolen through her question, "What one thing should I focus on?" Listen in for prioritization tips!
More info...
29 min
March 21, 2018
SPI 310: The Secret to Superfans in Two Words
Learn my strategies for building a thriving community of superfans, hear a special interview with Matt Barnett and Oli Bridge from Bonjoro, and find out about a special giveaway! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session310
More info...
50 min
March 14, 2018
SPI 309: How to Create a Marketing Funnel That Works (with Molly Pittman)
Learn how to optimize your customer journey, simplify your sales funnels, and motivate customers to be ambassadors for your brand with special guest Molly Pittman. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session309
More info...
49 min
March 7, 2018
SPI 308: Sunny Lenarduzzi on Bad Dream Jobs, Building a YouTube Empire, and Using Video for Business
Sunny Lenarduzzi is here today to talk about her story, and to lay out tactics for using YouTube and other content to drive email subscribers, engagement, and traffic for online business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session308
More info...
40 min
February 28, 2018
SPI 307: Copyright Infringement and DMCA (with my Attorney)
Hear legal strategies from attorney Richard Chapo for dealing with copyright infringement and protecting yourself legally when you allow others to post to your website. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session307
More info...
51 min
February 21, 2018
SPI 306: Rise of the Youpreneur with Chris Ducker
Today I'm going deep with Chris Ducker about his burnout, personal branding, and his new book, Rise of the Youpreneur.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session306
More info...
63 min
February 14, 2018
SPI 305: The Funnel After the Funnel with Nicole Walters
Nicole Walters is here today to talk about how she built a powerful community and seven-figure business, all while being an amazing mother too.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session305
More info...
48 min
February 7, 2018
SPI 304: Building an Online Course From Start to Finish
Online courses have been an incredible experience for me, and today I'm sharing the ten steps you can take to create life-changing online courses for your audience.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session304
More info...
43 min
January 31, 2018
SPI 303: How a Loan Signing Agent Built a $30K per Month Business
A simple idea turned into an online business that's changed lives and earned Mark Wills and Roman Rosario over $30K per month—hear the story and their strategies on today's episode!Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session303
More info...
46 min
January 24, 2018
SPI 302: Coaching vs. Teaching—What I’ve Learned Since Investing in the Art of Coaching
What's the difference between coaching and teaching, what are the seven questions you need to ask when coaching, and why is this important for you and your business? Whether you're just getting started with coaching or looking to improve, this episode is critical listening!Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session302
More info...
29 min
January 17, 2018
SPI 301: How a Data Scientist Pivoted into a New Brand (And Won a Tesla Roadster)
Today I'm talking to Ben Sullins, the founder of Teslanomics.co, who listened to the signals, pivoted into the Tesla space on YouTube, and won a Tesla Roadster!Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session301
More info...
55 min
January 10, 2018
SPI 300: Meet the Mastermind Members in “The Green Room”
To celebrate Episode 300, I'm speaking with the other five members of my mastermind group, The Green Room: Leslie Samuel, Michael Stelzner, Cliff Ravenscraft, Mark Mason, and Ray Edwards. Learn what they've been up to, what's on the horizon, and some takeaways that you can apply back to your own business journey.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session300
More info...
78 min
January 3, 2018
SPI 299: The Humble Beginnings of Hmong Baby
Hear a special conversation with Hmong Baby founders Mykou and Touger Thao, about what they've learned after marketing and successfully launching their products.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session299
More info...
52 min
December 27, 2017
SPI 298: Before Your New Year Begins . . .
The end of the year is an opportunity to reflect, and this episode will inspire you, going forward, to be vulnerable and courageous in 2018.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session298
More info...
29 min
December 20, 2017
SPI 297: Looking Back at 2017—What Went Well, What Did Not
This week I'm revealing what did not go according to plan in 2017, what I learned, and what lessons you can take away from my experiences.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session297
More info...
32 min
December 13, 2017
SPI 296: What’s Coming in 2018 for the Podcast and SPI
In today's episode, I'm revealing my plans for an exciting, fresh, and higher-value 2018!Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session296
More info...
39 min
December 6, 2017
SPI 295: 35 Quick Life Lessons from 35 Years of Life—Plus a Pencils of Promise Birthday Challenge!
Today, I'm turning 35: I'm celebrating by sharing the 35 most important life tips that I've learned in my business and personal life (so far).Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session295
More info...
59 min
November 29, 2017
SPI 294: 21 Top Places to Include an Affiliate Link
In this episode I'm revealing the twenty-one best places to link to affiliate products or services.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session294
More info...
38 min
November 22, 2017
SPI 293: My Top Performing Affiliate Marketing Products, and Why They Performed So Well
Today I'm sharing the top-performing affiliate marketing products that I'm an affiliate for, and breaking down exactly why they've performed so well.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session293
More info...
37 min
November 15, 2017
SPI 292: The Dark Side of Affiliate Marketing (and How to Do It Right!)
It's always important to understand both sides of the coin; that's true of affiliate marketing as well, so let's talk about the dark side of affiliate marketing.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session292
More info...
28 min
November 8, 2017
SPI 291: A Blueprint for a Successful Short-Term JV (Joint Venture) Affiliate Campaign
How to create a successful blueprint for a short-term JV (joint venture) affiliate promotion.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session291
More info...
49 min
November 1, 2017
SPI 290: Affiliate Marketing: An Insider Look at My Most Successful Long-Term Campaigns
In this episode I break down my process for getting started with affiliate marketing, and explore some of my most successful long-term affiliate marketing campaigns.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session290
More info...
29 min
October 25, 2017
SPI 289: How Live Video Can Play a Role in Your Business (and How It’s Helped Mine)
Let's talk about live video: Why it's important, how to get started, and more!Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session289
More info...
45 min
October 18, 2017
SPI 288: Interview with Bec and Joe from The 4 Blades
Hear the story of how Bec and Joe Winston built their niche site and community around cooking with the Thermomix.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session288
More info...
48 min
October 11, 2017
SPI 287: Should I Create a Personal Brand? Pros and Cons
Today I'm exploring, in depth, the pros and cons of creating a personal online brand.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session287
More info...
44 min
October 4, 2017
SPI 286: How to Build a Brand that Stands Out from the Crowd
Today we're talking about how to build a brand that stands out from the crowd: How to speak your audience's language, grow your community, and create a brand that's an experience.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session286
More info...
40 min
September 27, 2017
SPI 285: Accidental Entrepreneurship and Design Commerce with Jeff Sheldon from Ugmonk.com
Today I'm talking to Ugmonk.com founder Jeff Sheldon about his story, all things Kickstarter, and how he recently launched a campaign that earned close to $500,000.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session285
More info...
40 min
September 20, 2017
SPI 284: Crowdfunding Secrets for Success with Clay Hebert
Crowdfunding expert Clay Hebert shares his best advice for validating and building a successful crowdfunding campaign.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session284
More info...
46 min
September 13, 2017
SPI 283: Six-Figures in an Obscure Niche with Cassidy Tuttle
Cassidy Tuttle joins me to discuss how focusing on a very narrow topic helped her build a profitable niche website. Hear her strategies for making a living.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session283
More info...
41 min
September 6, 2017
SPI 282: How Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Rocked the Kickstarter Scene
Hear the story of one of the most daring and successful Kickstarter campaigns of all time—Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls—from one of its creators, Francesca Cavallo.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session282
More info...
39 min
August 30, 2017
SPI 281: How Coach Glitter Built Her Affiliate Business and Launched a Product
Coach Glitter reveals how she transformed her career as a makeup artist into a thriving online business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session281
More info...
48 min
August 23, 2017
SPI 280: Noah Kagan on Personal Challenges, Business Validation, and the Mindset of Starting from Scratch
Noah Kagan has returned to the Smart Passive Income Podcast, and we cover it all: rebounding from rejection, asking for what you want, plotting your next move, and the mindset challenges all entrepreneurs face.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session280
More info...
67 min
August 16, 2017
SPI 279: Finding Fringe Hours and Work-Life “Balance” with Jessica Turner
Jessica Turner, author of The Fringe Hours, joins me to talk about finding more hours in the day to achieve the work-life satisfaction you crave.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session279
More info...
35 min
August 9, 2017
SPI 278: List Building Made Easy with Special Guest Amy Porterfield
List building expert Amy Porterfield explores how to build your audience, fine-tune your sales funnel, and craft a successful sales pitch for your latest and greatest product.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session278
More info...
44 min
August 2, 2017
SPI 277: Buying Push-Button Solutions vs. Taking Real Action—A Coaching Call with Amy Torres
Listen in on a very special coaching call with entrepreneur Amy Torres, who's wondering how to take her online course to the next level.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session277
More info...
44 min
July 26, 2017
SPI 276: The Art of Significance with Dan Clark
Legendary speaker Dan Clark joins me for an inspirational conversation on success, service, and leading a life of significance.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session276
More info...
50 min
July 19, 2017
SPI 275: Real Stories and Results from 3 Brand-New Podcasters
Joining me today are three star students from my latest course, Power-Up Podcasting, to share their incredible journeys from newbie to podcasting pro.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session275
More info...
55 min
July 12, 2017
SPI 274: How to Avoid the Slimy Sell with Chalene Johnson
The brilliant Chalene Johnson explores how to "serve, not sell," and shares her strategies for pitching your products with confidence.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session274
More info...
48 min
July 5, 2017
SPI 273: 7 Powerful Things That Can Happen as a Result of Starting a Podcast
Starting a podcast changed my life and my business. In this episode of the SPI Podcast, I walk you through seven ways a podcast can change your business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session273
More info...
45 min
June 28, 2017
SPI 272: Starting and Running a Business as a Couple Featuring the Bakers
Joining me today are Bryan and Erika Baker, a husband-wife entrepreneurial duo who've built a thriving online business as relationship coaches.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session272
More info...
42 min
June 21, 2017
SPI 271: An Interview with The Five-Minute Journal Founders UJ Ramdas and Alex Ikonn
Here today are UJ Ramdas and Alex Ikonn, who are the co-founders of The Five-Minute Journal, a product that's changed the lives of its users by turning gratitude into a daily habit.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session271
More info...
53 min
June 14, 2017
SPI 270: What You Need to Know Before You “Get Physical” with Richie Norton
I'm joined today by Richie Norton, founder of Prouduct and master of building, validating, refining, and distributing tangible products.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session270
More info...
43 min
June 7, 2017
SPI 269: How to Build a Massive Community Behind Your Physical Product with Tom from Chubbies
Today, I'm joined by Chubbies co-founder Tom Montgomery to talk about selling a physical product with help from a massive, engaged community of fans.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session269
More info...
36 min
May 31, 2017
SPI 268: How to Up Your Online (and Offline) Game with Jordan Harbinger
I'm joined again by the host of The Art of Charm Podcast, Jordan Harbinger, who sheds light on building better relationships and improving your non-verbal communication.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session268
More info...
56 min
May 24, 2017
SPI 267: An Introduction to Video Advertising with Gideon and Anja from Veeroll
Here today are Veeroll's Gideon Shalwick and Anja Kicken to offer a beginner's guide to video advertising for your online business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session267
More info...
47 min
May 17, 2017
SPI 266: How to Start Selling on Amazon with Ryan and Nick from Online Selling Experiment
Online Selling Experiment's Ryan and Nick have built their thriving business selling products through Amazon, and they're here today to explain just how they did it.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session266
More info...
53 min
May 10, 2017
SPI 265: Shane and Jocelyn Sams and Their Awesome Advertising Strategy
Jocelyn and Shane Sams teach me their awesome advertising strategy. Learn how to use highly focused ads across platforms to build traffic for your business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session265
More info...
40 min
May 3, 2017
SPI 264: How to Win with Paid Traffic with Rick Mulready
Here today is online advertisement expert Rick Mulready, sharing the secrets and strategies behind growing your business with Facebook ads.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session264
More info...
64 min
April 26, 2017
SPI 263: Laddering Up: How to Build a 7-Figure Business by Building a $7K per Month Business
Here today is Clay Collins, LeadPages CEO and co-founder, dropping expert knowledge on how to build a seven-figure business, step by step.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session263
More info...
79 min
April 19, 2017
SPI 262: Habit Forming Products with Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked
Here to talk about building habit forming products is Nir Eyal, author of Hooked and expert on how the mind creates habits.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session262
More info...
37 min
April 12, 2017
SPI 261: SEO Self-Audit Checklist – An Interview with My Recent SEO Hire
Meet the mastermind behind the most recent SEO audit of SmartPassiveIncome.com, and learn what a pro like Sam McRoberts does to optimize search engine rankings.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session261
More info...
41 min
April 5, 2017
SPI 260: Undergoing a Website Overhaul with Rocket Code
The masterminds behind the Smart Passive Income site redesign talk through what makes a successful web design and how business owners can better communicate with their development teams.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session260
More info...
49 min
March 29, 2017
SPI 259: How to Set Up Your YouTube Channel to Win
Two expert YouTube travel vloggers share how to build a successful YouTube channel and their tips for creating video content viewers will love.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session259
More info...
52 min
March 22, 2017
SPI 258: The Productivity Project with Chris Bailey
Productivity expert and author Chris Bailey shares his research on the true nature of productivity and the habits that help us do more with our days.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session258
More info...
48 min
March 15, 2017
SPI 257: The Incredible Story Behind Kelsey Baldwin’s Business, Paper and Oats
On this episode of the SPI Podcast, Kelsey Baldwin shares the incredible story of how she built her business in the middle of a turbulent time in her life.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session257
More info...
36 min
March 8, 2017
SPI 256: Productivity and Frameworks with Mike Vardy from Productivityist
Productivity master Mike Vardy shares his favorite tools, tips, and frameworks for getting even more done with your workdays.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session256
More info...
49 min
March 1, 2017
SPI 255: Deep Work with Cal Newport
Cal Newport explores the concept of "deep work," reveals his strategies for practicing it, and shares more of his favorite tactics for improving focus and productivity.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session255
More info...
38 min
February 22, 2017
SPI 254: Lessons Learned While Testing and Launching My First Online Course
Launching my first online course, Smart from Scratch, feels like the perfect time to look back on my previous launch experiences and explore what I've learned about creating, testing, launching, and maintaining a product.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session254
More info...
44 min
February 15, 2017
SPI 253: How to Build Relationships with Influencers with Selena Soo
Here today is relationship-building expert and PR mastermind Selena Soo with advice for approaching influencers and forging connections with entrepreneurs you admire.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session253
More info...
51 min
February 8, 2017
SPI 252: Live Streaming Video and the Data that Proves Its Worth with Michael Stelzner
SocialMediaExaminer.com's Michael Stelzner joins me to explore the future of live streaming video, its exciting applications, and the tools you can use to get started.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session252
More info...
50 min
February 1, 2017
SPI 251: (In the Middle) Launching a New Course with New Entrepreneur, Sarah Argenal
I've had the pleasure of getting to know and mentor Sarah as she builds her online course for working parents, and today, we're going to check in on her progress.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session251
More info...
39 min
January 25, 2017
SPI 250: Stories of Failure that Turned Into Something Great
How often do you get to hear entrepreneurs open up about their failures? That's what I'm exploring in today's episode, thanks to ten brave folks who submitted stories about their darkest moments.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session250
More info...
47 min
January 18, 2017
SPI 249: Pivoting: How, When, & Why to Do It with Jenny Blake
Entrepreneur and pivoting expert Jenny Blake joins me to talk about her book, PIVOT, a handbook for navigating life's big turning points.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session249
More info...
42 min
January 11, 2017
SPI 248: The Art of Giving Gifts with John Ruhlin
Today's guest is John Ruhlin, professional gift-giver who has built a career teaching others how to give better gifts.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session248
More info...
36 min
January 4, 2017
SPI 247: The Epic Origin Story Behind The Walker Stalkers Brand
Joining me today are Eric and James of The Walker Stalkers, two guys who've built a massive, fan-driven business around their love of the hit AMC show, The Walking Dead.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session247
More info...
44 min
December 28, 2016
SPI 246: SPI Podcast Best of 2016
The Smart Passive Income Podcast has captured some fantastic conversations this year, so before the new year arrives, I want to revisit a few of the best ones.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session246
More info...
52 min
December 21, 2016
SPI 245: How Sol Orwell Builds Successful Businesses by Solving His Own Problems
Entrepreneur Sol Orwell joins me today to share his totally unique approach to business, and how he transforms obstacles into business opportunities.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session245
More info...
37 min
December 14, 2016
SPI 244: Bootstrapping a Startup with Nathan Barry from ConvertKit
ConvertKit Founder and CEO Nathan Barry shares his journey in bootstrapping a business and growing a software company from the ground up.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session244
More info...
52 min
December 7, 2016
SPI 243: How to Create Your Life Vision Plan with Michael Hyatt
Today's episode is all about goals: setting them, achieving them, and knowing when to change them. And who better to talk about achieving great things than Michael Hyatt?Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session243
More info...
47 min
November 30, 2016
SPI 242: How to Master Your PR with Christina Nicholson
PR professional Christina Nicholson shares her tips, tools, and resources for attracting coverage from media outlets and publicizing your business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session242
More info...
37 min
November 23, 2016
SPI 241: My Top 10 Most-Used Apps in 2016
Chris Ducker and I review our favorite business and productivity apps of the past year.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session241
More info...
59 min
November 16, 2016
SPI 240: Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of the Conferences You Attend
Conferences can be a thrilling, unforgettable way to connect with fellow entrepreneurs and learn from the online business community. Today, I'm answering questions about how and where to find the best conference experiences.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session240
More info...
31 min
November 9, 2016
SPI 239: Mentors and Masterminds with Ellory Wells
Ellory Wells is a passionate advocate of something too many entrepreneurs take for granted: mentorship. He's here today to explain why you should be surrounding yourself with business role models, supportive peers, and a network that holds you accountable to your goals.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session239
More info...
47 min
November 2, 2016
SPI 238: How Marco Schwartz Built a Business Based on the Internet of Things
Today's guest is another SPI listener success story, here to share how he built a unique online business around his home automation tutorials.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session238
More info...
31 min
October 26, 2016
SPI 237: An Online Business Success Story. . .in Knitting, with Lauren from Girly Knits
Today's guest has built a booming online business creating totally awesome knitting patterns, and she's here to tell us how it's done.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session237
More info...
32 min
October 19, 2016
SPI 236: Secrets and Science to Living the Good Life with Jonathan Fields
My guest today is my friend and mentor Jonathan Fields, creator of GoodLifeProject.com and author of How to Live a Good Life.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session236
More info...
37 min
October 12, 2016
SPI 235: Beyond the Gumball: How Matt Miller Built a Successful Vending Machine Business and Franchise
Today's guest has taken vending machine passive income to a whole new level, growing a hugely successful franchise and helping schools in the process.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session235
More info...
44 min
October 5, 2016
SPI 234: Teens Can Be Entrepreneurs Too, with Eva Baker
Eva Baker is one special entrepreneur. She runs a successful blog. She started her own conference. She does consulting. And did I mention she started it all while still a teenager?Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session234
More info...
28 min
September 28, 2016
SPI 233: A Not-So-Overnight Entrepreneurial Success Story with Shayna from Espresso English
Espresso English founder Shayna didn't give up when success didn't arrive overnight. Learn how she achieved online business success through steady progress and perseverance.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session233
More info...
33 min
September 21, 2016
SPI 232: How Lucas Hall Built and Sold an “Ultimate Resource” Blog
Today's guest has another passive income success story to share. Lucas Hall tells me how he built the "ultimate resource" for rental property owners, and how he made the decision to sell it.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session232
More info...
32 min
September 14, 2016
SPI 231: Attorney Roundtable: Money and Legal Considerations for Starting Out
I'm joined today by two lawyers, Richard and Alena, to talk through common legal considerations for entrepreneurs and the best ways to protect yourself as a business owner.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session231
More info...
65 min
September 7, 2016
SPI 230: From Deathly Afraid to Cool and Confident: My 5-Year Public Speaking Journey
In today's episode, we're going back to 2011, the first time I ever spoke in public. I'll break down all the things I got wrong about that first presentation, and everything I've done since to become a cooler and more confident public speaker.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session230
More info...
60 min
August 31, 2016
SPI 229: Tips for Building a Simple and Effective Website and Brand with Jess Catorc
Web designer and SPI listener Jess Catorc is here this week to share her web design tips for entrepreneurs, plus her own entrepreneurial journey to success.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session229
More info...
54 min
August 24, 2016
SPI 228: Taking Care of Yourself as an Entrepreneur with Jeff McMahon
Joining me today is my own virtual trainer, Jeff McMahon, with advice for getting active and setting your own fitness goals.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session228
More info...
38 min
August 17, 2016
SPI 227: 15 Entrepreneurs Answer: “What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Own Business”
In this week’s episode, I’ve asked 15 of my fellow entrepreneurs for to share their advice on starting a business with you. Here's what each of them wishes they had known before they started their business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session227
More info...
50 min
August 10, 2016
SPI 226: Defeating the “Curse of Knowledge” and How Jason Brown Built His Successful Online Business
In today's episode, it's my pleasure to introduce you to another Smart Passive Income success story. Meet Jason Brown of TheBrownReport.com, a site where Jason where teaches ordinary people how to start investing in the stock market.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session226
More info...
45 min
August 3, 2016
SPI 225: Meet the Flynn Family (the ones who really run the show), with April, Keoni, and Kailani
My guests today are the reason I do what I do. They're what motivate me to dream big, follow through on my goals, and maintain a balanced life. Here with me are my wife and my two kids: April, Keoni, and Kailani.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session225
More info...
48 min
July 27, 2016
SPI 224: Hack Teaching—A Discussion about Education and Getting Results with Mark Barnes
My guest today is Hack Learning's Mark Barnes, an educator and author who wants to transform how we teach.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session224
More info...
37 min
July 20, 2016
SPI 223: Over the Shoulder—How John Lee Dumas Launched a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
My guest today is none other than John Lee Dumas, host of Entrepreneur on Fire, here to talk about his remarkable success selling a product through Kickstarter.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session223
More info...
62 min
July 13, 2016
SPI 222: The Right Products at the Right Price Point with Ramit Sethi
Ramit Sethi is back, with more insights on designing the perfect online product at the ideal price point for your audience.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session222
More info...
52 min
July 6, 2016
SPI 221: An Unknown Way to Boost Sales and Increase the Size of Your List—Back with an SPI Student
My guest today is a Smart Passive Income "student," here to share the innovative strategy he's used to earn affiliates and grow his business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session221
More info...
53 min
June 29, 2016
SPI 220: An Interview with Make-A-Wish Co-Founder, Frank Shankwitz
I'm honored to introduce you to Frank Shankwitz, one of the founders of an extraordinary non-profit called the Make-A-Wish Foundation.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session220
More info...
33 min
June 22, 2016
SPI 219: How Meghan Telpner’s Culinary Nutrition Academy Makes You Rethink Traditional Online Courses
My guest today is Meghan Telpner, creator of an incredibly successful online certification course for aspiring nutritionists. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session219
More info...
36 min
June 15, 2016
SPI 218: Starting an Online Course? Best Practices and Getting People to Follow Through with Ankur from Teachable.com
My guest today is the founder and CEO of Teachable.com, a platform that helps online course creators like me make money providing valuable instruction to their audience. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session218
More info...
34 min
June 8, 2016
SPI 217: Brik Book and How Brett Miller Quit His 6-Figure Job to Build LEGOs
Brett Miller, creator of Brik Book, joins me to discuss selling physical products, from testing and marketing to manufacturing and shipping. Plus, we have a surprise just for SPI listeners! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session217
More info...
44 min
June 1, 2016
SPI 216: Your Habits and the Story Behind Pavlok with Maneesh Sethi
Maneesh Sethi joins me today to talk about Pavlok, a wearable device that helps you break unwanted habits. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session216
More info...
32 min
May 25, 2016
SPI 215: How to Keep Up With Your Editorial Calendar (and How to Get Ahead)
I'd like you to meet Janna, my Managing Editor, who's had an incredible impact on the consistency and quality of the content I make here on SmartPassiveIncome.com. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session215
More info...
36 min
May 18, 2016
SPI 214: How to Master Content Marketing with Neil Patel
Neil Patel is back for another awesome episode, and this time he's sharing content marketing advice every single blogger should hear. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session214
More info...
37 min
May 11, 2016
SPI 213: Gary Vaynerchuk on “Why Snapchat Matters”
This business mastermind, author, and host of The #AskGaryVee Show is here to teach me everything he knows about the explosive new social platform, Snapchat. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session213
More info...
24 min
May 4, 2016
SPI 212: Inside a Coaching Call with Pat—Redesigning USA Weightlifting
In this episode, John Filippini joins me in a coaching call. We review his weightlifting business to determine how best to help it move forward. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session212
More info...
46 min
April 27, 2016
SPI 211: How to Know What You Were Born To Do with Chris Guillebeau
This week, it's my pleasure to introduce Chris Guillebeau, author of Born for This and inspiring role model for living a rewarding, purpose-driven life. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session211
More info...
36 min
April 20, 2016
SPI 210: How to Automate Your Business to Save Time and Make More Money with Dana Malstaff
Joining me this week is the amazing Dana Malstaff, CEO and founder of Boss-Mom.com, a community that provides online resources and support for entrepreneurs who also happen to be moms. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session210
More info...
45 min
April 13, 2016
SPI 209: The Power of Community—How Noah Bradley Made Art Camp
Today's guest is Noah Bradley, an incredible visual artist and founder of a phenomenal community and online school called Art Camp. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session209
More info...
41 min
April 7, 2016
SPI 208: Smart Passive Income Gets a Makeover! Why I Redesigned a Website That Wasn’t Broken
Last summer, I asked you guys how I was doing. I took that feedback to heart, and now, I get to share some of the very exciting results of that work with you. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session208
More info...
52 min
March 30, 2016
SPI 207: The Voice Within and Jess Lively’s Journey from Jewelry to Over $200k in Online Business Revenue
Jess Lively is here to explore what can happen when entrepreneurs listen to their own intuition—and how it's impacted her journey to a successful career as a business coach. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session207
More info...
50 min
March 23, 2016
SPI 206: How SPI Reader Robert Duff Is Building Passive Income with Books on Amazon
Here with me this week is Robert Duff, Ph.D., a psychologist who's supplementing his income by selling his books on Amazon. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session206
More info...
37 min
March 16, 2016
SPI 205: How Simple Green Smoothies Used “Challenges” to Grow from 0 to 200k Subscribers in a Year
Meet Jadah Sellner, co-founder of Simple Green Smoothies, a truly exciting online business that's transforming the health of its community. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session205
More info...
41 min
March 9, 2016
SPI 204: Snack on This—How Sean Kelly Built SnackNation (and the Bigger Meaning Behind It)
Meet Sean Kelly, the founder of a very special company, SnackNation, that's changing how we snack. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session204
More info...
41 min
March 2, 2016
SPI 203: How to Command Any Conversation, Meeting, or Interaction You Have with Michael Port
Michael Port is the author of Book Yourself Solid and the new Steal the Show, and he's a master of commanding conversations.
More info...
46 min
February 24, 2016
SPI 202: How SPI Helped Zephan Blaxberg Make the Leap
Zephan Blaxberg took a leap of faith, chased after his passion, and found himself achieving more success than he ever dreamed. Podcast show notes available here: Podcast show notes available here:
More info...
35 min
February 18, 2016
SPI 201: How Chef Allison Schaaf Built a Newsletter-Based Business—The Story of PrepDish
Allison Schaaf took something she loves—helping people create amazing meals in their own homes—and turned it into a sustainable online business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session201.
More info...
32 min
February 11, 2016
SPI 200: How Deleting a Third of Your Content Can Triple Your Traffic—How to Do a Content Audit with Todd Tresidder
For my 200th episode, Todd Tresidder joins me to tell you all about the awesome power of content auditing.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session200
More info...
53 min
February 3, 2016
SPI 199: The Marketing Effort Behind Will It Fly?
Will It Fly? has launched, and I want to introduce a few of the people who made its release such a success.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session199
More info...
43 min
January 27, 2016
SPI 198: Building a Book Launch “Street Team” (Plus Pre-Order)
Meet Daniel Decker, the man behind the Will It Fly? launch team.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session198
More info...
28 min
January 20, 2016
SPI 197: Behind the Scenes of Writing Will It Fly?
Today, I'm talking about the "why" and the "how" of writing my new book, Will It Fly?Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session197
More info...
40 min
January 13, 2016
SPI 196: How to Level Up Your Life with Steve Kamb
Steve Kamb from Nerd Fitness joins me to talk about his new book, Level Up Your Life.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session196
More info...
51 min
January 6, 2016
SPI 195: Carrie Clark and Her SPI Reader Success Story
I'm kicking off 2016 with an incredible success story from a very special guest, Carrie Clark.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session195
More info...
35 min
December 30, 2015
SPI 194: (Updated Recording) Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 3
Learn how to explore passive income business models that will help you break free from trading your time for money once and for all.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session194
More info...
43 min
December 23, 2015
SPI 193: (Updated Recording) Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 2
Part two of my updated episode regarding generating passive income online, plus wisdom I've gathered from my own experiences with passive income.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session193
More info...
60 min
December 16, 2015
SPI 192: (Updated Recording) Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 1
Get my updated information regarding generating passive income online, plus wisdom I've gathered from my own experiences with passive income.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session192
More info...
49 min
December 9, 2015
SPI 191: When a Product Launch Doesn’t Go as Planned: Inside a Coaching Call with Pat and Robert Kibbe
On today's show, I'm sharing a coaching call with Robert Kibbe about everything that happens when a product launch doesn't pan out.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session191
More info...
53 min
December 2, 2015
SPI 190: Step-by-Step Product Creation with Bryan Harris
Today I've got Bryan Harris on the show to talk about his step-by-step formulas for designing, launching, and maximizing profit from your online product.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session190
More info...
70 min
November 25, 2015
SPI 189: Entrepreneurship and Life with Aaron Walker
On this episode, I have Aaron Walker with me. He offers up a lifetime of wisdom on how to thrive—both professionally and personally—as an entrepreneur.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session189
More info...
40 min
November 19, 2015
SPI 188: Patreon: A Potential Alternative for Generating an Income Online
On this episode, I speak with Patreon founder Jack Conte and podcaster Tom Merritt about funding your business through recurring donations from fans.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session188
More info...
37 min
November 12, 2015
SPI 187: How to Run a Successful Affiliate Marketing Campaign (as the Product Owner) with Lewis Howes
Lewis Howes joins me to discuss how to run an affiliate program as the product creator. He shares his favorite strategies and tools for a successful launch.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session187
More info...
43 min
November 4, 2015
SPI 186: How to Become a Successful Affiliate Marketer
In this episode, I cover my top rules for becoming an affiliate marketer, three tools you should have in your toolbox, and some common affiliate myths.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session186
More info...
48 min
October 29, 2015
SPI 185: Solving a Problem by Building It Yourself—The Story Behind ConvertKit with Nathan Barry
Today's guest is Nathan Barry, creator of ConvertKit, the email system designed specifically for bloggers. Nathan shares tips for surveying clients and building trust over time.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session185
More info...
41 min
October 21, 2015
SPI 184: Psychological Strategies to Get More People to Open Your Emails, Read Your Copy, and Click on Links with Derek Halpern
Derek Halpern from Social Triggers is back to share strategies for getting more people to open your emails, read your copy, and click your links.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session184
More info...
57 min
October 10, 2015
SPI 183: Listener Success Story: From Masters Degree to Maestro of Online Business with Julian Bradley
In this listener success story, jazz musician Julian Bradley shares how his online business grew out of his successful YouTube tutorials and ebook sales.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session183
More info...
39 min
October 7, 2015
SPI 182: Frameworks for Writing Copy That Converts with Ray Edwards
I struggle to write great copy that drives conversions without sounding sleazy. On this episode, my friend Ray Edwards shares actionable tips for writing great copy that converts.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session182
More info...
60 min
September 30, 2015
SPI 181: From Welfare to Nearly $1 Million with Kimra Luna
Kimra Luna went from living on welfare to running a thriving online business. Join us to hear her tips for growing an online business from scratch.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session181
More info...
47 min
September 23, 2015
SPI 180: Two Woodworkers and How They Make a Full-Time Income from Their Craft with David Picciuto and Bob Clagett
Today I'm talking with woodworkers David Picciuto and Bob Clagett about how they have been able to build successful businesses with their craft.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session180
More info...
46 min
September 16, 2015
SPI 179: New & Underused Methods for Building Your Email List (on Your Podcast & Other Content Platforms) with Tim Paige
My guest today is Tim Paige, an email list-building expert, and the host of the ConversionCast podcast. He shares tips you can apply to any channel of your business.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session179
More info...
40 min
September 9, 2015
SPI 178: The Ask Formula—How to Discover Exactly What Your Audience Will Buy (Even If You Don’t Have a Following) with Ryan Levesque
Ryan Levesque is the survey master. In this episode, he walks you through his in-depth, super-actionable strategies for asking your audience what they want to buy.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session178
More info...
62 min
September 2, 2015
SPI 177: Periscope—Another Fad or the Next Big Thing?
Chris Ducker is back, and he wants to tell you about all things Periscope. It's a whole new frontier for interacting with your community.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session177
More info...
83 min
August 26, 2015
SPI 176: Backlinking—What’s Working and Is It Even Still Important with Brian Dean from Backlinko.com
Brian Dean of Backlinkob is here to share his expertise on backlinking, including what's working, what's not, and why backlinking matters.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session176
More info...
63 min
August 19, 2015
SPI 175: The 8-Year Hobby Blog That Quickly Transformed into a 6-Figure Per Month Business with Kirk Du Plessis
Listen to Kirk Du Plessis of OptionAlpha.com chat about how his hobby blog transformed quickly into a business that's earning him six figures per month.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session175
More info...
35 min
August 12, 2015
SPI 174: How to Invest the Passive Income You Earn from Business with Ryan Moran
Ryan Moran stops by the show to talk about maximizing business earnings, how to invest, diversified income streams, building wealth for the future.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session174
More info...
60 min
August 5, 2015
SPI 173: Tips for Staying Consistent with Your Editorial Calendar with Garrett Moon from CoSchedule.com
Listen to Garrett Moon of CoSchedule talk about making your editorial calendar work for you—no matter what kind of content you create for your followers.Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session173
More info...
43 min
July 30, 2015
SPI 172: Game Changing Business Growth with Peter Voogd
I can’t wait for you to meet today’s amazing guest: He’s Peter Voogd, and he’s the leading authority on Gen Y entrepreneurship. As CEO of GameChangersMovement.com, Peter has trained nearly 5,000 young entrepreneurs. He draws on the wealth of experience he’s gathered from his own career (which started before he even hit high school) to teach aspiring business owners how to take charge of their lives, their money, and their aspirations. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session172
More info...
48 min
July 22, 2015
SPI 171: A Crash Course on Copywriting with Nikki Elledge Brown
I’d like you to meet Nikki Elledge Brown, a.k.a. your Communication Stylist. If you’re ready to get serious about your writing and communication skills, this is the episode for you. As a self-declared Communication Stylist, Nikki is an expert at helping people uncover their unique voice and become smarter communicators. Like any top-notch stylist, Nikki’s approach to coaching isn’t about changing who you are or what you sound like. Instead, she provides strategies and tools to help you stay 100% authentic, whether you’re writing a from-the-heart blog post or a page of sales copy. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session171
More info...
40 min
July 15, 2015
SPI 170: The Secrets of a Successful Product Launch with Ramit Sethi
Ramit Sethi is here again, and this time, he’s offering up everything you need to know to launch an online product. Today, you’ll get all the dos and don’ts of preparing for a successful launch, as well as expert advice on how to generate both maximum profit and maximum impact in those crucial first days. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session170
More info...
64 min
July 8, 2015
SPI 169: How Nathan Chan Built a 6-Figure Digital Magazine and the Marketing Strategies We Can All Use
Just about every business owner starts from scratch. Today’s guest did, too, but in a totally unique way. He’s Nathan Chan, creator of Foundr Magazine, an entirely digital publication. When Nathan first built Foundr Magazine, he knew he was headed into unique, unfamiliar territory. Without tried-and-true methods to fall back on, Nathan found himself learning through experience every step of the way. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session169
More info...
53 min
July 1, 2015
SPI 168: Multiple Successful Businesses in Multiple Niches with Scott Turner
Running a successful online business takes serious effort. Today’s guest doesn’t just run one successful online business—he runs several! I first connected with Scott Turner through his company Green Building Education Services when I was just starting out, building my own Green Exam Academy. When I re-connected with him at the 1-Day Business Breakthrough, I realized that Scott hadn’t just stopped there. He’d launched several businesses across a variety of niches. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session168
More info...
39 min
June 24, 2015
SPI 167: Chalene Johnson and the Lowdown on Lifers
You might know today’s guest as a fitness guru. But Chalene Johnson hasn’t stopped there—she’s also an inspiring entrepreneur and the leader of a tribe of amazing, committed fans. Chalene’s career has grown beyond the fitness industry to include all kinds of businesses, lifestyle coaching, and podcasts like Build Your Tribe. When Chalene invited me to her event, The Success Summit, I didn’t know what to expect. What I found was incredible: an amazing event full of raving fans that Chalene calls her “Lifers.” I knew I had to have her on the show to share her insights on building a following. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session167
More info...
51 min
June 17, 2015
SPI 166: The 2015 Halfway Point—Goal Status and Future of SPI
Let’s take a break from strategy to check in with ourselves. We’re halfway through 2015. What progress have you made on your goals for this year? What have you learned? What else does 2015 have in store for you? In this episode, you’ll hear my own, personal answers to those questions. I’ll walk you through my year so far, the goals I’ve reached, and the lessons I’ve learned. I’ve got a few announcements, too, that I’m eager to share with you. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session166
More info...
41 min
June 10, 2015
SPI 165: Susan Petersen from Freshly Picked on Selling Moccasins and Her BOOMING Online Retail Business
I can’t wait for you to meet today’s guest, who’s an incredible success story from the online retail world: Susan Petersen of Freshly Picked. Since starting out as an early Etsy entrepreneur, Susan’s had an amazing journey, including an appearance on Shark Tank, a partnership with Nordstrom, and now, a million-dollar online business selling baby moccasins. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session165
More info...
39 min
June 3, 2015
SPI 164: Michael O’Neal from Solopreneur Hour Talk Shop—His Success Journey and Actionable Tips for Interviews
Michael is the host of Solopreneur Hour, a podcast with a totally unique style—a style I’m borrowing from today. Michael has mastered the art of interviewing. His approach as an interviewer allows his guests to reveal surprising sides of themselves they might not usually get to share on industry podcasts. He’s an expert at establishing a rapport, asking questions, entertaining his audience, and simply allowing his guests to have a great time. If you’d like to hear a great example of top-notch interviewing, listen in. You’ll hear Michael’s podcasting tips, his journey to creating Solopreneur Hour, and the amazing stories he’s collected along the way. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session164
More info...
54 min
May 27, 2015
SPI 163: Michael Hyatt on the Secrets of Team Building and Leadership
It’s such a pleasure to have Michael Hyatt as my guest this week. Michael is a truly inspirational leader, and he brings an amazing wealth of wisdom and experience with him. He’s talking with me today about something close to home for every entrepreneur: being a leader and building your team. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session163
More info...
42 min
May 20, 2015
SPI 162: A First-Timer’s $130,208 Product Launch
My guest today, Nick Stephenson, heard David Siteman Garland talk with me about creating online courses back in Session 136. Nick took action, and by the time his product launch rolled around, he was crushing it. Just how much was he crushing it? The answer’s right there in this episode’s title—his online course for fiction writers, YourFirst10kReaders.com, launched at over $130,000. Nick’s here today to reveal just how he did that. He’ll share the tools he used and steps he took to conceptualize, develop, and launch his online course. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session162
More info...
40 min
May 13, 2015
SPI 161: How to Stand Out of the Crowd with Dorie Clark
My guest today is a woman who knows what she’s talking about when it comes to finding great ideas. Dorie Clark is a phenomenal writer, speaker, and business professor—but she didn’t get there overnight. Starting out as a marketing consultant, she spent years writing book proposals and facing rejection. It wasn’t until her blog post “How to Re-Invent Your Personal Brand” appeared in the Harvard Business Review that she knew she’d found something special—her breakthrough idea. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session161
More info...
55 min
May 6, 2015
SPI 160: People Over Profit with Dale Partridge
My mantra for the next few years is “Think bigger.” How can I think beyond business and profit toward bigger causes and social good? I find it so exciting that I’ve met so many amazing people who help me think bigger every day—people like Lewis Howes, Adam Braun, and today’s guest, Dale Partridge. Dale is the author of a brand-new book called People Over Profit, as well as the founder of a host of incredible online businesses. In the midst of a successful career as an entrepreneur, Dale started to ask himself how he could do something bigger with his business. He found that the answer didn’t have to do with bigger profits—it was all about helping other people. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session160
More info...
35 min
April 29, 2015
SPI 159: The Best Practices for Increasing Sales with Your Autoresponder Email Series
This week, we’re talking about a simple thing that can have a huge positive impact on your business: email marketing and the power of an autoresponder series. Dan runs CLVBoost.com, a consultancy he started after building his martial arts training business from the ground up. Dan’s become a master of building a subscriber base, sequencing emails, and sending the right messages to the right audience. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session159
More info...
61 min
April 22, 2015
SPI 158: How to Productize Your Service-Based Business
This episode is all about productizing your service-based business. With me this week is productization all-star Brian Casel, founder of Casjam.com. If you’re curious how to go about productizing your service, what service you should choose, or what’s worked for others, Brian has answers for you. He’s drawing on his own experience as a web developer to bring you advice for delegating, streamlining, and standardizing your service. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session158
More info...
48 min
April 15, 2015
SPI 157: The Art of Rejection with Jia Jiang
I first saw today’s guest on a TED Talk. His name is Jia Jiang, and his talk was titled, “Surprising Lessons from 100 Days of Rejection.” It’s one of those TED Talks you start watching and find you can’t stop—it’s that good. I bet a lot of us can relate to Jia’s struggle with rejection. It’s the kind of fear that keeps us from taking risks and seeking out life-changing opportunities, because we’re so afraid of hearing the word “no.” That’s why I had to bring him on to share his story with you. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session157
More info...
42 min
April 8, 2015
SPI 156: The Story Behind Abel James and the Success of Fat Burning Man
This week’s guest comes to us from the fitness world. He’s Abel James, who I got to know last year when he won an award for his incredible podcast, Fat Burning Man. Abel didn’t just stop at podcasting—his Fat Burning Man brand also includes a wildly successful book and mobile app. He’s built a multimedia franchise in an extremely saturated field, and he’s done it all without any of the sleaze that plagues so much of the fitness industry. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session156
More info...
53 min
April 1, 2015
SPI 155: Inside One of My Weekly Mastermind Meetings
Joey Korneman runs SchoolofMotion.com, an online resource for motion designers, and he’s been working hard to grow his business. Joey brought his questions and challenges to the mastermind group, and we offered our insight and advice. A few months later, I reconnected with Joey to see how things were going. What I heard was amazing—Joey had taken what he learned from that mastermind group and used it to create incredible results, all in a few months. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session155
More info...
68 min
March 25, 2015
SPI 154: Behind the Scenes of SPI TV with Caleb Wojcik—Gear, Numbers, and Production Tips
This week’s guest is the amazing Caleb Wojcik, the video mastermind behind DIYVideoGuy.com and the videographer for my latest project, Smart Passive Income TV. Caleb’s sharing his expert knowledge on the gear and techniques you need to make killer video content. He’ll give his advice for launching a video podcast of your own, creating an efficient workflow, and producing high-quality video week after week. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session154
More info...
59 min
March 19, 2015
SPI 153: Systematizing—Pat and Mindy Talk AskPat and Our Productive Workflow
Back in Episode 138, I had a blast introducing you to the amazing people of Team Flynn. I got a ton of responses about one team member in particular: Mindy Holahan Peters. Mindy has an amazing brain for building and improving a workflow. She knows how to systematize and automate to keep things simple, time-saving, and super-effective. She’s also a master of podcast production, and she’ll be sharing the tools and tricks she uses to keep AskPat running at full steam. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session153
More info...
53 min
March 11, 2015
SPI 152: How a Guest Post Became a Product and The Story of Cole’s Classroom
When I met this week’s guest, Cole Humphus, two things stood out: the amazing story behind his online business and his generosity. Cole is the owner of Cole’s Classroom, an online resource for photographers. Cole had been offering his photography tips and videos for free when he stumbled upon a brilliant way to monetize his products. Just last week he left his day job to focus full time on his online photography business and the passive income lifestyle, all thanks to a passion project that turned into an incredibly successful online business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session152
More info...
49 min
March 4, 2015
SPI 151: How to Put on a Successful (and Profitable) Virtual Conference with Lain Ehmann
This week’s guest comes up a lot on this podcast, and rightly so—she’s got one amazing success story. Remember Lain Ehmann, who turned her scrapbooking hobby into a six-figure online business? She’s back with another crucial lesson for all you online entrepreneurs: the power of the virtual conference. A big part of Lain’s success has come from her virtual conferences, where hundreds of scrapbookers gather online to connect, trade ideas, and learn from invited instructors. Lain’s here to share what goes into creating a virtual conference, as well as the victories and challenges she’s faced along the way. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session151
More info...
50 min
February 25, 2015
SPI 150: A Day in the Life of Pat—My (New) Routine, Schedule, and Habits Shared
A few months ago, I added something new to my life: a morning routine. The results have been so dramatic that I had to share them with you all. That’s what this week’s episode is all about. I put together this routine after interviewing Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning in SPI Podcast Session #140, and after continually hearing other successful people rave about the power of their morning routine. They talked about how many aspects of their lives it transformed, from their productivity and focus to their health and personal life. I figured I had to give it a try. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session150
More info...
40 min
February 18, 2015
SPI 149: Dane Maxwell Interviews Pat Flynn
We’re doing something different today on the Smart Passive Income Podcast. Dane Maxwell is back on the show for his third time, but he’s not the guest—I am! As many of you know, I recently started something new in my approach to passive income: software. It’s been an exciting process, and I wanted to share with you why I decided to create a software business, how I did it, and what my results have been so far. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session149
More info...
76 min
February 11, 2015
SPI 148: (By Popular Demand) The Story Behind The Success of Food Blog Pinch of Yum with Lindsay and Bjork
My two guests today are here by popular demand. That’s right—so many of you told me to get these two on the show, and here they are! I’ve got Lindsay and Bjork here to talk about their hugely successful food blog, Pinch of Yum. In this episode, Lindsay breaks down exactly when and how she quit her job as an elementary school teacher—a job she loved—to pursue her passion for cooking and sharing recipes. Bjork shares how he jumped on to the project, maintaining and monetizing the site. You’ll hear specific numbers on traffic, monthly income, and how long it took to get there. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session148
More info...
48 min
February 4, 2015
SPI 147: Behind the Scenes of a Thriving and Active Membership Site with Corbett, Chase, and Barrett from Fizzle.co
Corbett Barr, Chase Reeves, and Barrett Brooks are the masterminds behind one of most well-run, engaged, and high-quality membership sites out there. You might remember Corbett from our interview back in 2012, where he talked about his project ThinkTraffic.net. Since then, he’s joined forces with Chase and Barrett to create Fizzle.co, a membership site that provides a huge library of resources to aspiring business owners. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session147
More info...
62 min
January 29, 2015
SPI 146: Product Validation and Pre-Selling—A Real Life Example with Jarrod Robinson
I’m so stoked for you to meet my guest this week. He’s Jarrod Robinson of ThePEGeek.com, and he’s had amazing success with his digital products thanks to pre-selling. Jarrod’s here to walk you through just how he’s able to guarantee a profit before the product is out the door. Jarrod has built over 60 iOS apps, but he’s not a software developer—he’s a PE teacher. Jarrod has a passion for integrating technology into physical education in meaningful ways, and he builds his products for other educators like himself. Talk about a niche within a niche within a niche! But as Jarrod reveals in this episode, you don’t have to have an audience of millions to create a successful product. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session146
More info...
39 min
January 23, 2015
SPI 145: How to Become a Contributing Writer on Large Media Sites—From Bread Delivery to Content Delivery with Kimanzi Constable
Ready to hear an amazing story? Because that’s what Kimanzi Constable has brought with him today. I can’t wait for you to hear how this guy went from delivering bread to becoming an author with 82,000 books sold. Before he got published, Kimanzi worked a job he hated. While working late nights, he listened to podcasts like this one and kept a journal of thoughts and ideas. He got inspired to turn those ideas into an eBook, and he set out to self-publish. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session145
More info...
46 min
January 16, 2015
SPI 144: Building a Million Dollar Business in 12 Months with Ryan Moran
Here with me this week, by popular demand, is e-commerce superstar Ryan Moran from Freedom Fast Lane. Ryan’s going to walk you through building a business selling through Amazon, using one of his own companies as a model. You’ll get the nitty-gritty details of choosing a product, creating your inventory, and making Amazon work for you. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session144
More info...
53 min
January 8, 2015
SPI 143: Actionable Email Marketing Strategies and How to 3X Revenue Using Your Autoresponder with Steve Chou
I’ve got an amazing guest this week, and he’s brought tons of great, actionable advice along with him. He’s Steve Chou from MyWifeQuitHerJob.com. If you use autoresponder sequences in your online business, you know that strategy is everything. Steve’s here to share how a few email sequencing tweaks yielded massive results for his business. You’ll be able to use these actionable strategies to promote your own online course or product and start seeing results. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session143
More info...
50 min
January 2, 2015
SPI 142: How Paying Attention Paid Off for Joseph Michael, the Scrivener Coach
Welcome to 2015, everybody! I can’t think of a more perfect time to talk with Joseph Michael, the Scrivener Coach. He’s another passive income success story I can’t wait for you to meet. If getting focused and finding your next big idea are some of your New Year’s resolutions, you’ll want to hear Joseph’s story. Figuring out your particular expertise can be the biggest hurdle in getting your online product out the door. Listen to what Joseph has to say about smart listening and paying attention. I guarantee he’ll give you the boost you need! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session142
More info...
53 min
December 26, 2014
SPI 141: The Biggest Lessons I Learned from 2014 and How We’re Going to Crush 2015
As 2014 rounds out, I didn’t want to miss the opportunity to reflect on this year with you all and share what’s on my mind. This week, I’m speaking from the heart. I’m going to talk through the big life lessons I learned this year, and how we—you and I—are going to kill it in 2015. With that inspiration in mind, here are my 10 Biggest Lessons from 2014. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session141
More info...
44 min
December 18, 2014
SPI 140: Productivity and the Early Morning Routine with Hal Elrod
I can’t wait for you to hear the amazing story this week’s guest has to share. He’s Hal Elrod, a best-selling author, keynote speaker, success coach, and all-around inspiring guy. Hal’s here this week to share how he became a productivity master, and bounced back from huge life setbacks, with the help of a morning routine. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session140
More info...
49 min
December 10, 2014
SPI 139: How to Work a Room and Socialize for Success with Susan RoAne
I am so excited for you to meet this week’s guest: Susan RoAne. She’s generous, she’s brilliant, and she’s been a huge inspiration to me—she even manages to make me blush in this episode. Her superpower? How to work a room. Susan was one of 1,200 teachers who lost their jobs during a massive layoff of San Francisco public school teachers. She got the idea to start a career change workshop, designed specifically for teachers. The next thing she knew, she had 100 people on her waiting list. That workshop became a book, and that book led to many more books. Now, she’s helping thousands of people network, mingle, and feel comfortable in any room. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session139
More info...
48 min
December 4, 2014
SPI 138: Meet Team Flynn—My Trip to Columbus and a Big Decision I Need to Make by 2015
This week, I’m giving you a little glimpse behind the scenes and into the future of Smart Passive Income, and I’m doing it in the style of a podcast that I’ve recently been pulling inspiration from – Startup by Alex Blumberg. Many of you know I recently made a trip to Columbus, OH to meet my team and plan for 2015. On the trip, I decided to turn on the voice recorder on my iPhone and capture some of those conversations, and after hours of editing (seriously, this style of podcasting takes a load of time!), I’m excited to share this story, this account of my trip with you. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session138
More info...
35 min
November 27, 2014
SPI 137: A Product Launch Sequence That Works—How to Create a 3-Part Video Series with Amy Porterfield
This week, I’m joined by none other than Amy Porterfield! You might know Amy for her social media strategies or from her podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy, where she dishes out the insight and expertise that’s made her the Facebook Queen. In this episode, she’s here to share her secret weapon for creating a killer launch: the 3-Part Video Series. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session137
More info...
51 min
November 20, 2014
SPI 136: How to Build an Online Course That Sells with David Siteman Garland
In this session of the podcast, David treats us to his invaluable advice on creating and selling your own online course, something he’s helped loads of people in all different niches do already. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session136
More info...
82 min
November 13, 2014
SPI 135: How an Animator Built an Online Business by Being Transparent
My guest this week is Morr Meroz, an animator who runs BloopAnimation.com. As an animator straight out of art school, Morr wasn’t used to thinking about his creative career in business terms. He created film after film, attracting very little traffic on his YouTube channel, until the day he tried something different: he posted a video called “How to Make an Animated Movie”. The overwhelming response stunned him. He had attracted an audience simply by being transparent about his process. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session135
More info...
31 min
November 6, 2014
SPI 134: Crucial and Common WordPress Mistakes and How to Avoid Them with Dan from WP Curve
I’m very pleased to welcome Dan Norris to this week’s Smart Passive Income Podcast. Dan is the co-founder of WP Curve, a company every WordPress user needs to hear about. Even if you’re not on WordPress, there’s still a lot of great information to take away from this episode to improve your website experience and usability. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session134
More info...
61 min
October 31, 2014
SPI 133: Gary Vaynerchuk on “Right Hooks,” Physical Products, Book Publishing, App Marketing, and More
I’m incredibly excited to welcome back Gary Vaynerchuk to the show! Gary Vee has had a significant impact on my business personally, from the moment I picked up and read Crush It, to when I interviewed him for SPI Podcast Session #89 and he called me out on some things I wasn’t doing on social media. Since that point, I implemented his tips and have seen drastic results from them ever since. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session133
More info...
26 min
October 23, 2014
SPI 132: Social Media Strategies and Automation Tools with Laura Roeder
Over the past three months, I’ve been experimenting with a new social media automation tool and have been extremely pleased with the results. The tool is called Edgar, and I’m happy to welcome the founder, Laura Roeder, to the SPI Podcast today to talk all things social media and the principles behind her new automation and scheduling tool. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session132
More info...
54 min
October 16, 2014
SPI 131: Creating Creativity: Success Outside of the Box with Jason SurfrApp
I brought Jason of SurfrApp on today to talk about his creative (and different) approach to his work, and give us inspiration to be creative and be okay with the risks involved with being creative. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session131
More info...
33 min
October 10, 2014
SPI 130: Booking Yourself Solid: The Sales Process, Pricing, and More with Michael Port
Today I have the honor of welcoming Michael Port to the Smart Passive Income Podcast! If you don’t know the name, then you might know the book: Book Yourself Solid. For the past several years, Book Yourself Solid has become almost required reading in the world of business and entrepreneurship, and the principles from the book have become the standard. In today’s episode, we dive into elements of his book which include the fundamentals of the sales process, pricing strategies, and we also talk about public speaking as well—something I’ve been doing a lot of lately too. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session130
More info...
47 min
October 2, 2014
SPI 129: How to Scale Up Your Service Based Business with Josh Shipp
Today’s guest is Josh Shipp, a former at-risk foster kid turned successful entrepreneur who has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, 20/20, and was named to Inc. Magazine’s 30 under 30. He has a service-based business traveling around the country speaking to kids and families, and at one point he almost burned himself out from all of the travel. Luckily, he’s been able to scale his service-based business in a smart way that has allowed him to earn a 7-figure income, but more importantly, make a bigger impact with his target audience. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session129
More info...
70 min
September 25, 2014
SPI 128: [CASE STUDY] Manu Kalia—Taking an Offline Business and Productizing It Online
In today’s session, we have a chat with Manu Kalia, a physical therapist and exercise science specialist who shares how he successfully took his offline business and physical therapy practice online. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session128
More info...
38 min
September 19, 2014
SPI 127: Building a Successful E-Commerce Business and Private Labeling with Ryan and Daniel
Today I connect with Ryan Coisson and Daniel Audunsson from RyanandDaniel.com. They sell items on Amazon too, but have a completely different business model and are generating over $1,000,000 per month in revenue with a profit margin over 50 percent. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session127
More info...
52 min
September 11, 2014
SPI 126: How to Get Paid for Your IDEAS
You may have heard people say (including me) that ideas aren’t worth anything. An idea just sitting in your head can’t truly help anyone, and you definitely cannot make money from it until you execute and create. Well, today’s guest on The SPI Podcast, Stephen Key would most likely disagree, because you can get paid for your ideas. He has, and with over 30 different ideas that he’s licensed to other companies, he’s making millions. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session126
More info...
30 min
September 5, 2014
SPI 125: Small Secrets to Stay Mentally Focused and at the Top of Our Entrepreneurial Game
I have Shawn Stevenson on the show today to help us discover a few things we can do to maximize our output as entrepreneurs, and help us become our best selves and stay at the top of our game. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session125
More info...
60 min
September 2, 2014
SPI 124: Your Author Empire—Pick a Niche and Publish for Profit with Steve Scott
Like most communities that you’ll create online, there always seems to be a few standouts—people who rise to the top as the most helpful and active in the forum. One clear standout in this particular group is an author named Steve Scott, who is always offering his advice, responding to questions and sharing his success. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session124
More info...
44 min
August 21, 2014
SPI 123: Turning a So-So Blog into a So-Profitable Brand—Gretchen and Jason from Woodland Bakery
In this session of The SPI Podcast, I’m excited to welcome Gretchen and her partner Jason from Woodland Bakery Blog—a brand that Gretchen started out of a passion for baking. At first, things were fun and exciting but then after the “honeymoon period” ended, she kept it going but with less than stellar results. Some traffic, some income, but that’s it. That’s when she connected with Jason, who took her so-so brand and turned it into something extremely profitable. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session123
More info...
39 min
August 15, 2014
SPI 122: From Teachers to Totally Rocking It Online—Shane and Jocelyn Sams Share Their Success Story
Today I’d like to share an incredible success story packed with valuable strategies and actionable tips from not just one, but two people—a husband and wife combo who each have their own respective successful online businesses in completely different niches. Shane and Jocelyn Sams were teachers (Shane a teacher and football coach and Jocelyn a librarian) before they discovered the Smart Passive Income Podcast and gave online business a shot. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session122
More info...
42 min
August 7, 2014
SPI 121: A Crash Course on Charisma—A Guide to Winning In-Person Encounters with Jordan Harbinger
There’s an art to being charismatic, which is why I’m super excited to welcome Jordan Harbinger from The Art of Charm and The Art of Charm Podcast to the show today. He’s got an incredibly successful business teaching people how to be confident and put their best self forward, and he shares a TON of tips and strategies for us to help us do the same. If you’re going to any conferences or meetings anytime soon, this is definitely a podcast episode you should listen to. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session121
More info...
52 min
July 31, 2014
SPI 120: How to Create the Ultimate Flagship Product—From Research to Launch and Beyond with Ramit Sethi
The last time Ramit Sethi from IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com was on the SPI Podcast he dropped some huge knowledge bombs on us about the psychology of selling, and also gave us great, actionable advice on pricing our products. I invited Ramit to come back on the show for two specific reasons: A high demand from the audience; and to get into the deep details of one of his most successful products. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session120
More info...
56 min
July 24, 2014
SPI 119: What Is the “Minimum Marketable Event?” (And How Did LeadPages Use It To Go from Zero to 25K Customers in Less Than Two Years?)
In this episode, we recap a couple of the strategies that were talked about the last time (namely the ones I’ve implemented myself and the results), and we also get into some launch strategies as well, which were very interesting because he talked about things I’ve never heard of before, including something called the minimum marketable event. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session119
More info...
54 min
July 17, 2014
SPI 118: How to Raise Capital for Your Startup with Bill Glaser
The world of raising capital and startup funds is completely unknown to me, which is why I’m extremely happy to welcome Bill Glaser to the show today to tell us all about it. You may have an amazing idea in your head for a product or business that could only come to life if you had the funds to make it happen. If that’s the case, then this episode is for you. There are a lot of lessons to be learned here, even if you’re already established and simply want to grow and expand. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session118
More info...
55 min
July 10, 2014
SPI 117: Broke on a Friend’s Couch to Successful Entrepreneur with Dwight Peters of BackersHub
Today’s guest on the podcast, Dwight Peters, had started a number of different businesses that didn’t go according to plan, which eventually led him to going broke and having to stay on his friend’s couch while he figured out his next move. His perseverance paid off, however, because Dwight is now the founder of BackersHub, a successful online business that helps out those who utilize the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session117
More info...
29 min
July 3, 2014
SPI 116: Copywriting Tips and Formulas with Kevin Rogers
Copywriting—writing that’s meant to persuade people to take a specific action (like buying something)—is a crucial element of any online business. You can have great products, but if your copy is mediocre, your conversions will be mediocre too. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session116
More info...
43 min
June 28, 2014
SPI 115: 9000 Unread Emails to Inbox Zero: My Executive Assistant Shares How We Did It (and How You Can Too!)
In this episode, I’d like to introduce you to Jessica, my new executive assistant. She’s awesome. So awesome, in fact, that in a few weeks she was able to help me go from 9000+ unread emails, to now helping me consistently reach inbox zero each day. Jessica shares exactly how she tackled my problem, and it’s quite interesting to hear her talk about her first reactions to my inbox when I hired her. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session115
More info...
33 min
June 19, 2014
SPI 114: User Stories and BIG Project Production with My Team!
Whether you’re working with a team of your own or going solo, completing BIG projects beyond your normal editorial calendar can be an extremely difficult task. That’s why today I’m so happy to introduce you to the team members behind the production of my new SPI iOS application today: Matt Gartland (the producer), Dustin Tevis (the designer), and Ryan Nystrom (the developer). Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session114
More info...
49 min
June 12, 2014
SPI 113: An Interview with 10-Year-Old Entrepreneur, Enya Hixson
This interview was one of my all-time favorites. Why? Because it was with a 10-year old entrepreneur named Enya Hixson! I recently met Enya’s parents, Mike and Natalie, at Social Media Marketing World and after chatting about kids (which parents tend to often do with each other), I learned all about the businesses Enya was involved in, and was super inspired! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session113
More info...
13 min
June 6, 2014
SPI 112: How Matt Donley Quit to Go Full Time with His Side Gig—Even Though He’s Not an Expert
Today, I’m happy to welcome Matt Donley on the SPI podcast who is still working for himself and successfully running his online business. He owns a site called MasterSketchUp.com, which teaches people how to use SketchUp, a 3-D modeling software that I actually used for over a year when I was still in the architecture industry. We cover his entire story, including how he was able to break away from the 9 to 5 and launch a successful business from the side gig he had in his after work hours. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session112
More info...
54 min
May 31, 2014
SPI 111: The Life of a Brand New Visitor
In this solo session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I get into deep detail about several moments in the journey of a brand new visitor to your site, and it starts before they even get there. My goal is to get you thinking more about the user experience on your site, and use this session as an exercise to determine whether or not you’re addressing everything that you could. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session111
More info...
45 min
May 24, 2014
SPI 110: Tim Ferriss on Podcasting, Productivity, Experimentation, and if He Had to Start Over
I’m extremely happy to welcome Tim Ferriss back to the SPI Podcast! Tim is an unofficial mentor of mine and a huge inspiration for the Smart in Smart Passive Income. We cover a plethora of topics in this session, including his brand new #1 ranked podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show, why he started one, how he’s been experimenting with it and what he’s been struggling with. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session110
More info...
52 min
May 16, 2014
SPI 109: From Personal Trainer to Successful Self-Published Author and Podcaster with Vinnie Tortorich
I’m happy to welcome Vinnie from VinnieTortorich.com and author of Fitness Confidential: Adventures in the Weight-Loss Game to the SPI podcast to share his story with us. He gives us a lot of great tips for self-publishing, getting things done and standing out of the crowd. The fitness industry, as most of us know, is completely saturated, but even so he’s been able to create a top-rated iTunes podcast and self-publish a popular book with nearly 600 5-star reviews on Amazon. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session109
More info...
45 min
May 8, 2014
SPI 108: 8 Things That Pat Flynn Is Struggling with Right Now
One of the best questions you could ever ask your audience is: What are you struggling with right now? Many successful online entrepreneurs use this question to discover what pains, problems and issues their target audience has so they can better serve and provide solutions for them. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session108
More info...
54 min
May 2, 2014
SPI 107: How a Small Blog about Food Became a Big Deal with Lisa and Jason from 100 Days of Real Food
In 2010 after watching an episode of Oprah about where our food comes from, Lisa and Jason Leake decided to make a lifestyle change for their family and make better eating choices, while blogging and chronicling their journey. What happened next is awesome . . . Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session107
More info...
48 min
April 24, 2014
SPI 106: How to Get More Clients and Win in a Competitive Niche with Mary Beth Storjohann
In this session of The Smart Passive Income, I’m happy to welcome Mary Beth Storjohann from WorkableWealth.com to the show! Mary Beth and I met last year at The Financial Blogger Conference, and ever since then I’ve been extremely impressed with her approach to her work and making a name for herself in the very competitive space of personal finance. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session106
More info...
36 min
April 17, 2014
SPI 105: S.P.L.A.T.—The Neuroscience Behind a Great Presentation, a Solid Pitch, and Total Attention
In this episode, we cover S.P.L.A.T., which serves as a way to remember 5 important aspects of audience engagement and better presenting our ideas. What’s cool is that Bryan, who has read and listened to SPI for a while, also saw me speak in Vegas earlier this year and pulls a lot of examples from my own teaching and how it aligns with neuroscience and what’s happening in our heads. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session105
More info...
60 min
April 10, 2014
SPI 104: The Dark Side of Online Business, Blogging, and Success
Building a successful online business or blog doesn’t happen overnight, but beyond that, it’s not always pretty and positive either. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been doing this for a while, you will always come across some of the negative aspects of being online, and I think it’s important to talk about these things and be real with you about what might be ahead, so you can be better prepared and understand that you’re not alone. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session104
More info...
56 min
April 1, 2014
SPI 103: Stop Being a Superhero. It’s Killing Your Business (and You)
I'm joined today by Chris Ducker, my best friend and founder of Live2Sell, ChrisDucker.com, and Youpreneur. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session103
More info...
58 min
March 24, 2014
SPI 102: How to Create Extraordinary Change and Transform the World with Adam Braun of Pencils of Promise
In this session, Adam and I discuss how he was able to create his world changing organization, but beyond that we talk about thinking bigger—beyond ourselves—and also how to apply business strategies to dramatically change and transform the world. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session102
More info...
35 min
March 17, 2014
SPI 101: A Look into the Business of One Smart Passive Income Student
In less than a year, Ken has setup a successful niche site at MagicTricksforKids.org, which is already generating some earnings for him. Beyond that, many new opportunities have come about as a result of starting this site, and you can tell just how much fun he’s having with it. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session101
More info...
67 min
March 6, 2014
SPI 100: A Look Back with Two People Who Changed My Life
I’m happy to welcome Jeremy Frandsen and Jason Van Orden from Internet Business Mastery on episode 100 today! They are the hosts of that very first podcast where I was introduced to the idea of online business, and I can’t thank them enough for what they’ve done for me, both indirectly through their show and directly later on. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session100
More info...
56 min
February 27, 2014
SPI 099: Buying Stuff and Selling It on Amazon (For 6 Figures a Year!) with Jessica and Cliff Larrew
I’m extremely happy to introduce Jessica and Cliff Larrew, a married couple (and team!) who have decided to walk away from the 9 to 5 lifestyle and instead build a business which allows them to live very comfortably and have freedom and flexibility with their time. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session99
More info...
43 min
February 20, 2014
SPI 098: Millionaires and Mastermind Groups with Jaime Tardy (and How She Got Me to Say Yes)
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m happy to welcome my dear friend and fellow mastermind group member, Jaime Tardy from Eventual Millionaire to the show! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session98
More info...
53 min
February 14, 2014
SPI 097: John Lee Dumas on His 6-Figure Month, Facebook Webinar Strategy, and Adding Sponsors to Your Show
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m honored to bring back for a second time, John Lee Dumas from Entrepreneur on Fire! We start by breaking down his recent 6-figure month, and we get into the specific strategies that he’s using that are working really well right now. We also have a back-and-forth conversation about sponsorships—more specifically selling advertising spots in podcast episodes. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session97
More info...
69 min
February 6, 2014
SPI 096: How to Make a Living Selling Your Artwork Online with Cory Huff from The Abundant Artist
Every month I get a handful of emails from artists—painters, crafts people, musicians, and actors—who are looking to create a reliable stream of income online by selling their artwork over the internet. Selling art, however, is not easy and something that I have yet to experience myself, which is why I’m excited to welcome Cory Huff from The Abundant Artist to the show. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session96
More info...
41 min
January 27, 2014
SPI 095: The DOs and DON’Ts of Online Video with Caleb Wojcik
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m happy to welcome Caleb Wojcik from Fizzle.co and DIYvideoguide.com to the show! Today, we’re talking all about creating videos. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session95
More info...
49 min
January 17, 2014
SPI 094: 5 Proven Content Creation Tips to Help You Maximize the Impact of Your Information
In this session, I’ll be sharing 5 carefully selected content creation tips to help you maximize the impact you have with the information you share, no matter what form of content you’re creating: blog posts, podcast episodes, videos, webinars, and even live presentations. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session94
More info...
45 min
December 27, 2013
SPI 093: How to Make Next Year the Best Year Ever! Goal Setting, Resistance, and Priorities with Michael Hyatt
It's that time of the year when goal setting is on our minds, but how do we make sure we accomplish those goals we set out to achieve? Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session93
More info...
42 min
December 20, 2013
SPI 092: The Psychology of Selling and How to Price Your Products with Ramit Sethi
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m stoked to welcome Ramit Sethi from I Will Teach You to Be Rich to the podcast! Ramit’s blog is one of the first blogs I ever subscribed to back in 2006 when I was still working at an architecture firm before I had any idea I would eventually create businesses of my own. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session92
More info...
43 min
December 13, 2013
SPI 091: Mixing Online Business with Offline Marketing Strategies—Direct Response with Kim Walsh-Phillips
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, my guest and I have a deep conversation about offline techniques that can be used in the online world. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session91
More info...
55 min
December 5, 2013
SPI 090: 6 Things Architecture Taught Me about Starting an Online Business
I attended architecture school for 5 years and worked in the field for several more; now I own several online businesses completely unrelated—but are they? Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session90
More info...
42 min
November 27, 2013
SPI 089: Gary Vaynerchuk and How to Fight and WIN with Social Media (+My 50 Book Giveaway!) #JJJRH
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m extremely happy to welcome Gary Vaynerchuk to the show! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session89
More info...
39 min
November 22, 2013
SPI 088: The Creative Entrepreneur—The Art and Journey of Srinivas Rao of Blogcast FM
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I bring Srinivas Rao, the host of the popular podcast BlogCastFM, on the show! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session88
More info...
48 min
November 15, 2013
SPI 087: Why You Belong on Stage—Pat’s “Braindump” of Public Speaking and Presentation Tips
Everything I know—my "braindump"—about something that's very fresh on my mind right now: public speaking. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session87
More info...
68 min
October 31, 2013
SPI 086: Everything from iPhone Apps to Adsense, Twitter, and Klout—Fireside with Joel Comm
In this episode, I welcome Joel Comm, who is a forward thinker in online business, and who inspired me to get started in the iPhone app industry. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session86
More info...
47 min
October 25, 2013
SPI 085: How To Finally Take Action—Even If You’re Lost, Overwhelmed, or Don’t Know Where to Start with Dane Maxwell
In this episode, Dane Maxwell helps us understand why some people just don't take action, and what we can do to break through that barrier. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session85
More info...
62 min
October 17, 2013
SPI 084: 3 Secrets of Successful Selling—How to Turn Browsers into Buyers with Derek Halpern
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, we talk about turning browsers into buyers with my good friend Derek Halpern from Social Triggers. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session84
More info...
55 min
October 5, 2013
SPI 083: Ask Pat! Session 2—Cleaning Your Email List, Hosting Meetups, A Day in the Life, and Being Unique Everywhere?
In this episode of the podcast, I answer your questions, covering email lists, niche selection, community meetups, and more. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session83
More info...
51 min
September 26, 2013
SPI 082: Getting Paid Before Building the Solution—From Research to Validation to Profit – A Listener Success Story
Carl Mattiola joins me on this episode of the podcast to discuss finding business ideas and getting paid for your products before you've built them. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session82
More info...
52 min
September 21, 2013
SPI 081: How Brigit Earns 6-Figures a Year in a Niche You Wouldn’t Expect
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I bring you a success story from Brigit, who generates six-figures a year in an unexpected niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session81
More info...
46 min
September 13, 2013
SPI 080: Your Habits and Unlocking the Human Potential (with Lift Co-Founder, Tony Stubblebine)
In this session of the podcast, I'm happy to welcome Lift co-founder, Tony Stubblebine, to chat about habits, human behavior and entrepreneurship. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session80
More info...
42 min
September 5, 2013
SPI 079: Time Travel and Book Marketing with Jeff Goins—Strategies to Help You Sell More Books and Spread Your Word
Jeff Goins joins me on this special before-and-after episode of The Smart Passive Income Podcast to discuss book marketing, publishing, and promotion. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session79
More info...
94 min
August 27, 2013
SPI 078: Rapid Audience Building for Accelerated Hypergrowth (from Scratch)—Landing Pages and Conversion Optimization
In this session of the podcast, I welcome Clay Collins on the show to discuss five specific strategies you can implement for building your list faster! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session78
More info...
95 min
August 16, 2013
SPI 077: From Nothing to 5-Figures per Month in Less Than a Year with John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire
In this session of the podcast, I chat with John Lee Dumas from EntrepreneurOnFire.com who has built a popular business running a daily podcast show. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session77
More info...
59 min
August 2, 2013
SPI 076: 8 Productivity Tips from Pat—But WHY?
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk about productivity tips that will help you get more done, but more importantly why you want to. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session76
More info...
39 min
July 26, 2013
SPI 075: Six-Figure Earnings with Ebooks (Not on Amazon) and a Pricing Structure That Works with Nathan Barry
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m extremely excited to welcome former freelancer turned app developer turned incredibly successful self-published author, Nathan Barry from NathanBarry.com to the show! In a relatively short time period, Nathan has earned well over $200,000 by self-publishing ebooks on his website, and he shares all of his strategies and how it all happened here on today’s show. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session75
More info...
64 min
July 19, 2013
SPI 074: The Power of Relationships, Masterminds, Meeting in Person, and BFFs with Chris Ducker
In this session of the podcast, Pat Flynn and Chris Ducker chat about the power of relationships, masterminds, and having a few go-to colleagues. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session74
More info...
41 min
July 5, 2013
SPI 073: Ask Pat Session 1—Un-Let Go, Traffic, Multiple Niche Sites, Content Mediums, and $1k in 3 Months
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I answer voicemail questions from SPI Podcast listeners! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session73
More info...
35 min
June 26, 2013
SPI 072: Niche Down and Dominate—How Andrea Olson Is Changing the Lives of Parents
My guest is Andrea Olson, an awesome mom and business owner who has successfully created a business out of it in the very competitive parenting niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session72
More info...
48 min
June 19, 2013
SPI 071: Successful Start Ups, Millions Lost and Everything In-Between—Inside the Mind of Noah Kagan from AppSumo
Noah Kagan joins the podcast to discuss starting businesses, learning from failure, and tips for finding business ideas. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session71
More info...
80 min
June 6, 2013
SPI 070: The Brain, The Equation of Emotion, and How We Feel
In this episode of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I welcome Sean Webb from I AM Podcast to discuss the brain, the equation of emotion and how we feel. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session70
More info...
61 min
May 31, 2013
SPI 069: How to Build Buzz and Why It’s Better Than Hype
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, we're talking all about how to build buzz for your next big project or product launch. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session69
More info...
44 min
May 16, 2013
SPI 068: The Most Powerful (and Toughest) Productivity Tip to Implement
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk about an incredibly powerful productivity tip that can help you get more and better results faster – however, it’s one of the toughest strategies to implement, especially for someone with an entrepreneurial mindset, like myself. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session68
More info...
22 min
May 10, 2013
SPI 067: Niche Site Duel 2.0 (Research Interview)—Neil Patel on How to Rank a Website Today
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I interview SEO expert and serial entrepreneur Neil Patel on what's working in SEO today. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session67
More info...
47 min
May 8, 2013
SPI 066: Niche Site Duel 2.0 (Research Interview)—SEO and Keyword Research with Spencer Haws
In this session of the SPI Podcast, I continue my niche site research by interviewing Spencer Haws about keyword research and SEO. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session66
More info...
68 min
May 2, 2013
SPI 065: Go Mobile or Get Left Behind with Greg Hickman of MobileMixed.com
On this episode, I talk with mobile marketing with Greg Hickman of MobileMixed.com. We discuss how to better serve the growing mobile audience. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session65
More info...
68 min
April 25, 2013
SPI 064: Podcasting for More Exposure, Leads, and Money (My SMMW13 Presentation!)
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I re-record the presentation I recently did at Social Media Marketing World about podcasting. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session64
More info...
68 min
April 18, 2013
SPI 063: Monetizing a Hobby Blog and the “Magic” of Membership Sites
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, Doug Linn and I talk about monetizing a hobby blog with a membership site. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session63
More info...
44 min
April 11, 2013
SPI 062: Marketing and Monetization with Mom Blogger, Meagan Francis
In this session of The SPI Podcast, we chat with successful mom blogger, Meagan Francis, about mom blogging, marketing, traffic and monetization. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session62
More info...
54 min
April 4, 2013
SPI 061: Successful Startups and the Entrepreneurial Mindset with John Saddington
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, John Saddington and I discuss successful startups and life as an entrepreneur. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session61
More info...
73 min
March 27, 2013
SPI 060: Behind the Scenes of My New Publication, Let Go
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'm excited to talk all about my new multimedia book, Let Go, and give you a behind-the-scenes look. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session60
More info...
48 min
March 13, 2013
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, author of Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session59
More info...
41 min
February 20, 2013
SPI 058: Pay What You Want with Anthony Vennare from Hybrid Athlete
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I interview Anthony Vennare who has built an online biz by asking people to pay what they want. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session58
More info...
50 min
February 13, 2013
SPI 057: What the Music Industry Can Teach Us about Starting and Running an Online Business with David Hooper
In this episode of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I chat with David Hooper about the parallels between the music industry and online entrepreneurship. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session57
More info...
51 min
February 6, 2013
SPI 056: LinkedIn, Likability and Leveraging Your Affiliates with Lewis Howes
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, we're bringing back Lewis Howes to talk about LinkedIn, affiliate marketing, and more! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session56
More info...
44 min
January 30, 2013
SPI 055: Blog to eBook to Membership Site in Less Than a Year—Starting Smart with Trevor Page
Trevor Page of HowtoProgramWithJava.com joins the podcast to tell how he built an online business outside of the blogging and make money online. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session55
More info...
47 min
January 23, 2013
SPI 054: The Click
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, we talk all about the click: a small but incredibly important little action that happens on our sites. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session54
More info...
36 min
January 16, 2013
SPI 053: What They Didn’t Tell Me before I Started My Online Business
If I could go back in time and tell myself these things about my online business, I would have been much better off. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session53
More info...
39 min
December 18, 2012
SPI 052: How Jazz Musician Steve Nixon Started An Online Business—Success Story Interview
My guest today is Steve Nixon, another success story who's built an online business outside of the "how to make money online" and blogging niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session52
More info...
37 min
November 29, 2012
SPI 051: Tim Ferriss on Promotion from Scratch, Accelerated Learning, Experiments Gone Wrong, Publishing, and More
Tim Ferriss joins the show today to discuss running experiments, accelerated learning, and promoting new projects, including his new book, The 4-Hour Chef. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session51
More info...
61 min
November 14, 2012
SPI 050: Brand Loyalty and a 19th Century Strategy You Can Use to Get It
In this solo session, I talk specifically about brand loyalty: what that really means, how important it is, and how to get it. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session50
More info...
32 min
October 25, 2012
SPI 049: Being Everywhere and Building a Community around a Product Niche with Brendan Hufford
Today I'm joined by Brendan Hufford, a full-time teacher who has built a successful product-based niche site using many of the strategies outlined here on the SPI blog. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session49
More info...
52 min
October 5, 2012
SPI 048: How a Part-Time Blogger Landed His Dream Job—An Interview with Leslie Samuel
Today's guest is Leslie Samuel, a part-time blogger and full-time teacher with multiple blogging success stories under his belt. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session48
More info...
58 min
September 24, 2012
SPI 047: Maintaining a Balanced Life
In this episode, I talk about what it's like to try and maintain a balanced life, one that involves an expanding family and trying to get things done in my business at the same time. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session47
More info...
38 min
August 28, 2012
SPI 046: Building a Lucrative Business with No Ideas, No Expertise, and No Money with Dane Maxwell
Dane Maxwell chats about his approach to building an online business, one that doesn't include the need to become an expert in any particular niche, any money or start up funds, or even any ideas! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session46
More info...
74 min
August 23, 2012
SPI 045: How to Win With Your Email List – Part 2 of 2
In this episode, we continue the discussion about email lists and how to win with them. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session45
More info...
46 min
August 20, 2012
SPI 044: How to Win With Your Email List – Part 1 of 2
I'm sharing my thoughts about email lists: why they're crucial for any online business, how to start building one, and what you can do to maximize your subscribers. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session44
More info...
36 min
August 2, 2012
SPI 043: How to Have Laser-Like Focus and Stress-Free Productivity—Summer Marketing Mashup 2012
Today I'm joined by not one, but five guests for a Summer Marketing Mashup. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session43
More info...
64 min
July 26, 2012
SPI 042: Killer Kindle Publishing Tips with Jonny Andrews
In this episode, I pick the brain of someone who is seeing massive success by publishing books on Amazon's Kindle platform. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session42
More info...
40 min
July 9, 2012
SPI 041: Affiliate Marketing the SMART Way—How to Stop Hoping and Start Earning
Today you'll hear a podcast-friendly version of my recent solo presentation at Blog World Expo, all about how I manage to earn a significant income from affiliate marketing without using aggressive or forceful marketing tactics and hardly any pitch at all. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session41
More info...
38 min
June 12, 2012
SPI 040: How a Space News Site Generates 5,000,000 Pageviews a Month with Fraser Cain
Today I'm bringing you another amazing success story, this time with Fraser Cain from Universe Today, a news site dedicated to the space and astronomy niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session40
More info...
34 min
May 29, 2012
SPI 039: Changing Lives and Getting Paid with Niched iPhone Apps—Success Story, Interview Series 4
I'm super stoked to feature another success story interview, this time with someone who has built a very successful iPhone application business in a very tight niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session39
More info...
40 min
May 7, 2012
SPI 038: World Domination and the $100 Startup with Chris Guillebeau
Today I'm joined by writer, traveler and fighter of the status quo, Chris Guillebeau. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session38
More info...
36 min
April 18, 2012
SPI 037: Monetizing in a Hobby Niche—Success Story, Interview Series 3
Today, I'm stoked to feature yet another success story from someone who has built a six-figure business online in a surprising niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session37
More info...
23 min
April 6, 2012
SPI 036: Multiple Passive Income Streams with Sunil—Success Story, Interview Series 2
In today's episode, I talk with another passive income success story who's making a living from blogging and online business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session36
More info...
44 min
March 28, 2012
SPI 035: Standing Out in an Already Crowded Niche—Success Story, Interview Series 1
Today I'm excited to share the story of two friends who started a blog, The Minimalists, without really knowing what they were getting into: an extremely crowded and saturated niche. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session35
More info...
30 min
March 13, 2012
SPI 034: My 3rd ANNUAL Passive Income Report
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast I'm extremely excited to share my third Annual Passive Income Report! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session34
More info...
51 min
February 23, 2012
SPI 033: 21 Small Things You Can Do for Your Audience That Can Lead to BIG-TIME Results
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast I share 21 small things you can do for your audience that can lead to big time results for your blog, brand and online business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session33
More info...
33 min
February 9, 2012
SPI 032: How to Buy a Website with Chris Guthrie
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast we welcome back (for the third time!) Chris Guthrie of MakeMoneyOnTheInternet.com. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session32
More info...
65 min
January 16, 2012
SPI 031: Seeds of Opportunity and Pat Goes Hollywood
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, to kick of the new year I share something special that happened to me that happened as a result of producing the SPI podcast. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session31
More info...
31 min
December 28, 2011
SPI 030: Pat’s Top 30 Tips for Successful Affiliate Marketing
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I go over my top 30 tips for successful affiliate marketing, which involve a wide range of topics—all the way from the approach and mindset of affiliate marketing, to the little details of where links should be placed and how often. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session30
More info...
54 min
November 28, 2011
SPI 029: How to Conduct (and Master) a Webinar with Lewis Howes from LewisHowes.com
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast I have the privilege of welcoming Lewis Howes to the show to talk about webinars. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session29
More info...
61 min
November 14, 2011
SPI 028: Be Everywhere: Building a Profitable BRAND by Thinking Outside the Blog
In this special session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I share a re-recording of the presentation I did at Blog World Expo in Los Angeles last week. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session28
More info...
78 min
October 17, 2011
SPI 027: How to Harness the Power of Social Proof Online
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk about social proof, what it is, why it's extremely important and more! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session27
More info...
32 min
September 21, 2011
SPI 026: The Two Types of Relationships You Must Develop Online in Order to Succeed
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk about the two important relationships that both play a major role in online business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session26
More info...
33 min
August 31, 2011
SPI 025: More Online Business Success Stories from People Who Don’t Teach People How to Make Money Online – Part 2
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, we continue what we started in SPI Session #24 and bring in 4 more fantastic and inspiring success stories from people who are making a living online and generating a passive income without having to teach others how to make money online. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session25
More info...
80 min
August 12, 2011
SPI 024: Online Business Success Stories from People Who Don’t Teach People How to Make Money Online – Part 1
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'm happy to showcase 3 success stories from people who are making a living online. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session24
More info...
67 min
July 11, 2011
SPI 023: More Traffic, More Engagement, and More Action with Corbett Barr from ThinkTraffic.net
In this session of the podcast, I'm honored to have Corbett Barr from ThinkTraffic.net to discuss generating traffic and getting visitors to take action. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session23
More info...
60 min
June 29, 2011
SPI 022: Affiliate Marketing Strategies, Tips, and Techniques from Real Life Experiences with Chris Guthrie
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, special guest Chris Guthrie and I discuss several affiliate marketing strategies, tips and techniques. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session22
More info...
59 min
June 8, 2011
SPI 021: Q&A Session—Domain Names, Do You Need an Audience, YouTube Blackboards, and Adsense Earnings
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I do something a little different and give detailed answers to some of most commonly asked questions. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session21
More info...
45 min
May 20, 2011
SPI 020: Chris Ducker on Virtual Assistants and Outsourcing
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, Chris Ducker shares his expertise in the world of virtual assistants and outsourcing. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session20
More info...
68 min
April 25, 2011
SPI 019: Everything You Need to Know about YouTube for Blogging and Online Business
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk about creating YouTube videos to get most impact for your business and blog. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session19
More info...
47 min
April 6, 2011
SPI 018: The Truth About Getting Rich Quick with MJ DeMarco, Author of The Millionaire Fastlane
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, multi-millionaire entrepreneur and recent author MJ DeMarco comes on the show to share his story. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session18
More info...
47 min
March 23, 2011
SPI 017: Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 3
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I discuss the different types of passive income streams that can be generated online. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session17
More info...
55 min
March 7, 2011
SPI 016: What to Expect From Passive Income Streams Generated Online – Part 2
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I continue to investigate different types of passive income streams. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session16
More info...
45 min
February 21, 2011
SPI 015: What to Expect From Passive Income Streams Generated Online – Part 1
In this session of the podcast, I investigate the different types of passive income streams that can be generated online, and what you can expect from each. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session15
More info...
41 min
January 28, 2011
SPI 014: iPhone App Development and Marketing Tips
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk more about iPhone app development, marketing tips and more. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session14
More info...
55 min
January 12, 2011
SPI 013: Is Giving Away Free Information Bad? Here Are Some Answers
In this session of the podcast, I discuss my post "Is Giving Away Free Information Bad?" with my special guest, Cliff from PodcastAnswerMan.com. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session13
More info...
58 min
December 22, 2010
SPI 012: Productivity Hacks for Getting Things Done
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I talk about exactly how I manage to work on so many projects at the same time, stay focused, and get things done! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session12
More info...
55 min
December 1, 2010
SPI 011: 5 Questions to Improve Your Online Business, Blog, or Website
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I give you 5 questions that you absolutely need to be asking yourself in order to improve your online business, blog or website. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session11
More info...
35 min
November 15, 2010
SPI 010: Affiliate Sales with Chris Guthrie of MakeMoneyOnTheInternet
In this session (the 10th session!) of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I interview Chris Guthrie of Make Money On The Internet, who is making a killing as an affiliate for products from Amazon.com. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session10
More info...
35 min
November 5, 2010
SPI 009: Make the Web a More Wonderful Place with Nicole Dean
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I interview rock star internet entrepreneur, blogger, business coach, publisher, affiliate marketing manager and friend, Nicole Dean from NicoleOnTheNet.com. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session9
More info...
41 min
October 20, 2010
SPI 008: How to Get More Traffic with Corbett Barr from ThinkTraffic.net
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I welcome Corbett Barr from ThinkTraffic.net as a co-host, and we discuss something I know most of you are very interested in...traffic! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session8
More info...
45 min
October 6, 2010
SPI 007: Blogging Success and WordPress Plugin Development with 20-Year-Old Entrepreneur Michael Dunlop
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I interview Michael Dunlop of IncomeDiary.com, who is a 20-year-old entrepreneur who seems to know exactly what he's doing. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session7
More info...
34 min
September 22, 2010
SPI 006: 6 Hurdles I Encountered When Starting My Online Businesses and Exactly How I Overcame Them
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I cover six hurdles that I encountered while running my online businesses and exactly how I overcame them. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session6
More info...
37 min
September 8, 2010
SPI 005: Podcasting and Passive Income—Interview with Cliff Ravenscraft of PodcastAnswerMan.com
In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I interview the totally wise and inspirational Cliff Ravenscraft of PodcastAnswerMan.com, who shares with us his crazy journey to making a living doing something he loves, as well as the strategies and tactics he uses to earn a passive income. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.SmartPassiveIncome.com/session5
More info...
49 min
August 23, 2010
SPI 004: 5 Powerful Ways to Create Profitable Passive Income Products
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I go over five powerful ways that you can create profitable passive income products. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.SmartPassiveIncome/session4
More info...
25 min
August 11, 2010
SPI 003: Affiliate and Niche Site Strategies Revealed with Glen Allsopp
In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'm very excited to chat with Glen Allsopp of Viperchill.com as we get into crazy detail about exactly how he makes money online. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session3
More info...
36 min
August 2, 2010
SPI 002: Late Night Internet Marketing with Mark Mason from Masonworld.com
It's my pleasure to introduce my friend Mark Mason, a guy with a 60 hour per week corporate job and a family to support, yet he still makes a killing online as an internet marketer. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session2
More info...
31 min
July 19, 2010
SPI 001: Introduction | Show Formalities | What to Expect
It's here! The first session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session1
More info...
24 min
Feedback on the new Podbay?
    1x
    15
    15
    00:00:00
      00:00:00