ProBlogger

  • new3 Blogger Monetisation Lessons from Facebook’s Branded Content Policy Update
    So apparently the (Facebook blue) sky fell and then picked itself back up again, but not before everyone went completely bananas over yet another policy update. It doesn’t really matter what the policy update is this time (although we’ll get to t…
    - 3 hours ago 3 May 16, 7:00am -
  • 5 Irrational Fears that Keep Bloggers from Being Successful
    This is a guest contribution from Brian Lang of Small Business Ideas Blog. According to an article in the NY Times, 95% of blogs get abandoned within four months, and blogging has a higher failure rate than even restaurants. Yet, an estimated 172,00…
    - 1 day ago 2 May 16, 7:00am -
  • 6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog
    This is a guest contribution from Will Nicholls. It was a little over two years ago when I first went online and bought my blog’s domain name. I wanted to announce it to the world and get started straight away, but instead I spent the next 6 month…
    - 2 days ago 1 May 16, 7:00am -
  • Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    It’s a rainy and cool weekend here in Melbourne, and I’m looking forward to reading something inspirational with several (ok many several) cups of tea. These have been an excellent start! How Facebook Decides Who Sees Your Updates | Edgar Oh. Wow…
    - 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 7:00am -
  • Tips on Building and Maintaining a Great Relationship with Readers
    This is a guest contribution from Dan Goss. When it comes to blogging, nothing is more important than your readership – if you’re publishing the best content in the world with no-one to read it, you quickly get into a Zen-style conundrum. If a t…
    - 5 days ago 28 Apr 16, 7:00am -

Copyblogger

  • new4 Trust-Building Steps that Get Your Prospects to Eat Out of Your Hands
    Are you scaring away your best prospects? When you’re new to content marketing, you might inadvertently send a frightening message to your potential customers and clients. Your heart is probably in the right place. You’re trying to provide value…
    - 3 hours ago 3 May 16, 7:00am -
  • How to Create Product Pages that Produce the Results You Want
    Do me a favor, dear content marketer. Type this phrase into Google: “You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One).” I’ll wait. Okay, did you do it? What is the top result? It should be the product page for Jeff Goins’s ebook on Amazon. In fact…
    - 1 day ago 2 May 16, 7:00am -
  • Rainmaker Rewind: How to Book Engaging Podcast Interviews
    According to The Showrunner hosts Jerod Morris and Jon Nastor, there is one path that stands above all others as the simplest way to build an audience of responsive and loyal listeners. It’s a path that removes the burden of constant content creati…
    - 3 days ago 30 Apr 16, 7:00am -
  • The 5-Step Process that Solves 3 Painful Writing Problems
    I once asked the Copyblogger community to name their biggest writing challenges. From the many responses, a pattern developed: How to get started How to cut the fluff How to finish These three issues are really symptoms of the same painful problem, w…
    - 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 6:45am -
  • Cornerstone Content Defined in 60 Seconds [Animated Video]
    Cornerstone content is vital for both seasoned bloggers and anyone launching a brand-new website because it can help you accomplish many of your content marketing goals. Goals like: Getting links to your website Finding new readers Attracting subscri…
    - 5 days ago 28 Apr 16, 7:00am -

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

  • Look at this email from a cheap person
    GET READY!! It’s not every day you get to see inside the mind of a cheapskate. I’m in the fortunate position of getting to interact with thousands of people every day. Mostly nice people, but also derelicts, degenerates, delinquents, and … Cont…
    - 1 day ago 2 May 16, 8:35am -
  • 3 creative writing careers that actually pay
    I found a woman who writes research papers for people on Fiverr. For $5, she’ll take your assignment, dig through mountains of research, compile her own notes, and write a quality, cited piece for you. For $5. Can you believe … Continued3 creati…
    - 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 10:09am -
  • How to be a successful copywriter: from a man who’s written million dollar emails
    Most copywriting advice is bullshit. Copy gurus swear by blinking buttons, scarcity tricks, and bold, red headlines like this:   Ugh. Who wants to read this? And worst of all, they promise you the moon, the stars and every celestial … ContinuedHo…
    - 11 days ago 22 Apr 16, 6:00am -
  • Writing prompts: 3 ways to crush writer’s block and effortlessly create more content
    There’s nothing worse than staring at a blank page not knowing what to write. What happened to all those ideas you had in the shower this morning? Or that post you thought of at the gym? You’ve finally cleared your … ContinuedWriting prompts:…
    - 18 days ago 15 Apr 16, 11:14am -
  • 7 proven conversation questions (and why they work)
    You’re quietly sitting at a table full of strangers. The kind of strangers you might like to impress — industry leaders, potential clients, or even your new in-laws. But it seems like nobody has anything to say. You can almost … Continued7 pro…
    - 25 days ago 8 Apr 16, 10:56am -

Smart Passive Income

  • newA Deep Look Into the Top 5 Posts on SPI, and Why They Were So Popular
    I analyze the most popular posts on SPI to determine why they are popular. Take a look and see how this can help you make the most of your popular posts.The post A Deep Look Into the Top 5 Posts on SPI, and Why They Were So Popular appeared first on…
    - 21 hours ago 2 May 16, 12:48pm -
  • Instructions for Next Week’s Bookstore Blitz – SPI TV Ep. 45
    I'm on a mission to find out how self-published authors can get their books on the shelves of physical bookstores, and I want your help!The post Instructions for Next Week’s Bookstore Blitz – SPI TV Ep. 45 appeared first on The Smart Passive Inc…
    - 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 9:00am -
  • 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.The post SPI 211: How to Know What You Were Born To Do with Chris Guillebeau appeared first on Th…
    - 6 days ago 27 Apr 16, 2:27pm -
  • I’m Running an Experiment—and I Need Your Help…
    When I chose to self-publish my book Will It Fly?, I was told that it would be nearly impossible to get onto the shelves at physical book stores. Challenge accepted!The post I’m Running an Experiment—and I Need Your Help… appeared first on The…
    - 8 days ago 25 Apr 16, 9:00am -
  • 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.The post SPI 210: How to Automate Your Business to Save Time and…
    - 13 days ago 20 Apr 16, 2:12pm -

My Wife Quit Her Job

Create Hype

  • Where Can You Find Blog Writers for Hire?
    As your business expands, and as your blog becomes more popular, it can be difficult to keep up with producing content. You know that you need to keep adding content to your business blog in order to keep it fresh and to draw traffic to your site. Bu…
    - 12 Nov 15, 6:00am -
  • Set up Your Email List & Newsletter Before It’s Too Late!
    A lot of new bloggers often underestimate the value of an email list, however it is the most powerful marketing and revenue generating tool at your disposal. The primary concern for new bloggers often is to drive traffic and that is where they focus…
    - 29 Oct 15, 6:00am -
  • Taglines 101: How to Create a Tagline for Your Creative Business
    Back when I worked in an advertising agency, one of the things I did was help create taglines for businesses. And what I noticed more often than not was that taglines made our small business clients absolutely crazy.  This was because many of these…
    - 26 Aug 15, 6:00am -
  • 3 Reasons Why Philanthropy is Good for Business
    As women with our own business, it’s a constant juggling act, am I right?! With family and business, you work really hard to get everything done. Your hard work pays off and you come to a place where you feel great about your business. It feels goo…
    - 19 Aug 15, 6:00am -
  • All You Need Is Love (Customer Love, That Is!)
    The number one question I get asked by people who have their own little business is, “What are some inexpensive but effective ways to spread the word about my products/services?” And that is a hard question to answer simply, because it totally de…
    - 15 Jul 15, 6:00am -

John Chow dot Com

  • newWhat Do Tweets in Google Search Mean to You?
    John has stated many times before on this blog (and elsewhere on the Internet) that if you live by the Google, you’ll die by the Google. Even so, it’s undeniable that ranking for your most treasured and most valued target keywords and keyword phr…
    - 48 mins ago 3 May 16, 9:27am -
  • newDot Com Lunch At Taco Asylum
    Taco Asylum is one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever been to. If you like tacos, you will love the Asylum. They serve only tacos. There are no other Mexican foods on the menu other than starter nachos. While the Asylum offers classic tacos…
    - 14 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:54pm -
  • My MOBE Income Results for April 2016
    A few days ago, I posted about how Jody Heath earned over $15K in a month with MOBE and got a free car from the MOBE Motors programs. I blog about other MOBE affiliates to show that this business can be done by anyone. However, I also get requests to…
    - 1 day ago 2 May 16, 9:56am -
  • Everyone is Looking for That Magic Bullet
    Are you looking for a magic bullet that will make you rich and famous without doing any work? How about a magic bullet that will let you eat as much as you want, do zero exercise, and you lose weight? Then you need to watch this episode of Driving wi…
    - 2 days ago 1 May 16, 9:35pm -
  • Tesla Sunday Social at Tesla Costa Mesa
    Well, here it is May and I still haven’t got my Tesla Model X. I ordered the X the day after Elon Musk showed it to the world, and was told the car would be delivered in April to early May. I guess it’s going to be early May now. While I am waiti…
    - 2 days ago 1 May 16, 6:26pm -

Shoemoney

  • newShoeMoney Show LIVE With John Chow (Come Join Us!)
    Today my guest on the show is my special friend John Chow! My friendship with John goes back more than 10 years ago. We have attended lots of conferences, spoke on panels together, gone to parties, and have traveled personally with each other. John i…
    - 4 hours ago 3 May 16, 6:00am -
  • ShoeMoney Show Live with Neil Patel (Come Join Us!)
    Today my special guest on the ShoeMoney Show is the one and only Neil Patel. Neil and I go way back as we have spoke at events and have done podcasts together! We are also great friends as we pretty much grew up in the industry with each other. He is…
    - 7 days ago 26 Apr 16, 6:00am -
  • Carolina Millan – Live Chat Replay
    Well This was my first LIVE chat of several to come where you get to ask me and my guest questions in real time. But being this was the first one it was a bit of a train wreck the first 15 minutes or so.  It’s actually kind of funny… Here is the…
    - 12 days ago 21 Apr 16, 7:39am -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Carolina Millan (Come Join Us!)
    Today my guest on the ShoeMoney Show is Carolina Millan. I first met Carolina on a cruise in the British Virgin Islands when John Chow setup a badass trip for us to go on this 150 ft mega yacht for 3 days!   She is a fascinating person and has done…
    - 14 days ago 19 Apr 16, 11:44am -
  • Nannies Crusing In My New Z06 And Making Burritos
    About 10 years about we hired our first Nanny (when my first kid was born).  She was amazing.  Over the first 5 year she took care of the kids but the next 5 it was more like a household assistant where she would pay our bills, clean the house, do…
    - 15 days ago 18 Apr 16, 1:29pm -

lkr (Laura Roeder)

Blogthority

  • How To Make More Money From Your Blog
    I met up with a friend recently who is a very successful blogger.  However this person is not entirely happy with the money they make from their site.  Rave reviews, big links, great media attention, huge RSS following, tons of social media attenti…
    - 14 Mar 13, 12:02pm -
  • Don’t Blindly Follow Advice From Successful People
    My friend Mike from the Financial Blogger recently wrote a post where he said his blog progress is too slow.  He compared himself to JD Roth, formerly of Get Rich Slowly, but I think Mike is being too hard on himself. JD has a great talent for writi…
    - 13 Sep 12, 3:00am -
  • How Far Would You Go To Get Links?
    Links are the currency of all serious money-making bloggers.  We want them, we crave them, perhaps sometimes we even have dreams about them. This article explains why links are good and how to get them. Google spends a lot of time trying to determin…
    - 9 Jul 12, 3:00am -
  • How To Make More Money From Search Engine Traffic With No Extra Effort
    I’ve written a number of articles about how to increase your blog earnings without any extra effort or time.  The basic philosophy is that if you can write about more profitable topics and cut down the number of posts to account for the fact that…
    - 2 Jan 12, 7:12pm -
  • Make Your Business Sellable – Built to Sell Book Review

    - 15 Dec 11, 3:00am -

Passive Income Now

  • Multiple streams of income
    Do you know what you would do if you lost your job? Years ago, people worked for one employer for life, retired, and got a pension.  Things are not the same anymore.  Companies are letting people go, and those that remain have to work even harder,…
    - 30 Nov 13, 5:05pm -
  • Merging your credit card payments through debt consolidation – Is this the right choice?
    So, you’re worried that your debt level is too high and you’ve decided to take some rock solid steps about it. That’s good but did you consider consolidating your credit card payments through the wide array of debt consolidation options? If ans…
    - 23 May 13, 5:54am -
  • Evolution of making money online
    Start a website, pay someone to point thousands of links towards that website, place display advertising & affiliate links, and dollars start coming in; good old times. However, online money making has evolved and it isn’t the same as it used to be…
    - 17 May 13, 8:12pm -
  • How Americans give to charities
    An interesting Infographic I found. It seems that the rich give less as a percentage of their income, however they give more in absolute dollar figures. Source: http://www.onlinepsychologydegree.net
    - 9 Jan 13, 11:37pm -
  • Passive Income Streams – How many do you have?
     By Betsy Falwell You’ve already got a full-time job, which meets your basic financial needs… but is it really enough? If you’re like most people, the answer is “probably not.” But you probably don’t have the time or energy to go out the…
    - 4 Jan 13, 11:35pm -

Side Income Blogging

  • Top 12 Tools to Enhance Your Productivity as a Blogger
    There is one goal that’s common for all successful bloggers: publish more high-quality content in a shorter period of time without affecting the lifestyle you have. In fewer words, all bloggers aim towards more productivity. They have jobs, familie…
    - 23 Nov 15, 4:10am -
  • How to build an Amazon niche site the easy way
    What’s the single biggest side income earner for me right now?    Amazon based niche and authority sites.  Amazon earnings are more than double Adsense for me. Amazon has a killer affiliate program.  The payout isn’t outstanding, but Amazon…
    - 15 May 15, 2:31pm -
  • Thin Content Penalty on one of my Niche Sites
    Monday, October 13th, 2014 began like every other weekday, I awoke at 5am, made a fresh cup of coffee, grabbed my MacBook and checked my Adsense earnings for the weekend. I immediately noticed that my Adsense earnings were down, and specifically on m…
    - 13 Jan 15, 6:39am -
  • Side Income Report for September 2014
    I just finished updating my income and expenses spreadsheet for September.  September continued my current trend of exceeding prior months income, and September is currently the best month I’ve had with Amazon, and the best month I think I’ve ev…
    - 1 Oct 14, 7:26am -
  • Earn money with MyLikes
    Last month, I ran across a great way to earn a little extra cash AND at the same time provide to my social media followers that they would love.   Sounds like a win/win right?  It definitely is.   The affiliate program is called MyLikes, and o…
    - 30 Sep 14, 6:46pm -

Advisor Think Box

  • 10 Keys to Social Media for Financial Advisors
    I just heard Amber MacArthur speak for the first time.  She has branded herself as a social media expert and I can see why she has become so successful at it. This particular session was delivered to a group of successful financial professionals.  …
    - 29 Jun 11, 3:54pm -
  • Are you selling something on your website?
    For most financial advisors, we sell services and financial products.  Although we can’t sell mutual funds online, we might be able to sell other products that enhance what we do as our primary activity. For example, one of the ways to drive reven…
    - 29 Oct 10, 9:49am -
  • Email Marketing for the Holidays!
    We are heading into the holiday season and it is always busy for everyone. Trying to get your message to people becomes increasingly harder because of the increased stimulus in the market place.  Here’s three quick tips for marketing during the bu…
    - 29 Oct 10, 9:27am -
  • Is Traditional Media really old news?
    Marketing is one of the absolute keys to success for any business, especially a financial advisor practice.  You can be a great advisor with lots of strong technical skills but if no one knows you exist, what good is that skill and technical strengt…
    - 20 Sep 10, 12:33pm -
  • Tips on getting noticed on the Internet
    So you have a website.  Great!  Most advisors websites are merely corporate brochures that never change.  Others are mere templates and look like hundreds of other websites with a different logo and a different picture.  Your website is your new…
    - 16 Sep 10, 11:08am -

MoneyedUp

  • How To Become A Better Investor
    Investing can be tough. Its no secret that most DIY investors under perform the market and would likely be better off investing in index funds. For those that want to go at it alone, like me, there are some things that can be done to improve your in…
    - 7 May 14, 10:45am -
  • Investing: Stocks vs. ETFs
    When most of us think about investing, our thoughts immediately jump to stocks. However, many of us are wary of what can happen when you get involved  with stock picking. Instead, people are more likely to feel comfortable with various funds, carefu…
    - 3 May 12, 4:27am -
  • How Debt is Holding You Back
    One of the things most likely to hold you back in life is your debt. While it’s possible to borrow smart, and use debt as a way to leverage different opportunities, it can also drag your finances down. Using debt requires that you walk a fine line…
    - 26 Apr 12, 4:47am -
  • Should You Do Your Own Taxes?
    The year is almost over. Tax season is just starting. As you gather your documentation, pull up the IRS web site, and prepare to fill out your tax return, take a few minutes to consider your situation and determine whether or not you might have someo…
    - 29 Dec 11, 4:21am -
  • Who’s In Your Career Network?
    One of the ways that you can improve your career is to use the power of a network. Career networking can provide you with inside information on who’s hiring, and provide you with an “in” when you apply for jobs. The right networking strategy ca…
    - 15 Dec 11, 10:32am -

Blueprint For How To Make Money With A Blog