• Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?
    There’s a buzz of excitement here as PBEvent 2016 gets ever closer! I am obsessively going over my slides, information is being emailed, awesome competitions to win cool blogging stuff are being run, and there’s tons of chatter and getting-to-kno…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 8:00am -
  • Overcoming the Fear of Being Heard
    By Karly Nimmo. In my work with hundreds of podcasters, and potential podcasters (this also applies to bloggers, entrepreneurs, small business owners and anyone putting themselves out there) I see one key thing get in the way over and over again… O…
    - 4 days ago 24 Aug 16, 8:00am -
  • How Working Fewer Hours Can Increase Your Productivity
    By ProBlogger Productivity Expert Nicole Avery. We live in a culture that assumes the more hours you work the more work you are doing. Stories are traded of working past midnight or working 10 hour days with no breaks with great pride and being sleep…
    - 5 days ago 23 Aug 16, 8:00am -
  • 4 Creative Ways to Build Buzz for Your Next Blog Post Before It Goes Live
    This is a guest contribution from Bill Achola. I remember those days when I thought writing a blog post was enough. I would invest all my efforts on choosing the right topic, writing a quality blog post, making it smart, funny, and engaging, adding i…
    - 6 days ago 22 Aug 16, 8:00am -
  • PB148: Juggling Family Life and Blogging? Here’s some Tips on Getting the Balance Right
    Finding a Balance Between Family Life and Blogging LifeToday, we are talking about family and blogging.One of the reasons I was attracted to blogging was because it seemed like something that would allow me to have some flexibility in my life and t…
    - 6 days ago 22 Aug 16, 3:00am -


  • How to Get 30% Off Our Most Popular Premium WordPress Themes
    Only a few days left before this offer expires … On Tuesday, I alerted you to the massive StudioPress blowout sale going on this week. Basically, it’s our big annual Black Monday discount delivered three months in advance. The details couldn’t…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 7:00am -
  • A Beginner’s Guide to SEO that Works
    On this week’s episode, we’re joined by Rebecca Gill of Web Savvy Marketing. She is a WordPress developer, an SEO consultant, and a general business consultant. She’s an active member of the WordPress community, participating as a WordCamp spea…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 4:00pm -
  • Are You Busy Doing the ‘Right’ Things on LinkedIn?
    Alex Rynne, millennial marketer and content creator at LinkedIn, will blow your mind with her overall insight on company pages and showcase pages. In this full episode, Alex Rynne delivers non-stop tips, tactics, statistics, advice, and experience th…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 12:00pm -
  • 6 Website Design Tips that Will Have Your Audience Licking Their Screens
    “We made the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them.” – Steve Jobs You’re creating great content to attract an audience. A loyal audience that comes to know, like, and trust you. But what if you never get the attention…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 6:35am -
  • From Podcast Host to Full-Blown Personal Brand Entrepreneur, with Colin Gray
    The Podcast Host, Colin Gray, joins the show as he shares how he’s developed his podcast into a long-standing business based around his personal brand. Chris and Colin also talk about the CEO mindset, marketing strategies for your podcast, and what…
    - 4 days ago 24 Aug 16, 11:00am -

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

  • How to ask for a favor (and get what you want)
    Every year on my birthday, I ask my readers to do me a simple favor. I tell them to leave a comment telling the world how IWT has helped them. People love the idea — I get 500 comments every … ContinuedHow to ask for a favor (and get what you wa…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 6:00am -
  • 401(k): The single best way to grow your money
    How would you like free money? That’s not a trick question. For millions of people, free money is up for grabs right now. But they leave it on the table with every paycheck. I’m talking about your 401(k). Now before … Continued401(k): The sing…
    - 9 days ago 19 Aug 16, 6:00am -
  • How to cold email a VIP (and actually get a response)
    I used to be terrible at getting busy VIPs to respond to my emails. Years ago, I kept emailing Seth Godin. I would write this beautiful email — and he would write me back one line. At the time, I … ContinuedHow to cold email a VIP (and actually…
    - 16 days ago 12 Aug 16, 6:00am -
  • How to get an internship with the “Truffle Principle”
    Interns are like salt. Salt is a commodity. You don’t care which brand of salt you get…they’re all the same to you. You can substitute one brand of salt for another and nobody would be able to tell the difference. … ContinuedHow to get an in…
    - 23 days ago 5 Aug 16, 6:00am -
  • The best blog comment I’ve seen all year
    A lot of people think I define a “Rich Life” as mostly about money. Wrong! I think money is an important, but small part of a Rich Life. Also included: Your job/business Being able to travel Relationships: Friends, your girlfriend/boyfriend/spous…
    - 25 days ago 3 Aug 16, 6:00am -

Smart Passive Income

  • 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.The post SPI 228: Taking Care of Yourself as an Entrepreneur with Jeff McMahon from The Smart Passive Income Blog.
    - 4 days ago 24 Aug 16, 9:00am -
  • My Bucket List: The Top 10 Things I Want to Accomplish by the Time I’m 40
    Goal setting is a great way to clarify what's important (and what's not). Here's what I want to accomplish by my 40th birthday.The post My Bucket List: The Top 10 Things I Want to Accomplish by the Time I’m 40 from The Smart Passive Income Blog.
    - 6 days ago 22 Aug 16, 9:00am -
  • Top 5 Summer Reading Books of 2016 – SPI TV Ep. 53
    I'm sharing my summer reading list: five books I'm reading (or can't wait to start reading) that cover everything from entrepreneurship and work/life balance to psychology and mental hacks.The post Top 5 Summer Reading Books of 2016 – SPI TV Ep. 5…
    - 9 days ago 19 Aug 16, 10:38am -
  • Thrive: Make Money Matter
    The post Thrive: Make Money Matter from The Smart Passive Income Blog.
    - 10 days ago 18 Aug 16, 12:05pm -
  • Converted 2016 (LeadPages Conference)
    The post Converted 2016 (LeadPages Conference) from The Smart Passive Income Blog.
    - 10 days ago 18 Aug 16, 11:57am -

My Wife Quit Her Job

Create Hype

  • How to Use Testimonials to Help Sell Your Product
    If you’re not already using testimonials to help sell your product, try it today! Thanks to the internet we’re all much savvier shoppers than we used to be and we like to know what other people think about a product before we buy it. Testimonia…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 4:00am -
  • 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 -

John Chow dot Com

  • newBlogging Platforms That Have Gone Mobile
    We understand the power of mobile phones and the application market as it provides companies an enhanced way to interact with people. Many professionals are using mobile applications to make their job much easier. For example, they can now check stat…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Aug 16, 11:00am -
  • newDot Com Lunch – I Have Total Faith In God Edition
    I have returned to Orange County in time to resume hosting the Dot Com Lunch. Part of the Dot Com Lifestyle meetup group, the Dot Com Lunch is a weekly event designed to bring likeminded people together to network and discuss ways to life the Dot Com…
    - 22 hours ago 27 Aug 16, 4:41pm -
  • Rethinking The Key Components of Email Marketing
    No one can argue with the importance of email marketing and the overall effect it can have on blog growth. Many top bloggers will tell you the most important thing when starting a blog, other than quality content, is to start building an email list r…
    - 2 days ago 26 Aug 16, 9:59am -
  • How To Make More Money Online By Doing Less Work
    We’re all told that success is achieved with hard work or long hours, or hard work plus long hours. Wouldn’t it be so much better if we can make more money by doing less work? I certainly think so! On this episode of Driving with John Chow, I sho…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 8:54pm -
  • How I View Income Inequality and Wealth Distribution
    I heard an interesting fact the other day. There’s 7.2 billion people on the planet today, with a combined wealth of about $241 Trillion dollars. If you took those 7.2 billion people, lined them up from the very poorest of the poor on one side, to…
    - 3 days ago 25 Aug 16, 12:37pm -


  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Nick Cuttonaro (Come Join Us!)
    Join us today @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with the CEO of, Nick Cuttonaro. Register Here Nick has owned and operated The Link Builders, a brand and online reputation management agency for the past 5 years. It’s my p…
    - 19 days ago 9 Aug 16, 10:24am -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Kevin Henrikson (Come Join Us!)
    Join us today @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with the co-founder and former CTO of Alpha Brand Media, Kevin Henrikson! Register Here Kevin Henrikson is a San Francisco-based entrepreneur, angel investor, and engineer. Today he leads enginee…
    - 26 days ago 2 Aug 16, 11:14am -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Gene Mikhov (Come Join Us!)
    Join us today @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with special guest Gene Mikhov! Register HERE Gene and I have been friends for several years. I have had the opportunity to work on a few different projects together such as him sponsoring our on…
    - 33 days ago 26 Jul 16, 8:15am -
  • ShoeMoney Show LIVE With Brent Pourciau (Come Join Us!)
    Join us tomorrow, July 12th @ 5:00 pm CST on the LIVE ShoeMoney show with CEO of Top Velocity Brent Pourciau. Register HERE Brent and I have known each other for 7 years as he started off as a student of mine and since then he has been to Omaha to v…
    - 48 days ago 11 Jul 16, 1:35pm -
  • Beware: The Quarter Life Crisis
    You can officially stop worrying about a mid-life crisis, because before you even get there you’re going to have to navigate the quarter life crisis. It’s hardly a surprise when you consider what we were led to expect; we’ve watched the older g…
    - 53 days ago 6 Jul 16, 7:00am -

lkr (Laura Roeder)


  • 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

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Side Income Blogging

  • Goodbye … for now
    No, you didn’t misread the title. I’ve come to the decision that Side Income Blogging is not where I want to spend my time right now or in the near future.   A few months ago, I had some great plans, eBooks, an online training program, lots of…
    - 31 days ago 28 Jul 16, 4:36pm -
  • Side Income Report – May 2016
    Hey folks!  Time for another Side Income Report, where I openly share all of my earnings and expenses each month. May 2016 was better than April, but only by a little over $100.00.  This is the result of slightly increased earnings, and some reduct…
    - 87 days ago 2 Jun 16, 5:17am -
  • Side Income Report – April 2016
    My last Side Income Report was done in September of 2014, a long time back.  There are a couple of reasons for this: I don’t ever want anyone to think I’m bragging or rubbing my earnings in their face.  So many people work so hard everyday onli…
    - 4 May 16, 11:42am -
  • 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 -

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 -

Blueprint For How To Make Money With A Blog