Pat Flynn

  • Thanks to You, a Lifelong Dream Came True

    From the bottom of my heart, thank you! You helped make a really important dream of mine come true. Ever since I started this entrepreneurial journey in 2008, I’ve always wanted to write a book, and it was my dream to one day walk into a bookstore with my kids and point it out to them. I even published a blog post back in 2012 that said the exact same thing.

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  • Physical Product Experiment [PPE #2] – Validation and Feedback

    Welcome to the second edition of the Physical Product Experiment! In this series, I will be exploring and experimenting my way through a brand new realm for me: a physical product. In case you missed the first Physical Product Experiment [PPE #1] post, you can check that out here. To help ease you into this second post, I want to share a quick recap on what it is I am experim ...

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  • My March 2017 Monthly Income Report

    Welcome to my March 2017 Monthly Income Report. Fun fact: This is the 102nd monthly report published here on the blog. As always, I’m happy to share with you what happened during the past month, from the actions taken to the lessons learned, and, of course, the earnings report and where it all comes from. Income Summary Last month: $148,006.60 This month: $258,737.

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  • SPI 260: Undergoing a Website Overhaul with Rocket Code

    At this time last year, SmartPassiveIncome.com got a serious facelift. With the help of the amazing team over at RocketCode.io, we revamped the website to make it faster, sleeker, and more searchable, all in pursuit of providing you guys with the best experience possible. In today’s episode, you’ll meet two of the people who made this website overhaul possible: my Design Direct ...

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  • Website Redesign—One Year Later (Critical Lessons Learned)

    It’s been a year since the latest major redesign of the Smart Passive Income blog, and I wanted to give you an over-the-shoulder look at what has happened since, including all the great things and the not-so-great things. I also want to highlight some of the latest features and updates we’ve added based on what we learned. Let’s do this! The design before the recent update wasn’t terrible.

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  • SPI 258: The Productivity Project with Chris Bailey

    Productivity Month continues this week with even more tips and strategies for making the most of your day. Joining me today is expert Chris Bailey, author of The Productivity Project, with some incredible research that just might change how you think about productivity. Lots of us measure our productivity by how much we produce or create in a day, whether it’s answering 100 em ...

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  • My February 2017 Monthly Income Report

    Welcome to my second Income Report for 2017! It seems like this year is one of those years that’s going to fly by, because I felt like it was just yesterday that my January 2017 income report was published. I’m always happy to share my progress with you. Sometimes things go well and the numbers climb higher, and other months the numbers decrease.

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  • SPI 255: Deep Work with Cal Newport

    March is Productivity Month here at Smart Passive Income, and I’m kicking it off with a very special interview with Cal Newport, author of the game-changing productivity book, Deep Work. Cal caught on to the radical applications of “deep work” when he noticed how a particular approach to focus was transforming his productivity.

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  • Smart From Scratch Now Available!

    This announcement has been a long time coming, but I’m happy to share that my first and brand new course, Smart from Scratch, is now available! Registration for Smart From Scratch opens today, February 27, 2017, and closes on March 5, 2017 at midnight PST! Register here today! Smart from Scratch is a detailed, step-by-step course I created to help you find one winning business idea that’s wor.

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  • How to Get the Most Out of an Online Course

    Whose responsibility is it when it comes to the success rate of an online course? Put another way: if one of your students fails to see results after buying access to your online course, is it your fault, or their fault? Responsibility lies with both parties, but the fault of a failing student depends on a number of factors, which I’ll dig into here in this post.

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