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A lot of people ask me what web applications I use, so I decided to write a post and share some of my favorites with you today! Below you’ll find a list of web applications I love, what I use them for and some quick tips for some of them too. Web Analytics and Optimization CrazyEgg—CrazyEgg is an extremely useful visual web analytics tool co-founded by Neil Patel.
Update (February 2016): Hey guys! While all of the information in this article is true and up-to-date, I just launched a book, Will It Fly?, that could be of even more use to you when it comes to vetting your new business idea and launching it with a bang. Check it out! Thanks for reading. I’m often asked about the biggest mistakes that I’ve made while starting and running m ...
Lately, I’ve been experimenting with a number of various blogging strategies to find those little things that are yielding big results, and I wanted to share those little things that are working for me with you today. These tips should take you less than 5 minutes to implement, and although they may seem small, they pack a huge punch. Let’s get right to it… 1.
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? Michael’s the mastermind behind so many amazing projects, including the This Is Your Life™ Podcast, Living Forward, Platform University, and an online course called 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever.
In business, just as in life, it’s important to have an understanding of who you are, where you’re going, what you want to achieve, and why you want to get there. You need to have goals, and those goals need to serve an overarching purpose. But, to get there, it takes effort. That’s why having a solid vision and mission statement for your business (and yourself!) is important.
Watch the episode on YouTube December has arrived, and it’s time to set our sights on what we hope to achieve in 2017. In this episode of SPI TV, I’ll share the steps I’m taking to set myself up for success next year and take stock of what I accomplished in 2016. I’ll be using Michael Hyatt’s new ebook, Achieve More in 2017, to guide me through important steps in my planning process.
Wouldn’t it be awesome to share the story of your business on TV? Or see it covered in your local newspaper? Or on your favorite radio show, podcast, or blog? This kind of media exposure can do wonders for the growth of your business. That’s why I’ve brought the amazing Christina Nicholson on the show today to talk all things PR (public relations).
It’s Thanksgiving this week here in the United States, and since we’ve been talking a lot about gratitude this month, I thought it would be fun to finish off the month (whether you live in the US or not) by giving you a fun and rewarding challenge (and bonus giveaway)! Before the challenge starts, I’d first like to tell you a quick story about my executive assistant, Jessica.
Every successful online entrepreneur needs the right toolkit. That’s why I’ve asked my good friend Chris Ducker on the show today to talk through a few of our favorite tools—namely, our most-used business and productivity apps of the past year! Working alone or with a small team often means wearing several hats: social media manager, podcast producer, webmaster, and more.
If you know me, even just a tiny bit, you know that I make an effort to express my appreciation for the amazing people around me. Because, you know what? There are so many amazing people around me, and I wholeheartedly appreciate each and every one of you. Here’s why. Between 2005 and 2008, I worked in an architecture firm. While I was there, I worked my tail off day in and day out.
Watch the episode on YouTube Yesterday, I teamed up with the awesome folks at Teachable for a webinar on increasing the success rate of your online course students. We had such a great discussion that I wanted to share a replay of that webinar with you today. In the webinar, I’m joined by some fantastic course creators from a variety of backgrounds and business niches.
Conferences can be a thrilling, unforgettable way to connect with fellow entrepreneurs and learn from the online business community. But which conferences should you go to? How do you meet other people once you’re there? And what on earth do you talk about? In today’s episode, I’m answering all these questions and more.
Important Goings-On in October One of the most important things that happened in October was that on October 1, tickets for the Backstreet Boys in Vegas went on sale. I wanted to buy tickets for my wife, who is a hardcore BSB fan. She literally has action figures of each of the members, among other types of random BSB paraphernalia.
On October 28, 2016, Smart Passive Income turned eight years old. I can hardly believe it! We’ve come such a long way since 2008, and I’d like to take a moment to reflect on how this community has changed. In this episode, you’ll get a glimpse of what life used to be like at SPI headquarters—including my not-so-glamorous home office and the very first incarnation of the Sm ...
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I’ve studied several entrepreneurs throughout my journey as a business owner, and there are a few qualities that are pretty obvious in terms of what it takes to become successful. Characteristics such as persistence, leadership, and having an open mind are just a few. But, over the course of my eight years as an entrepreneur, I’ve learned about one quality in particular that ...
My guest today is a passionate advocate of something too many entrepreneurs take for granted: mentorship. Ellory Wells of ElloryWells.com is here to explain why you should be surrounding yourself with business role models, supportive peers, and a network that holds you accountable to your goals. Ellory is a big believer in the power of mastermind groups.
I love sharing success stories from Smart Passive Income Podcast listeners. I’m constantly amazed at the creativity and drive of this community, and this week’s guest is no exception. Here today is Open Home Automation‘s Marco Schwartz, an online entrepreneur who teaches others how to program their own home automation systems using simple tutorials and tools.
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