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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.
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.
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 ...
In one of my all-time favorite books, The One Thing, authors Gary Kellar and Jay Papasan describe the domino effect, which is what happens when you focus on the small task or project you should be doing that’ll have the biggest impact on everything else that happens ahead of it. Because a domino can knock over another one that’s double its size, the effect is massive over a re ...
Some of my favorite stories from the Smart Passive Income Podcast are those where brave entrepreneurs took risks, changed career paths, and found enormous success in the process. Today’s guest is an expert on this kind of pivoting—in fact, she literally wrote the book on it. She’s Jenny Blake, author of PIVOT, a handbook for navigating life’s big turning points.
Here is a common experience: You get incredibly excited about a new business idea or project. Maybe you’ve had it in the back of your head for a long time and something finally clicked inside of you to start working on it. Or, maybe it’s something you just thought of and you want to get it up and running as soon as possible.
When it comes to gift-giving, are you still abiding by the age-old saying, “It’s the thought that counts”? Today’s guest is about to prove you wrong in the best way possible. Joining me for this episode is professional giver John Ruhlin, who’s built a career out of helping others give better gifts.
I always get excited at the end of each year, not only because Christmas is my favorite time of year (and my birthday happens to land in December), but because I get to reflect on the lessons learned and examine the numbers to see what’s been working, and what I can improve. We shouldn’t have to wait until the end of the year to reflect on these kinds of things, but we can’t h ...
The Smart Passive Income Podcast kicks off 2017 with a very special episode I know you’re going to love. Joining me today are Eric Nordhoff and James Frazier, two guys who’ve built an astonishingly successful brand called The Walker Stalkers. Eric and James have created a fan-driven business empire around their love of the hit AMC show, The Walking Dead.
If you could accomplish only one thing in 2017, what would it be? Before you answer that question, I’d like for you to let it sink in and really give it some meaningful thought. While you do that, I’m going to explain my process in coming up with my own answer. Ready? Let’s do this! The question you see above is one I asked myself toward the end of 2016, a time when a lot of ...
Can you believe we’ve arrived at our last episode for 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. In this episode, we’ll flash back to six episodes from 2016 that raised the bar.
2016 is almost over, and what a year it has been! Some of the major highlights were: Will It Fly? was self-published and became a Wall Street Journal bestseller. The SPI blog was completely redesigned from the ground up. The SPI Podcast surpassed 30,000,000 ...
2016 is almost over, and what a year it has been! Some of the major highlights were: Will It Fly? was self-published and became a Wall Street Journal bestseller. The SPI blog was completely redesigned from the ground up. The SPI Podcast surpassed 30,000,000 total downloads! I launched a beta version of my first course, Smart From Scratch, which sold to 100+ students.
Back in 2011, Sol Orwell was frustrated. The health and fitness corner of the Internet was packed with misinformation about supplements, and there was no comprehensive source for real research. Sol decided to solve this problem like he solves lots of his problems: by building a reliable, trusted business to connect people with the right information. That’s how Examine.com was born.
As we quickly approach the end of the 2016, which was a wild year indeed, I thought it would be fun to do a recap of some of my favorite posts, podcasts, and SPI TV episodes published here on SPI this past year. Before I do, however, I’d like to publicly thank my editorial content manager, Janna Maron, for helping keep me and the rest of the SPI team on track to deliver, for t ...
Nathan Barry is back, and in this episode, he’s giving you a look under the hood at his own email marketing company, ConvertKit. If you’ve ever wondered how to bootstrap a business, this is the episode for you. Nathan has built and grown ConvertKit using customer funding and money from his own pocket—and that’s all.
As you know, I post these income reports not only to share the numbers behind my business, but also to share all of the important lessons I’ve learned and my plans for the future. I’ve been posting these reports since October 2008 when the blog started, so if you want to go back into the archives and check them out, head on over to the income report page here.
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.
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