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    • My November 2017 Monthly Income Report

      Over the past few years, the business has become more and more like a machine. Although I’m definitely keeping myself busy with new projects, more parts of the business become automated. This is thanks to the team that I’ve built, the software we’re using, and the rules and procedures we have in place. The blog, the podcast, the emails—a lot of it is automated, which is great.

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  • A Dos and Don’ts Guide to Finding Business Partners

    … Some of the most common questions I receive from the SPI audience are about the legal aspect of starting a business. Although I’ve had my fair share of legal-related experiences (both positive and negative) since starting my business, I also know that I don’t know everything and need someone in my corner who does. That’s why I’ve been working…

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  • How to Start with Paid Advertising

    … I’ve never run a paid advertisement for my own products. Why? Well, simply because I’ve never had any products of my own to sell. One of my goals for 2017 is to shift the higher percentage of income coming from affiliate marketing (selling the products of others for a commission) to earnings generated from my own stuff. The primary driver…

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  • My April 2017 Monthly Income Report

    … Welcome to my April 2017 Monthly Income Report! As always, I create these reports to share the latest happenings with my online businesses, including the wins, the failures, the lessons learned, and the income generated along the way. Income Summary Last month: $258,737.45 This month: $102,915.99 Last 12 months: $1,764,106.36 Expenses…

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  • 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…

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

    … to conversations with your audience, your idea won’t fly. Feedback with the Physical Product Experiment Let’s get back to why I’m here: the physical product experiment. Even before this experiment started, I initiated conversations with people to gauge their reactions. I actually talk about the questions I asked of people specifically in Smart From Scratch…

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  • SPI 260: Undergoing a Website Overhaul with Rocket Code

    … overhaul possible: my Design Director, Dustin Tevis, and Project Manager, Corey Hivner. Dusty and Corey are seasoned experts at crafting websites that both function well and look amazing. That’s no easy feat, either—building a great website requires a big-picture understanding of both design and engineering. That’s why I’ve invited them on the show…

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

    … this! The design before the recent update wasn’t terrible. In fact, it was great! We actually converted the custom theme into a distributable WordPress theme that hundreds of people have since downloaded and are now using for their own website. It’s called the SPI Pro Theme, and you can check it out here on StudioPress. It was the number one downloaded theme…

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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…

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