Archive for the ‘Smart Passive Income’ Category

SPI 292: The Dark Side of Affiliate Marketing (and How to Do It Right!) (2017-11-17)

Everything has a sort of yin and yang, dark and white, and affiliate marketing is no different. It’s important to understand the light and the darkness, so let’s go a level deeper on our affiliate marketing journey; let’s talk about the dark side of affiliate marketing. I don’t want you to be scared of going […]

My October 2017 Income Report (2017-11-17)

Important Goings-On in October In October, I did more traveling than I had ever done in my whole life. Before I even get started, I just have to say, I’m so thankful to have an an amazingly supportive wife at home. April basically works overtime when I leave to speak at conferences, and with how […]

SPI 291: A Blueprint for a Successful Short-Term JV (Joint Venture) Affiliate Campaign (2017-11-10)

November is Affiliate Month here on SPI. Last week we talked about long-term affiliate relationships, so today we’re going to be talking in depth about how to create a successful blueprint for a short-term JV (joint venture) affiliate promotion. How is a short-term affiliate opportunity different, and how can you plan your campaigns to take […]

SPI 290: Affiliate Marketing: An Insider Look at My Most Successful Long-Term Campaigns (2017-11-8)

This whole month is all about affiliate marketing here on SPI and I couldn’t be more excited about today’s episode. Affiliate marketing is something I’m incredibly passionate about: It’s helped me make millions of dollars and it’s absolutely changed my life. Today I’m taking you through my process for getting started. I’ve learned so much […]

SPI 289: How Live Video Can Play a Role in Your Business (and How It’s Helped Mine) (2017-11-8)

Today I’m addressing a question I keep getting asked: What am I doing with my new live video studio? Why did I set it up, what’s my plan for it, and should you be investing money in live video? Today I’m answering all those questions. We’ll be talking about live video strategy, but also how […]

SPI 288: Interview with Bec and Joe from The 4 Blades (2017-11-8)

This is a fun one! I’m sitting down with Bec and Joe Winston, the brains behind The 4 Blades, a brand in a niche that I never knew existed. What is that niche? It’s a kitchen appliance called the Thermomix. You’ve probably never heard of Thermomixes, but Bec and Joe have built a vibrant digital […]

Build Your Own Brand 5-Day Challenge Begins Next Week! (2017-10-9)

Join the free Build Your Own Brand (BYOB) Challenge today and create the brand you’ve always wanted. The challenge kicks off in one week! Today, I’m excited to announce the biggest challenge ever presented to the readers of Drum roll, please. Now introducing a challenge for the ages: The 5-Day Build Your Own Brand […]

SPI 286: How to Build a Brand that Stands Out from the Crowd (2017-10-9)

Welcome to October, and welcome to Branding Month here on SPI! This month is all about building your brand, establishing your stake in the ground, and most importantly, building something that lasts. Today, I’m talking about the best actions you can take toward building a brand that stands out from the crowd. Starting an online […]

Three Must-Haves for Building a Successful Online Brand (2017-10-9)

Your guide to building an online brand that thrives. If you’re new, this is exactly where you should start; if you already have an online business, this is a fantastic refresher. Whatever your business’s goals are, this is the foundation that every online entrepreneur should have. This month here on Smart Passive Income, we’re going […]

SPI 285: Accidental Entrepreneurship and Design Commerce with Jeff Sheldon from (2017-10-9)

This month is crowdfunding month on I’m exploring all aspects of the process, from validating, to building your campaign, fulfillment after the fact, and everything in between. Today I’m talking to someone who’s been on the front lines of Kickstarter campaigns, founder Jeff Sheldon. In May, Jeff launched a Kickstarter campaign for Gather, […]