The Smart Passive Income Online Business And Blogging Podcast

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Synopsis

Pat Flynn from The Smart Passive Income Blog reveals all of his online business and blogging strategies, income sources and killer marketing tips and tricks so you can be ahead of the curve with your online business or blog. Discover how you can create multiple passive income streams that work for you so that you can have the time and freedom to do what you love, whether it's traveling the world, or just living comfortably at home. Although Pat confesses he is not a millionaire, he's been supporting his family 100% with passive income generated online, easily earning a six-figure salary while working only a few hours a week. Automation, outsourcing, crowdsourcing, search engine optimization, building authority and trust, niche sites, social media, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Podcasting, eBooks, online courses, affiliate marketing, getting things done and everything that works (and doesn't work) to help you better understand how to crush it with your online business.

Episodes

  • SPI 463: Behind the Scenes: My New Hobby YouTube Channel (and How I Pulled It Off)

    SPI 463: Behind the Scenes: My New Hobby YouTube Channel (and How I Pulled It Off)

    03/03/2021 Duration: 32min

    #463: Starting off in a brand-new space can be hard for anyone but there are some strategies and mindsets you can use to optimize your approach. Today I'm going to break it down for you as I talk about my new YouTube channel . . . in the Pokemon card collecting space. But how did I make some noise in a space that I was essentially coming into for the first time? How did I fit a brand-new project into my life on top of everything else that I do? My foray into the Pokemon card YouTube space is an excellent case study in doing exactly that, so give this episode a listen! Also, make sure you stick around until the very end: I've got a very exciting announcement for you about the future of the Smart Passive Income Podcast. Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session463

  • SPI 462: Everything about Podcast Advertising: Growing Your Business and Making More Money with Podcast Ads with Heather Osgood

    SPI 462: Everything about Podcast Advertising: Growing Your Business and Making More Money with Podcast Ads with Heather Osgood

    24/02/2021 Duration: 51min

    #462: The cash flow between advertisers and podcasters recently has been insane — some projections say over $1 billion will be spent on podcast ads in 2021. So where do you start, whether you're someone with their own show or an advertiser with a product or service you want to spread the word about? If your curiosity is piqued, you're in the right place. Here to help answer your questions about podcast ads — whether you're a podcaster or an advertiser — is Heather Osgood of True Native Media. Podcast advertising is a massive opportunity and Heather has a ton of wisdom to share on the topic. Don't miss this one. Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session462

  • The Surprising State of Podcasting in 2021

    The Surprising State of Podcasting in 2021

    19/02/2021 Duration: 34min

    If you're familiar with this podcast then you've probably heard me talk about the power of podcasting. Seriously, it can be life-changing. But what's going on out there in the "podverse" — what's the state of podcasting in 2021?Whether you're new to podcasting or already have a show of your own, today's bonus episode is a must-listen: our guest is none other than Buzzsprout's head of marketing, Alban Brooke. Alban's sharing a ton of insight based on what he's seeing in the industry, where it's going, how to leverage social media to bring more listeners onto your show — there's something in here for everyone!By the way, I would highly recommend checking out Buzzsprout as a hosting provider, plus you can get some extra time on your plan if you go through SmartPassiveIncome.com/buzzsprout. [Full disclosure: As an affiliate, I receive compensation if you purchase through this link.] Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/podcast2021

  • SPI 461: How YOUR Life Experiences Translate into Serving Others Online and on Stage with Darryll Stinson

    SPI 461: How YOUR Life Experiences Translate into Serving Others Online and on Stage with Darryll Stinson

    17/02/2021 Duration: 34min

    #461: Darryll was a Division I athlete when his football career essentially... imploded. By learning how to pick himself up from that event, including a serious turning point in his life due to a suicide attempt, Darryll realized an incredible new mission: to help people, specifically athletes, to find their next big passion. He's now a two-time TEDx speaker and the author of an Amazon best-selling book: Who Am I After Sports? An Athletes Roadmap to Discover New Purpose and Live Fulfilled. He's here today to share his story, how he created his foundation, Second Chance Athletes, and his roadmap for finding your next passion in life. He's bringing the heat so go ahead and hit that play button! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session461

  • SPI 460: The Easy Way to Start Freelancing Now to Make Money and Change Your Life with Jay Clouse

    SPI 460: The Easy Way to Start Freelancing Now to Make Money and Change Your Life with Jay Clouse

    10/02/2021 Duration: 36min

    #460: So look, I usually don't try to "sell" anyone too hard when it comes to these episodes, but this one might just change your life. Why? Well, if I had to suggest ways to get started tomorrow, this would be one of my top recommendations: start freelancing now. With us today is Jay Clouse, Community Experience Director for Smart Passive Income. He's also the creator of Freelancing School, an incredible resource for anyone who wants to learn how to make money with freelancing. He's going to break down some of the in and outs of freelancing for us: from where to focus early on to landing your first clients and asking for referrals or testimonials. Like I said at the top, this episode could change your life so don't hesitate to give it a listen! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session460

  • Why Community Is Everything In 2021 (and Beyond) — Bonus Episode with Circle.so

    Why Community Is Everything In 2021 (and Beyond) — Bonus Episode with Circle.so

    08/02/2021 Duration: 01h13min

    Bonus episodes are a rare occurrence here but we're doing this one because we feel compelled to tell you about an incredible shift happening in our industry and an amazing tool we're using to ride that shift. It's called Circle. Today, we're going to explain why community is everything and why we describe our commitment to the community within SPI as the beating heart of the business. We're so stoked that there are actually three segments within this bonus episode: a one-on-one interview and two roundtables. There's tons of actionable advice through this whole episode, whether you have a community of your own or are just starting to think about it. I can't emphasize enough what an amazing, critical opportunity online communities are for creators; Circle is an invaluable asset in making it happen. Check out Circle at SmartPassiveIncome.com/circle [Full Disclosure: I'm a compensated advisor and an affiliate for Circle]. Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/circlebonus

  • SPI 459: The Right Formula to Win on YouTube with Derral Eves

    SPI 459: The Right Formula to Win on YouTube with Derral Eves

    03/02/2021 Duration: 50min

    Is there a formula to winning on YouTube? We've been getting requests for an episode just like this one for a while, which is why I'm thrilled to bring on Derral Eves, founder of VidSummit. He is an absolute master when it comes to understanding what it takes to grow massive channels on YouTube, which is why he has a new book out: The YouTube Formula: How Anyone Can Unlock the Algorithm to Drive Views, Build an Audience, and Grow Revenue. Today, he's diving into some of his strategies. We get seriously deep today. There's a lot of super-specific, invaluable information here about how to grow your channel, so grab something to take notes with, and let's do this thing! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session459

  • Welcome to the Smart Passive Income Podcast!

    Welcome to the Smart Passive Income Podcast!

    02/02/2021 Duration: 02min

    This is the podcast for people who want to create and sustain a passive income stream online! Whether you have a side-hustle already in the works, don’t even know where to begin, or just want to crush it with what you got — this show has it all: from expert advice from people like Michael Hyatt, Amy Porterfield, and Gary Vaynerchuck to deep dives on marketing, social media, podcasting, YouTubing, and living a balanced, rewarding life as an entrepreneur.The guests here share all they can so that you can flourish, no matter what your personal goals are or where you’re at. Tune in every Wednesday!

  • SPI 458: Nailing Your Pitch and Growing Your Business with Maria Failla (SPI Pro COTM Winner)

    SPI 458: Nailing Your Pitch and Growing Your Business with Maria Failla (SPI Pro COTM Winner)

    27/01/2021 Duration: 37min

    Imagine you got on an elevator today, right now even, with someone who could benefit from your business. You have 60 seconds to convince them. What would you say? To put it bluntly, nailing your pitch is mission-critical. That's why we launched an elevator pitch contest as our Challenge of the Month on SPI Pro back in July. The prize was an appearance on the SPI podcast, which is why we have Maria Failla on the show today! Hopefully, today's episode clues you into the importance of nailing your pitch and inspires you to try this exercise for yourself. If you do, tag me on Twitter or Instagram @PatFlynn. Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session458

  • SPI 457: The Secret to Taking Risks  How to Make It Work - Behind the Scenes with Katie Kimball

    SPI 457: The Secret to Taking Risks & How to Make It Work - Behind the Scenes with Katie Kimball

    20/01/2021 Duration: 47min

    One event put Katie in a position to ultimately change the lives of tens of thousands of children and families all over the world: An email from a book publisher (whom she actually hasn't heard from since). But Katie's career isn't built on luck. She had to first ask questions — something she's insanely good at. She also describes herself as a "medium-speed" entrepreneur, mitigating risk wherever possible. Take a step behind the curtain of Katie's business with me today. We're diving into her origin story, the ins and outs of the decisions she made along the way, her secret to taking risks, and the strategies she's used to bring her business to the next level. I know that by listening in you'll be inspired to apply these takeaways towards your journey too. Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session457

  • SPI 456: From Side Hustle to a Life-Changing Business - How Josh Hall and His Courses Made It Happen

    SPI 456: From Side Hustle to a Life-Changing Business - How Josh Hall and His Courses Made It Happen

    13/01/2021 Duration: 57min

    You know those stories that start out "once I was in a rock band . . . " ? It turns out that drumming in a rock band would put Josh Hall in the right place for a major entrepreneurial lightbulb to go off. Fast forward about a decade and Josh would be running his own web design firm and launching wildly successful courses for entrepreneurs hoping to follow in his footsteps. Here's how Josh did it all: you'll learn how Josh transitioned from his first clients to starting his agency, building a suite of online courses, and creating his new membership site. He'll talk you through all the "whys" behind those decisions, some of the hard lessons he learned early on, and the revolutionary effect podcasting has had on his business. There's a lot of ground to cover today — roll tape! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session456

  • SPI 455: How to Build a Trust-Worthy Brand in a Crowded Space with Rob Maurer from Tesla Daily

    SPI 455: How to Build a Trust-Worthy Brand in a Crowded Space with Rob Maurer from Tesla Daily

    06/01/2021 Duration: 46min

    This might surprise you, but there's really only one show that I absolutely have to listen to . . . every week. Actually, every day. The show is Tesla Daily, which is why I couldn't be more thrilled to have its host Rob Maurer on the show today!If you want a behind-the-curtain peek at how someone with over 100,000 YouTube subscribers produces a hard-hitting podcast every day, you're in the right place. Even more impressive is how Rob's built a trust-worthy brand in such a crowded space.What does it take to keep up production with a daily show like this? How do you combine an audio-first podcast with the power of YouTube? And what does Rob do when Elon Musk posts a controversial tweet? All that and more today — press play, y'all! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session455

  • SPI 454: The Most Impactful Podcast Episodes of 2020 (and a Look Forward)

    SPI 454: The Most Impactful Podcast Episodes of 2020 (and a Look Forward)

    30/12/2020 Duration: 34min

    I want you to step into the DeLorean with me for a moment, because we're going back in time all the way to January . . . of 2020.Think of this episode as a guide to the year, in terms of SPI podcast episodes. From deeply personal and heartfelt stories to actionable advice and expert strategies for everything from email marketing to TikTok, this shortlist of 17 episodes has something for everyone. Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session454

  • SPI 453: A Reflection on 2020 and a Chat about Our 2021 Goals

    SPI 453: A Reflection on 2020 and a Chat about Our 2021 Goals

    23/12/2020 Duration: 31min

    I've been an entrepreneur for over a decade and, oh man, I've definitely never had a year like this one. It's been a serious doozy, so some reflection needs to be done. And that's what this episode is all about. Just you and me today. I'm going to take you through five things — events, decisions, etc — from 2020. We're talking the good, the struggles, the pivots, the lessons learned, all of it, so that we can move forward confidently into 2021. It's not just about what didn't happen this year — the in-person events, for example — it's about what is possible because of the changes we're all having to embrace. And that mindset shift can open up a completely different way of thinking about everything 2020 threw our way. Let's get started! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session453

  • SPI 452: Can You Actually Have It All? How a Mom of 8 Kids Tries to Make It Work (and the Hard Lessons Learned)

    SPI 452: Can You Actually Have It All? How a Mom of 8 Kids Tries to Make It Work (and the Hard Lessons Learned)

    16/12/2020 Duration: 49min

    How do you balance every 24 hours between business, family or personal relationships, and the rest of it? Well, what if you had eight kids on top of running a business? (Is that even possible?) Like today's guest Lisa Canning says: "the juggle is real," and whether or not you're a parent, I promise you at some point, you're going to be juggling. So many entrepreneurs feel like success comes at the detriment of other areas in their life. Is equilibrium even possible? If you're asking questions like this, I highly recommend listening to this episode. Lisa's going to take us through her own story, from a meltdown in her minivan to finding a more holistic approach to business and life. You'll learn Lisa's three-part framework for balancing work and life, plus a great "litmus test" for checking whether that balance is off. Whether you have eight kids or none, this episode is for you! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session452

  • SPI 451: The Most Insane Journey to Becoming an Entrepreneur Ive Ever Heard: Casanova Brooks and Achieving Your Dreams

    SPI 451: The Most Insane Journey to Becoming an Entrepreneur I've Ever Heard: Casanova Brooks and Achieving Your Dreams

    09/12/2020 Duration: 47min

    There's a saying that you're going to hear on this episode that I absolutely love: "Joy wouldn't feel so good if it wasn't for pain." It's a heck of a true statement, and Casanova Brooks, today's guest, has truly lived it.Today, he's taking us through his experience: from his tough upbringing to how he found his drive, why he decided to pursue real estate, and what he learned from a tough period sleeping next to a water heater. This one is super motivating, super inspirational, and there's a ton of solid advice in here about finding mentorship, discovering your drive, and setting goals for yourself. And the title says it all: this is the most insane journey to becoming an entrepreneur I've ever heard. Let's dig in! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session451

  • SPI 450: Entrepreneur Growth, Self-Discovery, and Pivoting in Tough Times

    SPI 450: Entrepreneur Growth, Self-Discovery, and Pivoting in Tough Times

    02/12/2020 Duration: 44min

    Can you imagine being in the travel influencer industry when COVID-19 hit? Kristin Addis is the creator at BeMyTravelMuse.com—a site for travelers, especially solo female backpackers. Kristin works with brands and organizes special trips for adventurers. Kristin's no stranger to adversity. Her whole travel adventure started when she was four years deep in a top-notch corporate job that she just knew from day one wasn't going to stick.How is she innovating and keeping her business thriving? Kristin's going to take us through it all today, from her business's origin story and the decisive moments when she knew to stay with it, to adapting to a post-COVID world, to getting vulnerable and creating new offerings for her audience. A lot of great inspiration in this one—let's go!

  • SPI 449: A Blast from the Past and Lifes Interesting Journey — Back After 8 Years

    SPI 449: A Blast from the Past and Life's Interesting Journey — Back After 8 Years

    25/11/2020 Duration: 42min

    It's been 8 years and exactly 400 episodes since Brendan Hufford last joined us on the show. He's back to give us an update on where life has taken him since then. We talk about his experience as an admin for the SPI Facebook community, how the idea for SPI Pro started, and what lessons he's learned as a father of four and an entrepreneur. Brendan is an SEO expert—you can learn more at SEO for the Rest of Us. He's also going to dive into what we should know about SEO and why you don't need a thousand-dollar course to learn SEO the right way. There's a lot to talk about so let's dive in! Show notes and more at SmartPassiveIncome.com/session449

  • SPI 448: How to Use Scarcity and Urgency to 10x Your Sales and Marketing with Jack Born

    SPI 448: How to Use Scarcity and Urgency to 10x Your Sales and Marketing with Jack Born

    18/11/2020 Duration: 39min

    Our job as marketers to help people make decisions, even life-changing ones. Creating scarcity and urgency ("scurgency," as I once heard someone put it) is the name of the game.Why is scarcity so necessary and what can it do for us? What's the psychology of selling, how do you set deadlines in a genuine way, and how do you help someone commit to life-changing action? Jack Born, today's guest, has the answers to those questions and more, plus a story about kitesurfing that perfectly illustrates the power of deadlines

  • SPI 447: The Story of Matt DAvella and His Rise to YouTube Fame

    SPI 447: The Story of Matt D'Avella and His Rise to YouTube Fame

    11/11/2020 Duration: 45min

    Matt D'Avella is one of the most entertaining YouTubers I've found in a long time—his videos are engaging and his storytelling is brilliant. He's also the director of the 2015 documentary film Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things. In this episode, Matt starts at the beginning and unpacks how he was able to go from $97k in student loans to debt-free with a thriving YouTube channel. He explains how he found his voice in front of the camera, his process for creating high-view uploads, and why he launched his new course platform, Slow Growth Academy.Whether you're a YouTuber yourself or just want a peek behind the curtain at someone who's doing it really, really right, this one's for you. Show notes available at: SmartPassiveIncome.com/session447

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