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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.

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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.

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Pat really gives it his heart and has a great story to try to emulate.

My favorite podcast!

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My go to podcast for all things business and even some lifestyle (like parenting) too!

iTunes Ratings

3121 Ratings
Average Ratings
2785
139
86
34
77

Useful

By Deezeezy - May 15 2020
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Pat really gives it his heart and has a great story to try to emulate.

My favorite podcast!

By acarmeli1 - Feb 28 2020
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My go to podcast for all things business and even some lifestyle (like parenting) too!
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The Smart Passive Income Online Business and Blogging Podcast

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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.

Rank #1: SPI 374: The Psychology of Money and Wealth with Ramit Sethi

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#374: I walk the streets of New York City with Ramit Sethi to talk about why you need to change the way you think about wealth and money. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session374

Jun 05 2019

55mins

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Rank #2: SPI 089: Gary Vaynerchuk and How to Fight and WIN with Social Media (+My 50 Book Giveaway!) #JJJRH

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#089: In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m extremely happy to welcome Gary Vaynerchuk to the show! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session89

Nov 27 2013

39mins

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Rank #3: SPI 192: (Updated Recording) Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 1

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#192: Get my updated information regarding generating passive income online, plus wisdom I've gathered from my own experiences with passive income. Learn all the ways you can generate a passive income online, the crucial difference between passive income and other types of business, and strategies for building your audience, however broad or niche-focused. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session192

Dec 16 2015

49mins

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Rank #4: SPI 099: Buying Stuff and Selling It on Amazon (For 6 Figures a Year!) with Jessica and Cliff Larrew

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#099: I’m extremely happy to introduce Jessica and Cliff Larrew, a married couple (and team!) who have decided to walk away from the 9 to 5 lifestyle and instead build a business which allows them to live very comfortably and have freedom and flexibility with their time. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session99

Feb 27 2014

43mins

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Rank #5: SPI 144: Building a Million Dollar Business in 12 Months with Ryan Moran

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#144: Here with me this week, by popular demand, is e-commerce superstar Ryan Moran from Freedom Fast Lane. Ryan’s going to walk you through building a business selling through Amazon, using one of his own companies as a model. You’ll get the nitty-gritty details of choosing a product, creating your inventory, and making Amazon work for you. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session144

Jan 16 2015

54mins

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Rank #6: SPI 243: How to Create Your Life Vision Plan with Michael Hyatt

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#243: 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? Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session243

Dec 07 2016

47mins

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Rank #7: SPI 092: The Psychology of Selling and How to Price Your Products with Ramit Sethi

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#092: In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m stoked to welcome Ramit Sethi from I Will Teach You to Be Rich to the podcast! Ramit’s blog is one of the first blogs I ever subscribed to back in 2006 when I was still working at an architecture firm before I had any idea I would eventually create businesses of my own. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session92

Dec 20 2013

43mins

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Rank #8: SPI 193: (Updated Recording) Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 2

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#193: Part two of my updated episode regarding generating passive income online, plus wisdom I've gathered from my own experiences with passive income. Learn how to generate passive income from affiliate marketing, advertising, e-books, podcasts, and online courses. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session193

Dec 23 2015

1hr

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Rank #9: SPI 359: How to Build a Business You Enjoy Even with Little Time—with Dana Malstaff

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#359: Boss Mom Founder Dana Malstaff lays out approaches for building an online following, climbing the business ladder, and optimizing your time—even if you don't have much time available in the first place. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session359

Feb 20 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #10: SPI 136: How to Build an Online Course That Sells with David Siteman Garland

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#136: In this session of the podcast, David treats us to his invaluable advice on creating and selling your own online course, something he’s helped loads of people in all different niches do already. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session136

Nov 20 2014

1hr 22mins

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Rank #11: SPI 266: How to Start Selling on Amazon with Ryan and Nick from Online Selling Experiment

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#266: Online Selling Experiment's Ryan and Nick have built their thriving business selling products through Amazon, and they're here today to explain just how they did it. We discuss the Fulfillment by Amazon program, who this type of passive income is right for, and how to get started. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session266

May 17 2017

53mins

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Rank #12: SPI 337: The Riches Are in the Niches—The Advantage of SMALL

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#337: Sit back and let me tell you about the five big advantages to starting small and niche with entrepreneurship! I cover the Four Ps, why companies pay top dollar to work with businesses that have niche audiences, and why starting small is great if you don't have a lot of money to get started. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session337

Sep 26 2018

31mins

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Rank #13: SPI 227: 15 Entrepreneurs Answer: “What I Wish I’d Known Before Starting My Own Business”

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#227: In this week’s episode, I’ve asked 15 of my fellow entrepreneurs for to share their advice on starting a business with you. Here's what each of them wishes they had known before they started their business. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session227

Aug 17 2016

50mins

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Rank #14: SPI 229: Tips for Building a Simple and Effective Website and Brand with Jess Catorc

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#229: Web designer and SPI listener Jess Catorc is here this week to share her web design tips for entrepreneurs, plus her own entrepreneurial journey to success. Jess shares the most common mistakes entrepreneurs make with their websites and how you can show off your personality through your website. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session229

Aug 31 2016

54mins

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Rank #15: SPI 122: From Teachers to Totally Rocking It Online—Shane and Jocelyn Sams Share Their Success Story

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#122: Today I’d like to share an incredible success story packed with valuable strategies and actionable tips from not just one, but two people—a husband and wife combo who each have their own respective successful online businesses in completely different niches. Shane and Jocelyn Sams were teachers (Shane a teacher and football coach and Jocelyn a librarian) before they discovered the Smart Passive Income Podcast and gave online business a shot. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session122

Aug 15 2014

42mins

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Rank #16: SPI 394: Organizing Your Life with April and Eric Perry

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#394: April and Eric Perry help people escape the piles of stuff we're all drowning in by re-organizing their lives through their community and courses at LearnDoBecome.com. Hear how they have created their own superfans, as well as what they learned from Don Miller to transform their messaging. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session394

Oct 23 2019

57mins

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Rank #17: SPI 158: How to Productize Your Service-Based Business

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#158: This episode is all about productizing your service-based business. With me this week is productization all-star Brian Casel, founder of Casjam.com. If you’re curious how to go about productizing your service, what service you should choose, or what’s worked for others, Brian has answers for you. He’s drawing on his own experience as a web developer to bring you advice for delegating, streamlining, and standardizing your service. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session158

Apr 22 2015

48mins

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Rank #18: SPI 326: From $50k in Debt to Business Success in Less than a Year—How to Be Mindful and Ruthless

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#326: How Full Stack Designer Sagi Shrieber overcame debt and created an amazing community and lifestyle by taking massive action. Sagi discusses the investments he made into his business, even when he didn't have a regular salary and was $50k in debt. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session326

Jul 11 2018

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Rank #19: SPI 170: The Secrets of a Successful Product Launch with Ramit Sethi

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#170: Ramit Sethi is here again, and this time, he’s offering up everything you need to know to launch an online product. Today, you’ll get all the dos and don’ts of preparing for a successful launch, as well as expert advice on how to generate both maximum profit and maximum impact in those crucial first days. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session170

Jul 15 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #20: SPI 194: (Updated Recording) Types of Passive Income Generated Online and What to Expect From Each – Part 3

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#194: Learn how to explore passive income business models that will help you break free from trading your time for money once and for all. In this episode, learn how to make money with membership sites and software products. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session194

Dec 30 2015

43mins

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SPI 429: Taking Your Business to the Next Level with SPI Pro

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#429: I couldn't be more excited to finally reveal a project we've been working on in secret for almost a year! My business partner, Matt Gartland, joins me to talk about the exciting new SPI Pro Community, a membership community for aspiring entrepreneurs. Online community development, a private network rooted around common goals, focus, ethics, and vision. It all starts with our Founding Members. Will you be one of them? Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session429

Jul 01 2020

31mins

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SPI 428: Inside the Start of an Online Membership Community with Kevin Fremon

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#428: In this session of the SPI Podcast I speak with Kevin Fremon, an entrepreneur who's just getting started building an online membership community to better serve and support his audience. We discuss why it's so important to test your idea before you commit, the differences between various membership platforms, and what makes a community leader smile like a giddy kid. Podcast show notes are available at https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session428

Jun 24 2020

49mins

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SPI 427: Since Launching a Physical Product, Here's What We've Learned—SwitchPod Updates

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#427: This episode of the SPI Podcast is about the business at SwitchPod, a physical product my videographer, Caleb Wojcik—who joins me—and I created. From an idea in 2017, to a $418K Kickstarter launch in 2019, to building and shipping it, to placement on Amazon and retail stores... It's been awesome, and we want to share what we're learning along the way to help you fast-forward your own physical product success. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session427

Jun 17 2020

43mins

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SPI 426: Black Entrepreneurs Speak Out, Volume 1

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#426: In an effort to spend more time listening to and amplifying the voices of SPI's Black community, we invited people to submit a recording via SpeakPipe sharing whatever they felt comfortable. Team Flynn did not disappoint. Numerous Black entrepreneurs responded, sharing their challenges, promoting their businesses, sharing advice and resources, and telling their stories. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session426

Jun 10 2020

46mins

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Emergency Episode #5: A Message From Our Team

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We’re pausing our regular content this week to honor and mourn the lives of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the countless others in the Black community who have been taken too soon. My teams at SPI Media, Fusebox, Flynndustries, and SwitchPod are taking stock of what we need to do to help bring an end to systemic racism. We’re also opening up a forum for our Black community members and Black entrepreneurs to be heard at http://smartpassiveincome.com/contribute.

Jun 05 2020

2mins

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SPI 425: How to Host a Lower-Priced Workshop to Lead to a Higher-Priced Product, with Rick Mulready

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#425: Imagine you sell a valuable premium product—one people aren't buying because of the high price point. How do you get them to buy? In this episode I share an honest, authentic marketing tactic used successfully by my friend Rick Mulready, from The Art of Online Business Podcast and RickMulready.com. Here is step-by-step guidance on leading people to a higher-priced product using a lower-priced workshop. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session425

May 27 2020

51mins

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SPI 424: The Antidote to Dry Marketing and Sales, with Ann Handley

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#424: Ann Handley is a Wall Street Journal-bestselling author who helps businesses escape marketing mediocrity to ignite tangible results—and she's here to talk about how we can best portray our authentic selves to effectively market our brands. Learn why so many people are bad at marketing, an incredibly simple way to approach marketing that turns what most people do on its head, and whether likability is even that important. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session424

May 20 2020

32mins

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SPI 423: A Copywriting Masterclass and Sales Page Components that Convert, with Prerna Malik

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#423: In this episode of the SPI Podcast, I talk to Prerna Malik about how to become a better conversion copywriter. You'll learn the elements of Prerna's proprietary copywriting process, how to lead a browser to become a buyer, the difference between a bad testimonial and a great one, and how to get social proof before you even have your first customer. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session423

May 13 2020

53mins

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SPI 422: Email Marketing Audit: Which of These Email Marketing Strategies Are You Actually Doing?

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#422: In this solo show, I share a little ten-point quiz you can take to test the strength of your email marketing strategy, and I let you in on some of my email marketing secrets. This isn't the traditional stuff I hope you’re doing already, like writing great subject lines, cleaning your email list, and paying attention to deliverability. No—these are tips from deep inside the Smart Passive Income toolbox. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session422

May 06 2020

41mins

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Emergency Episode #4: Podcasting During Covid-19 (and Your Big Opportunity)

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Podcasting has definitely been affected by the pandemic. Numbers are down for some, however, in some industries, the numbers are way up. Why though? Also, why might now be a great time to start a podcast, and how do we, in this environment, best grow our podcast? All that and more in this episode. Check out Buzzsprout, which we talk about in this episode:  smartpassiveincome.com/buzzsprout.

And download the SPI Podcast Cheat Sheet, which gives you step-by-step guidance on starting your podcast. 

May 04 2020

31mins

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SPI 421: Deborah Niemann: Deborah's Online Course Success Story (About Goats—Yes, Goats)

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#421: In this episode, I interview Deborah Niemann, who helps people all over the world raise their goats and make cheese and soap via her online courses. We cover how to position yourself as the expert and actually be that expert, ways not to create your online course, and the importance of collecting email addresses early on. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session421

Apr 29 2020

39mins

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SPI 420: How the CEO of Everbowl is Radically Growing and Creating an Amazing User Experience for His Customers

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#420: Self-proclaimed serial entrepreneur and childhood classmate of mine Jeff Fenster is here to tell us how he's created multiple successful businesses in an all kinds of spaces. These include a small payroll company, a digital marketing agency, a construction company, and most recently, a healthy-dining establishment. You'll learn about the different "types" of entrepreneurial minds, what it means to "reverse-engineer" a business, and why it's good to be the dumbest guy in the room. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session420

Apr 22 2020

46mins

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Emergency Episode #3: Your Undiscovered Opportunity During This Time of Crisis

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At a time when we are craving connection and the ability to connect with others, there's an amazing opportunity in the online world that you may be able to create a business from - membership websites. Memberships right now are thriving, bigtime. In fact, we at SPI are working on one of our own right now, and we wanted to bring Stu McClaren on to talk about this opportunity and even how to validate a membership idea and how to get started today.

Apr 21 2020

36mins

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SPI 419: 23 Entrepreneurs Answer: How Do You Run a Business and Raise Kids at the Same Time?

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#419: For this special episode, I asked some of my parent entrepreneur friends a few questions about owning your own business and working at home. Then, the unprecedented health crisis of 2020 happened, and they found themselves in even closer quarters with their kids. You'll learn tips, plans, strategies, and tools for juggling family and business, and how to ask for forgiveness when the inevitable ball does fall. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session419

Apr 15 2020

1hr 40mins

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SPI 418: How to Get Super High-Profile Guests, with Jordan Harbinger

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#418: Jordan Harbinger, often referred to as “The Larry King of podcasting,” talks about the role of luck in business success and how to cultivate relationships with publicists, agents, and others. His podcast, The Jordan Harbinger Show, has been a top 50 iTunes podcast for over twelve years and receives over six million downloads per month. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session418

Apr 08 2020

38mins

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SPI 417: Have a Vision or Be Doomed to Failure. Vision Scripting, with Michael Hyatt

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#417: Joining me for this episode is Michael Hyatt. He's been a guest here on the show several times in the past, and he's one of our favorites. He has a book that just came out called, The Vision Driven Leader. In this episode, Michael talks about the ideas in this book and how he came to be such a successful and admired leader. You'll learn: how to figure out which opportunities are relevant and which are distractions, why it is a mistake to take action without first thinking about the vision you have for your business, and what a vision actually is. Read show notes here: www.smartpassiveincome.com/session417

Apr 01 2020

45mins

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SPI 416: Before Your First or Next Presentation DO THIS, with Grant Baldwin

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#416: On this SPI podcast episode, Grant Baldwin from TheSpeakerLab.com is here. Grant loves to be up with a microphone in front of a group of people. He just released a book called The Successful Speaker, and he's here to share some great advice about preparing for a presentation. Have a listen. You'll learn, why speaking might be a great gig for you, the most important questions to ask yourself as you prepare your talk, the number one most powerful thing to include in every talk, and more. Read show notes here: www.smartpassiveincome.com/session416

Mar 25 2020

56mins

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Emergency Episode #2: Steps to Take When You Get Laid Off

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Pat and Matt discuss getting laid off, and the next steps you can take to turn your knowledge into a potential freelancing career, either on the side, or potentially full time. Pat discusses his layoff in 2008 during the recession and how to set yourself up for success mentally, and Matt takes it home to give you specific advice on where to potentially go from here. Read more here: www.smartpassiveincome.com/toolkit

Mar 25 2020

1hr 9mins

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Emergency Episode: Covid-19 and Maintaining Your Business

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Pat Flynn and Matt Gartland (CFO + COO of SPI Media) come together to chat about the current state of businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health comes first, however almost every business, online and offline, is being affected by what's happening, and Matt and I wanted to come on to share some thoughts about how to navigate these turbulent times with your business. From finances to team culture and mental health, we hope this episode provides some help to you during this time. For more information and other helpful resources Team SPI has put together for you, please visit: http://www.smartpassiveincome.com/toolkit

Mar 19 2020

46mins

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SPI 415: How to Make Money Through Voice-Over Work, with Mike Russell

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#415: If you've ever thought about getting into the world of voice-over work, today's guest is here with a ton of information about how to use your voice to make money. Mike Russell and his wife, Isabella, are co-founders of Music Radio Creative. Today, he shares his story about how he got into voice-over work and built his amazing agency. You'll learn how you can break into the voice-over space, how to get started, and more. Read show notes here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session415

Mar 18 2020

38mins

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iTunes Ratings

3121 Ratings
Average Ratings
2785
139
86
34
77

Useful

By Deezeezy - May 15 2020
Read more
Pat really gives it his heart and has a great story to try to emulate.

My favorite podcast!

By acarmeli1 - Feb 28 2020
Read more
My go to podcast for all things business and even some lifestyle (like parenting) too!