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The Smart Passive Income Online Business and Blogging Podcast

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. Since 2008, he's been supporting his family with his many online businesses, and he's been openly sharing his wins, his losses, and all the lessons in between with the community of energetic but humble entrepreneurs who follow him. Self-proclaimed "crash test dummy of online business", you'll learn about building authority online, email marketing, building a team and outsourcing, content marketing, podcasting, search engine optimization, niche sites, social media strategies, how to get more traffic, creating online courses, affiliate marketing, and productivity tips so that you create something amazing without burning yourself out. It's a mix of interviews, special co-hosts and solo shows from Pat you're not going to want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to change your life.

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SPI 75: Six-Figure Earnings with Ebooks (Not on Amazon) and a Pricing Structure That Works with Nathan Barry

#075: In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I’m extremely excited to welcome former freelancer turned app developer turned incredibly successful self-published author, Nathan Barry from NathanBarry.com to the show! In a relatively short time period, Nathan has earned well over $200,000 by self-publishing ebooks on his website, and he shares all of his strategies and how it all happened here on today’s show. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session75See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 4mins

26 Jul 2013

Rank #1

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

#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/session227See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

50mins

17 Aug 2016

Rank #2

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SPI 89: Gary Vaynerchuk and How to Fight and WIN with Social Media (+My 50 Book Giveaway!) #JJJRH

#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/session89See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

39mins

27 Nov 2013

Rank #3

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

#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/session192See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

48mins

16 Dec 2015

Rank #4

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SPI 398: 5 Different Affiliate Marketing Strategies I Use

#398: Today I have 5 strategies for the most underutilized, underrated, underappreciated form of marketing out there: affiliate marketing. Learn how interviewing the creator or founder of the product makes great content that sells, the right way to do product demo videos, and how I turned a time-sensitive challenge into something automated and evergreen. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session398See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

30mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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SPI 99: Buying Stuff and Selling It on Amazon (For 6 Figures a Year!) with Jessica and Cliff Larrew

#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/session99See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

43mins

27 Feb 2014

Rank #6

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

#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/session144See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

53mins

16 Jan 2015

Rank #7

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

#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/session243See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

47mins

7 Dec 2016

Rank #8

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SPI 92: The Psychology of Selling and How to Price Your Products with Ramit Sethi

#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/session92See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

43mins

20 Dec 2013

Rank #9

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

#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/session193See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr

23 Dec 2015

Rank #10

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

#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/session359See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 2mins

20 Feb 2019

Rank #11

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

#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/session136See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 22mins

20 Nov 2014

Rank #12

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

#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/session266See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

53mins

17 May 2017

Rank #13

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

#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/session337See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

31mins

26 Sep 2018

Rank #14

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

#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/session417See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

45mins

1 Apr 2020

Rank #15

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SPI 397: Becoming a Niche Reviewer: The Story Behind Bagworks with Chase Reeves

#397: Chase Reeves is a niche reviewer focusing on travel bags and accessories. You can find his curated best-of lists at matterful.co and his reviews on his YouTube channel. I first met Chase when he was a web designer for smartpassiveincome.com. Chase shares how he found his passion for great bag design and what makes for a great product review video, which is a great skill for growing your affiliate marketing. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session397See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

59mins

13 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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SPI 396: Not So Fun Business Stuff (But in a Fun Way)

#396: Today we're bring my CFO and COO, Matt Gartland, on the show to talk about the changes that are coming to smartpassiveincome.com (including how we're getting team members more involved in the content) and the new business fundamentals guide he's writing. Learn the basics of getting started with an LLC and why you need one, the first things you should do when you want to start a business, and the basics of cash flow and what you need to keep track of. There's a ton of great information in this episode! Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session396See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

42mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #17

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SPI 377: Retail Arbitrage: Buying and Reselling Items from Stores on Amazon (Revisited) with Cliff and Jessica Larrew

#377: I revisit one of our most popular episodes ever to find out what's new with Amazon retail arbitrage from Cliff and Jessica Larrew. Learn how to setup an Amazon Seller account and the hidden costs you should account for when reselling on Amazon. Podcast show notes available here: https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/session377See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

53mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #18

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

#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/session122See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

42mins

15 Aug 2014

Rank #19

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SPI 158: How to Productize Your Service-Based Business

#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/session158See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

48mins

22 Apr 2015

Rank #20