How to Create an Online Passive Income Stream

Passive income is the Holy Grail of all the ways to make money.  Just the concept alone brings to mind the image of sipping margaritas on an exotic beach, while cash swiftly accumulates in your bank account.  It seems like everyone wants a piece of the passive income pie.  Just turn on a television late at night and I guarantee you’ll find at least one “foolproof” system for making easy money.

The question is can you earn a passive income?  I believe you can.  That’s because for the 18 months I’ve been living off the revenue streams I created over two years ago.  The problem is a lot of folks have a misguided notion about passive income.  They think it doesn’t involve effort.  The truth is it is possible to build a passive income stream but you have to be willing to work hard to set it up.

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Starting an Internet Marketing Career from Scratch- 500 Yards to Freedom

As I’ve mentioned a few times, I’m trying to help my brother Gene start an online business.  To be honest, I don’t have too much time to do this while traveling.  But this is going to be a major priority when I get back in November.  Right now, Gene is working really hard to get his Internet marketing career off the ground.  That’s why I asked him to write a guest post describing some of the challenges he’s currently facing.  The article he came up with is a really good one…plus it references one of my favorite movies!

Trying to earn a living through Internet Marketing with no prior experience or skill is not an easy thing.  There is a lot of potential but it takes time and a lot of energy to push through all of the difficulties.

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How to Make Money with Affiliate Marketing

How to Make Money with Affiliate Marketing

How to Make Money with Affiliate MarketingAffiliate marketing is one of the best ways to make money on the Internet.

Unfortunately there’s a lot of misinformation about how it works.

I’ve been an affiliate marketer for 4 years now and I’m always amazed by the sheer volume of crap that supposedly teaches this business model.

{To learn more, you should check out my course – Affiliate Marketing without the Bulls**t}

I feel affiliate marketing doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, you can distill everything down into a simple step-by-step blueprint…which is what we’re going to do today. In this post I’m going to list the exact steps I’ve personally used to earn a six-figure income with affiliate marketing. 

(For more information read this article that defines affiliate marketing.)

Before we move on to the step-by-step guide let’s talk about an important concept…

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Info Income Coaching Class [Week 8]

Last week we put the finishing touches on your information product. At this point you should have a completed eBook, ready for customers to read. But here’s the bad news…you’re not done with the “creative” portion of this process. In fact, you’ve still got a ways to go.

Information products are profitable because of what’s called “perceived value.” Basically you’re charging a premium price because the customer receives expert guidance that can be downloaded right away. It’s more expensive than a book because it fulfills the instant gratification urge most people experience.

13 Steps to Perfect Landing Page Design

I’m writing this post from The Elephant House in Edinburgh, Scotland.  This is commonly regarded as the ‘birthplace of Harry Potter’…the spot where J.K. Rowling went to write the first book in the series.  Since I’m now on hallowed ground for many of the people reading this, I’ll do best to make to show a little bit of magic…

The heart of a successful online business is the landing page.  This is a single page where you offer a freebie, often called a lead magnet, in exchange for a prospect’s contact information. (If you’re unfamiliar with this concept then I recommend you read part 1 and part 2 of my posts about lead magnets)

Landing pages are highly effective because you have multiple chances to make a sale.  In fact if you’re good at building relationships people will stay on your list for years to come.  This means lots of repeat business.

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41 Hot Internet Marketing Niches

Greetings from Belfast, Northern Ireland.  It’s been a pretty hectic last couple of months.  All I’ve had time to do was travel and a little bit of work. (So that’s why I’ve been lousy at updating y’all on my adventures).

The other day I was biking through Inishmore (a small island near Galway, Ireland) and I got to thinking about a report I was about to release, “41 Hot Internet Marketing Niches.”

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Info Income Coaching Class [Week 3]

Class is in session! I hope everyone did last week’s homework. If not, here’s where you can catch up.

Up to now, you’ve been given an overview of the info product process and you’ve decided on the primary niche you’ll be attacking. What are we covering in today’s lesson? Well, in this class we’re going to generate some ideas for your information product.

This is the most important step in this entire course. So please carefully read this post and make sure that you do the homework assignments…