How to Create a Successful Blog Business Plan [Download]

A simple one-page blog business model canvas

When I first started blogging back in 2009, there was a lot I didn’t know. I had more questions than answers and more confusion than clarity. When it came to monetizing a blog, I only knew of three ways to make a profit and two of them required me to trade my time for dollars. […]

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A 90 Day Review Checklist for Professional Bloggers

How to stay on course and achieve your biggest goals

Are you tired of feeling behind all the time? Maybe you often feel like there’s just not enough time in the day to get it all done. Let’s fix that today with a 90 day review checklist! A few years ago my friend and mentor, Dennis McIntee, shared a profound truth with me: Your #1 […]

A 90 Day Review Checklist

The Busy Blogger’s Weekly Blog Planner Template

Get your focus back with this 1-page planning tool

Have you lost focus? Are you frustrated with the lack of progress in your online business? Let’s solve that today with a simple 1-page planning tool. A few months ago, I was determined to create a simple one-page weekly planning tool. I wanted a simple tool that reminded me of the big picture. One of […]

Blog Planner Template

[Case Study] How Stephen Built 4 Income Streams in 4 Months with a New Business

How to Elevate Above The Noise Online and Get Heard

Is it possible to launch a new business online with zero presence and get traction in just 4 months? That’s exactly what today’s case study is all about. Starting and building businesses had been a true passion for Stephen for a long time. Yet, a few years ago, he found himself in a dark place. […]

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How to Build Your Online Business with the Hourglass Funnel

This simple graphic will save you time, money, and resources

Pro Bloggers are relentless with their time. They are not perfect. Just like all of us, they fall prey to lazy, unproductive days. But more often than not, they spend what time they have wisely. In fact, I’ve observed and interviewed some of the best in the world, and I’ve found that they spend the […]

How to Build Your Online Business with the Hourglass Funnel

5 Reasons You Can Go Further Faster with a Mentor

Why Mentors Can Make All the Difference

“Keep your elbow in when you shoot the basketball.” I remember hearing those words thousands of times growing up. I was fortunate to have a Dad that was not only my mentor but my basketball coach. Behind every success in life, stands a mentor. Someone who lovingly told us what we were doing wrong and […]

5 Reasons You Need to Find a Mentor

A Simple 5 Step Planning Guide for Your Online Business

How to evaluate, plan, and grow your online buisness

Do you ever take time to evaluate what’s working or not working in your online business? So many of us are hustling and bootstrapping. I get it. I know you are busy. But even if you are making part-time income in your business, you should stop and evaluate how you are doing. I want to […]

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3 Questions You Must Answer to Get Paid to Speak

Speak your passion, change lives

I still remember my first big public speaking opportunity. I was 19 years old and it was a gym full of high schoolers and parents. Sometimes it’s good to be young and naive. I didn’t know what I didn’t know. That was a good thing. While many people dread the idea of public speaking, still several […]

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The Hard Truth About Launching Your First Product

We Launch, Then We Learn

Back in early 2010, I launched my very first course for sale. I made a total of $1455 from 15 sales. I was ecstatic…until reality set in. Since I didn’t want to create an entire course only to discover no one wanted it, I decided to “drip feed” the course one lesson at a time […]

Launching Your First Product