Today, I’m going to share two strategies I’ve used to get traffic to my websites from extremely high-traffic blogs like Lifehacker and sites like the Wall Street Journal. These strategies are the same ones I used to 10x my blog traffic in just one year. IWT traffic 2014 vs 2015 This advice for getting more traffic doesn’t just apply to blogging either. You can use it to get more customers or clients, get more followers on social media, or snag your dream freelance job. The best part: Once you learn the two systems for getting traffic to your blog, you can start using them today. How to get traffic to your blog in 2 steps On a recent forum where both new and experienced bloggers share tips for getting traffic, SEO, etc., most of the discussions were debating minutiae about meaningless changes they could make to their blog to get more readers. “What SEO plug-in should I use?” one asked. “Does anyone think I should change my blog’s name???” another wondered. After 20 minutes of reading, I had to close the window because I was getting so frustrated. Look, here’s a simple chart of what matters for getting traffic for your [...]
Have you ever met someone who’s told you, “Traveling to experience different foods, sights, cultures, and people? Ew, no.” Me neither.
The point is, the majority of us looooooove to travel, but [...]
There’s a lot at stake when you walk through your boss’s door to start the “talk.” You know the one: negotiating more money.
That single conversation is too important for you to just blindly [...]
Chocolate can help you lose weight.
No, seriously. It can. Or at least that’s what Charles Duhigg, habit expert and author of The Power of Habit, says:
“Although it seems like very dissimilar rew [...]
So you’ve crafted a winning resume …
… written an amazing cover letter …
… and you might have gotten a little ahead of yourself and started clearing out your desk.
Your hard work has paid [...]
If you had an extra hour in your day, what would you do with it?
Pick up a new hobby?
Learn a new language?
Find new ways to make money?
What if you had two extra hours, or even three? What would you [...]
Imagine a dozen dominoes lined up in a row. Push the first domino and what happens? They all fall down.
Now take that same dozen and double it. No, triple it. No, wait — add 15,000 dominoes, branch [...]
If you want to learn how to give advice that people actually listen to, there are two things you can do:
Empathize with the person — and not act like an emotionless robot.
Find people who want to l [...]
Ah, the new year. A time for parties, champagne, and questionable decisions made because of the aforementioned parties and champagne. Before you say goodbye to 2018, there are four things you can do t [...]
The holiday season is usually a time of year that inspires people to be their best self — and “live their best life.” But a trait that’s often undervalued when living a Rich Life is genero [...]
The inverted yield curve is a graph that shows that younger treasury bond yields are yielding more interest than older ones.
And it’s TERRIFYING for financial pundits all over the world. It’s a g [...]
In today’s episode of The Art of Passive Income, Mark and Scott are joined by Whitney Nicely, a real estate investor who is all about girl power!
Raised in a family that sold dump trucks, Whitney o [...]
If you’re broke, things that people consider minor purchases can be a massive undertaking for you:
Going out for meals and to bars
Paying utility bills or rent
Filling up your car with gas
Contrary to what Hollywood would have you believe, trading stocks isn’t a matter of putting on your favorite power suit, picking up a phone, and screaming “SELL! SELL! SELL!”
Pictured: Complete [...]
“Middle class” is a common term spoken by news pundits, politicians, and that annoying friend of yours who likes to debate politics at dinner parties.
While a lot of people like to bloviate about [...]
Learning how to freelance is the first step toward an unlimited earning potential.
It’s a wonder why more people don’t do it — especially when there are so many good reasons to:
A 401k is one of the most powerful investment vehicles for retirement — and it’s IWT’s favorite thing ever for several reasons:
Pre-tax investments. You don’t get taxed on the money you cont [...]
I’ve talked about the 401k a few times before.
[cue montage of every single time I scream at you to get a 401k]
That’s only because the 401k is one of the most powerful investment tools at [...]
A good side hustle idea can open the door to unlimited earning potential.
My team and I have spent more than a decade building money-making systems that have earned my students $1,000 and more on the [...]
Insecurity is fascinating.
We hide it.
We beat ourselves up for it.
And to top it off, it seems like we’re the only ones who ever feel it.
And yet: It’s the times we feel most insecure that we g [...]
The two most common questions I hear about stocks are:
What stock should I buy?
When do I sell?
I’ve covered the first question before (check out my article all about stocks and bonds). That’s w [...]
“Write an interesting story, not a perfect story.” — Drew Houston
Drew Houston (@DrewHouston) is co-founder and CEO of Dropbox. Since founding the company in 2007 with Arash Ferdowsi, Dr [...]
Photo by Adam Rose
“Things that caused me so much pain and confusion as a kid ended up being really wonderful tools in my work.” — Samin Nosrat
Samin Nosrat (@ciaosamin) is a writer, che [...]
Today's guest has another passive income success story to share. Lucas Hall tells me how he built the "ultimate resource" for rental property owners, and how he made the decision to sell it. [...]
Car insurance rates are rising — by a lot.
According to the Federal Consumer Price Index, consumers saw a 7.6% rise in car insurance from 2017 to 2018. That’s more than double the average annual r [...]
Maybe you have to move for work.
Maybe your financial situation changed and you can’t afford your mortgage.
Maybe you want to go off the grid, throw your cell phone into a river, and travel the cou [...]
The days after you interview for a job can be stressful.
You’re constantly checking your emails to see if you got the offer.
You’re constantly running over what you did right and wrong during the [...]