The Do You Even Blog Podcast

The Do You Even Blog Podcast

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Deep-dive interviews with influential bloggers.
WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg on productivity and the future of blogging.
Nov 15 • 57 min
Matt Mullenweg is the founding developer of WordPress and CEO of Automattic—the company behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, Woocommerce, and more. He’s one of my favorite entrepreneurs! In today’s podcast, we chat about maintaining productivity, focus, and…
From Fear to 100k
Nov 7 • 13 min
First, thank you! Second, PLEASE leave me an iTunes review. I rarely ever ask for this, so I’d sincerely appreciate it! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-do-you-even-blog-podcast/id1241803091?mt=2 Last, seriously—thank you again. I appreciate every…
The Sad Truth About Online Business (and Blogging)
Nov 1 • 9 min
This might be the most important episode you’ll ever hear from me. I hope it means something to you. Your friend in online business, -Pete P.S. The full manifesto is here: https://doyouevenblog.com/online-business
[Survey Results] How Should a New Blogger Spend $1,000 Over 12 Months?
Oct 26 • 17 min
Both Nick and Chelsea are here to help answer this question for us! Bloggers tend to spend a LOT of money (and waste a lot of money), so we’re trying to tackle the question of how to use cash to leverage growth. Full post here:…
Increase the ROI of Old Content - Robert From The College Investor
Oct 24 • 41 min
This is a BONUS unedited chat with the legendary Robert Farrington from The College Investor. We talk blog monetization, updating old content, and how new bloggers can better connect with companies and brands! Full post here:…
The Panera Formula: How to End a Blog Post
Oct 18 • 15 min
Use this strategy to create awesome (and effective) blog post endings! Full post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/panera-formula-end-blog-post/ Choose any 2: Call to Comment Call to Subscribe Call to Share The Cliffhanger The Next Step The Slap in the Face…
How to Optimize Your Blog for Happiness (and SEO) - Brendan Hufford
Oct 16 • 79 min
Brendan is a long-time SEO nerd and experienced online business dude—but he also shocked me in this episode by dropping some awesome life & happiness bombs. Full blog post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/brendan I hope this interview literally…
Blogging Productivity 101: Where Should Your Time Be Spent?
Oct 12 • 17 min
Fan Question Friday today comes from Heidi—and it’s a great one! Full post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/blogging-productivity-time-spent/ As a blogger, how are you spending your time? How can you BETTER spend your time to max out productivity and ROI?…
12-Month New Blogger Case Study Part 1 - Traveling Tanya
Oct 10 • 57 min
What if you could get in-depth behind-the-scenes action into the life of a new blogger—over the course of their entire first year? Now you can! This is part 1 of a 4-part series with Traveling Tanya—a brand new blogger we’re going to track over the next…
Jason Zook drops bombs on how to stand out in your blog.
Oct 5 • 62 min
Jason (Wandering Aimfully) is one of my TOP 7 people on the internet—and is the master of grabbing attention, being noticed, and producing content that MATTERS to people. Full post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/zook Let’s not be boring.
How to Get Started in Public Speaking (and Give Amazing Talks): Grant Baldwin
Sep 24 • 48 min
Public speaking is Grant Baldwin’s (The Speaker Lab) bread & butter! He’s toured the world speaking (Earning over $2M+ doing so btw), and now teaches thousands of students how to get booked and paid to speak. Full notes here:…
Stop Focusing on Metrics You Can’t Control - Harlan Landes
Sep 21 • 56 min
Traffic. Sales. Google and Pinterest changes. Software changes. We can’t control any of this stuff—so why do so many bloggers seem to stress over this stuff? What SHOULD we be rightfully obsessing over? Harlan Landes (Plutus Foundation) is here to help!…
Influencer Status: How to Introduce Your Blog & Be Remarkable (at Events)
Sep 18 • 25 min
Whether it’s a conference or explaining to your friends what you blog about—receiving the question “so what do you do?” or “tell me about your blog” is a GREAT opportunity to create ambassadors and fans of your brand—but only if you do it like :) In this…
How to Save Money on Your TAXES (Using Your Blog!) - Eric Nisall
Sep 12 • 47 min
Taxes = boring. Save money = NOT boring. Today, Eric Nisall (a veteran accountant who works with online content creators) is here to share how to properly run your blog as a business (in the REAL sense of the word). Full show notes here:…
M$M Round 4 - An unedited chat on the blogosphere with Bobby Hoyt
Sep 6 • 60 min
Warning: This podcast is completely unedited and unfiltered! Enjoy! https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/bobby4 is where you can find the show notes. -Pete
The “What Why What” Formula for Nurturing True Fans
Aug 31 • 9 min
Your blog NEEDS this to transform random new website visitors into loyal, raving fans! Full post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/what-why-what-formula/ Boom.
Forget what you know about Pinterest marketing. Kate Ahl sets us straight.
Aug 29 • 71 min
If you’re a blogger and into Pinterest, Kate Ahl from Simple Pin Media is about to blow your mind. We’re going to fight conventional wisdom (ahem, group boards, etc), and tackle a simple-yet-effective foundation for Pinterest traffic. The full blog post…
Social Media in 2019: 3 Tips to Stand out and Grow - Heather Heuman
Aug 22 • 53 min
Social media marketing can still totally grow a business/blog—but it looks DIFFERENT than it did in 2012 (and even 2017). Today, Heather from Sweet Tea Social Marketing joins us to drop some updated strategies for bloggers! Full post here:…
WordPress Gutenberg - What bloggers need to know!
Aug 17 • 10 min
WordPress Gutenberg is NOT as scary as it seems! This will be a welcome change to blogging once it’s actually released :) Full mega-guide here: https://doyouevenblog.com/wordpress-gutenberg Enjoy it!
A quick & DIRTY guide to podcast editing - Steve Stewart
Aug 15 • 73 min
Podcast editing can seem scary, but this episode is PERFECT for beginner podcasters. Podcasting veteran Steve Stewart joins us today to lay out the bare essentials for a great-sounding podcast. The full guide can be found here:…
How my blog made money last month ($9,663) and how I’m reinvesting it.
Aug 8 • 37 min
This month marks the most money my blog has made yet, and I’d like to share some wins and fails from the month. The full post is here! https://doyouevenblog.com/july-2018-monthly-blog-income-report/ :)
Podcasting Part 2 - How Carrie MONETIZED from month ONE - Hippocratic Hustle
Aug 3 • 45 min
Podcasting and Blogging both cost time AND money—so it’s essential we learn to monetize our crafts! And the earlier the better if you ask me (and Carrie from the Hippocratic Hustle podcast!) This is part of a multipart series on how to start and grow a…
How to Podcast Part 1 - Chris from Popcorn Finance shares his best tips for starting.
Aug 1 • 30 min
This is the first part of a “how to craft a killer podcast” series, featuring one of my fave podcasters ever—Chris from Popcorn Finance! The full post and series is here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/popcorn-finance Enjoy :)
Do You Even Have a Plan in Place to Monetize Your Blog? Erik From Mastermind Within
Jul 25 • 75 min
Erik is a blogger (The Mastermind Within), podcaster, e-commerce entrepreneur, real estate investor, and a fellow self-optimization nerd :) The full post is here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/erik In this podcast and blog post, we dive into: FOCUS -…
From 180 to 16,000 Subscribers in 4 Months: How Anthony Moore Makes a Living Writing Online.
Jul 18 • 61 min
Anthony Moore (Stuff Grads Like, Medium) is one of the TOP writers on Medium and managed to build an amazing career online in a fairly short period of time. Today, we’re talking about his journey from a career counselor and blogger—to influencer-status…
[Debate] Should you publish content you’re not thrilled about?
Jul 13 • 21 min
Yesterday I asked this question, and received SEVERAL passionate responses in both directions! The question? Do you push out content you’re not thrilled with? (Just to “be consistent” or because your audience hasn’t heard from you in a while?) Do you wait…
7 Advanced SEO Tips You Probably Haven’t Seen
Jul 3 • 71 min
Cyrus Shepard is the founder-n-chief of Zyppy.com (and former Director of SEO at Moz) and is a 9-year veteran in the world-class SEO circles. And today’s he’s dropping mad SEO value bombs for bloggers! The full post is here:…
Monetization lessons learned from all my old products!
Jul 1 • 29 min
Paid products = hard? easy? lucrative? Too tough? Here’s an inside look at all the paid blogging products I’ve been a part of, and the lessons learned from each! Also, Blogger U opens today, July 2, 2018! (and CLOSES July 5th at 11:59pm EST!):…
Why I Shut Down My First Podcast in 2009
Jun 27 • 30 min
Please don’t let this be you. There are no show notes today, and not even a blog post to link to (it’s an email-list only thing, which you can opt into at https://doyouevenblog.com) We’ll also talk about 3 different ways to keep your motivation and…
Jason Wanted to Quit
Jun 22 • 19 min
Blogger Burnout is LEGIT, and it strikes all of us at some point. Jason from The Wealth Hound was kind enough to step up and host today’s podcast! Huge thanks to him for sharing his story! Full blogger burnout post:…
How to Use Systems to Save Massive Time Blogging - Suzi Whitford
Jun 20 • 62 min
Suzi Whitford (Start a Mom Blog) might be one of the brightest systems-thinker I’ve ever spoken with, and she’s here to teach us how to SAVE TIME working on our blogs! Blogging can take up a massive amount of time—especially when you haven’t put systems…
The B.Y.O.B. Model for Developing Raving Fans
Jun 15 • 23 min
Lukewarm fans might read your stuff every now and then, diehard fans will buy ANYTHING you ever sell. Here’s a not-so-standard business practice that will help you cultivate more loyal blog followers. Full post here:…
How to Be Unique in a World Full of Redundant Content - Bella Avis
Jun 13 • 60 min
This chat covers a supremely important question for bloggers! If everything has already been written about before, why should I still pursue the topic? How can I make myself stand out?? Bella Avis from https://www.mommyhasalittletime.com/ is here to chat…
Stop Being Afraid to Stand Out
Jun 8 • 15 min
This could be a gamechanger for your blog—if you can figure out a way to work through the fear! (I’m totally guilty of this as well btw). Your blogging depends on this. Good luck. Full blog post: https://doyouevenblog.com/stop-being-afraid-to-stand-out/
The “Nick True” Framework for Connecting with Influencers
Jun 6 • 17 min
Nick True is a rockstar when it comes to connecting with people—and was generous enough to share some of his top tips and strategies in a guest-host-style episode! The full blog post -> https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/nick-framework Nick’s YouTube…
A very special episode :) :)
Jun 1 • 25 min
Today is the 1-year anniversary of DYEB! To celebrate, I’d like to share * behind the scenes SEO stuff on my latest Megapost * WHY I’ve chosen to recommend Bluehost * A “oh duh” Pinterest strategy for getting email subscribers * A sincere thanks :) My…
How to Pitch Influencers and Land Clients Like Google - Ryan Robinson
May 30 • 55 min
Ryan is one impressive 28-yr old. He’s a blogger and content marketer who has worked with some of the biggest companies (no, really) in the world, and has also landed top-notch podcast guests, including James Altucher, Debbie Millman, Lewis Howes, Pat…
Stop getting bogged down by blogging deatils - Abby Lawson
May 23 • 51 min
Abby (Just a Girl and Her Blog) is an incredibly successful blogger and teacher of blogging—and today we’re going to talk about: * balancing blog time with young kids * balancing passionate and personality-driven content—with the nuts and bolts of…
5MF - 3 solid blogging tips in 5 minutes.
May 18 • 6 min
Can I dish out 3 handy blog tips in 5 minutes? Here’s what we cover: 1 - How to use the top 10 Google results to help outline your SEO-focused content 2 - How to generate 50+ blog post topic ideas in 3 minutes. 3 - For aspiring bloggers - Why choosing a…
Mike Pearson shares his SEO Basics for Bloggers
May 16 • 60 min
Mike is a veteran SEO expert, and today we’re laying some must-have SEO basics (some for beginners, some for more advanced users!) Full post is here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/stupideasyseo See ya there!
“The Preschool Formula” - aka “DON’T unsubscribe from spammy emails yet…”
May 13 • 26 min
Unedited and raw, this is what I have to say about the Ultimate Bundles promotions, etc. Full blog post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/preschool-formula :)
How to translate goals into WHAT you should focus on - Alex Felice
May 9 • 71 min
This is SUCH a tough question for bloggers, but one Alex and I intend to dig through thoroughly in this chat: For the full blog post and more takeaways, head here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/alex Alex is an INTENSE guy, and I’m totally in love with…
HOMEWORK: 6 easy SEO audit tips
May 4 • 21 min
Here are a few quick and easy SEO Audit tips you can do in an hour or two. Nothing huge, but still important stuff! Here’s the full post (which you’ll probably need): https://doyouevenblog.com/seo-audit-tips Do your homework :)
An simple Pinterest traffic strategy for 2018: Chelsea from Mama Fish Saves
May 2 • 50 min
Is Pinterest traffic still relevant and DOABLE in 2018? Is it really worth the time to make happen? THAT’S why I invited Chelsea from Mama Fish Save to the podcast today! We’ll lay out a basic simple strategy for Pinterest traffic in 2018. The full blog…
GDPR Compliance: Everything bloggers NEED TO KNOW.
Apr 27 • 10 min
This is important. These regulations are LEGALLY binding, and DO affect just about anybody who does email marketing! HERE is the full post with loads more resources: https://doyouevenblog.com/gdpr :)
How to do zero marketing and build a successful online business - Matt Giovanisci from Money Lab
Apr 25 • 98 min
Matt is an INSANELY creative and amazing entrepreneur, though he’d probably prefer just prefer being called a “cool dude.” Buckle up for a no-bs, adrenaline-filled thrill ride in to the vast lands on entrepreneurship and digital marketing. For the full…
FQF - Where do I find freelance writing and blogging jobs??
Apr 20 • 22 min
Today is Fan Question Friday! and we’re going to be digging into WHERE you can find decent freelance work, specifically for other online businesses and bloggers, AS WELL AS local businesses. That’s often the low-hanging fruit of freelancing. Here’s the…
Jillian (Mrs Montana) coaches new blogger Fred from Prairie Fire Canada!
Apr 18 • 97 min
5 huge problems new bloggers face, and how to conquer them! Full blog post here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/fred In this chat, legendary blog mentor Jillian from Montana Money Adventures steps in to help walk a new blogger through the early stages…
The #1 thing holding my blog growth BACK
Apr 13 • 16 min
I have a feeling this might help YOU too…. For the full blog post, head to: https://doyouevenblog.com/the-1-thing-holding-my-blog-growth-back/ There’s also some exciting news there ;) Boo!
Masterminds: A life-changing lesson from the world’s leading authority, Aaron Walker
Apr 11 • 50 min
Aaron Walker has been in mastermind groups with Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, and several others. He’s written books, spoken at conferences, done over 600 podcast interviews in a few years, and is generally an insanely impressive entrepreneur. Full post,…
“How do I know WHAT to FOCUS on?” - Fan Question Friday
Apr 6 • 41 min
Have you ever been frustrated with not knowing what to focus on with your blog? Today we’re going to dive into that along with an SEO tip, Pinterest follower tip, and a few more goodies. Enjoy!
How Jim from Wallet Hacks makes his blog STAND OUT.
Apr 4 • 78 min
Jim Wang (Wallet Hacks, Bargaineering, etc) knows how to blog. He’s been at it for 13+ years now, has SOLD a blog, and continues to have massive success across many online businesses. Full notes and blog post at https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/wang…
[case study] A crazy useful blog consulting call with Sarah
Mar 30 • 49 min
Coaching and consulting calls can bring a TON of value to all parties involved, including you! Anonymous Sarah agreed to let me record these calls as an extended case study, as she starts up a new blog AND podcast. We chat about… The importance of a good…
Blogging VAs. Everything you need to know - Kayla Sloan
Mar 28 • 55 min
Virtual assistants CAN be amazing, but hiring somebody can also be scary (especially for those of us not making $10k a month from our businesses). Kayla Sloan, a $100k+ VA herself and teacher of all things VA is here to help! For the full blog post, head…
Homework Challenge: ONE huge traffic and backlink opportunity
Mar 23 • 23 min
Here’s a bite-sized traffic and backlink opportunity challenge, specifically focusing on getting a GUEST POST. Head to https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/homework-challenge-one-traffic-and-backlink-opportunity for more info!
How to NAIL your Pinterest Marketing - Breaking the One Percent
Mar 21 • 84 min
Jeff and Ben have figured it out. They run 3 revenue-producing blogs, including DollarSprout.com and BreakingTheOnePercent.com…and today we’re diving into their pinterest marketing strategies, group board tips, and more. We also chat about why it’s…
Blog Metrics: How to actually use them for growth ( + FQF!)
Mar 19 • 34 min
UGH. Blog metrics, we check them every hour it seems. In today’s blog post (found at https://doyouevenblog.com/blog-metrics) and podcast, we’ll answer a few Fan Question Friday (FQF) stuff, then jump into blog metrics! We’re going to be looking at WHICH…
Why ALL bloggers should be on Medium - Thomas Kuegler
Mar 14 • 82 min
Medium is an incredible platform, but how does it work? How can bloggers utilize it? Today we have the Medium master Tom Kuegler, who’s going to fill us in on all the INCREDIBLE benefits of Medium, and how to get started! The full post is here:…
Back to work.
Mar 9 • 17 min
This podcast was initially recorded as a response to “the way things are” in the blogosphere. Specifically, a large blogging course launch that left my followers with mixed opinions. Enjoy. The post is at https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/back-to-work
SEO expert Grant Sabatier breaks down his “INSANE BLOG TRAFFIC” formula - Millennial Money
Mar 7 • 76 min
Grant Sabatier stops by to drop SERIOUS SEO bombs. He is an expert in SEO, as well as an incredible podcaster and blogger at Millennial Money. To read the entire blog post (loooooads of juicy takeaways and lessons on SEO and business building), head to…
How to update old blog posts for improved SEO
Mar 2 • 22 min
The “2nd page SEO strategy” can be an AMAZING way to update old blog posts in attempt to gain SEO rankings. And NO, it’s NOT just “adding more words.” That’s a useless strategy without important context! For the full post, head here:…
The keys to traffic and trust - Jim from Route to Retire
Feb 28 • 82 min
Jim is retiring early to Panama to blog. My hero! For shownotes and takeaways, head here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/jim He was one my favorite people to meet at FinCon (and if you’ve heard me talk about FC17 before you know that’s saying…
I BELIEVE IN BLOGGING
Feb 23 • 5 min
Today’s episode is very special. Enjoy! If you would like the visual guide to accompany this podcast, it can be found at https://doyouevenblog.com/i-believe-in-blogging
Desirae Odjick: From personal finance to full-time blogger at Shopify
Feb 21 • 70 min
Desirae is a full-time content marketer at THE Shopify (in addition to her A+ personal finance blog Half Banked). For full takeaways from this episode, head to https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/desirae Straight-up, this conversation is amazing for anybody…
Blogger Burnout: 12 bloggers give their top tips.
Feb 15 • 21 min
Burnout stinks! For bloggers, for entrepreneurs. In this episode (and blog post at https://doyouevenblog.com/blogger-burnout ), I got tips from several bloggers on how to avoid and combat blogger burnout. Enjoy!
Why QUALITY beats QUANTITY in blogging - Chris from Money Peach
Feb 13 • 67 min
Today’s fantastic guest is none other than Chris Peach from the Money Peach blog and podcast! For text takeaways and shownotes, head to https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/peach On this podcast, we chat about: Making it DIFFICULT for people to join your…
FQF (Fan Question Friday): Free/easy WP Backups!
Feb 8 • 16 min
Today’s FQF: “How can I easily (and cheaply) protect my blog? From hackers? What’s the best way to backup my WordPress site? All these question and more! ALL links and resources mentioned can be found at…
“STOP expecting blogging to be easy” - Mike from Ninja Budgeter
Feb 6 • 91 min
Today’s guest has blogged about vacuums, electric car conversions, pilot’s licenses, and finance. He has gone straight from long-haul trucker to marketing manager (how on Earth?). For FULL takeaways from this episode, head to…
The Canadian Powerhouse: Inside the blog, podcast, and products of Jessica Moorhouse
Jan 29 • 71 min
She’s done it all. A blog, a finance consultancy, a millennial personal finance meet-up series, a successful podcast, paid products and courses, and more. For full show notes and takeaways, head to https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/jessica Today I’m…
HOMEWORK: An easy (but important) SEO fix from Grant Sabatier
Jan 26 • 23 min
I’m fired up about this incredible SEO tip I learned yesterday from Grant Sabatier, which was a response to a new “Fan Question Friday!” I would like to start doing on a regular basis. For the full blog post, head to…
NEW INTRO! 7 creative SOCIAL PROOF ideas for your blog
Jan 20 • 24 min
Building trust is HUGE for bloggers, and today we’re going to look at a few creative (and standard) ideas for building social proof on your blog. For the show notes and text takeaways, head to https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/proof WIN A T-SHIRT. Also,…
The world’s best affiliate marketer - Caitlin Pyle
Jan 18 • 75 min
Caitlin is the founder of Proofread Anywhere and the Work at Home School, both of which are absolutely huge online businesses. In this episode, we chat about… how most people overcomplicate making money and starting business why Caitlin got fired a few…
Stop forcing it and focus on the story: J.D. Roth from Get Rich Slowly
Jan 11 • 70 min
J.D. Roth is a blogging legend. He is one of the proud few OG bloggers who has been at this for over 20 years, built an incredible successful personal finance blog (Get Rich Slowly), SOLD IT, started another great blog, BOUGHT Get Rich Slowly BACK… (For…
New blog tools I’m digging ;)
Jan 8 • 19 min
Just a quick update on some REALLY COOL blog tools I’ve found recently. SmarterQueue - single best social media management tool for Bloggers KWFinder - Awesome SEO tools at half the price of competitors Bear, Sinoguo, GorillaPod, and more! For links to…
How to Defeat Impostor Syndrome and Launch Epic Products - Jillian from Montana Money Adventures
Jan 5 • 182 min
Jillian from Montana Money Adventures goes DEEP on what it takes to launch wildly successful BLOG INFO PRODUCTS, online courses, etc…as well as combatting and defeating imposter syndrome. Jillian is an amazing blogger, and just released a new course on…
BONUS: Mrs. Adventure Rich hosts the DYEB podcast, live from FinCon 2017!
Dec 29, 2017 • 24 min
We talk to J Money in the bathroom, Tanja from ONL, Matt from Optimize Your Life, Bobby from M$M, and more. Today’s HOST of the DYEB podcast is the legendary Mrs. Adventure Rich, from https://www.adventurerich.com/ She’s an AMAZING host, and I think she…
BONUS: “Do people want to read your stuff?” An unedited chat w/ Bobby Hoyt!
Dec 25, 2017 • 102 min
How can you stand out in a crowded niche in 2018? Do people actually want to read your stuff? How is Bobby going to make $1M in 2018? For the holidays, enjoy this bonus, long, unfiltered, unedited episode with Bobby Hoyt from Millennial Money Man! I…
How Nick True is navigating from full-time employee to full-time blogger (+ YouTube tips)
Dec 21, 2017 • 84 min
The transition from full-time EMPLOYEE to self-employed can be…tricky. * How much money do I need to make before I quit? * Is this sustainable? * Can I legit do this?? Here to share his story (and how he’s done this transition) is Nick True from Mapped…
The Golden Rule of Building a Thriving Blog: Tanja from Our Next Life
Dec 14, 2017 • 81 min
Tanja from Our Next Life is a blogging celeb these days. (Show notes and takeaways here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/tanja Nevermind the fact that she was 100% anonymous for years. Nevermind the fact she’s only just begun to monetize her blog a…
Inside the giveaway that doubled my email list (Clickbait but true!)
Dec 12, 2017 • 22 min
Giveaways CAN be an incredible tool for growing your email list, with a few twists. For the full blog post, head here: https://doyouevenblog.com/blog-giveaway In this solo episode, I want to dispel 2 small rumors or misconceptions bloggers may have about…
Methodically Dissecting Blog Traffic and Monetization - John from ESI Money (+ special guest)
Dec 8, 2017 • 108 min
This episode is incredible for bloggers looking to grow their traffic in 2018. John from ESI Money is an OG blogger, math wizard, former big-time corporate marketer…and a methodical, deliberate, delightful guy. This episode is split into 3 parts: Me and…
80/20 Product Launch Formula, and my $1,600 case study!
Dec 4, 2017 • 35 min
Product Launch formulas are a dime a dozen, and often involve 37 email sequences and 1.7 different launch templates. Enough of that. I want to walk you through the results of my 30-day challenge, and provide you, fellow BLOGGER, with a simple,…
How a Seasoned Startup Founder Approaches Blog Growth - Erica Amatori from Rize
Nov 30, 2017 • 64 min
Tech startup founder + your blog = what would happen? That’s what we explore today with Rize and The Bit Daily’s Erica Amatori. Erica is a successful (like, actually successful. Founded several companies, one of which got acquired) entrepreneur and…
BONUS: Keep Thrifty 1-year blogging experiment update: 5 months in
Nov 23, 2017 • 70 min
Chris is taking a one-year mini retirement to blog full-time and try to sustain his family! This is a follow-up round 2 episode…as we try and get him producing revenues from his blog. This is long and uncut. Enjoy! OG show notes here:…
The blogging strategies Deacon Hayes is using to make $1,000,000 in 2018
Nov 20, 2017 • 54 min
Deacon (Well Kept Wallet) is on track to grow his blog into 7-figures in 2018. He is a long-time personal finance blogger with an amazing debt story, and loads of good blogging wisdom (especially for focus, high-level strategies, and even SEO) to drop for…
Spotlight: Linda from Mad About Genealogy - Why ignorance is a huge asset.
Nov 15, 2017 • 63 min
Today’s guest is NOT a big-time blogger or entrepeneur, but DON’T let that fool you into thinking she DOESN’T have incredible insights to offer us! Linda from Mad About Genealogy is knowledgable, passionate, and (extremely) driven to succeed. We talk…
BONUS: Is the blogging hustle worth it?
Nov 9, 2017 • 24 min
When should you quit your blog? Honestly? Today’s bonus episode was inspired by DYEB contributor Araminta Robertson’s guest post, found here: https://doyouevenblog.com/is-the-hustle-worth-it/ Enjoy :)
A step-by-step Facebook ads system for bloggers - Monica Louie
Nov 6, 2017 • 78 min
Facebook ads are intimidating, especially for those of us not making serious money from out blogs. Luckily, we have an pro coach in our corner…who can and WILL show us that Facebook ads are 100% doable for any blogger, regardless of budget. Monica Louie…
9 game-changing blogging takeaways from FinCon 17
Oct 31, 2017 • 31 min
FinCon was life-changing, and left everybody with some stellar blogging takeaways. There were also a number of HUGE blogging panels, keynotes, and conversations I had…and I want to share them with you. Full blog post here:…
Shana’s slow & non-glamorous grind to a world-class fashion blog - The Mom Edit
Oct 26, 2017 • 74 min
Shownotes and takeaways here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/shana A few weeks back, my wife shot me an email… “This is the website I told you about. http://themomedit.com/. I would TOTALLY be starstruck if you got to interview Shana lol” Well. My wife…
Not selling out: How Lee (Bald Thoughts) is growing a sustainable family travel blog.
Oct 20, 2017 • 77 min
Takeaways and show notes? Here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/lee Lee Huffman (BaldThoughts.com) is a master travel hacker, family man, long-time blogger, and A+ nice dude. When I first discovered his blog, a few interesting things caught my eye… Why…
Blog Income Reports: Useful or no? 100 bloggers weigh in.
Oct 16, 2017 • 17 min
For the full post, head here: I asked 100+ bloggers what they thought about blog income reports, and here’s what they said! Includes my votes for the best report-producing bloggers as well! Enjoy :)
How to create the world’s greatest post on [X] - Adam at minafi.com
Oct 11, 2017 • 79 min
Key takeaways and show notes can be found at: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/adam We ask this question all the time…. How can I get traffic/follower growth as a *new* blogger? Usually the answers are disheartening and overwhelming…but today’s guest is…
Q3 Blog Report - Financials, lessons learned, what worked and what didn’t.
Oct 4, 2017 • 30 min
This is a bonus podcast in conjunction with my latest monthly income report ($2,306.72 for September. My first 4-figure month): https://doyouevenblog.com/september-2017-blog-income-report It’s long, transparent, and informative. Enjoy!
How to avoid shiny object syndrome and FOCUS on what your blog really needs - Dave Domzalski
Oct 1, 2017 • 79 min
For episode takeaways and show notes head here: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/dave Today’s guest is Dave from Run The Money, and his “failure resume” even rivals my own. I wanted to bring him on the show today to talk about… lessons learned from his…
20 Email List Building Strategies for Beginners - Eden Fried 2
Sep 24, 2017 • 54 min
This email marketing chat accompanies a MEGA-POST on the blog: https://doyouevenblog.com/best-email-list-building-strategies-for-beginners It is a monster resource aimed for bloggers looking to start and grow an email list. It ALSO contains a link to my…
Millennial Boss on why you SHOULD promote Bluehost and put ads on your blog
Sep 19, 2017 • 67 min
Today’s takeaways and show notes: https://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/boss Aside from aspiring to be a “mountain woman” influencer, Millennial Boss is a rising superstar blogger on many fronts. In addition to her personal finance blog (FIRE aimed at…
My Failure Resume: Lessons learned from 40+ blogs and biz ideas
Sep 15, 2017 • 54 min
For fun screenshots, old logos, and show notes, visit: http://doyouevenblog.com/fails/ This is a bonus uncut episode of my online business and blogging fails! Projects that went nowhere, etc….as well as some lessons learned! Enjoy :)
016 Why Chris left the American Dream to focus on blogging for a year [coaching session]
Sep 11, 2017 • 101 min
Shownotes and takeaways from today’s episode can be found at http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/chris Chris (KeepThrifty.com) had a highly lucrative and secure career…which he just quit. To blog. For a year. This episode is a bit different, as it’s half…
015 How to “stumble” into national PR coverage, save $82k from side hustles, & travel the world for a year - Round the World Couple
Sep 7, 2017 • 68 min
Show notes and takeaways here: http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/jess Have you ever dreamed of quitting your job, selling your stuff, and traveling long-term? (and paying for flights ENTIRELY from travel hacking points?) How about living and saving off of…
BONUS: 5 newbie blogging mistakes to avoid at all costs - Millennial Money Man Part Dos!
Sep 1, 2017 • 74 min
OG link found here: http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/bobby So, in honor of Labor Day, I’ve decided to release this RARE, vault-archive podcast with the one and only…Bobby Hoyt from Millennial Money Man. Unedited. You’ve been warned. There are likely curse…
014 How to crank out content that drives massive traffic and fans - Sarah Peterson
Aug 29, 2017 • 84 min
Show notes and takeaway summaries from today episode can be found here: http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/sarah Sarah Peterson is one of my top 3 bloggers of all-time. Seriously. She is a content marketing wizard who cranks out 10,000+ words a week for…
John Lee Dumas on building a 7-figure online business empire.
Aug 24, 2017 • 26 min
Today’s guest is legendary podcaster online business entrepreneur John Lee Dumas, chief of the Fire Nation and host of the Entrepreneur on Fire podcast (#1 iTunes business and entrepreneur podcast). Show notes and takeaways can be found here:…
From 0 to 2,000,000 blog views a month in ONE year - Chasing Foxes
Aug 21, 2017 • 69 min
I am stoked to bring you an incredible blog story today: Silas and Grace Moser from Chasing Foxes. For summarized takeaways & show notes, head here: http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/grace A little over a year ago, Silas and Grace were unsure of where…
How to perfect your blog post schedule
Aug 17, 2017 • 22 min
Head here for the full blog post —> http://doyouevenblog.com/blog-post-schedule Are you living blog post to blog post? Stress of content production got you publishing all over the place? Nailing down the perfect blog post schedule can be tough. Post and…
011 An inside look at 2 new bloggers who are crushing it - Lily and Ms. FAF
Aug 12, 2017 • 80 min
For key takeaways from the interview and show notes, head to http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/11 This episode is a bit different. I have two guests today, both of whom are new-ish bloggers who have done incredible work and seen amazing results in their…
010 Maximizing Blog Impact - FinCon founder PT Money
Aug 6, 2017 • 66 min
For the 3 key takeaways from today’s episode (plus show notes), visit http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/10 Philip Taylor (@ptmoney, ptmoney.com, FinConExpo.com) is a founding-father of blogging communities. He is the driving force behind one of the most…
My personal toolkit and 16 blogging tools for beginners
Jul 26, 2017 • 20 min
Find all the tools here: http://doyouevenblog.com/blogging-tools-for-beginners/ BLUEHOST AFFILIATE LINKS NOT INCLUDED. Affiliate sales or no affiliate sales, these are the actual tools I use every day to create and promote blog content. I will absolutely…
009 How Rosemarie built a $100k/month Blogging Empire
Jul 20, 2017 • 75 min
Rosemarie has become a blogging master. It’s fair to say she (http://www.busybudgeter.com/) is brilliant. An ultra-successful blogger and a master of quick growth, she grew her blog… from $0 to full-time income in 10 months, from $0 to $18k / month in 1.5…
008 How to get Massive Blog Results in Year One - Eden Fried
Jul 12, 2017 • 73 min
For the top 3 takeaways from today’s episode (and show notes), visit http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/8/. Eden (@edenfrieden, http://edenfried.com) is a pro blogger who has steamrolled herself to blogging success in an incredibly short time. She was…
How the Digital Marketing Master grew his blog: Neil Patel
Jul 6, 2017 • 25 min
Neil Patel is a world-class blogger and digital marketing guru, founder of 3-4 multi-million dollar busineses, and a brilliant (if not controversial) online marketer. I was fortunate enough to chat with him today, and we hit on: -why some entrepreneurs…
How to create good content using the SCARF framework
Jul 4, 2017 • 9 min
We all know to produce good, quality content, right? It’s shouted at us from the rooftops…but how do we KNOW when we actually achieve that? Shouldn’t there be a simple framework to keep in the back of our minds as we work? There should! Today’s episode is…
006 A repeatable framework for crafting killer content, and why ebooks suck - Anfernee Chansamooth
Jun 29, 2017 • 62 min
Here’s a rundown of topics covered today —> Anfernee’s 4-step framework for crafting QUALITY content that gets views/shares/revenues (FARS) How he deals with difficult “transition phases” in his life (he’s currently undergoing one , as am I) Why ebooks…
The Side Hustle Master, Nick Loper
Jun 17, 2017 • 73 min
Nick Loper is THE side hustle podcaster, and one of the most well-known internet entrepreneurs out there. The founder behind SideHustleNation.com, Nick has been blogging and podcasting about online business for years. Today, he was kind enough to sit with…
004 No traffic? No prob. Monetizing with services and blog/life balance feat. Brendan Alan Barrett
Jun 8, 2017 • 68 min
I’m in love with this episode with Brendan Alan Barrett from StartInPhx.com (Today’s show notes are at http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/4) I’ll admit I was hesitant to bring Brendan on the show at first, as he’s not a “typical” blogger (whatever the heck…
003 Building a Million-Dollar Blog with Michelle Schroeder-Gardner
May 26, 2017 • 42 min
Today’s guest is Michelle from http://www.makingsenseofcents.com/. This episode’s show notes and links can be found here: http://doyouevenblog.com/podcast/3 Michelle was kind enough to chat with me a bit about her incredibly successful personal finance…
002 From Band Director to $20k / month - Millennial Money Man
May 26, 2017 • 43 min
Please welcome Bobby from Millennial Money Man. He’s a true gent, and his story is incredible. In less than 2 years, he’s gone from band director to successful blogger (and by successful, I mean he….A: Does it full-time. B: Makes SUBSTANTIAL income every…
001 Multi-million Net Worths and Financial Blogging with Physician on Fire
May 2, 2017 • 67 min
Today’s guest is a delight. PoF (Physician on Fire) is a rockstar personal finance blogger, accomplished physician, and family man. He’s grown his blog to about a million pageviews in 15 months (pretty impressive to me), all while working, traveling, etc.…
000 What’s DYEB and who’s Pete McPherson?
May 2, 2017 • 7 min
Howdy! This intro episode will introduce Do You Even Blog! Specifically, we’ll answer 1. Who is this dude talking? 2. Why oh why start ANOTHER blog/podcast about blogging? The internet is a very noisy, noisy, place…and this topic is covered elsewhere on…