003 Building a Million-Dollar Blog with Michelle Schroeder-Gardner

Today’s guest is Michelle from http://www.makingsenseofcents.com/.

Michelle was kind enough to chat with me a bit about her incredibly successful personal finance blog.

How Michelle Schroeder makes over $250k:month from her blog

We dive deep into a few nuts in bolts, including Pinterest marketing, affiliate marketing (and how it makes her substantial income every single month), as well as how she plans out her content more than 3 months in advance.

Michelle is a delight, and her blog is truly world-class (I mean that).

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Making Sense of Affiliate Marketing – A course on monetizing your blog with affiliate marketing. Simply put, the best guide on the internet for this.

Hootsuite – Michelle’s preferred social media management tool.

Michelle’s free Facebook group!

My fave post on her site: How To Take A 10 Day Trip To Hawaii For $22.40 – Flights & Accommodations Included


002 From Band Director to $20k / month – Millennial Money man

Bobby is a real gent.

He has an incredible story, and was kind enough to sit with me for over an hour and discuss life, blogging, freelancing, and hiring blog coaches.

I want a blog coach…

In this episode we dive deep into

  • how he grew so damn quickly (less than 2 years to $15k / mo)
  • how he reinvests in his blog and himself (hint: learning)
  • how he approaches influencer outreach,
  • how he paid off an absurd amount of student loans (he does blog about personal finance after all)
  • and more…

Hope you enjoy this episode, and be sure to leave him some love at https://millennialmoneyman.com/

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Show Notes

Making sense of Affiliate Marketing – Blogging course that both Bobby and I have taken.

Rockstar Finance – personal finance blog by J Money, a mutual friend

FinCon – Financial blogger conference!

I lost all my other shownotes for this episode. Dammit! Guess you’ll have to listen to the episode…

001 Multi-Million Net Worths and Financial Blogging with Physician on Fire

Multi-million net worths and Financial Blogging - Physician on Fire

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.

We dive into some awesome stories (Why he spent over $1k in European bars back before he made any money), as well as dig into how we has consistently grown his blog in 2016 and 2017.

There are nuggets of wisdom throughout, and you can find more from him at http://www.physicianonfire.com, or tweet him at https://twitter.com/physicianonfire.

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Show Notes:

Jooicer: Growth Hacking Tool for Twitter

Mailmunch: Tools for building your email list.

Feedly – Enter your fave blog RSS feeds and organize your reading list

White Coat Investor – PF blog as well. Partnered with PoF.

Mailchimp – email marketing made easy mode

Bluehost & Godaddy – meh website hosting platforms (I recommend Namecheap, for a ton of reasons)

Root of good – another ave PF site

The most useful personal finance blog post OF ALL TIME – Mr. Money Mustache

The Simple Path to Wealth – by J.L. Collins

The only investment guide you’ll ever need – by Andrew Tobias

The PoF articles referenced in the show (DEF check out the Sunday Best. I always enjoy those).