Side Hustle Spark 258: Pat Flynn’s Affiliate Marketing Launch Plan (freebie)

This week, Pat Flynn, always a generous provider of quality content for solo entrepreneurs, emailed this offer of the Affiliate Marketing Launch Plan.

Having generated over $3.5 million after 11 years of successful partnerships with Teachable, Buzzsprout, ConvertKit and others, Pat calls affiliate marketing ‘the most proven, simple, and authentic way to monetize your online brand.’

The ‘Launch Plan’ is a free five-day email course that starts this coming Monday (May 17).

Here is the sign-up link.

Side Hustle Spark 239: acorns.com, Pat Flynn’s Income Stream, ryrob.com, and 7-Day Startup

For today, revisiting well-received posts…

Side Hustle Spark 128: Look behind the curtain at ryrob.com. https://sidehustlecurator.com/2020/11/12/side-hustle-spark-128-look-behind-the-curtain-at-ryrob-com/

Suggestion 78: The 7-Day Startup Dan Norris. https://sidehustlecurator.com/2020/08/26/suggestion-78-the-7-day-startup-by-dan-norris/

Side Hustle Spark 111: Pat Flynn’s Income Stream https://sidehustlecurator.com/2020/10/12/side-hustle-spark-111-pat-flynns-the-income-stream/

Suggestion 79: Check out acorns.com. https://sidehustlecurator.com/2020/08/27/suggestion-79-check-out-acorns-com/


For a subject-by-subject look at sidehustlecurator,
check out my Posts Organized by Topic page.

Forge ahead, side hustlers!

Side Hustle Spark 217: Community-building no-no’s. (Smart Passive Income)

Image: William White on Unsplash

Jillian Benbow of Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income checks in with Five Tips to Ruin Your Membership Community. [March 1, 2021]

In other words, definitely attend to the following:

  1. Set clear boundaries for acceptable content and behavior.
  2. Consistently provide content and opportunities to interact.
  3. Assure members they will be heard.
  4. ‘Community’ is the focus, not you.
  5. Drill down for data that serves the community’s interests.

Side Hustle Spark 216: “Organize your stuff!” Today’s topic: Make money in your sleep.

My content organization effort continues…

Gotta say, there have been more than a few ‘Oh, yeeaaahhhhh! Forgot about that!’ moments when I revisit the suggestions.

Here is the ‘Let’s get organized! page in progress.

Topic: Passive Income

Side Hustle Spark 215: “Organize your stuff!” Today: Freebies for Side Hustlers

My content organization effort continues…

Here is the ‘Let’s get organized! page in progress.

Gotta say, there have been more than a few ‘Oh, yeeaaahhhhh! Forgot about that!’ moments when I revisit the suggestions.

Topic: Freebies for Side Hustlers

Side Hustle Spark 196: Online course tips from 31 creators

Thought I would follow up on yesterday’s post…

No matter that this was published in 2017, these tips from Smart Passive Income are still valuable.

NOTE: I found some contradiction between those who advise diving in with passion and building vs. validating first.

Maybe the solution is: Put some of that passion into your ‘pre-building’ promotion. [sales pages, lead pages, social media posts].

You might even repurpose some of that same content. Hey, just a thought.

Here are a few favorites…

1. Whatever topic you have in mind right now, make it 5 times smaller. The biggest mistake is to think you have to cover everything in one step. – Kerstin, Fluent Language School

2. Find one person and walk them through your exact process of the course you’re considering creating.  – Jeff Rose, The Online Advisor Growth Formula

3. Stop reading about it. Taking action is the best teacher! …The more I studied, the more overwhelmed I became. I finally stopped worrying about it… – David Wallimann, Guitar Playback

4. The number one tip I would give to course creators is start building your list immediately.
– Fleur Ottaway, Venture Digital: Get Results from Your Facebook Ads

5. Do not prepare an online course for selling. Create an online course for what you love to do and then sell it. You will earn a lot if you tell a topic that you love to do. – Resit, Master of Project Academy

Many thanks to Pat Flynn and SPI for mining a wealth of advice and expertise.

Side Hustlers: Seek connection

I liked this post from Pat Flynn’s Smart Passive Income newsletter:

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can
Conquer Loneliness
and Feel More Connected

I especially like the ‘water cooler moments’ suggestion.

I don’t know you readers personally, but I’m guessing we’ve all felt a little isolated at one time or another.

Take care of yourselves.

Forge ahead…but within reason ;-]

Side Hustle Spark 135: DiscoverFest (free)

A rare Sunday post…Just thought I’d get this out to you in case you have some free time to run a session in the background.

This no-cost, online event is happening right now…

Sign up here: https://discover.teachable.com/discover-fest

Even better, you can sign up right on the schedule page. You’ll notice that a fair number of the sessions cover non-business topics.

Replays will be available until November 30 at midnight EST.

Quote from the Discover by Teachable FAQ page: “The promotions and bonuses from participating creators will be available from November 17 to November 30 at midnight EST. We will be sending out the link to the promotions to registrants of any of the workshops.”

Hope you get something helpful from Discover by Teachable.

I’ll try to take some notes from sessions. If you have a specific request, email me at:

sidehustlecurator at gmail dot com

Another reminder: No affiliate links. Just want to pass along good stuff for side hustle-preneurs. [Again, Tim, soooooo weak. I’m sure someone has already ‘hybridized’ those terms.]

Side Hustle Spark 113: Pat Flynn’s Essential Guides…

Pat Flynn calls them ‘guides’. I’d call them text-and-relevant-audio based online courses.

Below are the links…

to Mindset for Entrepreneurs

to Email Marketing

to Branding

to Business Fundamentals

to Online Courses

More SPI online course resources here

If you want to add value to these guides, and if you have capable software**, consider recording the screen as you cruise through your favorite content so you can conveniently replay it on your device of choice.

**Filmora, Camtasia, Snag-it, Screencast-O-Matic.. OBS Studio, Screencastify, ScreenFlow

Side Hustle Spark 111: Pat Flynn’s The Income Stream

206 straight episodes of his The Income Stream YouTube channel
and counting for Pat Flynn of Smart Passive Income.

On the weekends, he does live reviews of websites and YouTube channels submitted by visitors.

In fact, for a more detailed, informative shortcut through this model of a consistent ‘value-added’ approach, let’s take a look at his The Income Stream Clips channel .