TMBA507: 50,000 Dollars a Month From One Blog Post?!

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Today’s episode is all about something that Dan and Ian still find magical about entrepreneurship.

That is, if you find the right things to write about, the internet will still allow you to make a great living from them.

This week’s guest was able to do exactly that.

Ryan Robinson is the host of a podcast called The Side Hustle Project and he runs a fantastic blog over at

His piece about how to start a blog, and make money from it, went on to become the most successful piece of content he’s created.

On today’s show, Ryan joins us to share some great insights about that post, as well as some strategies for creating content that makes money, and some actionable tips for getting started today.


Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • How Ryan got started with writing his own blog. (2:58)
  • Why Ryan’s income from the blog drastically increased at the beginning of 2019. (12:20)
  • Some of the strategies Ryan implements to create content that ranks well in Google. (21:40)
  • Why Ryan believes we are still in the “Wild West” days of blogging. (26:06)
  • Ryan’s advice for those that want to make a living by writing on the internet. (36:01)

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This week’s sponsor:

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