Recommended Reading & Resources
If you are serious about making passive income, you need to take action today. Below is an evolving collection of resources and tools that I have found helpful in the quest to build an internet based passive income business. I’ll be adding to the list as I find new helpful resources, so keep checking back. If you have any suggestions for additions, please let me know and I’ll take a look.
As always, if you sign up or purchase items through many of these links (or others on this site) I may financially benefit from your actions. After all, this site is part of my online business and I practice what I teach about. If you find Innovative Passive Income helpful, please consider signing up to recommended sites from this page as a way to say thanks.
Site Hosting, Domains, and Related Resources
- Join me in using BLUEHOST as your site host Reliable and affordable. Host unlimited sites for one low fee.
- Also buy domains through BlueHost. Low cost domains
- Sell ebooks and other products online with online shopping cart E-Junkie. Low fee service Click to Guide
- Get Thesis Theme for WordPress: Options Galore and a Helpful Support Community. Paid WP theme
- Add Comment Luv to increase the number of comments on your blog and reward those who comment
- Get a Paypal Merchant Account to sell things with. A Paypal merchant account allows you to accept credit cards too.
- Dropbox – the free and best solution to store and share files online
Earn Passive Income Doing Simple Posts
- Answer questions at WebAnswers for Adsense Revenue
- Create Tops Lists and Earn Adsense (great for link building) with Best Reviewer
- Try Tip Drop for potential Adsense Revenue, but best for link building
Earn Passive Income / Revenue Share With Your Articles
- Write on Infobarrel and earn directly from Google Adsense, Amazon Associates and Chitika. Free to join, the ad services pay you.
- Start today with Squidoo – Get paid to create webpages – 50% revenue share, multiple sources. Free- Squidoo Pays You
- Join Wikinut and write for revenue share. Paid in British pounds!
- Join SeekYt – great referral program too.
Sell Articles and Rights to Articles
- Join Constant Content – a higher end market place for selling full and usage rights to articles. The best site for selling your writing – period. Free – Site Pays You
- Also, I strongly recommend you invest $9.95 in Celeste Stewart’s Constant Content Success eBook to significantly reduce your learning curve. Low cost ebook
Guides & eBooks
- Get eBooks the Smart Way an eBook on making eBooks by Pat Flynn at Smart Passive Income. Free download eBook
- Buy The ABCs of Writing Articles for the Web – Transition to Web writing – very helpful. Low cost eBook
- Read Chris Gullebeau’s 279 Days to Overnight Success Help for Bloggers and Other Online Businesses. Free download eBook
- The Bloggers Guide to Facebook – Great Post at Smart Passive Income
- Free SEO Tools and eCourse – really helpful tools here.
Learn How to Build Effective Websites
- Try Grassroots Internet Strategy’s Planning Your Website E-course by Serena Star. Paid course
- Get Underground Squidoo Profit Tactics. Low cost ebook
- How to Build a WordPress Website in 2 Hours Free ebook
Ad & Affiliate Networks to Join (earn from and/or advertise with)
- Sell EntireWeb Ads on your site as an alternative to Adsense (worked poorly for me – may depend on niche)
- Get a Chitika Account right now because it takes time to get approved. Use on Infobarrel and/or on your own sites. Free for Publisher Side – Chitika Pays You
- Set up Linkworth and wait for offers – wide range of ways to make money on your site. Free – Linkworth Pays You
- Use Google Adsense (Free to Join and Earn) and Google Adwords (buy advertising)
- Apply to Project Wonderful – Buy and sell ad space by auction based on display time. Free to Join and Earn
- Find sponsors for your blog with Share A Sale. Free – They Pay You and/or
- Find Affiliates to sell your product with Share a Sale Free to join, pay based on performance.
- Try Blogsvertise for promoting your sites
- Sell Reviews on your blog – approval required
- Drive targeted “type in” traffic to your site with Elephant Traffic
Outsourcing Market Places / Places to Find Work Helping Others
- Constant Content Buy high quality unique web content. Pay for what you need, free to set up requests.
- oDesk – Access a Global Workforce at a moderate cost. Great job and worker tracking ability. Free to join and earn, or pay for what you need.
- ScriptLance – more than just code, good for writers and designers too. Free to join
- Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Very low cost, great for simple tasks requiring a human.
- Don’t Let The Bank Reject Your Dream How to Get a Business Line of Credit. Low cost ebook
- Grassroots Internet Strategy Australian site full of info geared to small business. Free website
- Get Celebrity Endorsements or learn more about Contact Any Celebrity. Low cost subscription service
Other Ways to Make Money Online
- Unique Rewards – many ways to make money. Paid through Paypal, no minimum.