Passive Income Category Archive

Dissolving Limiting Beliefs

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

As one of our final stops before we do the passive income walkthrough, I want to address limiting beliefs, which could seriously hold you back from achieving your goals if we don’t take steps to address them. Types of Limiting Beliefs Limiting beliefs come in a variety of forms. Here are some of the most […]

How to Stop Being Disappointed

Friday, July 6th, 2012

If someone is late about 70% of the time, and you expect them to be on time, that’s a rather foolish prediction, isn’t it?¬†They may be on time, but they probably won’t be. What many people will do is get angry with the friend who’s frequently late. Does this usually change that person’s behavior? Perhaps […]


Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Another way to earn passive income is through investing. I’ve already mentioned real estate investing, but of course you can also generate income from many other types of investments such as owning stock in a company or earning interest with a certificate of deposit. Investments can pay off with interest, dividends, and capital gains. Depending […]

Why Ebooks Are Such a Golden Opportunity

Monday, June 25th, 2012

Recent data from 1189 publishers shows that ebook sales have overtaken hardcover book sales and will overtake paperback books soon. In comparing the same sales period for 2011 vs. 2012, hardcover sales increased by 2.7% while ebook sales increased by 28.1%. It’s difficult for the supply of quality ebook offerings to keep up with this […]


Friday, June 22nd, 2012

One of the simplest ways to start earning passive income right away is to request donations. Just invite people to give you money. The Kindness of Strangers In rare situations donations can really take off. Consider the recent case of Karen Klein, the New York bus monitor who was filmed being bullied by students on […]


Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Fame is attention. With enough attention you can generate passive income. Monetizing Fame Monetizing fame is actually pretty easy. Consider the Oprah effect. When Oprah recommends a book, it sells like crazy. If she wanted to, she could leverage her fame to promote products, businesses, and more in exchange for a cut of the sales. […]

Generating Ideas

Friday, June 15th, 2012

As we go through this passive income series, you may start getting ideas for how you can create new streams of passive income. How do you know which ideas are worth pursuing? Keep It Simple It’s easy to bite off more than you can chew with your first passive income idea. If you already have […]

Virtual Real Estate

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

In addition to earning passive income from physical real estate, you can also generate income from virtual real estate. Virtual real estate is online property, including domain names, websites, and online services. A virtual pub in an online game world is an example of virtual real estate. If you’ve ever registered a domain name or […]

Passive Income From Real Estate

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Real estate investing is one of the most common ways that people become wealthy. You can buy real estate such as houses, apartment buildings, office space, retail space, etc. and rent it out. You can also make money from the appreciation, assuming that real estate prices rise while you own the property. When renting a […]

Passive Value

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

I wanted to share this photo I took because it depicts a nice example of providing passive value. Coming up with the idea and adding this wall art required a one-time investment of time and energy. But once it’s shared, it can continue to provide value in the form of laughter and amusing conversations for […]