Following is a list of resources that I have found to be A-mazing.  I will not send you to fluff or junk, I promise. This list will be updated.  If you find a dead link, please please let me know asap.  My desire is to continue adding to this list to help you find great resources.

In order to be transparent, Please note that I am an affiliate for some of the links.  If you happen to love their product/service and purchase from them I will receive a commission.   I am extra grateful for all the fantastic bloggers, podcasters, and entrepreneurs who have made the world wide web a fun place to hang out and grow a business and I will not put anything on this resource guide that I deem to be garbage.

Excellent Resources for Building Passive Income – No Junk Here

smartpassiveincome.com  I cannot say enough good things about Pat Flynn and his blog.  There is absolutely no fluff in his blog.  This is an amazing resource for all things entrepreneur.

Advertising On Craigslist

hidemyass.com  This is a great way to hide your arse from prying eyes.  You can surf the internet, post stuff on craigslist, etc etc without leaving a footprint.

shorturl.com  As the name implies, create a shortcut url for your website to avoid being ghosted or considered spam.  Of course, if you are using unethical business practices then you should in all rights be spammed.

Affiliate Marketing

amazon.com  The most well-known affiliate marketing site.  You can find anything from iPhone replacement screens to dog shampoo.

cj.com  Commission Junction is a one stop shop to sign up to be an affiliate marketer for various brands.

linkshare.com  Tap into the billions of dollars companies pay every day for advertising their products and services.  Linkshare affiliate marketing is free to join and has over a thousand clients, providing you a variety of products and services to monetize your website.

Article Writing For Revenue

infobarrel.com  There are many others, but infobarrel is the most intriguing to me.  This is where I get to write about whatever suits my fancy.

Blogging

How to Start a Blog In 4 Minutes by Pat Flynn  Self explanatory.  Big big fan of Pat Flynn.  Good stuff little grasshopper.

Creating a Niche Site

Niche Site Duel by Pat Flynn

Dominatingniches.com will send you a free ebook.  Learn how to locate the most profitable niche sites, how to market your niche, and how to dominate in your niche.

Digital Sales

gumroad.com  Create your product. Upload it.  Sell it.  Share it.  Easy-peasey. 5% + 25 Cents per transaction.

e-junkie.com  Shopping cart and buy now buttons so you can sell downloads and tangible goods on your website, eBay, MySpace, Google Base, CraigsList and other websites.  Just $5 per month, No transaction limit, and no transaction fee.

EBooks

briantracy.com  Free Webinar from Brian Tracy:  How to Write a Book and Become a Published author.  Brian Tracy is a great leader, speaker, author and coach.

Email Marketing

constantcontact.com  You can try constant contact free for 60 days. Customer service is exceptionally great. Build up your business and use their streamlined email marketing website.  Very easy to learn and implement.

infusionsoft.com  Sales and marketing software for small businesses.

mailchimp.com  Free email campaigns if you have fewer then 2000 subscribers.

Aweber.com Is another email marketing program that offers a free test drive  to get started.  I really like Aweber for its user functionality.

Freelancing (for hiring help, or being the hired help)

elance.com

fiverr.com

odesk.com

99designs.com

Goal Setting / Keeping

beeminder.com

lift.do  Keep track of and start new habits.  Everything from drink more water to do pushups.  A great app to have.

Hosting an Event

eventbrite.com  Create a free or paid event (ie: cooking class, speaking engagement, computer workshop) and then collect the ticket fees.  Free tools to promote your event, sharing with social networking platforms, and event attendance.

anymeeting.com  Plan and host great online meetings.  Start for free.

Images

morguefile.com  Free images.  Great for beginners who do not want to pay for images yet.

Leadership Development

ziglar.com  I have to pay tribute to one of the greatest motivational speakers of our time.

“If you can dream it, you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.”  Zig Ziglar

Mind Mapping

mindmeister.com  Online brainstorming and mind mapping application.  There is a free trial period.

Social Media Marketing

Linkedinfluence.com  Learn from guru Lewis Howes on how to maximize the use of Linked In.  You will learn how to drive a ton of traffic to your website and how to network with high profile individuals.  Lewis also has a blog at lewishowes.com that is really informative and helpful.

Starting A Business

Appsumo.com  The How to Make Your First Dollar is such a great program.  There is a wait list currently, but Noah Kagan and his buddies at Appsumo.com are definitely brilliant and can push you out  of your comfort zone and get to work building your business.

Website Hosting

bluehost.com  Click here to sign up for Bluehost hosting.  Low monthly hosting prices.  Very easy point and click interface.  You don’t have to be a coder to have a great website.  Great customer care.

godaddy.com

Just Because

1-800-FLORALS  Buy your mama some flowers already.  She didn’t have to pick you up after she dropped you on your head. 🙂

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Please contact me with any websites you feel would be a great addition to this list.  I look forward to hearing from you!

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