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Podcast episode number 20 is now live on iTunes. In this podcast episode I interview Matthew Paulson, who is an expert in getting visitors to his website in ways that you probably aren’t familiar with.

In this episode, we cover what websites Matthew is running, how he’s getting traffic to these websites by being a news outlet, and how you can do the same thing.

Matthew has built a ton of businesses and he has recently launched a book in which he distilled the biggest principles he’s learned from doing so. I recommend checking out his book, 40 Rules for Internet Business Success: Escape the 9 to 5, Do Work You Love, and Build a Profitable Online Business.

Items Discussed In This Episode:

Intro: Matt Paulson, Analystratings.net, AmericanBankingNews.com, GoGoPhotoContest.com, VideoCounty.com

-How Matt first started making money online back in 2006
-Why Matt likes getting traffic through news sites and why it is so scalable
-How you can get into specific search engine sections, such as financial news
-How Matt uses StockTwits to get people to his site
-How you can build a team of writers
-How Matt is monetizing these sites using advertisements and newsletter subscriptions
-What is a co-registration network and why is Matt buying emails from them
-Using Stripe for payments on websites
-How Matt uses Amazon Simple Email Service combined with Sendy to do his email marketing
-The keys to getting traffic beyond battle for page ranks on Google
-Matt’s new book,  40 Rules for Internet Business Success: Escape the 9 to 5, Do Work You Love, and Build a Profitable Online Business.
-Matt’s post about calculating your financial runway, along with his calculator to determine yours.

Links Mentioned

Matt’s Blog
Analystratings.net
AmericanBankingNews.com
GoGoPhotoContest.com
VideoCounty.com
Requirements for getting into Google News
StockTwits
Stripe
Pro Blogger Job Boards
Adsense
Adblade 
Tribal Fusion
Amazon Simple Email Service
Sendy
Financial Runway Calculator
BoostWP

Want to get Matt’s Book – 40 Rules for Internet Success?

If you’re looking for an inspiring and informative read on rules for creating websites and online businesses, make sure to check out Matt’s book:

40 Rules for Internet Business Success: Escape the 9 to 5, Do Work You Love, and Build a Profitable Online Business.

How To Get The Podcast:

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or via RSS to get future episodes automatically

Download the podcast MP3 here (Right Click + Save As)

When You’re Done Listening To The Podcast Please Review It

When you’re done listening please leave me a review on iTunes – I really appreciate it and it helps to get more people to listen to the podcast.