5 Amazing Bloggers That Have Inspired Earning Forever

Inspiration is a very important aspect of motivation; it allows you to draw your enthusiasm to achieve success from someone or something else in the world! In this post, I go over 5 of the most amazing bloggers on the internet. Each of these bloggers has individually inspired me to create and grow Earning Forever in one way or another!

In essence, I am not trying to copy their blogs; but rather, I am trying to use each blog’s best features, and apply them to Earning Forever.

What I really like about these 5 individuals is that they view their blogs as businesses! Many bloggers will simply buy a domain name, post their thoughts, and forget about it completely! These 5 bloggers are so well known and respected because the primary concern of their blogs is to inform, help, and please the readers! I would like to think that the primary concern of Earning Forever is roughly the same; to document my journey of earning passive income and achieving life success while helping the readers in any ways that I can!

I will give you a little taste of what the blogger is about, the best features of their website, and how those features can be applied to Earning Forever.

Pat From The Smart Passive Income Blog

Pat Flynn is an entrepreneur, father, husband, writer, and more! Can he add any more titles to the list?

I have been an avid reader of the Smart Passive Income Blog for over 2 years, and Pat was the first person to actually convince me to start writing articles for revenue sharing websites to earn passive income online! Pat, like a handful of other bloggers, publishes his income reports on a monthly basis. However, it is not the income reports themselves that causes people to become lifetime readers of Smart Passive Income; it is the fact that Pat is absolutely transparent and helpful within them.

Not only does Pat break up his income reports into various sources, but he also explains how he earns that income from those sources! Have you ever heard the phrase “a good magician never reveals his secrets”? Pat is basically the best magician in the world that is revealing every one of his secrets to his readers!

Inspiration from Pat: Be transparent with numbers, and helpful to the readers on Earning Forever!

Chris From Virtual Business Lifestyle Chris Ducker Dot Com

Virtual Business Lifestyle began when Chris Ducker gave himself 1 year to remove himself from his business, and begin to live the life of a virtual CEO. I really like reading Chris’ posts because he is straight to the point, and doesn’t like to beat around the bush. In addition, he records a ton of videos to include in his posts and posts them to his Virtual CEO Youtube Channel (that can be found in the top navigation of his blog).

Many people continue to read Virtual Business Lifestyle because Chris discusses ways to earn passive income from both online and offline sources! He has created blogs, niche sites, an offline outsourcing company, and a very strong personal brand; no matter what aspect of business you want to learn about, Virtual Business Lifestyle will have a plethora of posts for you to read!

Inspiration from Chris: Include videos in many of Earning Forever’s posts, as well as get straight to the point!

Eric From My 4 Hour Workweek

It is very rare to see someone that is able to work full-time hours and maintain a responsive blog that publishes frequent posts! However, Eric has My 4 Hour Workweek running smoothly while working as a full-time CPA Tax Consultant!

I have posted about 5 comments on My 4 Hour Workweek; Eric has responded to all of the comments within hours! Noticing this has led me to browse through the rest of the comments that were left on the website, and realize that Eric responds to nearly every comment that his readers post! Seeing his timely responses to the comments allows the readers to see how dedicated he is to his blog.

Just like Pat Flynn, Eric publishes his income reports on a monthly basis; however, the income reports on My 4 Hour Workweek are extremely detailed. Eric breaks down each of his passive income sources in a few ways; he explains what the source entails, how he earned the passive income through it, and what his goals are for the following month.

Inspiration from Eric: Have broken-down income reports, as well as be responsive to Earning Forever’s readers!

Adam From Dorm Room Cash

I came across Dorm Room Cash when cruising around the InfoBarrel forums. After reading through a few of Adam Snyder’s posts, I became a loyal reader!

The majority of Adam’s posts are short and sweet; however, they are very practical and can be implemented in a matter of minutes. You will not find a lengthy Facebook Timeline tutorial on Dorm Room Cash; but rather, you will find quick SEO tips that can be used to increase the traffic that your blog receives! In addition, Adam is very active on Dorm Room Cash’s Facebook Fan Page! He manages to update it with posts that engage the readers; a mixture of polls, questions, and hyperlinks seem to do the trick.

Adam seems to be a “Jack of all trades, master of none” type of guy. He has gotten his feet wet in all types of internet marketing ventures, and has posted his experiences with each of these ventures on his blog. Add Dorm Room Cash to your RSS feed and you will surely be pleased!

Inspiration from Adam: Include a mixture of short and long posts, and be active on Earning Forever’s Facebook Fan Page!

Jeremy From Zero Passive Income

Zero Passive Income is the place to get motivated!

Jeremy Salvador shares all of his financial experiences with his readers. Most passive income blogs solely include actionable posts (things like “how to backlink articles” and “dofollow vs. Nofollow links”); however, Jeremy posts everything from his spiritual lessons in being patient to his success in paying off all of his consumer debt!

Jeremy classifies his monthly income reports as “wealth reports” and includes a variety of graphs to represent the non-passive and passive income that they are earning. The graphs really allow the Zero Passive Income readers to get a feel for where their income is coming from!

Jeremy and his wife got married with absolutely zero passive income and have worked their way up to earning more than $2000 in passive income every month! To top it off, they are still earning a combined income of about $13000 per month from their full time jobs as a Forensic Accountant and Registered Nurse!

Inspiration from Jeremy: Include both actionable and personal posts, as well as incorporate graphic organizers into Earning Forever’s income reports.

I would highly suggest that you take a look at each of these websites, and get to know each of these bloggers. They have been extremely helpful to me, and have inspired Earning Forever in a multitude of ways!

Do you have a favourite blogger or follow one of the ones that were spoken about above? If so, please leave a comment and let us know!

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Pat June 16, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Hey Mike – thanks so much for the feature and kind words, I really appreciate it!

No magic here through ;)



Mike June 18, 2012 at 6:53 pm

Hey Pat, no problem at all! You were the first blogger that I followed in the passive income niche and have inspired me to continually increase my earnings month after month! I am trying to #BeEverywhere with my youtube, twitter, and facebook presence! Thanks for everything.


Eric | My 4-Hour Workweek June 16, 2012 at 8:01 pm

Hey Mike,

Thanks a lot for the mention here, I really appreciate it. I know I don’t earn nearly as much as many of the other bloggers in the internet marketing niche, so I’m definitely happy to see that you get some value out of what I write about.

Looks like you’ve got a nice blog here – best of luck to you and hopefully we’ll both find great success with passive income. (By the way, I really like the name “Earning Forever”.)

- Eric


Mike June 18, 2012 at 6:52 pm

Thanks Eric! I do not earn much in comparison to other bloggers, but hopefully that will change if I keep working at it for a few more years!
And thanks for the compliment! I was stuck in between a few domain names for about a month, but I decided on Earning Forever after a pros/cons weigh out!
Thanks for stopping by!


Jeremy - Zero Passive Income June 18, 2012 at 5:28 pm

Wow! Mike, I am so honored that you would include me on your list with these other amazing bloggers. Thank you so much – and keep up the great work here at Earning Forever!


Mike June 18, 2012 at 6:50 pm

Thanks for stopping by Jeremy. You have truly inspired Earning Forever in many ways, and I am proud to include you in the blog post!


Adam Snyder June 25, 2012 at 4:00 am


Thanks for mentioning me on your blog. I follow the other bloggers listed above and am glad to be part of a list with each one of them. I don’t make nearly as much as Pat but I do try to show what I learn so that others can follow my footsteps.



Mike June 25, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Hey Adam,
it was my pleasure. Thanks for being such a HUGE inspiration to me! LOL I don’t think anyone makes nearly as much as Pat does, but both of us will definitely come close one day! I will definitely follow in your footsteps!
Thanks for coming by and commenting!


richard May 9, 2013 at 3:07 pm


I use to follow Jeremy salvador from zero passive income but it looks like his site and twitter accounts no longer in use?

Does he have a new one? I would like to follow him again?


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