About Danny Iny

Danny Iny (@DannyIny) is the CEO and founder of Mirasee, host of the Business Reimagined podcast, and best-selling author of multiple books including Engagement from Scratch!, The Audience Revolution, and Teach and Grow Rich.

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Blogger Money Maps: How To Make Money From Blogging

Figuring out how to make money from blogging is hard. There are a few reasons for that. The first reason is that, if you have to figure it out, then you’ve never done it before. And there’s a lot of information that you don’t have. The second reason is there isn’t one right answer to that question—but there are a lot of wrong ones! The third reason is the real clincher: if you pay careful …

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3 Online Marketing Trends You Need to Know for Success in 2016 and Beyond

  The online marketing landscape changes so fast that your head is spinning. And the many shady and annoying marketing tactics you’re bombarded with every day only make it worse. The constant changes provide exciting opportunities for some while presenting very big challenges for others. What do they mean for you? Several bad trends are reaching the tipping point of becoming unsustainable. This is bad news for online businesses who are married to those types …

Seth Godin Was Wrong: The Trouble with “Remarkable”

Seth Godin is a pretty smart guy. He invented permission marketing, popularized tribes, and taught us how to become the linchpin of our professional environments. He also reinvented book publishing with the Domino Project. Among his many good ideas is the concept of the Purple Cow—the idea that being remarkable is the key to attracting attention and success. Well, I like Seth as much as the next guy, but in this particular instance, I think …

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It’s a Trap! A Surprising Path to Stop Trading Time for Money

Do you want to stop trading time for money? Yep—you, and everybody else. Thanks to the Tim Ferrisses of the world, “not trading time for money” has become the rallying cry of people who are stuck in a job that they don’t like and want to create the freedom to quit and do something different. They say it with pride, confident that they are making the smart, strategic choice that their corporate colleagues don’t have …

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8 Powerful Book Marketing Lessons

I’ve got a story to share with you today, with 8 powerful insights about book marketing along the way. This post is a bit on the long-ish side, but it’ll be worth your while, I promise. 😉 This story starts in February of 2006, when I was 23 years old, way before Firepole ever existed. That was when I published my very first book—about writing. Now, if you’re thinking that you didn’t even know I’d …

Tempest in a Guest Blogging Teapot? (Why Matt Cutts Has ZERO Relevance to REAL Guest Bloggers)

So Matt Cutts started a bit of a firestorm today, with a post on Search Engine Land titled “Stick A Fork In It, Guest Blogging is Done”. And of course, my being the Freddy Kruger of Blogging and all, I promptly got about a hundred emails from friends and students asking what this means for all of us. Well, I saw the same post, and I’ll be honest… I rolled my eyes a little. 😉

Mobile Advertising Trends That Matter to Online Marketers

You see these small Ads on your smartphones; you see large businesses and retail stores with their attractive ads… and you wish your small business ad was up there as well, but aren’t sure where to start in mobile advertising. You have this sense of urgency about jumping into the bandwagon and don’t want to miss this window of opportunity. Maybe you’re having sleepless nights thinking about how you can get in on the action! …

Striving, Stumbling, and My Personal Plan for Growth in the Coming Year

Today is a special day for me. Here’s why: I was born just under 11,000 days ago. In other words, today I’m turning 30. The big 3-0. Yep, I know. Yikes is right. Does this make me a grown-up? 😉 Anyway, I used to have this birthday practice of writing myself an “annual report” letter, about everything that went well in the last year, everything that didn’t, everything that I learned along the way, and …