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Celebrity Blogger Perez Hilton Reveals How He Got Top Billing Over Lady Gaga


Perez Hilton pioneered blogging as a profession, starting with his first $5 payday from Google Adsense. The once-bankrupt Hilton has built a multi-media business on that foundation, moving into YouTube, television and his latest venture, a guest stint at Chippendales in Vegas.

In Perez’ money story you will learn:

  • How Perez first earned money as a blogger, and the size of his first payment
  • How he promoted his wesite when it first started, well before social media existed
  • How he realized he could make money blogging
  • The big life failure that happened that led to his ability to focus on and monetize his blog
  • The turning point in his career as a blogger when he was able to help his family
  • What Perez tells his kids about his job
  • Perez’s daily schedule and how he maintains productivity
  • Why Perez wakes up at 5:51 every morning
  • What was Perez’s biggest payday, and how much he has made in one day
  • Why he is so excited talking about Lady Gaga!!

In Perez’s money lesson you will learn:

  • The big warning he has to new business owners about the pace of growth
  • Why he warns startup founders not to invest all their own money in their business when they can get investors

In Perez’s everyday money tip you will learn:

  • How to negotiate better rates with the people that you have been doing business with for years
  • How much you can reasonably expect them to discount services
  • How to leverage your social media following to get discounts on products

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In my take you will learn:

  • Why it is important to note that Perez Hilton wakes up everyday at 5:51 am
  • The significance of his regular, reliable schedule, especially as an entrepreneur and a parent
  • How he is putting time management Laura Vanderkam’s strategies to work.
  • The importance of building out a brand in an intentional and focused way
  • How Perez is integrating new platforms to expand his audience from his core platform
  • The video on Perez’s personal youtube channel that I am personally completely fascinated by and why.

Perez and Bobbi also talk about:

  • How he has had to re-think his finances since having three kids
  • Why Perez believes in diversifying financial assets, but also focuses on real estate
  • The kinds of real estate Perez believes will be the best investments and why
  • Where Perez is invested right now


  1. Check out Perez’s block
  2. Subscribe to Perez’ youtube channels
  3. His personal channel The Perez Hilton
  4. His regular content channel Perez Hilton
  5. Here is more info about Perez’s Chippendales show in Las Vegas!
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