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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 perezhilton.com 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
  • EPISODE LINKS:
  • Check out Perez’s block perezhilton.com
  • Subscribe to Perez’ youtube channels
  • His personal channel The Perez Hilton
  • His regular content channel Perez Hilton
  • Here is more info about Perez’s Chippendales show in Las Vegas!