Want to make additional income, but not sure where to start?

In this course, you'll learn about common passive income streams, tips to get started and real-life success stories.

This course is for:

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start their own business but aren’t sure where to begin
  • Side hustlers who want to explore ways to generate additional income outside of their regular job
  • Anyone seeking alternative income options who is open to exploring the world of passive income


What you'll get:

  • 90 minutes of instructional video content, broken into digestible lessons
  • A workbook with additional exercises and resources
  • Real-life case studies of people who’ve done it themselves
  • Instant access to watch and read at your own pace. Our courses are pre-recorded videos, and you can watch them whenever you want (as many times as you want!) on your own schedule


In this course, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of common passive income streams and how to get started
  • Get insights and advice from seasoned entrepreneurs who turned side hustles into thriving businesses
  • Learn practical tips and strategies to kickstart your business ideas and how to overcome common challenges






Register now!

Introductory offer:

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Why choose Smarter by CNBC Make It:




Expert-Led Instruction: Learn from successful entrepreneurs who have brought in six and seven figures through passive income streams

Actionable Insights: Our course is packed with practical tips, case studies and step-by-step guidance to help you get started

Comprehensive Curriculum: A deep dive into marketplaces and tools you can use to reach your customers



Your Instructors:

Amy Landino

Amy Landino is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, and award-winning host of the popular YouTube series AmyTV. For over a decade, Amy has been a leading educator and authority on getting digital attention. Amy travels worldwide to teach businesses how to leverage digital tools to increase brand awareness and promote a positive image that uplifts and motivates their communities.

Ryan Hogue

Ryan Hogue is an e-commerce seller and educator who started multiple successful online businesses while simultaneously working two day jobs. He teaches his approach to making passive income online on his YouTube channel and his online school at RyansMethod.com.

Bradley Sutton

Bradley Sutton is the director of training and chief evangelist at Helium 10, a suite of e-commerce tools that help optimize sales on Amazon. He is also the host of the Serious Sellers Podcast, which has over 4 million downloads. He has over 20 years of experience in the e-commerce industry and has launched over 500 products on Amazon for himself and his clients.



Frequently Asked Questions


Is Smarter by CNBC Make It a subscription?

Smarter by CNBC Make it is not a subscription. 

This means that you will be charged only once for the course you select, and you will not be charged again on an ongoing basis. 

After your initial purchase, the course will be available to you for as long as you need it, and you will be able to re-take the course as often as you want. 


How many times can I take a Smarter course?

Smarter by CNBC Make It courses are pre-recorded videos, and you can watch them whenever you want (as many times as you want!) on your own schedule. 


Do Smarter courses have subtitles?

All Smarter by CNBC Make It courses have subtitles available. 

You can enable them by clicking on the subtitle icon (first on bottom right corner) on your screen. 


I am enrolled in a Smarter class and having technical issues!

Smarter by CNBC Make It courses are only supported on Chrome and Firefox browsers. 

If you are experiencing log-in issues with your class, please try using these links: 

For "How to Ace Your Job Interview": smarter.cnbcmakeit.com/courses/enrolled/2414072


For "How to Earn Passive Income Online": smarter.cnbcmakeit.com/courses/2465351


You can try troubleshooting with the steps from this article:
General technical troubleshooting.


For other issues, please visit Teachable's help page here.


Can I take Smarter classes on a mobile device?

If you have an iPhone, you can download the Teachable iOS app here: 

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/teachable-online-courses/id1177062376


For more instructions on how to use the Teachable app to access your Smarter courses please visit: 

https://support.teachable.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000766167-Use-the-iOS-App-as-a-Student


Please note: Smarter by CNBC Make It courses are only supported on Chrome and Firefox browsers. 


Can I take Smarter classes outside of the US?

Yes, you should be able to access Smarter courses outside of the U.S., but let us know if you run into any issues. Course lessons apply to people living in the U.S. and outside the U.S. Please note that course materials are in English.


How do I download the workbook for my Smarter course?

Once you are enrolled in the course, you will have the option to download the course workbook as a PDF.


You will find the download button at the bottom of the Workbook lesson. 


Can I purchase a Smarter by CNBC Make It course as a gift?

If you would like to give a Smarter course as a gift, you can select "Send as a gift" at checkout. 


When you check "Send as a gift," you will have the option to type in the recipient name, email, and a gift message. 


Please note that the purchased course will be sent to the recipient immediately upon purchase. 


What is the refund policy for Smarter courses?

All sales for Smarter services are FINAL sale, and no returns, refunds or exchanges will be provided. 


You can find the Terms of Service here: https://smarter.cnbcmakeit.com/p/terms.


Read more here.

Have more questions? Reach out to us at [email protected] and we'll help you out.

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