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Do you have a side gig that’s constantly stressing you out? Are you struggling to make your side gig profitable? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to start a side gig? These are some of the big questions that small business owner and side gig hustler, Elena Ciccotelli, tackles during each episode of the Side Gig Central podcast. Whether you’ve been your own boss for awhile now or you’re thinking about dipping your toe into side gig territory, just press play to hear Elena and her guests address your most pressing and complex questions as they share actionable strategies to help you win big with your side gig. Listen in on honest conversations from the experts and get your questions answered on topics like rideshare, money management, creative side gigs and passive income streams. Elena’s specialty is that she’s in the trenches everyday, doing the work, right alongside you. Which is why each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies that will help you start and sustain a successful side gig. Thinking about how to achieve financial independence? Want to plug into a side gig just by using your smartphone and some WiFi? Is your current 9-5 undervaluing your talents? Need help managing your time to be more productive and profitable? Discover why thousands of side gig entrepreneurs have turned to Elena to help them generate more side income, make sense of the gig economy boom and how to turn a side hustle into cash. Ready to start or uplevel your side gig? You’re in the right place! Have a question or topic you’d like to see covered on the show? Go to sidegigcentral.com/contact

Do you have a side gig that’s constantly stressing you out? Are you struggling to make your side gig profitable? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to start a side gig? These are some of the big questions that small business owner and side gig hustler, Elena Ciccotelli, tackles during each episode of the Side Gig Central podcast. Whether you’ve been your own boss for awhile now or you’re thinking about dipping your toe into side gig territory, just press play to hear Elena and her guests address your most pressing and complex questions as they share actionable strategies to help you win big with your side gig. Listen in on honest conversations from the experts and get your questions answered on topics like rideshare, money management, creative side gigs and passive income streams. Elena’s specialty is that she’s in the trenches everyday, doing the work, right alongside you. Which is why each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies that will help you start and sustain a successful side gig. Thinking about how to achieve financial independence? Want to plug into a side gig just by using your smartphone and some WiFi? Is your current 9-5 undervaluing your talents? Need help managing your time to be more productive and profitable? Discover why thousands of side gig entrepreneurs have turned to Elena to help them generate more side income, make sense of the gig economy boom and how to turn a side hustle into cash. Ready to start or uplevel your side gig? You’re in the right place! Have a question or topic you’d like to see covered on the show? Go to sidegigcentral.com/contact
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Do you have a side gig that’s constantly stressing you out? Are you struggling to make your side gig profitable? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to start a side gig? These are some of the big questions that small business owner and side gig hustler, Elena Ciccotelli, tackles during each episode of the Side Gig Central podcast. Whether you’ve been your own boss for awhile now or you’re thinking about dipping your toe into side gig territory, just press play to hear Elena and her guests address your most pressing and complex questions as they share actionable strategies to help you win big with your side gig. Listen in on honest conversations from the experts and get your questions answered on topics like rideshare, money management, creative side gigs and passive income streams. Elena’s specialty is that she’s in the trenches everyday, doing the work, right alongside you. Which is why each episode is designed to help you take immediate action on the most important strategies that will help you start and sustain a successful side gig. Thinking about how to achieve financial independence? Want to plug into a side gig just by using your smartphone and some WiFi? Is your current 9-5 undervaluing your talents? Need help managing your time to be more productive and profitable? Discover why thousands of side gig entrepreneurs have turned to Elena to help them generate more side income, make sense of the gig economy boom and how to turn a side hustle into cash. Ready to start or uplevel your side gig? You’re in the right place! Have a question or topic you’d like to see covered on the show? Go to sidegigcentral.com/contact

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Episodes

22. The Ultimate Money Guide for Your Side Gig

1/27/2020
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Are you confidently organized with your side gig finances? Or, are you praying for a genie in a bottle to grant you all of your money wishes? If it's the latter, you're gonna want to PRESS PLAY on this episode! Today's guest is Ayana Campbell Smith, an Ohio based money coach, course creator and the brains behind the hugely popular, Millennial Money Guide brand. On her website and Instagram accounts, Ayana shares practical tips and money advice to help millennials ditch debt, save more...

Duration:00:40:16

21. How to Make More Money with Less Hustle

1/20/2020
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On this month's solo episode, I’m talking you through how I plan on making MORE money (with my side gig) with LESS hustle. And more specifically, if I’m seriously going to continue producing this weekly podcast and not have it turn out to be complete crap and still enjoy LIFE, now more than ever, I gotta get MORE strategic with my side gig. I gotta get more strategic with my time, my energy and how I’m producing content for you. Simply put, I gotta do it with LESS HUSTLE. Today, I’m...

Duration:00:36:29

20. How to Grow and Profit from Your Influencer Status

1/13/2020
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Not sure if you're ready to start closing deals with BIG BRANDS? Think again! You're actually MORE ready than you think. Today's guest is Meghan Higgins, fashion blogger and influencer. Meghan first started her fashion blog as a side gig a year and a half ago and now it’s quickly growing into a full time gig. As a high-level influencer in the fashion and lifestyle space, Meghan brings awareness (and sales) to the many brands she represents. In this episode, you’ll learn how to become a...

Duration:00:30:16

19. This Is Your Side Gig Secret Weapon: Confidence

1/6/2020
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Ashley Kirkwood, attorney, speaking coach, podcaster and entrepreneur is kicking off SEASON 2 (and the first episode of 2020!) with some much needed advice on: CONFIDENCE. In this episode, you’ll learn how you can overcome your fears as you pursue your side gig, how to have more confidence and convert it to currency, how to tune into your most confident self by checking your MBA = “Mindset, Beliefs and Actions” and why you should never stay in an environment that makes you question your...

Duration:00:23:34

18. How to Use Instagram to Find Your Ideal Audience

12/30/2019
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Do you agonize over what to post on Instagram? YES? Well, guess what? I do too! But don’t worry, I’ve got a New Year’s Eve treat that will help you get over that posting paralysis pronto. This episode with Allison Scholes will teach you how to FIND and ENGAGE your target audience on Instagram, how to use hashtags (correctly!), how to use your time productively without endlessly scrolling and why you should (or should not) go LIVE on Instagram. Want more side gig strategies? Let's...

Duration:00:50:35

17. The #1 Guide Your Etsy Business Needs Right Now

12/23/2019
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Are you dreaming about starting an Etsy side gig? Or, are you a current Etsy seller who wants to scale and grow a craft business from a side gig to a full time gig? Today, I’m so excited to finally bring you an expert that can teach you ALL OF THE THINGS you need to know about how to make money on Etsy. During this conversation you’ll learn: Get James’s 21 TIPS FOR IMPROVING YOUR ETSY BUSINESS: https://www.sidegigcentral.com/for-etsy-sellers/ ||| Wanna learn how your side gig can...

Duration:00:40:50

16. How Your Side Gig Can Help You Live Debt-Free

12/16/2019
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On this episode, you’ll meet Mandy Velez, a senior social media editor at the Daily Beast and an "insta-famous" student loan slayer who knows all about how to use side gigs to eliminate student loan debt. Mandy's story went viral and was covered by People Magazine, Business Insider and more! _______________________________________________________ To learn how your side gig can CHANGE YOUR LIFE, let's connect on...

Duration:00:33:16

15. Why I Killed My Personal Training Company

12/9/2019
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In this episode, you'll learn why I became a personal trainer in 2009, how I scaled a side gig into a full time business, how I tested the brick and mortar studio concept and how YOU can pinpoint problems in your business model early on to avoid loss of revenue (and loss of sanity!) To learn how your side gig can CHANGE YOUR LIFE, let's connect on social: instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast youtube.com/c/ElenaCiccotelli facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

Duration:00:47:30

14. Is It Too Late to Start a Side Gig? LIVE from Vegas

12/2/2019
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Today, I'm joined by Ati Grinspun, photographer and network marketer, who turned her two passions into a full time lucrative business. We talk about the “ah-ha” moment that pushed her to start scaling her side gigs into two full time businesses, the biggest misconceptions that derail new network marketers, how to deal with irregular cash flow when you’re transitioning from side gig to full time gig, and why ACTION beats FEAR any day. Want more strategies on how to start and manage your...

Duration:00:41:57

13. How to Freelance Your Way to Success Without Going Broke

11/25/2019
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In this episode you'll learn how to transition your side gig into a full time career, without going broke, plus: what it takes to start your own (profitable) freelance writing business, the biggest challenges that face all content creators today and what to do about them, how to successfully hire a virtual assistant to help you maximize your precious time, how to leverage your “Genius Zones” as you work on building your side gig. Want more strategies on how to start and manage your side...

Duration:00:41:04

12. Are you Making THIS Money Mistake With Your Side Gig?

11/18/2019
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On this episode, you'll meet Lamine Zarrad, CEO of Joust, https://joust.com, a banking platform for self-employed workers that merges invoicing with a merchant account and an FDIC-insured bank account. During the episode, Lamine talks about all things financial strategy for side gig entrepreneurs. And holy cow... was I SHOCKED to find out just how many mistakes we're making when it comes to money management. It's kinda scary! For more information on how Joust can help you with financial...

Duration:00:32:09

11. The Secret to Finding the Right Side Gig for You

11/11/2019
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On this episode, you'll meet Kathy Kristof, editor of the popular website, https://sidehusl.com/, a side gig aggregator that researches, reviews and rates more than 300 online platforms (or “plug and play” side gigs) that allow you to make money. For more strategies on how to start and manage your side gig, let's hang out on social! instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast youtube.com/c/ElenaCiccotelli facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

Duration:00:38:26

10. The Holy Grail of the Gig Economy with Dan Primack, Business Editor for Axios

11/4/2019
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Ever get the feeling that everyone you know is “side hustlin” just to stay afloat these days? In this episode, Dan Primack, Business Editor for Axios talks about the current state of the gig economy today, the best ways to leverage plug and play side gigs and where exactly the gig economy is headed in 2020. For more strategies on how to start and manage your side gig, let's hang out on social...

Duration:00:30:10

09. How to Win Big with Airbnb and Turo

10/28/2019
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In this episode. you'll hear about the best ways to get started making money on Airbnb and Turo, how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes when it comes to renting out an asset on these platforms, and the questions you should consider when you first sign up as an Airbnb host or Turo owner. For more strategies on how to start and manage your side gig, let's hang out on social too! instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast youtube.com/c/ElenaCiccotelli facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

Duration:00:44:54

08. How to Build a Powerful Brand for Your Side Gig

10/21/2019
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Do you need help creating a powerful brand strategy for your side gig? Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the idea of creating a brand strategy on your own? Well, look no further than this episode because you're about to hear my guest, Denise Petti, share all of her secrets about how to create a powerful brand strategy for your side gig. And spoiler alert: it doesn't have to cost you a fortune! For more strategies on how to start and manage your side gig, let's hang out on social...

Duration:00:39:53

07. Tackling the Stand Up Comedy Gig in LA

10/14/2019
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On this episode, stand up comedian, Sarah Biren, and I talk about ALL OF THE THINGS it takes for her to create material for her comedy gigs, how she auditions constantly to book gigs and her "tight 3" that she uses for her auditions. And did I mention that she's also got a handmade gift company as well? Sarah's talents are unending and I'm thrilled to share her side gig secrets with you. For more tips and tricks on how to manage your side gig, let's hang out on...

Duration:00:42:25

06. No One Ever Told You THIS About Driving Lyft and Uber

10/7/2019
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Hold onto your phone chargers, car air fresheners and barf bags, because this ONE IS A DOOZY! During this episode, I talk with side gig entrepreneur, Will Pasternak, a phenomenal father of 5, an engineer with an MBA, the son of recording legend, Jill Pasternak, from Philly’s own WRTI and a rideshare driver with over 7,000 lifetime rides under his belt. For more tips and tricks on how to manage your side gig, let's hang out on...

Duration:00:34:35

05. Why a Money Mindset Matters For Side Hustlers

9/30/2019
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Rocky Lalvani, a financial expert and wealth coach, maps out everything side hustlers need to know about money. In this episode, Rocky shows us how to master your money mindset, plan for profitability, the best ways to maximize your independent contractor status and why “leaping with a parachute” is a good thing. For more tips and tricks on how to manage your side gig, let's hang out on...

Duration:00:30:16

04. How to Start a Side Gig from Zero

9/23/2019
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This podcast is all about how to start a brand new side gig with nothing but a few key ingredients (psst! they’re free!) and the five phases you’ll encounter when you start chipping away at your side gig. Wanna learn how a side gig can CHANGE YOUR LIFE? Let's hang out on social: INSTAGRAM FACEBOOK TWITTER

Duration:00:26:52

02. The Biggest Secret to Driving Rideshare

9/16/2019
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Amanuel Tegegne, a rideshare driver with over 1,500 rideshare rides under his belt in the Philadelphia area, is my guest today and we get into the nitty gritty details about what it really takes to be profitable as a rideshare driver.

Duration:00:26:43