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The Side Hustle Show

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The Side Hustle Show is the podcast for part-time entrepreneurs who are looking for business ideas, actionable tips to start a business, and killer strategies on how to turn their side hustle dreams into a growing business. We cover all aspects of starting a business and making money (online and offline), including small business marketing, sales, websites, social media marketing, blogging, time management, and more. Our topics include passive income ideas, niche sites, self-publishing, software and app development, coaching and consulting, freelancing, affiliate marketing, Amazon FBA, and much more. Learn how to turn your business idea into your own thriving small business. Starting your own business gives you the freedom and opportunity to quit your job. It doesn't take a high-flying start-up to make money or create an awesome lifestyle business. Guests include Jon Acuff, Chris Ducker, Brian Clark, John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn, and many Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk proteges. Because your 9 to 5 may make you a living, but your 5-9 makes you alive. Hosted by Nick Loper, Chief Side-Hustler at Side Hustle Nation (.com).

The Side Hustle Show is the podcast for part-time entrepreneurs who are looking for business ideas, actionable tips to start a business, and killer strategies on how to turn their side hustle dreams into a growing business. We cover all aspects of starting a business and making money (online and offline), including small business marketing, sales, websites, social media marketing, blogging, time management, and more. Our topics include passive income ideas, niche sites, self-publishing, software and app development, coaching and consulting, freelancing, affiliate marketing, Amazon FBA, and much more. Learn how to turn your business idea into your own thriving small business. Starting your own business gives you the freedom and opportunity to quit your job. It doesn't take a high-flying start-up to make money or create an awesome lifestyle business. Guests include Jon Acuff, Chris Ducker, Brian Clark, John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn, and many Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk proteges. Because your 9 to 5 may make you a living, but your 5-9 makes you alive. Hosted by Nick Loper, Chief Side-Hustler at Side Hustle Nation (.com).

Location:

United States

Description:

The Side Hustle Show is the podcast for part-time entrepreneurs who are looking for business ideas, actionable tips to start a business, and killer strategies on how to turn their side hustle dreams into a growing business. We cover all aspects of starting a business and making money (online and offline), including small business marketing, sales, websites, social media marketing, blogging, time management, and more. Our topics include passive income ideas, niche sites, self-publishing, software and app development, coaching and consulting, freelancing, affiliate marketing, Amazon FBA, and much more. Learn how to turn your business idea into your own thriving small business. Starting your own business gives you the freedom and opportunity to quit your job. It doesn't take a high-flying start-up to make money or create an awesome lifestyle business. Guests include Jon Acuff, Chris Ducker, Brian Clark, John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn, and many Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk proteges. Because your 9 to 5 may make you a living, but your 5-9 makes you alive. Hosted by Nick Loper, Chief Side-Hustler at Side Hustle Nation (.com).

Twitter:

@nloper

Language:

English


Episodes

396: Private Label vs. Product Licensing: Which is the Better Side Hustle?

7/9/2020
In the e-commerce space, selling private label products on Amazon has been a popular side hustle for the last several years. But is it still the best way to go? Or is there a lower risk, higher reward way to turn your ideas into profits? In this episode, which is the second episode of our Showdown series this month, we’re comparing two ways you can capitalize on opportunities in the market; selling private label products and product licensing. For this debate, I’ve sourced two guests who...

Duration:00:48:29

395: Podcasting vs. YouTube for Building an Online Business

7/2/2020
Creating content online can be a super-effective way to build an audience and ultimately to make money. If you’re just starting out or trying to grow your business, you might be wondering what type of content makes the most sense to create. In this episode, we’re going to compare and contrast two of the most popular content channels going today: podcasting and YouTube. This is actually the first of several friendly debate-style episodes this month I’m calling the Side Hustle Showdown...

Duration:00:56:30

394: Pandemic Pivots: How Entrepreneurs are Adapting to "Obliteration"

6/25/2020
Businesses evolve over time, but I don’t think anyone could have prepared for the pace of change this year. To gauge how some of you have been handling everything the pandemic has thrown at you, I reached out to Side Hustle Nation and asked what pivots and changes you’ve been making in your business over the last few months. What I got back were some interesting and innovative ways some business owners and side hustlers have found to actually grow their businesses during the...

Duration:00:29:15

392: What I've Learned and Applied from 49 Awesome Entrepreneurs - Part 7

6/18/2020
At the end of nearly every episode of The Side Hustle Show, I ask my guests for their "#1 tip for Side Hustle Nation." There’s always a great variety of responses, and I wanted to take some time today to go through some of my favorites from the past 50-ish interviews. This has become an annual tradition on the show, and we just passed 7 years and 12 million downloads! If you like this short-and-sweet meta-style show, be sure to check out the others in this series: Episode 50Episode 124...

Duration:00:33:31

391: Taking Local Businesses Online: $500k in Sales in Year 1

6/11/2020
How did a butcher shop's side project turn into "the best snacks in the world" -- and $500,000 in sales in their first year? And more importantly, could you apply the same strategies to help local businesses take their products online? This story features Dustin Reichmann, a long-time Side Hustle Show listener. He has a blog called EngagedMarriage.com, and with the online marketing skills learned there, started a new consulting business to help other businesses build their online...

Duration:00:45:37

390: YouTube for Freelancers: The Surprising 6-Figure Strategy

6/4/2020
How does a YouTube channel with less than 300 subscribers generate 6-figures a year? In Joshua Lisec's case, he does it by answering targeted questions, and selling high-value services to those viewers. Joshua is an award-winning, celebrity-recommended, #1 international bestselling Certified Professional Ghostwriter. He’s also a TEDx speaker, a novelist, and has ghostwritten over 45 books for entrepreneurs, executives, and public figures. Over the last few years, Joshua's freelance work...

Duration:00:45:21

389: How to Host a Successful Virtual Summit for Influence, Impact, and Income

5/28/2020
Liam Austin made $50k off his first online event, and hasn't looked back. Since then, Liam has hosted another 17 virtual summits and online business networking events. In total, these events have brought together more than 400 speakers and 100,000 business owners. Virtual summits allow you to connect with industry leaders and influencers in your niche while growing your own audience. Hosting a virtual summit sounds pretty straightforward: But the virtual summit model has a lot of nuance...

Duration:00:48:31

388: From “No Skills” to $3k a Month on the Side

5/21/2020
Are you stuck with the idea that you don’t have the skills to start a side hustle? Today’s guest, Chris Misterek of SelfMadeWebDesigner.com didn’t let that hold him back. He went from being in a tight spot personally and financially, to bringing in an average of $3k a month on the side through his new web design business. With no previous experience with web design, Chris decided to start at the ground up by working through some free online courses. Within a few months, he was...

Duration:00:46:45

387: Retiring Early with Real Estate: $15k a Month in Passive Cash Flow

5/14/2020
$15,000 a month for 30 minutes of work? The passive income dream is real for Dustin Heiner. Dustin achieved this by following a systematic approach to buying homes and renting them out. He started with his first property back in 2006. Within 6 years he had 19 properties, and within 9 years he had 26 properties and had retired from his day job at the age of 37. Today he has more than 30 properties bringing in (mostly) passive income supporting him and his family. Note: Click here to...

Duration:00:52:41

386: $70 an Hour from Home as a Remote Bookkeeper

5/7/2020
Side Hustle Show listener Kate Johnson started her bookkeeping business in 2017, and now serves several recurring clients. She targets an effective rate of $70 an hour, and is able to work from home. With her youngest starting preschool, Kate found herself with an extra 9 hours a week. "I wanted to be a good steward of that time," she explained. Tune in to this episode to hear Kate explain: virtual bookkeeper

Duration:00:38:45

385: $1000 a Day Trading Stocks From Home?

4/30/2020
Is trading stocks a legit way to make money from home? Or is it just another get-rich-quick-scheme? Admittedly, I’ve always kind of looked at stock trading as a glorified form of gambling. And to be sure, there are risks involved. In this episode, Teri Ijeoma does a good job of convincing me there really is an art and a science to it -- and that it is a winnable game. Teri is a former assistant principal at an elementary school, who turned her stock trading side hustle into a full-time...

Duration:00:53:20

384: From Zero to $10,000 a Month with a Niche Newsletter and Directory

4/23/2020
Reports of email's death are greatly exaggerated. Andrew Allemann has gone from zero to up to $10,000 a month in just 3 years with a low overhead side hustle: An email newsletter and an online directory that helps connect podcasters with guests. Finding it difficult to find guests for his own podcast, he wanted to create a solution that would not only help himself, but the greater podcasting community as well. It’s a business model I’m excited about right now, and Andrew is proof that if...

Duration:00:45:04

383: LinkedIn Lead Generation: How to Attract Your Ideal Clients on LinkedIn

4/16/2020
Would 10 new clients solve all your business worries? That was the position Helen Pritchard was in back in 2008. On the back of a financial and personal crisis, Helen needed 10 clients paying £250 each to pay her bills. She turned to LinkedIn to find those clients, and it didn’t take her long. Since then, Helen has pivoted her business and now teaches other people how to get clients and grow their business using LinkedIn. Note: Click here to download Helen’s top tips for attracting your...

Duration:00:34:30

382: Going to Side Hustle School with Chris Guillebeau: Planting Your Money Tree

4/9/2020
Chris Guillebeau is a tremendous advocate for the lower risk brand of entrepreneurship we cover on the show. He’s the bestselling author of several books including, The $100 Startup, Side Hustle, and The Art of Non-Conformity. On top of that, he’s hosted over 1,100 episodes of The Side Hustle School podcast. His latest project is The Money Tree: A Story About Finding the Fortune in Your Own Backyard. I've been a fan of Chris' work for years, so it was about time we had a meeting of the...

Duration:00:34:42

381: How to Grow a Blog to 6 Figures a Month with Jennifer Maker

4/2/2020
Are you struggling to get traction with your blog? Are you concerned your niche is too competitive or you’re starting too late? If so, you’re going to come away from this episode with loads of actionable tips to put those questions to the side. “I have learned, it is never literally too late to ever start anything,” today’s guest Jennifer Marx from JenniferMaker.com told me. Jennifer has taken her DIY/crafting site from a part-time hobby blog earning $33/mo to bringing in more than...

Duration:00:48:48

380: Flipping Books for Profit: How to Make $4000 a Month Selling Used Books

3/26/2020
Do you enjoy hunting for bargains that you can buy low and sell high? Charlie William does, and his book flipping business is proof that this business model still works. He’s become a master deal-hunter, selling more than $9,000 worth of used books last month on Amazon. The best part? Anyone with access to thrift stores, yard sales, and local charity shops can get started with this side hustle for just a few bucks a month. I connected with Charlie though the Side Hustle Nation Facebook...

Duration:00:47:21

Bonus: Hunkering Down and Leveling Up: What Can We Do Now?

3/24/2020
Tough times don’t last, but tough people do. As you know, one of the core themes of Side Hustle Nation is to control what you can control, even when the world seems to be spinning out of it. I’m still wrapping my head around what the coronavirus outbreak means for all of us. I mean, we’ve never been through a global pandemic before! We’re all learning as we go. But at this point, it feels weird NOT to address the issue, so here goes. In this episode, I'll attempt to cover:

Duration:00:20:52

379: 3 Ways to Get More Leads for Your Business

3/19/2020
Do you want to generate more leads for your business? Are you struggling to turn prospects into paying customers? If you’re saying “yes” to either of those questions, you’re going to get tonnes of value out of this episode. I invited Kai Davis of KaiDavis.com and DoubleYourEcommerce.com back onto the show as he’s a pro when it comes to this stuff. (Kai was actually guest #4 on The Side Hustle Show way back in 2013, he also had an encore performance a year later in episode 59.) This...

Duration:00:48:13

378: Facebook Groups: Grow and Monetize a Community Around Something You Care About

3/12/2020
Melissa Fassel Dunn has built a thriving - and profitable - online community serving residents in her small town. The interesting part is that she didn't start her Facebook group or website with the goal of making money. She did so to solve a pain point she was experiencing finding information about services in her town of Milton, a suburb of Boston. “I needed information about kindergarten, I needed information about a plumber, an electrician, and I felt like there wasn’t a go-to place...

Duration:00:44:41