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The entrepreneurship podcast you can actually apply! The award-winning small business show covers creative ways to make money online and offline, including blogging, online business, freelancing, marketing, sales funnels, investing, and much more. Join 100,000+ listeners and get the business ideas and passive income strategies straight to your earbuds. No BS, just actionable tips on how to start and grow your side hustle.

The entrepreneurship podcast you can actually apply! The award-winning small business show covers creative ways to make money online and offline, including blogging, online business, freelancing, marketing, sales funnels, investing, and much more. Join 100,000+ listeners and get the business ideas and passive income strategies straight to your earbuds. No BS, just actionable tips on how to start and grow your side hustle.

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The entrepreneurship podcast you can actually apply! The award-winning small business show covers creative ways to make money online and offline, including blogging, online business, freelancing, marketing, sales funnels, investing, and much more. Join 100,000+ listeners and get the business ideas and passive income strategies straight to your earbuds. No BS, just actionable tips on how to start and grow your side hustle.

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@nloper

Language:

English


Episodes

515: $1000 a Day Flipping Used Pallets

6/27/2022
Play matchmaker between pallet buyers and sellers to flip pallets for profit. Varnie started his pallet flipping business in 2020, and has already scaled it to $1000 a day (and beyond). He credits another Side Hustle Show guest — John Wilker from episode 274— and his Simplest Biz course with helping him get started. To check out that episode here.

Duration:00:18:12

514: How to Start a Roadside Produce Stand: $1000 a Weekend Flipping Peaches

6/23/2022
“Nothing puts a smile on a consumer's face quicker than a good peach.” This week’s guest is Shannon Houchin of RoadsideRepublic.com, and she’s passionate about peaches, fresh produce, and delivering an awesome customer experience. Shannon actually reached out to me and said, Nick, you’ve got episodes on flipping books and mattresses, clearance products, domain names, flea market finds, and a ton of other stuff - but have I got a side hustle for you: I flip peaches. So, of course, I had to...

Duration:00:52:46

513: 3 Ways to Get Out of the Rat Race

6/20/2022
Escaping the rat race is simple, but not always easy. In this episode, I break down the 3 most common ways out of the rat race, and the pros and cons of each. (This was originally recorded for YouTube, which explains the faster-than-normal pacing and some video sound effects.) Full show notes

Duration:00:17:29

512: Getting Paid to Talk: $4500 a Month Voiceover Acting

6/16/2022
What if I was to tell you that your voice has value both figuratively, and maybe even literally. To prove this point, I’m joined on the show this week by a side hustling couple who have turned their voices into an income stream worth thousands of dollars a month. Dom and Nicole Draper from TheVoiceoverCouple.com are multi-award winning voice over artists - they get paid to talk. As professional voice over artists, they’ve done all kinds of interesting jobs and worked with some of the...

Duration:00:59:17

511: How to Use Your Side Hustle to Save on Taxes and Fund Your Retirement

6/13/2022
Creating the right retirement plan for your business income can save you thousands of dollars in taxes. But between LLCs, IRAs, SEP IRAs, Solo 401(k)s, and more, it's a confusing acronym jungle out there. To help cut through the clutter, Matt Ruttenberg stopped by and schools us on how to choose the right plan for you and the key differences between them. Important Links: Matt's site - Retirement plans for solopreneurs Retirement plan evaluator toolMatt on LinkedInMatt on TikTok

Duration:00:13:51

510: The 6-Figure Bird Watching Blog

6/9/2022
This week’s guest, Scott Keller, left his high-paying but not super satisfying career in insurance to run a bird blog full-time. Scott started BirdWatchingHQ.com as a side hustle back in 2016 and has since turned it into a full-time income with half a million monthly pageviews and more than 1 million monthly YouTube views. But like all businesses, it’s been an evolution to get to that point. Scott started out chasing high-ticket affiliate commissions but pivoted into creating one of the...

Duration:00:57:01

509: $300 an Hour as a Part-Time Wedding Officiant?

6/6/2022
Do you love weddings? Professional wedding officiants can make $100s an hour and usually do it as a side hustle. In this episode, you'll meet Maria Romano, who's officiated more than 4000 weddings in her career. She shares what you need to get started, how to get your first customers, and more. Full show notes

Duration:00:15:21

508: Quiz Funnels 101: How to Sell Smarter, Serve Better, and Earn More

6/2/2022
Quizzes can help you: We’ve been talking a bit about the power of quiz funnels over the last few months, and so I thought, why not call up the guy who’s famous for implementing these things and helping others do it as well? Ryan Levesque is the bestselling author of Ask: The Counterintuitive Online Formula to Discover Exactly What Your Customers Want to Buy...Create a Mass of Raving Fans...and Take Any Business to the Next Level, and CEO of The Ask Method Company. Using the exact methods...

Duration:00:58:12

507: How I'd Make $1M in 2 Years Starting from Scratch

5/30/2022
If you had 2 years to earn $1 million, what would you do? In this episode Chad Carson from the Real Estate and Financial Independence Podcast breaks down his strategy. (And I share mine at the end.) Links and Resources: CoachCarson.com222: 5 Ways to Get Started in Real Estate Investing on the Cheap 460: Side Hustle Showdown: Investing in Real Estate vs. Buying a Small Business

Duration:00:48:05

506: 6 Million Visits a Month! SEO and Blogging Tips To Make More Money

5/26/2022
From serious health issues and being $500,000 in debt to earning 7-figures a year in ad revenue. That’s the short story of this week’s guest on the show, Brandon Gaille of BrandonGaille.com. Brandon has been around online business since the 90s, he’s made a ton of money, battled some really scary health issues, and today is one of the top bloggers in the world earning a collective 6 million visits a month across his three sites. Brandon is also the founder of RankIQ.com, an AI-powered SEO...

Duration:01:05:02

505: How to Find Expensive Problems (And Getting Paid to Solve Them)

5/23/2022
Find an expensive problem, and solve it. Jonathan Stark is a pro at finding these expensive problems, and walks us through idea generation and validation, pricing, and growth strategies. Full show notes

Duration:00:32:17

504: Building an Online Business from Scratch: A Listener Success Story

5/19/2022
“If you’re bored walking up the hill, try running up it.” That was what this week’s guest William Wadsworth of ExamStudyExpert.com told me when I asked him about how he got his side hustle off the ground. Four years ago, William was working full-time in a corporate job, but he wanted to build his own dream, not someone else’s. Finding it difficult to balance a full-time job and his side hustle, William left his job and took on some part-time tutoring so he could spend more time on his...

Duration:00:53:56

503: 12 Ways Podcasts Make Money: $800k an Episode??

5/16/2022
Top podcasts make thousands of dollars an episode, but sponsorships are only one way to ring the cash register. In this episode, I'm breaking down the different ways you can monetize a podcast, including some that don't require any listeners at all. Full show notes

Duration:00:10:38

502: How a Part-Time Dinosaur Podcast Became a Full-Time Business

5/12/2022
There has never been a better time to build an online business around a topic you care about. This week’s guests on The Side Hustle Show are proof of that. Garret Kruger and Sabrina Ricci are the husband and wife team behind IKnowDino.com, which started as a side hustle and is now the world’s #1 dinosaur podcast. Not bad for a couple of non-paleontologists. It wasn’t an overnight success. In fact, it took 6 years for the two of them to feel comfortable going full-time in the...

Duration:01:08:57

501: $3000 a Month Flipping Mattresses Part-Time

5/9/2022
Staci and her husband are earning $3,000-$4,000 month reselling like-new furniture with risk-free inventory sourced from Sharetown. Sharetown is a “reverse logistics” company that helps online, name brand furniture companies deal with customer returns. As a Sharetown rep, you get notified of these return requests, pick up the items, clean and store them, and resell them on Facebook Marketplace or other outlets. Per Staci, you only have to pay Sharetown for your inventory once each item...

Duration:00:14:23

500: 10 Big Ideas from 500 Episodes of The Side Hustle Show

5/5/2022
This week it’s the 500th episode of The Side Hustle Show, which just seems crazy to me. It feels like just yesterday I started this thing in a lot of ways. But it’s been 9 years — I guess time flies when you’re having fun. In honor of the 500 episode milestone, I wanted to reflect back on 10 big ideas and 10 common themes over the last 9 years. It took longer than I care to admit to go back through the archives and pull out some of these forgotten soundbites, but I think you’ll like...

Duration:00:40:43

499: $4000 a Month Playing Video Games

5/2/2022
Devyn Ricks, a mom of 4, isn't a Twitch celebrity or a big time YouTuber, but she's still earning thousands of dollars a month playing video games part-time. In this episode, she breaks down how she does it and how you can follow the same strategies to monetize your hobby! SPONSOR: WPharbor IMPORTANT LINKS: OutschoolDevyn's YouTube ChannelDevyn on OutschoolMissDevyn.comHow to Make Money on Outschool

Duration:00:21:06

498: Profitable Podcasting, Getting Clients, and $50k/mo in Passive Income: 20 Questions with Nick

4/28/2022
It’s time once again to dive into the ol’ listener mailbag and answer a few questions in this week’s edition of The Side Hustle Show. I’ve had quite a few interesting questions come in since the last Q&A episode, and picked 18 to talk through in today’s show. We're covering podcasting, affiliate marketing, passive income ideas, my proofreading side hustle, customer service issues, and more. Click here to join Side Hustle Nation for free! Full show notes

Duration:00:37:40

497: How I Doubled My Salary During the Pandemic

4/25/2022
Anita Smith saw the writing on the wall when she was furloughed and ultimately laid off in 2020. The hospitality industry was among the hardest hit when travel ground to a halt. So she decided to use the time to level up her skills and launch a new career, piggybacking on the popularity of the Salesforce software. In just a few months, she landed a new job making twice as much as her old salary! In this episode she shares the steps she took to make it happen. Sponsor: Tailor Brands...

Duration:00:15:31

496: From Imposter Syndrome to $1500 Recurring Clients: Building a 6-Figure Agency

4/21/2022
“There is no plan B, I’m going to make this work.” That’s the kind of determination that is often the difference between success and failure, and this week’s guest is a perfect example of that. In this episode, you’ll meet Brien Gearin, a side hustler who battled through 11 months of not getting a single client. However, during those 11 months, Brien was learning new skills and growing as an entrepreneur and has since grown his digital marketing agency into a 6-figure business. Today,...

Duration:00:49:16