Side Hustle School

By Chris Guillebeau / Onward Project

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Subscribers: 2997
Reviews: 6

Nik
 Jul 3, 2020
love the show! very inspiring

Greg
 Jun 11, 2019
I recommend this show to everyone. Their loss if they don't listen. Big loss...


 Feb 11, 2019

Roops
 Jan 3, 2019
Great podcast for everyone, as everyone should be thinking about doing a side hussle!

Fabio Armando
 Nov 25, 2018
Great podcast for who wants to build a income generating project without quiting your job or running a lot of risk.

Description

A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. In each episode, listeners will hear a different story of someone who's started a side hustle—along with what went well, how that person overcame challenges, and what happened as a result. The show is written and hosted by Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, The Happiness of Pursuit, and other books.

Episode Date
#1666 - Q&A: How to break out of a sales slump?
459
Today’s caller from California started her side hustle last year, and it was going well! Recently, however, business has taken a turn for the worse. How can she get out of the sales slump? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 24, 2021
#1665 - Failure Friday: Failure Friday: Tea Supply Chain Meets Its Matcha
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Luciana Torous, the founder and owner of 3 Leaf Tea. She had relied on the same supplier from Japan for years—but that supplier threatened to disappear just as the pandemic was disrupting supply chains everywhere. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 23, 2021
#1664 - TBT: Adjunct Professor Grows Interview Prep Site to 20,000 Users
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an adjunct professor who helps data scientists prepare for interviews at tech companies. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 22, 2021
#1663 - Q&A: Does the “funnel process” really work?
441
An entry-level product, a medium-priced product, then an expensive one—there are variations, but this is the classic “funnel process” that marketers teach. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have much to do with funnel cake … and does it really work? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
#1662 - Warehouse Manager Sells Twitter-Threads-As-a-Service
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When a warehouse manager stumbles upon Twitter threads as a way to grow an audience, he taps into an under-served niche and creates a new service offering for businesses. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 20, 2021
#1661 - Q&A: Creators of the internet, unite!
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This listener has an ambitious plan to unite creators (including podcasters and YouTubers) in an informal network to gain an advantage in negotiating for sponsors and other deals. But is it feasible? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
#1660 - Summer Job Reselling Silver Brings in $10,000
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When his roommate makes $2,000 buying and selling silver in one weekend, this college student turns off the TV and starts his own education in precious metals. He goes on to earn $10,000 his first summer. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 18, 2021
#1659 - Q&A: Alternative banking for cannabis products?
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In many jurisdictions, sellers of medical and recreational marijuana have a huge problem: they can’t keep their money in a bank. If you don’t want to carry all your money around in duffel bags, what’s to be done?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 17, 2021
#1658 - Failure Friday: “They refused to listen to my big pitch…”
498
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the woman who invented the “peeLUX.” When she tries to pitch her product to the founder of Spanx, she runs afoul of the company’s lawyers. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 16, 2021
#1657 - TBT: Romance Novel Editor Goes All-In
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a freelance romance novel editor who’s recently quit her job as a corporate recruiter to work on books full-time. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 15, 2021
#1656 - Q&A: How to stay motivated when other people have the same business idea?
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Today’s listener has several business ideas related to her love of plants, and is looking for some direction. Let’s see if we can plant the right seeds! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
#1655 - Cheese Connoisseur Makes Legen-dairy Creations
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When a remote worker wants to show appreciation for healthcare staff, she stumbles upon an untapped market for charcuterie and cheese boards. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 13, 2021
#1654 - Q&A: This candle business is on fire!
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A listener in London wants to sell candles with inspirational quotes and artwork featuring Black women, and wonders if her idea is too specialized.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
Ep. 1653 - Real Estate Agent Profits from Bulk Mail Biz
509
Processing direct mail—as in, old-school snail mail—has freed this real estate agent from financial stress. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 11, 2021
#1652 - Q&A: “I’m running the numbers on a subscription service…”
449
Today’s listener is trying to forecast profits for her subscription service, and wants to know what seems like a reasonable expectation. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 10, 2021
#1651 - Failure Friday: Failure Friday: “They promised the boat would be ready… but it wasn’t.”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from an Australian who leads small-ship Mediterranean tours. When he commissions a new ship from a local builder, it turns into a true disaster. This story is epic! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 09, 2021
#1650 - TBT: Hydroponic Indoor Plant System Branches Out
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the founder of IG Works. The company specializes in indoor gardening kits that allow you to grow dozens of large plants in a small space. It’s truly un-be-leaf-able!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
#1649 - Q&A: How to profit from electric vehicle credits?
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The federal government offers a $7,500 tax credit for most electric vehicle (EV) purchases, and many states offer additional credits as well—but it’s a confusing process. Is there also a way for this enterprising EV fan to make money? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 07, 2021
#1648 - Digital Marketer’s Playlist Skills Pay Off
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A tech-savvy marketer in Charleston, South Carolina seeks to expand her side gig as a music bingo host. Did someone say ‘BINGO’? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 06, 2021
#1647 - Q&A: "I fell for a scam and want to help others..."
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After falling for a frustrating phone scam, our listener has an idea to turn the experience into a lesson for others. Is there a way he can get paid to make presentations to organizations? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
#1646 - “Side Hustle Bread” Insta Account Sells $100,000
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As a joke, a baking hobbyist starts an Instagram account selling bread—but it quickly becomes a full-fledged business that brings in more than $100,000.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 04, 2021
#1645 - Q&A: Is there a market for online stand-up paddleboard lessons?
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Is there a limit to what can be done online? Today’s caller is testing it! Let’s consider if there’s a way she can teach stand-up paddleboarding from behind a screen.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 03, 2021
#1644 - Failure Friday: Antiracism Interest Grows, But What Do Clients Want?
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the founder of an agency that supports workplace inclusion and antiracism. Her business experienced major growth in the past year—but clients aren’t always sure what they really want.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 02, 2021
#1643 - TBT: Sexual Wellness Site Revs Up Reviews
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a sex-positive blogger who publishes a site that reviews toys and other products for sexual wellness. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jul 01, 2021
#1642 - Q&A: Does it matter which email list software I choose?
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Today’s listener just got her website up (whoo hoo!) and now she’s wondering about the next step: which company to use for her email list.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 30, 2021
#1641 - Social Studies Teacher Gains 1.5 Million TikTok Followers
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When a teacher looks for a way to connect with her students during lockdown, she starts her own TikTok account and goes to the head of the class with her viral videos.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 29, 2021
BONUS: The Post-Pandemic Economy
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In this special episode, Chris Guillebeau talks with Tim Welsh, Vice Chair of Consumer and Business Banking at U.S. Bank. Tim tells us how small businesses are leading the way in the economy's recovery, as well as how banks can help address historic inequities and disparities. Spoiler: Tim does NOT recommend investing your entire savings portfolio in Dogecoin.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
#1640 - Q&A: How does "yield farming" work?
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Did you know you can earn interest (sometimes at very high rates) for “staking” digital currencies? It’s a wild world full of risk, volatility, and—for some—potential.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
#1639: Graduate Uses Equestrian Art to Canter Out of Debt
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When a psychology graduate wants to pay off $65,000 in debt, she takes life by the reins and learns to scale her equestrian art business.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 27, 2021
#1638 - Q&A: How to sell a podcast as a paid subscription?
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Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and presumably some other networks are all jumping on the premium podcast train. If you want to start one—a podcast as a paid subscription–how do you do it?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 26, 2021
#1637 - Failure Friday: “It took me way too long to bounce back…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a personal finance blogger who gets zero response to a coaching program he’s excited about—and then takes two years to recover. Lots of good lessons here!   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 25, 2021
#1636 - TBT: When the Pandemic Hit, This Product Went Up 70x
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-inventor of a device that allows public restroom users to open the door with their foot. Their business increased 70x at the start of the global pandemic!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 24, 2021
#1635 - Q&A: "I want to sell a spreadsheet to track fitness goals…”
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Our caller today has an idea that’s a combination of old-school and new school: a spreadsheet to track your fitness goals. How much should it cost?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
#1634 - Peace Corps Alum Tutors U.S. Military Recruits
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When a Peace Corps alumnus uses his teaching skills to help a friend, he discovers that many military recruits need help preparing for their entry test. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 22, 2021
#1633 - Q&A: “How to start a membership community around self-growth?”
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Today’s listener wants to start a membership community centered around self-growth. So far, so good—but what’s the best way to introduce it?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
#1632 - Food Scientist Cooks Up Juicy Profits
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Instead of working in R&D or academia, a PhD picks another path by honing his skills as a freelance writer focused on food science. It pays to specialize!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 20, 2021
#1631 - Q&A: Is it crazy to run an online bookstore?
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Today’s listener has a Black-owned independent children's bookstore. Online sales weren’t a priority until the pandemic, but now she’s wondering how to adapt.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 19, 2021
#1630 - Failure Friday: “Pitching to executives felt like an awful first date…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a military spouse who sells punny greeting cards. When she’s called to pitch her idea to executives at an incubator, she figures she can wing it. How hard can it be?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 18, 2021
#1629 - TBT: Rosemary Beads Count Off Extra Income
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a Chicago-based maker of rosary beads and other faith-based jewelry.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 17, 2021
#1628 - Q&A: “I’m your worst student … what should I do?"
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Today’s listener is feeling stuck. They’ve tried everything—or at least, a lot of things—and still aren’t sure how to go from idea to income. What’s the best way to get unstuck?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
#1627 - Teen Blogger Draws Up Design Company
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A college student who’s been starting blogs since she was fifteen discovers a talent for design that translates to dollars.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 15, 2021
#1626 - Q&A: “I’d like to become a professional ‘complaint coach’”
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This listener is really good at complaining to big companies when things go wrong. Is there a way he can turn this skill into a service?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 14, 2021
#1625 - Zen Master Makes Mindful Moola
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When a marketing manager gets a pandemic pay cut, he meditates on options and creates a wellness blog.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 13, 2021
#1624 - Q&A: “Personal Shark Tank” looks for investors, but with a twist
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Our caller is seeking direct investors for his big idea. Would you give him money in return for a percentage of potential profits?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 12, 2021
#1623 - Failure Friday: Overwork Leads to 3am Emergency Room Visit
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the owner of a design studio who works herself into the emergency room.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 11, 2021
#1622 - TBT: Tea-riffic Business Holds Up Under Pressure
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a hardworking tea brand owner. She’s climbed a steep path through COVID challenges, but sales are way up!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
#1621 - Q&A: Can I get paid in Bitcoin without converting to dollars?
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PayPal allows you to accept cryptocurrency payments, but then converts those payments into fiat currency (like dollars or pounds). Is there a way to take payments with no conversion?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 09, 2021
#1620 - Savvy Couple Grows Finance Blog into Six Figure Business
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It took nine months to get to $50—but soon afterwards, the tide began to turn for this husband and wife duo who wanted to get out of debt.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 08, 2021
#1619 - Q&A: “Help! My sister is pressuring me to join her MLM…”
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Today’s caller is hoping to avoid an awkward family discussion about network marketing.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
#1618 - Accountant Shifts Gears To Renting Out Cars
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When an Atlanta accountant discovers the sharing economy, he wheels and deals his way to owning an entire fleet of cars.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 06, 2021
#1617 - Q&A: Can I get paid to help iPhone owners switch to Android?
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Today’s listener wants to serve the masses of people who buy Apple products but would shop for Android and PC devices if they knew what to buy. It’s an interesting market—how can he succeed?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 05, 2021
#1616 - Failure Friday: “The client ordered the most expensive thing on the menu…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a “Reddit Secret Santa” who builds a whole business around an idea that started as a seasonal project. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 04, 2021
#1615 - TBT: Premium Cocktail Pins Offer “Negronis for Your Homies”
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of a cocktail pin merchant. Bottoms up!   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
#1614 - Q&A: How do income-share agreements work?
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A listener has learned about income-share agreements, where college tuition or other learning costs aren’t due until after graduation. Is this a good deal?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 02, 2021
#1613 - Monogrammed Blanket Etsy Shop Measures Up
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A simple embroidery shop becomes a six-figure blanket biz, podcast, and online course.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jun 01, 2021
#1612 - Q&A: “Help! My lifestyle site is stuck at a plateau…”
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A listener’s lifestyle site started well, but can’t seem to get past an early-stage plateau. What should she do?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 31, 2021
#1611 - Intern Manages Businesses For Six-Figure Income
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When a corporate intern searches for an off-ramp, she creates a new job title that leads to a full-time income and new online course.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 30, 2021
#1610 - Q&A: Will my web host design my website?
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A listener wants to know if their web host offers a “full service” option, or if it’s better to find another way to get the job done.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 29, 2021
#1609 - Failure Friday: “My D.C. tour business was down 89%…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a Washington, DC tour guide who loses nearly all of his side income due to COVID-19.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 28, 2021
#1608 - TBT: Diabetic Travel Blogger Embraces #VanLife
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an Irish travel blogger with type 1 diabetes. She’s recently moved to YouTube—and into a tiny home on wheels.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 27, 2021
#1607 - Q&A: How to best use a time of unemployment?
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A listener who experiences a layoff has a severance package that lasts two months. In addition to looking for full-time work, how can he build another form of financial security during this time?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 26, 2021
#1606 - Sports Cards Trading Hobby Becomes Pandemic Payday
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When a perennial side hustler reconnects with his childhood hobby of sports trading cards, he brings in more than $20,000.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 25, 2021
#1605 - Q&A: What’s the best way to market a guide to airline lounges?
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A listener wants to make an airline lounge access guide to help more people experience these magical places. What’s the best approach to creating and marketing it? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 24, 2021
#1604 - French Bulldog Blog Fetches Extra Bones
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After introducing a French bulldog into the family, a man finds a way to get paid blogging about it.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 23, 2021
#1603 - Q&A: How to become an affiliate manager for large launches?
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Some product launches have an “affiliate manager” who coordinates promotion efforts. How can our listener offer this service on a freelance basis?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 22, 2021
BONUS: Planning for a New Tomorrow, Part III
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An asymmetrical opportunity is one where the risk is low but the possible reward is high. Starting a small business on a low budget is a perfect example: it might not work out, but if it does, there's no fixed limit to growth.  In this series of short episodes from our partner Dell, I'll share three examples of how ordinary people are exploiting asymmetrical opportunities to radically transform their lives. The new tomorrow will not be televised–it's available on demand right now! Our final example features Shoji Morimoto, a Japanese “Rent-a-Stranger” who has served more than 3,000 clients at $96 each.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2021
#1602 - Failure Friday: “I thought I had the Midas touch...”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a digital marketer who spends months creating a life-changing “killer app” that no one wants.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 21, 2021
#1601 - TBT: Handbags for Active Women Goes Direct to Consumers
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the founder of Go Dash Dot, which sells handbags and other accessories for active women.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 20, 2021
#Ep. 1600 - Q&A: How to create a revenue stream not affected by Google?
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We made it to #1,600! A listener’s product review site is starting well, but every day they see how dependent it is on the whims of Google search results. Can anything be done?    Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 19, 2021
#1599 - Pastor Keeps the Faith with Clergy Subscription Boxes
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A Lutheran pastor creates breathing room in her budget with a popular subscription box for fellow ministers.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 18, 2021
#1598 - Q&A: Why do online courses cost so much … or so little?
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Online courses are everywhere! Some cost $20 and others cost $2,000 or more. Why is there no consistency in pricing—and how can you determine what *your* price should be?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 17, 2021
#1597 - “Bee Man of New Jersey” Buzzes Into Money Hive
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A beekeeper puts his bees to work, turning a hobby into a money-making hustle. Bee smart and listen to this episode!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 16, 2021
#1596 - Q&A: Should I use Etsy's new platform or build my own website?
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A listener with an Etsy shop wants to open her own site as well. What’s the best way to branch out?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 15, 2021
BONUS: Planning for a New Tomorrow, Part II
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An asymmetrical opportunity is one where the risk is low but the possible reward is high. Starting a small business on a low budget is a perfect example: it might not work out, but if it does, there's no fixed limit to growth.  In this series of short episodes from our partner Dell, I'll share three examples of how ordinary people are exploiting asymmetrical opportunities to radically transform their lives. The new tomorrow will not be televised–it's available on demand right now! Our second example features a guy in Dallas who learns to pre-order limited-edition cars (no test drives allowed!), and then immediately resell them for more than he paid.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 14, 2021
#1595 - Failure Friday: “If it worked once, it should work twice… right?”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a full-time blogger who migrates to YouTube. His first attempt is a big win, so he assumes he can do it again—but that turns out to be a big assumption. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 14, 2021
#1594 - TBT: The 7-Figure Dachshund Apparel Business
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of Bean Goods, which sells dachshund-themed apparel for dogs and humans.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 13, 2021
#1593 - Q&A: “I want to bet on The Bachelor…”
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A listener wants to start an online marketplace where people bet on the outcome of The Bachelor. Millions of fans watch every week—is this a crazy idea?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 12, 2021
#1592 - A Doggie Bag With a Twist
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A Cleveland woman creates a dog walking accessory bag for active pet owners. Prototyping is ruff, but eventually she begins to paw-sper.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 11, 2021
#1591 - Q&A: Should I start a Substack newsletter?
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Substack and other services that offer writers the chance to publish paid newsletters are getting a lot of attention. What do you need to know if you’d like to jump in?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 10, 2021
#1590 - Social Worker Finds Calm, Makes Cash with Business Course
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A therapist and single mom earns extra income helping other therapists set up a private practice.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 09, 2021
#1589 - Q&A: Do I have to tell my customers where I'm based?
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A listener in Europe wants to sell online, primarily to Americans. Do his customers need to know he’s overseas?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 08, 2021
BONUS: Planning for a New Tomorrow, Part I
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An asymmetrical opportunity is one where the risk is low but the possible reward is high. Starting a small business on a low budget is a perfect example: it might not work out, but if it does, there's no fixed limit to growth.  In this series of short episodes from our partner Dell, I'll share three examples of how ordinary people are exploiting asymmetrical opportunities to radically transform their lives. The new tomorrow will not be televised–it's available on demand right now! Our first example comes from the U.K., where a 19-year-old young woman has made more than $400,000 naming Chinese babies.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 07, 2021
#1588 - Failure Friday: Manufacturing in China—How Hard Can It Be??
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the co-founder of a wellness planner brand who wants to cut out the middleman and work directly with a Chinese factory. Naturally, it doesn’t go according to plan.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 07, 2021
#1587 - TBT: Luxury Buttercream Cakes Make Life Batter
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the owner of Sweet Afternoon Bakeshop. Have your cake and listen to it too!   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧  Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 06, 2021
#1586 - Q&A: Would the “rent-a-person” idea work outside Japan?
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A Japanese man recently earned $300,000 by hiring himself out to strangers for no practical purpose. Could the same thing work in the United States?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧   Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 05, 2021
#1585 - French Engineer Makes Silver-Wear in Mexico
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A French engineer seeks his fortune in custom silver jewelry.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧   Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 04, 2021
#1584 - Q&A: My bridge club gets no respect!
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A listener enjoys playing bridge, but she’s the youngest in her local club by several decades. How can she get paid to pass on her love of the game to a new generation?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 03, 2021
#1583 - Counselor Cakes in the Money with Baking Biz
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When her world is turned upside down from covid-19, a grief counselor turns to her old hobby of baking. But where will the inventory go?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 02, 2021
#1582 - Q&A: How to offer continuing education for therapists?
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A therapist wants to offer his training to other mental health professionals. How can he crack the code of continuing education (CE) licensing? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 01, 2021
#1581 - Failure Friday: “I didn’t know what I didn’t know…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a voiceover artist who created an extremely popular app for actors. As he explores the world of online course design, not every idea is a hit. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 30, 2021
#1580 - TBT: Bumblebee Linens Builds a New Hive
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear about the rise, fall, and rise of Bumblebee Linens. Choose wisely: your honey or your life! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 29, 2021
#1579 - Q&A: How to set up cryptocurrency charity pledges?
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A listener wants to create “Kickstarter for crypto.” Is this a side hustle, a billion dollar idea, or a pipe dream?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
#1578 - Emergency Room PA Creates Medical Spanish Course
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This online course teaching Spanish terms to medical providers brings in $55k a year—part-time!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
#1577 - Q&A: How to charge for a podcast sponsorship service?
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A listener in Philadelphia wants to start a matchmaking service between podcasts and sponsors. How much should it cost?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
#1576 - The Man Who Paints Parking Lot Stripes
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When an asphalt pricing estimator looks to make extra money, he finds a straight-and-narrow idea and earns his stripes painting parking lot spaces.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 25, 2021
#1575 - Q&A: Any reason to use a subdomain as part of a website?
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A listener’s web host offers free “subdomains.” What are they, and are there any good reasons to use them?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 24, 2021
#1574 - Failure Friday: “The day of the event arrived, and no one showed up…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a ballroom dance enthusiast who hosts a book signing party … but no one shows up. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 23, 2021
#1573 - TBT: “Chewable Energy” Gum Sticks With Customers
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an athlete who sets out to create chewable energy gum. It’s gum-believable!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 22, 2021
#1572 - Q&A: An idea for a non-alcoholic Happy Hour
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A listener has an idea to create a “Sober Happy Hour” taking place on Zoom. What’s the best way to structure it, and is this a moneymaking project? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
#1571 - Civil Engineer Dismantles “90-Day Fiancé” Visa Problem
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After successfully navigating the difficult spousal visa process to bring his fiancé to the U.S., a civil engineer shows others how to do it.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 20, 2021
#1570 - Q&A: Should I sell more headphones or expand to new categories?
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This listener has gone all-in with reselling headphones, and is making a good profit! Should she focus on one category and try to scale by selling more, *or* use what she’s learned to enter other categories? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
#1569 - Lifelong Superfan Gets Paid to Write Disney Blog
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A Disney superfan goes from journaling about the happiest place on Earth in a private notebook at age ten to sharing it with the whole world a decade later, earning $1,000/month from her passion project. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 18, 2021
#1568 - Q&A: What are the main things to know when starting a podcast?
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A listener is taking the plunge and starting his own podcast! What are the top three things I wish I’d known when I began Side Hustle School?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 17, 2021
#1567 - Failure Friday: “First Etsy crushed us, then Google pulled the plug…”
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a serial side hustle who makes a series of mistakes—but keeps going! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 16, 2021
#1566 - TBT: This Family Candle Business Is On Fire
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the owner of an eco-friendly candle supplier. Profits are smoldering! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 15, 2021
#1565 - Q&A: What are some good ways to repurpose content?
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Write it once, use it many times: this is the method known as “repurposing content.” Work smarter, not harder! Here’s how to do it.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
#1564 - Customer Service Agent Becomes CBD Affiliate
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A long time software company rep spends ten years learning the affiliate marketing ropes, eventually cracking the code with a site providing reviews of CBD products. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 13, 2021
#1563 - Q&A: How to automate an online dating profile consulting biz?
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This Australian listener wants to start a consulting biz to help improve dating profiles. How can she automate her booking process to avoid a lot of back-and-forth?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
#1562 - RV Renter Revs Up Recurring Revenue
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A single mom turns her recreational vehicle into a money-making machine.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 11, 2021
#1561 - Q&A: What’s the best way to share personal stories of recovery?
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A listener has struggled with an eating disorder and is now going through recovery. She wants to share her lessons and stories with others—what’s the best medium and process for this brave mission? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 10, 2021
#1560 - Failure Friday: Pandemic Shuts Down Himalayan Trekking Tours
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the founder of a Himalayan trekking co. who finds himself with zero business when Nepal shuts its borders.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 09, 2021
#1559 - TBT: Budget Savvy Bridal Blog Gets Serious
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the founder of Budget Savvy Bride. She recently said “yes” to serious growth! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 08, 2021
#1558 - Q&A: Can you sell a “home office in-a-box” kit?
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In today’s episode, we hear from a listener who has an idea to sell a home office in a box—a kit to help remote workers be happier and more productive.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
#1557 - Catering Chef Cooks Up Private Meals
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When a catering chef learns to offer an in-home restaurant experience, he proves that knife guys don’t always finish last.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 06, 2021
#1556 - Q&A: How to start a paid club for people seeking multiple citizenships?
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Are you happy with your country of citizenship? Most people are, but not all —and some want to obtain multiple citizenships for tax or travel benefits. This listener wants to form a members-only club to bring these people together.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
#1555 - Healthcare Worker Publishes Children’s Book on Epidemiology
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As the global pandemic known as COVID-19 begins, a healthcare agency owner sets out to explain it to kids through the form of an entertaining story. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 04, 2021
#1554 - Q&A: How can I publish my Army enlistment guide?
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An Army veteran wants to help new enlistees get a leg up in training. What’s the best format for his material?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 03, 2021
#1553 - Failure Friday: The Podcast Platform That Wasn’t
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from John Lee Dumas, the founder of Entrepreneurs On Fire and author of a bestselling new book. Before he made millions of dollars with a podcasting community, he tried to start a service that turned into a complete disaster.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 02, 2021
#1552 - TBT: Multilingual Insurance Agent Creates Translation Course
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a multilingual insurance agent who creates an online course on the art of translation.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
#1551 - Q&A: Is podcast advertising more profitable than blog advertising?
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A listener is frustrated with the low earnings of blog ads. Does the podcast medium pay more? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 31, 2021
#1550 - Government Lawyer Lands Whale of a Side Gig
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A lawyer and long-time angler turns his passion for writing about the world of professional fishing into serious money. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 30, 2021
#1549 - Q&A: Is it too early to change my business name and brand?
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The owner of the Coddiwomple Craft Co. in Somerville, Massachusetts is thinking of changing its name—should she?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
#1548 - Origami-Loving Musician Doesn’t Mind Paperwork
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After canceling her concerts because of the pandemic, a working musician from New Zealand pays the bills with virtual origami lessons. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 28, 2021
#1547 - Q&A: How are people successful without social media?
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This listener hates the idea of using her Instagram or Facebook profile to share anything about her business. Do you have to use social to be successful?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 27, 2021
#1546 - Failure Friday: NASA Sweatpants Not Ready for Liftoff
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In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the maker of Swoverall’s, a sweatpant-overall combo experiencing fantastic success—at least, until the brand tries to partner with NASA. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 26, 2021
#1545 - TBT: Pittsburgh Houseplant Merchant Blossoms During Pandemic
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a houseplant expert who opens a retail location right before the pandemic—a store that has adapted to challenges and is now in full bloom! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 25, 2021
BONUS: To the Moon! How to Buy Stock in Yourself
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You’ve heard about investing in a retirement account, but do you know how to invest in your own personal growth? This short bonus episode is brought to you by Quickbooks.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
#1544 - Q&A: Does this hometown tourist guide have merit?
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The “Hoboken Girl” story of an online citywide news hub leads a listener to wonder if she can do something similar in her city. What are the prerequisites?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 24, 2021
#1543 - Children’s Librarian Builds Bra Business
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Frustrated by a lack of quality sports bras for muscular women, a children’s librarian and Crossfit athlete designs a solution. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 23, 2021
#1542 - Q&A: How can I develop an online memorial service?
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Dying is part of life for approximately 100% of us—and this listener has an idea to create an online memorial service for people who are unable to attend a loved one’s funeral.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
#1541 - Two Friends Create Questionable Card Game
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When a writer and a game designer want to learn more about their friends' personal lives, they play for keeps and develop a game that puts all the cards on the table.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 21, 2021
#1540 - Q&A: Would you join an introvert's networking club?
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With introverts getting a lot of attention these days, might it be worth it to create some type of networking club for them—or is this exactly the thing they don’t want? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 20, 2021
#1539 - Failure Friday: Hand Sanitizer Makes Clean Getaway
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In this week’s “Failure Friday” segment, a hand sanitizer product line expansion encounters epic delays and misfortune for this natural body care products founder.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 19, 2021
#1538 - TBT: Classy Throw Blankets Provide Deep Cover
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a Pacific Northwest resident who sells decorative knit throw blankets. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 18, 2021
BONUS: How to Manage Multiple Sources of Income
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Having more than one source of income is good—but it can also be confusing when it comes to tracking and tax reporting. This short bonus episode is brought to you by Quickbooks.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
#1537 - Q&A: Can I give people books in exchange for reviews?
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A listener is self-publishing on Kindle Direct Publishing and hopes to drum up reviews. Can she contact customers who’ve left reviews for other authors in the same genre?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 17, 2021
#1536 - Fan Scores Big with Marketplace for Football Shirts
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A football (soccer) shirt enthusiast turns his fashion passion into profits, overcoming a crippling field penalty given by Facebook. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
#1535 - Q&A: How can this listener attract new interest in “old skills?”
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A listener recently learned that morse code can do more than send SOS signals. Is there a resurgent interest in “old skills”? If so, how might she monetize it? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
#1534 - Software Engineer Publishes Technical Writing Guide
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After a computer programmer with a knack for technical writing is approached for a freelance gig, he ends up writing the book on the subject. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 14, 2021
#1533 - Q&A: What can we learn from Peloton?
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Today’s listener wants to know what we can learn from the winners, especially companies like Peloton and Mirror. What are the lessons for those of us who don’t have millions in venture capital?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 13, 2021
#1532 - Q&A: What's the deal with NFTs?
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A very timely question! Everyone is talking about non-fungible tokens (NFTs), digital art that is selling for millions of dollars. Is this a bubble? What do you need to know? In short: WTF is up with NFTs?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 12, 2021
#1531 - TBT: “Plant Influencer” Grows to Greatness
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a Toronto *plant influencer* who offers corporate workshops over Zoom. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 11, 2021
BONUS: How to Prepare for Life After COVID
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The end is near! Now that vaccination is well underway, we can safely envision a world without COVID-19. What does that look like? This short bonus episode is brought to you by Quickbooks.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
#1530 - Q&A: How about a directory of garage and yard sales?
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Today’s caller has an idea to create a directory of garage and yard sales. She thinks it’s a winner because so many people are trying to buy and resell items. What’s the best way to proceed? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 10, 2021
#1529 - Bikini Lover Finds Sea of Opportunity
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A Seattle-based product manager takes the plunge to design sustainable swimsuits. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
#1528 - Q&A: Should I start a podcast OR YouTube channel?
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A listener is trying to decide between a podcast or YouTube channel. What are the pros and cons of each, and how can they make the best decision?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
#1527 - To Find Freelance Work, Look at Full-Time Job Listings
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A laid-off social media strategist gets creative, using LinkedIn job listings to find candidates for freelance work. One year later, he’s bringing in $10,000/month.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 07, 2021
#1526 - Q&A: Get paid to help brands with their Terms & Conditions?
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Today’s caller wants to help brands improve their Terms & Conditions, also known as T&C. Can she design and license a template that companies will pay for? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 06, 2021
#1525 - Failure Friday: “A $300 mistake cost me $100,000”
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In this week’s new “Failure Friday” segment, we hear from the founder of a lifestyle and apparel brand who wakes up one day to find out he’s being sued.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 05, 2021
#1524 - TBT: “Hero’s Journal” Completes Epic Quest
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we undertake a valiant quest to hear from the co-founder of a legendary journal. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 04, 2021
#1523 - Q&A: Where should I direct my Pinterest traffic?
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A listener is interested in a new online marketplace that donates profits to charity. She’s getting attention from her Pinterest pins and wants to know where to direct traffic—to the new marketplace, or somewhere classic like Etsy? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 03, 2021
#1522 - Student Makes Selling Sneakers Look Yeezy
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When a business student converses with a sneakerhead, they form an all-star pair to sell rare footwear. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 02, 2021
#1521 - Q&A: How can I create a cloud service consulting business?
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A listener is in charge of negotiating online services that his employer pays for. This skill is valuable, especially as more and more companies operate on a recurring payment model. How can he leverage this skill outside work? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
#1520 - Stay-At-Home Mom Starts Bamboo Baby Biz
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After taking time off in the later stages of a pregnancy, a new mom starts a business selling bamboo baby swaddles online.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.  Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 28, 2021
#1519 - Q&A: Should I create a pre-order campaign for my book launch?
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Today’s listener is self-publishing a book on personal finance—and he’s wondering about the launch process. Should he make the book available for pre-order or just put it up for sale?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 27, 2021
#1518 - Failure Friday: “We Accept Your Proposal… to Resign”
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In this week’s new “Failure Friday” segment, we hear from a young financial analyst who goes to his boss with a creative proposal to work remotely. He thinks it’s a great idea that will allow him to grow his side business, but the boss sees it quite differently.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 26, 2021
#1517 - TBT: Pastry Chef Grows Retail Shop During Pandemic
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a pastry chef who grows a retail shop in addition to her personalized wedding cake biz, all in the midst of the global pandemic. It’s an uphill batter…  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 25, 2021
#1516 - Q&A: How do you determine your customer’s emotional needs?
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Today’s listener is inspired to learn more about the “core emotional needs” of a potential customer, but isn’t sure how to do it or what to do with the info. Are these needs always the same, or do they vary?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 24, 2021
#1515 - Photo Retoucher Strikes Gold with Etsy Shop
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After getting furloughed, a working mom grows her foiled stationery business to five figures.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
#1514 - Q&A: Should I create a course on how to get out of a timeshare?
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Today’s listener has an idea to help people break free of the shackles that come with a timeshare contract.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
#1513 - Dorm Room Side Hustle Grows Into Full Agency
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When a college student starts booking guests on podcasts, he graduates as the owner of a company, paying off his student loans in the process. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 21, 2021
#1512 - Q&A: How can I teach a Japanese chess game?
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An avid fan of Shogi—a strategy game sometimes known as Japanese chess—wants to popularize his hobby and get paid at the same time. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 20, 2021
#1511 - Failure Friday: A Global Customs Snafu During Childbirth
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Brand new segment alert! We’re kicking off a new feature called “Failure Friday.” In the inaugural installment, hear from a Canadian tea merchant with a shipment that gets stuck at the U.S. border … while she’s giving birth to her first child.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 19, 2021
#1510 - TBT: Wisconsin Beer Lovers Sell Coasters & More
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a Wisconsin native who sells coasters, glasses, and other products related to beer. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 18, 2021
#1509 - Q&A: How to use TaskRabbit to build a client base?
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A listener is earning extra money by doing handyman chores through TaskRabbit, and wants to strike out on his own. Can he encourage his clients to contact him outside of the app?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 17, 2021
#1508 - Utility Planner Earns $300,000 From YouTube Channel
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When a utility planner sees his colleagues living paycheck to paycheck, he starts a Youtube channel to educate people in finance—and ends up cashing in.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
#1507 - Q&A: Can you still get paid to post pins on Pinterest?
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An early Side Hustle School episode featured a woman who earned $40,000 pinning images on Pinterest. Is this business model still feasible? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
#1506 - Remote Airbnb Host Automates Rental Process
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An Australian living in the Caribbean uses software to manage Airbnb property rentals from 10,000 miles away.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 14, 2021
#1505 - Q&A: How can I sell my own crossword puzzles?
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A listener is all crossed up in her quest to make and sell crossword puzzles.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 13, 2021
#1504: Q&A: Can I make an audio-only learning course (no video!)?
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YouTube is huge, but watching video requires more attention than listening to audio. Since podcasts remain popular, might there be room for audio-only courses? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 12, 2021
#1503 - TBT: P.E. Teacher Becomes Full-Time Sports Gear Reseller
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a teacher who buys and resells sports equipment, earning up to $8,000 month. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 11, 2021
#1502 - Q&A: How to become an eSports commentator?
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The business of eSports is a billion dollar industry, and today’s caller wants a piece of the Starcraft action. How can he break in? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 10, 2021
#1501 - “Ordinary Dude” Creates Meditation Books for Men
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A long-time fan of meditation writes and publishes guidebooks for “ordinary dudes”— complete with a beer can on the cover. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
#1500 - We Made It! +3 Powerful Steps to Help You Take Action
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We made it to Episode #1,500! Let’s make the rest of the year even more momentous—this episode includes three practical steps you can take right now.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
#1499 - Model Turns Designer With Travel-Inspired Jewelry
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Stuck at home during the pandemic, a fashion model learns to sell non-binary, unisex jewelry inspired by his travels.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 07, 2021
#1498 - Q&A: How do I go from bath toy idea to manufactured product?
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A listener in the U.K. is inspired to design and manufacture a bath toy! How can she create a sud-sational product?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 06, 2021
#1497 - Q&A: How much money do 'mommy Instagrammers' make?
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Today’s caller opens the door to a controversial topic: mommy Instagrammers. Among other things, she wants to know how the most popular accounts get paid. Let’s find out! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 05, 2021
#1496 - TBT: “Dog Threads” Designer Chases Coordinated Outfits
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a woman who designs and sells matching clothes for dogs and their owners. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 04, 2021
# 1495 - Q&A: How to host Pay-to-Play Fortnite parties?
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A young listener wants to host pay-to-play Fortnite parties in his basement. Let’s see if we can help him level-up!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 03, 2021
#1494 - Polyglot Conjugates Verbs for Hundreds of Clients
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A project manager who speaks nine languages (!) earns an extra $50,000/year through her tutoring and translation service. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 02, 2021
#1493 - Q&A: How can I sell my service to improve notetaking?
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Today’s caller hopes to monetize his ability to help people remember and recall what they learn. What might be the best opportunity?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
#1492 - Engineer Sells His Sole To Aspiring Barefooters
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After getting sore feet while using his standup desk, an engineer creates an inner sole for his shoes, becoming the sole-proprietor of a successful side hustle. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 31, 2021
#1491 - Q&A: My boss is asking a lot of questions...
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A listener’s boss is way too nosy! He’s asking a lot of personal questions about our caller’s side hustle. Maybe this boss is a little jealous?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 30, 2021
#1490 - Q&A: Should I get a prototype made … and how do I do it?
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A caller is wondering about making a prototype for his big 2021 idea. How should he proceed?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 29, 2021
#1489 - TBT: Staying Productive During the Work-at-Home Era
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the founder of a service that helps people who work alone do so productively. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 28, 2021
1488 - Q&A: What are some ways to make money with LinkedIn?
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Compared with platforms like Instagram, LinkedIn is a sleeper opportunity for growing your relationships and maybe even starting a new business. This listener is looking for ideas—let’s see what we can come up with! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 27, 2021
#1487 - LinkedIn Lover Helps Jobseekers Connect the Dots
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One man cracks the code to make LinkedIn work, sharing what he’s learned to help others find professional success. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
#1486 - Q&A: Can I profit from injury recovery videos on TikTok?
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Can a fitness coach use TikTok to create instructional videos? Almost certainly! Can he make money from such a thing? Maybe…   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
#1485 - Government Employee Shows Vending Makes Cents
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When a government employee looks to counteract her serious day job with something fun, she stumbles upon the vending machine hustle.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 24, 2021
#1484 - Q&A: What's the best software to write a nonfiction book?
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Today’s caller wants to know about the easiest and most helpful tools to write a nonfiction book. Unfortunately, books do not write themselves, but we’ll give him three resources that might make it easier.   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 23, 2021
#1483 - Q&A: Is there a payment processor for very small transactions?
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Today’s caller hopes to sell virtual items for gamers at very low prices. This creates a problem—most payment processors charge fees that make this business model unviable. Is there anything that can be done?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 22, 2021
#1482 - TBT: 26,000 Handmade Hair Scrunchies
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a woman in Iowa who makes and sells a LOT of scrunchies. Long live the 90s!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 21, 2021
#1481 - Q&A: How can I rent a small private workspace?
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A listener is feeling cooped up and wants to find a small space outside her home to dedicate to her electronics repair service.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 20, 2021
#1480 - Behavior Analyst Creates Resources for Parents and Teachers
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An expert uses her knowledge to create resources that help parents, teachers, and professionals improve behavior in children with autism. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
#1479 - Q&A: How about an app to help people care for plants?
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A green-thumbed, code-savvy listener wants to make an app to help people keep their plants alive and well. Let’s see what we can do with this so-fresh-and-so-green idea. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
#1478 - Woodworker Proves Money Grows On Trees
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When the owner of a lawn care business can’t find the earthy table of his dreams, he finds himself with a tree-mendous new business.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 17, 2021
#1477 - Q&A: Where can I find royalty-free music?
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If you have a podcast or YouTube channel (or similar), where can you find music you can use without breaking the law or getting in trouble?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 16, 2021
#1476 - Q&A: Any ideas to monetize my visual poetry
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A visual artist hopes to monetize her creative “words and images” creations.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 15, 2021
#1475 - TBT: iPhone App Tracks Weight-Loss Progress
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a developer in the U.K. who makes an app to help people with weight-loss goals.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 14, 2021
#1474 - Q&A: How can I increase my conversion rate?
435
A listener has heard that increasing conversion rates (the percentage of people who see your offer and buy it) can be more important than finding new customers. But how do you do it?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 13, 2021
#1473 - Floridian Finds Fair Value Flipping Furniture
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A call center employee in central Florida finds that restoring furniture isn’t too hard with a bit of technique and finesse. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
#1472 - Q&A: How to get started on personalized journal idea?
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A listener is inspired to create a custom physical journal. What are the steps to getting it designed, printed, and out to market? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
#1471 - Natural Air Fresheners Are Big Business
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Two friends and new fathers start a natural air freshener business that’s cleaning up to the tune of seven figures. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 10, 2021
#1470 - Q&A: Have I found a way to accept PayPal payments with no fees?
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A crafty listener has found a way to avoid PayPal fees when accepting payments. Is he really on to something, or is it going to backfire on him? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 09, 2021
#1469 - Q&A: How to start an engineering hustle while working full-time?
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A Canadian listener is wondering how to start a computer aided design (CAD) side business in the midst of a busy schedule.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 08, 2021
#1468 - TBT: Texas Marimba Rentals Hit Noteworthy Demand!
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In our first “Throwback Thursday” segment of 2021, we hear from Texas’s leading provider of marimba rentals. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 07, 2021
#1467 - Q&A: How to pay for a big summer trip with new income?
427
Today’s caller is looking ahead to a bright, COVID-free future. (Aren’t we all??) He’s wondering about using money from a side hustle to pay for a vacation as soon as travel is more accessible.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 06, 2021
#1466 - Family Trio Makes Marvelous Mask Magnets
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When a family looks for a way to jazz up their protective masks, they become attracted to magnetic charms. Mask and you shall receive! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
#1465 - Q&A: Is it better to have more projects or a single focus?
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It’s the age-old question: how many side hustles should you try to tackle at once—and is there any process-driven way to make this decision?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
#1464 - Cooped Up Nomads Start Online Cooking School
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A traveling couple pulls the ultimate pandemic pivot, helping a friend transition her Tuscan cooking classes into an online school. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.  Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 03, 2021
#1463 - Q&A: How to get 2021 off to a better start?
437
We all know how 2020 went. What can we do to make a fresh start in the new year? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 02, 2021
Welcome to Side Hustle School
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Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. 🎧 Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 01, 2021
#1462 - Principles of Side Hustle School: A New Year Begins!
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Time flies! For year five, we’re continuing with more listener interaction and introducing a few surprises.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Jan 01, 2021
#1461 - Farewell, 2020: It’s Been Real
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Happy New Year’s Eve. What a year it’s been!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 31, 2020
#1460 - Q&A: What separates small earners from big ones?
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Every Side Hustle School story features someone who earns at least $500 a month apart from their day job. But some people earn a lot more, earning six or even seven figures from their side hustle. A listener wants to know: what separates small earners from big ones? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 30, 2020
#1459 - Steady Grind Leads to Sustainable Side Income
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After initially delving into web design out of sheer curiosity, this engineer now uses these skills to bring in $40,000 a year on the side.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 29, 2020
#1458 - Q&A: Does the "Evernote Essentials" model still work?
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Years ago, a simple user manual turned into a huge moneymaker for one savvy Evernote user. Can you still profit from writing a guide to a popular software program?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
#1457 - GOALLL! Corporate Filmmaker Moonlights as Soccer Ref
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When a young soccer fan can’t find his feet for the game, he gets the ball rolling on becoming a referee instead, making money from the sidelines. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 27, 2020
#1456 - Q&A: Should I use side hustle income for a retirement fund?
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Today’s listener is wondering about using side hustle income specifically for her retirement fund. Is there anything specific that might be good to know? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 26, 2020
#1455 - SPECIAL Q&A: Caller from Finland Requests Help with Global Present Delivery
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A bearded man from Finland calls in to discuss a change in business model. Kids don’t want to receive hand sanitizer for Christmas! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 25, 2020
#1454 - TBT: Crafty Headbands Fly Off the Shelves
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a crafty New Yorker who sells thousands of headbands. She won’t quit while she’s ahead! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 24, 2020
#1453 - Q&A: How to earn from a directory of bank signup bonuses?
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Today’s caller earned $300 from opening a bank account, and it got him thinking: free money is good! Might there be a way to earn even more by helping other people take advantage of these incentives?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 23, 2020
#1452 - Reddit Post Inspires Airbnb Cleaning Service
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Inspired by a post on Reddit, a Los Angeles man picks up the knowledge to start his own cleaning service. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 22, 2020
#1451 - Q&A: Working through anxiety and “2020 fatigue.”
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A listener is drained, discouraged, and disheartened with the continued struggle of 2020. How have other people managed to overcome this? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
#1450 - Recruiter Gives Pink Slip to Boring Resumes
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After helping a number of job-seeking friends, a recruiter decides to monetize her resume skills. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 20, 2020
#1449 - Q&A: What does "Proposition 22" mean for independent contractors?
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California’s voters recently approved Proposition 22, changing the rules for some independent contractors who work for companies like Uber and DoorDash. But this change affects others as well, and not just in California. What does it mean? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 19, 2020
#1448 - Q&A: Is there a better way to do local restaurant delivery?
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Today’s caller has been frustrated with the big food delivery services, and is wondering if there’s a better way.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 18, 2020
#1447 - TBT: 3D Printing Enables Distance Learning Materials
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a pediatrician who creates an educational tool to help kids with STEM learning. With so much distance education taking place, she’s had to make a major adjustment to her sales model.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 17, 2020
#1446 - Q&A: How to quickly get to market with a distance learning guide?
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Today’s caller is developing a guide to help parents and teachers with distance learning. This is an urgent need and he wants to move quickly!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
#1445 - Financial Planner Moonlights as Trivia Host
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When a new financial planner looks for a way to grow his clientele, he begins to host trivia nights—going on to earn a side income that’s never been questioned.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 15, 2020
#1444 - CLASSROOM: Revisiting Key Lessons (Part II)
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What a year it’s been! In the second part of this two-part series, we reflect on the key lessons from the 2020 Classroom series.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
#1443 - Graphic Designer Documents Remote Earnings
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When an Australian graphic design graduate lands a freelancing gig sprucing up business and marketing reports, she draws enough confidence to chart a full time nomadic lifestyle. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 13, 2020
#1442 - Q&A: How can I negotiate a revenue share percentage?
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When selling a course through a third-party platform, how can you negotiate a revenue share percentage—and what’s an ideal percentage to ask for? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 12, 2020
#1441 - Q&A: Should I copyright my sex positive apparel ideas?
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A listener in Los Angeles is planning to sell “novelty clothing featuring intelligent innuendos.” How does she need to protect her intellectual property?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 11, 2020
#1440 - TBT: Natural Deodorant Becomes Beauty Line
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a CPA who turns natural deodorant made from apple cider vinegar into a beauty and skin-care line.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 10, 2020
#1439 - Q&A: How to profit from a distorted real estate market?
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Today’s caller is interested in profiting from real estate. Considering the longterm effects of the global pandemic, might there be some new opportunities? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
#1438 - Cyclist Puts Wheels in Motion on Bike Box Biz
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When a triathlete ships a road bike around the world, little does he know that the box it comes in would take him on a journey of its own. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 08, 2020
#1437 - Q&A: Help! I’m too tired from Zoom to do anything else
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After so many hours spent in online meetings for her job, how can this listener find the energy to work on something for herself?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
#1436 - Engineer Invents Podcast Alarm Clock
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When an engineer searches for the perfect way to start his day, he ends up inventing a way to be woken up by his favorite podcasts. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 06, 2020
#1435 - Q&A: Can I get away without buying an SSL?
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To have a secure website, you have to purchase and install a certificate known as SSL. Is this really essential? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 05, 2020
#1434 - Q&A: What kind of partnership agreement do I need?
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This podcaster wants to partner with a coffee shop to make his own branded blend of beans. What kind of contract does he need to protect himself? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 04, 2020
#1433 - TBT: Family Affirmation Cards Go Global
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of a Canadian business that helps kids and families with self-worth. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 03, 2020
#1432 - Q&A: Help! I’m still overwhelmed with buying products on Alibaba
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A recent Classroom episode covered the basics of buying products for resale on Alibaba—but this listener is still confused. Let’s clear up the confusion! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 02, 2020
#1431 - Catholic School Teacher Resuscitates First Aid Courses
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When a teacher gets re-certified in first aid after a ten year absence, he finds that compressing his knowledge into his own course will surely elevate his income.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Dec 01, 2020
#1430 - CLASSROOM: Revisiting Key Lessons (Part I)
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What a year it’s been! In this two-part series, we reflect on the key lessons from the 2020 Classroom series.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
#1429 - Cardiologist Carves Out Bearable Sculptures
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When a cardiologist discovers a new hobby in carving wooden bears, he gets his bearings and gets paid for it. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 29, 2020
#1428 - Q&A: How to set up payment plans with auto-renewal?
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Today’s caller is hoping to set up a service with a low service fee *and* a renewal payment every three months. Is there an easy way to do this? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 28, 2020
#1427 - Q&A: Should I use a service to promote my romance series?
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An author of a new romance series wants to know if she should pay a service that markets ebooks to a large audience to promote her debut.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 27, 2020
#1426 - TBT: Beer Made from “Upcycled” Grain
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Happy Thanksgiving! In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of a business that turns upcycled grains from breweries into delicious snacks.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 26, 2020
#1425 - Q&A: Should I publish my course in more than one location?
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Today’s listener from the UK is wondering about publishing an online course with a platform like Udemy or Coursera. Does she have to choose one of them, or can she cross-publish to multiple platforms?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020
#1424 - Logistics Broker Earns Extra Income From Graffiti
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When a logistics broker offers to do graffiti for a friend, he unexpectedly paints himself into an extra income. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 24, 2020
#1423 - Q&A: How can an Italian living overseas get more voiceover work?
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An Italian living in England is trying to break into the multilingual voiceover market.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
#1422 - Financial Planner Sells Sartorial Storage Solutions
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In need of extra household cash, a financial planner in Texas combines his love of woodworks and menswear.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 22, 2020
#1421 - Q&A: Is it really better to offer more ways of accepting payment?
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This listener is wondering about adding new options for accepting payment, including checking debits and cryptocurrency. Is more always better?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 21, 2020
#1420 - Q&A: How can I sell “printables” without paid ads?
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Today’s listener wants to sell printables (digital artwork for download) and needs a quick marketing plan to profit before Thanksgiving weekend. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 20, 2020
#1419 - TBT: Personal Trainer Pumps Up Protein Pancakes
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we’ll hear from a personal trainer who sells pumped-up pancakes full of protein. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 19, 2020
#1418 - Q&A: Should I change my business name?
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Today’s caller from rural Australia has made a website, podcast, and online course—but now he’s thinking of changing the name. What’s the best plan of action?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
#1417 - Bookstore Employee Crafts Paper Bead Jewelry
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When an art student and bookstore employee looks for ways to supplement her income, she invents a new art form making paper beads from popular books. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 17, 2020
#1416 - CLASSROOM: Troubleshooting—What If It Doesn’t Work?
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What if your idea, product, or service doesn’t work out? These tips will help you turn a misstep (or even a disaster!) into positive momentum for your next attempt.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 16, 2020
#1415 - Shabbat Shalom! Marketer Creates Day-of-Rest Subscription Box
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After dropping off supplies to assist friends in virtually celebrating Shabbat, a marketing specialist creates a “Mensch box” to help others experience the Jewish day of rest. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.  Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 15, 2020
#1414 - Q&A: Can you deduct side hustle losses from your federal income taxes?
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This listener’s new side hustle lost money this year. Hopefully that will change in 2021, but for now—is there a silver lining in being able to deduct losses from his income taxes? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 14, 2020
#1413 - Q&A: How to make money from Spotify playlists?
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Today’s listener wants to curate playlists on Spotify and get paid for it. Is that a thing?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 13, 2020
#1412 - TBT: Nomadic Family Cooks Up Profit With Italian Housewares
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an Italian American who sells a line of imported housewares from his homeland.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 12, 2020
#1411 - Q&A: How to market a controversial topic?
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Today’s listener is trying to help families mend fractured relationships—and for some reason, Google thinks this is so controversial that they won’t allow her to advertise. What should she do?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
#1410 - Dancer Steps Up With Blinged Out Costumes
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When a freelance dancer decides to hang up her boots for a calmer life, she waltzes right into a costume making hobby that turns profitable. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 10, 2020
#1409 - Q&A: My idea isn’t working … what’s the best way to move on?
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What happens when your first, second, and third ideas all fail to achieve your desired results? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 09, 2020
#1408 - Physician Assistant Peru-ses Machu Picchu Treks
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When an orthopedics assistant befriends his local guide while trekking to Machu Picchu, they decide to start a tourism service together. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 08, 2020
#1407 - Q&A: Can I get paid to help people learn to complain better?
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Today’s listener is good at complaining to big companies when something goes wrong. Is there a way he can profit from teaching this skill? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 07, 2020
#1406 - Q&A: How do I deal with a chargeback?
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Oh no! Our listener received a chargeback from the payment processor she uses to accept credit cards. Is there anything she can do about it? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
#1405 - TBT: “Life’s Not Fair”: Children’s Books About Real-Life
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of an unconventional children’s book publisher.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 05, 2020
#1404 - Q&A: Should I update my LinkedIn profile to better match my side hustle?
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Today’s listener has started a podcast for dog lovers. She’s wondering if she should update her LinkedIn profile to remove references to her academic work. What’s the best answer?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 04, 2020
#1403 - Texas Designer Creates “Flags For Good”
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It’s election day in the U.S.! In this story: a designer and long-time flag enthusiast uses his passion to create “flags for good,” advancing a message of positive change.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 03, 2020
#1402 - CLASSROOM: Sourcing Products Using Alibaba
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How can you buy and resell products from an overseas manufacturer? These six tips will get you started. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
#1401 - Pharmacist Provides Formula For Aspiring Technicians
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An ambitious pharmacist creates an online course for aspiring pharmacy techs. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Nov 01, 2020
#1400 - Q&A: Should I create a website for medical coders?
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***EPISODE 1,400!!*** Today’s listener is working on a website that helps medical coders earn free continuing education (CE) credit. How could this project be monetized?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 31, 2020
#1399 - Q&A: Should I keep politics out of my business?
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A listener yearns for the days when he could express his support for a political candidate while still maintaining positive relationships with friends and neighbors who disagreed. Now that he has a side hustle in the midst of a divisive election, he’s wondering if he should just keep his mouth shut.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 30, 2020
#1398 - TBT: Minimalist Backpacks With a Cause
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a married couple who sells minimalist backpacks. Their business has grown quite a lot since we last heard from them!  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 29, 2020
#1397 - Q&A: 2020 has been overwhelming. What’s the outlook for next year?
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Today’s caller has noticed something: 2020 has been ridiculous! He’s wondering what comes next and how we can find opportunities in the uncertainty. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 28, 2020
#1396 - Attorney Shutters Day Job In Favor Of Photography
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When an antitrust attorney loses interest in her day job, she captures the moment in profitable portrait photography. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 27, 2020
#1395 - Q&A: Should I pay a publicist to book me as a podcast guest?
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Today’s caller is trying to build her brand as a lifestyle coach. Should she hire a publicist to book her as a guest on podcasts?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 26, 2020
#1394 - “Decision Coach” Makes Money By Making Decisions
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After being asked by her friends and family to give them straightforward advice, a writer decides to see if she can get paid to make decisions for other people.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 25, 2020
#1393 - Q&A: How can I use my degree with my side hustle?
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A caller from the U.K. is wondering about how to use his degree in sport and exercise science in marketing a coaching service.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 24, 2020
#1392 - Q&A: How can I produce in-person experiences when people are afraid?
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If you’re producing a safety-conscious event, how can you market it in a way that overcomes the fear many people have during the pandemic?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 23, 2020
#1391 - TBT: Physician Designs Plush Toys to Teach Anatomy
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a doctor who makes plush toys in the shape of human organs to teach kids about the body.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 22, 2020
#1390 - Q&A: Should I accept Bitcoin as a payment method?
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Today’s listener is wondering about Bitcoin, the world’s best known cryptocurrency—should he accept it as payment for his new app?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020
#1389 - Marketing Guy Isn’t Afraid Of Ghostwriting
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After a partner in a marketing firm fulfills a lifelong dream of writing his own novel, he begins ghostwriting for others, penning children’s books and even poetry.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 20, 2020
#1388 - CLASSROOM: Dealing with Customer Complaints
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“Oh no, I got a complaint!” Every side hustler worries about it, but dealing with complaints doesn’t need to be overwhelming. These three strategies will help you make most customers happy, *and* to know when to stand your ground.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 19, 2020
#1387 - Off Road Enthusiast Wanders Into Profit
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When a mechanical engineer and 4x4 fanatic tries to save money on his Jeep upgrades, he wrangles with local vendors for free parts—and winches himself to a new source of income.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 18, 2020
#1386 - Q&A: My product is selling on Amazon … but how can I get more attention?
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A listener from Singapore sells biodegradable party cups with cheerful designs. She’s selling them on Amazon, and wondering how to get noticed by more people.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 17, 2020
#1385 - Q&A: Are there other types of digital assets?
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Our story of a woman in New Zealand who sells virtual paint brushes for iPad users was very popular, and a listener is wondering: are there any other “digital assets” that can be made for resale?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 16, 2020
#1384 - TBT: Florist Offers Nationwide, DIY Wedding Flowers
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a wedding florist in Oklahoma who has a creative idea to offer DIY wedding flowers to brides across the country.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 15, 2020
#1383 - Q&A: How can I monetize a site for fans of Black superheroes?
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A listener wants to build a fan site showcasing Black superheroes from DC and Marvel comics—how can he make money from it? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 14, 2020
#1382 - Insurance Manager Finds New Shelves for Old Antiques
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After selling an unwanted collection of antiques, an insurance manager goes on a hunt for more inventory. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 13, 2020
#1381 - Q&A: What are your top tips for daily writing?
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Today’s caller is hoping to improve her writing streak. How can we help her keep writing 1,000 words a day? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
#1380 - Mother-Daughter Team Starts Squeaky-Clean Soap Shop
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While staying up late one night, a mom and her daughter decide that they want to start a business together.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 11, 2020
#1379 - Q&A: Should I provide a guarantee for my real estate photography service?
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Today’s listener is starting to get paid for real estate photography. Should she offer a money-back guarantee in case a client is unsatisfied?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 10, 2020
#1378 - Q&A: Any ideas for a military couple?
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They’ve been in the military for more than a decade, and they’re thinking ahead. What might be a good side hustle for a couple that moves frequently and might be deployed?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 09, 2020
#1377 - TBT: Mobile Coffee Roasting Blends Work and Family
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we revisit a neighborhood coffee lover who follows a whim to a mobile roasting operation.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 08, 2020
#1376 - Q&A: I set up my email list … now what??
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Aside from your website, your email list may be the most important tool in growing any new business. After you get it set up, what comes next? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
#1375 - College Curriculum Developer Makes Minimalist Jewelry
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When a professional development specialist can’t find “just the right” piece of jewelry, she makes it herself. Six years later, she’s mined a second income creating minimalist, Boho-chic jewelry. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 06, 2020
#1374 - CLASSROOM: Transitioning Between Projects
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How can you transition between projects (or a job and a side hustle) without constantly losing your flow—and how can you start a completely new project without just creating more “stuff” to worry about? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
#1373 - Texas Mom Profits from Poshmark Sales
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A mom of two young daughters goes to look for used clothes, and ends up finding a new pastime of reselling items on Poshmark and other platforms.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 04, 2020
#1372 - Q&A: Can I compete with Gazelle by reselling iPhones?
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When you upgrade your iPhone or Android smartphone, what do you do with the old one? Many of us trade them in, knowing that we aren’t getting a great deal but not wanting to hassle with an alternative. Today’s listener is hoping to profit from this problem—how should they proceed? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 03, 2020
#1371 - Q&A: How to convert non-paying students into customers?
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Today’s caller (from Egypt!) is teaching software development through an apprenticeship model, but most of his students aren’t paying. How can he convert some of these free students into customers? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 02, 2020
#1370 - TBT: The Accountant Who Sold Spreadsheets to Etsy Sellers
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an accountant who sells spreadsheet templates and other financial resources to creatives.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 01, 2020
#1369 - Q&A: Do I have to sell as a SAAS?
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A listener is trying to decide how to price a new online service. Should she use the common SAAS (“software as a service”) model, or are there alternatives?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 30, 2020
#1368 - Mother Of Five Sells Pretty Old Books
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When a stay at home mom hopes to avoid returning to full-time work outside the home, she starts selling vintage books packaged by color—and her dream becomes more than a pigment of her imagination.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 29, 2020
#1367 - Q&A: Help! My website images keep disappearing…
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Today’s listener is having a weird problem—the images on his posts are disappearing. What’s going on?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 28, 2020
#1366 - Homeschooler Unleashes Creativity with Penmanship Posters
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While homeschooling her twin daughters, this genetic analyst goes in search of penmanship aids—and ends up making her own.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 27, 2020
#1365 - Q&A: How can I get more comments on my blog and Instagram posts?
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Today’s listener wants more engagement from her online community. How can she achieve her objective—and is it the right way to measure success?   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 26, 2020
#1364 - Q&A: Do I really need to open a business bank account?
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I’ve always said that when you begin to earn income apart from your day job, you need to open a separate bank account … but today’s caller questions that advice. Might there be some exceptions? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 25, 2020
#1363 - TBT: Popular Board Game Raises $1 Million on Kickstarter
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a fan of old-school board games who’s achieved tremendous success with multiple crowdfunding projects.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 24, 2020
#1362 - Q&A: How to launch a communications business for healthcare providers?
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Today’s listener is a medical professional by background and is starting a communications business on the side. How can she find her first clients and stand out from larger organizations?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 23, 2020
#1361 - Texas Teacher Takes On Test-Taking Tutorials
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When a teacher takes a new certification test in order to keep his job, he blogs about the experience and builds a following by helping others achieve A+ results.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 22, 2020
#1360 - CLASSROOM: How to Ask for Referrals
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Your existing customer base is the single best source of referrals—and you don’t have to pay to advertise to them. How can you develop a regular process of encouraging referrals? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 21, 2020
#1359 - Land Surveyor Paints a Sign Hustle
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When a land surveyor and father of three can’t take his job any more, he experiments with business ideas until he lands on something that doesn’t feel sketchy. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 20, 2020
#1358 - Q&A: Can I use other people's recipes for my ebook for children?
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Today’s listener has a new YouTube channel and wants to write a related ebook that features recipes for kids. Can she borrow and rename recipes that she finds online?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 19, 2020
#1357 - Q&A: How can I create a product to help people with applied learning?
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This listener wants to help people learn more actively. Sounds good, but how does it become a product or service?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 18, 2020
#1356 - TBT: Teaching the World to Play Saxophone
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an Australian musician who’s created an online community to teach students how to play the saxophone.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 17, 2020
#1355 - Q&A: How can I start a pandemic dating service?
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Today’s listener wants to start a pandemic dating service. Will it be short-lived—or a viral sensation?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 16, 2020
#1354 - Magicians Open Enchanting Online Store
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Dissatisfied with the slow innovation in the magic community, two magicians create their own online retailer.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 15, 2020
#1353 - Q&A: How can I market Jujitsu products?
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A listener in Argentina is starting “Run and Roll,” a clothing brand for fans of jujitsu. How can she reach her ideal audience?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
#1352 - Social Media Manager Moonlights for Mothers
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After a traumatic birth experience, a biologist turned social media manager takes on another new responsibility of helping expectant mothers.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 13, 2020
#1351 - Q&A: When is the right time to sell your business?
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Today’s listener has a rugby lifestyle brand, and he might be ready to sell! How does he know if the time is right, and what should he do next? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 12, 2020
#1350 - Q&A: How can I use Spotify as a lead generation source?
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How can an independent musician connect with fans who discover them on Spotify or Soundcloud?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 11, 2020
#1349 - TBT: Coronavirus Triples Sales of Cold Brew Coffee
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of Bizzy Coffee. They started by selling “coffee shots,” but achieved much more success by changing to cold, 48-ounce bottles.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 10, 2020
#1348 - Q&A: What should I know before I start a Twitch channel?
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A listener has a cooking show on YouTube, and she wants to branch out to another platform. Is there a way to do this without working twice as hard—and what does she need to know? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 09, 2020
#1347 - Dedicated Runner Goes the Distance for Online Training
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When a government contractor and experienced runner injures himself after a marathon, he races to start a blog helping others avoid the same fate—ending up on track for his own success.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 08, 2020
#1346 - CLASSROOM: Selling a Food & Beverage Product
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Want to sell your gluten-free pizza dough or Paleo-friendly donuts? It’s not as simple as selling an ebook, but it can be done. This episode provides 5 essential tips for the aspiring foodpreneur.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 07, 2020
#1345 - School Teacher Designs Specialized Diets for Dogs
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After a teacher in Singapore learns to develop a special diet for her beloved dog Oreo, she learns to offer this “pawsome” service to other pet owners. It’s not a dog-eat-dog world! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 06, 2020
#1344 - Q&A: How can I increase traffic to my tarot reading website?
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Today’s listener is in search of something that a lot of our listeners will relate to: traffic to her website! What should she do while she waits for the right cards to appear?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 05, 2020
#1343 - Q&A: How can I find companies to sponsor my podcast?
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Today’s listener is planning to start a podcast, and wants to take it seriously. How can they find sponsors?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 04, 2020
#1342 - TBT: Offline Conversation Game Goes Online
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a Dutch co-founder of a popular game to inspire meaningful conversations. It was a huge success when they started, and recently they’ve been transitioning to an all-new model.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 03, 2020
#1341 - Q&A: Can I make a different video about dogs every day for a year?
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Today’s listener loves corgis … a lot. He’d like to make a series of daily videos about them. What should he think about if he decides to pursue this idea? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 02, 2020
#1340 - Book Lover Creates LGBTQ+ Subscription Service
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When this book lover exhausts her network’s recommendations for LGBTQ+ books, she creates her own subscription box service. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 01, 2020
#1339 - Q&A: Is there a template to make an app or other software?
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Today’s listener is looking for a template to make a website that has some specific functionality—in her case, a combination of Craigslist and Airbnb. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
#1338 - Hardworking Chef Whips Up Artisanal Cheesecakes
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When a skilled chef grows tired of working in food stores, he takes on some whisk and starts his own cheesecake brand that’s anything but half baked. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 30, 2020
#1337 - Q&A: How to go from farmers market to grocery store?
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Today’s listener is one of those people who started baking while on lockdown, and it led to his first side hustle selling at farmers markets. He likes it so much that he wants to expand! What’s the next step?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 29, 2020
#1336 - Q&A: Should I start a new business or expand my current one?
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This listener grew a side hustle to a full-time business—so naturally, now she wants to start another hustle! Is it completely new or an expansion of what she’s already been doing? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 28, 2020
#1335 - TBT: “Graphic Designer for Dogs” Retrieves New Clients
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In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a graphic designer who started off by specializing in pet businesses. She’s now trying to go off-leash and retrieve clients in other industries … but is she barking up the wrong tree?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 27, 2020
#1334 - Q&A: How do I market to my personal network?
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Today’s listener has developed a coloring book for kids to help them learn about cell biology. She knows a lot of people in her personal network who would be perfect for it–but how can she promote the concept without being “salesy”?  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 26, 2020
#1333 - The Great British Baking Scratch-Off Poster
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Two British military officers take their baking talents to the masses with these popular scratch-off posters featuring 100 classic pastries. On your mark…   Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 25, 2020
#1332 - CLASSROOM: Crowdfunding Basics & Best Practices
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Whether through Kickstarter or another platform, raising money and support through crowdfunding can be a great option—but only for the right project, and the competition is fierce. Learn 8 best practices in this episode, and get ready to work hard.  Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week.   Share: #SideHustleSchool Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020