Side Hustle School

Chris Guillebeau / Onward Project

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.

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Paid newsletters have really taken off, with some earning multiple six-figures for their writers. This listener has an astute observation and an idea. How can we help her “get the bag”?  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

Nov 29

5 min 7 sec

An American accountant living in South Africa creates a financial wellbeing course for small business owners. The passive income she earns from the course allows her to drop many of her clients.  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

Nov 28

6 min 14 sec

Today’s caller is making a podcast, video series, and maybe something else. All of it will be for sale, and they aren’t sure how to package it. Should it be a single “bundle” or sold separately?   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

Nov 27

4 min 30 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the founder of a standardized test prep service. Before he started his business, he earned a perfect score on the SAT—and then pitched a book that was rejected by more than 100 literary agents and publishers. 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

Nov 26

7 min 30 sec

Happy Thanksgiving! In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a former attorney and White House aide who starts a service helping businesses with podcasts. It’s grown into a 7-figure operation!  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

Nov 25

9 min 13 sec

This Canadian listener is launching a learning platform for pediatric anesthesia. How can she reach her intended audience—and how can she serve professionals in this market from less-developed countries?  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

Nov 24

6 min 4 sec

Instead of heading to the elementary school classroom, this new teaching grad earns a good living making custom tiki bars for homeowners. Why not!   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

Nov 23

6 min 50 sec

Podcasts have a “discoverability problem”: they don't rank in search terms or get links from other sites. If you have a new show, what can you do to make sure people will find it?   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

Nov 22

5 min 48 sec

After discovering the life changing magic of polymer clay, an Aussie uses her time in lockdown to create a one-stop shop for the maker community.  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

Nov 21

8 min 43 sec

A caller from New York City becomes well known for posting drawings and paintings to an Instagram account during pandemic lockdowns. Now he’s wondering: how can he monetize the attention he’s received?   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

Nov 20

6 min 19 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Rupert Hunt, the founder of SpareRoom.com. It’s now the world’s largest roommate finder service—but in the early days, the team struggled to commit to it.   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

Nov 19

6 min 31 sec

In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Ella Cordial-Brockelsby, the owner of Cordial Greetings. She uses pyrography (!) to make and sell woodburned home decor, art, and drumsticks. This episode is on fire...   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

Nov 18

8 min 12 sec

Today’s caller started a blog with enthusiasm but then it fell into decline. What happens now?  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

Nov 17

6 min 28 sec

Two friends team up to build “Airbnb for fishing,” a marketplace of fishing trips that connects guides and clients worldwide.   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

Nov 16

8 min 18 sec

Today’s caller wants to understand the business of app-making. What’s the average app designer income? What about the outliers? 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

Nov 15

5 min 57 sec

As her health improved, this Aussie of Lebanese heritage started converting meat-based recipes to vegan equivalents. She’s now sharing her recipes with the world.   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

Nov 14

8 min 19 sec

A listener loves rain barrels (this is a thing) and she’s found the perfect one in the Netherlands—but she lives in the U.S. Might she be able to partner with the company to become their national distributor?    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

Nov 13

4 min 36 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the maker of “Big Bat Houses.” When demand for his product plummeted at the start of the pandemic, he was forced to regroup.   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

Nov 12

7 min 15 sec

In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Bill Simpson, chief tap dancer of HowtoTapDance.com. From his homebase of Melbourne, Australia, he teaches the art of the tap to students all over the world.  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

Nov 11

7 min 8 sec

These days, there are many options to host your online course: Thinkific, Teachable, Kajabi, and others. Is there a clear winner?  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

Nov 10

5 min 25 sec

In need of extra money, an enterprising grad student starts selling his unused items online. He then branches out into consignment sales, with a twist: most of his inventory comes from friends and family.   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

Nov 9

7 min 14 sec

Today’s listener made a website with something for sale, opened the cart for business, and no one bought anything. Womp, womp … what should he do next?   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

Nov 8

5 min 35 sec

Two long-time friends work in harmony to maintain their songwriting school in the midst of pandemic disruptions.    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

Nov 7

7 min 16 sec

A listener has a cool idea: they want to sell a road trip kit. How can they put it together, and who is their ideal customer?  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

Nov 6

5 min 48 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the co-founder of TuckTats, which sells temporary tattoos to cover surgical scars. When they were just getting started, they found a designer who was a one-stop shop—or so they thought.   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

Nov 5

8 min 46 sec

In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Micah Whitson, founder of a business that sells letterpress wall art for homes. Last year, he had the chance to redesign part of the Mississippi state flag!  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

Nov 4

8 min 35 sec

This videographer hopes to go fully virtual with his filming services. LinkedIn and other companies have done this recently—what does our listener need to know?   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

Nov 3

6 min 45 sec

After a failed startup attempt, a developer revisits an old solitaire game he made as a side project. It now brings in a large amount of passive income every month. 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

Nov 2

7 min 23 sec

Opportunities come and go, but some business models stay around forever. Aside from reselling—which we cover from time to time—what are they?   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

Nov 1

6 min 17 sec

Tired of wearing bulky safety gear while running at night, this competitive runner invents a better solution.  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

Oct 31

9 min 26 sec

Happy Halloween! In the spirit of the holiday, we have a listener in Canada who’s making a spooky treat for sale. What’s the best way she can reach a market of buyers?  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

Oct 30

5 min 50 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the co-founder of a business offering handmade goods from Nashville. The company’s early success leads him to believe he can replicate the model elsewhere. Spoiler: it doesn’t work!   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

Oct 29

7 min 20 sec

In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Kyla Gardner in Melbourne, Australia. She’s created passive income from a series of self-published nonfiction books—and now she’s jumping into fiction.  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

Oct 28

8 min 3 sec

The headline says it all: should you use an emergency savings fund for a side hustle? Get ready for a personal finance cage fight! 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

Oct 27

7 min 4 sec

A listener writes herself into a personalized letter business that earns $17,000 in three weeks.   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

Oct 26

8 min 35 sec

A listener wonders about using Instagram to market to companies that cast voiceover artists—and a real voiceover pro responds!   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

Oct 25

7 min 48 sec

This former pharma sales rep’s invention is an Amazon bestseller, cleaning pets and showers of happy customers and bringing in more than $2 million in sales last year.  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

Oct 24

8 min 32 sec

You can now buy—and resell—“virtual loot bags” that consist of digital in-game items … for a game that doesn’t exist. Did you catch all that? Listen to this episode to learn more.  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

Oct 23

5 min 51 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Matthew Bivens, the founder of a business that helps live theaters include captioning for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. An ambitious plan to rebrand for 2020 ran head-on into nationwide theatre closures, leaving the team out of work … at least for now.    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

Oct 22

7 min 6 sec

jewelry was worn by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern as part of her encouragement to the nation.  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

Oct 21

8 min 24 sec

Today’s listener is wondering about applying the Pareto principle to the world of side hustles. What can we learn—and what should we do differently as a result of this knowledge?  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

Oct 20

5 min 20 sec

After learning that his wife was expecting twins, this oil mechanic (and Side Hustle School listener!) starts a business serving realtors with handyman projects.    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

Oct 19

8 min 20 sec

A listener hopes to adapt his sensitivity and skill for language usage into a profitable, fair business model. 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

Oct 18

6 min 13 sec

This couple combines their love for travel and vintage campers into a unique rental experience.  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

Oct 17

7 min 34 sec

After a NYT reporter created something called “Idiot Coin,” today’s caller wants to get in on the hype coin craze while it lasts. Also: is it true that we’re making a Side Hustle School digital currency? Buckle up!  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

Oct 16

6 min 7 sec

In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Julia Taylor, the owner and designer of an adventure-themed brand of totes and mugs. When she and her husband combine business with travel, they get an unexpected surprise.   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

Oct 15

6 min 54 sec

In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Kate Westervelt, the founder of MomBox. She’s gone from frustrated new mom to CEO of a growing startup!  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

Oct 14

7 min 8 sec

Today’s listener is wondering about a good way to record and track ideas. Naturally, he’s thinking of side hustle ideas—but it really could apply to *any* ideas. I’ll give you three good options in my answer.  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

Oct 13

5 min 11 sec

When this insurance manager has an idea in the middle of the night, he balls in love with the intersection of entrepreneurship and sports.    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

Oct 12

7 min 26 sec

Today’s listener has been operating his side hustle in secret while working remotely—and now he has to return to the office. What happens next??  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

Oct 11

6 min 47 sec