The HUSTLR Podcast

Jeremy Ong

If you would like to start making money online, whether it's eCommerce, blogging - we cover all sorts of side hustles and ways to make money. Our mission is to uncover secrets that side hustle entrepreneurs can use to generate passive income and build a sustainable income streams. If you need inspiration to start and grow your side hustle, subscribe to this podcast.

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Hey hustlers! It's been a really really busy period for myself and I've finally found more time to start publishing again!Today's guest - Chris Prefontaine is a real estate investing coach who's been in the industry since 1991. We all know what happened to the American real estate market market in 2008 and Chris was also very badly hit by the crisis. However - like all great entrepreneurs, Chris just doesn't know how to give up! Ever since then, he decided to make his business more resilient - by investing in real estate on TERMS. For those of you interested in real estate investing, this is a wonderful episode that shows you a scalable way for investing in real estate.LinksSREC WebsiteFree webinar with ChrisChris' eBook PodcastSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Dec 2020

42 min 45 sec

Hey hustlers, it’s pleasure to present today’s guest - Mark Webster. He is one of the co-founders of authorityhacker.com which is one of my favourite SEO blogs on helping people make a living building and running authority sites. Over the last couple of years, I have learned a great deal from Mark and his partner Gael Brenton in the past few years and I absolutely love their methodical way of teaching. In this episode, we discussed the future of building authority sites, making money on the internet, what it’s like launching and managing a million dollar online course and lastly - interesting opportunities in the internet space right now.Links mentioned- https://www.authorityhacker.com/best-affiliate-programs/- Free Training by Authority HackerSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Aug 2020

1 hr 5 min

Hey hustlers, welcome back to another episode of the HUSTLR Podcast. Firstly, I want to apologize to our avid podcast listeners that have been following this show closely that we will not be publishing weekly episodes now as we are undergoing massive amounts of change internally over the past few months and there has been a small shift of focus. I’ll continue to try my best to publish as often as I can but we want to be pickier with who we bring onto the show as we only want to publish the best interviews we have our hands on. Which brings me to today’s guest - Sarah Bolt from Forth. Sarah is a high growth startup founder that is in the health tracking space. Forth is an innovate biomarker tracking platform which helps people at the UK navigate their way to better health. In this episode, she shares her journey as a female startup entrepreneur in the healthcare space and  growth strategies that she has used to grow her business.Mentioned in the episodeFor the general public -  https://www.forthwithlife.co.uk/For athletes - https://www.forthedge.co.uk/Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jul 2020

51 min 10 sec

Hey hustlers, welcome back for another episode of The HUSTLR Podcast. I know I have not been sticking to the publishing schedule lately but there has just been too much to do and I am looking to improve the quality of this podcast by only interviewing the best of the best in online business. Luke Sartain from UpUGo is one such example.His story is truly a rags to riches one. Starting his business from underneath a stairwell, UpUGo is now UK's largest SEO agency in just a short 5-6 years. His story is a gritty, fulfilling story that sends out this message: "If you work hard and smart, you can get out of the rut you are in."In this episode, we discussed SEO tactics, dealing with clients and covering your arse from potential lawsuits, as well as the mindset necessary for sustainable growth.For more episodes like this, please check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast/.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jul 2020

1 hr 11 min

Hello hustlers, thanks for coming back onto the show. It's an insane time to be alive and do you know what's even more crazy? The fact that Anthony Moore is crushing making money with his writing skills during this difficult time.A brief introduction about Anthony, he was previously an owner of a blog that didn't take off. He worked 3 years on that blog before giving up on building a blog. I don't blame him, because building a successful blog is a super difficult endeavour that less than 1% can master. He then took his writing skills onto Medium and that's where everything changed for him.If writing is your thing and you're looking to monetize this skill or turn it into a full blown business, this episode is for you. If you finished this episode and would like to find out more about Anthony's secret on succeeding on medium, check out freelancewriterstarterpackage.com for an hour-long free training that MIGHT be able to help you make that happen!Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jun 2020

44 min 32 sec

Welcome back to the show hustlers. The team at HUSTLR hopes you're doing fine in this very difficult time. Today's topic is around the growing trend of global nomadism and today's guest, Andrew Henderson - Managing Partner of the Nomad Capitalist. Nomad Capitalist is a specialist firm that helps people optimize their life, their business, identify low hanging fruits, the best path to success and investment planning in an increasingly globalized world.After nearly a dozen years visiting and living in 100+ countries, Mr. Henderson has become an expert on the growing field of global citizenship. He is the author of "Nomad Capitalist", a book discussing the concepts of global citizenship that anyone can apply.In this episode, we talked about entitlement, benefits of being a global citizen, diversified income streams and countries that are best for optimized finances. If you're an US citizen looking to become a global citizen, check out this article from Nomad Capitalist.Also check out:Andrew's Book - Nomad CapitalistNomad Capitalist Live Conference (With Robert Kiyosaki)Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jun 2020

1 hr 8 min

Hey hustlers, welcome back to the show.Today I have a fellow Authority Hacker joining us on the show today. His name is Clive Harris and he runs a very successful authority site on home improvement. Clive used to be a PPC agency owner with 11 years of experience in online marketing. 3 years ago, he decided that he wanted to build something of his own and that's when he stumbled upon building authority sites and digital assets. Fast forward 3 years later, in April 2020, he broke his record by closing £90,000 in affiliate revenue from Amazon in that month alone. Isn't that amazing?For those of you who are interested in building digital assets, make sure you stay until the end of this episode and I guarantee you that you will benefit from this. If you'd like to learn more about Clive and his journey, check out his blog at solopreneur.co.ukFor more episodes like this, check out the HUSTLR podcast page.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jun 2020

49 min 15 sec

What is up hustlers, welcome back to another episode of the HUSTLR podcast - where we bring you awesome business stories that are built around tech and the internet.Today's guest, Brian who is the CTO of Didian - was previously at MoneyLion, a U.S.-based fintech startup, where he was a software engineer and the company’s founding product manager. He led various teams to build credit and personal loan products and grew loan originations from 6K to >1.5M. He also launched a key revenue driver, Instacash, which generated >550K advances in its first year. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Operations Research & Management Science in 2014.In this episode, we talked about the state of the real estate market in Malaysia, how Didian makes the relationship between real estate developers and agents more efficient and competitive, and also their big dream of dominating all things real estate in the region.Stay tuned to find out more. For more episodes like this - check out the HUSTLR Podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jun 2020

38 min 57 sec

What is up hustlers! I hope you are doing fine during this difficult time of crisis. I'd like to introduce you to Arlen Robinson from Omnistar Affiliate Software (or OSIaffiliate).Arlen Robinson is a seasoned business owner and co-founder of Omnistar Affiliate Software which gives businesses the opportunity to setup and manage their own affiliate and customer referral programs.With over 20 years of experience managing and running various aspects of the company, Arlen has a wealth of information that he can share. His current responsibilities involve leading all business development activities for the company as well has hosting a Weekly podcast known as the Ecommerce Marketing Podcast in which he interviews various marketing experts about successful ecommerce marketing strategies.If you are looking for a software to sort out your referral program needs, check out getosi.com. If you're looking to connect with Arlen personally - you can visit his blog to find out more information arlenrobinson.com.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

May 2020

53 min 36 sec

Welcome back to the show hustlers. I hope you are safe and sound and staying at home during this crazy crazy time. Today I have an amazing guest on the show. His name is Alberto Sardinas, a radio and television host who also happens to be a fellow podcaster (The Passion Accomplished Podcast) and influencer. Besides his day job as a host on TV shows - his personal quest in life is to teach people like you how to create a full-time career from YOUR passion. Alberto is a super inspiring individual that has a great story to share and I really enjoyed this interview with him. A few key points we talked about in this interview. How to develop the resilience necessary to make your dream a realityHow to use a challenging situation to support growth and progress into your dream scenario.How to grow your social media into the millions of followers (Alberto current has a combined following of 2.8 million - super impressive)Some relevant links to this episode:-- How To Find Your First 1,000 Fans (my1000fans.com)- The Passion Accomplished Podcast- Alberto's Wikipedia page - wow! If you like this episode, please feel free to share it with your friends and loved ones. For more episodes like this, check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast/Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

May 2020

55 min 32 sec

Hey hustlers, welcome back to the podcast! Today, I have Dexter Yin from Cloudbreakr joining me on the show today. Dexter is a serial startup founder who've spent his career in the startup scene. In this episode, we discuss the success mindset, the effectiveness of influencer marketing in building awareness and driving business results, and how Cloudbreakr is revolutionizing the influencer marketing industry in the countries they participate in. Cloudbreakr is a influencer marketing SaaS startup and agency hybrid that is backed by Alibaba's venture fund. They have been experiencing great amounts of success in the last year - which is why I got Dexter on the show to share their story.Interested in startups and want to find out how influencer marketing can help your business? Listen to the end of this episode! Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

May 2020

46 min 2 sec

What is up hustlers, today I have a super inspiring guest, Kean Graham from MonetizeMore joining us on the show today. A little bit of backstory before we jump right into the episode. Kean came from an employment background when he got started with online marketing. With the skillset that he’s picked up over the years - he founded MonetizeMore - an 8 figure ad tech company that is a Google Certified Partner with more than 100 full-time staff based all around the planet. In 2019, his company’s gross revenue is $23 million dollars. So, what MonetizeMore does is super interesting - if you know a thing or two web advertising, you’ll know that display ads make up a huge chunk of digital advertising. Most webmasters would just implement Google AdSense and be happy with what they pay you. Did you know that there are a ton of other display ads platforms that will pay you higher for the traffic you get on your website? It doesn’t just stop there, if you’re a website owner listen closely. MonetizeMore is a ad tech company that lets you pit these ad platforms against each other and drive your revenue per visitors through the roof! So in this episode, we’ll be talking about Kean’s journey - how he started the company and how he turned his expertise into a fast growing online business.Links mentioned in this episode- MonetizeMore.com- PubGuru.comSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

May 2020

1 hr 1 min

Hey hustlers, welcome back to the podcast.Today, I have Daniella Bell, the Founder and CEO of Scribly.io - which is a content marketing agency that is focused on assisting startups, SMEs and agencies with content marketing needs. Most people these days are bombarded by noise and distractions (ahem... smartphones and social media), content marketing became the go-to solution to establishing trust and authority in this increasingly fast-paced economy. However, based on Daniella's experience, expert content marketing is hard to come by - and that's when she decided to start Scribly.io. In this episode, we discussed:- How she started the company with a deep dive to the beginning- We also discussed some lessons that she's learned from running a content agency.- We discussed the critical turning points of the company and reasons behind Scribly.io's success.- The challenges behind content marketing and why companies may find it hard to invest in content marketing.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Apr 2020

59 min 18 sec

Hey hustlers, I hope you guys are safe and sound amidst this pandemic situation. Today I have Derek Perkins joining me on the show. Derek lives in Utah with one of his baby daughter and wife. He runs a SaaS company called Nozzle.io offering an enterprise-level keyword rank tracking tool to the SEO community. He is 36 years old. He started the company as a side hustle while he was VP of Tech at SEO.com. He has been running it full time since 2014. He currently manages a team of 9 people with an estimated total annual revenue of $2,000,000 in 2019.  Enjoyed this episode? Check out more at https://www.hustlr.com/podcast/.Want to reach out to Derek to know more about what he does?- Email: Derek@nozzle.io- Twitter: https://twitter.com/derek_perkins- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/derekperkins/Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Apr 2020

49 min 37 sec

What is up hustlers? Hope everyone is staying home and staying safe during this difficult period. Today, I have Jack Paxton from Vyper.io joining me on the show to discuss how he transitioned from an employee, to a digital advertising freelancer/consultant and finally co-founding his own company. Vyper.io is a SaaS company that helps companies achieve better results with giveaway marketing. They have helped HUGE companies like Walmart, Foundr, Warner Bros, Universal Music Group and many more grow their business by leveraging on the power of giveaways.For more episodes like this, check out our podcast page at https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Apr 2020

46 min 28 sec

Hey hustlers, welcome back to the show. In this episode, I have Mark Thompson who's a super-duper experienced digital marketer who's the co-founder of PayKickstart, a software as a service designed to make selling digital products easier and helping companies grow their revenue with affiliate marketing. He's got more than 12-years of experience as a digital marketer, even before Facebook advertising was a thing. I most definitely learned a lot from Mark this session with him and I'm 100% sure you will too. We talked about how he started his journey in entrepreneurship, tactics he employed to grow his business, running a high-performing completely remote team and the transition from providing online education to running a high-growth SaaS company.PayKickstart Facebook group mentioned in this video : https://paykickstart.com/For more episodes like this, check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Apr 2020

43 min 6 sec

Welcome back to The HUSTLR Podcast. Today - I have a very experienced serial founder, Roman Grigoriev joining us on the show today.Entrepreneurship is part of Roman's DNA. Roman never switches off his creative ideas and his relentless hunger to see them realized. It’s what led to his inclusion in the BBC’s Rich, Russian and Living in London as a service provider (despite not being Russian).Fluent in 3 languages, Roman’s drive has led to the successful exit of two companies to date, and to his current business Splento, a successful visual content company operating in 37 countries and 263 cities.Over 17 years of entrepreneurship, Roman has:Cofounded 7 and ran 5 of those companiesSits on the Board of two successful companies whilst launching SplentoAttracted global leaders to his company as investors, board members and advisors, including Tej Lalvani (Vitabiotics, Dragons Den), Konstantin Kalabin (TripAdvisor), Rob Dembitz (Cannes Lion), Ray Rafiq-Omar (Unmortgage) and many others.Raised over $2m for his latest business aloneSpoken at BBC Newsnight (twice), ITV and other major media channelsIn this episode, we'll be talking about the thinking behind assembling an A-team for startups, the process of high-profile fundraises, why visual content is king, the importance of fast and constant iteration and making sure the startup solves a real problem.For more episodes like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast page.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Apr 2020

46 min 46 sec

Hey hustlers, hope everyone is safe and sound during the COVID-19 pandemic.For today's episode, I have Brian Davis from SparkRental.com joining me on the show to discuss how the world has changed so much that it is now possible to run a software business while traveling to many countries around the globe while still making it a success.We talked about the role of family, career complications that may arise in a marriage and tips on how to resolve some of these complications. Another interesting topic we covered is the FIRE movement and how you can use FIRE and real estate investing to help you achieve financial freedom. Lastly, we also talked about some growth strategies for bootstrapped startups that don't necessarily have the capital to market their products like the unicorns.Brian was kind enough to share this free resource for HUSTLR listeners that helps people achieve financial independence and escaping the 9-5. Check out the resource at https://sparkrental.com/escape/.For more episodes like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast website.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Mar 2020

52 min 26 sec

On today’s podcast, I have a really awesome millennial husband and wife team on the show. They’re Slisha Kankariya & Anubh Shah from With Clarity - an online, direct to consumer home try-on engagement ring company that marries affordability with expertise and convenience - without sacrificing the personal touch.As a company, With Clarity has grown 900% in the last year alone from $2m to $20 million in revenue. The company was founded in NYC and is ranked #18 on the INC 5,000 list of fastest growing companies.  In this episode, we’ll talk about the strategies they’ve implemented to achieve this level of growth, the mindset behind running the business, the hustle mentality and how they manage their business and relationship as a power couple. There’s quite a lot of valuable insights in this episode, so make sure you stay tuned to the end.For more episodes like this, check out the HUSTLR Podcast website.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Mar 2020

54 min 39 sec

For this episode, I'm very happy to have Steve Schultheis from Stevesgoods.com joining us on the show. This is a really amazing story to share on how a small business can grow to a respectable size in just a matter of 3 years - provided you're in the right industry. I was tempted to keep this interview recording for episode 420, but that's gonna be 7 more years down the line - so I wouldn't be doing it justice. Super interesting interview with Steve here. The business started off on the streets with Steve - the founder of the company started talking with everyone in sight about Hemp, CBD and its benefits. He's a really cool guy and I'm happy that he's going through this success.Fast forward three years later, Steve’s Goods has grown from a small cramped space in Lyons to a 6,000 square foot office, production and distribution center in Colorado. They’ve also recently opened up a 3,000 sq foot retail space to host educational events, product launches and more. All this success didn’t come easy. The CBD and marijuana industry is filled with a ton of red tape and hurdles. The simplest things like getting a bank account, getting a logistics partner and renting an office is many times harder just because of the industry and the negative sentiment around marijuana. If you want to know more about Steve and his journey in building the business - stay tuned to the end of the episode. Want to give CBD/CBG/Hemp a shot? Visit stevesgoods.com. I've tried them myself and it really helps me with my sleep and anxiety issues (life of an entrepreneur).Like this episode? Listen to more on The HUSTLR Podcast page.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Mar 2020

29 min 29 sec

Hey hustlers, today I have a husband and wife team - Kaitlin and Travis from Fool & Scholar Productions. Both of them are serial podcasters and have 4 million downloads across all of their shows. Podcasts they produce are very different from this podcast. The couple focuses on producing creative podcasts that to be honest sounds like TV shows. Two of their shows even won awards, specifically The White Vault and VAST Horizon. Super Impressive!Quick backstory on the both of them. Kaitlin has worked in the podcast industry since when she was a student at the University of Oxford in 2015. Lucky for her, she found her passion in podcasting and formed the company with Travis right after graduating. She’s also an established fiction writer and creates some of the best podcasts in the realm of indie fiction.Travis, on the other hand - is a storyteller and producer who has experience in audio editing since 2010. He started off arranging, producing and editing studio albums for other musicians but has shifted focus to tell audio stories via podcasts. He’s an established sound designer, writer, performer and music producer under the name Careless Juja. Another interesting fact is that he’s also a voice actor in video games.Hustlers, if you’re a creative at heart have you imagined living your life like Kaitlin and Travis? Let’s dive deeper into their story, stay tuned.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Mar 2020

45 min 55 sec

Welcome back onto the HUSTLR podcast. Today I have a superstar hustler on the show. HIs name is Matt Diggity and we’ve met through a Facebook mastermind group about SEO started by the guys at Authority Hacker.  If you’re an SEO - you’ll definitely know this guy. For those of you who doesn’t know Matt, he is one of the biggest authorities in SEO - check out his blog at diggitymarketing.com (i’ll put that in the show notes below), an established affiliate marketer who has made millions of dollars online across many different industries, he runs a very high-level SEO agency called The Search Initiative. I consider him one of the best SEOs in business now and I’m sure you and I both can learn something from this episode. Stay tuned!For more episodes like this, check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Feb 2020

34 min 13 sec

Today's guest is Naresh Vissa from Krish Media & Marketing. He's a student-employee turned entrepreneur, featured author in many magazines.  He starting hustling at a very young age, making more money than most 30-year-olds when he was still in college.His consultancy business has been his primary source of income for four years now. Immediately making 20% more than what I was paid with my employer. He is a prolific author, podcaster and has published 5 different books about marketing, podcasting. His bestsellers are Fifty Shades Of Marketing and Podcastnomics - which are one of the best books in the field of marketing and podcasting. Interested to know more about Naresh’s story? Stay tuned to the end of this episode.For more episodes like this, visit https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Feb 2020

48 min 4 sec

What is up hustlers, on today’s episode I had the pleasure of interviewing Ladan Davia, she is the CEO and founder of Beeya. Beeya is a jmachine learning-powered ob seeking platform connecting job seekers to over 11 million jobs that suits them best, all for free. Prior to founding Beeya, she worked in the entertainment industry pursuing her career as an on-camera host and was also the Founder and President of Excelerate Test Prep. She is a superwoman. Aside from Beeya, she currently sits on the board of The American Heart Association and has been nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovator of the Year and top Women in business.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Feb 2020

27 min 54 sec

This is a really exciting episode for me because Peter is the founder of a service that I use - it’s called HARO or Help A Reporter Out. But before we go deeper, a little bit of an introduction. Peter was always a bit strange in his younger days. He finally discovered why when he was diagnosed with ADHD, and has made it his bitch. Throughout his career, he’s best known for creating Help a Reporter Out ("HARO”), which he sold sometime in 2010 for a good sum of money I’m pretty sure. Peter is also an advisor for NASA, an angel investor and a keynote speaker and he’s given talks at the biggest events in the world. He has written four books on marketing and customer service. His latest book, Faster Than Normal is the best yet - where he talks about how people diagnosed with ADHD can harness it to their advantage as he did. He also hosts a podcast that goes by the same name, check it out at fasterthannormal.com.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Feb 2020

35 min 11 sec

Hello hustlers, today I have Juan Castillo joining me. Juan is the founder and CEO of GuruWalk, which is the world’s leading platform for tip-based tours. Coming from Spain and having lived in Berlin and the US for a few years - Juan was very interested in the opportunities in the travel sector. The tipping point was when he discovered his home country Spain, was named the number one travel destination for tourists in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.He wanted to build a business that would further enrich Spain’s travel industry and help everyday people conduct their own walking tours. That’s how GuruWalk started in 2017.Fast forward 2 years, GuruWalk has managed to establish these tours in 88 countries around the world. The monthly number of walkers (GuruWalk’s version of  tour guides) has grown to over 70,000 and continues to rise. I think this is just the beginning of a new form of tourism and I’m really excited to speak to Juan in this episode.To listen to the story on how he started GuruWalk, stay tuned to the end of this episode.Books mentionedZero To One - Peter ThielDrive - Daniel PinkMan Searching For Meaning - Viktor FranklThe Stoics - EpictetusManagement 3.0 - Appelo JurgenSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jan 2020

48 min 27 sec

What is up hustler nation, today I have Bobby Casey who’s a digital nomad for the last 20 years. His company specializes in helping digital nomads structure their business and residency for tax minimization and asset protection. As the world becomes more and more globalized, navigating these areas can become increasingly complex.I would like to just illustrate this in an example. I was speaking to a friend yesterday who’s a Dutch national, but have incorporated his company in Hong Kong, and has been living in Kuala Lumpur for the past few years. Does he have to pay tax to the European Union? Does he have to pay tax to HK or Malaysia? Hustlers, this is a very interesting topic for me because I am considered a location independent entrepreneur myself. Most of my income comes from the internet and outside of my home country.  Bobby has started/bought and sold more than a dozen businesses. He also has a private pilot’s license and a motorcycle racer, lived long term in 6 different countries and currently runs 5 businesses in 4 different countries.Stay tuned to the end of this episode if you’d like to learn more about this. I hope you find this as interesting as I do.If you're interested in Bobby's services, check out his website on https://globalwealthprotection.com/.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jan 2020

1 hr 7 min

In today's episode, I have Matilda and Kelly from Adventurist Backpack Company - a company specializing in producing highly rugged and long-lasting adventure backpacks. for under $100 dollars.They have been featured on Forbes, Fast Company, Disney Channel and ABC - just to name a few. They have partnered with brands like Google and Urban Outfitters to co-produce backpacks.  Also, they’re not all about making the company a success and lining their pockets with profits. The company has provided 90,000 meals to families in need across the United States. They also have been partnering up with several universities to help feed college students that don’t have a secure source of food.  They’ve been featured in Success Magazine’s 30 under 30 list for 2019 and was nominated for Forbes’ list in 2020. No surprise there as Kelly and Matilda’s journey with their company sounds super interesting and inspiring. If you want to know more about them and their business, stay tuned to the end of this episode.Their website link is https://adventuristbackpacks.com/. For more episodes like this, check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jan 2020

36 min 20 sec

Today I have Christopher Franks, a serial startup founder joining us. Currently, his main role is the co-founder and COO of AutoDeal.com.ph - the number 1 online automotive marketplace in the Philippines. Chris is a British expat who moved out to SEA a decade ago. In 2013, he exited his first company (PinoyAutoTrader) to Sulit.com.ph - the biggest digital classified company in the Philippines that is backed by the South Africa giants NASPERS. His first business started off as a side hustle, but after exiting his first company, he hasn’t looked back. Chris’ current business (AutoDeal.com.ph) business is wildly successful, having raised over $3m use in funding, they’ve reached break-even in just five years, a really uncommon trait among similar platforms in the startup industry. Fast forward today, they’re a profitable business with more than 70 employees. They’ve also beaten out the competition with way bigger war chests like Rocket Internet.Hustlers, want to listen to Chris’ story? Stay tuned to the end of this episode.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jan 2020

49 min 6 sec

Hello HUSTLERS, on today’s episode I have Jeff Rizzo - the co-founder and CEO from Know Ventures LLC joining me. You may know him as the guy behind RIZKNOWS and The Slumber Yard. The company is a widely successful company that produces amazing and honest review content of popular consumer products, monetizing them with affiliate marketing.   A bit of background on Jeff and his co-founder, they were both investment bankers before they started this business. In 2016, they’ve received a growth investment and since then, their annual revenue in 2018 shot up to $5m USD. And this year, they are on pace to double up that revenue, which is insane!Once again, I’m super excited to have Jeff on the show as I love how affiliate marketing works. I’m going to try to pick his brain as much as possible. So stay tuned to find out more. Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Jan 2020

26 min 47 sec

In today’s episode, I have Samia Gore. Samia is an author, wellness expert, CEO and founder of Body Complete RX, a wellness and supplement company. She was a mother of four when she dove into entrepreneurship through developing a social following sharing her message on Instagram. With her company, she wanted to address weight management, obesity, cognitive decline, and overall health. Although her company is relatively new, close to 3 years on the market, her flagship product BCRx has garnered over $4 million dollars in sales. She made history because she is the first African American female CEO to ever break significant ground in the male-dominated and highly competitive supplement industry in the United States.Hustlers, this is girl power right there. Stay tuned to the end of the episode to listen to Samia’s story and how she started and grew her company.Check out her site at https://bodycompleterx.com/. For more episodes like this, check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Dec 2019

28 min 19 sec

Hey hustlers! On today’s episode, I have Pamela Wagner joining me. She runs a digital marketing agency, Ajala Digital - where she helps 6-7 figure businesses grow efficiently through Google & Facebook advertising. She’s a Forbes 30 under 30 honouree. Ajala Digital is a certified Google Partner and since it’s inception, has worked with 2000+ advertisers all over the world, advertising in more than 10 different languages.One interesting fact is, Pamela used to work for Google. And after quitting her job and starting her agency, she has been operating it location-independently. To give you a perspective, she’s visited and lived in over 80 countries.Pamela sounds like a true digital nomad and world traveler, if this kind of lifestyle is something you’re interested in learning more about, stay tuned to the end of the episode.She regularly runs a webinar on teaching people how to succeed as a location independent entrepreneur, check out her website at locationindependent.today.For more episodes like this, make sure you check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Dec 2019

41 min 8 sec

On today’s podcast, I am joined by the founders of East Meets Dress, Vivian Chan and Jennifer Qiao. East Meets Dress is a very interesting company. They are dedicated to bringing more transparency, quality and customization to cheongsam dress shopping. A bit of a backstory of the company, while planning her wedding, Jenn struggled to find cheongsam outfits and tea ceremony supplies that were designed with the modern Chinese American woman in mind. The choices seemed to be dealing with sketchy sellers on Alibaba or impatient grannies in Chinatown. She found it hard to celebrate her Asian roots without compromising quality and style. That’s when she decided to start East Meets Dress with her best friend Vivian.Hustlers nation, it’s an interesting one so stay tuned to the end of the episode to find out more about Jenn, Vivian and East Meets Dress. For more episodes like this, check out the HUSTLR podcast page.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Dec 2019

38 min 18 sec

In today’s episode, I have Tristan Sopp, Product Designer and founder of Resident joining me. Resident is a DIY Paper Craft Animal Kit company that creates fun paper products that are perfect for kids and adults alike. Resident focuses on creating animal-inspired paper products that are extremely interesting but simple, easy and fun to make. Resident DIY paper animal kits are great for any skill level and range in price from $25 onward and ship for free nationwide (in the US).Mr. Sopp has always been a creative that believes in making high-quality designs that people will love and appreciate. Mr. Sopp is an architecture student in college. During this time, he realized he was attracted to the construction aspect of making items - not just buildings. Ultimately this realization led him to founding Resident in 2015 and he’s been running it ever since.Stay tuned to the end of the episode to listen to Tristan’s journey. For more episodes like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Dec 2019

32 min 8 sec

Hello hustler nation, on today’s episode I am joined by John Holloway, a serial digital entrepreneur who has founded several websites since 2008. He’s exited two businesses. The first one, a network of affiliate website in the online poker space, the second was an eCommerce project motocrossgear.com - that was acquired by revzilla.com and merged into their current store. For those of you who don’t know, Revzilla is one of the top motocross gear eCommerce websites in the world with more than 4 million visits to their website each month.  That’s apparently still isn’t enough for John. He started another business called noexam.com in 2013 - No Exam is a digital life insurance brokerage. It started off as a traditional insurance agency, but over the last few years they’ve been doing more affiliate marketing and lead generation for the insurance industry.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Nov 2019

35 min 7 sec

Hello Hustlers, welcome back to the podcast. Today, I am joined by Brittany Finkle, Founder & CEO of an eCommerce startup called Happily Ever Borrowed, a luxury eCommerce site offering rentable bridal accessories so couples don’t have to go broke for their dream wedding. It started off as a side hustle but has now grown enough for her to quit her high paying full-time job as an executive in the top fashion firms in the world. So far, her company has rented to over 2,000 brides and counting - and recently, she launched & designed her own collection of veils, jewelry & headpieces. A little bit of backstory on Brittany, before she started her business, she worked with multiple luxury brands like Saks Fifth Avenue, Ralph Lauren, Hermès (air mess) and Chanel. She definitely has a ton of experience in the high fashion industry so hopefully, we get to learn a thing or two from Brittany in this episode. Stay tuned if you want to find out more.For more episodes like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast. Let me know what you think about this episode at hustlr.com/feedback.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Nov 2019

30 min 17 sec

Hello hustlers, it's that time of the week again. Today I have Ryan Collett, CEO & Founder of Jasper Organics - a CBD oil brand in the United States. He previously built and sold another CBD oil brand - which was largely attributed to very successful influencer marketing but that does not work anymore due to competition. Learn how he started and adapts his business development strategies in Jasper Organics in this episode. Key Learnings:- Keep learning and experimenting with new things- Be aggressive and reinvest your profits when it's a new business- Delayed gratification > Immediate profits- Online events as a marketing channelInterested in the product? Check out Jasper Organics website at https://www.jasperorganics.com. For more episodes like this - visit https://www.hustlr.com/podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Nov 2019

48 min 57 sec

On today’s episode of the HUSTLR’s podcast, I have Antti Alatalo joining us. Antti is the co-founder of Cashcow Ltd, an affiliate marketing company. Their main moneymaker is a website focused on lead generation for the European Gaming/Casino industry called Casino-Professor.com. The company was started only 2 years ago. In the first month they started the business, they made 0 dollars, the second month they made about 100 euros and on the third month - they made 10k Euros in affiliate marketing revenue. Fast forward two years later, they now have a team of 15 employees and their revenue is consistently over six figures euros every, single month.Like this episode? Make sure you hit the subscribe button. For more episodes like this, check out https://www.hustlr.com/podcastSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Nov 2019

34 min 39 sec

Welcome back hustlers, today - we have Gene Caballero on the show. He grew up living in South America and Middle Tennessee. He has an MBA in Finance and worked as a corporate sales coach for Dell before co-founding GreenPal - a gig economy startup very much like Uber and Lyft with a focus on lawn care. GreenPal started off as a side hustle and he’s been working on it while maintaining a full-time job as a sales coach for 5 years. In 2018, GreenPal has an annual revenue of $15m USD and projected to close at $30m USD in 2019. Key Learnings- Don't take money if you don't have to.- Don't have money? Put in your sweat and hustle hard for your first customers.- Don't leave things to luck, make your own luck. Work your ass off.For more episodes like this, check out the HUSTLR podcast website.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Oct 2019

27 min 34 sec

On today's episode, I have Wednesday & Sky from Two People Studio joining me. These two motion designer love birds are also business partners. Coming from full-time backgrounds, they decided they wanted to run the show and express their creativity in their own terms.The company was incorporated in 2015 by both of them, wanting to express their passion for design and everything that's fun. From the conversation we had, it sounds like they didn't expect their company to grow bigger (hence the name Two People Studio - they now have a team helping them out). Their mission is to create a healthy community of motion designers that help each other out, promote professionalism in the industry and pool resources to achieve bigger, better things.I must say this was an interesting episode about the state of the motion design and animation industry in negaraku Malaysia.Check out their website at https://www.twopeoplestudio.net/.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Oct 2019

41 min 42 sec

On today’s episode of the HUSTLR podcast, I am joined by Ryan Sprance - Founder & CEO of Kaihatsu Media - A digital marketing agency that specializes in developing your brand, presence and reputation online. They are a full-service digital marketing agency focused on developing brand awareness and sales growth through social media, optimizing digital marketing spend and developing influencer marketing programs. Before we begin, I’d like to share a bit of a backstory for Ryan, Ryan worked full-time jobs until May 2018, where he got fired for running his own Digital Marketing Agency as a side hustle. After that, he doubled down on the business and in a few short months - he grew his agency’s recurring revenue by 7x to $70k per month, becoming an A-player in the industry. In 2019, Kaihatsu Media is on track to do about $800,000 in sales this year. Another interesting fact, Ryan is also an associate producer for an Amazon Prime TV show - The Social Movement. Stick around to the end of the episode if you want to know more about Ryan’s backstory and journey from being a struggling agency owner to bringing in $70k per month in 15 months.Key LearningsImproving yourself constantly as an entrepreneur and where to find help (spoiler - coaching)Getting customers by being really good at what you doManaging the culture in a remote teamGetting your first clients as an agencyFiring shitty clients that don't fit your company's strategyLinks mentionedthestylishman.commonday.comkaihatsumedia.comRyan's Instagram: @ryan_spranceLet me know what you think about the episode at https://www.hustlr.com/feedbackSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Oct 2019

49 min 1 sec

On today's episode, I have Shirag Shemmassian from Shemmassian Academic Consulting with me on the show. He's a super geek hustler that has helped thousands of students get into the top medical & law schools in the United States. Shirag is a super cool guy. He was running his business for a long time, while working as a psychology researcher. Also, did I mention he has a PhD in psychology? He built his business through blogging and search engine optimization, by accident! Find out more about how he grew his business through blogging and gaining diehard referrals from being awesome at what you do.Key Learnings- First be GREAT at what you do- Invest in know how first before jumping into any business- Pricing your products based on value provided, nothing else.Link and stuff mentioned- Shemmassian Academic ConsultingSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Oct 2019

45 min 9 sec

Dan Chan Billionaire's Magician brings us insights from his career as a marketer, magician, and entrepreneur in this episode. It's a fun episode because we don't usually get to hear magicians talk about their career or profession. This episode offers a wealth of advice on finding your passion and improving ourselves as a hustler so that you can make money doing what you really love. You can learn more about him on Dan's website.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Oct 2019

1 hr 7 min

On today’s episode of the HUSTLR Podcast, I am joined by Ryan Helms, the co-founder of Legacy Podcasting - a full service agency specializing in podcasting. He also runs a community website at GritandHustle.co and a podcast called Hustle To Freedom.Ryan is a new entrant into the world of entrepreneurship after quitting his 6-figure day job in the corporate world in August 2019. Here are some quick facts about him, he paid off $200k in debt within 27 months, he has a 6-figure side hustle that has turned into a business, he just quit the job that paid him 6-figures. In this episode, we’ll dive into how he paid off the huge amounts of debt in such a short period of time through his side hustle.Stuff Mentioned In This Episode : 21 Day Podcast Launch - https://www.podcastlaunchchallenge.com/21-day-launchPsycho Cybernetics Book - https://amzn.to/2nJdQMTTraffic and Funnels - https://trafficandfunnels.comHustle To Freedom Podcast - https://www.gritandhustle.coLegacy Podcasting (The Content Marketing Agency) - https://www.legacypodcasting.comSupport the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Sep 2019

58 min 39 sec

In this episode, I am honored to have Ben Sim on the show. He is an accomplished copywriter who now works full time as a Senior Sales Copywriter for Mindvalley and runs his own workshops and seminars.Ben had studied to become a lawyer, but quickly realized that’s not a line he wanted to pursue as a career. His true passion was teaching English, and he had always wanted to become an English teacher when he was young.Shortly after completing his studies, Ben discovered the possibility of making a living from online marketing via Tai Lopez, and decided to dive deeper into copywriting since he’s always had an affinity with the English language.We discussed familial pressures, finding your true calling in life, and Ben’s day to day as a copywriter. Ben also runs his own side hustle of conducting live workshops on copywriting, and actually generates most of his leads organically via Facebook Groups.For any aspiring copywriters out there, Ben also shares exactly how he got started, and also gives some value bombs for those that plan to pursue online marketing.Find out more about Ben on his LinkedIn profile here :https://www.linkedin.com/in/ben-sim/For more inspirational interviews like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Sep 2019

36 min 32 sec

In this episode, I am honored to have Aiman Azlan on the show. We talked about familial pressures, self-limiting beliefs that negatively impact your career and the psychology behind the fear of failing. To say the least, Aiman has an unorthodox career path. He's never worked a 9 to 5 even though he is extremely well educated. Aiman is currently running a youth mentor business, he publishes YouTube content and podcast episodes consistently and has published multiple books in the past few years. Recently, he has published multiple online courses. Find out more about his work on his website - aimanazlan.com.For more inspirational interviews like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Sep 2019

56 min 34 sec

In this episode, I had the pleasure of having Anne Tham, Founder & Managing Director of Ace EdVenture Group. This down to earth woman is one heck of a visionary (an understatement) that has taken her passion for educating the next generation to the next level. Coming from humble beginnings, Anne currently runs two full-fledged private schools and a tuition center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Find out how she disrupted education with super unorthodox teaching methods (again, an understatement) and how she grew her education company from having only ten or so students to the tens of thousands she's impacted today.Find out more about her schools, Dwi Emas and Sri Emas by clicking on these links.For more inspirational podcast episodes like this, check out The HUSTLR Podcast page.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Sep 2019

45 min 47 sec

I had the pleasure of hosting Laura on the show for this episode. She's a real hustler. When she decided that teaching wasn't what she wanted to do - she just took the leap into freelance writing. A few years down the line, she now manages a team of multiple writers and virtual assistants. She talks about the perks and habits that she's developed from working remotely and has relocated multiple times across the United States (her husband is an officer in the U.S. Army). She is currently dedicated to helping freelance writers succeed in their careers with her coaching courses at BetterBizAcademy.com and her newly launched book published alongside Entrepreneur Media. For more hustler stories, check out the other episodes on the HUSTLR podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Aug 2019

29 min 11 sec

This episode is perfect mompreneurs. I interviewed Kelly Tan on this episode. She's a young mama hustler and mompreneur that has gone through some really rough times during her earlier days. However, that did not stop her from achieving what she wanted. Listen to this episode for her story and journey!Listen to more hustler stories at The HUSTLR Podcast page.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Aug 2019

31 min 4 sec

In this episode, I'm delighted to be interviewing Zoe Chew. Zoe is a supergirl who has a passion for creating. Many of her MVPs have been on the #1 spot on Product Hunt. She also has a passion for creating Electronic Dance Music and have a song listed on Beatport - wow! She is currently working freelance as a product and community management consultant for several US-based startups.Check out her work on her website.For more hustler stories, check out The HUSTLR Podcast.Support the show (https://www.hustlr.com/podcast)

Aug 2019

38 min 15 sec