Side Hustle School

Panoply

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.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Panoply

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

#2227 - Q&A: “Conflict with my partner over my side hustle…”

2/5/2023
Let’s have some real talk today: a side hustling caller is having a problem with her side hustle: her partner doesn’t like it. :( Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter:...

Duration:00:06:54

#2226 - Q&A: “Is it better to have prices end in the number 9?”

2/4/2023
One of our callers has noticed that lots of stuff for sale ends in the number 9. Is this some scientifically proven marketing principle, or is it entirely random? You might be surprised by the answer! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email:...

Duration:00:06:23

#2225 - Failure Friday: “The scavenger hunt turned into a rainstorm…”

2/3/2023
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the aspirational owner of a scavenger hunt side hustle. On a big day for a major client, everything goes wrong. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:07:31

#2224 - TBT: Career Advisor Sells Resume Templates

2/2/2023
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a career advisor who sells resume (CV) templates and coaching. The business now brings in at least $4,000/month. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be...

Duration:00:06:46

#2223 - Q&A: “Side hustle opportunities for introverts…”

2/1/2023
If you don’t like selling, or just talking to people all the time—I’m in that club!—what do you do? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on...

Duration:00:07:11

#2222 - Q&A: “I want to make and sell a pickleball paddle…”

1/31/2023
Did you know that pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the world? In this episode, a listener from Arizona wonders about making and selling his own paddle. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:06:58

#2221 - First $1,000: “I get paid to take stock photos for licensing…”

1/30/2023
In this week’s First $1,000 segment, we hear from a photographer who learns to take photos for stock image sites, earning a royalty every time one is licensed. Pretty cool! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:06:59

#2220 - Q&A: “Can't find the time to grow my business!”

1/29/2023
We often identify a lack of time as the primary obstacle to starting or growing a side hustle. Often, however, there’s a deeper problem behind the time struggle. Where’s the real resistance? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on...

Duration:00:07:35

#2219 - Q&A: “A subscription to manage other subscriptions…”

1/28/2023
How many paid subscriptions do you have right now? I’m embarrassed to say I don’t know the answer for myself. Today, a caller wants to develop a tool to help people save money on their recurring subscriptions. I love this idea! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com...

Duration:00:07:27

#2218 - Failure Friday: “I held a sock puppet show while processing transactions…”

1/27/2023
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a sock seller who eagerly sets up at a trade show, only to realize his credit card processing equipment isn’t working. Oh no! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:07:11

#2217 - TBT: “I put in long hours and worked hard to deliver quality work…”

1/26/2023
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a web developer who goes from corporate to self-employed, hunting down clients on online job boards like Upwork. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be...

Duration:00:06:22

#2216 - Q&A: "Ebay selling feels less personal now..."

1/25/2023
Longtime listeners know that I got my start in the world of entrepreneurship when I was 19 and learned to sell on eBay. Today, a caller wonders: “Has eBay changed? It feels less personal.” Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on...

Duration:00:07:52

#2215 - Q&A: “How to create ‘transformational’ online courses?”

1/24/2023
What’s the latest in online education? That’s what one of our listeners who’s also a course creator wants to know. I’ll focus my answer on “transformation,” an increasingly important concept for anyone who wants to offer any type of online course to be aware of. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week....

Duration:00:06:25

#2214 - First $1,000: “I earn £2,500 per month leading London walking tours…”

1/23/2023
In this week’s First $1,000 segment, we hear from a walking tour guide in London. He leads tours only on weekends and brings in an extra £2,500 ($3,000) per month. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:07:13

#2213 - Q&A: “Can I sell a calendar sometime other than January?”

1/22/2023
Some business ideas are better suited for certain seasons—as we heard recently from a caller who referenced an episode about letters from Santa. This leads to a challenge for today’s caller, who has a brilliant idea … at an inopportune time. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes:...

Duration:00:05:48

#2212 - Q&A: “Is there a summer camp for side hustlers?”

1/21/2023
Today’s caller has an idea for adult summer camp with a side hustle focus. One of the reasons we have this segment is to look at different business ideas and consider how feasible they might be. So—is this an awesome idea, a terrible one, or somewhere in between? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each...

Duration:00:06:15

#2211 - Failure Friday: “The client was shocked by the amount of taxes they owed…”

1/20/2023
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a new bookkeeper who makes a big mistake: she overstates the income on a client’s return. Yikes! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions...

Duration:00:06:25

#2210 - TBT: “Expanding my product line paid off in a big way…”

1/19/2023
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a seller of planners and journals. After expanding her product line and listening to customers, the business is thriving. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email:...

Duration:00:07:01

#2209 - Q&A: “Can I deduct clothes and haircuts on my taxes?”

1/18/2023
If you have a side hustle or even if you’re starting one and it doesn’t have revenue yet, you might be able to save a lot of money on your tax deductions. Listen to this caller’s question! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on...

Duration:00:05:45

#2208 - Q&A: “Which online resources are worth paying for?”

1/17/2023
You could spend an unlimited amount of money on services and resources these days. What is essential—and what can you not worry about? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on...

Duration:00:06:37