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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.

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

#1726 - Q&A: Is it still a good idea to sell Merch by Amazon?

9/22/2021
Two years ago, one of our listeners made $30,000 selling t-shirts on Amazon without stocking any inventory. Opportunities come and go, however, and today’s caller is wondering if the Merch by Amazon program is still viable. 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...

Duration:00:06:12

#1725 - “Big Dinosaur Podcast” Generates Dino-mite Profits

9/21/2021
A dinosaur loving couple starts a podcast about their favorite ancient reptiles, hosting more than 350 episodes and now bringing in a full-time income. 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...

Duration:00:08:42

#1724 - Q&A: Can I use OnlyFans for PG-rated content?

9/20/2021
Today’s caller wants to recruit supporters on OnlyFans, but she doesn’t provide “adult” services. Is it possible to use this platform for PG-related patronage? 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...

Duration:00:06:23

#1723 - Utah Dad Makes a Splash with Paddleboard Rentals

9/19/2021
Pandemic demand for outdoor activities helped this seasonal side hustle—but what really allowed it to thrive was the owner’s use of Google Maps. 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,...

Duration:00:08:40

#1722 - Q&A: Can I sell travel insurance packages as an affiliate?

9/18/2021
The airlines make millions of dollars pushing useless travel insurance policies. How can you get in on the racket?? 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...

Duration:00:06:52

#1721 - Failure Friday: “A bad hire will set you back six months…”

9/17/2021
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the founder of a consulting training firm. As his business grew, he went against his intuition and hired an overseas virtual assistant. Unfortunately, this new employee created more problems than they solved. 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...

Duration:00:07:06

#1720 - TBT: Local Comic Book Store Expands to National Subscription Box

9/16/2021
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the Sacramento-based co-owner of Comic Crate, a monthly comic book subscription box service. 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...

Duration:00:08:23

#1719 - Q&A: Our listener won a contest to live in Airbnbs for a year!

9/15/2021
Amazing story: one of our listeners in the UK won a contest (with 315,000 entrants) to live anywhere with Airbnb for a whole year. Awesome, right? He’s now wondering how to maximize the publicity his family is getting. 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...

Duration:00:07:00

#1718 - The $30,000/Month Women’s Fitness Website

9/14/2021
When a mom of two wants to avoid returning to full time employment, she starts freelance writing. An assignment for a women’s fitness website leads to much more when she adapts their model for herself. 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...

Duration:00:09:00

#1717 - Q&A: “I want to write the German immigrant's guide to the U.S…”

9/13/2021
A listener from Germany immigrated to the U.S. several years ago. He found the legal process to be confusing, and now wants to help guide other German-speakers through the 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...

Duration:00:07:39

#1716 - Houseplant Biz Blossoms for Hong Kong Transplant

9/12/2021
A Washington, D.C. resident originally from Hong Kong uses Facebook Marketplace to cultivate a $4,000/month houseplant hustle, all based on the Chinese principles of Feng Shui. 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...

Duration:00:07:29

#1715 - Q&A: Reselling for others: should I charge a flat fee or percentage?

9/11/2021
A listener and her teenager have been getting off to a good start selling on Facebook Marketplace. They now have the chance to sell for others, and are wondering about some best practices. 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...

Duration:00:06:02

#1714 - Failure Friday: Dating Profile Ghostwriter Struggles to Launch App

9/10/2021
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Meredith Golden, the founder of an app that provides transparency and truth in dating. 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....

Duration:00:09:25

#1713 - TBT: Wine Tour Business Pivots During Pandemic

9/9/2021
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the owner of Heathen Wines. After hosting tours all over Europe, he changed his business model during the pandemic to offer virtual tours and sell private label wine. 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...

Duration:00:07:26

#1712 - Q&A: Is there a way to trade plane tickets for profit?

9/8/2021
Today’s listener has a creative idea, but also some sky-high problems to solve. Is it possible to trade unused plane tickets between passengers with different names? 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...

Duration:00:07:01

#1711 - P.E. Teacher Livestreams Lessons to 50,000 Students

9/7/2021
When her school district goes remote, this P.E. Teacher (and former pro volleyball player!) begins teaching daily on YouTube. Within two months, she starts a new business and quits her job to go all-in. 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...

Duration:00:08:29

#1710 - Q&A: “I’d like to be a financial advisor for Gen Z…”

9/6/2021
This Gen Z listener wants to become a financial advisor for her generation. How can she build her authority and platform? 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...

Duration:00:05:48

#1709 - No Code, No Problem: Easy-to-Build Apps for Everyone

9/5/2021
While waiting in line at a food truck, this Miami man discovers a way to build professional looking apps without learning how to code. He now earns a substantial side income building them for 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...

Duration:00:08:23

#1708 - Q&A: What are the ethics of paid referrals to therapists?

9/4/2021
A listener with a YouTube channel about quitting smoking wants to earn commissions by referring viewers to therapists. What are the ethical and practical concerns of this idea? 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...

Duration:00:06:14

#1707 - Failure Friday: “Hundreds of people were shut out of my webinar…”

9/3/2021
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a boudoir photographer who diligently planned for her first webinar with 400 excited attendees—but the platform could only handle 50 of them. 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...

Duration:00:09:25