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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

#1853 - TBT: “Not Your Mother’s Resumé” Service Doubles Business

1/27/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Chelsea Opare-Addo, founder of Not Your Mother’s Resumé. This tech recruiter has doubled her side income since we first told her story! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email:...

Duration:00:06:28

#1852 - Q&A: Should I buy a McDonald’s franchise?

1/26/2022
Should you buy into an existing franchise? That’s what our caller is wondering about—they’re looking at investing in a Subway or McDonalds. Is this a $5 foot-long idea? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:05:01

#1851 - Conservation Scientist Designs & Sells Nonbinary Stickers

1/25/2022
Founded by a conservation scientist on a whim, “Nonbeenary Designs” offers amusing and affirming stickers that recognize the nonbinary world. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect...

Duration:00:06:29

#1850 - First $1,000: “I succeeded by following contradictory advice…”

1/24/2022
In this week’s “First $1,000” segment, we hear from the seller of Pretty Old Books. What started as an idea to sell vintage book sets on Etsy turned into an entirely different business model. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be...

Duration:00:09:38

#1849 - Q&A: Should I sell this valuable domain name?

1/23/2022
If you’re like me, you have way too many domains you’ve registered but never put to use. *Unlike* me, however, this listener has a highly valuable one on their hands. Should they cash out to the highest bidder or hold out for a better offer? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:04:26

#1848 - Q&A: “Square refunded my customer's payment!”

1/22/2022
One of our listeners recently encountered a negative situation with their new tour guide business: they got a chargeback! How can they appeal and get back their money? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:05:58

#1847 - Failure Friday: “If I could do it over again, I’m not sure I would…”

1/21/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the founder of a business that transports bicycles to adventure sport locations in Central America. After spending $40,000 to get going, he learned it was harder than he thought! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:08:34

#1846 - TBT: Aussie Dental Blog Turns Brushheads

1/20/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the co-founder of Australia’s leading dental blog. Brace yourself! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:08:29

#1845 - Q&A: How do songs get licensed for background music?

1/19/2022
An independent musician seeks advice on skipping out on Spotify. Royalties for most artists are dismal on streaming services—is corporate licensing for background music a better option? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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...

Duration:00:05:13

#1844 - Nurse Quits Job for Six-Figure Parenting Blog

1/18/2022
She was known as the pregnancy nurse—and she did so well talking to parents that she quit her job to run a popular parenting blog. It brings in multiple six figures a year! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:07:20

#1843 - First $1,000: “Beekeeping is forced zen: be present or get stung!”

1/17/2022
In this week’s “First $1,000” segment, we hear from Frank Mortimer, the self-described “Bee Man of New Jersey.” In his initial foray into selling honey at a farmers market, he learned several critical lessons. Among others: don’t forget the tasting spoons! Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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...

Duration:00:08:35

#1842 - Q&A: Should I hire a designer or do it myself?

1/16/2022
When should you hire a designer and when should you “just get it done” on your own? In this listener’s case, she’s really not sure—let’s see if we can help her make the decision. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show:...

Duration:00:06:43

#1841 - Q&A: “The Super Mario Bros. civil war reenactment…”

1/15/2022
Today’s caller has an idea to remix a historical event for a new generation. Forget about civil war reenactments—they want to create a reenactment of classic video game battles! 🍄 Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:05:12

#1840 - Failure Friday: “We spent countless hours making videos no one watched…”

1/14/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the co-founder of Master ABA, a site that helps families and professionals help children with autism. The two founders spent a great deal of time developing a membership that wasn’t compelling to their audience, before realizing their mistake and regrouping. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided...

Duration:00:08:21

#1839 - TBT: Prize Fighter Leaves Ring for Soulful CBD Sales

1/13/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from Mike Lee, the co-founder of Soul CBD. After a successful boxing career, Mike hung up his gloves to enter the small business arena. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:08:21

#1838 - Q&A: “An old-school magazine about old-school businesses…”

1/12/2022
This caller wants to start a print publication—nothing digital! What’s the business model of this potential business magazine? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:05:11

#1837 - Lifelong Toy Car Fan Becomes Mega Dealer

1/11/2022
A chance encounter at a funeral leads to a second act reselling vintage toy cars. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money without quitting their job. This year, the show includes free guided lessons and listener Q&A several days each week. Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com Email: team@sidehustleschool.com Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram:...

Duration:00:08:38

#1836 - First $1,000: “I had to spend $20,000 to make $1,000…”

1/10/2022
In this week’s “First $1,000” segment, we hear from the creator of Metaphor Dice, the writing tool that plays like a game and helps you think more figuratively. How did he make his first $1,000, and what did he learn? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:07:41

#1835 - Q&A: What if a company hires you and doesn’t pay up??

1/9/2022
After a friend had a negative experience working for a company that didn’t pay up, our caller wants to make sure this doesn’t happen to him. What can he do to be proactive about invoicing and collecting payment? Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people 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:00:05:51

#1834 - Q&A: Should I stick to my plan or accept other offers?

1/8/2022
When you have a particular business model in mind but people want to pay you for something else—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...

Duration:00:05:46