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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

#1968 - Q&A: “I’m trying to sell tickets to a Mexican version of Bingo…”

5/22/2022
A caller from Mexico City is starting a Lotería, a Mexican version of Bingo. How can she get people to buy tickets? 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:00:06:19

#1967 - Q&A: "I got a nasty email from my competitor..."

5/21/2022
This listener just heard from their competition—and the competition isn’t happy. How should they respond? 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:00:05:51

#1966 - Failure Friday: “80% of our customers never returned…”

5/20/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the founder of Plate Crate, a baseball-themed subscription service. Business was going great–but when he decided to upgrade the website, the count quickly went against him. 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:00:07:41

#1965 - TBT: Adventurous Kitchen Tool Set Goes Global

5/19/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the founder of QD Foodie, a kitchen tool collection that makes cooking fun. Her products are now sold in houseware stores across the U.S. and direct to customers worldwide. 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:00:08:17

#1964 - Q&A: “Why do people buy courses when YouTube is free?”

5/18/2022
If knowledge is free, why does anyone pay for 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: @chrisguillebeau Connect on Instagram: @193countries Visit Chris's main site:...

Duration:00:07:05

#1963 - Head-to-Toe Holistic Skincare Biz Shows Moxie

5/17/2022
With startup costs of $150 from a tax refund, this single mom teaches the science of healthy skin with simple, small batch skincare products. 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:00:06:59

#1962 - First $1,000: Bulldog Blogger Builds Bow-Wow Biz

5/16/2022
In this week’s First $1,000 segment, we hear from the creator of FrenchieJourney.com, a boisterous blog and bedazzling resource for fans of French bulldogs. 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:00:09:04

#1961 - Q&A: “What are the most profitable niches for teaching?”

5/15/2022
Some topics or niches are much more profitable than others. Today’s caller is wondering if we can cut to the chase and just give him a list. Fair enough! 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:00:05:47

#1960 - Q&A: “How can I get YouTube’s algorithm to like me??”

5/14/2022
Today’s caller is making a YouTube series, but not getting the traction he’d like. Is there anything he can do to have his videos seen by more people? 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:00:06:31

#1959 - Failure Friday: “Switchasaurus” Card Game Almost Goes Extinct

5/13/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from the inventor of “Switchasaurus,” a dinosaur card game. When his first supplier under delivers, he tries to evolve. 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:00:09:08

#1958 - TBT: Boise Woodworking Team Upgrades Toolkit

5/12/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from an Idaho woodworker. As more people have moved to the area, his business has taken off. 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:00:08:11

#1957 - Q&A: “I have a tricky ethical situation with my day job…”

5/11/2022
What happens when your day job brings you a lead for your side hustle? This caller faces an ethical dilemma, as well as a practical one. 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:00:06:04

#1956 - College Student Turned Fashion Influencer Earns $140,000

5/10/2022
Fascinated by the influencer life, a university student creates a fashion blog that earns real money, thanks to SEO and Pinterest. 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:00:08:04

#1955 - First $1,000: Digital Art Reaches Physical Homes Worldwide

5/9/2022
In this week’s First $1,000 segment, we hear from the co-founders of Wandercolors. Together, they produce digital art of iconic travel destinations. 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:00:06:57

#1954 - Q&A: “I’m giving lots of consultations, but making few sales…”

5/8/2022
Today’s listener is experiencing lots of demand for the free version of her coaching offer, but not the paid one. Let’s see if we can help her! 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. Side Hustle School features a new episode EVERY DAY, featuring detailed case studies of people who earn extra money...

Duration:00:06:55

#1953 - Q&A: “I think my client ghosted me…”

5/7/2022
We’ve all been there—ghosted by someone we liked. In this case, a designer nearly lands the perfect client, but then the client goes AWOL. What can we learn from the experience? 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:00:05:52

#1952 - Failure Friday: “I naively thought the influencers would bring sales…”

5/6/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from an Australian who owns an ecommerce business offering mindful toys and gifts. Following a rebrand, she pays Instagram influencers to create interest—but mostly they just took her 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:...

Duration:00:06:41

#1951 - TBT: “Mozart for Munchkins” Gives Encore Performance

5/5/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the founder of Mozart for Munchkins. The group produces concerts and musical experiences for children of all ages in New York City. 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:00:08:22

#1950 - Q&A: “Can you really just right-click and save an NFT?!”

5/4/2022
Today’s caller wants to know: can you really right-click and save someone else’s NFT to your computer? And if you can, can you then sell it yourself? (I love the thinking here!) 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:00:06:57

#1949 - Travel Membership Program Earns $300,000/Year

5/3/2022
This travel writer found the ticket to a thriving membership site, helping families book airfare for less. Wheels up! 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:00:08:17