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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

#2164 - Q&A: “How to stand out with an end-of-year sale?”

12/4/2022
Today’s caller has a retail business that is not typically dependent on holiday sales, but he wants to juice the numbers a bit. How can you increase end-of-year sales in a non-holiday business? 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:00:06:02

#2163 - Q&A: “Is making money from surveys still a thing?”

12/3/2022
A number of apps, websites, and platforms promise that you can earn a few hundred dollars a month in exchange for your opinion. Is this legit? 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:00:06:04

#2162 - Failure Friday: “My maple syrup was stolen by a Canadian cartel…”

12/2/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a maple syrup reseller (this is a thing) whose inventory was stolen by a Canadian cartel (this is not a joke). How does he handle this sticky crisis?? 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:00:07:38

#2161 - TBT: “I became the ambassador for a kickbike company…”

12/1/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a Florida enthusiast who becomes America’s leading ambassador of kickbikes, a European mode of transport and adventure. 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:00:08:35

#2160 - Q&A: “I want to get paid to lobby for causes I believe in…”

11/30/2022
Today’s listener is an aspiring political lobbyist—but this isn’t Job School, it’s Side Hustle School! Can she do part-time lobbying for passive income as a business instead of a career? 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:00:05:42

#2159 - Q&A: “When’s the best time to start a seasonal business?”

11/29/2022
If you’re not trying to be Jeff Bezos selling Christmas trees (his original business), you still might want a business that only operates one part of the year. In that situation, when is the best time to start ramping 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:...

Duration:00:05:04

#2158 - First $1,000: “From TaskRabbit to $4,000/month…”

11/28/2022
In this week’s First $1,000 segment, we hear from a handyman who builds his part-time business to $4,000/month on TaskRabbit, and then goes off-app to avoid platform fees. 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:00:06:33

#2157 - Q&A: “I’m ready for more passive income…”

11/27/2022
Our listener is earning more than $50,000/year from three side projects. Whoo hoo! Still, he wants more of this income to be passive, because he’s doing a lot of work for it. How can he go to the next level? 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:00:06:02

#2156 - Q&A: "Every time I start to make progress, I hold back..."

11/26/2022
A listener has a question about self-sabotage: whenever they find themselves moving forward, they end up backing away. What can be done in this situation? 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:00:06:25

#2155 - Failure Friday: “I never should have borrowed money to invest…”

11/25/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from a listener who borrowed money from a friend for an investment in a cryptocurrency project. Need we say more? 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:00:06:47

#2154 - Give Thanks and Eat Pie: Special Thanksgiving Episode

11/24/2022
In this special episode recorded in South Africa, Chris reflects on 5+ years of Side Hustle School and encourages listeners to eat more pie. 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:00:05:19

#2153 - Q&A: “How to profit from cover songs on Apple Music?”

11/23/2022
If you’re familiar with any of the major streaming platforms, you might be aware that there are cover versions of lots of popular songs. How does this work in the business sense? 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:00:07:08

#2152 - Q&A: “I want to make an asexual dating app…”

11/22/2022
Today’s caller has an idea to start her own app for people who identify as asexual (where you don’t feel much sexual attraction to anyone). What’s the best path forward? 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:00:06:48

#2151 - First $1,000: “I made a floor to ceiling chain of bananas…”

11/21/2022
In this week’s First $1,000 segment, we hear from a Texas event planner who earns at least $2,000/month on the side. One early event featured a creative display of hundreds of bananas. 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:00:06:38

#2150 - Q&A: “How can I make money with Zoom calls?”

11/20/2022
Today’s listener wonders: how can the average person capitalize on the fact that so many people are much more comfortable with video calls these days? 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

#2149 - Q&A: “I’m a professional speed skater … how can I fundraise?”

11/19/2022
An athletic listener from Minnesota seeks advice on starting a fundraising campaign. Will he need to improve his social media for more people to notice? 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:00:06:36

#2148 - Failure Friday: “I invested in a franchise and now I feel stuck…”

11/18/2022
In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from an investor who buys into a national franchise—then realizes he’s essentially bought himself a job. 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:00:06:30

#2147 - TBT: “Amazon Merch” Seller Moves 7,000 T-Shirts (& more!)

11/17/2022
In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from a livestreamer who uses Amazon Merch on Demand to sell t-shirts and other personalized items. She’s sold more than 7,000 so far! 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:00:09:16

#2146 - Q&A: “Are there any alternatives to Patreon?”

11/16/2022
An independent musician is looking for “something like Patreon but different.” What are her options? 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:00:06:01

#2145 - Q&A: “How can I become a personal finance influencer?”

11/15/2022
Today’s caller wants to enter the world of personal finance experts and influencers. As she notes, she’s not the only one! So if you want to break in—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:...

Duration:00:07:27