Side Hustle School
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.
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#310 - 13-Year-Old Australian Creates Schoolyar...
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WEEKLY RECAP: If At First You Don't Succeed, Tr...
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#308 - ER Nurse Masters CrossFit and Becomes Nu...
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#307 - Construction Company Owner Creates Gig P...
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#306 - Coffee Lover Bets His Beans On Workplace...
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#305 - Florida Man Leads Scooter Tours After Wa...
9 min
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#304 - No Guts, No Gory: The Hollywood Mom & Po...
9 min
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#303 - Published Author Adds Income Source; Mak...
9 min
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Extended Cut: How to Market Your Book or Creati...
20 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: Who Is Your Ideal Customer?
13 min
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#301 - Oklahoman Spreads Light, Sells Candles, ...
8 min
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#300 - Program Manager Builds Conference Into 6...
8 min
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#299 - Teachers Join Forces To Launch Nerd Summ...
6 min
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#298 - Australian Uses Online Classified Ads to...
7 min
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#297 - Minnesotan Earns $70,000/Year Teaching W...
8 min
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#296 - Musician Turns Drum Lessons Into Six-Fig...
8 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: If Your Industry Changes, How Ca...
14 min
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#294 - German Agency Helps Designers Work Less,...
8 min
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#293 - Travel Blogger Gets Paid via Pinterest a...
8 min
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#292 - Artist Turns Daily Commute Into $5,000/M...
7 min
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#291 - Oregon Woman Gets Paid to Clean Animal S...
6 min
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CHECKING IN: Have you registered your book? New...
3 min
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#290 - Sneaker Fan Flips Shoes For $1,000 A Month
6 min
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#289 - Marketer Creates Six-Figure Subscription...
8 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: What’s the Best Platform to Sell On?
In our forty-first weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A and updates from the road!
16 min
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#287 - Couple Turn Unwanted Furniture Into $1,0...
A couple in Ottawa learn to “upcycle” unused furniture, working extra hours whenever they want and getting paid for something they’d do for free.
5 min
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#286 - Young Analyst Turns College Debt Into $1...
5 min
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#285 - Museum Educator Improvises From Day Job ...
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#284 - “Dessert Goals” Team Creates Sweet Success
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#283 - Designer Turns Bad Parking Into $25,000 ...
6 min
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#282 - Corporate Employee Makes $350,000 Sellin...
9 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: What If My Idea Is Already Taken?
12 min
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#280 - Boring Desk Job Leads to $14,000/month C...
5 min
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#279 - Farm Certification Specialist Turns Pott...
7 min
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#278 - Snapchat Filters for Weddings Lead To $1...
7 min
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#277 - Marketing Pro Earns Money Teaching Peopl...
9 min
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#276 - University Lecturer Earns $2,000/Month W...
8 min
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#275 - 16-Year-Old Earns $10,000+ Selling Watches
7 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: Author Visits 100 Cities; Records...
In our thirty-ninth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A and updates from the road!
12 min
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#273 - Friends Team Up To Create Student Care P...
Two college friends create StudyBox, a care package for all those late-night cram session needs.
6 min
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#272 - PR Consultant Launches California Restau...
6 min
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#271 - Writing Duo Makes a Vow To Improve Weddi...
7 min
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#270 - Spanish Language Learner Earns $350,000 ...
8 min
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#269 - Computer Teacher Turns $2 of PVC Plastic...
8 min
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#268 - Woman Sells Hair Grips to Orthodox Jews ...
7 min
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EXTENDED CUT: How to Get a Book Deal & Write a ...
If you want to write—and sell—a book, there’s a process you need to follow. This extended episode will help you get started!
21 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: From Idea to Income in 27 Days
In our thirty-eighth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: THE SIDE HUSTLE BOOK IS OUT!
13 min
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#266 - Boyfriend’s Sloppy Penmanship Turns Into...
He wanted to impress his new girlfriend’s family, but he couldn’t write a letter to save his life—so he started a handwriting side hustle instead.
6 min
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#265 - Consultant Spends $200 on Advertising; C...
7 min
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#264 - Father-Daughter Duo Sells Handmade Looms...
7 min
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CHECKING IN: A New Side Hustle Adventure Begins
2 min
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#263 - Rogue Financial Analyst Earns $34,000 fr...
8 min
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#262 - Friends Team Up to Sell Colorful Hammocks
6 min
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#261 - Former NFL Player Sells Ice Shakers for ...
5 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: Before Beginning, Prepare Carefully
In our thirty-seventh weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: two days until the book comes out!
11 min
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#259 - $8 Start Up Costs Lead to $400,000 in An...
A longtime side hustler finds a way to get paid—a lot—for improving people’s online reputations.
7 min
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#258 - Every Dog Has Its Side Hustling Day
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#257 - Outdoorsman Creates “Boat in a Backpack”
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#256 - Foodie Friends Blog Their Way to Free St...
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#255 - Lawyer Creates Online Course for Mothers...
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#254 - Getting Investors Amped Just Takes a Lit...
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WEEKLY RECAP: Deadlines Are Your Friends
In our thirty-sixth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
13 min
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#252 - Managerial Accountant Earns $1,000/Month...
The road to riches may not be paved with poetry, but this Dubai accountant earns a healthy side income teaching workshops and producing performances.
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#251 - Brother-and-Sister Turn Dad’s Medical Pr...
5 min
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#250 - Soccer Fan Plays The Odds; Earns Affilia...
6 min
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#249 - Introvert Builds Networking Experience t...
4 min
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#248 - Protein Shake Lover Chomps Crickets For ...
7 min
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#247 - Target Store Manager Makes $45,000 Per M...
9 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: Work Hard for $1,000 or Receive $...
In our thirty-fifth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
14 min
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#245 - Man Sells $1,400 in Coffee to Neighbors ...
After teaching himself to roast coffee—nearly burning down his apartment in the process—a California man gets creative and uses a social network to grow his hustle.
6 min
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#244 - New Mother Gives Life To Self-Care Coach...
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#243 - Language Teacher Becomes Fluent In Passi...
6 min
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#242 - “Game Night in a Can” Makes $75,000 for ...
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#241 - Blogger Turns Leftover Cherries Into $5,...
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#240 - Tea Sommelier Turns Leaves Into Million-...
7 min
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EXTENDED CUT: How to Recover from a Side Hustle...
This special episode features a personal story from Chris, along with four tips for making the most of an unexpected crisis.
16 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: 48 Hustle Ideas to Get You Started
In our thirty-fourth weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
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#238 - Woman Uses Language Skills to Import Mor...
Knowledge of local culture—and an extended Moroccan family—help an IT manager set up a side business importing and selling jewelry.
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#237 - Woman on Food Stamps Earns $86,000 Teach...
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#236 - Police Officer Funnels Frustration Into ...
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BONUS: How are you doing? Let me know how SHS c...
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#235 - Man Earns $85,000 Promoting Mexican Avoc...
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#234 - Bedridden Marketing Director Pops Tags a...
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#233 - Fidget Spinner Cookie Sensation Leads to...
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WEEKLY RECAP: Pay Attention to the Ideas In You...
In our thirty-third weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
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#231 - Marketing Coordinator Realizes Lifelong ...
A new mother starts a magazine about bravery and vulnerability.
7 min
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#230 - Luxury Toothbrush Hustle Produces Polish...
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#229 - Bearded Man Grows $500 A Month Grooming ...
4 min
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#228 - Fashionista Starts Boutique After Gettin...
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#227 - Animal Lover Breeds Rabbits; Graduates C...
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#226 - Craft Beer Fan Becomes Digital Bouncer
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WEEKLY RECAP: Hungry Crossfitters, Monogrammed ...
In our thirty-second weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: more listener Q&A!
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#224 - German Family Makes Money from Memorable...
A German couple create a personalized jewelry shop taking the fleeting memories of childhood and turning them into gorgeous memories that last forever.
8 min
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#223 - Cat Lover Creates Cat-tivating Portrait ...
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#222 - Man Buys 100 Animal Skulls from Bali; Tu...
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#221 - TV Producer Sells Monogrammed Scarves; E...
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#220 - Man Consults for Crowdfunding Campaigns ...
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#219 - Hungry, Hungry Hustlers Earn $25,000/Mon...
8 min
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WEEKLY RECAP: Baseballs, Rocket Science, and Pe...
In our 31st weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: a listener asks about her dog’s Instagram account.
13 min
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#217 - Getting Charged Up: Man Creates One Adap...
Tired of a road warrior’s tangle of cables and plugs, a Hong-Kong-based entrepreneur makes chargers and adapters truly current.
6 min