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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#25: Pottery Barn Commissions Art From Independ...
How an independent photographer explored several different options for selling her art, and ended up creating a hustle that brings in a third of her total income.
6 min
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#24: Honeymoon In Nepal Becomes Fashion Accesso...
A multinational love affair turns into a global side hustle that raises money to invest in the community where their product is made.
6 min
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#23: Guitar Teacher Sells Lessons On Craigslist...
How a busy new father created a part-time hustle teaching guitar lessons and now earns $5,000-6,000 a month, working 20-25 hours a week.
7 min
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#22: 17-Year Old Canadian Makes $7,000 From a H...
How a high-school student started a holiday pop-up shop at a mall and made more than $7,000 in profit in a month.
7 min
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Weekly Recap #3: Why Some Hustles Are Better Th...
In this third weekly recap, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week of Side Hustle School, and you'll also learn why some side hustles are better than others.
14 min
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#20: Engineer Creates “Inertia Project” For Women
How a former engineer loses in Las Vegas and redesigns the trajectory of her life, creating an impressive hustle along the way.
7 min
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#19: Government Analyst Builds Six-Figure Resel...
How a government analyst goes from collecting Frequent Flyer miles to collecting money through a reselling side hustle creating a six-figure income!
5 min
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#18: College Student Generates 50m Views On You...
After seeking a method to conquer her own skin issues, one woman takes to YouTube to help others shed their skin insecurities as well.
5 min
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#17: Airbnb For Dogs: Woman Hosts Pets For $200...
After moving to the states to be with her new husband, a nutritionist from Spain finds a way to make a steading income hosting other people's pets in her home.
6 min
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#16: Homemade Gin Kit Sells 75,000 Units
After encountering a roadblock in starting their own distillery, two friends create a side hustle that allows others to make gin in the comfort of their own home—no bathtub required!
6 min
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#15: Graphic Designer Draws Caricatures For $25...
How a graphic designer went from $8 an hour to $250 an hour in her side business. She now earns more than $100,000 working part-time—and she has some great advice that applies to a lot of hustles.
6 min
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Weekly Recap #2: What Makes a Good Hustle?
We look back at this week’s lessons and identify the qualities of a good hustle. Bonus: I’m starting a traveling workshop series! Tell me where I should go.
12 min
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#13: Waldorf Teacher Designs Curriculum for Oth...
A teacher uses what she knows to help other teachers save time and teach more effectively.
6 min
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#12: 40,000 People Use This Web Developer's Sid...
How a San Francisco commuter became part of the original iPhone launch with a hustle that now helps more than 40,000 people every day.
6 min
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#11: Ketogenic Cookbook Author Makes $1,000 the...
How a specialized diet led to an eager fan base and a $2,000 / month side hustle, all from someone who never intended to make money from her project.
6 min
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#10: Saddles for Pet Chickens: Get Ready to Win...
A woman creates a specialized product business in a very unconventional industry with almost $0 in manufacturing costs—and she does it all with no fowl play.
6 min
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#9: The Craigslist Wedding Photographer
A California government employee becomes a part-time wedding photographer by posting an ad on Craigslist. He now makes $3,500 a month while only taking the gigs he wants.
6 min
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#8: Cruise Vacation Turns Into Highly-Profitabl...
A couple goes on a cruise and comes back with a $3,000/month side hustle.
6 min
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Weekly Recap #1: Where To Find Hustle Ideas
One of the most common issues people encounter starting a successful side hustle is finding a viable idea.
9 min
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#6: Single Mom Makes $15,000 From Astrology Cal...
How a former restaurant owner and single mom created an astrology calendar that made $15,000 in a short period of time.
5 min
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#5: How One Man Used A $100 Microphone To Make ...
After experimenting on Fiverr, one IT manager discovers a knack for recording voiceover ads and messages.
6 min
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#4: Oil & Gas Sales Rep Makes $40,000 Reposting...
How a woman in Pennsylvania gained more than 1 million followers on Pinterest and developed a recurring income, all while working full-time and raising a family.
5 min
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#3: Candy Heart Hustle Becomes Six-Figure Secon...
Unable to find branded candy hearts for a client, a marketing executive decides to make her own.
6 min
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#2: British Man Earns $700/Month Writing Fish T...
How a British man wrote a series of reviews about fish tanks and ended up building a completely passive income business as an Amazon affiliate.
5 min
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#1: Welcome to Side Hustle School
In this first episode, you'll learn what side hustles are all about and what you can expect from this daily series.
6 min
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Coming Soon: Side Hustle School
Coming January 1 with The Onward Project
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