Latest Side Hustle Posts
Adventures in building job-free income streams.
This may surprise people, but I’m a pretty slow writer.
I have a challenging time writing in “rough draft” mode. You know, where you just brain dump onto the page and clean it up later. That’s one reason I wanted to have Chandler Bolt back on the show; because he’s got a cure for that I’m anxious to try out.
In this episode, we talk about his 3-step writing process to quickly create a new book project, along with Kindle launch tactics for new and aspiring authors.
This month I conducted the first (annual?) Side Hustle Nation member survey, and was grateful to see more than 100 responses!
To incentivize responses, I gave away a free side hustle strategy session and made sure the survey was mobile-ready so it could be done on a phone.
One of the requests projects was a “public coaching” effort, which means I need an audience volunteer. If that sounds like something that would be useful to you, read on.
Jon Nastor is lifelong side-hustler, the co-founder of VelocityPage.com, a pain-free webpage building tool for WordPress that’s grown to hundreds of users, and as a side hustle, he hosts the top-rated Hack the Entrepreneur podcast.
His situation is somewhat unique in the software world in that he’s NOT a coder or a programmer.
Instead, he had an idea of what he wanted to build, from his own frustrations, and set out to find a technical partner to make it a reality.
So there I was in my entry-level job earning barely enough to cover car, gas, home, and all the necessary stuff, yet my friends were out 3 nights a week without me.
My income just wasn’t good enough for my lifestyle.
I started coaching youth soccer, pulling from my playing experience (not coaching) from college, and I was getting a side-stream of income.