227: Don’t Call it Gambling: How a Professional Card Counter Beat the Odds in Online Business

Don’t you just love a good outsmarting the casino story? Bring me an Ocean’s Eleven, bring me a Bringing Down the House — I’m all about it.

Colin Jones is a professional card counter whose blackjack teams won almost $4 million, and he earned over $500k himself.

Now a father of 6, Colin’s playing days are mostly over, but he’s turned his unique skill into a profitable online business at BlackjackApprenticeship.com.

How to Find Clients for a Service-Focused Side Hustle

Today’s contribution comes from Claudia Pennington, a digital marketing consultant and trainer. With more than a decade’s worth of experience in online marketing, she has become an expert in search engine optimization, Google Analytics, and Google Tag Manager through her work with small businesses, startups, and Fortune 500 companies. Claudia trains side hustlers, freelancers, and […]

226: Earn Your First $500 on the Side in the Next 7 Days – No More Excuses!

Scott Voelker is the host of the super popular Amazing Seller podcast, where he’s recorded more than 300 episodes about the Amazon FBA business model.

He’s a family man and a serial hustler, having been involved with a number of businesses ranging from construction to photography to ecommerce.

His latest project is the 1k FastTrack Challenge, where he takes a group of students through the paces of making their first $1000 selling online.

225: High-Yield Investments in a Low-Yield World

Dr. Kenyon Meadows MD is a practicing Radiation Oncologist by day, but by nights and weekends he’s a self-proclaimed alternative investment enthusiast.

Tune into this edition of The Side Hustle Show to hear how Dr. Meadows is earning double digit returns in Turnkey Rental Properties, Real Estate Private Lending, and Business Lending.

He also shares you can get started yourself for as little as $10.

State of Side Hustle Nation: 2017 Survey Results and Side Business Statistics

One of the best ways to figure out how to better serve your customers or your audience is to, well, ask them.

So I set out to create my (annual?) member survey and see if I could get some insights into where readers and listeners are at in their side hustle journey, what types of businesses you’re working on, and what your biggest challenges are.

I also wanted to find out about how you first discovered Side Hustle Nation, your #1 goal for the year, and what you’d like to see me cover here in the future.

224: $5k a Month as a Self-Published Author – in Fiction!

Derek Murphy is a world traveler, book cover design extraordinaire, and the author of a dozen different books, mainly in the young adult fantasy genre.

A lot of the content and interviews on the Side Hustle Show has been related to non-fiction books, usually solving a specific problem or containing useful and practical ideas. Fiction is a bit of a different animal, and something Derek covers in detail over on his site at CreativIndie.com.

How I Made $2000 While Vacationing in Rome: Freelancing While Traveling – Without the Guilt

While I love to travel, I always struggle to keep up with my businesses while I’m on the road. In this week’s contribution, Jesse Gernigin explains how he gets it done and gives his advice on how to enjoy your trip AND make money; to have your cake and eat it too.

You might remember Jesse from episode 174 of The Side Hustle Show, where he gave his suggestions for writing attention-getting proposals on Upwork.

He’s a professional hypnotist, a freelance copywriter, and also helps run a local coin shop. (All about those multiple income streams!)

223: How to Turn Your Hobby into an Online Business

Jacques is a former full-time engineer who turned his passion for playing piano from a side hustle into a full-time business towards the end of 2015.

After several failed ventures, each of which has played a part in getting him to where he is now, Jacques is crushing it with his YouTube videos, ebook sales, and online course. In this episode, you’ll hear how he came up with the idea, how he got his first sales, and the 3 changes that really took his business to the next level.

My Home Office and Hardware Setup

Or in blogger speak, “The 10 Tools I Used to Build a 6-Figure Business.”

I’ve been getting a few questions about my current home office set up, so I thought I’d put together a quick post about it here.

While I’m blessed to be able to work from anywhere, I find I’m most productive at home. I’ve been working from home full-time for more than 8 years, so there’s definitely some comfort there.