Profitable Podcasting, Getting Clients, and $50k/mo in Passive Income: 20 Questions with Nick


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It’s time once again to dive into the ol’ listener mailbag and answer a few questions in this week’s edition of The Side Hustle Show.

I’ve had quite a few interesting questions come in since the last Q&A episode, and picked 18 to talk through in today’s show.

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This is the 13th installment of “20 Questions” so feel free to go back and binge on the older ones too:

A common piece of advice you’ll hear is to take audience questions and turn them into content, so here’s a meta example of that in action.

We’re covering podcasting, affiliate marketing, passive income ideas, my proofreading side hustle, customer service issues, and more.

Enjoy!

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The Questions

  1. Is it a bad idea to embed YouTube videos from other content creators? (0:46)
  2. Are there any side hustles you’d recommend for teachers with low startup costs? (2:17)
  3. Why did you start publishing two episodes a week instead of just one? (5:08)
  4. Can you help me scale a passive income to at least $50k a month? (7:22)
  5. How can I find good-paying clients for a virtual assistant side hustle? (11:01)
  6. Who would really tune into a super local podcast? (13:03)
  7. How did you market yourself on Fiverr? (14:53)
  8. How much money did you earn proofreading books? (17:57)
  9. How can I monetize my podcast? (18:46)
  10. My freelance work has been slow this month. What would you do for a quick infusion of cash? (20:45)
  11. How important is video for a new podcast? (23:00)
  12. What’s the best way to get started selling a service? (26:10)
  13. What platform should I start with to create and share content? (27:24)
  14. Do you know of anyone earning income as a legal plan membership sales rep? (28:28)
  15. How would you react when a long-time customer asks you for a discount? (30:01)
  16. What’s the best way to handle customers who want a refund? (31:41)
  17. What could you set up in 4 hours that would generate $50 a month in passive income? (33:40)
  18. How can you make affiliate marketing work if you don’t have a large audience or a popular site? (35:31)

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