Pricing, Podcasting, Permission to Quit, and More: 20 Questions with Nick

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I’ve got another 20 Questions episode for you today, diving into the ol’ listener mailbag.

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As is customary on these episodes, I’ve pulled out questions from the Side Hustle Nation community from over the last few months and will attempt to answer those for your benefit and listening pleasure.

This is the 14th installment of this series so feel free to check out the older ones:

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 talking pricing, podcasting, pre-aged domains, privacy, personal growth, permission to go full time, and lots more.


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The Questions

  1. Any good examples of email follow-up sequences that work? (01:28)
  2. What keeps you up at night? (03:09)
  3. Reclining seats on the airplane — yay or nay? (05:24)
  4. Should I use my existing Amazon customer account for Kindle Direct Publishing? Is there an advantage of buying my own ISBN? (06:23)
  5. Is it possible to succeed in affiliate marketing without Amazon Associates? (08:10)
  6. As your boys are getting older, are you involving them in the business in any way? (11:17)
  7. What’s a controversial or unconventional money take of yours? (13:39)
  8. What are some of the best books to read for solopreneurs or freelancers to build B2B business? (14:57)
  9. Are there any side hustles that stress you out or that you wouldn’t recommend? (16:55)
  10. My side hustle has turned into my full-time business. When does it make sense to form an LLC? (19:57)
  11. Why am I getting unwanted calls and texts after starting my website? (23:07)
  12. Do you think you could shorten the timeline by buying pre-aged domains? (24:55)
  13. What are you using these days to record the podcast? (26:34)
  14. Do you have to pay state or federal taxes on the money earned from these side hustles? (27:51)
  15. What are some good free programs for people who want to do print-on-demand books and journals? (28:44)
  16. What are your thoughts on the importance of a consistent podcast publishing schedule? (29:51)
  17. Any suggestion on where I should price myself? (31:43)
  18. I am wanting to find something to help me with personal growth to better occupy my downtime at work. Any recommendations? (34:04)
  19. How do I get over my fear of quitting my job and just take the plunge? (35:30)
  20. Do you have any recommendations for logo creation if you have no idea what kind of concept you want? (39:30)

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Nick Loper is a side hustle expert who loves helping people earn more money and start businesses they care about. He hosts the award-winning Side Hustle Show, where he's interviewed over 500 successful entrepreneurs, and is the bestselling author of Buy Buttons, The Side Hustle, and $1,000 100 Ways.

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