Freelance Writers: Here’s The Upside Down Business Model That Will Transform Your Side Hustle

What if I told you there was an easy way to access the hidden freelance job market?

That with just a few minutes work you could unlock a world of high paying, unadvertised freelance writing jobs, that are looking to hire people like you.

You’d probably say I was crazy. But the truth is that such a system exists, and it’s been a key part of my own business for the last two years.

37 Proven Ways to Grow Your Side Hustle Business: How to Get More Traffic, Leads, and Customers

The basic challenge of marketing is to get your product or service in front of the right customers. If they don’t know you exist, it’s going to be awfully hard for you to sell them anything, right?

In this post, I’ll showcase the different ways you can get more prospects, visitors, and leads.

In marketing lingo, this is called the Top of the Funnel. How can you fill your pipeline with as many qualified prospects as possible?

7 Proven Ways to Come Up with New Business Ideas – With Real Life Examples

Aspiring entrepreneurs often get stuck in the business idea phase — that is, they’re confident they could run a killer business, make a ton of money, and live the good life — if they could only come up with the right idea.

And if you fall in that camp, I’ve got good news for you: coming up with new business ideas is actually pretty easy.

Let’s go through some of the proven methods you can use to come up with your first (or next) business idea.

9 Ways to Make Your Side Hustle Feel More Legit – Even if You Haven’t Made Any Money Yet

Before we begin, I should note that the single BEST way to make your side hustle feel official is to get paid. Go sell something, seriously.

But I also understand that many people — myself include — often want some level of “establishment” before they feel comfortable saying they’re open for business.

I opened my first LLC while I was still in college and really had no idea what I needed it for. But it felt good, and if I’m being honest, made me feel smart and important too. And later I got plenty of use out of it.

How to Start a Tutoring Business: How I Earn $1000/week Tutoring for the ACT

The ACT is a college entrance exam used by many colleges to rank students applying to their schools. The subject matter covers English grammar, reading comprehension, math, and science.

Millions of students take the test each year and the test prep business rakes in over a billion dollars a year.

As a Side Hustle Nation reader, I want to show you how to get some some of that money!

How to Find Time for Your Side Hustle: 3 Fundamental Productivity Hacks and How to Unlock an Extra 2 Hours a Day

You’re busy. I get it. There’s never enough time in the day to get it all done.

Yet you’re reading this … so that tells me you have a least some free time to dedicate to improving your productivity and starting or growing a side hustle.

This post will share 2 non-negotiable truths about time, my 3 favorite productivity hacks, and how to arrest the 9 biggest time thieves in your life to free up an extra 14 hours a week.

How to Find Clients for a Service-Focused Side Hustle

Thinking about starting a service-focused side hustle? Looking for clients to launch your side hustle?

For new side hustlers, finding clients is often the number one concern. You might be unsure how to go about marketing yourself and your services to attract potential clients. You might even have some fears about the sales process once you connect with potential clients.

But remember, you are only new once and everyone starts in the same place: with zero customers.

Quarterly Progress Report Q1 2017

I’ve been doing these quarterly progress reports for the last couple years.

I find this exercise a helpful time to evaluate what happened over the last 3 months, to see if you achieved your goals, and to ask if you’re happier or otherwise better off than you were when you started.

So am I?

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.

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