How to Start an Ice Vending Business: $2500/mo in (Almost) Passive Profits

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Making extra money on the side often requires finding ways to create leverage.

Leverage means getting paid multiple times for work you only have to do once, and making money without having to actively do the work yourself.

One side hustler who has cracked the code on leveraged profits is Steve Slagle. By day, Steve works construction jobs. But outside of his 9 to 5, he now earns over $2500 a month from Beachside Ice, his ice vending machine business.

In this episode, Steve takes us through the world of vending machine location negotiations, landowner compensation, and the importance of maintaining positive relations. We explore the finer details of partnering with manufacturers, securing permits, and overseeing installation and delivery.

27 “Weird” Productivity Hacks You Can Try Today

What are the quick, simple, and maybe a little “weird” productivity tricks entrepreneurs use to get more done? Well, I’m always curious about that myself so I decided to ask 26 of my most productive and successful friends for the “hacks” and tools they use every day. (And I added in one of my own … Read more

12 Ways to Get Money to Start Your Side Hustle + Real-Life Examples

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Congrats! You’ve got a great side hustle idea … now you just need money to get it off the ground.

Even though many small businesses can have pretty low startup costs, most will still require at least some startup capital.

In this guide, I’ll share the most popular ways to fund your new business, so you can choose the path that makes the most sense for you.

How to Start a Business Without a Degree: A Realistic Guide

How to Start a Business without a Degree

Want to start a business but don’t have a degree?

The good news is you don’t need a degree to start a business. A full 56% of entrepreneurs didn’t graduate from college — and their businesses succeed and fail at roughly the same rates as everyone else.

Still, starting a business is challenging. That’s why I recommend the lower-risk path of starting as a side hustle. 

17 Mompreneurs Who Are Crushing It — And How You Can Too


With more and more women running successful businesses, the rise of the mompreneur is real!

What makes moms such great entrepreneurs? My guess is it has something to do with years of practicing patience, persistence, multi-tasking, and knowing how to make the most of every spare minute!

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