269: How to Set Up and Sell a Paid Mastermind Group

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Women pay up to $2000 a month to hang out with Natalie Eckdahl for a few hours.

The mother of 3 has turned her BizChix podcast (which started as a side hustle) into a thriving business based largely on paid mastermind groups. She curates groups of high-performing female entrepreneurs – and gets paid handsomely to do it.

Is this a revenue stream you could add to your business?

266: The Simplest Side Hustle Ever? How to Earn $30-50 an Hour Picking up Trash

Brian Winch calls it “America’s Simplest Business.”

What started as a side hustle way back in 1981 has now grown into a $650k a year operation.

So what does Brian do?

His company picks up litter from parking lots. Sadly, it’s still an essential service (boo litterbugs!), but has very low startup costs and Brian says you can earn $30-$50 an hour doing this on the side.

The 11 Best Places to Find Side Hustle Gigs That Pay

It’s no secret that more and more people are turning to freelancing on the side to earn extra money, hone their skills, and maybe even build a business of their own.

Whether you’re just looking to supplement your day job income or eventually strike out on your own, you’ll find dozens websites and marketplaces to connect you with potential clients.

But which ones are the best for you? That depends on your skills and expertise, and also what you want out of your side gig.

254: Freelance to Freedom: From $30k a Year to $30k in a Day

“You have a skill, but you’re not using it correctly,” was the tough love advice Vincent Pugliese’s father gave him.

Vincent was working what he thought was his dream job as a photojournalist.

Yet the newspaper job didn’t pay well. With the impending arrival of their son, Vincent took a hard look at his financial picture: mid-30s, 6-figures in debt, and earning $15 an hour.

Not great.

25 Productivity and Automation Hacks from a 6-Figure Freelancer

There’s a great deal written about how to find work in the first place, but once you have it, how do you manage everything effectively? You must avoid becoming a victim of your own success, keep your work-life balance healthy, delight your clients, and ensure you still have enough projects coming in.

If you want to work in harmony and avoid the anxiety monster, you need to look at every aspect of your work and ask “How can I make this better?”

248: Scaling Up a Service Business: From Idea to $400k in Monthly Recurring Revenue (in Under 3 Years)

Three years ago Design Pickle didn’t exist. It wasn’t even an idea in founder Russ Perry’s head yet.

That’s why it seems crazy to me that today the unlimited graphic design service is doing $400k in monthly recurring revenue!

Back in 2014 Russ was running a creative agency, but he started to hate everything about it. “I felt like I was in a prison of my own creation,” he said.

241: Reverse Engineer your Dream Job: How a Struggling Songwriter Built a Multiple 6-Figure Business Doing What She Loves

Over the last decade, Cathy Heller has earned $100s of thousands of dollars from her music and helping other musicians license their songs.

In fact, you’ve probably heard some of her music without realizing it. Songs of hers have been featured in ads for huge brands, like McDonald’s, Walmart, Kellogg’s, as well as many popular TV shows.

Today, the mother of 3 balances family, her art, her agency, her online course, and her new Don’t Keep Your Day Job podcast, where she interviews other entrepreneurs, artists, and influencers.

Usually Hustling, Occasionally Social

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