370: Marketing a Local Business on YouTube: $40k on the Side Hosting Walking Tours

Rob brought in $40k last year hosting tours in of Washington, D.C. — all on the side from his day job, and with no marketing budget.

However, if you Google “Washington, D.C tour guide”, Rob Pitingolo’s TripHacksDC.com is nowhere to be seen.

So what’s secret sauce?

He’s been creating helpful tourist-friendly content on YouTube, and outlet largely ignored by his better-funded competitors.

Loan Signing System: A Legit Way to Start Your Mobile Notary Business?

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Is Mark Wills’ Loan Signing System legit? And will it work for you?

If there’s one side hustle that’s generated the most buzz among Side Hustle Nation in the last few years, it would have to be becoming a loan signing agent.

Loan signing agents are mobile Notaries that help facilitate mortgage closings, and can earn $75-200 per appointment. Mark calls this “the best-kept secret in real estate” and is obviously a huge cheerleader for his program.

But does it really work?

361: Podcast Prospecting: How to Get More Clients … By Interviewing Them

That’s exactly what today’s guest, Josh Elledge is doing.

Josh runs a kind of modern PR service for small businesses and has developed a unique and innovative way to break through the marketing clutter and have real conversations with real prospects — and do it at scale.

He’s found a way to create what he calls “a speed dating environment.” That’s his metaphor for the revolving door of new prospects he’s interviewing and selling his services to.

360: How to Start an Aquarium Maintenance Business – $70k a Year Part-Time

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He knew his $12 an hour gig at Walmart was a dead-end job. 

His escape route was a business idea you probably walk past at least a couple times a year without even thinking about it.

What’s he do?

Today, Larry McGee’s the guy who takes care of the aquarium at the dentist office and other commercial waiting rooms.

And it earns him around $70,000 a year, doing something he enjoys and working just 15-hours a week.

Clarity.fm: Start a $100 per Hour Consulting Business in 5 Minutes

So far this year, I’ve made $1338.96 consulting on Clarity.fm. This is one the many income streams I’m working on, and it’s an easy one to add to your repertoire.

Clarity earnings are incremental; it’s $1300 I wouldn’t have made otherwise. I say that because my “clients” don’t have a pre-existing relationship with me, but this platform brought us together.

Clarity is the marketplace to get one-on-one expert advice on a wide variety of business topics. The site makes it easy to facilitate quick Q&A-style consulting calls.

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