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John Wilker of TheSimplestBiz.com has an interesting side hustle that takes up just a few hours a day and earns him anywhere up to several thousand dollars a day.
His business model? Buying industrial byproducts, the kind of stuff that’s used for shipping like pallets, cardboard boxes, crates, and so on, and selling them on for a profit.
How would you like to add thousands of dollars a month to your bottom line without any extra work, sounds pretty good right?
Greg Hickman of System.ly has achieved this for his own 6-figure a month business and does the same for his clients using marketing automation and effective sale funnel formulas.
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?
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.
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.
“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.
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?”
Being a freelance writer is an amazing way to put your love of words to use while bringing in a nice chunk of change on the side.
So let’s talk about how you can build a sustainable and thriving side hustle as a writer.
Just follow this step-by-step guide and you’ll be well on your way to earning your first $1,000 as a freelance writer.