How a Self-Published Book Turned into a Full-Time Business

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This week’s episode is about self-publishing, which we’ve covered before. But this week’s guests have turned the success of their book into a full-time business that’s still growing in momentum.

In late 2020, Justin and Alexis Black self-published their first book Redefining Normal: How Two Foster Kids Beat The Odds and Discovered Healing, Happiness and Love.

Redefining Normal currently has over 200 reviews on Amazon and has sold more than 9,000 copies in the two years since it was published.

This Teacher’s Side Hustle Brought in $20k in Her First Year

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Megan Champion is a mom of 3, a 15-year elementary education teacher, and in the past year, she’s started a side hustle that has brought in $20,000.

Megan’s side hustle is in the parenting niche and has 3 main parts:

An Instagram account to drive awareness

A podcast called On The Hard Days to drive connection

And a paid membership to drive community — and recurring revenue.

Behind the Scenes of the 6-Figure Bird Watching Blog

Scott Killer

This week’s guest left his high-paying — but not super satisfying — career in insurance to run a bird blog full-time.

Scott Keller started BirdWatchingHQ.com as a side hustle back in 2016 and has since turned it into a full-time income with half a million monthly pageviews and more than 1 million monthly YouTube views.

But like all businesses, it’s been an evolution to get to that point.

Quiz Funnels 101: How to Serve Better, Sell Smarter, and Earn More

Ryan Levesque

Quizzes can help you grow your email list, serve your audience better, and make more money.

We’ve been talking a bit about the power of quiz funnels over the last few months, and so I thought, why not call up the guy who’s famous for implementing these things and helping others do it as well?

6 Million Visits a Month! SEO and Blogging Tips To Make More Money

From serious health issues and being $500,000 in debt to earning 7-figures a year in ad revenue.

That’s the short story of this week’s guest on the show, Brandon Gaille of  BrandonGaille.com.

Brandon has been around online business since the 90s, he’s made a ton of money, battled some really scary health issues, and today is one of the top bloggers in the world earning a collective 6 million visits a month across his three sites.

Building an Online Business from Scratch: A Listener Success Story

“If you’re bored walking up the hill, try running up it.”

That was what this week’s guest William Wadsworth of ExamStudyExpert.com told me when I asked him about how he got his side hustle off the ground.

Four years ago, William was working full-time in a corporate job, but he wanted to build his own dream, not someone else’s.

12 Ways to Monetize a Podcast – Plus My Actual Results

How do podcasts make money?

Producing a show takes real work, and if you want to keep your show running, you’ve got to find a way to make it work for you too.

The truth is most shows don’t make any money at all — and it took years before my podcast, The Side Hustle Show, could reasonably be considered a business on its own.

25 Ways to Make Money on Facebook … without Selling Your Soul

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Could you turn your Facebook habit into cash?

The average Facebook user spends more than half an hour a day on the site, and the company is certainly making money off you!

With more than 2 billion members, a robust advertising platform, and a popular peer-to-peer marketplace, there are tons of ways to make money on Facebook.

Usually Hustling, Occasionally Social

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