49: Blogging to a $1 Million and Staying Sexy

BudgetsAreSexy.com is one of the most popular personal finance blogs in the world, and surprise surprise, it started as a side hustle.

In today’s show (Episode 49 of The Side Hustle Show), I’m joined by J. Money, the mysterious author of the aforementioned blog. We talk blogging as a business model, monetization strategies, the Side Hustle Series, and how to stand out in the crowded online world.

I’ve been a BudgetsAreSexy reader off and on for several years, and one thing that J. does an excellent job of is injecting his personality into the posts each and every day.

46: Blogging in Your Spare Time: From $0 to $17,000 a month

In episode 46 of The Side Hustle show, we get to hear the incredible story of Lindsay and Bjork Ostrom, who built PinchofYum.com up to a massive audience all while working a day job. In fact, they spent a full year volunteering in the Philippines but still managed to keep the site growing and thriving!

In January, the site generated more than a million pageviews and earned over $17,000! In this interview we dive into how they got started, how the readership grew, and how they monetize the site.

45: How to Build Your Personal Brand and Maximize Your Time, with Chris Ducker

In Episode 45 of The Side Hustle Show, I’m joined by Chris Ducker to discuss personal branding and utilizing virtual team members to make the most of your time.

As side hustlers, it makes a lot of sense since we only have limited time to work on our business projects. Why not buy some more time to accelerate your efforts?

In addition to being a successful entrepreneur in the brick-and-mortar world, Chris is a popular blogger, podcaster, speaker, and author — and someone who’s been one of my “virtual mentors” the last couple years.

10: How to Earn $3000 a Month Blogging in Your Spare Time, with Robert Farrington

Robert Farrington is more successful than 99% of all bloggers on the planet. He routinely earns between $3000 and $5000 a month from his blogs. And the kicker? Yeah, he still has a full-time job completely unrelated to this amazing side hustle! His sites: TheCollegeInvestor.com KidsAintCheap.com EntrepreneurshipLife.com MyMultipleIncomes.com (inactive) BeatThe9to5.com. He shares his tips for … Read more

VigLink vs. Skimlinks

VigLink and Skimlinks are two companies that aim to help bloggers and other website owners monetize their content and traffic. They do this by transforming regular outbound links into affiliate links wherever possible. If any sales result from those links, the website owner earns a commission. (Technically, VigLink or Skimlinks earns the commission, which they … Read more

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