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.
Bill Nowicki has a unique side hustle. He has a podcast show called MariettaStories named after Marietta GA, a suburb of Atlanta with a population of about 60,000.
Having a podcast show isn’t unique but producing a show that’s focused on a local community is something a little different – and something you might consider doing for your local community after hearing Bill’s story.
When Abbey made $8000 from her 1000-person email list, she knew she was on to something.
Over the last several years, Abbey Ashley has gone from earning $25 as a virtual assistant, to coordinating monster 6-figure launches of her own product.
Eight months pregnant with her first daughter, she couldn’t imagine putting her child in day care just to go back to work at a job she hated.
I’m a moderately talented musician with a simple home studio and I’ve been earning thousands of dollars a year in passive income through music licensing.
My songs have been on NPR, the Outdoor channel and Verizon’s On Demand channel, among others. Tens of thousands of people have heard my music — they just haven’t realized it.