Pandemic Pivots: How Entrepreneurs are Adapting to “Obliteration”

pandemic pivots

I think we have an understanding when we start our businesses that they’re going to evolve over time, but I don’t think anyone could have prepared for the pace of change this year.

To gauge how some of you have been handling everything the pandemic has thrown at you, I reached out to Side Hustle Nation and asked what pivots and changes you’ve been making in your business over the last few months.

What I got back were some interesting and innovative ways some business owners and side hustlers have found to actually grow their businesses during the pandemic.

389: How to Host a Successful Virtual Summit for Influence, Impact, and Income

Liam Austin

Do you want to connect with industry leaders and influencers in your niche while selling to a wider audience?

That’s what today’s guest Liam Austin of entrepreneursHQ.com wanted to do – so he created and hosted a virtual summit.

That was back in 2015. Liam made $50k off that summit, despite saying he left some money on the table compared to what he now knows about hosting virtual summits.

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

how to make money on facebook

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.

Growing a Niche Newsletter and Directory: From Zero to $10,000 a Month

Andrew Allemann

Reports of emails’ death are greatly exaggerated.

At least, that’s what today’s guest Andrew Allemann of PodcastGuests.com would tell you.

He’s gone from zero to $10,000 a month in just 3 years with a low overhead side hustle you might already be a consumer of: An email newsletter and an online directory that helps connect people.

How Much Does it Cost to Start a Podcast? Less Than You Think

I’m almost 7 years into hosting The Side Hustle Show, and what started as a little side-project experiment has turned into a life-changing adventure.

I’ve had the unique opportunity to meet some amazing entrepreneurs, share their stories, and build a worldwide audience of listeners. Oh, and build a really rewarding business as well.

One question I’ve been asked a few times is how much it costs to start a podcast, so I thought I’d put together a quick list of the expenses in case you’re thinking of starting a show of your own.

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.

378: Facebook Groups: Grow and Monetize a Community Around Something You Care About

Melissa Fassel Dunn

Melissa Fassel Dunn from grouptize.com has built a thriving – and profitable – online community serving residents in her small town.

The interesting part is that she didn’t start her Facebook group or website with the goal of making money.

She did so to solve a pain point she was experiencing finding information about services in her town of Milton, a suburb of Boston.

Side Hustle Legal Q&A with Mariam Tsaturyan

Mariam Tsaturyan

Are you operating online fully compliant with GDPR and CCPA regulations?

Do you have the right type of liability insurance to cover you should the worst case happen?

If you’re unsure about any of the legal stuff surrounding you, your business, or side hustle, it should be a lot clearer by the end of this episode.

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