89: 15,000 Subscribers in 6 Months: How to Build Your Email List From Amazon

You want traffic? You want readers? You want customers?

You’ll want to listen to this episode.

Your free book is essentially your epic “guest post” — only a MUCH bigger site than you could ever hope to publish on regularly. Like a good guest post, it leads readers back to more of your content, where they opt-in with their email to continue their relationship with you.

This works for authors and non-authors alike. In fact, Nick pretty much convinced me I need to be doing this as well!

81: The Path to $5k a Month Passive Income Sharing What You Already Know

When I asked listeners last month who they’d like to hear on the show, Rob Cubbon is a name that came up from a couple different people.

Rob’s been crushing it lately between is online teaching efforts and his Kindle publishing business, and as luck would have it, is a Side Hustle Show listener himself.

I’ve been following Rob’s blog for some time myself, and have been really impressed with his journey. In fact, it’s pretty inspiring and eye-opening to see some his quarterly income reports, with much of the money coming from Udemy.

Beyond Amazon: 9 Non-Kindle Distribution Channels for Indie Authors to Sell More Books

When it comes to self-publishing, Amazon’s Kindle platform is the juggernaut — and for good reason.

They command a massive 67% market share for ebooks, more than all competitors combined. (source)

But that doesn’t mean they’re the only game in town, and self-published authors would be missing out on potential readers and customers by focusing solely on Amazon.

How to Re-Purpose and Syndicate Content Like a Boss

Since side hustlers are pressed for time, one of the smartest things you can do is make the most out of everything you create.

This post will walk through how ONE project fueled:

A bestselling book on Amazon.
4 guest blog posts.
3 podcast guest appearances.
1 podcast episode on The Side Hustle Show.
An infographic.
A “featured” SlideShare presentation.
And this post, if you want to get really meta.

56: From Miserable and $100,000 in Debt to Self-Employed Author, Speaker, and Coach

This edition of The Side Hustle Show is probably one of the most inspiring yet. I’m joined by Kimanzi Constable, who shares his story about the struggle of entrepreneurship and his dream of becoming a writer.

We talk about the specific steps he took to get out of debt, build an audience of buyers for his books. This is powerful one because Kimanzi opens up how serious he needed to make some changes in his life.

48: 5 Days to a New Income Stream, with Jeff Steinmann

Here we are in Episode 48 of The Side Hustle Show, and I’m joined by Jeff Steinmann from HowtoQuitWorking.com (and author of the book by the same name).

Jeff’s a real hustler who left his corporate gig a few years ago to pursue the entrepreneurial path. He’s got a unique perspective on side hustle businesses, including how to bring them to market quickly to minimize your risk and failure rates.

This is a good one for anyone struggling to get started and find what they can sell.

47: Building a $4260 per month Kindle Publishing Business

Nicklas Kingo joins me all the way from Copenhagen in Episode 47 of the Side Hustle Show to share how he’s building a lucrative Amazon Kindle publishing business.

He’s made the public goal of earning $4260 per month from his Kindle business before he starts university in the fall. When we recorded this at end of February, he was already up to $1500 with big plans to continue growing.

31: Pay What You Want Pricing for Side Hustlers

Could you actually earn more money for your side hustle work by letting customers choose their own price?

Tom Morkes, author of The Complete Guide to Pay What You Want Pricing, shares why the strategy works and when to use it.

His extensive research and case studies show how entrepreneurs can at once reach a wider audience by eliminating the price barrier, and earn more money from their biggest fans and supporters.

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