From Kickstarter Success to a Sustainable Brand [Side Hustle Coaching]

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After a successful crowdfunding campaign, the team behind the SideHustle game is looking for ways to raise awareness and stand out on the crowded Amazon marketplace.

In this coaching episode, you’ll meet co-founders Darby Rollins and Tomer Soran, who (along with a 3rd co-founder, Tim Palladino) are looking for some ways to expand on the initial traction and grow a brand in the “productive play” space.

$80,000 in Etsy Sales: How to Grow from Here? [Side Hustle Coaching]

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With a full-time job, a baby at home, and a thriving side hustle, Troy Parker was becoming a master juggler.

He was excited about the growth of his Etsy shop, Goober Prints, but was beginning to reach the ceiling of his own capacity.

Troy specializes in fun, quirky, customizable direct-to-garment printing. Goober Prints had a breakout year in 2020, jumping to $80,000 in total sales — up from about $10,000 in 2019.

Could it become his full-time focus? Is it possible to scale sales without sacrificing even more sleep?

$10k a Month Blogging: How to Grow from Here? [Side Hustle Coaching]

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Side Hustle Show listener Raffaele Di Lallo has built a successful house plant website, earning $10k a month — on the side from his day job.

Still, he explained that 90% of that income was from advertising, and he wanted to diversify his revenue sources and earn more from affiliate marketing.

To help me talk through Raffaele’s business is a long-time friend and online business mentor of mine, Matt Giovanisci. 

357: Productized Service Coaching: Building a Product Ladder

You’ve started a business.

You’ve created a product or a service.

You’re selling it to clients and getting great feedback.

That’s great, you’ve overcome so many of the hurdles we face as entrepreneurs. But the next step is finding a way to keep new customers coming through the doors and scaling up your services.

348: Blog Coaching: How to Build Traffic and Income to a Brand New Site

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Creating content. Marketing your site. Monetizing your traffic. There’s a lot that goes into running a money-making website! In this episode, I want to shortcut your learning curve a little bit. To do that, I’m joined by a couple of gracious volunteers. The first is Side Hustle Show listener, Jamie Robe, who’s started a new … Read more

A Millionaire Business Coach Takes a Look Inside My Day-to-Day

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Jaime Masters has interviewed more than 500 millionaires. On top of that, she runs some premium mastermind programs and is a sought-after business coach.

I’ve been trying to figure out the best way to get on the podcast for years, and I think we came up with something unique and hopefully compelling.

Jaime agreed to actually coach me on a couple of areas of my business.

243: Side Hustle Coaching: I’ve Got Some Traction, Now What?

Sarah Miller is still in college (and plays soccer for her school) but that hasn’t stopped her from starting a pretty cool side hustle: painting custom pet portraits. She’s done 300 paintings so far! But the business isn’t without its challenges. As a freelance artist, she’d like to raise her rates, expand her marketing efforts … Read more

234: Side Hustle Sales Coaching: What Do I Do and Who Do I Do it For?

Listen in on a real life side hustle coaching call with customer acquisition and retention strategist David Hutcherson (he’s the client), and sales pro Brendan Alan Barrett (he and I share the coaching duties).

On the heels of last week’s sales-themed episode, I invited Brendan on because of his sales background both with companies large and small.

We’re joined by our “client” David, who’s seeking to grow his freelance/consulting side hustle and build on his decade of experience in customer service.

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