51: One Listener’s Year of Hustle: Apps, YouTube, Kindle, Udemy, Fiverr, and More

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I’m excited to welcome Alex Genadinik back to The Side Hustle Show as the first-ever repeat guest. Alex reached out and told me how he’d applied many of the strategies and tactics discussed on the show over the past year, and I thought it would be fun to highlight some of those along with his progress.

Alex’s “year of hustle” has created at least 4 new income streams, including a couple more “passive” channels.

This episode illustrates the power of starting today, so you can look back a year from now and see how far you’ve come. Neither of us are millionaires, but we’re making progress and are in a better position today than we were a year ago — in large part because we took action.

“Just do it” and “just start” were two of the most commonly-issued words of advice through the first 50 episodes of the show, and I don’t think we can take that lightly.

Every all-star was once a rookie.

Every professor was once a student.

Every expert was once a beginner.

I hope our conversation will spark some ideas and inspire you to take action and start on your journey, so a year from now you can join me on the show and share you progress!

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  • How Alex is taking “Be Everywhere” to a whole new level.
  • Why he says the app business doesn’t get exciting until you’re in the millions of downloads.
  • The percentage of app customers who end up buying something (paid apps, coaching).
  • Why quality matters on YouTube and why you should record in HD if you’re not already.
  • The engagement factors that help with video ranking.
  • How Alex repurposed his YouTube videos into Udemy courses.
  • The surprising boost in respect he got from writing two books.
  • How “rich media” like video and audio improves your SEO odds.
  • Alex’s Fiverr strategy that leads to people buying his upsells mid-conversation.


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3 thoughts on “51: One Listener’s Year of Hustle: Apps, YouTube, Kindle, Udemy, Fiverr, and More”

  1. This has been a really great podcast to listen to and I am glad I got to share all the things I learned and implemented :)

    Already looking forward to 2nd year anniversary episode :)

  2. You guys are very inspirational How did you decide what to pursue? I don’t know that I am an expert on anything, although I do a lot of reading, researching, etc and I have multiple degrees. I have also done a lot of keyword research. Do you just pick something and go with it? How long do you focus on something before evaluating whether it is a success or not?

  3. Hey Alex,
    Thank you for sharing. I like the Youtube to MP3 converter. Many time I find good stuff on YouTube but I just don’t like consuming content that way.

    I have started my own hustle as a money coach. I have a YouTube Channel (which needs a lot of work) and a Podcast.

    One day I hope to be featured on the Side Hustle show. Thank you so much for sharing.

    Here is my website http://www.alainguillot.com/


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