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A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. In each episode, listeners will hear a different story of someone who's started a side hustle—along with what went well, how that person overcame challenges, and what happened as a result. The show is written and hosted by Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, The Happiness of Pursuit, and other books.

Side Hustle School Chris Guillebeau / Onward Project

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 353 Ratings

A daily show for everyone who works a regular job and wants to start an income-earning project on the side. In each episode, listeners will hear a different story of someone who's started a side hustle—along with what went well, how that person overcame challenges, and what happened as a result. The show is written and hosted by Chris Guillebeau, the New York Times bestselling author of The $100 Startup, The Happiness of Pursuit, and other books.

    #1731 - Q&A: How do you 'build your platform' if you're selling on Amazon?

    #1731 - Q&A: How do you 'build your platform' if you're selling on Amazon?

    Today’s caller has an important question: if you use Fulfillment by Amazon, how do you go about building your platform? After all, Amazon controls the entire customer service process and doesn’t even let you know who’s buying.  
    Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com
    Email: team@sidehustleschool.com
    Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions
    Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau
    Connect on Instagram: @193countries
    Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com
    If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 
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    • 6 min
    #1730 - 7th Grade Teacher Earns 2nd Income Writing Resumes

    #1730 - 7th Grade Teacher Earns 2nd Income Writing Resumes

    This English teacher has a passion for writing. After a few unexpected twists and turns in his career, he’s using his skills to help others find their dream jobs. 
    Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com
    Email: team@sidehustleschool.com
    Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions
    Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau
    Connect on Instagram: @193countries
    Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com
    If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 
    Side Hustle School is part of ‘The Onward Project,’ a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Happier in Hollywood, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends!
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    • 7 min
    #1729 - Q&A: What separates a $30 course from a $1,000 course?

    #1729 - Q&A: What separates a $30 course from a $1,000 course?

    Some online courses cost $30, others cost $1,000 or more. What’s the difference between a lower-priced course and a higher-priced one—are the more expensive ones just “better” or is there more to the story? 
    Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com
    Email: team@sidehustleschool.com
    Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions
    Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau
    Connect on Instagram: @193countries
    Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com
    If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 
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    • 6 min
    #1728 - Failure Friday: “Everyone in the room said ‘Turn it off!’…”

    #1728 - Failure Friday: “Everyone in the room said ‘Turn it off!’…”

    In this week’s Failure Friday segment, we hear from Jonathan Fields (!), author of Sparked. The morning his popular yoga studio received a VIP guest, the sound system broke down. He ran out to get a new one just in time, and the problem was solved—or was it?
    Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com
    Email: team@sidehustleschool.com
    Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions
    Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau
    Connect on Instagram: @193countries
    Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com
    If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 
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    • 10 min
    #1727 - TBT: “ColorHype” Owner Sells 8,000 Painting Kits

    #1727 - TBT: “ColorHype” Owner Sells 8,000 Painting Kits

    In this week’s “Throwback Thursday / Where are they now?” segment, we hear from the owner of ColorHype. Initially a local painting class business based in Texas, ColorHype adapted during the pandemic and sold more than 8,000 painting kits to customers nationwide. 
    Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com
    Email: team@sidehustleschool.com
    Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions
    Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau
    Connect on Instagram: @193countries
    Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com
    If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 
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    • 8 min
    #1726 - Q&A: Is it still a good idea to sell Merch by Amazon?

    #1726 - Q&A: Is it still a good idea to sell Merch by Amazon?

    Two years ago, one of our listeners made $30,000 selling t-shirts on Amazon without stocking any inventory. Opportunities come and go, however, and today’s caller is wondering if the Merch by Amazon program is still viable. 
    Show notes: SideHustleSchool.com
    Email: team@sidehustleschool.com
    Be on the show: SideHustleSchool.com/questions
    Connect on Twitter: @chrisguillebeau
    Connect on Instagram: @193countries
    Visit Chris's main site: ChrisGuillebeau.com
    If you're enjoying the show, please pass it along! It's free and has been published every single day since January 1, 2017. We're also very grateful for your five-star ratings—it shows that people are listening and looking forward to new episodes. 😎 🙏🏼 
    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
353 Ratings

353 Ratings

kap101010 ,

Love it.

Love it

Diymom2 ,

Helpful info and inspiration

Love listening to podcast. Chris has given insight into many different side hustles. Thanks for the great work

kyefr ,

Mostly just ads…

While I used to enjoy this, the podcast has grown to be mostly just an advertising platform with a minor bit of content thrown in. I definitely understand the need to monetize, but the ratio is a little skewed here.

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