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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
    • 4.7 • 3.1K 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.

    #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. 😎 🙏🏼 
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    • 6 min
    #1725 - “Big Dinosaur Podcast” Generates Dino-mite Profits

    #1725 - “Big Dinosaur Podcast” Generates Dino-mite Profits

    A dinosaur loving couple starts a podcast about their favorite ancient reptiles, hosting more than 350 episodes and now bringing in a full-time income.   
    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
    #1724 - Q&A: Can I use OnlyFans for PG-rated content?

    #1724 - Q&A: Can I use OnlyFans for PG-rated content?

    Today’s caller wants to recruit supporters on OnlyFans, but she doesn’t provide “adult” services. Is it possible to use this platform for PG-related patronage?
    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
    #1723 - Utah Dad Makes a Splash with Paddleboard Rentals

    #1723 - Utah Dad Makes a Splash with Paddleboard Rentals

    Pandemic demand for outdoor activities helped this seasonal side hustle—but what really allowed it to thrive was the owner’s use of Google Maps.  
    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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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3.1K Ratings

3.1K Ratings

candilouj ,

Love It

I absolutely love the short format filled with nuggets.

Amy Barnhart ,

Love binging this podcast

I wasn’t sure how I would like a short form podcast but Side Hustle School is super informative and fun to listen to. It’s a great to binge or for when you don’t have a lot of time to dedicate but want to feel inspired.

SportFan11 ,

Good Content

Although the content is usually pretty good, half of the episode is ads. If you’re ok with listening to (or skipping through) ads for half each episode, this may not bother you as much.

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