26 episodes

Whether you’ve been your own boss for awhile now or you’re thinking about dipping your toe into side gig territory, PRESS PLAY to hear your host, Elena Ciccotelli, and her guests share actionable strategies to help you win big with your side gig.

Discover why thousands of side gig entrepreneurs have turned to Elena to help them generate more side income, make sense of the gig economy boom and how to turn a side hustle into cash.

Ready to start or uplevel your side gig? You’re in the right place!
@sidegig_central_podcast // sidegigcentral.com/podcast

The Side Gig Central Podcast Elena Ciccotelli

    • Entrepreneurship

Whether you’ve been your own boss for awhile now or you’re thinking about dipping your toe into side gig territory, PRESS PLAY to hear your host, Elena Ciccotelli, and her guests share actionable strategies to help you win big with your side gig.

Discover why thousands of side gig entrepreneurs have turned to Elena to help them generate more side income, make sense of the gig economy boom and how to turn a side hustle into cash.

Ready to start or uplevel your side gig? You’re in the right place!
@sidegig_central_podcast // sidegigcentral.com/podcast

    How to Create a Super Simple Pinterest Strategy

    How to Create a Super Simple Pinterest Strategy

    Wanna optimize your Pinterest account for side gig success?

    Lucky for you, today you'll meet Emma Henderson and Amber Marie, two Pinterest strategy experts who are going to spill all the tea on how to get the most out of this quickly growing online platform (and how to effortlessly drive traffic to your biz!)

    During this episode you’ll learn why your side gig business should have an ACTIVE presence on Pinterest, how to create a simple Pinterest strategy that you’ll actually stick to, how to use Pinterest to get more eyeballs on the content that you’re already creating and how to monetize all your efforts (and content) on Pinterest.

    To grab the links mentioned on this episode visit:

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com/the-pinterest-panel/

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    Thanks to the presenting sponsor of The Side Gig Central Podcast: JOUST

    Joust combines an FDIC-insured bank account with a merchant account and all the invoicing tools you need to get paid and run your side gig business.

    Enjoy $100 in credits when you download the free Joust app on Apple or Google Play and enter the promo code SIDEGIG.

    https://try.joust.com/sidegigcentral

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    Want more side gig strategies? Let's connect!

    https://instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com

    https://facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

    • 43 min
    25. Confessions of a Biz Coach: Selling to Strangers on the Internet

    25. Confessions of a Biz Coach: Selling to Strangers on the Internet

    Can a few tweaks to your sales process unlock a treasure trove of new clients? Your new business coach bestie, Michelle Marie, says "YES! Absolutely!"

    I'm so excited to introduce you to Michelle, a proud 9-5'er engineer, business coach, podcaster and the founder of The Profitable Coaching Academy.

    During this episode, you'll learn how to convert strangers on the internet into paying clients, how to generate more revenue with discovery calls and killer sales pages, how to effortlessly attract your ideal client WHILE closing the deal without feeling salesy.

    PRESS PLAY on this episode to hear Michelle's advice on how to grow your side gig business, one happy customer at a time.
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    Thanks to the presenting sponsor of The Side Gig Central Podcast: JOUST

    Joust combines an FDIC-insured bank account with a merchant account and all the invoicing tools you need to get paid and run your side gig business.

    Enjoy $100 in credits when you download the free Joust app on Apple or Google Play and enter the promo code SIDEGIG.

    https://try.joust.com/sidegigcentral
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    Do you need help with your sales page? Do you want to incorporate the 6 elements to a high-converting, highly effective sales page? Michelle now offers a Done For You Service to create a killer sales page!

    Email info@putyourpassiontowork.com for rates and mention “SGC” for 50% off - limited time only! (valid through 4/10/20)

    Get Michelle's Discovery Call Roadmap

    https://putyourpassiontowork.com/dctw/

    Find Michelle on Facebook:

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/createyourdreambiz/

    Connect with Michelle on Instagram:

    https://www.instagram.com/putyourpassiontowork/

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    Want more side gig strategies? Let's connect!

    https://instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com

    https://facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

    • 44 min
    24. How To Write Stories That Sell

    24. How To Write Stories That Sell

    Creating copy for your side gig biz doesn’t have to be complicated or boring. Let’s start writing stories that SELL!

    On today's episode you'll meet Brenna McGowan, a Newport Beach based copywriter, Instagram expert and co-creator of the wildly popular membership site, The Content Bar.

    During this episode, you’ll learn how to achieve effective copy, why relevant and relatable storytelling is a MUST these days, how to become a word-smithing ninja and how to communicate everyday stories that make people take ACTION.

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    Thanks to the presenting sponsor of The Side Gig Central Podcast: JOUST

    Joust combines an FDIC-insured bank account with a merchant account and all the invoicing tools you need to get paid and run your side gig business.

    Enjoy $100 in credits when you download the free Joust app on Apple or Google Play and enter the promo code SIDEGIG.

    https://try.joust.com/sidegigcentral

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    Connect with Brenna on Instagram

    https://instagram.com/thesocialrescue

    Grab Brenna's STELLAR SEGUE GUIDE below:

    https://thesocialrescue.com/segue-landing-page/

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    Want more side gig strategies? Let's connect!

    https://instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com

    https://facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

    • 45 min
    23. How to Build a Brand that Pops

    23. How to Build a Brand that Pops

    Are you dying to figure out how to build a loyal tribe of adoring fans that will actually BUY from you? Wanna know the SECRET to cutting through all the NOISE online?

    I've got 2 words for you. BE YOURSELF.

    On this episode, you'll meet Brianne Fleming, a Florida based marketing and branding expert, professor, course creator and THE queen of all things 90’s pop culture.

    Today you’ll learn, how to capitalize on your quirks when creating your brand, how to monitor news trends to stay memorable with your audience, how to create more content (people actually care about) with less effort, and why you should publicly demonstrate your knowledge to become an expert in your niche.

    It’s time to dig out your Motorola Razr phones, your BSB posters that are hiding in the basement (I know you had at least one) and your Central Perk mugs from the dishwasher because today we’re traveling down the 90’s pop culture rabbit hole in search of some side gig BRANDING and MARKETING strategies.

    Connect with Brianne on Instagram @brianne2k

    Crush Your Content Calendar with Brianne's course:

    https://learn.briannefleming.com/p/crush-your-content-calendar

    Find Brianne online at https://briannefleming.com/

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    Want more side gig strategies? Let's connect!

    https://instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com

    https://facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

    • 39 min
    22. The Ultimate Money Guide for Your Side Gig

    22. The Ultimate Money Guide for Your Side Gig

    Are you confidently organized with your side gig finances? Or, are you praying for a genie in a bottle to grant you all of your money wishes?

    If it's the latter, you're gonna want to PRESS PLAY on this episode!

    Today's guest is Ayana Campbell Smith, an Ohio based money coach, course creator and the brains behind the hugely popular, Millennial Money Guide brand. On her website and Instagram accounts, Ayana shares practical tips and money advice to help millennials ditch debt, save more and win with money.

    During this episode you’ll learn how to handle inconsistent cash flow for your side gig, how to be intentional about funding your side gig when first getting started, how to automate your savings strategies and how to make conscious spending work for you.


    Follow Ayana @millennialmoney.guide on Instagram

    Ayana's FREE BUDGETING GUIDE

    https://millennialmoney.guide/free-budget-guide/

    Ayana's waitlist for her course "The Pay Yourself First Challenge"

    https://millennialmoneyguide.lpages.co/pyf-signup/


    Want more side gig strategies? Let's connect!

    https://instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com

    https://facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

    • 40 min
    21. How to Make More Money with Less Hustle

    21. How to Make More Money with Less Hustle

    On this month's solo episode, I’m talking you through how I plan on making MORE money (with my side gig) with LESS hustle.

    And more specifically, if I’m seriously going to continue producing this weekly podcast and not have it turn out to be complete crap and still enjoy LIFE, now more than ever, I gotta get MORE strategic with my side gig. I gotta get more strategic with my time, my energy and how I’m producing content for you. Simply put, I gotta do it with LESS HUSTLE.

    Today, I’m revealing my plan for how I’m going to get ALL of this done. I’m breaking it down into 5 ways I plan on attacking these audacious side gig goals of mine and how YOU can do the same.

    So, if you find yourself at an existential side gig crossroads right now, LIKE ME, and you feel like you have to HUSTLE constantly to make progress with your side gig, this strategy session is gonna be right up your alley.


    Want more side gig strategies? Let's connect!

    instagram.com/sidegig_central_podcast

    facebook.com/sidegigcentral.elena

    https://www.sidegigcentral.com

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

NewMoonMama ,

Amazing actionable tips!

Elena is truly inspiring. I love that she creates a space for her fellow side-gig gang to listen to on the go. I’m a working mom who is scaling her side gig and being able to hear expert interviews on The Side Gig Central Podcast on the go is truly a gem in my pocket! Thank you Elena! Keep doing the amazing work that you do! Mahalo!

HiItsBrianne ,

Your personal side gig cheerleader!

I am so happy to have found the Side Gig Central Podcast! In every episode, Elena spreads encouragement and positivity while also breaking down things every entrepreneur, dreamer, or hustler needs to know. She makes it her mission to find answers to a side hustler's biggest questions so we can grow our businesses and succeed! Her episodes are digestible, actionable, and packed with a ton of personality to keep you engaged. She is here to cheer us all on, and you will learn so much along the way! Thank you, Elena <3

Lboss1 ,

A perfect fusion of information and entertainment!

Very nice show layout. Loved the host’s personality and learned a few more needed details about a Instagram marketing.

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