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The Side Hustle Show on Smash Notes

The Side Hustle Show podcast.

December 28, 2019

The Side Hustle Show is the podcast for part-time entrepreneurs who are looking for business ideas, actionable tips to start a business, and killer strategies on how to turn their side hustle dreams into a growing business. We cover all aspects of starting a business and making money (online and offline), including small business marketing, sales, websites, social media marketing, blogging, time management, and more. Our topics include passive income ideas, niche sites, self-publishing, software and app development, coaching and consulting, freelancing, affiliate marketing, Amazon FBA, and much more.
Learn how to turn your business idea into your own thriving small business. Starting your own business gives you the freedom and opportunity to quit your job. It doesn't take a high-flying start-up to make money or create an awesome lifestyle business.
Guests include Jon Acuff, Chris Ducker, Brian Clark, John Lee Dumas, Pat Flynn, and many Tim Ferriss and Gary Vaynerchuk proteges. Because your 9 to 5 may make you a living, but your 5-9 makes you alive.
Hosted by Nick Loper, Chief Side-Hustler at Side Hustle Nation (.com).



Episodes with Smash Notes

Today I’ve got an awesome story for you — on the one hand, it’s about matching your interests and skills with a hungry market, but maybe more importantly it’s about documenting your work. When you do those two things, like Craig Odem has, you...

Rene Delgado started an online drop shipping store with no ideas and no inventory and went from $0-300k in sales in his first year in business. It was the search for an extra stream of income that led Rene Delgado to consider e-commerce; selling...

This week’s episode is about self-publishing, which we’ve covered before. But this week’s guests have turned the success of their book into a full-time business that’s still growing in momentum. In late 2020, Justin and Alexis Black...

Starting a pressure washing business may be a great seasonal side hustle opportunity. These types of  tend to have low startup costs and you may already have the skills and equipment you need to get started.

Megan Champion is a mom of 3, a 15-year elementary education teacher, and in the past year, she’s started a side hustle that has brought in $20,000. Megan’s side hustle is in the parenting niche and has 3 main parts: An Instagram account to drive...

When it comes to sharing your side hustle with your boss, is honesty always the best policy? In this post, we’ll explore whether or not you should clue your boss in about your side hustle projects.

This week’s guest started his side hustle with the goal of earning an extra $1,000 a month - fast forward four summers later and it’s now a 6-figure business. Blademir Hernandez of is a long-time listener of the Side Hustle Show who was inspired...

The most popular side hustles aren't necessarily the best fit for you. In this episode I'm breaking down the pros and cons of 5 common side hustles — and what you might consider doing instead.

With her hours cut due to the pandemic and a new house to pay for, this week’s guest set out an action plan to make 6-figures in 2021. To achieve that, Heather Johnson of decided to start an Etsy store selling print-on-demand goods like t-shirts,...

Matt makes $200+ a month sharing his writing on Medium.com. It's a hobby he genuinely enjoys doing anyway, so the revenue it brings in is a bonus! Here's how to get started making money on Medium. Links and resources:  

We're halfway through the year, and 2022 is flying by! In these quarterly , I break down how the business grew (or shrunk), what I worked on, and other happenings from the last three months. I worked more hours the first half of 2022 than I did in...

“You have a skill, but you’re not using it correctly.” That the tough love advice Vincent Pugliese’s father gave him.  was working what he thought was his dream job as a photojournalist. He’d just won the most prestigious award in his...