6 min 14 sec

How One Man Used a $100 Microphone to Make Over $8,000

After testing the waters with low-priced services on Fiverr.com, a Tennessee IT manager learns to focus on voiceover services for overseas customers.
$100 Startup Fiverr Service Voiceover

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What It's About

Part-Time Voiceover Service

Business Model
Skills Required
Computer, Voice Acting, Adaptability
Profit Potential

Words of Wisdom

Parker was able to greatly increase his rates (and break out of the low-priced, generic service market) once he learned to specialize. Don’t be a jack-of-all-trades: choosing a speciality will almost always be a more profitable choice.

Fun Fact

Parker has enjoyed the extra income his side hustle has provided, but his favorite part of the hustle is the variety of people he’s been able to connect with. On any given day, he could be recording for a Chevy dealership in Taiwan or a rave music DJ in Eastern Europe. To learn more about Parker and his hustle, visit his page on Fiverr!



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I use this card every day all over the world! ✈️

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Quote of the Day
"I started out doing article writing and editing but stopped when I realized I was basically working for minimum wage. I found a better way once I started doing voiceover."
—Parker McDonald #SideHustleSchool

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