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Episode 190LISTENER Q&A: This week we had a listener question from Amanda:
- Amanda has been a face painter for the last seven years, but she's essentially hustled herself to the bone, and it has taken a physical toll on her and her health. She's really enjoyed episodes featuring side hustlers who are bringing in passive income, and she's thinking about adding an additional branch to her business that would allow her to bring in a passive income on the side in addition to the physical face painting that she already does. Right now Amanda is considering starting a YouTube channel for this purpose, but she hasn't really heard of any episodes that use this model.
CHRIS' RECOMMENDATIONS: If you're interested in creating a passive income stream like Amanda, here are some past episodes that you may find helpful:
- College Student Generates 50M Views on YouTube, Hires 13 Employees: After seeking a method to conquer her own skin issues, one woman takes to YouTube to help others shed their skin insecurities as well. Five years later, she has her own skincare line serving people all over the world!
- Stay-At-Home Mom Helps Immigrants Gain Citizenship with YouTube Tutorials: This e-commerce platform is one that I use often on Side Hustle School, and I like it because it's incredibly intuitive and easy to use no matter how technologically savvy you are
EPISODES FROM THIS WEEK: Here's what we heard this week on Side Hustle School! Listen to this week's recap for a more comprehensive highlight reel.
- Ep. 184 - A New York professional rents high-end accessories to brides who want the glam without the buck
- Ep. 185 - A farmer’s daughter finds a way to bring small-town hospitality to tables all around America, selling handmade linens and accessories that bring people together over meals
- Ep. 186 - You won’t believe this gripping story: two married fitness enthusiasts capitalize on the niche grip strength market, earning extra cash and peace of mind for their growing family
- Ep. 187 - When searching high and low for fresh roasted coffee leaves a father in the Yukon with an empty mug, he starts making it himself and creates a side hustle caffeinating the masses
- Ep. 188 - A corporate employee who enjoys saving on car rentals builds an affiliate project that becomes so successful that the car rental companies try to put it out of business
- Ep. 189 - Tanya-Jane Park wasn’t looking for a side hustle when she went to a popular music festival, but when her friend lost her handbag, she managed to find one anyway
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