What It's About
A college student uses her knowledge of rabbits to hustle her way to graduating debt-free.
Words of Wisdom
In order to know what to charge for her courses, Leah decided upon a simple plan we can all learn from. She researched her audience to find their average household income per month and decided what she felt was a realistic percentage to charge for both parties and the information within.
Did you know there are an estimated 6.1 million pet rabbits in the United States alone? Celebrities like Clint Eastwood, Sienna Miller, and Michael Jordan have all owned rabbits too!
Notes from Chris
When Leah Lynch was sixteen years old she was working a retail job around her high school studies to make a little extra cash on the side. Like so many teenage retail jobs, the work was boring, unfulfilling and making minimum wage didn’t seem to be taking her in the direction that she wanted to go. But what else could a teenager do? One day while researching alternatives she stumbled across a peculiar breed of rabbits called French Lops. These are some talented rabbits, and she thought she’d try breeding these animals for herself. Leah then got to work on building up her rabbitry and set about learning what it took to breed these rabbits safely, correctly and to a show quality standard, then selling them for a profit. After a while, there was a joke in her family that these rabbits would pay for her college tuition. Little did they know that joke would become reality, and she graduated completely debt free from the profits while making over $5,000 per school year in spending money.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Busy Gals Homestead: Hop on over to Leah's website to learn more about her rabbitry side hustle and pick up some homesteading tips along the way!
- Spotify | "Evenings by the Fireplace" Playlist: My sultry Spotify playlist recommendation to help you get your rabbitry business off the ground
- British Man Earns $700/Month Writing Fish Tank Reviews: How a British man wrote a series of reviews about fish tanks and ended up building a completely passive income business as an Amazon affiliate. He now earns $700/month without doing anything for it at all
- Saddles for Pet Chickens: Get Ready to Wing It!: How a woman created a specialized product business in a very unconventional industry with almost $0 in manufacturing costs
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