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How a man creates a live cricket dropshipping reselling hustle. Fun fact: when mailing crickets to someone, never include paper instructions
Words of Wisdom
Part of what lead to Jeff's success with his cricket dropshipping hustle, The Critter Depot, is that he knew to look for a niche market with little to no competition.
Throughout Side Hustle School this year, you’ll hear a lot of interesting and unique stories like this. Here are a few examples of previous episodes that dealt with a niche market:
- Ep. 3: How a marketing executive created a six-figure, seasonal side hustle after being unable to find a custom candy heart manufacturer.
- Ep. 10: After the loss of a beloved family pet, an engineer decides to improve on a saddle for chickens.
- Ep. 11: How a woman creates a $2,000/month side hustle sharing specialized diet tips and recipes on her blog.
Dropshipping has a long history in the hustle world. Pre-internet days there were companies that advertised in magazines and lots of people were attempting to start a dropship business, some successfully and some unsuccessfully.
Jeff learned about dropshipping while working at an e-commerce site that also sold a living product. He was able to use the success of their live product as a benchmark when building his own creative hustle.
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