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WEEKLY RECAP: Earning Passive Income with Udemy and LinkedIn

In our fourteenth recap of Season III, we'll highlight the lessons learned in this week. Also: an audio update from a previous case study!
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Notes from Chris

Episode 827

We’ve just finished week 14 of Season III! This week, we featured a brand of tailor-made teas, two college graduates who start a social media agency, and an epic reselling story of a guy selling headlights and taillights in what is now a six-figure business.

On a personal note, I’m also doing a Tough Mudder today with the WDS team. Wish us luck! Follow along on Instagram.

In this action-packed recap: I’ll bring you some comments on earning passive income, in addition to a lengthier-than-usual audio update from a previously featured side hustler. These two topics work in tandem.


Today, we have an update from Jessica Brody who was featured on the show in Ep. 303.

Listen to the Weekly Recap to hear from Jessica!

You can also check out Jessica's website.

Here's what we heard this week on Side Hustle School! Listen to this week's recap for a more comprehensive highlight reel.

  • Ep. 821 - Today’s featured hustlers were in the first wave of college students to use Facebook. It didn’t take long to see how big it would become—and how much money they could make with it
  • Ep. 822 - When two friends find themselves in a turbulent journalism industry that eventually closes its doors to them, they strike out on their own—but not before finding more stable jobs first
  • Ep. 823 - A San Diego woman brews her side hustle into a booming tea business by helping customers design custom tea blends
  • Ep. 824 - When two training managers notice a lack of diversity in their local art scene, they launch a for-profit, multicultural space for paint parties
  • Ep. 825 - An automotive painter discovers a profit center in the scrap bin at work
  • Ep. 826 - A college graduate takes a chance pitching design work to YouTube influencers, then turns it into a full-fledged agency earning $10,000/month
Inspiration is good; inspiration combined with action is better. Now get back to work!

Yours in the revolution,


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