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Candy Heart Hustle Becomes Six-Figure Second Income

After being unable to find branded candy hearts for a client, a marketing executive decides to create her own.
Candy HeartsManufacturingMarketingResourcefulness

What It's About

Seasonal, custom-printed candy hearts leads to six figure side income.

Business Model
Manufacturing
Skills Required
Customer Service, Marketing
Complexity
Medium
Profit Potential
High

Words of Wisdom

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, make it for yourself and anyone else who might want it. Sarah wasn’t the only one searching for this business. She just happened to be the one to respond to the need and do something about it.

Fun Fact

Sarah thought she’d solved the problem when she tracked down the company that made M&Ms. Alas, their machine wouldn’t work because it wasn’t able to print on any shape that wasn’t round. These days, the custom candy hustle prints on candy hearts and round mints.

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Quote of the Day
"In addition to the extra income, this project has also allowed me to get more schedule flexibility and even higher pay from my ‘real job’ since I'm not dependent on my income and my boss knows that. The appreciation for an employee goes up when you know that that person has a choice as to whether or not they stay with you."
—Sarah Hannington #SideHustleSchool

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To infinity and beyond,

Chris Guillebeau