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Ketogenic Cookbook Author Makes $1,000 the First Day

After striking out on a new ketogenic lifestyle, one woman creates a $2,000/month side hustle sharing tips and recipes on her blog.
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What It's About

Specialized diet blog and cookbook.

Business Model
Book
Skills Required
Cooking, Marketing
Complexity
Low
Profit Potential
Medium

Words of Wisdom

Specialized diets are huge markets. Paleo, vegan, gluten-free, sugar-free, kosher, halal, raw foods—people who follow these diets or traditions have very clear needs. For some people, it’s a lifestyle choice, but a lot of them have medical or religious reasons why it’s so important for them to follow these diets. It’s not something that they’re usually flexible about—it’s a NEED.

Fun Fact

Amanda wasn’t just marketing to the group of people who follow the ketogenic lifestyle on her blog, Wicked Stuffed; it was her way of life as well. Naturally, she built trust and goodwill with all of those subscribers—and when the time came to gently sell a collection of recipes, they responded well to it. She used Gumroad to easily handle the payment process.

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Quote of the Day
"It's crazy to me that I'm able to make money doing something that I genuinely love, and it calms me when I'm stressed from my day job."
—Amanda MacArthur #SideHustleSchool

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