7 min 12 sec

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
Skills Required
Cooking, Marketing
Profit Potential

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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