Journal #1: “Why Networking is King: Some Personal Anecdotes”

Journal #1: “Why Networking is King: Some Personal Anecdotes”

I’ve been wanting to write this blog post for a while. I’ve touched on networking before, but only tangentially as it related to side hustling. I chose a journal format because a little less formality works better. So, even though I preach about the importance of networking all the time, here’s the absolute truth: I … Read More

My Gig-Winning Quote Template for Thumbtack.com

My Gig-Winning Quote Template for Thumbtack.com

I’ve gotten a few requests for it, so I thought it might be helpful to share the quote template that I use on Thumbtack.com; as you may know, I side hustle fairly hard as a face-painter. It’s not my main source of income, but on any given month, I land 1-3 gigs and can count … Read More

Emceeing as a Side Hustle: 5 Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

Emceeing as a Side Hustle: 5 Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking

*Post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here. I’ll keep repeating it forever and ever: public speaking is a valuable skill. I don’t mean only in that it’s a good skill to have. Which, although true, I mean it in the sense that you can actually make money from it. How? By emcee-ing. Or … Read More

Advertising Your Side Hustle and Driving in Clients Like a Pro

Advertising Your Side Hustle and Driving in Clients Like a Pro

*Post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer here. As I’ve mentioned, a personal side-hustle is face-painting. It doesn’t pay all my bills, but that’s to be expected with a “side” business, right? However, the growth within the last six months has been exponential, so maybe it’s not entirely far-fetched to think that in a … Read More