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

Side Hustle Income Report, April 2017: $727.61

Side Hustle Income Report, April 2017: $727.61

Total Side Hustle Income for the month: $727.61 Another month, another side hustle income report! Spring is finally starting to happen here in Michigan, and as a result, the pocket change is coming more easily. Nicer weather means it’s time for parties and vacations – two things that will always need face-painters and house-sitters. Without further … Read More

Side Hustle Income Report, March 2017 – $515.52

Side Hustle Income Report, March 2017 – $515.52

Putting your income on blast for the whole world to see? Seems crazy, but I love reading other bloggers’ income reports. It feels like a permissible form of snooping. To pay it back to the universe for my nosiness, I thought I’d throw my own hat into the ring. My focus for these income reports, however, is not … 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

Stop Selling Your Side-Hustle Short!

Stop Selling Your Side-Hustle Short!

A recent Craigslist ad has spurred my ire. As I’ve mentioned previously, my main side-business (out of many) is face-painting. It was my first paying job eleven years ago, and I’ve stuck with it ever since. However, it’s only within the last year I’ve decided to treat it like a business. I took a deep … Read More