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The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans

Adam Hymans: Photographer, Online Entrepreneur and

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Are you currently working at a job to pay the bills but are constantly thinking about ways to start a business that could turn your passions and talents into extra monthly income? Maybe you have a young business and are hoping to grow as an entrepreneur. This podcast provides tips, tricks and practical advice from others who have already been there and done that. Join host Adam Hymans as he shares about his website and portrait photography business and interviews experts in all different areas to help you start or shape a Successful Side Gig!

Latest Episodes

People, Portraits, Pageants w/ Brittany Link Photography

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Brittany from Brittany Link Photography. Brittany was a pageant competitor for 9 years. She is a former Miss Minnesota High School 2009, Miss Minnesota Teen 2010 and Miss Minnesota 2012! Brittany, specializes in pageant headshots and gown photos. Her photos have won multiple state and national pageant photogenic awards, with the summer of 2017 bringing home 5 national photo wins.She also has a ton of artistic people in her family who brought her up with the arts in her blood. Key Lessons and take aways from this episode: She was able to first hone in on her photography craft with friends and sorority sisters before she began to charge for her services. Brittany enjoys doing photography because it is all about self expression and helping others not necessarily just about the money. Don’t get caught up in other peoples businesses or Instagram feeds and try to find unique inspiration from other...

44 MIN2017 SEP 22
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People, Portraits, Pageants w/ Brittany Link Photography

Finding your Inspiration: Videos, Books, Podcasts

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about inspiration. I have found a tremendous amount of inspiration from videos, books and podcasts. There have been very specific things that I have found that altered the course of my entire life and I would love nothing more than to share these with you today! Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Know what you want and why Do you know the specifics behind your life goals? Do you know how much you want to earn? How many people you want to meet or help? Do you want a Jet? We don’t buy things, we buy feelings It is 2017 and you can view life altering content on Youtube Although these are very old recordings look up Jim Rohn, Zig Zigler and Brian Tracy My first child being born was a GAME CHANGER Prior to my first child I was selfish She made me wonder, who do I want to be and what is possible Quotes: "Without the decision for pie, one will never look up the recipe for pie" Earl Nightingale Helpful Links: Earl Nightinga...

12 MIN2017 SEP 1
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Finding your Inspiration: Videos, Books, Podcasts

Going Social w/ Lanae the "Social Networking Nanny"

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Lanae from Social Networking Nanny. Lanae and her team help get businesses on social media and also getting them set down the right path vs platforms that will not suit their businesses well. She was mentioned on Good Morning America which catapulted her business to the next level. Lanae is an outgoing, friendly, knowledgeable entrepreneur who was willing to share some amazing tips with us.

50 MIN2017 AUG 25
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Going Social w/ Lanae the "Social Networking Nanny"

Relationships and Old Friends

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about relationships. Not marriage or boyfriend/girlfriend but relationships with old friends. I just returned from an epic vacation to CO in which I was able to mix business and pleasure by taking photos and also attend the most epic wedding in Fort Collins.

14 MIN2017 AUG 1
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Relationships and Old Friends

Blog Secrets and Instagram Tips w/ Stephanie from www.HeyHonestlyMommy.com

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Stephanie from HeyHonestlyMommy.com a candid and hilarious mommy blog and Instagram page. Stephanie shares all about the early days as a stay at home mom who wanted to challenge herself to find a way to make money online, satisfy a mild shopping addiction and also share the hilarious moments that come along with motherhood. A blog wouldn't be a blog without a beautiful finely curated Instagram page which she talks all about as well. When she set out on this journey it was to collaborate and make money. It still is but Stephanie really likes helping people get through things she has already been through and networking with other moms. Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Stephanie always loved writing and her family always told her she was funny even though she wasn't necessarily sure if that was true (it is!) If you're in the mood to write, find a way to make it happen. You can...

48 MIN2017 JUL 18
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Blog Secrets and Instagram Tips w/ Stephanie from www.HeyHonestlyMommy.com

Sleep Habits and Morning Rituals That Can Change Your Life

In this episode of "The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans" I discuss the very important topic of sleep habits and morning rituals. You know if you are working a full time job, you are raising a family, maintaining a social life and building a business all at the same time, you are probably not sleeping the amount you would like. What if there were a couple quick tips on how to optimize your sleep and start off your morning with a bang! Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Is using a sleep tracker beneficial for you? It was not for me! I used an app for over a year that would give me all sorts of data around amount of sleep, how many times I woke up and it ultimately gave me a sleep efficiency percentage. 10% you slept TERRIBLY 100% You don’t have kids, slept in a wonderful place for 9.5 hours Ultimately I was not using the data to change my behaviors Waking up and seeing a low number let's say 37% would make me think "Oh, I did sleep like crap, I feel like garbage...

23 MIN2017 JUN 30
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Sleep Habits and Morning Rituals That Can Change Your Life

Dana Royal w/ Indie Hatch

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Dana Royal with Indie Hatch an amazing Stationary and Wedding Invitation company in Colorado. Dana shares her amazing story from her gap year, to Art School, working doing video editing at a larger company, all while trying to be a rock star mom! She shares her struggles with office politics and the difficulties of being limited in your creativity. Ultimately being let go from her video production job and having support from them while she was able to look for other positions at a start up company with crazy work hours! Having a child and realizing after maternity leave that working at this job was not for her. Pursuing her passion and having a creative outlet was what she needed from a side gig and Indie Hatch was born. Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Sometimes it takes time and experience to find what you really want Having a child is monumental event and often changes y...

46 MIN2017 JUN 20
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Dana Royal w/ Indie Hatch

Episode 10: Finding Balance in Work and Life

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about the mildly cliché yet extremely important topic of balancing life with work. I am definitely not the guru or SME of this topic but I still wanted to share some of my go to tips that have been very helpful recently. Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: 5 Tips for balancing work and life: Scheduling in advance Use a shared calendar to keep everyone informed Make sure you are supporting anyone else so they can support you Schedule out rewards after deadlines Know everyone's goals including your own Do you know your spouse's goals? Have you shared details about your own goals with those close to you Think long and hard about what you want to achieve in your side gig Don't let "IT" become a problem The "IT" is your side gig You can't work so much that it negatively impacts your life You know a problem because it impacts your work, social life, health and finances Grinding causes sparks, sparks cause fires! If you pla...

14 MIN2017 MAY 31
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Episode 10: Finding Balance in Work and Life

Episode 009: James Jones w/ Spark DJ

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with James Jones with Spark DJ. James is the Co-Founder of Spark DJ, a unique new app that allows an elevated music experience that is DJ inspired. He discusses key moments in the business that him and Co-Founder, John Boss, were able to capitalize on to grow Spark Dj. Starting off as a DJ to pay his way through college James realized that there may be a way to create an, "Algorithmic Clone" of himself. (I know, a thought that everyone has had before, right?!?) Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: It is important to test everything! It is ok if you have a target audience but learn after release and have to pivot In order to test the concept James pre-recorded a DJ set and sold it at a cheaper price as a proof of concept While working a day job you can take a long vacation in order to see what you are able to accomplish or if you would enjoy doing your side gig more. Being a self tau...

45 MIN2017 MAY 9
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Episode 009: James Jones w/ Spark DJ

Episode 008: The 3 P's Passion, Patience, Persistence

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about 3 P words that I think are extremely important for those out there pursuing dreams. Those words are Passion, Patience and Persistence. My Aunt Sandy recently stayed over at my house and she asked why I was doing the podcast. I love talking and helping people and at this time it is 100% funded by ADH Creative Solutions LLC my photography company. I do not have any sponsors. I hope that I am providing people with a lot of value and the word starts spreading about the Podcast Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Passion: To succeed in a new business venture you have to LOVE it. If you don't believe fully in your product or service you will not make sales Passion = Authenticity which draws people in Patience: You need to build your skills! Ever heard of 10,000 hours? Overnight successes do not exist! People have taken time to build relationships, a product, a website, their speaking skills that lead to that rocket mo...

14 MIN2017 APR 27
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Episode 008: The 3 P's Passion, Patience, Persistence

Latest Episodes

People, Portraits, Pageants w/ Brittany Link Photography

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Brittany from Brittany Link Photography. Brittany was a pageant competitor for 9 years. She is a former Miss Minnesota High School 2009, Miss Minnesota Teen 2010 and Miss Minnesota 2012! Brittany, specializes in pageant headshots and gown photos. Her photos have won multiple state and national pageant photogenic awards, with the summer of 2017 bringing home 5 national photo wins.She also has a ton of artistic people in her family who brought her up with the arts in her blood. Key Lessons and take aways from this episode: She was able to first hone in on her photography craft with friends and sorority sisters before she began to charge for her services. Brittany enjoys doing photography because it is all about self expression and helping others not necessarily just about the money. Don’t get caught up in other peoples businesses or Instagram feeds and try to find unique inspiration from other...

44 MIN2017 SEP 22
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People, Portraits, Pageants w/ Brittany Link Photography

Finding your Inspiration: Videos, Books, Podcasts

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about inspiration. I have found a tremendous amount of inspiration from videos, books and podcasts. There have been very specific things that I have found that altered the course of my entire life and I would love nothing more than to share these with you today! Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Know what you want and why Do you know the specifics behind your life goals? Do you know how much you want to earn? How many people you want to meet or help? Do you want a Jet? We don’t buy things, we buy feelings It is 2017 and you can view life altering content on Youtube Although these are very old recordings look up Jim Rohn, Zig Zigler and Brian Tracy My first child being born was a GAME CHANGER Prior to my first child I was selfish She made me wonder, who do I want to be and what is possible Quotes: "Without the decision for pie, one will never look up the recipe for pie" Earl Nightingale Helpful Links: Earl Nightinga...

12 MIN2017 SEP 1
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Finding your Inspiration: Videos, Books, Podcasts

Going Social w/ Lanae the "Social Networking Nanny"

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Lanae from Social Networking Nanny. Lanae and her team help get businesses on social media and also getting them set down the right path vs platforms that will not suit their businesses well. She was mentioned on Good Morning America which catapulted her business to the next level. Lanae is an outgoing, friendly, knowledgeable entrepreneur who was willing to share some amazing tips with us.

50 MIN2017 AUG 25
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Going Social w/ Lanae the "Social Networking Nanny"

Relationships and Old Friends

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about relationships. Not marriage or boyfriend/girlfriend but relationships with old friends. I just returned from an epic vacation to CO in which I was able to mix business and pleasure by taking photos and also attend the most epic wedding in Fort Collins.

14 MIN2017 AUG 1
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Relationships and Old Friends

Blog Secrets and Instagram Tips w/ Stephanie from www.HeyHonestlyMommy.com

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Stephanie from HeyHonestlyMommy.com a candid and hilarious mommy blog and Instagram page. Stephanie shares all about the early days as a stay at home mom who wanted to challenge herself to find a way to make money online, satisfy a mild shopping addiction and also share the hilarious moments that come along with motherhood. A blog wouldn't be a blog without a beautiful finely curated Instagram page which she talks all about as well. When she set out on this journey it was to collaborate and make money. It still is but Stephanie really likes helping people get through things she has already been through and networking with other moms. Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Stephanie always loved writing and her family always told her she was funny even though she wasn't necessarily sure if that was true (it is!) If you're in the mood to write, find a way to make it happen. You can...

48 MIN2017 JUL 18
Comments
Blog Secrets and Instagram Tips w/ Stephanie from www.HeyHonestlyMommy.com

Sleep Habits and Morning Rituals That Can Change Your Life

In this episode of "The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans" I discuss the very important topic of sleep habits and morning rituals. You know if you are working a full time job, you are raising a family, maintaining a social life and building a business all at the same time, you are probably not sleeping the amount you would like. What if there were a couple quick tips on how to optimize your sleep and start off your morning with a bang! Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Is using a sleep tracker beneficial for you? It was not for me! I used an app for over a year that would give me all sorts of data around amount of sleep, how many times I woke up and it ultimately gave me a sleep efficiency percentage. 10% you slept TERRIBLY 100% You don’t have kids, slept in a wonderful place for 9.5 hours Ultimately I was not using the data to change my behaviors Waking up and seeing a low number let's say 37% would make me think "Oh, I did sleep like crap, I feel like garbage...

23 MIN2017 JUN 30
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Sleep Habits and Morning Rituals That Can Change Your Life

Dana Royal w/ Indie Hatch

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with Dana Royal with Indie Hatch an amazing Stationary and Wedding Invitation company in Colorado. Dana shares her amazing story from her gap year, to Art School, working doing video editing at a larger company, all while trying to be a rock star mom! She shares her struggles with office politics and the difficulties of being limited in your creativity. Ultimately being let go from her video production job and having support from them while she was able to look for other positions at a start up company with crazy work hours! Having a child and realizing after maternity leave that working at this job was not for her. Pursuing her passion and having a creative outlet was what she needed from a side gig and Indie Hatch was born. Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Sometimes it takes time and experience to find what you really want Having a child is monumental event and often changes y...

46 MIN2017 JUN 20
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Dana Royal w/ Indie Hatch

Episode 10: Finding Balance in Work and Life

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about the mildly cliché yet extremely important topic of balancing life with work. I am definitely not the guru or SME of this topic but I still wanted to share some of my go to tips that have been very helpful recently. Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: 5 Tips for balancing work and life: Scheduling in advance Use a shared calendar to keep everyone informed Make sure you are supporting anyone else so they can support you Schedule out rewards after deadlines Know everyone's goals including your own Do you know your spouse's goals? Have you shared details about your own goals with those close to you Think long and hard about what you want to achieve in your side gig Don't let "IT" become a problem The "IT" is your side gig You can't work so much that it negatively impacts your life You know a problem because it impacts your work, social life, health and finances Grinding causes sparks, sparks cause fires! If you pla...

14 MIN2017 MAY 31
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Episode 10: Finding Balance in Work and Life

Episode 009: James Jones w/ Spark DJ

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig with Adam Hymans you will hear an interview with James Jones with Spark DJ. James is the Co-Founder of Spark DJ, a unique new app that allows an elevated music experience that is DJ inspired. He discusses key moments in the business that him and Co-Founder, John Boss, were able to capitalize on to grow Spark Dj. Starting off as a DJ to pay his way through college James realized that there may be a way to create an, "Algorithmic Clone" of himself. (I know, a thought that everyone has had before, right?!?) Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: It is important to test everything! It is ok if you have a target audience but learn after release and have to pivot In order to test the concept James pre-recorded a DJ set and sold it at a cheaper price as a proof of concept While working a day job you can take a long vacation in order to see what you are able to accomplish or if you would enjoy doing your side gig more. Being a self tau...

45 MIN2017 MAY 9
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Episode 009: James Jones w/ Spark DJ

Episode 008: The 3 P's Passion, Patience, Persistence

In this episode of The Successful Side Gig I talk about 3 P words that I think are extremely important for those out there pursuing dreams. Those words are Passion, Patience and Persistence. My Aunt Sandy recently stayed over at my house and she asked why I was doing the podcast. I love talking and helping people and at this time it is 100% funded by ADH Creative Solutions LLC my photography company. I do not have any sponsors. I hope that I am providing people with a lot of value and the word starts spreading about the Podcast Key Lessons and take aways from this weeks episode: Passion: To succeed in a new business venture you have to LOVE it. If you don't believe fully in your product or service you will not make sales Passion = Authenticity which draws people in Patience: You need to build your skills! Ever heard of 10,000 hours? Overnight successes do not exist! People have taken time to build relationships, a product, a website, their speaking skills that lead to that rocket mo...

14 MIN2017 APR 27
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Episode 008: The 3 P's Passion, Patience, Persistence