Playlist · by Karenlamach
7 episodes, 4 hours 32 mins
#202 - Non-Profit and For-Purpose Business Model with Shawanda Mason-Moore
What does it actually look like to start a non-profit business? In today's episode, Shawanda Mason-Moore, co-founder of the educational non-profit, The Chattery, talks us through some of the logistics of starting and running a non-profit and how the non-profit (or for-purpose) business mindset is different from how we usually view business on Being Boss.
306: How to Start a Business You Care About — With No Business Ideas and No Money
From no business ideas and no money, to making your first sales in 2 weeks. It’s not a far-fetched goal according to this week’s guest. Alan Donegan from PopUpBusinessSchool.co.uk specializes in guiding people through this transformation, and he says that everyone has a profitable business idea in their heads – and he knows how to find it. Click here to download Alan’s top tips for turning a passion into a business from this episode. He does this through in-person workshops that are free to attend by forming partnerships with government bodies in cities across the UK, and he’s bringing his workshops to the US soon. Alan is adamant about bootstrapping and not taking on a load of debt to start a business because he saw his family go through a multi-million dollar bankruptcy and doesn’t want anyone else to have to experience the same fate. He preaches starting a business around a passion or something that excites you. Because running a business you’re passionate about sets you a...
311: How to Create Your Own Niche—and Your Own Income
Her escape plan was an interesting one. April Whitney was staring at a future of pharmaceutical copywriting, and wanted out. Today, April isthe leading voice in the niche of petite fitness. Where the story gets exciting, is that it’s a niche that for all intents and purposes, April invented. Nobody was searching for this stuff, which would normally be a huge red flag. But when women came across April and her content, something resonated. Note: Click here to download April’s top tips from this episode. Starting a little over a year ago, she’s built a tribe of over 10,000 followers, raised $8,000 on Kickstarter for her first product, and now sells $1000 worth of that product on autopilot every month. April built most of her tribe on Instagram, a platform that’s saturated with fitness-related content and notoriously difficult to convert followers into customers. Tune in to hear how April found her tribe, converted them into followers and customers, and the products and services she...
309: Side Hustle Coaching: How Can I 10x My Current Business?
Nikko Mendoza is one listener who’s taken a lot of action this year building his side hustle He runs a really cool business in the 3D printing niche that today has 2 main revenue streams: Selling digital files for masks and customer armor inspired by well-known comic book characters, where customers can print out their own physical products at home with their own 3D printers. APatreon campaign, where fans of Nikko pay him monthly for behind the scenes access and members-only content. Currently, those 2 income streams combine to earn around $2k a month, but Nikko told me he had the goal of 10x-ing that income in the next year. To help me brainstorm ways to get that done, I invited Don the Idea Guy back to the program for this special coaching episode. As you listen in, we talk traffic generation and revenue generation for Nikko’s business, and I’m confident you’ll find some parallel opportunities to pursue in your own business too.
Bonus: Alexa, Enable The Money Making Minute
Here's a behind-the-scenes look at my latest experiment, an Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing skill called The Money Making Minute. I think there's an opportunity for entrepreneurs to begin creating content for the popular smart speaker while competition is relatively low. Here's how I'm getting started with it and how you can join in. To learn more, visit TheMoneyMakingMinute.com.
320: Multiplying Money, Morning Routines, and $100k Side Hustles: 20 Questions with Nick
It’s time to dive into the ol’ listener mailbag and answer a few questions in this week’sedition of The Side Hustle Show. I’ve had quite a few interesting questions come in since the last Q&A episode, and picked 20 to talk through in today’s show, including: Let’s say you’ve got $100. How do you turn it into $200? What's your #1 morning ritual? Should I create a course around self-care? Am I even qualified to? I haven't made a single sale (on Etsy) and am super demoralized. What can I do? How hard is it to make a website? How do you find a "tech" person for a reasonable rate? Why don't you use ads to monetize your website? In starting my online business, which social media platforms should I focus on? What side hustles do you recommend that could generate $100k a year within a year? When you started Side Hustle Nation, how'd you get engagement from Day 1? No one is buying my book. How can I market it? What WordPress template do you suggest? How do you refer to affiliate links...
Dr. Rick Hanson - NEW! Top 5 Ways to Be Happier in 2019
Dr. Rick Hanson, psychologist and bestselling author of several books including "Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence,” shares his top 5 tips on how we can be happier this year. Learn how to disengage from negative thoughts, create new habits for emotional well-being, boost motivation, improve relationships and so much more! Visit rickhanson.net for course info.
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