The Side Hustle Show is a podcast that prides itself on being an entrepreneurship podcast that will teach you things that you can apply in your own life.
The show is hosted by Nick Loper, who set up the Side Hustle Nation website himself, as he takes listeners through different ways that they can make extra money on the side of their regular income.
The show is packed with informative discussions on all things from marketing, to freelancing, to investing, and so much more.
The show has become incredibly popular, with thousands of loyal listeners tuning into every episode, and over 500 episodes already having been recorded.
The show is well worth listening to, but I believe that the episodes listed below are the best that it has to offer. So read on below now to get started!
Table of Contents
- 1 Episode 477 – How To Make Money With NFTs
- 2 Episode 499 – $4000 A Month Playing Video Games
- 3 Episode 500 – 10 Big Ideas From 500 Episodes Of The Side Hustle Show
- 4 Episode 449 – $10,000 A Month Selling Digital Products On Etsy
- 5 Episode 398 – Build A Website Or Buy One That’s Already Working?
- 6 Episode 362 – Get Paid To Answer Questions: How I Make $20,000 A Month Online
- 7 Episode 312 – 6 Rules To Scale Any Side Hustle
- 8 453: 12 Expert SEO Tips for 2021: Get More Free Traffic
- 9 397: Should I Start a Freelance Business or Build An Agency?
- 10 373: The Sweaty Startup: How to Start a Local Service Business
- 11 142: $5k per Month Blogging Case Study: How to Drive Massive Traffic with Pinterest, with Rosemarie Groner
- 12 363: 10 Creative Side Hustles That Make Real Money – Part 2
Episode 477 – How To Make Money With NFTs
NFTs have totally taken the internet by storm over the past year. They have proven to be immensely attractive to people across the web thanks to their collectible nature, as well as the fact that every NFT is unique and irreplicable.
NFTs have made artists across the world lots of money from selling their own unique pieces, and many NFTs go on to sell for millions of dollars apiece.
However, with NFTs proving to be so massive, it can be difficult to find out where you belong in the conversation, and where to even get started with them.
And if you still aren’t even sure what NFTs are, then don’t worry, because Nick is here to tell you in a way that finally makes sense!
Nick also takes the opportunity to see whether NFTs are actually a worthwhile investment and whether you should try them out for yourself.
Episode 499 – $4000 A Month Playing Video Games
Many people across the internet have managed to find a way to monetize video games, and earn a living from playing them!
Whether it be streaming them, selling them, or creating them, gaming is proving to be one of the biggest industries in the entire world!
Devyn Ricks, a mother of 4 children has managed to find a way to make upwards of $4,000 a month, even though she does not stream on any major platforms.
But how does she manage to do it? And can you possibly monetize your own hobbies in the same way?
Listen to this episode to find out, because Devyn reveals all about how she managed to make a fortune doing exactly what she loves!
Episode 500 – 10 Big Ideas From 500 Episodes Of The Side Hustle Show
Having recently reached its 500th episode milestone, what better way for The Side Hustle Show to celebrate than with a look back at some of its best moments?
This episode sees Nick taking us through some of his favorite moments, as well as 10 of the best ideas that he and his many guests have discussed.
Whether you are a long-time listener of the show or someone that is just dipping their toes into it, this is a can’t-miss episode that will show you what the show can achieve at its very best.
Episode 449 – $10,000 A Month Selling Digital Products On Etsy
Etsy is a platform that has made it incredibly easy for the creatives of the internet to get their work seen and to get into direct contact with the people that would love to buy it.
Many independent artists have been able to go on to make a living through Etsy and use it to make their dreams come true.
However, few can boast of achieving quite the same numbers as the amazing Rachel Jones from MoneyHackingMama.com who has managed to make a staggering $10,000 a month just from selling digital assets on the platform.
But how did Rachel manage to do this? And how did she utilize all of the tools that Etsy put at her disposal to build that fortune?
Nick uses his interviewing expertise to dig out the truth and what he finds out is truly awe-inspiring.
Episode 398 – Build A Website Or Buy One That’s Already Working?
Investing in websites is proving to be an incredibly strong source of revenue for many people, but a question that is often brought up is whether or not investors have made their fortunes from creating entirely new websites, or buying up websites that already exist.
Is there any value to be derived from existing domains? And is it possible to really make a sizeable extra income from website investments?
This episode features guest Mark Webster, an acclaimed authority on SEO and affiliate marketing, as he and Nick discuss some of the things that make website investments such an exciting venture!
Episode 362 – Get Paid To Answer Questions: How I Make $20,000 A Month Online
Truly one of the wildest revenue streams that Nick has had the opportunity to speak about on his show is the one discussed in this episode.
Debbie Gartner runs her own website in her spare time, on which she answers questions that she knows her clients will have.
This has massively increased her web traffic so that she is able to make a massive amount of money from affiliate marketing, and ads placed across her website.
Her story is very inspiring, and in this episode, Nick delves right into it.
Episode 312 – 6 Rules To Scale Any Side Hustle
This is a very impactful episode that contains tons of actionable advice that you can apply to any side hustle you could possibly imagine!
Sean Marshall joins the show in this episode as Nick walks listeners through his 6 key rules to help make any side-hustle really take off.
The episode is sure to get you inspired, and you’ll be wanting to apply everything you’ve learned right away once the episode draws to a close.
453: 12 Expert SEO Tips for 2021: Get More Free Traffic
Search Engine Optimization is one of the most important aspects of building an online brand.
If you want to get more organic traffic on your website and attract more clients, you need to comprehend how SEO works. This episode makes it easy!
Together with a group of experts, Nick explores the techniques and methods to attract more visitors and take your brand to the next level.
From finding the right keywords, identifying easy SEO fixes, and using content editors – this episode covers all you need to know.
397: Should I Start a Freelance Business or Build An Agency?
According to the latest stats, there are around 1.1 billion freelancers worldwide at the moment.
Freelance businesses are becoming more popular every day, but many people struggle between choosing to build an agency or working solo.
In this episode, Nick opens a debate between Chris Schwab from Thinkmaids (who represents the agency side), and Ken Carfango from SoloCleaningSchool.com (who represents the solo freelance side).
What are the advantages and disadvantages of each model? How to attract clients? What about the startup costs?
Check out this episode to hear these two discuss different approaches to starting a business.
373: The Sweaty Startup: How to Start a Local Service Business
Speaking of businesses, why not start from your hometown?
This episode focuses on local businesses and how you can start your own.
Nick Loper is joined by Nick Huber, co-founder of Storage Squad and host of The Sweaty Startup podcast. Nick’s local startup has grown over $3M since starting as a little part-time project in 2011.
Starting a local, service-based business might seem scary, but Nick’s story will definitely inspire you.
Tune in to hear how he did it and you can too!
142: $5k per Month Blogging Case Study: How to Drive Massive Traffic with Pinterest, with Rosemarie Groner
Pinterest has been around since 2010 and has since become one of the most effective platforms for internet marketing.
Want to grow your brand easily? Advertisers can reach more than 200 million people using Pinterest.
It has been Rosemarie Groner’s secret weapon too – this former state trooper turned to blogging and became a stay-at-home mom. She managed to earn up to $5000 per month from her site The Busy Budgeter, only working part-time.
This is another success story that will blow your mind. From zero to 400,000 page views? Rosemarie did it.
In this episode she is sharing her blogging tips on how to generate more online traffic.
Make sure to check it out!
363: 10 Creative Side Hustles That Make Real Money – Part 2
This is one of the best-ranked episodes, and for a good reason.
Thinking of picking up a side gig but not sure what truly works? Want to supplement your income? Here are some ideas you can start today!
Nick is covering 10 creative side hustles in this episode – from walking dogs to lemonade stands. And if you’re craving more, make sure to check out Part 1.
This episode really covers the purpose of The Side Hustle Show, as it gives you an actual list of profitable ways to make money outside your regular job. A must-watch!