Number of pages: 336
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
BBB Library: Entrepreneurship
This unique guide features the startup stories of regular people launching side businesses that almost anyone can do: an urban tour guide, an artist inspired by maps, a travel site founder, an ice pop maker, a confetti photographer, a group of friends who sell hammocks to support local economies, and many more. In 100 Side Hustles, best-selling author of the $100 Startup Chris Guillebeau presents a colorful idea book filled with inspiration for your next big idea. Distilled from Guillebeau's popular Side Hustle School podcast, these case studies feature teachers, artists, coders, and even entire families who've found ways to create new sources of income. With insights, takeaways, and photography that reveal the human element behind the hustles, this playbook covers every important step of launching a side hustle, from identifying underserved markets to crafting unique products and services that spring from your passions. Soon you'll find yourself joining the ranks of these innovative entrepreneurs —making money on the side while living your best life.
“Chris Guillebeau often says, ‘Inspiration is good, but inspiration combined with action is so much better,’ and this collection of side hustles is an invaluable resource for both inspiration and action. It’s packed with practical and engaging ideas, tips, strategies, and, most helpful, real-life examples of people who have succeeded.”
100 Side Hustlesby Chris Guillebeau, is a very practical and must-read book if you are looking for a reason (or a push) tobuild your side business. In fact, the book is pretty much like a workbook that will take you by the hand and help you build whatever you have in mind. You don’t really have anything in mind yet? Nevermind. Just keep reading this book review, you’ll see…"
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