I published my first book

Almost two years after I started to write in my spare time what was just going to be a business ebook, my paperback book got published today. It’s called Everything I Learned About Sales I Learned From My Dog. It is featured in the Austin Arboretum Barnes and Noble in the Local Author section (I'm … Continue reading I published my first book

20 Side Hustle Quotes To Keep You Motivated

Some days are harder than others to motivate ourselves to work on our side hustles. I know this from experience. I started hustling almost three years ago and haven’t made any money yet. I am going to emphasize yet as I am 100% convinced I can do this. The reasons that I am doing this … Continue reading 20 Side Hustle Quotes To Keep You Motivated

My dad is a first-time author at 92

Not one to sit idly as the world shut down, my dad wrote his memoir during the pandemic. I am so happy to announce that his book is now published and ready for purchase. I may be biased but I think his book is great! It is interesting, funny, and full of surprises- just like … Continue reading My dad is a first-time author at 92

Seniors Should Start a Home-Based Business: Here’s How

Guest blog by Carla Lopez Many people assume getting older automatically means slowing down at work and letting go of your career. However, even seniors who retire don’t necessarily stop working — they just stop having to. Plenty of older adults enjoy continuing their careers on their own terms once they’ve left the traditional working … Continue reading Seniors Should Start a Home-Based Business: Here’s How

Vacation Rentals Just Might Be the Answer 
to Working from Home During COVID-19

Guest blog from Amy Collett from http://bizwell.org/ You’ve tried everything: setting work hours, locking the door, even hanging a “Do not disturb” sign on your office door. Despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to find any peace and quiet while working from home. But there’s one work-from-home solution you haven’t thought of yet: Leaving … Continue reading Vacation Rentals Just Might Be the Answer 
to Working from Home During COVID-19

About Six Weeks Away From Publishing My First Book called Everything I Learned About Sales I Learned From My Dog

I started the journey of writing my first book ~18 months ago. I first blogged about the beginning of this journey when my goal was to write an eBook here https://thesidehustlejourney.com/23wc.  In the process of writing my eBook called Everything I Learned About Sales I Learned From My Dog, I got positive feedback from friends … Continue reading About Six Weeks Away From Publishing My First Book called Everything I Learned About Sales I Learned From My Dog

How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Earn Extra Income

Guest blog from Gwen Payne of www.invisiblemoms.com Let it never be said that being a stay-at-home parent isn’t a job. Ask anyone who has chased a toddler across the house all day, and they’ll tell you exactly how challenging a job it can be. Unfortunately, it’s not lucrative. As a result, many parents are interested in finding … Continue reading How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Earn Extra Income

Tips for Finding–and Keeping—a Remote Job

Guest blog from Julie Morris of http://www.juliemorris.org Looking for new work can be quite challenging, but in some ways, the pandemic has made job-hunting easier: with so many companies running their operations remotely, more jobs are available to those who need remote work. If you find remote work, it’s important to maintain strong time management skills … Continue reading Tips for Finding–and Keeping—a Remote Job

Six-week countdown from launching my drop ship side hustle

I think I am about six weeks away from launching my drop ship side hustle so I thought it was time for another update. I saw in my first blog about this venture (above) that I had hoped to be up in running by the end of August. It’s now late September and I’m shooting for an early November launch. I am trying not to be discouraged by the delay but just accept it that it takes longer to do things sometimes than you think it will and I want to do it right. Oh, also, it’s 2020 so we should all give each other a break as sometimes just getting out of bed in the morning this year is an accomplishment.

How Side Gigs Can Be a Lifesaver for Cash-Strapped Single Parents

The majority of Americans are interested in starting their own business one day, according to recent polls. For the millions of cash-strapped single parents who are raising children, starting a side gig or freelance hustle can be a crucial part of reducing financial stress while helping make ends meet.