Nick Loper is an entrepreneur, marketer, skier, author, business nerd, seattle sports fan, parrothead, podcaster and host of The Side Hustle Show.
Last year, Brad Rice booked $225,000 worth of Salesforce consulting work. That's impressive on its own, but what's crazier is he only worked an average of 18 hours a week. Brad took his existing skills and experience with a popular software product, and pivoted to become a remote freelance consultant. This is the "SWAS" strategy: Software with a Service. (We’ve heard from guests following a similar path with Asana and Quickbooks.) If you're not familiar with Salesforce, it's the #1 CRM (customer relationship management) software in the world. Businesses and non-profits of all sizes use the software to organize and manage the back-end of their sales efforts. And on the other side, there’s a community of salesforce professionals who support those customers … and earn up to $230 an hour to do so. Why are the rates so high? Supply and demand — there's a gap between the popularity of Salesforce and the number of experts like Brad who can help with it. That's the opportunity I think you should know about. To learn more and see if Salesforce consulting is the right career upgrade for you, check out Brad's Free 5-Day Salesforce Challenge. Tune in to hear: why there's such a high demand for Salesforce professionals how you can get started today earning your Salesforce certifications the progression steps Brad took to go from $40,000 a year to $225,000 part-time Full show notes
Amanda Austin has a healthy 6-figure part-time business drop shipping dollhouse miniatures. From the My Wife Quit Her Job podcast, Steve Chou takes over hosting duties today! If you want to learn more about building an e-commerce business, check him out at MyWifeQuitHerJob.com and subscribe to his show for more!
Rachel cash-flows $10k a month from her portfolio of mobile homes. When most people think of real estate investing, mobile homes probably don't come to mind. In fact, technically speaking, mobile homes are personal property--not real estate. Still, this is a sub-niche in real estate that comes with the familiar cash-flowing opportunity of buying a building and renting it out for a profit. Rachel Hernandez has been investing in mobile homes for over 10 years. She made her first mobile home purchase for $3,600, re-sold it for $10,000 on a leas-to-own contract, and hasn’t looked back since. Rachel is the author of Adventures in Mobile Homes and she blogs and podcasts about her work at AdventuresInMobileHomes.com. Tune in to hear: why mobile homes make an attractive investment how to find potential deals near you how Rachel markets for tenants Want more unconventional rental ideas? Click here to download a list of 25 other things you could make money renting out. Full show notes
With over 500 million users and growing all the time, your target customers are probably on Pinterest. To help catch us up on all the latest strategies and best practices for getting more traffic, more sales, more leads from Pinterest is our resident Pinterest marketing expert, Kate Ahl from SimplePinMedia.com. It’s been a couple of years since I last spoke with Kate and a lot has changed on the Pinterest platform. The user base has doubled, they’ve released new pin formats, and I’m actually starting to see some signs of life from my own account. Which I’d kind of written off for a while to focus on SEO instead. Tune in to hear: what’s working on Pinterest right now how to optimize your content for Pinterest search some cool things coming to the platform around selling your own products Full show notes
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658
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17
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1 week, 5 days
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