Side Hustle Spark 241: This Is Marketing (Seth Godin)

Click the above word cloud for an excerpt to:
Seth Godin’s This Is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See

Along with the notions in the word cloud, three favorite points:

“Marketing doesn’t have to be selfish.”

“It’s easier to make products and services for the customers you seek to serve than it is to find customers for your products and services.”

This excerpt closes with: “Time to stop looking for shortcuts, and time to start insisting on a long, viable path instead.”

For a number of other related resources, click:

To Seth’s blog.


For a subject-by-subject look at sidehustlecurator,
check out my Posts Organized by Topic page.

Forge ahead, side hustlers!

Side Hustle Spark 240: A video-cruise of Pinterest for winning ideas

Click the image above for a 90-seconds of idea-shopping in Pinterest…

Why watch the video?

  • Snappy words/phrases that speak to you or your customers
  • Product/service ideas you hadn’t considered
  • New customers
  • New websites/resources you hadn’t considered
  • Pinterest pin design strategies
  • A reminder to use Pinterest for the occasional brainstorming exercise

and some of the listings may actually affirm a strategy or product line you’ve already followed/created.
Nothing wrong with a little reassurance, right?

So pause this masterpiece where needed.

I hope this steers you to something new, profitable, or reassuring.


For a subject-by-subject look at sidehustlecurator,
check out my Posts Organized by Topic page.

Forge ahead, side hustlers!

Side Hustle Spark 224: Fiverr profits, lessons from quarantine, top marketing podcasts (video tour)

I’ve been adding plenty of content links to my Scoop.it curation site.

Click the above screenshot for
a one-minute tour of some of the latest additions.


Note: I’m using the name jrmays.
Just using that name for other writing reasons.

Forge ahead, folks!


The author, T. Haag, is now 240+ sidehustlecurator posts into this little hunt-and-share project. As he works on his own stuff, he likes learning:

— what others are doing to create additional income for themselves

— side hustlers’ successful strategies

— solo entrepreneurs’ favorite tools

Hoping that you find something useful among these posts.

Side Hustle Spark 219: Quotes Galore! (Content marketing, butt-kicking, and Seth Godin)

Three new additions to Side Hustle Curator’s page of lists

Lots of smart people chiming in on getting started and reaching your customer.

  1. 47 Content Marketing Quotes that Will Make You a Better Marketer
  2. 21 Quotes That’ll Inspire You To Finally Start A Side Hustle This Year
  3. 92 Seth Godin Quotes On Life, Business & Success

Side Hustle Spark 192: How to be remarkable (Seth Godin)

Hope you enjoy and benefit from this two-minute curation of Seth Godin’s How to be remarkable blog post.

If nothing else, this post should steer you toward his blog/daily email subscription.

Forge ahead!


And now, time for book recommendations…or shameless commercialism…or both. Okay, there are definitely book recommendations…

These seven books are go-to sources of inspiration and valued experience. These are affiliate links which, if you use to preview and buy the product, won’t raise the product’s price and will earn me a commission. At that point, I’ll be that much closer to buying that unclaimed island in the Caribbean. Please don’t ask for the island’s coordinates. It is mine and you can’t have it. ;->

These books cut across so many lines of productivity and accomplishment. Whether you use these links or go elsewhere, get your hands on these.

Side Hustle Spark 188: Commence the avalanche (Curation by Scoop-it)

I used this tool–Scoop.it–a while back when I provided instructional and tech support for teachers. (A great job with great people, by the way.)

And I thought to myself, “Self, you’re now spending even more time curating. Why aren’t you using Scoop.it?”

And so I am, right here.

I’ll be adding to this regularly. And if I don’t, let me know.

Note: I’m using the name jr mays. Nothing hinky here. Just for other writing reasons.

Forge ahead, folks!