Side Hustle Spark 114: 5 More Side Hustle Lessons

This buffer.com post by Courtney Seiter–5 Side Hustle Lessons I Learned From My Day Job–still offers helpful insights, despite its 2017 publication date.

Anything written before the pandemic started is probably viewed through a different lens anyway, right?

It’s well worth the six-minute read.

As always, I hope you tailor any idea or ‘aha! moment’ into something helpful

Side Hustle Spark 103: Side Hustle Failures

This post from AcceleratedFI reviews the writer’s side hustle flops and there is tons to learn here.

Some of the oops moments:

  • Violating someone’s patent
  • Following the allure of ‘cost per click’ and creating sites around products [i.e. tooth implants] he knew nothing about.
  • Inventing a product, but victimized by poor performance at the Asian factory.
  • And in his ‘garlic press’ venture…”This meant if I sold them for $10 and Amazon took a $4 cut for fulfillment/shipping fees, I was netting $6 and my cost was $7.50. I’m losing $1.50 on every sale I make…”

The post does lead off with:
Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by PSECU, a Pennsylvania-based credit union but hey, I’m there to glean a little information, so, not a problem.

Jim has since moved on to more successful ventures and offers his free PDF of his 7 favorite side hustles here.