Meet 7 people who make bank from a creative side hustle
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- America is obsessed with the side hustle economy.
- Chris Guillebeau, a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and podcast host teaches people exactly how to launch a side hustle.
- He says a successful side hustle can remain a part-time gig that provides some extra cash or grow into a full-time job.
Chris Guillebeau, a multihyphenate entrepreneur and the author of "Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days," is an authority on side hustles.Advertisement
In addition to his book, Guillebeau's popular online workshop, Side Hustle School, teaches people how to launch a side hustle - from idea generation to monetization - to bring home some extra cash and exercise their creative muscles.
On his podcast, Guillebeau tells the stories of people around the world who have done just that, and even some who have grown their side hustle into a full-time gig."[A side hustle] is not just about avoiding or overcoming economic uncertainty, it's about creating something for yourself and having ownership over that, and that's a wonderful thing," Guillebeau previously told Business Insider.
It's crucial to "look away from the gig economy" and part-time jobs, he said, and put your energy toward creating something unique and valuable that people will pay for.On over 300 episodes of Side Hustle School - which have a run-time of less than 10 minutes each - Guillebeau has shared stories of hundreds of hard-working side hustlers around the world.He shared some of his favorite success stories with Business Insider below:Advertisement