The ultimate playbook to building a side hustle: how to make money online

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If you’re like me, you don’t want to be limited financially by the income you make from your 9-5. You want to be able to afford world travel, nights out with friends, fun purchases and not worry about how much you have in your checking or savings account right now.

Do you want to make an additional $1,000 a month? How about $5,000? How about $10,000?

If that’s you, you don’t need to wait for your next raise. It’s time to start a side hustle.

It’s all possible with a side hustle.

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I moved to Chicago after graduation and immediately dove into my 9-5. It absorbed all of my time and my focus. It was rewarding and showed promise and a path to a long and fruitful career. BUT, like many entry level jobs in popular industries (advertising), it paid virtually nothing. I barely had enough to pay rent and had to budget everY penny. As an adventurous twenty something looking to make the most of my time in a big city, this wasn’t cutting it.

That’s where my side hustle came in.

After months of researching and trial and error, I found a way to satiate my desire to 1) create something that I was passionate about and 2) create residual side income.

To get money outside of your 9-5, you need a side hustle!

Over the past couple of years I have developed and built upon various side hustles to the point where myself and my fellow side hustler Matt are making well over 6 figures a year from our side hustle endeavors.

I have launched and grown side hustles in several different areas – selling T-shirts, starting and growing blogs (like this one!), podcasting, dropshipping, selling consulting/coaching, e-books, online video courses, and others.

All it took was a lot of trial and error, understanding how the internet works and learning from other side hustlers.

Along the way I have been fortunate to meet and learn from some of the most brilliant internet minds out there – guys and girls who are making hundreds of thousands of dollars a month from their side hustles (of which they have since turned into full-time hustles). They have effectively leveraged the power of the internet to sell products and services online.

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I am confident that you can do the same and start hustling your ass off. I wrote this in-depth guide for you.

I’m going to make this as simple as possible. I know first hand how easy it is to get overwhelmed these days by all the advice online, all the gurus telling you what to do and all the courses they say you need to buy. I have broken up this guide into three, clean sections (oh.. and btw, we’re not selling you anything).

1. Before you launch

2. Setting up.

3. Launch/getting people to learn

Take this guide section by section. I’d recommend reading through the entire guide in one sitting and then go back to each section and begin checking things off and creating an action list. I hope you’re AMPED to start your side hustle. Here we go.

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Written by Case Kenny

Case is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of PRSUIT.com; Reach him at case@prsuit.com

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