3 Tips to Get Your Side Hustle Off the Ground…

Written By bella

November 6, 2023

Who doesn’t dream of turning passion into profit? Whether it’s to pad your pocket, fuel creativity, or to say “I did that.” A side hustle can be your ticket to not just dreaming big, but living big. At Loud Speaker, we empower you to grab life, so here are three top tips to get your side hustle to hit different…

1. Master the Art of Sales and Marketing

Whether your hustle is handcrafted haikus or high-tech hoverboards, you need to master selling. Sales and marketing aren’t just about pushing products; they’re about telling your story in a way that resonates, connects, and convinces. It’s about understanding your audience’s needs and how you fit in like the missing puzzle piece.

Learn sales techniques, consumer psychology, and digital marketing trends. From online courses and webinars to podcasts and books, there’s a wealth of knowledge to unlock. In the realm of sales and marketing, knowledge isn’t just power—it’s profit.

2. Become a Networking Beast

Put it this way: If your side hustle was a plant, networking would be its water and sunlight. It’s about who you know, and who knows you. Build genuine connections, attend industry meetups, join online communities, and don’t shy away from sliding into DMs (professionally, of course).

Networking goes beyond exchanging business cards at boring conferences; it’s sharing ideas, and mutual support.  Each person you meet can open new opportunities—maybe finding your first customer, mentors, or a like-minded friend to create new ideas. So, speak to everyone and watch as doors start opening, you’ll get ahead of the game.

3. Do It Now—Like, Literally, Right Now

Let’s be honest, the biggest hurdle between you and your side hustle isn’t money, time, or resources—it’s starting. We get it, starting can be scary. There’s always that “perfect” moment we’re waiting for. But here’s the truth: the moment is now. Stop planning and start doing.

The sooner you start, the quicker you’ll learn from real-world experiences. If you fail it’s a lesson and the challenge builds your resilience. So, stop the cap, start today. Not tomorrow, not next Monday—today. 

Your future self will thank you.