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Side Hustle Pro

325 episodes - English - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings

Side Hustle Pro spotlights bold black women entrepreneurs who have scaled from side hustle to profitable business. Join Chief Side Hustler turned full-time entrepreneur Nicaila Matthews Okome for your weekly installment of Side Hustle Pro and learn actionable strategies to start small and get going–wherever and whoever you are. Side Hustle Pro features interviews with inspiring black women entrepreneurs including interviews with Myleik Teele of CurlBox, Lisa Price of Carol's Daughter, Nicole Walters of The Monetized Life, Maya Elious of Built to Impact, and more!

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300: Unlearning Purpose: How to Stop Overthinking and Start Side Hustling (REWIND)

May 18, 2022 14:00 - 30 minutes - 42.5 MB

In this week’s rewind episode, Co-Work With Me as I discuss unlearning purpose and how to stop letting analysis paralysis keep you from pursuing your side hustle. Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube  This episode is brought to you by:  Journey to Launch Host and personal finance educator Jamila Souffrant shares practical and tactical ways that you can achieve your dreams of Financial Freedom & Financial Independence. Subscribe and listen to the...

299: How Jessica Nabongo Became The First Black Woman to Travel To Every Country In The World

May 11, 2022 07:00 - 54 minutes - 74.4 MB

This week in the guest chair we have Jessica Nabongo. Jessica is a wanderlust, writer, entrepreneur, public speaker and travel expert, most widely known for being the first Black woman on record to visit every country in the world.  At her core, she is a dreamer looking to craft a life and career that interconnects her passions and talents.  A first generation American, Jessica was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan to Ugandan parents.  As her career path changed, Jessica realized that...

298: How Mented Cosmetics Grew From Side Hustle To Multi-Million Dollar Beauty Brand (w/ KJ Miller)

May 05, 2022 07:00 - 54 minutes - 75 MB

This week we have an update episode with KJ Miller, Co-Founder and CEO of Mented Cosmetics, a multi-million dollar beauty brand celebrating women of all hues. KJ was on the podcast in 2017 when she first launched Mented Cosmetics and joins us again to share how her company has achieved rapid growth since. Mented helps women feel seen and empowered with its inclusive shade range and has been featured in Vogue, Vanity Fair, Allure, and was hailed as having the "best nude lipsticks we've ever w...

297: How to Put Your Side Hustle Dreams in Drive (w/Rana Campbell)

April 27, 2022 21:00 - 1 hour - 84.7 MB

This week in the guest chair we have Rana Campbell, Founder and Chief Dream Driver behind Dreams In Drive; a platform that helps millennial creatives learn how to take their dreams from park to drive. Rana is no stranger to exploring her many dreams. In addition to running Dreams In Drive, Rana works in Marketing and Partnerships at Paramount's Internal Branded Content Studio, helping to make brand partnerships come alive for some of your favorite brands. As a multi-passionate and lifelong s...

296: How Lola Banjo Launched Luxury Handbag Brand Silver & Riley While Side Hustling

April 20, 2022 07:00 - 1 hour - 107 MB

This week in the guest chair we have self described dreamer and doer Lola Banjo, the Founder, Creative Director and Designer of Silver & Riley, a premier luxury travel and fashion leather goods brand made exquisitely in Italy. Lola launched Silver & Riley in October 2019 with one main goal—creating stylish, functional and luxurious pieces that do not break the bank, yet make you look and feel like a million bucks. This Black-owned and Black-woman owned luxury handbag line is making waves. And...

295: How Savvy Events Founder DeNeitra Burnett's Pandemic Pivot Led To A 7-Figure Business

April 13, 2022 22:00 - 38 minutes - 52.5 MB

In this episode we speak with DeNeitra Burnett, the Founder and CEO of Savvy Events, a Los-Angeles based event production and creative agency. With an MBA from Cal State San Bernardino and BA in Communications from Howard University, DeNeitra has used her creativity and grit to climb to the top of the events industry. She’s a regular on the BizBash 500 list of the nation's most influential event planners and works closely with entertainment titans and Fortune 500 companies like HBO, Netflix,...

294: How To Access Capital For Your Business (w/ Olivia Owens of IFundWomen of Color)

April 06, 2022 12:00 - 50 minutes - 69.8 MB

Today in the guest chair we have Olivia Owens. Olivia is the Vice President of Entrepreneur Success at IFundWomen and the Creator of IFundWomen of Color. IFundWomen is the go-to funding marketplace for women-owned businesses and the people who want to support them with access to capital, coaching, and connections. In January of 2020, Olivia developed IFundWomen of Color, a program dedicated to advancing entrepreneurs of color by addressing the unique pain points diverse founders face when i...

293: How Ericka Chambers is Building Her Brand, Puzzles of Color, While Working Full Time

March 30, 2022 07:00 - 40 minutes - 55.7 MB

Today in the guest chair we have Ericka Chambers, CEO and Co-Founder of Puzzles of Color. Ericka and her brother founded this business in the middle of the pandemic. She used that idle time to really think through something that her and her family has done for years, which is build puzzles together. And the one thing they realized was lacking was puzzles featuring people of color. After unsuccessfully trying to convince other people to launch this business, Ericka and her brother finally rea...

292: How Gia Peppers is Forging Her Own Path In Media

March 23, 2022 13:29 - 58 minutes - 56.5 MB

This week in the guest chair we have Gia Peppers, an award-winning on-air talent, entertainment journalist, content creator, and podcaster who is most known for her work as a contributor on NBC's primetime morning show, "Today Show," her nationally syndicated Urban One Radio show and podcast, "More Than That with Gia Peppers," and as 1/5th of the wildly popular podcast, "Black Girl Pod."  She shares with us how with each piece of content she creates or participates in, she hopes to remind ...

292: How Gia Peppers is Forging Her Own Path In Media

March 23, 2022 13:29

This week in the guest chair we have Gia Peppers, an award-winning on-air talent, entertainment journalist, content creator, and podcaster who is most known for her work as a contributor on NBC's primetime morning show, "Today Show," her nationally syndicated Urban One Radio show and podcast, "More Than That with Gia Peppers," and as 1/5th of the wildly popular podcast, "Black Girl Pod."  She shares with us how with each piece of content she creates or participates in, she hopes to remind ...

291: Side Hustle Pro is Being Inducted into the Podcast Hall of Fame, I’m Re-Launching Merch, & I Moved Back to NY!

March 16, 2022 13:51 - 26 minutes - 27.8 MB

This week I am back with a solo episode to share some exciting updates happening in my life and with Side Hustle Pro! In this episode I share: How grateful I am that Side Hustle Pro is being inducted to the Podcast Hall of Fame! Why I am excited to be back in NY closer to our parents and friends  How I am recommitting to the goals I set for the year with Nicaila TV on YouTube That Side Hustle Pro merch is now available! Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify...

290: How Influencer Dayna Bolden Attracts Opportunities And A Loyal Tribe By Being Her Authentic Self (REWIND)

March 09, 2022 09:55 - 51 minutes - 50.2 MB

Influencer Dayna Bolden is in the guest chair in this rewind episode with an update.  It’s been three years since Dayna, an Entrepreneur and Lifestyle Blogger based in Atlanta, shared her journey with us. Since then, Dayna has consistently dominated the online arena serving as the Creative Director of DaynaBolden.com and CEO of Bolden Creative Media.  The digital marketing maven has successfully curated healthy and enduring marketing campaigns for esteemed brands such as Nike, VH1, Disne...

289: Necole Kane Shares How to Reinvent Yourself As Many Times As You Need To REWIND

March 02, 2022 08:00 - 1 hour - 91.8 MB

In this rewind episode, we have Necole Kane in the guest chair, creator of the successful celebrity gossip blog NecoleBitchie.com, founder of the women’s empowerment and lifestyle platform xoNecole, and founder of My Happy Flo, her newest venture which aims to empower black women to become the CEO of their menstrual health.  In this episode, Necole shares:  How to know when it’s time to pivot and how to take that leap even when the lifestyle you currently have may make it difficult to wal...

288: How Monique Little Grew Her Natural Hair Accessory Brand into a Multimillion Dollar Company

February 24, 2022 03:35 - 37 minutes - 38 MB

This week I chat with Monique Little, CEO & Founder of You Go Natural, one of the nation’s fastest growing natural hair accessory brands. Little founded the company to address the need for easy styling options for women who opt to wear their hair in its natural state. Having started with just a sewing machine, some remnant fabric from her mother’s stash and an idea, in just five years Little has successfully grown a multimillion dollar brand. In this episode you will learn: How wanting mo...

287: How Desiree Verdejo Created a Solution for Hyperpigmentation With Her Brand Hyper Skin

February 16, 2022 09:46 - 41 minutes - 60 MB

This week in the guest chair we have Desiree Verdejo, founder of Hyper Skin. As a Black woman with acne-prone skin that’s subject to dark spots and hyperpigmentation, Desiree never saw people who looked like her in the skincare space. That’s why she set out to create a simple, results-oriented, multicultural skincare brand that celebrates and offers products for everyone’s skin in its various stages. In this episode we discuss: What moved Desiree to create Hyper Skin How running her bea...

286: My Business & Life Updates for Side Hustle Pro

February 09, 2022 15:14 - 35 minutes - 35.3 MB

This week I am back with a solo episode sharing some business & life updates happening this quarter!  I am sharing:  My plans for the Side Hustle Pro bootcamp  How I focused solely on content and gave myself some grace with social media promotion How thankful I am that Side Hustle Pro has hit 6 million downloads! Updates on Nicaila TV Youtube What’s coming up this month with content distribution Updates on who I want as brand partnerships How I am making sure we are setting ou...

285 - How To Make Trading A Side Hustle With Teri Ijeoma

February 02, 2022 16:12 - 39 minutes - 57.9 MB

This week we have an update episode with Teri Ijeoma! One of my goals this year is to dive into Teri’s Trade & Travel course & start trading as a side hustle. And I’m kicking it off by joining her Your First Trade Challenge. You can still join here by the way: http://sidehustlepro.co/firsttrade Teri Ijeoma began her professional career working in education and nonprofits. When she started trading stocks eleven years ago, she initially saw it as an opportunity to simply supplement her incom...

283: How To Test Out Your Side Hustle (Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp Pt 3)

January 19, 2022 14:23 - 19 minutes - 30.5 MB

In this episode I go over some simple steps you can take to start testing out your side hustle idea. Hint: Do not let finding a name hold you back! You can always change the name later. It’s more important to get moving and determine if this is a side hustle you want to keep doing long term. Dive into the episode for even more tips! Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  Host: Nicaila Matthews Okome Sponsors This episode is brought to yo...

282: How To Find The Right Audience For Your Side Hustle (Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp Pt 2)

January 13, 2022 19:40 - 21 minutes - 32.3 MB

How do you figure out who your target audience or customer is? In this episode, I explain how to find the right audience for your side hustle, and teach you a helpful exercise to help you narrow it down. Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: The Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp Join the FREE Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp to get weekly check in emails, accountability inside of the Side Hustle Pro Facebook community,...

281: How To Choose The Right Side Hustle For You (Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp Pt 1)

January 06, 2022 13:51 - 21 minutes - 32.7 MB

Are you trying to figure out how to choose the right side hustle for you? Do you have several ideas and are not sure how to narrow down your side hustle ideas? Are you good at many things and wondering how to pick just one? Then this is the episode for you. Let’s talk about how to take all of your many ideas, and truly determine if it’s the best side hustle for you. Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  Host: Nicaila Matthews Okome This e...

280: Inside My Playbook: How I Landed In The Top Charts When I Launched My Podcast

December 16, 2021 23:51 - 27 minutes - 40.5 MB

In today's episode I'm sharing inside my playbook, how I landed in the top charts when I launched my podcast. Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  Sponsors This episode is brought to you by: Skillshare Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/hustle and get a one month free trial of Premium Membership Spectrum Reach Free Production of a :30 Video Offer: Our friends at Spectrum Reach have always been fully committed to helping ...

279: Inside My Playbook: How I Landed Big Guests When I Was Just Starting Out

December 10, 2021 16:10 - 34 minutes - 51 MB

In today's episode I'm sharing inside my playbook, how I landed big guests when I was just starting out. Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: Podcast Moguls Register for the next training at podcastmoguls.com Comcast Comcast RISE is now accepting applications from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)-owned, small businesses. So click here to apply. Spectrum Reach Free Production of a...

278: Unlearning purpose: How to stop overthinking and start side hustling

December 02, 2021 18:11 - 35 minutes - 51.7 MB

Hey Guys, Co-Work With Me this week as I discuss unlearning purpose and how to stop letting analysis paralysis keep you from pursuing your side hustle. Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  Sponsors This episode is brought to you by: Podcast Moguls Register for the next training at podcastmoguls.com Skillshare Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/hustle and get a one month free trial of Premium Membership Spectrum Reach ...

277: How Morgan DeBaun is Defying Expectations As A CEO REWIND

November 25, 2021 02:32 - 54 minutes - 77.9 MB

In this rewind episode, we have Morgan DeBaun in the guest chair, who is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the company into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 100  million readers per month through a growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and Lunchtable.  In this episode Morgan share...

276: How Zakia Blain of FBF Body Determines When To Pivot In Business REWIND

November 18, 2021 08:00 - 53 minutes - 126 MB

In this rewind episode, Zakia Blain, the CEO and Founder of FBF Body is in the Side Hustle Pro podcast guest chair today for an update episode! Zakia is the master of the pivot.  Her company started with a fitness challenge, and when her doctors told her that she couldn’t work out anymore due to an illness, she pivoted into shapewear.  Then, when the pandemic hit and people were not going outside and didn’t need as much shapewear, FBF Body pivoted into athleisure apparel. FBF Body’s hi...

275: Co-Work with me: Brand partnerships, Side Hustle Pro Merch, and Figuring out my Vlogging (and Life!) schedule

November 11, 2021 08:00 - 33 minutes - 33.9 MB

Hey Guys, Co-Work With Me this week as I discuss upgrading brand partnerships, working on side hustle pro merchandise, and figuring out my Vlogging (and Life!) schedule Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: Spectrum Reach Free Production of a :30 Video Offer: Our friends at Spectrum Reach have always been fully committed to helping businesses succeed.  Claim production of your free 30 second video that...

274: How Charis Jones Crossed the $2 Million Mark With Sassy Jones Boutique (Rewind)

November 04, 2021 07:00 - 52 minutes - 75.5 MB

In today’s rewind episode we have Charis Jones, owner of Sassy Jones Boutique. Sassy Jones is an award-winning accessory brand that specializes in exquisite pieces for the ‘sassy sophisticated girl on the go. Sassy Jones has both a brick-and-mortar store located in Richmond, Virginia and an online store and thousands of customers all over the world tune in weekly every Wednesday night to shop during their “Sparkle parties.” If you have an e-commerce business and are experiencing stagnant...

273: How The Spice Suite’s Angel Gregorio Expanded Her Spice Shop Into A Lifestyle Brand (Rewind)

October 28, 2021 13:03 - 48 minutes - 47.5 MB

In today’s rewind episode we have Angel Gregorio, the founder and owner of The Spice Suite, a growing community-centric spice boutique, located in Washington DC’s Takoma Park community.  On this episode, Angel shares: The first steps she took to get her very first product made (and how she started all wrong!) How she makes the margins work for her in eCommerce: How her approach to life and business has shaped her business expansion Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts...

272: Co-Work with me: What I’m Working On Now

October 21, 2021 07:00 - 29 minutes - 30.3 MB

Hey Guys, Co-Work With Me as I discuss what I’m working on this quarter, fourth quarter 2021. I’m sharing what my priorities are and how I plan to get it done.  Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: Gusto As a Side Hustle Pro listener, you’ll get three months free when you roll your first payroll. Sign up, and give it a try at gusto.com/shp. Skillshare Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/hust...

271: Student Spotlight: How Tolu Went From Just Having An Idea To Launching A Podcast That’s Sponsored By Google

October 14, 2021 07:00 - 44 minutes - 44.2 MB

Today in the guest chair we have a Podcast Moguls student spotlight with Tolu Garcia, host of the UI Narrative podcast. You’ll hear how Tolu launched and scaled her podcast using the methods that I teach inside of Podcast Moguls. You’ll hear how Tolu went from just having an idea when she started the program, to launching a podcast that’s sponsored by Google.  In case you don’t know, Podcast Moguls is an accelerator program for aspiring podcasters who want to turn their podcast into their ...

270: How I’m Refocusing on my Business in this Quarter & What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Mom

October 07, 2021 17:36 - 37 minutes - 37.7 MB

I became a mom in April 2020 and life has never been the same. I think becoming a mom in and of itself is hard anyway, but when you add in a global panorama? Let’s just say it’s been a bit spicy.  In this episode I’m sharing my mood for Q4 of 2021. It’s “me season,” and I’m ready to implement all the many ideas that I have been mapping out for the last year and a half!  Plus, I’m sharing the way Muoyo and I have divided up the juggle of full time parenting and full time careers (spoiler ...

269: Should You Start a Podcast? Here’s What You Need to Know

September 30, 2021 07:00 - 45 minutes - 65.3 MB

On today’s episode, I am answering: Should you start a podcast? If you or a friend are considering starting a podcast or wondering if it will be a helpful strategy for your business, this is the episode for you. Also, I'm hosting a free training all about how to make podcasting your side hustle on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7:00 PM ET. Register at podcastmoguls.com Podcast Moguls Masterclass Sign up to learn how to launch your podcast, grow an audience, and gain your first 1000 downloads, For m...

268: How Teri Ijeoma Quit Her Job in Education to Trade Stocks and Travel the World REWIND

September 23, 2021 07:00 - 1 hour - 107 MB

In this rewind episode, Teri Ijeoma is the first one to tell you that she loves investing in stocks because it allowed her to live her dreams. She is a millennial millionaire, minister, stock investor, and an entrepreneur who teaches others how to invest in the stock market to be able to pay off debt, go on trips, and pay down on mortgages. In other words, how to use stocks in real time to make money now. Her journey has been unconventional, but has led to a path full of purpose and unique...

267: No More Excuses, It’s Time to Act on Your Side Hustle Idea REWIND

September 16, 2021 07:00 - 26 minutes - 39.4 MB

In this rewind episode it is the final week of the Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp, and we’re going to ACT! That’s right, you’ve officially entered a “no excuses allowed” zone. For the past three weeks, we’ve built up to this moment by getting in the zone, kicking our doubts to the curb, finding virtual mentors, starting to do the basics, and limiting the opinions of others. You’ve been equipped for this. You’re ready! In three tips, I’m sharing how to take action and get things done, and put y...

266: Side Hustle Success in 3 Steps REWIND

September 09, 2021 15:17 - 31 minutes - 46 MB

In this rewind episode; you’ve already gotten the motivation you need to stop procrastinating and just go for it. We’ve even talked about pushing past the fear and doubts that might come from ourselves and others. So, this week, I want to tell you my 3-step process for taking action, making moves, and progressing on your side hustle. It’s a tried and true formula that I’ve been using for the past five years. When I looked back on how I approached creating my podcast as a side hustle, and n...

265: How to Overcome Doubt and Move Forward With Your Side Hustle REWIND

September 02, 2021 07:00 - 31 minutes - 46.9 MB

Life happens, right? So here we are with Week 2 of the Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp! I’m sharing my thought process and tips on how to push past the doubt and move forward with your side hustle idea.  After Week 1 of the Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp, a lot of people reached out to me to share the doubts and fears that have been holding them back.  I get it. Starting a new hustle is 90% mental in the beginning.  You’ve got to work up the mental courage, because staying in the “indecision zone...

264: Just Do It! Don’t Procrastinate, Start Your Side Hustle This Year REWIND

August 26, 2021 07:00 - 32 minutes - 48.2 MB

This week's episode is a rewind of the Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp Week 1. For the next four weeks, you’ll have a chance to be a part of the Side Hustle Pro Bootcamp. Don’t worry, there are no pushups, workout plan, or anything of the sort, but what you will get a grasp of is how to break things down into super small achievable steps to actually achieve your side hustle dreams. This week’s episode is all about how to START. No more procrastination. No more playing around. In 2021, we’re goi...

263: How Morgan DeBaun is Defying Expectations As A CEO

August 19, 2021 16:51 - 56 minutes - 78.5 MB Video

Today in the guest chair we have Morgan DeBaun, who is a serial entrepreneur and corporate advisor. As the Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading digital media company for Black culture and millennials, Morgan has grown the company into a market leader for Black media, reaching over 100  million readers per month through a growing brand portfolio which includes: Blavity News, 21Ninety, AfroTech, Travel Noire, Shadow & Act, and Lunchtable.  In this episode Morgan shares: An update on w...

262: Necole Kane Shares How to Reinvent Yourself As Many Times As You Need To

August 12, 2021 15:35 - 1 hour - 98.6 MB

Today in the guest chair we have Necole Kane, creator of the successful celebrity gossip blog NecoleBitchie.com, founder of the women’s empowerment and lifestyle platform xoNecole, and founder of My Happy Flo, her newest venture which aims to empower black women to become the CEO of their menstrual health.  In this episode, Necole shares:  How to know when it’s time to pivot and how to take that leap even when the lifestyle you currently have may make it difficult to walk away.    The l...

261: How To Set Up Your Marketing Funnel & Earn Consistent Revenue With Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche

August 05, 2021 14:43 - 1 hour - 99.8 MB

Today in the guest chair we have Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche. Tiffany is the founder of “The Budgetnista”, is an award-winning teacher of financial education, and is America's favorite personal financial educator.  She is the author of Get Good with Money (a New York Times Bestseller), The One Week Budget, and the Live Richer Challenge series. She has also authored a children's book, Happy Birthday Mali More.  Through her company, ‘The Budgetnista’, Tiffany has created a financial m...

260: Getting Started With Facebook Ads For Your Side Hustle

July 29, 2021 19:14 - 33 minutes - 48.6 MB

Today’s episode is all about getting started with Facebook Ads. Facebook Ads are something that intimidates a lot of business owners and confuses others.  So the goal of this episode is to demystify Facebook Ads, and inspire you to get started testing out your own ads.  Remember, start small and get those reps in because the more you practice, the more you learn about what makes an effective Facebook Ad for your side hustle.  And, hey, maybe you plan to hire someone to run your Faceboo...

259: A Quick And Easy Way To Make Money In Your Marketing Funnel

July 22, 2021 07:00 - 23 minutes - 35.8 MB

I’m back with another solo coworking episode! In this episode, I break down a quick and easy way to make money in your funnel. I go over what a tripwire is (and why marketers love it) and I also share the answers to some listener questions about email funnels. If you want to get down with the accountability group this month, head over to: sidehustlepro.co/bootcamp Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: ...

258: Co-Work With Me: Setting Up My Marketing Funnel

July 15, 2021 07:00 - 35 minutes - 52.5 MB

In this episode, I invite you to co-work with me. So pull up your own work and let’s chat. I bring you along as I work on my July goal of revamping my Goal Getter Action Plan Funnel. What’s a funnel you ask? Don’t worry, I will go over that. If you want a recap for this session, head over to sidehustlepro.co/coworking Check out this episode and others on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and watch on YouTube  This episode is brought to you by: AWeber Your side hustle needs a reliable way t...

257: How Influencer Dayna Bolden Attracts Opportunities And A Loyal Tribe By Being Her Authentic Self

July 08, 2021 16:41 - 52 minutes - 75.9 MB

Influencer Dayna Bolden is in the guest chair this episode with an update.  It’s been three years since Dayna, an Entrepreneur and Lifestyle Blogger based in Atlanta, shared her journey with us. Since then, Dayna has consistently dominated the online arena serving as the Creative Director of DaynaBolden.com and CEO of Bolden Creative Media.  The digital marketing maven has successfully curated healthy and enduring marketing campaigns for esteemed brands such as Nike, VH1, Disney H&M and ...

256: How Zakia Blain of FBF Body Determines When To Pivot In Business

June 30, 2021 23:17 - 51 minutes - 73.9 MB

Zakia Blain, the CEO and Founder of FBF Body is in the Side Hustle Pro podcast guest chair today for an update episode! Zakia is the master of the pivot.  Her company started with a fitness challenge, and when her doctors told her that she couldn’t work out anymore due to an illness, she pivoted into shapewear.  Then, when the pandemic hit and people were not going outside and didn’t need as much shapewear, FBF Body pivoted into athleisure apparel. FBF Body’s highly sought after shapew...

255: How Jerri Evans Is Evolving From Turning Natural Juice Bar Owner To Legacy Builder

June 24, 2021 20:39 - 56 minutes - 80.8 MB

Today in the guest chair is Jerri Evans, the Owner of Turning Natural Juice Bars. Jerri was first on the show in 2017 and now she’s back with an update! As the Owner of Turning Natural Juice Bars, Jerri Evans has revolutionized juicing in the “hood”.  By bringing better choices to communities that otherwise lack access to healthy options, Jerri dedicated her mission to serving the often under-served and overlooked.   It was Evans’ late mother Annette Turner, who founded Turning Natural, ...

254: An Update With CurlMix CEO Kim Lewis - Building A Solid Community, Rejecting A Shark Tank Offer, And Raising $5M in Equity Crowdfunding

June 16, 2021 14:14 - 59 minutes - 84.4 MB

I’m celebrating the 5 Year Anniversary of Side Hustle Pro all this month with video interviews with some of my favorite guests of all time! (So you can listen to this episode on your favorite podcast app or watch on the Side Hustle Pro YouTube Channel) Today in the guest chair, we have Kim Lewis, the CEO and co-founder of CurlMix, a clean beauty brand for curly hair. After a strong showing on Season 10 of ABC’s Emmy Award-winning Shark Tank with her husband and co-founder, Tim, Kim made th...

253: How The Spice Suite’s Angel Gregorio Expanded Her Spice Shop Into A Lifestyle Brand

June 09, 2021 07:00 - 46 minutes - 66.6 MB

I’m celebrating the 5 Year Anniversary of Side Hustle Pro all this month with video interviews with some of my favorite guests of all time! (So you can listen to this episode on your favorite podcast app or watch on the Side Hustle Pro YouTube Channel) Today in the guest chair, we have Angel Gregorio, the founder and owner of The Spice Suite, a growing community-centric spice boutique, located in Washington DC’s Takoma Park community.  When we first spoke with Angel on the Side Hustle Pr...

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