living the dream with author, award winning podcaster, and founder of Nick Loper

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Summary: Helping people make extra money in their spare time. Best-selling author and award-winning podcaster and blogger at Nick’s entrepreneurial journey began at an early age — selling candy to his fellow Boy Scouts at summer camp, and eventually painting houses in college at the University of Washington.After graduation though, Nick started side hustling in earnest. Some small scale experiments in online advertising soon turned into a full-fledged comparison shopping site for footwear, which earned commission from Zappos, Amazon, and other online shoe sellers.Three years of nights and weekends later, Nick left his corporate gig to become a full-time entrepreneur.It was during this time that Nick’s obsession with different business models and creative ways to make extra money really began. In 2013, Nick started Side Hustle Nation and The Side Hustle Show podcast to begin spreading the gospel of this lower-risk brand of entrepreneurship.Through the blog and podcast, Nick has helped thousands of readers and listeners earn more money and start businesses of their own.Nick live in Livermore, California with his lovely wife, two sons, and Mochi, The Side Hustle Shih Tzu.About Side Hustle NationSide Hustle Nation has been recognized by the Plutus Foundation as a 2-time winner of the Best Entrepreneurship Blog.The site is read by 1.5 million visitors a year, and 30,000 listeners tune into The Side Hustle Show each week.Some of the most popular content includes:99 Side Hustle Ideas You Can Start Today200+ Legit Ways to Make Extra Money25 Ways I Make Passive Income + 46 More Ideas That Really WorkOne of the most important pillars of Side Hustle Nation is the community element, which is now more than 20,000 members strong on Facebook. BooksNick is an Amazon bestselling author, with titles including:The Side Hustle: How to Turn Your Spare Time into $1000 a Month or MoreThe Progress Journal: A Simple Daily Planner to Make Meaningful Progress on Your Most Important WorkBuy Buttons: The Fast-Track Strategy to Make Extra Money and Start a Business in Your Spare TimeNick loves geeking out on this stuff and am happy to chat about:The state of the side hustle economyCreative ways to make extra moneyThe most popular side hustlesCommon side hustle mistakesAnd anything else related to building extra income with limited time