Jessica Moorhouse

013 How to Start an Online Side Hustle - Sarah Peterson, Business Coach & Blogger at Unsettle

013 How to Start an Online Side Hustle - Sarah Peterson, Business Coach & Blogger at Unsettle

Sarah Peterson from Unsettle and Suburban Finance and I talk about starting an online side hustle to make extra money or to eventually develop a full-time business. Long episode description: Many of you personal finance blog readers may already know Sarah Peterson from when she ran When Life Gives You Lemons Add Vodka, or maybe you read her current personal finance blog Suburban Finance. Or maybe you know her from her new project This girl even has her own podcast! She's everywhere!  I've known Sarah for a number of years. I actually met her at the same time I met Liquid Independence almost four years ago. I don't know if I've ever told this story on the blog before, but around that time myself and Sarah and a few other personal finance bloggers in Vancouver decided to meet up in person for the very first time. We coordinated everything over email and I just prayed to God that at least one of them would be normal. It's hard to tell how a person really is just by their online persona, and meeting people off the Internet is still kind of sketchy. Luckily everyone was normal, well as normal as personal finance bloggers can be, and I've kept in touch with Sarah ever since. When I first met her I believe she was just graduating from post-secondary and was about to start her first full-time gig in HR. Well, a lot has happened in Sarah's career since then because she's now a full-time freelancer, business coach and online marketing maven! In this episode I pick her brain about her new life as a solopreneur and what she does to make all of her money online. Whenever I come across someone who has quit their full-time job to start their own business, I'm always in awe of them. In awe because I think it's super courageous to work for yourself, and also because I find it a bit crazy. But Sarah knows her stuff, and even after we finished recording I continued to pick her brain even more over sushi. Don't worry, I paid (it was the least I could do!). Thanks so much Sarah for being on the show, and man do I have a lot of ideas for online products now! Blog Posts Sarah Mentioned 10 Actionable Steps to Discover Your Unique The Ultimate Guide to Selling on Etsy: How I Turned $0.30 into $5,000 in 4 Months The Website Launch Checklist: What to Do One Week Before Launch How to Launch Your Website for Instant Success: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide Get a Discount on Your Website Hosting We talked a lot about starting a website on the show, and in order to have a website, you need website hosting. Don't try to do something crazy like me and host it for free via Tumblr. It was one of the biggest blogging mistakes I've ever made and wish I'd never done it. Instead, I suggest you sign up with a hosting company like BlueHost (a hosting service I 100% recommend). And for a limited time, if you use my affiliate link you can get yourself a special discount! Shownotes:

Duration: 34 min

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