The Side Jam interview series is for all entrepreneurs who have a passion for side gigs. It highlights innovative ways to make extra money on the side, and the creative individuals who have the guts to say “Why the heck not?”
Pretty much any topic you can think of can conceivably be turned into a way to make money.
You just need a little know-how, some imagination, and a desire to succeed. And yeah, some endeavors may be less successful than others. But that’s the beauty of learning something new — it’s all a process, trial and error.
While you won’t be massively successful at everything you attempt to do, you will always be better off than when you started. Whether it’s financially, educationally, or personally. (That’s my mantra, anyway!!)
But moving onto this week’s post — you’ll be hearing about a side hustle that Andrew and his wife turned into a super-successful side business.
Hey everyone — Welcome to another Side Jam Interview! With this post, you’ll learn more about Jarek, who has self-published books and short stories on Amazon.
Have you ever thought that maybe you had a story to tell?
Words of advice or wisdom to share with the world? Or a cautionary tale to help others avoid some mistakes you’ve made?
Maybe a story of joy, gratitude, forgiveness and healing. Or even still – a fictitious story from a far-off land, a castle or kingdom, or even an alternate universe.
All things that exist in your imagination or memories, opening yourself up to share with the world.
I can tell you I have definitely thought of such things.
Because my world exists mainly in bullet points and summations. I enjoy making lists, prioritizing, and then crossing each item off one by one. It’s a sense of completion that gives me extreme gratification.
I’ve never felt the pull toward creative writing. But you never know. Some day I may decide I have a book in me.
What about you?
Do you think self-publishing a book might be a bit outside of your comfort zone and level of expertise?
Well, think again.
A myriad of online publishers have made it a lot easier to produce that tome you’ve envisioned in your mind.
So get ready to put your author’s hat on, and start making some mental notes.
Because Jarek is about to give us some valuable insight into writing and self-publishing your very own book on Amazon.
Making Money on the Side – Acting in a Police Department Training Program
Welcome to the next Side Jam Interview! This week we have a special guest who offers a very interesting and unique way to make extra money on the side.
Accomplished actor Giovannie Espiritu takes time out of her super-busy acting and teaching schedule to answer the questions on my site.
I mean, how cool is that?? I am sooo excited to get started with this interview — and also so grateful to everyone who helped me make this connection.
So we’re going to jump right into this one, without waiting a moment longer —
And now, here is some background about Giovannie:
Actress and filmmaker Giovannie Espiritu was nominated alongside Academy Award Nominees Alfre Woodard and Amy Irving for Best Supporting Actress at Method Fest for the Mynah Films feature film “Fiona’s Script”. Her primetime credits include a recurring role on ER (NBC), Bones (FOX), Gilmore Girls (ABC), and Trauma (NBC).
Welcome to the next Side Jam Interview! In this week’s post, you’ll learn more about Brian, who’s been blogging about personal finance for several years. He actually manages several blogs, all in his spare time.
We’ll explore what makes blogging so awesome, how you could potentially make money blogging, and why it’s so much harder than you’d think it would be. (And I will be the very first to wholeheartedly agree with that sentiment!)
Brian’s got quite a bit of knowledge and experience under his belt. In addition to blogging about money and other finance topics, he and his family successfully dug themselves out of debt. And he’s using his real-life experiences to carry the message forward to others.