sidegig

a new podcast from Millo.

Real-talk on what it takes to build a thriving side-hustle

from 3 guys who have done it.

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Season 3

3.5 How Preston cold-pitches his way to five-figure partnerships

As a business owner, a good pitch can propel your business to the new level. But how do you compel potential sponsors to listen? After all, you’ve got one chance to make or break. In today’s episode, we discuss the do’s and don’ts for cold-pitching potential partners.

3.4 How Ian ranks #1 in Google for client-driving keywords (and other SEO tips & tricks)

In this episode, we dive deep into how Ian Paget ranks #1 in Google for client-driving keywords + some of his top SEO tips to building and gaining credibility for your freelance business.

3.3 How Ryan landed his first big client + the strategy he uses to find new ones

If you’ve ever wondered how some freelancers get hired by big companies or if you’re having a hard time formulating a strategy to finding clients and knowing exactly what they want - then this episode is for you.

3.2 How Ian handles low-ball clients & charges what he’s worth

Finding the confidence to negotiate competitive rates is something many freelancers struggle with. And it’s no fun handling clients who lowball your freelance rates. Ryan, Ian and Preston discuss what to keep in mind to become more comfortable charging what you're really worth as a freelancer + a lot more in today's episode.

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3.1 When should you go back to a full-time job? (And why one of us did.)

Working a side-hustle with your full-time job is no easy task. But if done right, it’s like getting the best of both worlds. A predictable income along with the autonomy. Yes, you got that right. One of us has taken a 9 to 5 job (again) and it’s one of the first things we dive deep into this season.

Thanks to Lorem for supporting this episode.

3.0 Sidegig Season 3 is here! We're back with our best season ever + some extra surprises and bonuses

We're back with a jam-packed Season 3 of 'Sidegig', Millo's podcast for side-hustlers. Join Ryan, Ian, and Preston this season as they answer some of your top questions about running a sustainable and thriving side-hustle.

Season 2

2.6 How do I avoid burnout when building a side-hustle?

When you’re basically working two jobs—hustling on your side-business and working at a day job—it can be really easy to burnout. That’s why today’s episode of SideGig is all about identifying, avoiding, and overcoming burnout when building your side-hustle.

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2.5 12 Entrepreneurs who have motivated & helped us on our side-hustle journey

On today’s episode the three of us brainstorm a list of 12 entrepreneurs who have inspired, motivated, and helped us as we’ve built our own successful side-businesses and turned them into full-time gigs.

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2.4 The biggest challenges you'll face when building a side-hustle

Building a side-hustle is not easy. It's filled with a whole set of unique challenges including how to balance 2 jobs (your day job + your sidegig) with your personal life, when and how to talk to your boss about your sidegig, how to avoid burnout, and loads more. We address them all in today's extremely honest episode.

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2.3 Our top 31 tools for growing a successful side-business

With millions of resources and tools to "help" you grow a business, how do you know which ones will actually be worth the time to set up or the money you pay each month? Today's episode will help you get started on the right foot.

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2.2 How to start your first side-hustle (hint: it has nothing to do with a logo or business cards)

If you think the first steps to starting your side-business include building a website, printing business cards, or getting a shiny new logo, we've got news for you—you're dead wrong. We explain why in today's episode.

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2.1 We're Back! + Want to actually make progress on your side-hustle? Then you need some space.

We're back with an all-new season of 'Sidegig' and today we catch up after a long break between seasons PLUS we share some of our top tips for places you can actually get work done on your side-hustle.

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1.0 Season 1 Trailer

Here's what you can expect from Ryan, Ian, and Preston in Season one of Millo's new podcast, Sidegig.

1.1 Why everyone should have a side-hustle (especially if you have a job)

In episode one, we discuss why everyone (yes, especially you with a desk job) should have a side-hustle. From added confidence, to more money, and lots of reasons you may not think of on your own, if you're not hustling on the side quite yet, this episode will have you convinced.

1.2 9 Business models perfect for side-hustling

If you're convinced starting a business on the side is the right decision but you're not sure where to start on ideas, this episode is for you. It's not an exhaustive list, but it's a list that'll get you thinking and make it easier to start right away.

1.3 How Ryan gained expert status and grew his side-business to $160K per year

in this episode, we dive deep into Ryan's story. From college student to failed inventor to $160,000-per-year side-hustler, you'll learn exactly how Ryan has achieved expert status in his field, getting published in places like Inc, Forbes, and more.

1.4 How Ian used Twitter to jumpstart his sidegig & quit his day job

Ian worked at a creative agency when he started his Twitter account, @Logo_Geek. Now, with a group of over 80,000 highly engaged followers, he lands speaking gigs, judging opportunities, and enough logo work to give him the confidence he needed to quit his day job.

1.5 How Preston grew a profitable site beyond his full-time paycheck

Preston is the founder of Millo (the company that produces this podcast). In this episode you'll hear all about how Preston went from experimenting with blogging as a poor college student to bringing in more revenue on his side-business than he does at his desk job.

1.6 Finding balance between work & family when growing a sidegig

If the thought of adding one more thing to your plate makes you curl up on the floor and rock back and forth, this episode is for you. Here's how each of the three Sidegig co-hosts balance a side business with family, work, volunteer obligations, and more.

1.7 Should you tell your boss you have a sidegig?

In the final episode of season 1, we answer the question: should you tell your boss you have a side-business? And the real answers we give might just surprise you.

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