Nick Loper is an entrepreneur, coach, course creator and blogger with a passion for helping other people create job-free income streams. Besides speaking at a FedEx event and being featured in the New York Times, Entrepreneur and Forbes, Nick’s podcast, The Side Hustle Show is a Best Business Podcast Nominee for the 10th Annual Podcast Award Show. As an Amazon bestselling author, his books include Work Smarter, The Small Business Website Checklist, and Treadmill Desk Revolution among others. Nick is the founder of SideHustleNation.com.
It pays to diversify. – Nick Loper
You don’t have to quit your job and immediately get into venture capital. You can legitimately start something on the side for 2-3 years. Success Habit: Moving forward every day. Start every morning on his treadmill desk to get the brain flowing.
Nick’s One Idea
Nick’s first side hustle was a footwear comparison shopping site. He was first introduced to e-commerce while he was an intern with an online footwear retailer. He was sending people per click to the company’s landing page.
Side Hustle Nation encompasses part-time business projects and experiments. The show features different business ideas that people are showcasing as a part-time business. Nick is a proponent of lower risk brands.
To connect with Nick Loper:
♦ Do some outsourcing. It starts with the job description. The more detailed it is the better.
♦ Narrow down the field. Go over their cover letter, did they answer your question, look at their bid.
♦ Look at their profile page. Look for positive ratings.
5 Moves To Start A New Business
If they were to start another business today, they would concentrate on these areas:
- Take an inventory of your skills, a track record of what you were paid for.
- Take an inventory of what you like to do.
- Think of the challenges and hurdles that you overcame – find those people who went through that too and connect with them.
- Identify one of those people or companies and offer your service to them without charge.
- Close the deal.
The Go-Giver by Bob Burg & John David Mann
Secret To Success
Try to make progress every day. Make a habit of taking the “first step” every day.