Welcome to the notarised quick reference guide to episode twelve of the Racing Mentor Sponsorship Podcast. This week; finding and using a side hustle to fund your racing career. Jess and Toby explore what your ideal side hustle might be, how to learn from each idea that makes it (or not), and share their own experiences, interests, wins and losses. The side hustle is your new best friend. 

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A bumper 48 minutes this week, with plenty of clever questions and a whole host of inspirational ideas and stories.

Follow the highlights here:

03:35 – So what is a side hustle exactly?

05:10 – Trial and error is part of the fun

08:50 – Ohhh, but when it works!

11:50 – How to begin? Find a mentor (or be your own mentor)

12:20 – Finding your side hustle:

  • What are your interests?
  • What are you good at?
  • What do you think people would pay for?
  • Where is your market value?

21:42 – Types of side hustles to consider: Selling digital products

23:45 – Check out Gumroad, the digital product marketplace

25:40 – Selling physical products (with online marketplaces like Etsy and Shopify)

27:45 – Know it? Teach it!

29:10 – Traditional business start-up

30:35 – Blogging, vlogging and influencer/affiliate marketing

31:45 – Jess spills the tea on: white label products and services

34:55 – The business acumen benefits that come from a side hustle

37:00 – The hits are good (but you learn more from the misses)

38:36 – Recognising and avoiding conflicts of interest 

40:00 – The good, the bad and the ugly: a juicy conflicts of interest story time

44:55 – Driver of the week: Addisyn Roger

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Next time…

Why YouTube is Your Friend

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