- Author Bio
Best-selling author Chris Guillebeau presents a full-color ideabook featuring 100 stories of regular people launching successful side businesses that almost anyone can do.
This unique guide features the startup stories of regular people launching side businesses that almost anyone can do: an urban tour guide, an artist inspired by maps, a travel site founder, an ice pop maker, a confetti photographer, a group of friends who sell hammocks to support local economies, and many more. In 100 Side Hustles, best-selling author of The $100 Startup Chris Guillebeau presents a colorful “idea book” filled with inspiration for your next big idea. Distilled from Guillebeau’s popular Side Hustle School podcast, these case studies feature teachers, artists, coders, and even entire families who’ve found ways to create new sources of income. With insights, takeaways, and photography that reveals the human element behind the hustles, this playbook covers every important step of launching a side hustle, from identifying underserved markets to crafting unique products and services that spring from your passions. Soon you’ll find yourself joining the ranks of these innovative entrepreneurs—making money on the side while living your best life.
HUGE FOLLOWING AND PLATFORM: Guillebeau is a guru in the entrepreneurship space and his Side Hustle School podcast was #5 of the most downloaded new shows on all of iTunes for 2017, with 14M downloads.
SOLID BOOK TRACK: Guillebeau’s The $100 Startup has sold 205K HC and 85K eBk, and Side Hustle has sold 45K HC and 13K eBk so far since fall 2017.
TRENDING TOPIC: With interest in entrepreneurship, flexible schedules, and remote work opportunities on the rise, more and more people are dreaming of starting their own side hustles.
COLORFUL PACKAGE: With full-color photos revealing the inspiring, human lifestyle element behind the side hustle stories, this book makes a perfect gift for fans of Guillebeau and his event attendees.
Marketing: Giveaways on major business and lifestyle sites and blogs
Advertising in business and entrepreneurship websites
Targeted social network advertising
Promotion on author’s social media platforms
Targeted social media and blogger campaigns
Publicity: National publicity
National television appearances
National review and feature attention
National radio campaign
Radio interviews and giveaways
Author events and interviews out of Portland, Oregon
3-city author tour: Portland, Seattle, San Francisco
Tie-in with author lecture schedule
Feature Website: sidehustleschool.com/
Author Website: chrisguillebeau.com/
Author Social Media: @chrisguillebeau
Praise for Side Hustle:
“The essential guide for anyone who wants to create more freedom, opportunity, and security by launching a profitable side hustle. On his popular podcast, Chris often says, ’Inspiration is good, but inspiration combined with action is so much better,’ and Side Hustle provides both. It’s packed with practical tips and strategies—illustrated by compelling stories of real-life hustles—that will inspire readers to start their side hustles now.”—Gretchen Rubin, best-selling author of The Four Tendencies and The Happiness Project