When Does Your Photography Become a Legal Business?

On a recent episode of a popular photography podcast, the listener asked a question about turning his photography into a legal business. He said right now he was just earning money but wanted to convert to a legal business. It’s an interesting question, and one I am sure many entrepreneurial photographers ask. I wanted to provide my own answer to this question, based on years of freelance and business experience.

How Would Your Business Spend a $3,700 Gear Budget

An opportunity recently presented itself to expand my photography business into another market, At the moment, my photography serves as a value-add to my freelance writing projects, and while it does a great job of increasing the value of my deliverables, I’ve always had a desire to expand my photography services beyond their current situation. This type of photography would be a considerable departure from my current projects as far as shooting environment is concerned. For this project to be a success, a gear upgrade will be required.

7 Things I Look For in a Great Side Hustle

Once I decided to start this blog the first thing I did was think back to the countless side hustles I have experimented with to figure out exactly what attracted me to each hustle. As I jotted down my notes, I noticed a pattern. I realized that over the years, I have inadvertently developed a list of criteria I use to evaluate the suitability of a potential side hustle. These side hustle ‘criteria’ are also reflected in my current crop of projects.

I want to share that criteria with you.

Please understand the elements I look for in a potential side hustle may not be the same things you look for, and that should be expected. We have different values, passions, skills, and beliefs, not to mention differing goals. I am working on a series of exercises to help people identify and develop their criteria for a good side hustle, but for now, let’s look at my list.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Network Marketing

At some point in your search for the perfect side hustle, I’ll bet you stumbled into a network marketing opportunity and like most people, dismissed it out of hand. Most people do. Too much negativity among the majority of the population. Network marketing has a bad rap, but what if I told you it was one of the best side hustles you’ll ever come across?

In a previous article, I laid out my reasoning for Why Network Marketing is a Great Side Hustle. I won’t repeat too much of that information here, but I just want to fill you in on a few truths I’ve learned since taking on a network marketing opportunity as a side hustle almost five years ago.

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