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#207 - Brooklyn Photographer Gets Paid to Throw Confetti at People


A former graphic designer turns a personal thirty-day challenge into a growing photography brand. Side Hustle School features a new story EVERY DAY of someone who started a hustle without quitting their job. You’ll learn how they got the idea, how they overcame challenges along the way, and what the results are. You need a hustle! Share: #SideHustleSchoolShow notes: SideHustleSchool.comTwitter: @chrisguillebeauInstagram: @193countries

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Maybe they saw us go listeners welcome back. This is preschool about if you are listening and real I'm the month is coming to a close it away. I liked it. A general reminder of what aside hustle is aside. Hustle is not hobby or a passion or just something you like to do. They can be authorised those things, but also an income generating project. That is the definition at least the one that we use for the show and we'll get a little hung up on it. They say things like to make money with everything you do, and I would say, of course, not there's all kinds of things you should do just because you like to do them for love for art, for whatever reason, but that's not what site also school is about. It is much more about transforming a hobby into something that makes money for you and if you enjoyed along the way. Well, that's great today story illustrates this principle really well it's about someone who starts personal ninety day challenge without any initial intent, to make money from it, but then, as time goes by sheep
a very natural revenue fit for it, and it's now running something like one thousand four thousand dollars a month for something that you just started for fun. Oh no, you shouldn't do everything for money, but it's really good. When something you like to do happens to make money, that kind of man here's. What we're, after today, stories coming up right after this brief message, support for this podcast comes from progressive saving, money on your car insurance is easy, with progressive. It's an average savings of seven hundred ninety six dollars for customers who switch and save. In fact, customers can qualify for an average of six discounts on their auto policy with programmes. Save including discounts just for starting a quota, mine or owning multiple vehicles, get your quote online at progressive dot com and see how much you could be saving national average annual car insurance savings by new customer surveyed who saved with progressive in twenty nineteen discounts very and are not available in all states and situation.
A graphic design by day, young electric specialised presentation and deck designed for start ups and other companies, but for the past two years, she's devoted much of spare time to that confetti project. A photography series that profiles incredible people doubt in confetti, while asking the question: what do you celebrate if again as a three month, photography, challenge to find new opportunities Guiana tackled on limiting beliefs about whether or not you could surely become a professional photographer, publish a coffee table book. Or even see something through from start to finish, since we started she's profiled over two hundred people, recently transition from a passion project into a money making brand with multiple revenue streams that gives us the ability to work with charities and non profit from as far back as young has been working. She's always had aside us all her first job out, a college was being a start, ups first higher as lead graphic designer and after about a year, she began freelancing
continued that until she launch that can vary project which, by the way, how do you can inspire to start it confetti project. Well, for her was a lifelong immersion in creative Hobbes match with a series of and am events after get litter bond at a party and taking home some confetti in her pocket? After a concert, Yonah found herself fishing or The pocket of her letter jacket a few days later she pulled out confetti and immediately re experience, the emotions that it held. After doing some quick research on confetti, she decided to embark on a three month, photography challenge in which she do fifty photo shoots with her fellow Brooklyn. Creative entrepreneurs should then design a book and make it a bestseller, although she didn't accomplished all those ambitious goals in those three months, she did said the groundwork for what became a successful site. Hustle the confetti project went from passion, project to income, generating project when Yonah introduced its first revenue stream paid confetti, photo shoots, they shoot started at China dollars and are now threatened. Fifty dollars procession
in two thousand and four thousand dollars a month after expenses like studio, rental and, of course, confetti are covered over. All income fluctuates largely because demand varies month to month, so to combat that Yonah has been pursuing some pop up activation with brands together more exposure. The best experience so far has been creating her own space that others can come in The two hours she gets to spend with each subject is where she's most inner element- and she says, while she was worried about introducing money into an existing hobby or passion, is actually only become more empowering for her. Sometimes she still gets nervous that somebody's paying her to do something she's invented, but of course, than they have a great experience and she gets paid her best.
For you is it. There are no rights or wrongs on site, hustle path. You just have to take action like I encourage you to do every day. Next, up, Yonah plans to continue developing the brand with more individual photo shoots, charity campaigns, workshops and focusing on finishing that coffee table book. She started in a three month challenge. She also has aspirations to travel, the country speaking and be the first to bring what she calls confetti cork to market If you listen consistently to side also school, you may have noticed a recurring theme pretty much every photographer, I featured as well as most artists. In general, they have been successful when they have chosen to specialise, so back. I had this episode about a guy who just star wars. Photography is actually both is really interesting. Brand rise, here, you ve got someone who wasn't sure she could become a professional photographer, but then she found this really
creative, unique twist and kind of changed everything for her by the way, this pretty awesome. Visuals of this, if you ever heard I'm kind of imagining what it looks like for someone to beat Dallas with confetti in the midst of a photoshoot, why you should just come and check out the show notes, page on the site, where you can see a link to all of her work pages that side hustle school com two, oh seven, and by the way I want to give a shout out to another part cast I've been enjoying its called by the book and the two co host for the show describe it as half reality show half self help I cast and one wild social experiment what they do and by the book is each episode. They live by the rules of a different self help book figure out, which ones, if any, might actually be life. Changing your pretty check it out. Let me know if you like it too: you can subscribe to buy the book and apple pie, cast sport
where we listen divide gas, as always my friends, inspiration is good for inspiration. Combined with action is so much better. I'm critical about recital school signing offer today, but I hope to see you again tomorrow.
Transcript generated on 2020-08-06.