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Side Hustle Series

Business Startups Competition - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Bona Fide Reasons Startups Should Embrace The Competition

The competition is the enemy. It’s war and you want to beat them into a thick paste. Then, the business can absorb the market share of its rivals and expand and be successful. When you think of all the major corporations on the planet, they have built a brand which has zero or very little competition.

It’s true that victory and your rivals are linked, but not in the way you may think. The simple truth is that competition in whatever form is healthy. Yep, this is true even if you have to lose for a little while.

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Online freelancer Success - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Being Successful As An Online Freelancer

In the modern age, freelancing is becoming increasingly popular among working professionals. That’s because the internet has made it easier than ever to take the self-employed route. With an online job, you can work from anywhere in the world. Still, there’s a lot of competition out there for people who essentially build solo businesses from the comfort of their own home. The following suggestions should help you if you want to be successful as an online freelancer.

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Side Hustle Passive Income - Zinny Factor
Side Hustle Series

Tips To Consider When Trying To Make Income From Your Side Hustle

If you’ve always wanted more than one source of income, we now have a category dedicated to sharing side hustle or passive income topics. There are a number of articles already published discussing how to discover a side hustle, how to implement your idea and so on. So make sure you browse through previous articles because it’ll definitely be of benefit.

This article will share initial steps to take to go about making money from your side hustle because this is something we are passionate about. Currently, asides working my 9-5, I manage this blog which gives some source of income and run a wedding photography/ videography business with my husband: Allen Oba Studios.

I’m writing this article not because I think I’m an expert in discussing side hustling. As a matter of fact, I enjoy listening to this Side Hustle School and reading extensively on this topic.

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Support Your Partner's Career - Zinny factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Your Support Will Make Your Partner’s Career Soar

Apart from your support to book a trip to Paris for two. A private tour of the Eiffel Tower and tickets to see a crazy-amazing burlesque performance in Moulin Rouge, one of the most romantic gestures any spouse, partner or significant lover can make is a show of support for the other person’s career.

That’s all it takes. And Calvin Harris is proof of this, something he showed to his (then) girlfriend, Tay-Tay Swift,  when he sent a tweet to his six million followers to congratulate her on the industry-altering victory she had over Apple.

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SKCOOKKS Restaurant - Zinny Factor
Entrepreneur's Workplace, Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Sasilka: CEO of SKCOOKKS Restaurant (From Side Hustler to Full-Time Entrepreneur)

Sasilka is the owner of SKCOOKKS, Toronto’s newest flavor, and African-Caribbean restaurant. We first met through an agreement to provide her with marketing needs for her business.

Many immigrants don’t have enough millennials to look up to and Sasilka is the definition of hard work, success, and motivation! After receiving a request from a blog reader to share more light on starting a business as an immigrant, I immediately knew that Sasilka was the person to have a chat with.

She shared her truth, tips and everything her life has turned out to be as a full-time immigrant entrepreneur who has decided to do what no one will expect.

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Side Hustle - Jamila Kyari - Zinny Factor
Magazine, Side Hustle Series

Side Hustling With Jamila Kyari (Marketing Coach, Lifestyle & Fashion Blogger)

We are going to be talking marketing and a whole lot in this feature. As you must have noticed, we’ve been sharing articles over the last few weeks on everything related to side hustling.

This time around, we are taking it a step further by sharing the story of Jamila Kyari. She is a full-time worker and has a side hustle that aligns with her day job!

Isn’t that the best of both worlds?

Most people find it difficult to discover their passion. Some others find it quite challenging to find out their career path. Continue reading to find out how Jamila discovered her career path, side hustle and started making income from it.

Hopefully, you’ll be inspired by this feature.

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How to Balance Side Hustle with Full-time Job - ZInny Factor
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Balance Your Side Hustle With A Full-Time Job

I’ve been multi-faceted since I can last remember, little wonder I like the idea of discussing how to balance life with your side hustle. Or how to balance your side hustle with life’s obligations.

Growing up, I loved writing, acting, drawing, reading, styling hair, painting and so on.

I also tried out make up for a while even though I don’t really play around with those these days. I can keep writing about all the things I love to do but I’m sure you get the point.

When I’m not spending time updating this blog, you’ll find me working with a client, writing for other platforms, taking pictures alongside my husband for obaallen.com. I happen to be a second shooter for him these days and I love it!

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Side hustle that is profitable
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

Side Hustles That Might Be More Profitable Than You Thought

If you discover that you are in need of some extra cash, there are many ways of approaching this issue. No matter how much you might need to get in on the side. You will find that there are many kinds of side hustles which you can consider trying out for yourself and are indeed profitable.

Which one you’ll want to go for very much depends on how much spare time you have, what your own particular skills are, and other things besides. But something that is clearly important is the matter of how profitable the side venture is.

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How to Sell your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

If You Can Follow A Recipe, You Can Sell Your Side Hustle

Approximately two months ago, I received a direct message from someone on Instagram and he said something along the lines of: “what do you do, I mean your real job?” This meant about three things, either he doesn’t take my blogging path as a career, he’s never visited my blog before to have an idea of what other things I do, or I had to sell myself.

And what did he mean by ‘real job’? Was blogging or creating videos a ‘fake job’? Jeez. This is a job as we now have countless social media gurus and other people who make a living off of the internet.

After a quick research and a bit of pondering, I was sure of one thing. I didn’t have to sell myself to him.

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Discover your side-hustle
Employee's Workplace, Entrepreneur's Workplace, Side Hustle Series

How To Discover Your Side Hustle (With 6 Easy Tips)

On the last week of February, I  decided it was time to discuss side hustle topics. I turned on my phone and went on IG live. If you don’t follow me on Instagram or aren’t subscribed to this blog, you are definitely missing out on a whole lot of information.

At the live session, I shared my story, four reasons why you should consider having a side hustle and 30 side hustles for full-time workers. The guide is free and I also shared an extra 4 side hustles. Download it now!

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