Shopify vs Squarespace – A Complete Comparison Chart + 10 Major Differences

Considering Shopify vs Squarespace to start your own e-commerce business? If you've been considering either of these platforms for selling your own products or even other people products your likely going to want to know which is right for you. In this article, I'm...

Is Dropshipping Legal – 10 Reasons Why It’s Legit and Not a Scam

Is dropshipping legal or is it a scam? Maybe you've been considering the idea of starting your own dropshipping business but you're just not sure if this thing is legit.  Or maybe you said something to your friends at work and they all told you it was a scam and not...

3 Best Affiliate Marketing Courses with Videos [2018]

Considering the idea of getting into affiliate marketing? Maybe you've been reading about it online for a while and you've heard about others who've been having some success with it, heck you may have even given it a shot and haven't had any success yet. I've...

Teachery vs Teachable – 10 Major Differences + Full Comparison Chart

Considering Teachery vs Teachable? If you're looking to start your own course business on the side or even full time you may have been doing some searching around the web and come across Teachery and Teachable as a way to host, sell and market your courses. However...

Siteground vs Bluehost – A Complete Comparison Chart + 10 Major Differences

Considering Siteground vs Bluehost to host your website? Whether you're brand new to online marketing or you've been around for a while you probably know that you need some type of hosting to share your website with the world and earn a side income online. The problem...

What Kind of Side Hustle Do You Want To Start?

Create Online Courses

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Chris Holdheide

Chris Holdheide


Hi, my name is Chris Holdheide and I am the founder of Side Hustle Academy, and  I’ve been doing various side businesses since 2004.

In that time I’ve done everything from network marketing to internet marketing.  The question is are you interested in starting your own side business?

To learn more about my journey check out my about page here.