10 Amazon Merch Tips & Hacks the Gurus Are Not Telling You

If you’re reading this, odds are that you are already familiar with Amazon’s Print-On-Demand (POD) service, which started back in 2015 and it’s been only grown since then. But if you’re not in the loop yet, today you are getting a real treat, as we’re going to give...

5 Alternatives to Udemy That You May Not Have Considered Yet

Looking for alternatives to Udemy? While Udemy is a decent platform for hosting your online course there may be some things that you just don't like about them. Maybe it's the fact that you don't have complete control over your course or that they don't let you steer...

Thinkific vs Kajabi – A Complete Comparison Chart + 10 Major Differences

Considering Thinkific vs Kajabi? If you're looking to start a business creating online courses and selling your knowledge you may have come across a few different platforms like Thinkific and Kajabi, also known as New Kajabi, but you may not be sure which is right for...

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...

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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.