Took a trip to Boulder last summer and had the TV on in the hotel one night and saw a commercial advertising a dating site for farmers
. It seems like such a specific niche that I wanted to make jokes about it, but the more I've thought about it the more sense it makes, and it blows me away every time I think about it that such specific niche sites exist and can be viable as a business model. It's amusing to me that the thing I was initially going to make fun of I now find incredibly motivating. Se la vie.
From the Side Hustle Pro Podcast, Ep. 33, ~46 minutes in, essentially saying that for your side hustles start with doing something that you love and further opportunities and money will naturally follow after that because you're doing something that you're passionate about.
And I made a penny! I mean, not profit, that's total revenue. Expenses are higher because of the domain name purchase, but literally all I did was throw up a single shitty web page with some adsense ads on it and made a post on Twitter with a brand new account. And I made a penny! The sky's the limit! Or not. Whatever. It would be nice to get my $10 back at some point though. Threw up a second page tonight and made a new Twitter post. Maybe I'll make 2 cents tomorrow so I can give someone a piece of my mind.
Quoted from Maren Kate Donovan, founder and former CEO of Zirtual. https://thehustle.co/maren-kate-donovan-zirtual