The 7 Best Side Hustle Books To Check Out in 2023

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The 7 Best Side Hustle Books To Check Out in 2023

We curated some best side hustle books for 2023, while the ‘hustle culture’ as a whole often finds itself caught up in the debates of right and wrong, side hustle on the other end continues to stand on top of everyone’s list and shine as a promising prospect.

What is Side Hustle?

Side job, gig, or hustle, is anything but an opportunity you should be sleeping on. It is an additional endeavor taken up as a supplementary income stream, secondary to the main ‘9-to-5’ job. This could look different for each as often, and most ideal, a passion, hobby, or thing of interest monetized.

Why side hustle is important in 2023?

Side hustle comes in with a good lot of benefits, from the main one – added supplementary income, which in itself has tons of pros (keeping this for some other day) to a time to explore one’s passion or simply make better use of some spare time. In addition to these predictable perks, some other by-benefits are:

  • a chance to gain hands-on experience with newer things and also get familiar with varied work environments, which could prove to be insightful for anyone considering a career change
  • betterment when it comes to skills like time management and balance
  • help bring diversity to one’s portfolio or resume
  • enhance creativity
  • a chance to meet new people and network

Overall, evidently making it a very win-win deal. But then comes the big “How?”

Best Side hustle books in 2023? (How to start)

We love the idea of it and all but don’t know where to begin and how to go about it. And this is why we have brought you this repository of resources – a list of books, from the ones who know it all, specifically touching upon the topic of the side hustle and its know-hows at lengths and giving you some superior side hustle tips. Scroll through!

  1. The Ultimate Side Hustle Book: 450 Moneymaking Ideas for the Gig Economy
  2. The Side Hustle Path: 10 Proven Ways to Make Money Outside of Your Day Job
  3. Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days
  4. Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide: Build a Successful Side Hustle and Increase Your Income
  5. Redefining Rich: Achieving True Wealth with Small Business, Side Hustles, and Smart Living
  6. So You Want to Start a Side Hustle: Build a Business that Empowers You to Live Your Life, Your Way
  7. What If It Does Work Out? How a Side Hustle Can Change Your Life

The Ultimate Side Hustle Book: 450 Moneymaking Ideas for the Gig Economy by Elana Varon

Dive into this one by Elana Varon and never again wander for a side job idea because yes, you read it right, 450! Very literally ‘Ultimate’.

This read discusses the deal of the ‘gig economy’ and takes you through an enormous list of ideas and activities, all penned down for you to choose the best fit for your side hustle. Not just that, with each, it covers all the details in between – skills required, experience needed, pay rates, and more. And as if that wasn’t resourceful enough, it also serves precious few words of wisdom from a successful bunch of hustlers. What makes the one especially different is how it actually gives new creative ideas and doesn’t forget the fun part through it all.

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

The Side Hustle Path: 10 Proven Ways to Make Money Outside of Your Day Job by Nick Loper

Most google searches give us these very new, out-of-the-box ideas that might sound amazing but do we really trust them? No – because we want some tried and tested answers, right? Well, this is what this book by Nick Loper is all about – Real life instances of some real-life now-successful hustlers.

It ditches honey-coated schemes and overnight tactics for, as mentioned, some ‘proven’ insights fetched out of case studies of real hustle stories and all packed in an easy-to-read and understandable manner, making it an absolute resource for any beginner.

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days by Chris Guillebeau

The best part about this one and the main reason we are listing this at all is that it’s the brainchild of one who is quite a successful hustler and well-knows the mantra. Also, a New York bestseller. Guillebeau in this read jots down a step-by-step recipe for financial freedom, security, and success. He teaches and takes one through the journey with this roadmap, starting from as early as imaging an idea to taking off just right and then continue nurturing it for sustainable success.

A unique point of difference here is that Chris shows you the how(s) and gives other side hustle tips ‘without’ asking you to leave behind the security of your existing job. So you easily get to have a security net as you adventure around, how cool!

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

Clever Girl Finance: The Side Hustle Guide: Build a Successful Side Hustle and Increase Your Income by Bola Sokunbi

By a clever finance girl herself, this guide is for all those dreaming of and ready to acquire financial prosperity. The read begins with its focus on fighting the fears and constructing sturdy confidence, expanding all the way to building a solid foundation and a ‘realistic’ plan to persistent income.

As a well-off female entrepreneur, and building the Clever Girl Finance community, Bola is dedicated to empower women and constantly working to assist them in acing finance and the future.

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

Redefining Rich: Achieving True Wealth with Small Business, Side Hustles, and Smart Living by Shannon Hayes

So we have all heard and been part of this debate about the hustle culture. While most hustle gurus preach all-work, fast pace, mental and physical grind, and more, Shannon births a refreshing new definition of ‘rich’, by having escaped the toxic work field to a mountain farm herself. The read, a rather fresh take on side hustles, is a punch to all the traditional fundas, as it embraces creative and overall fulfillment, and is anything that demands one to pick one of the two – career and family or profit and creativity.

The book further focuses on holistic balance and abundance that isn’t merely limited to finance, and essentially helps build a richer, gratifying life altogether. A resourceful pick, this one is a treasure for anyone out there headed for a sustainable life, wishing to enjoy the success ladder along with all the joys of life.

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

So You Want to Start a Side Hustle: Build a Business that Empowers You to Live Your Life, Your Way by Carrie Bohlig and Craig Clickner

What’s better than an expert spilling the beans about their success mantras? Two of them! Carrie ad Craig, share their learnings and anecdotes collected over their years as entrepreneurs. Both with this book, aim to handhold anyone with (or looking for) an idea through the journey of bringing it to life, in a way that produces long-term wealth.

The one aspect that the duo considers to be a crucial one when it comes to side hustles is ‘lifeset’, and which the two give due focus and space in the read too. They very much think of the right vision as a building block and hence cover all the possible ‘how-tos’ of establishing one. More importantly, the right one.

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

What If It Does Work Out? How a Side Hustle Can Change Your Life by Susie Moore

“What if it does work out” is one instance that our mind barely ever envisions as usually the fear and the anxieties pertaining to the unknown fog our brain. Perhaps to change this very actuality, Susie in her book delivers a dose of confidence, which we’d rather call a pep talk on simply yet practically going for the dream life.

Maintaining an inspirational and encouraging tone throughout, Moore showers expert side hustle tips, along with real-life success stories and coaches one to monetize thing of interest. An absolute hype pal of a read, one thing is for sure and we guarantee, this book will have you believing you can do it and in the best cases, also have you quit hesitating and getting on it ASAP!

Wanna know more?: Read reviews at Goodreads.

It is safe to conclude that side hustle is too good of a prospect to explore, especially in today’s date and time, where the internet is practically flooded with digital and remote opportunities. And though still, if you hesitate taking our word for it, grab a copy of any (or all) listed above and we’re sure you’ll have your mind all convinced on hopping onto a side gig!

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