The Savvy Scribe

EP240: Positioning Yourself for a Strong Side Hustle With Jeff Gargas

November 14, 2023
The Savvy Scribe
EP240: Positioning Yourself for a Strong Side Hustle With Jeff Gargas
Show Notes

In this episode, we’re joined by Jeff Gargas, who shares insights on positioning yourself for a strong side hustle. Starting a side hustle requires dedication and obsession, but the rewards are worth it. Many struggle to know when to transition from side hustle to full-time gig, and it’s a unique journey for each individual.


About the Guest:

Jeff Gargas is the COO and Co-founder of the Teach Better Team (Creators of www.teachbetter.com, The Grid Method, and Teach Further) and co-author of the book, “Teach Better.” He works with educators to increase student engagement and improve student success. He also offers 1-on-1 coaching for teachers who have a product or idea they want to share with others to better education.


Key points discussed:

→ Jeff highlights the importance of finding your “sweet spot,” combining your passion and skills to help others.
→ Identifying your target audience and their pain points is crucial.
→ Content creation is key, encompassing podcasts, blog posts, videos, and more.
→ Building an email list is emphasized because it’s something you own and control.
→ Nurturing your email list by providing value is essential to eventually convert subscribers into customers.
→ The conversion doesn’t always mean monetary gain; it can also mean building a community of passionate supporters.
→ Even if your side hustle doesn’t directly relate to your career, it can provide stress relief and creative outlets.
→ Your side hustle can make you a better professional and enhance your overall quality of life.


Connecting with Jeff:

Jeff can be found at teachbetter.com.
Social media handles: Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/jefftf) and @_JeffGargas (Instagram).
Reach out via email at Jeff@teachbetter.com.
He offers one-on-one coaching and is happy to connect for brainstorming and guidance.
He believes in supporting p

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