What will your daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly hours be? If your business is going to be freelance, then perhaps setting up specific contact hours is a good step to take so that you are not talking to clients 24/7. It is also important to block out time off.
Over 80% of the investment needed to start a side hustle is time.
It’s the period you need to acquire (or sharpen) a skill, find and serve clients who will pay for your work.
Remember, your side hustle will begin taking many hours each week away from precious moments you'd otherwise be spending with friends, family and elsewhere. A side hustle also requires herculean effort to succeed, given that the majority of your time each day goes to your full-time job. Make a serious self-assessment about whether or not this is something you're willing to make sacrifices in order to achieve.
Just because you are your own boss does not mean that you need to work yourself into the ground. Sometimes when we don't have a boss and strict deadline, analysis paralysis kicks in and you are left procrastinating forever. If you recognize yourself in that scenario (I sure do!) - here are my best tips to skyrocket your productivity
while working on your side hustle.
A good idea is to carefully research and plan out the best time to release marketing and launch your business. If you were launching your art career, for example, one of the best times to put yourself out there is during the lead up to Christmas in November and December – lots of people are looking for presents, and artsy products typically do pretty well.