Aug 17, 2017
Sarah Miller is still in college (and plays soccer for her school) but that hasn't stopped her from starting a pretty cool side hustle: painting custom pet portraits.
She's done 300 paintings so far!
But the business isn't without its challenges. She'd like to raise her rates, expand her marketing efforts to land new clients, and figure out how to make her work less of a time-for-money tradeoff.
To help me brainstorm some ideas for Sarah, I invited Don the Idea Guy back on the program to join us on a call.
As you might remember, Don is a creative genius and in this episode he definitely doesn't disappoint. Together we walk through a dozen different ways Sarah could take her operation to the next level and open up new income streams.
Even if your business has nothing to do with painting wiener dogs, I think this conversation will get your gears turning because the broader strategies can apply to lots of different business models.
Among the suggestions:
I think you'll like it!
Here's an example of Sarah's work: