Side Hustles

Thinking of starting a small business on the side?

Side hustles (a.k.a. sides jobs or side gigs) are booming. You might be surprised at how doable pursuing a passion area while supplementing your income might be. The Wyoming SBDC Network offers all the assistance you need to get started building a successful side hustle. All our services are offered at no cost to Wyoming residents and business owners.

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Can my side hustle actually make money?

To answer this question, you will want to meet individually with one of our experienced business advisors to determine your current situation and assess what is possible with your available time and resources.

Your local advisor can assist you with:

  • Business planning
  • Financing alternatives
  • Cash flow projections
  • Marketing ideas
  • And more!

Is there a market for my product or service?

The Wyoming SBDC Network Market Research Center has access to numerous national and international databases that can help you make informed decisions about the size and location of your market, industry trends, and potential sales volume. Again, this assistance is available to all Wyoming entrepreneurs at no cost.

Market Research Center services include:

  • Situational analysis
  • Demographic/Psychographic data
  • Website/Social Media Analysis
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • And more!

Do I have to register my business?

Your Wyoming SBDC Network advisor can explain the business organization alternatives available in Wyoming, and help you with simple registrations. We can also point you to any agencies you need to contact for licensing or registration.

Will I be able to quit my day job?

Your Wyoming SBDC Network advisor will help you analyze your business and personal finances to help you decide when to transition your side hustle to a full-time gig.

Business growth services include:

  • Expanding your market (online, international trade, government sector, etc.)
  • Maximizing profits
  • Finding more funding
  • Strengthening your brand
  • And more!

37% of Americans have a side job or side hustle

Americans spend an average of 12 hours/week on side hustles

The average side hustler makes an extra $8,232/year nationally.

“From fine tuning my side hustle’s website to connecting me with Jennifer Ford at Frederick Mountain Group, Wyoming SBDC Network advisors are a wealth of knowledge. They provide invaluable resources, non-judgemental feedback and are truly in my corner. They work hard to help Wyoming businesses thrive!”

Megan Smith

Chief Accountability Partner, Deliberate Dollars

Get Started Today

Contact your local small business advisor today for no-cost, confidential assistance

Accessibility Information

All Wyoming SBDC Network programs and services are provided to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Language assistance services for clients with limited English proficiency will be provided. Contact: Jill Kline at (307) 766-3405 or [email protected]
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