Panning For Gold Led To A Handmade Jewelry Side Hustle w/ Alex Moore
WHO IS IT?
Alex Moore, originally from St. Louis Missouri, now lives in New Zealand.
WHAT IS THEIR SIDE HUSTLE?
Alex’s handmade jewelry side hustle creates accessories out of gold, silver, and copper for men and women – and he has a unique style that you’ll probably love.
WHY SHOULD I LISTEN?
This is an interesting story of how one thing leads to another. In this case, Alex had no intentions of starting a handmade jewelry business, he just stumbled into after he went panning for gold in hopes of making a wedding ring. He didn’t find much gold so he enlisted the help of a local goldsmith to help incorporate the little bit of gold into a band. After watching the process he was intrigued and decided to take some classes so that he could learn as well. Over the next 2 years, he began to master the craft and make items for others. Now, he sells products all over the globe that are made from his garage.
HOW WILL IT HELP ME?
Alex shares how he found a mentor that had years and years of experience with jewelry making and how he took the time to truly learn the craft before selling products. You’ll hear how he is selling product online using Shopify, at local markets, and in various retail stores around the globe.
Alex is using Shopify to grow his online business. (you can get a 14-day free trial using this link)
We also talk about ShipStation, which is software that I’ve used to help make the shipping process painless and super efficient. Unfortunately for Alex, it’s not yet available in New Zealand. (Use this link to get a 30-day free trial)
If you have an awesome side hustle that you would like to share with the world, I’d love to have you on my podcast.