Sketchnoting Side Hustle


Start earning an income with your sketchnoting skills.

Craft a side project in which you merge your interests with your sketchnoting skills to create work that will get you paid.

$79 - Purchase

Turn a passion project into a paid gig.

What type of side hustle might you create with your sketchnoting skills?

Here are just a few of the opportunities you can pursue:

Sketchnoting Side Hustle: with your visual note-taking skills there are plenty of freelance and product options out there for you.

A sampling of the freelance gigs or product creation that you might take on as a sketchnoting side hustle.

Whether you want to collaborate with others through freelance gigs or start building out your own products that feature your sketchnotes, this course will help you add structure and sustainability to your side hustle.


Come behind the scenes of my side hustle.

I'm making hand-sketched videos for organizations with big ideas.

Sketchnoting Side Hustle: I've chosen to focus on the creation of sketched videos for my side hustle.

A one-page description of the sketchnoting service I provide.

I'm excited to take on collaborative video projects as my own side hustle, and within this course I'll be reflecting on what I learn from that process.

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at one of those projects:


Build and learn alongside other sketchnoters.

You're not the only sketchnoter who has heard the phrase "Those notes are so cool! How much would you charge to create something like that for me?"

You're not the only sketchnoter who wants to create prints, write books, and make videos.

You're not the only sketchnoter who wants to turn their creative skills into real dollars.

Sketchnoting Side Hustle: from sketchbook to dollar bills to your piggy bank.

Merge your sketchnoting skills with your long-term interests to create a side hustle that strengthens your financial security.

The purpose of this course is to gather together those sketchnoters who want to start earning an income from their creative work.

If that sounds exciting to you, I hope you'll join us.


Workshop Series Now Available

I hosted a four-part live workshop series as the first version of this course. The full replays of all sessions are now available. I'll be recording and releasing the updated polished video lessons in 2024.


Part 1: Introduction

In the first session you'll get to hear from other course participants about why they're here and then we lay out the Side Hustle One-Pager that will help you get your side hustle off the ground.

Part 2: Pricing

In the second session we focus on how to describe the benefits of sketchnoting to an outside audience and establish some pricing guidelines based on the specific type of service you're providing.


Part 3: Workflow

In the third session we help you develop an overall workflow that taps into the benefits of collaborating with others while mitigating the challenges.

Part 4: Promotion

In the fourth session we focus on promotion and help you develop strategies for getting the word out about your work.


Monthly Q & A with Doug



Bring questions related to the course you're working through or share your latest sketchnoting project for feedback. Open to all members of Verbal to Visual, no matter your experience level. Join us for some rich discussions about the world of visual thinking!

Upcoming Q & A:

July 17th at 9:00am Pacific Time

Book Club: To Sell Is Human



If you're starting to think about offering your sketchnoting skills as a service or using them to make products, then this book club is for you! We're reading To Sell Is Human by Daniel Pink with the course Sketchnoting Side Hustle in mind, but this event is open to all members of Verbal to Visual. To participate, pick up the book and then read/sketchnote as much as you're able. During the event we'll share our sketchnotes, talk about the most impactful ideas, and discuss how we're each applying them to our own products and services.

August 20th at 9:00am Pacific Time


Learn from Anywhere

Built on top of the Mighty Networks platform, you'll be able to access all of our resources from any browser or by using the native iOS or Android app.


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Start your side hustle.


$79 - Purchase

One-Time Fee For Lifetime Access

Once you pick up this course you’ll have lifetime access to all current and future resources contained within it.

30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

I want you to be able to experience this course from the inside to see whether or not it’s a good fit for you. With that in mind, if you’re not satisfied with what you see after your first 30 days, I’d be happy to return your money.


Course Bundles

Sketchnoting Side Hustle is included in the following course bundles: