Ryan Robinson Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Freelancing, Marketing, Blogging Title: Marketing consultant Education: Chapman University Location: San Francisco, California Highlights Blogger and marketing consultant who advises people on how to start successful blogs and profitable side businessesOperates blog with more than 500,000 monthly readersHosts The Side Hustle Project podcast Specializes in guidance for freelancers and entrepreneurs with side businesses Experience Ryan Robinson is a content marketing consultant that's worked with Fortune 500 brands and startups including LinkedIn, Google, Adobe, Intuit, CreativeLive, Zendesk, and Oracle. He's also a freelance writer and entrepreneur himself, and has written about those topics for publications including Forbes, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and Business Insider.Robinson has his own blog, ryrob.com, and a podcast called The Side Hustle Project. Education Robinson has a bachelor's degree from Chapman University. He minored in leadership and had an emphasis on entrepreneurship and finance. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.