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Do you want to start hosting Trivia? We’ve got all the information needed to help you get started with your trivia hosting side hustle.

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Pay Off Your Student Loans the Fun Way

pay off your student loans Start a Trivia Night side hustle The Side Hustler ebook will tell you everything you need to know about how to start making that extra money. So you have an awesome college degree… And the debt to prove it. While it’s great to have the opportunity to be a college educated individual, the cost is often not so great. For recent college grads, the 9 to 5 doesn’t always cut it when it comes to paying those student loans on top of rent and bills. It sounds pretty bleak, we know, but it doesn’t have …

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5 Ways to Become a Successful Entrepreneur

Starting a business is hard work.  It takes planning, dedication, and persistence. And even with the right preparation and expertise, a business can still fail. In fact, 50% of new businesses go under within the first five years of opening.  That leads to the million dollar question: How can you become a successful entrepreneur? Luckily, I work a few feet from a successful entrepreneur, Adam Johnston. Adam is the co-founder and CEO of Last Call Trivia. His journey took him from bartender, to side hustler, to entrepreneur. Now, teams can play Last Call Trivia in more than 250 bars and …

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Everything You Need to Know About Pub-Style Trivia

Do you have a burning question about bar Trivia? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a list of some of the most frequently asked questions about Trivia Night. Whether you’re a player, host, or bar owner, we’ve got the answer for you. How long does bar Trivia last? The exact length of the game can vary based on the format and attendance. But on average, it lasts two hours from start to finish. This is the length that you should aim for if you’re running your own show. If a game is too short your …

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How Bar Trivia Arrived and Thrived in the U.S.

With the growing popularity of bar trivia in the US, have you ever wondered how this cultural phenomenon started? Well then, you’ve come to the right place. The Humble Beginnings of Pub Quiz Our story begins a long time ago in a land far away. 1970s United Kingdom, to be exact. During this time, pub quizzes were played in a few pubs mainly in the North of England. They were a popular activity for patrons, but they were unorganized and localized. That is, until Sharon Burns and Tom Porter entered the scene. In 1976, Burns and Porter founded their own …

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How to Run a Trivia Night: Problem Solving

Learning how to run a Trivia Night involves a pretty standard list of tasks and preparations. Once you’ve practiced setting up your equipment, reviewed your host script, and memorized the rules of the game, you’ll be ready to host your first show. But there is one thing you may have overlooked when learning how to run a Trivia Night; preparing yourself for problems that might pop up during your show. Trivia is a game and it should be a fun experience for the players and the host. But the competition – and alcohol – can lead to a tense situation …

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How to Host a Trivia Night

Trivia Night has been a consistent part of my social life since graduating college. With our full-time jobs keeping us busy, my friends and I quickly found Trivia to be our weekly opportunity to catch up and have fun for a few hours. In fact, I loved playing so much that I started looking into ways to become more involved. And that’s when I had a wonderful epiphany – I could make some serious money by learning how to host a Trivia Night myself. Hosting is a great side hustle because it can become whatever you choose to make it. …

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Reclaim Your Space by Swapping AirBnB for a Trivia Side Hustle

There’s no doubt about it, this is the era of the side hustler. In fact, 37% of Americans, and over half of millennials, have a side hustle. One of the most popular gigs for people looking to make extra cash is renting out a room on Airbnb. And it’s no secret why. Airbnb hosts report a median income of $440 per month, which is more than double the income of rideshare drivers and ten times more than the income of Etsy sellers. The draw of a high profit makes renting on Airbnb an attractive option for those looking to pick …

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Happy National Trivia Day!

Did you know that January 4th is National Trivia Day? In honor of our favorite holiday here at Last Call Trivia, here are four awesome pieces of trivia about… trivia! Trivia Improves Memory Playing Trivia engages the frontal cortex, the part of the brain responsible for memory processing. And just like any muscle, the more you work your brain, the stronger it gets! Regularly playing can keep the mind sharp and alert. So, if you’re notorious for forgetting birthdays or anniversaries, maybe you just need to play more Trivia. Trivia Enhances Cognition Cognition is the mental process that allows people …

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How to Create the Perfect Trivia Playlist

As a host, one of the best tools to help set the tone of the show is your Trivia playlist. In fact, you can even think of your Trivia playlist as your co-host. Not only does your song choice keep teams entertained and energized, it also helps keep the game on track. A good playlist has popular songs that fit the audience’s preferences, but a great playlist takes it a step further. Here are some of the best industry tips to help you create the ultimate Trivia playlist. Choose songs that meet a few basic criteria There are several reasons …

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The Easiest Way to Score Trivia Night

When you think of scoring your Trivia Night, what comes to mind? Do you think of hand tallying points? Or, frantically typing scores into a calculator? Or, maybe even having a whole team of scorekeepers? Well, if you have nightmarish visions like the ones above, I have some great news. There is a much easier way to score Trivia Night. Last Call Trivia Flex includes an automated scoresheet, which handles all of the calculations for you. That means all you have to do is type in the wagers, and no more mid-game arithmetic is necessary! So, what are some tips …

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