No-Code Apps: The 50K AI Side Hustle

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Todays AI Money Maker: AI Meal Plan App Using No-Code

Setup Time: 2 hours

Startup Cost: $45

First $ Made: 3 Days

記pportunity Size: $50,400/year

The Opportunity 井

For those of you looking for a side hustle that makes BIG money but takes little time

Todays AI business idea is for you.

You will be creating a no-code app that makes custom meal plans and grocery lists for $20/month.

What are no-code apps?

Theyre apps you make without learning how to code or spending thousands on a developer.

All you do is pick a layout, drag and drop a few sections, and give it a catchy name.

Thats it.

Heres how your app will work:

Users will plug in what they want in their meal plan.

Think - favorite foods, allergies, calorie count, etc.

Then your app will use ChatGPT to create a 7-day meal plan and grocery list.

It will take about 2 hours to set up your app.

After that, everything is automated.

Leaving you little to no work.

So for those of you who are busy, this is your way to make money without losing time.

All you need is 210 users

In the next 5 minutes Ill show you:

  • How to create a meal plan app from scratch

  • The best prompt to plug into ChatGPT for top-tier meal plans

  • Where to find your 210 clients ASAP

Simple enough?

Alright, lets start with some proof this works.

Whos Doing It

Noom is a health app that does everything from creating meal plans to personal coaching. Noom charges $50 per user a month. Based on a case study by Google in 2020, Noom has over 45 million users worldwide and racked up over $63 million in annual revenue in 2021.

Think of Noom as your end goal.

As you get more users and make more money, you can add more products to your app like Noom.

For now, well start small with an automated meal planner and grocery list.

EatThisMuch charges $15/month for weekly meal plans and grocery lists. In the last 3 months, theyve received over 7 million website visits.

UniMeal charges a $20 month for weekly meal plans and at-home workout plans. They had over 12.6 million website visits in the last 3 months.


In a nutshell, the fitness industry is a HUGE opportunity to make money.

All you need to do is pick a spot and start building.

So. lets build.

The Gameplan

The How-To

Step #1 - Pick your app layout in Adalo. You will need the Starter pack plan for $45/ month. Pick any pages you want, but make sure to include a form page. This is where your client will say what they want in their meal plan.

(FYI, we have no ties to these websites. We just think theyre super cool.)

Step #2 - Create your prompt. This is what will be plugged into ChatGPT. Each question from your form is a data input for your ChatGPT prompt. I used this ChatGPT prompt:

"Create a weekly meal plan based on my goal of [goal]. I have [issues] health issues and exercise [number] days per week. I need [meal number] meals per day. Present the meal plan in a simple chart format. Additionally, provide a grocery list based on the meals listed in the chart.

If you decide to change the prompt or include different data inputs, test it out before connecting it to your app.

Step #3- Connect to ChatGPT and Stripe. You will need to create a Stripe account to connect to your apps homepage. Then you can connect your ChatGPT account and your prompt. Click HERE for our step-by-step guide.

Step #4 - Market. This is how we find your 210 users. The faster you find them, the faster you make money. The quickest way is to pay for social media ads. However, I recommend trying these three free options first:

  1. Testimonials.Everyone loves free Sh*t. Offer your app for free to 20 people, then ask them for before and after photos and testimonials. Post these everywhere, including shoutouts and ads.

  2. Reach out to health influencers. Lucky for you, there are MILLIONS of health influencers you can reach out to. Reach out to 10 every day for a shoutout in exchange for 20% of the sales from that post. Include the before and after photos in the shoutout.

  3. Post on TikTok 5x a day. TikTok is the easiest place to go viral without spending money on promotions. Make sure to include the before and after photos and to put most of your focus on the first 5 seconds.

Thats it!

If you have any questions, Adalo has a Youtube channel where they post help guides for anything you may need!

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