Part Time Gig Advise Please

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  1. NovaGator

    NovaGator Well-Known Member

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    So here's the deal. I am semi-retired and have no desire to just sit around the house.
    I would like to find some type of distributorship. Please, no Avon, Amway, Amsoil, etc.
    I can come up with about $75,000 to get started. Any advise? Thanks for your thoughts.
     
  2. FireFoley

    FireFoley Senior Member
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    You probably came to the right place but I would "advise" you to get some "advice". Just goofin on you Good luck :fistbump:
     
  3. TLB

    TLB Just chillin'
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    I am completely useless for this. Completely.

    That established, I'd ask you more of your interests to help guide decision making. For example = Do you want to go door-to-door? Work out of a building, with inventory and maybe a desk? Be outside? Travel much, and if so how far or how often? Something where you lay hands on the product and execute delivery, or just take orders and have drop shipments? What are your personal interests or hobbies? That personal connection can improve your salesmanship when you're really knowledgeable and honestly interested in the product.
     
  4. bradgator2

    bradgator2 Rioting
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    Do you mind driving around town? My BIL pays a (retired dude) personal carrier to transport all sorts of medical equipment around town the day before a surgery.

    We have several vacant large acre lots in my neighborhood that a retired dude mows in a nice tractor... for cash only.

    Nothing to get rich on, but easily passes the time and make some decent beer money.
     
  5. Concrete Helmet

    Concrete Helmet Hook, Line, and Sinker
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    75k and distribution? Do you ask a lot of questions? Do you try and peek inside packages? :lol:
     
    • itsgr82bag8r

      itsgr82bag8r Political Forum Fire Starter
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      There’s always openings for mules to transport “imported” goods from the coast to all points north.....

      Pays well, but the “retirement” plan isn’t ideal.
       
    • Concrete Helmet

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      I'm not sure if it's a coincidence but the OP hasn't posted in a while...:lol:
       
      • Bushmaster

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        You can make a little money driving cars for auto dealerships. Have retired clients making 8-10k a year doing it.
         
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        BMF Bad Mother....
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        A buddy of mine's father delivers auto parts to mechanics (for one of the car parts companies). He enjoys it. He's really into classic cars and it allows him to bs w/ all the mechanics. He occasionally finds a classic car to buy and work on and flip. Retired Army helicopter pilot in the Clarksville, TN area.

        Enterprise Rental Car company hires retirees to move cars from place to place (airport to a non-airport location, or to auction, etc).
         
        • no1g8r

          no1g8r Bringing Reason to the Masses
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          “Pinch A Penny” may win the award for worst branding name ever. It would make a great name for a retail discount store (Big Lots, Dollar General”, but as a name for a Pool/Spa services company, it’s awful.
           
          • Gatorbreath

            Gatorbreath The original "Breath" of the GCMB.
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            $75K to invest?

            How about a sports book? Get 10-15 $25-$100 players and watch the cash literally roll in. Tax free. You get to watch sports and make a good second income.

            Check this out: This is an "expert" from CBS: Army-Navy Game 2020: Cadets, Midshipmen battle anxiety, depression, lockdowns to play amid COVID-19

            Records: Straight up: 48-11 (4-1 last week) | ATS: 27-32 (2-3 last week) To keep the math simple, assume $100 bets. With this jabroni, you'd have paid out $2700 and collected $3520 for a profit of $820 just for answering the phone. And this is before parlays, teases and prop plays, etc. And this guy is an "expert".

            You're welcome.
             
            #12 Gatorbreath, Dec 10, 2020
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            • Concrete Helmet

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              I dunno but it could also be a dead end job...
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            • Alumni Guy

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              If you’re interested in distribution, I would probably stick to Marijuana. Although it’s legal in most of the country, it’s still illegal in Florida. Sure the profits aren’t as good as the powders, but there’s less risk. At your age, you don’t need the risk or action of coke or H

              After you grow, if you want to diversify, bring on staff to deal with the powders. I would set up a separate LLC if you do expand to limit liability and to keep the books cleaner.
               
              • Nalt

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                Is the A.L. Williams thing still running?
                 
              • Spurdog98

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                Franchise is French for "get azz raped". That is all.
                 
              • Spurdog98

                Spurdog98 Preston Brooks
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                Dude says he's retired but doesn't want to just sit around the house. So I'd think weed would be enough to keep him busy and make a little cash. Now if you need a bit of property out in the middle of nowhere...PM me.
                 

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