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Old 11-12-2008, 02:40 PM
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Do you think you can make money if you have an Internet business? Like selling stuff, or from advertising? Or is it just one big scam????
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Old 11-12-2008, 03:18 PM
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Of course you can make money online. There are many people that supplement their income with a part-time online business, and some of them do it full time. That's being said there are lots of "get-rich-quick" schemes and scams promoted out there, so be very careful! Online business is like any other business, and you have to work hard, and have a sound business plan to make it work.
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Old 11-13-2008, 03:04 PM
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I have a friend who is doing affiliate marketing online, but he hasn't done very well lately. I guess people are lowering their spending and buying only essentials.
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Old 11-14-2008, 09:09 PM
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You can try selling on eBay, but you have to find a good product that is in demand, otherwise you will fail.
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Old 11-17-2008, 02:59 PM
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You can try selling on eBay, but you have to find a good product that is in demand, otherwise you will fail.
That's what I've heard. Lots of people are selling junk on eBay... Honestly I don't know if any internet business could make money like a full time job
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:48 PM
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I think that to be able to successfully sell on eBay you must have razor-thin profit margins, which doesn't look very attractive to me.
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Old 11-20-2008, 07:53 PM
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I think that to be able to successfully sell on eBay you must have razor-thin profit margins, which doesn't look very attractive to me.
I know somebody who makes over 50K per year selling stuff on eBay. This is not a bad salary for somebody working from home.
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Old 11-21-2008, 03:18 PM
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It's not a bad salary, but is nothing special either. Try paying the bills and living in a decent Toronto area with 50K per year and you'll find it close to impossible.
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Old 07-20-2009, 11:13 AM
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it would have a santa, a live reindeer and a sleigh, all this would be set on shopping malls. does anybody know if this might be a good business?
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:28 PM
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it would have a santa, a live reindeer and a sleigh, all this would be set on shopping malls. does anybody know if this might be a good business?
The problem with this business is that is seasonal and you can make money for a few short weeks per year only.
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