Making money with ATM machines!

I bought an ATM for $1000, all in with the set-up was probably $1200. I’m netting $100/mo now…so yeah, decent ROI.

Caveat* I have access to a good location.

Comments Q and A

I’d like to hear more about this. Where is it set up? Do you pay utilities, transaction fees? Where do buy one?

A/I’m in Denver, bought a used machine from a place “Advanced Technology Management” (who have been really great). They set up pretty much everything, all I had to do was put money in it and plug it in. Continue reading

We’ve sold over 100,000 anonymous bags of dicks around the world online and make a lot of money from it,crazy and smart idea!

  • I’ll be straight up, I thought this was the complete dumbest idea I’d ever heard when I first heard about it a few years ago but it turns out to be a very smart business. My wife is a stay at home mom and manages a Facebook group with at least a few hundred upper middle-class housewives across the US. About 6 months ago, envelopes with glitter dicks start showing up. Come to find out, this crap is like crack for stay at home moms with disposable income. Well fucking done sir, bravo.

 

  • It goes something like this:
  1. What a stupid crazy idea.
  2. Shit, they made 10 million dollars.
  3. Why can’t I have stupid ideas like that to make money?

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Short stories of hobbies that become successful businesses

  • A number of years ago, I decided to start a blog and write up the projects I was already messing with for other people to learn from, with the end goal of maybe making a few bucks from advertising to fund hobby supplies. It wasn’t long until a random stranger found my blog and sent me an e-mail. “Hey, I saw you fixed a radio. I have that same radio, and money. Can we work something out?” So I took my first commercial job.

Fast-forward to today and now I own a stereo repair shop serving customers across the country, and I write a magazine column based mostly on my blog posts.

My local competition is all about to retire (not to mention most non-local competition)….things are going to get interesting in the next 3-5 years.

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In 3 years, I have grown my side service business from zero to 30k this year.some lessons/tips from the journey so far.

Before I get into it I want to mention I am extremely fortunate to have a full-time job as a firefighter that allows me to work at the business more than the average 40 hour a week 9-5. But with that being said, this business could be run by someone wanting extra money working on Saturday and Sundays.

Back in 2013 working part-time for a tree guy, I noticed the need for stump grinding in my area. It was the perfect business for me, the startup cost was minimal compared to other business and I could run it part time keeping it simple as owner operated. Also unlike other businesses, I could pause and start whenever I wanted, and at the time I was only looking for an extra 1,000 a month or so. Continue reading

some highly profitable but unpopular/not well-known businesses

  • I grew up in the mountains outside of silicon valley. My friend’s dad is known as the “mountain millionaire”. He’s made his millions doing stuff like this; A tree falls on someone’s property. He charges them to cut it and haul it away. He then splits it into firewood and sells it for quite a decent profit. so he’s getting paid at all stops. he also does this with dirt. gets paid to haul dirt away from a landslide by the county. (we’re talking hundreds of thousands of pounds of dirt) he then gets paid to deliver it to construction sites and whoever else needs good dirt filler. literally making $1000’s a day to pick up dirt and drop it somewhere else.

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Short stories about success in working from home .

  • I work in software procurement for a fortune 100 company and am fully remote. I actually didn’t even know it could be a remote job until after I joined. I started on a team of 5 people in the US and 15 people internationally. Eventually, everyone from the US quit and they were all replaced by internationals. Ever since then, I just stopped showing up to the office, moved about 900 miles away, and no one noticed or cared.

 

 

  • I’m a programmer and write software that I sell. Occasionally do freelance work to supplement income too.

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