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[Brainstorming] What offline business would you start with $15k?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by lolzap, May 29, 2011.

  1. lolzap

    lolzap Regular Member

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    Hi guys,

    I was wondering what kind of offline business would you start if you had $15k?

    Let's do a little brianstorming here and see what ideas we can come up with. :cowboy:
     
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    Nah joking. I would build a brick and mortar SEO office/Business
     
  3. Rangco

    Rangco Newbie

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    I have the same thinking as you! I've been wanting to start an offline business but NOT something that required too much resources and money (property, permits, franchise, etc.)

    Pm me, I think we'll have a lot to talk about.
     
  4. Kz3ro

    Kz3ro Junior Member

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    I'd play the stock market
     
  5. PSPianist

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    Yoga classes, lol.
     
  6. moneyneeded

    moneyneeded Regular Member

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    It depends where do you live? Because there are alot of businesses that would work great in the US but not in Brazil or work awesomely in Spain but not Canada. Get my drift?
     
  7. lolzap

    lolzap Regular Member

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    I'm located in Europe, Romania. We have all kind of businesses here but there sure is room for more since the market isn't saturated.
     
  8. Bostoncab

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    I would buy a taxi.. but thats what I do already so I am a little biased.
     
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    a small bike shop!
     
  10. lolzap

    lolzap Regular Member

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    That can't make you rich. :D
     
  11. bavahz

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    I would use it to develop training centers with the ultimate goal of Franchising them.
    The training would be to help ANY offline business with marketing, sales and increasing efficiency of running their current operation.

    The idea to use Jay Abrahams method of finding 1% increases in many areas.

    Business evaluations and proposals ONLY done for a fee NO freebies.

    Include providing the necessary services like Web site, SEO, but also traditional advertising, JV search, employee evaluations, new product and new services consultations.

    Perhaps a service to help prepare a business to be sold as well.

    If the people want to retire, help spruce up the operation, and help close the deals,etc.

    Being realistic $15K would not even be enough to get started but I think the idea would work.
    I don't recall the name(old fart brain), but there already IS a business doing a lot of what I mentioned.
    They mainly help with improving efficiency of ops not the other topics.
    I think part of success in todays economy is to think of services, and NOT invest in a lot of office space or capital equipment.
    Go to the client and work there.
    What you need are Jay Abraham Clones.Use his courses, the Gazillion he has!, to train your Hired Guns.
     
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  12. sunbros

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    It depends where you live in
     
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    Yea man,a good autopilot bussines would be to buy cars for taxis and rent them to drivers.
    Actually,last week a friend of mine bought a 3 years old one (dacia logan) with 2k (already equiped for taxi) .Small earnings,but it's residual income wich comes on autopilot to you.
     
  14. marketingwise

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    I would only do something I loved or had extreme talent in. Or I could meet girls in, I would not buy property, it is only going down in value.
     
  15. bavahz

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    Bicycles for "little people" or a small store?
    ;)
    Sorry, I couldn't help my self.
    I have compulsions ,not any thing like I have to wash my hands 363 x before leaving the house...my girl friend might tell you what kind :)
     
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    Go with people already advertising

    Look to your local newspaper
    Val-Pak
    Groupon
    Living Social

    these folks are already spending moderate to bigger $$ .. you may want to help the small deli down the street but I am making money with the above.

    PM if you need more tips
     
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    webcam modeling so popular in Romania
    you can rent big house with 6+ rooms
    buy 6+ computers with HQ Webcams and start to rent those rooms to cam models.. or get comissions from them its up to u
     
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    For $15k? Lol, you can't start shit with that kind of money, maybe you could buy a hot dog stand, but I don't think that you will have much left to cover permits and taxes
     
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    Wtf are you on about.

    You can buy a mobile cafe Van for £3500 ($5000-7000) , So your saying that 8k isnt enough to cover permits?

    Hahahhaha
     
  20. Bostoncab

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    If you are in the U.S. I have an idea..

    You know how people are always complain that foreigners no speakie the English?

    Start and English school in a ghetto immigrant neighborhood that charges no tuition and lobby government agencies for funds. Also lobby both political parties for funds. Also lobby all the white supremacist dickfuck "immigrants should learn English and love America or get out" groups for funds.

    Win Win.