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Learn from those kids and start making money!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by pisnami, Sep 13, 2014.

  1. pisnami

    pisnami Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That is something that just happened to me and everyone can learn a lesson here.

    I am on a rent in another city and I was browsing the Internet while someone just rang my doorbell. I got the keys and opened the door, while asking myself "who the hell is bothering me?". By my surprise when I opened the door I saw three kids - 2 boys and a girl. The girl was like ten or eleven years old while the boys were like nine years old.

    One of the boys was holding an opened box and inside it there were handmade bracelets. They we made of little exotic-colored plastic threads tied together. The kids of course told me that they are selling them. They even had two models of bracelets and the second model was three times more expensive. What a little devils! Anyways I tried one of the bracelets and bought it - I saw this a good opportunity to buy a gift for my girlfriend. I even bought one for myself! Anyways - I told the kids that this is the way to go and that they should keep doing it.

    So if you've thought that the lesson is "get some kids to sell your stuff by knocking on others doors" well that is not correct. The lesson here is that you should differentiate yourself and get your feet wet (and also offer your clients to buy something more expensive but that's another topic).
     
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  2. Professor88

    Professor88 Registered Member

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    Great story...Pretty good lesson from little kids. When I was a kid, I found different way to make money. I made a kind of "lottery".The "ticket" was certain amount of money and you could choose from old small things that I've put in the box. It was funny cause I was going from door to door in the neighbourhood and offer the elders to play. I was happy for people accepting to buy the ticket but as I grew older, I realized that people bought the ticket because of my idea to make money :)
     
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    Motivating, try to do sth and devote yourself in.
     
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    Did you tell em to scale up ? I really really hope you did..
     
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    The real lesson here is that you need to be selling your own product.


     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Not being funny OP, kids at that age selling things are usually forced into it.
    They may be gypsy kids or part a gang being manipulated by adults that take any money they make and give them beatings.

    This is a reality, and you should be careful.
     
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    I fully agree. Still those were good kids with no such problems living in the neighborhood. But yea I fully agree that there are such illegal activities with kids especially in the poorer countries and that's not funny at all.
     
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