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What business would you start with these resources?
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ProseccoBitch · 06/09/2016 15:34

What business would you start if you had the following resources;

£10,000
A large van
Some storage space (approx. 60 square metres)
Good understanding of eBay/Facebook pages and real life auctions

Things to take into account;
Inability to work for anyone else or to delegate to anyone else
Don't want to work unsociable/long hours due to family and animals

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HallowedMimic · 06/09/2016 15:37

A small move/house clearance service?

The 'man with a van' types around here seem to charge a fortune.

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ProseccoBitch · 06/09/2016 15:40

Sorry should also add it's just me - I'm quite strong but not capable of moving big stuff on my owm, and want to stay as a 'one woman band' and not have to have the difficulties of employing anyone.

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ProseccoBitch · 06/09/2016 15:40

Own*

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Elsy91 · 21/09/2016 14:12

Might not be something you have considered, but one of my friends has just started her own photo booth business, she managed to get a photobooth, some different designs, a website for about £8k and shes already doing really well from it. She bought it from www.photobooths.co.uk I think?

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IamWendy · 21/09/2016 14:16

I'm thinking self move storage? People who need their stuff moved now, can rent your van and space??? Then charge rent for each week???

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ProseccoBitch · 21/09/2016 14:22

Ooh I like the photobooth idea, good one!

I don't have enough room for storage unless it was small stuff, I could probably fit one house's worth of furniture in but that would be it.

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QforCucumber · 17/10/2016 12:41

I know I'm late to the paty here but I'd Look into what the current trends are for weddings and occasions. A friend did similar to the photo booth thing but hires out a sweet cart/huge chocolate fountain/ chair covers and started from nothing. As long as you'd be happy working most Saturdays to deliver and set up then what you've detailed would be perfect.

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