Does anyone have any $100,000 business ideas?

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I_Need_A_Detox PM I_Need_A_Detox
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Posted: 1/17/2012 1:55:15 PM
I have a 0% chance at making an app or becoming super rich by inventing some form of technology. 
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Posted: 1/18/2012 5:08:01 PM
Sure you do, just hire someone else to design and develop it.
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Posted: 1/19/2012 12:54:31 PM

It is a bit shady but...

Take your 100,000 and move to the oilfields in North Dakota....Williston for example.  Start taking wagers as a local. 

With the oil boom in North Dakota, you have a bunch of  young, blue-collar guys and white collar managers that are making big money. A fair % of strippers have moved from Vegas to North Dakota to dance...I read an article on MSN that some are banking 3K per night.

There is nothing else to do for entertainment over there...a truly untapped market for gambling. I bet you could even hire a local you know and move him out there to manage the operation.

Just a thought.

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Posted: 1/21/2012 5:12:25 PM
That's not a bad idea. I had a neighbor move there. He and his son build custom housing trailers. They build them here and then drive them there and rent and sell them. Last time he was in town he was telling me the same thing. There is nothing to do. Housing is at a premium, food prices have been inflated, but the Mc'Donalds workers are making 15 - 17/hr.

There is definitely money to be made there.
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Posted: 1/25/2012 2:09:08 PM
havn't added my 2 cents in awhile....how's it going wallstreet and company?anyone ever look into getting into a franchised business...I am going to start another post about it...hope everyone is off to a great start in 2012
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Posted: 1/25/2012 10:21:05 PM
Hey krall..where have you been?

Ive looked into franchises, thats another enchilada with plenty of other issues for sure!
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Posted: 1/31/2012 1:46:38 AM
Rent a small storefront. Setup this storefront with 10 different IP addresses using 10 computers. Hire 5 college kids or stay at home moms to pull Tickets to hot events off TicketMaster and Live Nation. You can pay each person a commission based on each ticket pulled. Safe to say they could make $60-$100 a few days a week for 3 or 4 hours work.

10 computers for a hot event, IE: Van Hanlan @MSG...Yankees vs Redsox could net you 40 tickets easy. There is no reason why you cannot flip these tickets within the 1st few days for a $40-$75 per ticket profit. So say $50 Avg X 40 tickets = $2000 profit for just 1 event.
I think my estimations are not high but prob low to average.

Just continue reinvesting your money...keep turning it over. Build a pipe line with broadway shows Within 1 year with hard work you should double your money easy.

Subscribe to all type of event sites to make sure your only buying tickets to hot events. Stay away from larger venues in football stadiums and track the performers schedule to see if there are open days to have "added shows" Supply and demand my friend.

I once had 12 tickets to Billy Joel at MSG...He would up adding like 12 shows..15K people X 12 = 180k people = not good.

I'm currently doing this...just on a smaller scale, I would love to do it on a bigger scale,

Good Luck
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Posted: 1/31/2012 12:12:49 PM
I'm actually in the final stages of opening an in-home tutoring service in both the private and public sectors. Looking at about 8k-12k startup money depending on what the insurance quote comes back at. What Ive found is during tougher economic times parents are more willing to spend on extra education to advance their child's chances at a better future. Mainly because they don't want the kid to be in the same financial situation as they might be. Luckily for me I live in an area where $60-75 an hour is considered normal but I'd say depending how much you invest in marketing you could lower your startup costs and charge less.
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Posted: 1/31/2012 11:56:17 PM
don't need 100k  start out with 10k and become a bookie just don't get in over ur head taking large plays at the beginning that u can't pay out if they hit...
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Posted: 2/1/2012 5:35:59 PM
http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/salvage-team-to-recover-3-billion-in-platinum-from-wwii-shipwreck


check out this link. 100,000 can give us a good ship ;)
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Posted: 2/3/2012 10:10:42 AM
QUOTE

Originally Posted by BigChris51:

Rent a small storefront. Setup this storefront with 10 different IP addresses using 10 computers. Hire 5 college kids or stay at home moms to pull Tickets to hot events off TicketMaster and Live Nation. You can pay each person a commission based on each ticket pulled. Safe to say they could make $60-$100 a few days a week for 3 or 4 hours work.

10 computers for a hot event, IE: Van Hanlan @MSG...Yankees vs Redsox could net you 40 tickets easy. There is no reason why you cannot flip these tickets within the 1st few days for a $40-$75 per ticket profit. So say $50 Avg X 40 tickets = $2000 profit for just 1 event.
I think my estimations are not high but prob low to average.

Just continue reinvesting your money...keep turning it over. Build a pipe line with broadway shows Within 1 year with hard work you should double your money easy.

Subscribe to all type of event sites to make sure your only buying tickets to hot events. Stay away from larger venues in football stadiums and track the performers schedule to see if there are open days to have "added shows" Supply and demand my friend.

I once had 12 tickets to Billy Joel at MSG...He would up adding like 12 shows..15K people X 12 = 180k people = not good.

I'm currently doing this...just on a smaller scale, I would love to do it on a bigger scale,

Good Luck

 

 

A friend of a friend of mine joined a bunch of country music stars fan clubs just so he could get early bird concert tickets to sell on ebay, stub hub etc..I'd guess he makes a few grand a yr and only spends a few minutes a week doing it..If you treated it like a business you could probably do ok.

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Posted: 2/3/2012 11:00:53 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by BigChris51:

Rent a small storefront. Setup this storefront with 10 different IP addresses using 10 computers. Hire 5 college kids or stay at home moms to pull Tickets to hot events off TicketMaster and Live Nation. You can pay each person a commission based on each ticket pulled. Safe to say they could make $60-$100 a few days a week for 3 or 4 hours work.

10 computers for a hot event, IE: Van Hanlan @MSG...Yankees vs Redsox could net you 40 tickets easy. There is no reason why you cannot flip these tickets within the 1st few days for a $40-$75 per ticket profit. So say $50 Avg X 40 tickets = $2000 profit for just 1 event.
I think my estimations are not high but prob low to average.

Just continue reinvesting your money...keep turning it over. Build a pipe line with broadway shows Within 1 year with hard work you should double your money easy.

Subscribe to all type of event sites to make sure your only buying tickets to hot events. Stay away from larger venues in football stadiums and track the performers schedule to see if there are open days to have "added shows" Supply and demand my friend.

I once had 12 tickets to Billy Joel at MSG...He would up adding like 12 shows..15K people X 12 = 180k people = not good.

I'm currently doing this...just on a smaller scale, I would love to do it on a bigger scale,

Good Luck


If you ever set up an online ticket biz and need a good domain name, let me know. 
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Posted: 2/4/2012 11:51:51 PM
Depending on your location and risk tolerance, buy real estate and laundromats.
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Posted: 2/9/2012 3:38:59 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by I_Need_A_Detox:

http://www.roxysgrilledcheese.com/

small fortune. ^^


Don't think Roxy's marketing and cute little website didn't cost her a pretty penny...
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Posted: 2/9/2012 3:39:23 AM
Sorry for all the double negatives but think you got my point.
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Posted: 2/9/2012 11:24:30 AM
invent a (manual) can opener that works more than once, and you'd be a millionare. MADE IN USA,,,,,,,,,,,,,,and actually works worth a garbage


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Posted: 2/10/2012 5:26:27 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by Michfan15:


Don't think Roxy's marketing and cute little website didn't cost her a pretty penny...

what are you saying ... that they don't make good money? 

i think they do. 
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Posted: 2/23/2012 3:59:44 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by wallstreetcappers:


Margins are terrible at both of those places, you are fortunate to make 7-10% of sales and you have to work the places as a GM for a period of time until you are able to hire one.

Also, I would never want a delivery store, that is filled with headaches and liabilities.

now where would papa john be if he had that kind of attitude?

 

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Am working on a food truck called the "pink taco" .  Am going to color the shells pink and donate a certain % to breast cancer awareness
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Posted: 2/23/2012 5:31:15 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by jmilrod:

now where would papa john be if he had that kind of attitude?

 


For every Papa there are 50 that didnt make it.

Check this out

Look at their margins..for every M in sales you net 70k

Dominos aint much better

Pizza margins are pretty bad.
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Posted: 3/7/2012 4:03:40 PM
QUOTE

Originally Posted by BigChris51:

Rent a small storefront. Setup this storefront with 10 different IP addresses using 10 computers. Hire 5 college kids or stay at home moms to pull Tickets to hot events off TicketMaster and Live Nation. You can pay each person a commission based on each ticket pulled. Safe to say they could make $60-$100 a few days a week for 3 or 4 hours work.

10 computers for a hot event, IE: Van Hanlan @MSG...Yankees vs Redsox could net you 40 tickets easy. There is no reason why you cannot flip these tickets within the 1st few days for a $40-$75 per ticket profit. So say $50 Avg X 40 tickets = $2000 profit for just 1 event.
I think my estimations are not high but prob low to average.

Just continue reinvesting your money...keep turning it over. Build a pipe line with broadway shows Within 1 year with hard work you should double your money easy.

Subscribe to all type of event sites to make sure your only buying tickets to hot events. Stay away from larger venues in football stadiums and track the performers schedule to see if there are open days to have "added shows" Supply and demand my friend.

I once had 12 tickets to Billy Joel at MSG...He would up adding like 12 shows..15K people X 12 = 180k people = not good.

I'm currently doing this...just on a smaller scale, I would love to do it on a bigger scale,

Good Luck

 

Bigchris - I sent you a friend request, please accept, I would like to discuss this idea in more detail....

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Posted: 3/7/2012 10:46:15 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by stats1:

don't need 100k  start out with 10k and become a bookie just don't get in over ur head taking large plays at the beginning that u can't pay out if they hit...

Becoming a bookie really would be the best business to get into if you want to turn a profit the fastest. Here is why.

Normally takes a lot of time but if you have 100g's you could hire to have the work done for you if you want.

Also even if you are starting out and receive a big bet or bets you take them every time (Get the money in advance). What you do then is go to another bookie (local or online) and bet the opposite. You will be collecting the juice or "vig" anyway which would be 10 percent no matter which team won or lost.

Even when starting out small you will turn huge profits. Say you have a small client base of 20 to 30 with a minimum bet of 50 to 100. You can expect to make about 25 to 50 thousand in a given football or basketball season. And if you have a medium to large client base of about 150 to 200 you can expect at least 200,000-250,000 in a typical football season.

I know this because I used to work as a runner for a local bookie.
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Posted: 3/7/2012 10:56:07 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by wallstreetcappers:


For every Papa there are 50 that didnt make it.

Check this out

Look at their margins..for every M in sales you net 70k

Dominos aint much better

Pizza margins are pretty bad.

i wouldnt start off in this business now because of the competition but there should be big margins here, $20 for a pepperoni pizza, look at the ingredients, must cost $3 tops at wholesale prices for the food, no need for cutlery, plates, and no washing up etc,
3 people can run a small shop, delivery charges pay half the driver's wages.
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Posted: 3/9/2012 6:19:40 PM
I will be selling t-shirts on ebay. There is a wholesaler about ten miles from my house that sells collegiate licensed shirts and I have access to another wholesaler also. What I will do is sell the t-shirts at the lowest price since I don't have to pay for shipping costs and just blow them out on ebay. There is a huge reseller on ebay called football fanatics which I would love to emulate. I was thinking about trying silk screening but the production process is so taxing.
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