|What do you do?|
|I sell used furniture and antiques at a local farmer’s market.
I started out just selling my own things because I was downsizing.
This gave me a good idea where to sell things, what people would buy and what they would pay for it.
Where I live, there is a monthly farmer’s market. I found it worked best. People at flea markets don’t want to spend hardly anything. I’ve thought about renting a booth in an antique mall.
I reinvest some of what I earn in more inventory. I love to shop!
|I run this business:|
|How many hours a week do you work at your business?|
|Less than 20 hours a week
Sometimes long hours may be required
|When do you work?|
|How much control do you have over your work schedule?|
|The one day a month I sell at market, I have a VERY long day. I load up the van the day before. I set up early and I stay as long as the weather permits. If I’ve gone to all the trouble of showing up, I’m the last person there. I printed business cards with my contact information and website on them, then punched a hole in it so that|
|Could I bring my child or pet to work?|
|Pets are OK
Babies are OK
Older children are OK
Maybe, it depends on the circumstances
|Do you have to own a car?|
Travel in the local area
|Is there a dress code?|
|How do you dress?|
|Is this job:|
|Both Fast-paced and Relaxed|
|Is this job physically demanding?|
|Are you on your feet all day?
Do you have to lift heavy things?
|Work with just a few people|
|How much did you have to invest to start this business?|
|I sold my own things to start.|
|How long did it take to break even?|
|Job Requirements: What skills does this job require?|
|I had to learn what people want. I already recognized a copy from an original. I don’t buy or sell anything that is very expensive or valuable.
It is good to know how to repair and recover things. I can take something relatively valueless and sell it for a good markup.
|Do you have to go to school to get this job?|
|This job could be done anywhere.|
Used Furniture & Antiques