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k-vette

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Side job WITHOUT starting business? food related
« on: July 03, 2014, 04:25:00 PM »
Any ideas on selling product without being a "business"?  Ive thought of a good side hustle making protein powder.  All I need is a grinder, dehydrator, and vaccuum sealer.  I hear coffee grinders work well and can be had for $10.  I have the rest.

I just want to do this as I have time.  I sell a lot on ebay and that may be a way to go.  But id like some other options and selling avenues.

Ideas?

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Re: Side job WITHOUT starting business? food related
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2014, 04:31:52 PM »
You generally want to make it a business. The licenses are fairly cheap. It'll protect you from a lot of legal shit.

Also, side note: Why do you think you can run such an operation and other people can't? By your admission, the barrier to entry is a hundred bucks, so anyone can do exactly what you want to do. How will you compete with them? Do you think you'll be able to price it lower than them (which is my assumption of your game plan)? Why?

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Re: Side job WITHOUT starting business? food related
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2014, 05:03:43 PM »
I have an extremely unique edge which will allow me to acquire the product needed to make the powder - Extremely cheap.  If all goes well, id be then willing to turn it into a business. 

My "edge" is new technology I have direct access to that most people dont even know exists.  I could produce hundreds or even thousands of lbs of this each day with very little work.  Id like to "try it out" on a small scale and work out the details and bugs.

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Re: Side job WITHOUT starting business? food related
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2014, 05:20:38 PM »
Everyone is a business - a sole proprietorship. The only issue I can think of is you needing a license or to make the powder in a professional kitchen.

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Re: Side job WITHOUT starting business? food related
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2014, 07:56:42 PM »
I have an extremely unique edge which will allow me to acquire the product needed to make the powder - Extremely cheap.  If all goes well, id be then willing to turn it into a business. 

My "edge" is new technology I have direct access to that most people dont even know exists.  I could produce hundreds or even thousands of lbs of this each day with very little work.  Id like to "try it out" on a small scale and work out the details and bugs.

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