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Sebol999

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Hello i'm a new user.. :) My name is Sebastian, i have 21 yo i study logistics and idk what to do exactly in life
Now i dont have job, i live in small city, virus etc, minimal/basic salary in my country is 500$/month

I write to you because i want help.. I please you to any suggestions for business for someone who starts and has little money, i was in technical school/high school of economics but i dont have any skills, only theory..
I tried with dropshipping on ebay and thats ok but i dont have enough money to buy these products with better margin to customers and i tried with forex but its F*ckin hard so now i dont know what to do, even in my city i dont have job offer, maybe emigrate to Germany on holiday season to work, because i sit at house and sit and I feel like an pussy but emigrate its too hard decision..
sorry for my english if there is a mistake, I read for the second time book "fastlane" aand this is one of the best books, makes me think but i dont have solution yet..
 

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Start small, buy & sell, look on the side hustles forum, gold threads, here's one, but there's more, check them out
 

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Hello i'm a new user.. :) My name is Sebastian, i have 21 yo i study logistics and idk what to do exactly in life
Now i dont have job, i live in small city, virus etc, minimal/basic salary in my country is 500$/month

I write to you because i want help.. I please you to any suggestions for business for someone who starts and has little money, i was in technical school/high school of economics but i dont have any skills, only theory..
I tried with dropshipping on ebay and thats ok but i dont have enough money to buy these products with better margin to customers and i tried with forex but its F*ckin hard so now i dont know what to do, even in my city i dont have job offer, maybe emigrate to Germany on holiday season to work, because i sit at house and sit and I feel like an pussy but emigrate its too hard decision..
sorry for my english if there is a mistake, I read for the second time book "fastlane" aand this is one of the best books, makes me think but i dont have solution yet..
Welcome to the forum!

One option that I think any able-bodied person can do is to start a service business. There's a lot of money to be made in landscaping, pressure washing, house cleaning, gutter cleaning, etc.

Take a look at what types of services the wealthier neighborhoods in your area will hire someone to do, and try offering those services. If you offer timely service, great quality, and excellent communication with your customers, you can get a lot of business. This can help you to build up the funds to do something bigger down the road.

Here's a good thread to give you some inspiration:
 

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i was in technical school/high school of economics but i dont have any skills, only theory..
Just a thought, what did you study in technical school?
Are you able to repair things?

It might be possible to pick up things cheaply get them working & sell them on, or offer a repair service, a handyman for homeowners, even landlords if most people rent in your area.

If you're within traveling distance of Germany, a more affluent place than Poland, where people replace rather than repair, it could be a source of older/broken cheap consumer goods that can be upcycled & sold in Poland.
 
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Sebol999

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Thanks, i will tell you something
In monday i will receive information, if work as International forwarder is impossible for me.. if yes, i dont emigrate because thats huge chance for me, im without experience in transport yet but this profession is very responsible so if they accept I will be happy and learn a lot of

And what's about yours answers
First of all when I tried ebay I thought that I can use customer's money (everybody talk that it's for free, but paypal block money until client get her items, so thats is not a right in 100%, you must have cash flow) and I add bikes and created ads on Facebook for 6 PLN = 1,5 $ hah, after two nights I sold 4 bikes to usa.. imagine how happy I was when first customer bought 2x eh, next 1x and 1x.. i have about 1000PLN in clean profit.. thats its a half basic/minimum salary/month and next i see that paypal block money.. uhmm I gave the money back and apologized.. but I know how to do that, must start with something cheapier:)

In technical school I mainly studied accounting, this is very boring
I rather dont like mechanics etc.. im too nervous to manual things, I trained a long time and I like that but now I'm skinny.. personal trainer, influencer etc rather no, I don't like contact with people so much, sooner or later someone will upset me, I had a stressful childhood

What about culture.. in my City nobody hire somebody.. maybe in warsaw, poznan etc but no in city where live 30000 people :/ I think that people in Poland, they would be distrustful if I knocked on the door and asked about cleaning.. this may work rather if I add internet advertisement
 

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Thanks, i will tell you something
In monday i will receive information, if work as International forwarder is impossible for me.. if yes, i dont emigrate because thats huge chance for me, im without experience in transport yet but this profession is very responsible so if they accept I will be happy and learn a lot of

And what's about yours answers
First of all when I tried ebay I thought that I can use customer's money (everybody talk that it's for free, but paypal block money until client get her items, so thats is not a right in 100%, you must have cash flow) and I add bikes and created ads on Facebook for 6 PLN = 1,5 $ hah, after two nights I sold 4 bikes to usa.. imagine how happy I was when first customer bought 2x eh, next 1x and 1x.. i have about 1000PLN in clean profit.. thats its a half basic/minimum salary/month and next i see that paypal block money.. uhmm I gave the money back and apologized.. but I know how to do that, must start with something cheapier:)

In technical school I mainly studied accounting, this is very boring
I rather dont like mechanics etc.. im too nervous to manual things, I trained a long time and I like that but now I'm skinny.. personal trainer, influencer etc rather no, I don't like contact with people so much, sooner or later someone will upset me, I had a stressful childhood

What about culture.. in my City nobody hire somebody.. maybe in warsaw, poznan etc but no in city where live 30000 people :/ I think that people in Poland, they would be distrustful if I knocked on the door and asked about cleaning.. this may work rather if I add internet advertisement
Then I hope you get your chance in logistics. Freight forwarding isn't exciting BUT all the world's largest companies use air & ocean and there are lots of opportunities.

Most of my working career was in that field, mostly sales, some operations but in very diverse sectors.

If you don't get the job perhaps you can offer to do accounting for small businesses, one man companies, they usually don't have time or knowledge.
If you don't like meeting people, get a website & learn how to drive traffic to it.

The buy/sell I thought do it locally but I know it's hard in a small town, my town is only 10,000 people & mostly poor.

Living in a poor town isn't so bad, you can buy things cheap & sell it in a wealthier town.
But being poor they can't afford good things.
So back to square one. :happy:
 
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Sebol999

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I added today grill/barbecue and i had maybe.. 15$=60zł margin per item.. So i add ads in my facebook bussines, ads manager i wait for accept and..

"Unacceptable Business Practices Policy - We don't allow ads that promote products, services, schemes or offers using deceptive or misleading practices, including those meant to mislead or scam people out of money or personal information (ex: products that boost Facebook or Instagram likes, etc.). Please read through our Policy for more details including a few examples of do's and don'ts."
and i have disabled my fanpage now -,- when i added ads with bike a couple days before, all was fine... idk :/

I dont have any words on that because buy and sell that was something what i wanted to start on beginning.. if they hire me on forwarder i can make after a couple months around 1200$/month on hand (on production in germany i can have maybe 1500$ + on month, without education etc) and i will learn something practical, and thats ok because my dad is a driver so its related.. this is huge on small city, even above average salary in PL, we have developed transport in poland.. (in my city 30k people are 4 transport companies, or maybe more but 4 for sure) but Odysseus you have right, i will try move out to Poznań, rent a cheap room or something.
 

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i will try move out to Poznań, rent a cheap room or something.
If you can, try to save some money first before you make a big move.
Of course if there's a job, go for it.
It's always good to have a little money for emergencies.
It's hard if you don't know anyone in the big city, they can be very lonely places.
 
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Sebol999

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But what give me bigger city? Maybe more work offer, maybe i will know a new people (but its hard to know ambitious people) and rather that's all? :)

Maybe if I add advertisements about cleaning houses I will get more clients but that's rather all.. if you see more advantages than me, please make me aware

In my opinion business is a change services/goods for money, if I dont have equipments (services/goods/experience) so.. It's harder to make money.. I think that the easiest way it's a hire in work and get experience (no production when you are between machines for xxxxxxxx usd and only grab things and put down.. its not a experience I think, I was here)
My homie worked as gardener by 2 years and he quit, bought only shovel, bus and have own company now.. but firstly he had to gain experience

So on that time for me are only available simply services, or buy and sell if Facebook unblock my fanpage because I can't add ads now :/or learn new skills and offer yes? or something else?
 

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Unfortunately, I have no local knowledge of where you live so it's hard to suggest.

Keep your eyes & ears open.

You need to find problems to solve; when people talk about things they hate, things that are inconvenient, things they wish were better, that's your opportunity.
 
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Sebol999

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One guy from poland told me that if i want money that must be point of my focus, like obsession and i must try and try a lot of niche/line and check what work, and if I am fussy I can wait and wait until the money grows on the tree or will fall from the sky because it's not will happen

I wrote to Facebook because its werid that they turned my fanpage to disabled, without ads I cant sell, nobody click and a few people only see advertisements
 

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Odysseus M Jones

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One guy from poland told me that if i want money that must be point of my focus, like obsession and i must try and try a lot of niche/line and check what work, and if I am fussy I can wait and wait until the money grows on the tree or will fall from the sky because it's not will happen

I wrote to Facebook because its werid that they turned my fanpage to disabled, without ads I cant sell, nobody click and a few people only see advertisements
Everyone has their preferred strategies, you have to find what works for you.

Selling on Facebook contravenes the commandment of control, it's their platform, they control what you can & can't do.
 
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Sebol999

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Ok but how i can add ads and where? facebook have intagram so on instagram i have disabled too.. these portals it's a huge opportunity for advertising ( in facebook bussines/manager you can do targeting on people, choose any country, age, interesting, even on these people who often buy something.. is like a laser)

Unfortunately we are dependent i must rather wait for unblock (idk why i'm disabled, they probably thought that i scam people but i dont.. that was only advertisement with mini grill with link to ebay).. i will set a goal and learn new skills in the meantime until they unblock, maybe i will learn graphics, photoshop, event management or something like that
 

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Ok but how i can add ads and where? facebook have intagram so on instagram i have disabled too.. these portals it's a huge opportunity for advertising ( in facebook bussines/manager you can do targeting on people, choose any country, age, interesting, even on these people who often buy something.. is like a laser)

Unfortunately we are dependent i must rather wait for unblock (idk why i'm disabled, they probably thought that i scam people but i dont.. that was only advertisement with mini grill with link to ebay).. i will set a goal and learn new skills in the meantime until they unblock, maybe i will learn graphics, photoshop, event management or something like that
That's the problem, all these free platforms have the people.
Maybe use the time to figure out ways of driving traffic to your own website.
Learn digital marketing, there's threads here, check out Sean Marshall's gold thread for starters.
Or Fox's web design thread
 
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Sebol999

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Ok but i tell you sth.. i see a lot of young people on US Youtube which add videos for example ' 500k on 3 months in dropshipping ', ' 200k on forex in month ', '737792925338 k on buy and sell apartments and houses ' that's all right and seriously? Its seems for me like fake reality and very easily on video when they speak about that xd..

I respect America and I know that's power.. idk if live cost are high or nah but yours salary in compare to PL are huge
 

Odysseus M Jones

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Ok but i tell you sth.. i see a lot of young people on US Youtube which add videos for example ' 500k on 3 months in dropshipping ', ' 200k on forex in month ', '737792925338 k on buy and sell apartments and houses ' that's all right and seriously? Its seems for me like fake reality and very easily on video when they speak about that xd..

I respect America and I know that's power.. idk if live cost are high or nah but yours salary in compare to PL are huge
Yup, and they're getting rich selling you courses on how to get rich.
Just like the get rich books.
"Rich Author, Poor Reader"
 

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