eBay as career

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Tue Jun 12 13:43:00 2001

At 02:03 PM 6/12/01 -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> I've been selling some analog and digital test equipment, some synth
>and music-related stuff, and some computer stuff. NeXT Dimension
>boards, for example...I had about a dozen of them, and most of them
>went for around $400/ea.

Were you buying and reselling, or selling old gear you
already owned?

>It's been profitable enough to pay my
>$1400/mo rent and my $700/mo car payment, as well as other bills...no
>"think" to it, if I hadn't been doing this, I'd be bankrupt...or
>worse, working a 9-5 schedule, being taken advantage of by suits and
>having clueless MCSEs trying to take credit for my work.

Now there's something to flame about. It's not uncommon, though.

- John
Received on Tue Jun 12 2001 - 13:43:00 BST

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