Go Back   RetouchPRO > Business > Work/Jobs
Register Blogs FAQ Site Nav Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Work/Jobs Talk about the business side of things. Advice, questions, inspiration, and moral support

Dependent on Business?

Thread Tools
Old 11-02-2001, 07:36 AM
Ed_L's Avatar
Ed_L Ed_L is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: northwest Indiana, about 45 minutes from Chicago, IL
Posts: 2,824
Dependent on Business?

I was just wondering if anyone here is dependent on the restoration business as their main source of income. How much do you depend on the business (if at all) for a living?

Reply With Quote top
Old 11-02-2001, 09:28 AM
DJ Dubovsky's Avatar
DJ Dubovsky DJ Dubovsky is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Upper Penninsula of Michigan
Posts: 1,659
I don't think I could depend on it for sole support or I would be begging in the streets to supplement my meager income. Right now it's still in the hobby that pays status.
Reply With Quote top
Old 11-02-2001, 09:59 AM
Bob Walden's Avatar
Bob Walden Bob Walden is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: northern Il
Posts: 239
At this point I could not do restoration full time. As a lab tech I am seeing more interrest but customers as asking why it is so expensive. They see the ads for $39 from the Osco and Wal-Marts. All we can do is say you usually get what you pay for.

I enjoy doing the restorations so I almost consider it a hobby. Lots of satisfaction in saving a memory.
Reply With Quote top
Old 11-02-2001, 10:31 AM
thomasgeorge's Avatar
thomasgeorge thomasgeorge is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,045
I find that straight restoration work wont produce much income around here, so I diversify by doing reprints, albums and such. Tom
Reply With Quote top
Old 11-04-2001, 05:56 AM
Vikki Vikki is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Arizona
Posts: 883
I couldn't survive on my income from this. However, I haven't put any effort into marketing or sales. I don't advertise or promote my business, most find me by word of mouth or by accident. At this point in time, I'm not able to handle a full blown business, but I do plan to head in that direction. Still, I doubt if this could ever be profitable enough to be considered "income".
Reply With Quote top

  RetouchPRO > Business > Work/Jobs

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Business Opportunity Jim Conway Classifieds 0 03-18-2006 02:11 PM
Photo Art Business Feedback Requested chaosstudio Photo-Based Art 7 10-02-2005 11:41 AM
Starting a home business d_kendal Work/Jobs 37 03-15-2005 07:04 PM
CD-R business cards d_kendal Salon 8 06-15-2002 12:45 PM
Starting a business Jill Work/Jobs 11 01-02-2002 04:28 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright © 2016 Doug Nelson. All Rights Reserved