Open For Business?

22 Mar


I need a job.

So, remember when “e commerce” was getting huge and everyone was out to make their dot com fortune?
Well… I don’t like to rush a trend.

Case in point: I just recently obtained (thanks to my quick-thinking mother in law) a pair of those mint green skinny pants that were so hot… last year. Whatever, they look good on me.

Well, I ran an errand today that involved an emergency pickup of some very specific laundry detergent. I ordered and paid for it online, but went to get it, not from a store, but from some lady’s house in a cookie cutter subdivision.

What now?

Turns out she keeps a little inventory of some things, but mostly has her wares “drop shipped” from their manufacturers.

LET ME GET THIS STRAIGHT…

You builds y’self a little website, get set up as a business with all the capabilities to relieve a person of their money, and then you hand off the actual labor to the manufacturer??

Where do I sign give me a pen I am IN.

It sounds a little too easy… I suspect there’s a good bit of work to be done to make any money, but the little-to-no startup is pretty appealing to me. And the not-going-to-the-post-office doing. I completely dread shipping packages. Utterly.


This is what my online business looks like in my head.

But if someone were paying me…

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