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Posted: 8/11/2011 9:25:00 AM EDT
Can't wait to hear the suggestions.

But there are a lot of tech guys here and I'm looking for ideas.

I've been in IT for 15+ years now.
I've never done any paid work on the side other than for family and friends occasionally.

It was suggested to me to try to start a "business" (quotes because I have little funds and I'm starting with only a few customers) charging a monthly fee to remote in to a PC/Server and run basic maintenance, upgrades and virus/malware scans.
Take some of the basic Network Admin tasks on the road, so to speak.


There are thousands of companies that do this now.
Where can I find a roadmap of how to go about this myself?
Such as legal forms and the bare bones to set up a company to accept check and credit card payments.


I know, I just asked a simple question that has a library of answers but I've seldom been let down getting great answers from members here.





Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:25:52 AM EDT
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:27:15 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Start a side home business that helps old people set up computers, understand email, etc.


Actually this would be a better plan

and I've worked in IT for over 20 years
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:32:12 AM EDT
Stay away from freelance web design work. You'd be amazed how hard it is to get people to pay up.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:33:50 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Start a side home business that helps old people set up computers, understand email, etc.


people pay cash money for this, develope a clientel and word gets around.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:35:15 AM EDT
Prostitution and/or beastiality pornography.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:44:03 AM EDT




Originally Posted By DK-Prof:

Start a side home business that helps old people set up computers, understand email, etc.




EdSr
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:45:49 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/11/2011 10:03:08 AM EDT by klinc]




Originally Posted By DK-Prof:

Start a side home business that helps old people set up computers, understand email, etc.




I pretty much did this in the late 90's up in Joplin, Mo.



I just put small ads in the local paper every few weeks.



Ended up taking care of a couple churches, a city hall, police dept., and various individuals regularly.
Link Posted: 8/11/2011 9:47:59 AM EDT
Hack into soros's bank accounts and let's get some REAL re-distribution of the wealth going on.


Dibs on the first transfer.
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