Insert the following ad in classified sections of local papers, mail to magazines, etc. It's a quick dollar-pulling ad.
Make $ 100 a day! How would you like to receive 100 letters a day, each containing a $1.00? It's easy. Will send you this plan with directions plus six-money making formulas for only $1.00. (Your name and address).
The six formulas:
Mix together 8 oz of ammonia and 32 oz of denatured alcohol. Put up in 1/2 oz bottles to sell for 25 cents to 50 cents each.
Mix oil of citronella with common Vaseline. Apply to hands and put on shirt collar or handkerchief which may be tied around the neck.
Liquid Hand Soap
Dissolve any good powdered soap in boiling water. Add one part alcohol to each four parts of solution. A perfume scent may be added if desired, when cool.
Powered Hand Soap
Put ordinary tri-sodium phosphate in sifter can or mix 7oz of same with 3oz of fine powdered pumice. Retail 3oz for 25 cents to 50 cents.
Insect and Roach Exterminator
Mix the following: 1lb Borax and 6 oz powdered sugar. Add 1oz coco powder and 2 oz sodium fluoride. Mix well. Sprinkle around places pest are known to frequent. Keep away from children.
Athletes Foot Remedy
Mix 4 oz Borax with a gallon of water. Put in 8 oz bottles and sell for 50 cents. help to get rid of sores on feet as well. Use on feet only.
Ordinary pine cones, of any size, can be made to look almost exactly like tiny owls simply by adding "eyes" which can be purchased at any hobby or craft shop.
There are hundreds of opportunities in the service arena offering low-cost start-ups and high profit returns. Almost all can be run from home.
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If you have a garage or work building and are willing to learn a craft, upholstering, re-upholstering and/or furniture refinishing would make an excellent home business.
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Order 5,000 3 x 6 commission circulars from your printer selling $1.00 items that you earn 50% commission on every order you receive. Have your name printed on them - it will save you hours of stamping time.
A few years ago it would have been foolish to even consider a sign business unless you were well qualified to hand paint letters and illustrations.
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