Advertiser Disclosure: The credit card offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies from which receives compensation. Choosing to work for a tutoring company first will likely keep you more stocked up with clients, thus reducing some risk.. at the same time, you can drum up tutoring clients on your own (not through the company), but be careful with the specifics of your contract with the tutoring company because there are usually clauses that specify not setting up a competing business.
If I could make really good money from having or running s business that I don’t hate (I don’t have to necessarily love it or even like it -and legal and ethical of course) , I would be satisfied enough as my ultimate goal is to be well off enough to have the time and funds to live the kind of lifestyle I want (outside of work) and having no one to answer to but myself.
From there, take a look around online to see if you can get a better price for them by purchasing on or something similar, but understand that there’s definitely risk involved with this type of business (getting scammed from int’l manufacturers, faulty goods, delayed shipments, etc) and your margins will be very small until you reach enough scale to be supplying city-wide or regionally.
However, there’s nothing wrong with starting small and focusing most on what you can do to start generating revenue from your business as quickly as possible – then you can start looking for more flexible work arrangements (a part time job perhaps) that may give you more free time to focus on your side business that’s starting to bring in some money.
And, since brands will always need high quality content to bring in new customers, your skills will always remain an asset to invest in. Start by tapping into your existing network and tracking down local small business owners who could benefit from your marketing tactics , do a bang up job, ask for referrals and grow from there to the point where you’re doing blogger outreach and spreading out to a wider market.