Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

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Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by C.Ryan » December 5th, 2012, 8:31 am

After 6 years working for the government I recently lost my job. I have considered working for myself doing WSR. I have 2 questions. Is there anyone near Chapel Hill, North Carolina doing this type of work? Can you really make a decent living doing WSR? Any information or feedback will be appreciated. Thank you.

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Re: Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by screenman » December 5th, 2012, 8:36 am

Not sure about where you live but I have certainly made a very good living over the past 24 years and hopefully will continue to do so.

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Re: Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by t4k » December 5th, 2012, 9:06 am

WSR is like any other business, you get out what you put in.

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Re: Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by C.Ryan » December 6th, 2012, 9:49 am

screenman do you do wsr only or do you offer other services. Are you a one man operation?

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Re: Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by t4k » December 6th, 2012, 1:24 pm

A question for you, C.Ryan. What do you consider a decent living? Some would think $30K a year is decent and some would need $100K to make ends meet. No need to really answer that but you need to ask yourself this question.

Working for yourself also takes a certain type of person. You have to be a salesman, a people person, a great technician and a self motivated individual who gets up everyday and pushes forward to find new work.
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Re: Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by C.Ryan » December 6th, 2012, 3:47 pm

I would say $ 40,000-$45,000 would be good enough for me.

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Re: Can you make a decent living doing wsr?

Post by Brent Deines » December 6th, 2012, 3:50 pm

t4k wrote:WSR is like any other business, you get out what you put in.
Well put. There are those who make 6 figure incomes repairing windshields and those who struggle just to put food on the table. For any business to be successful you need to have confidence, perseverance, patience and a great attitude. I've owned a number of other businesses and for me it was easier to be successful in wsr than any of the rest, partly because the start up cost is so low, and partly because it's a relatively simple business to operate. That's not to say it is easy though, you will have to work hard to make a decent living, whether for you that means $30K or $100K.

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