Make Money Uploading CDs to iPods for Other People

Apple Computer’s iPods are everywhere these days, and they’re hungry. With the ever-increasing storage capacity of the iPods, the days of saving your large (old) CD collection to your iPod is a viable option. But anyone who has tried to save a CD on an iPod knows that it is not a pleasant way to spend your time.

Catherine Kean, 24, who started the business HungryPod.com found out that many people think this way. She found this niche because an acquaintance offered her $500 to load his CD collection onto his iPod. Keane took the offer and determined that more people would pay for such a service.

Loosely based on what its first client paid, HungryPod charges $1.75 per CD for the first 50 CDs, and $1.50 for each additional CD. Keane will pick up both the CDs and iPods at her clients’ homes or offices in Manhattan for an extra $15 – unless they have more than 100 discs, in which case pickup is free. HungryPod has expanded to three employees and four computers, and has annual sales that exceed $100,000.

You have to agree this is a brilliant idea! She saw a potential market for a service and she set-up a business that makes a nice annual sale.

But as you can see this is (for now) a local business. So why don’t set-up something similar in your local town or country. I think this is an ending business (because in the future people will only download music) but for the next couple of years you could earn enough for a nice annual salary.

So start your iPod business today!

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