I have now had my eBay store, Redeeming Treasures, up and running for nearly a year now. It has been a lot of hard work at times and it has been a joy at times.. It has also been our financial life raft lately. I have been out of work for over 2 years and have officially considered myself self-employed for the last 3 months. This business has paid our car insurance and our utility bills. It has helped keep our home through the winter. I have over 650 items in my store and it should be more, but I am in the midst of a MS diagnoses and my heart is not in it right now, so I am just hanging on and listing as I feel like it, but I still sell items almost daily due to what I established all those months before. Everyday I ship out sales and that is an answer to prayer because I am making money when I don't "feel" like going to work. We have some very wise women on the group I am an administrator for on Face book called eBay Underground and one of them has a saying and it is this " Are you going to work for your business or have your business work for you?" I have found at this point in my life I am happy to say that I have my business working for me.
Now the question is which one is it for you??? Are you a slave to your business or have you tamed the beast and have IT working for you?