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Convert Your Metal Detecting Hobby Over to a Money Making Opportunity
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Joesph Buffalo

Over 30 years in the electronic industry. Management, sales, marketing. Has written various articles on ebay business, and treasure hunting. Enjoys Metal Detecting treasure hunting. Collectibles on line.

 
By Joesph Buffalo
Published on 02/7/2009
 

Turn Your Metal Detecting Hobby into a Business.

In this article we are going to address ways you can use your metal detecting fun into earning some money.

How many times have you heard about someone losing a ring, bracelet or other item of value? They may have lost it in the yard, at church, or some other entertainment activity.

When you hear, read or see someone looking for something they lost, offer your metal detecting service for a fee. The fee could be a flat charge, a percentage of the value of the item. You may want to barter or trade for something.


Convert Your Metal Detecting Hobby Over to a Money Making Opportunity

Start a lost and found business. Let friends and neighbors that you will find lost articles for people who have lost jewelry, keys, or anything they have lost. This could be a good business because most precious items that are lost, individuals cannot put a price on the item.

Metal detecting can be quite a lucrative business if you do it correctly. There's not a lot of competition in this type of business, and in many cases if you satisfy customers the word will spread and people will be calling you.

Assist your local law enforcement agency to locate lost or missing evidence items. Search an area of a crime scene for possible firearm, knife or some other metal item. This tip usually works best in smaller communities. The smaller law enforcement agencies do not have the searching equipment as larger agencies. Also if you have lived in the smaller community for a good length of time, you probably know someone connected to the law system. Ask around. See how they handle searching for metal evidence that is not easily visible.

I bet if you started thinking about ways to earn money with your detector you could come up with a few.

I hope you find these tips helpful and entertaining. To read more about our metal detecting finds please review our site below, AZMULETREASURES.

Author has over 30 years in the electronic industry. Business owner, Sales and Marketing Consultant, Ebay Senior Member, Internet Advanced User. Treasure Hunting, Metal Detector Buff. Found over $300 worth of Gold in a city park. Read all about it at AZMULETREASURES