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Legal Business Ideas

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This is a brief list of legal business ideas with more or less potential to grow and flourish on the island if executed well. Feel free to add your own.

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Cash-in-transit Service

  • Meet people at the trader.
  • For a small fee take their cash and give them an IOU or transfer them the cash via HMPF.
  • Optionally offer to equally distribute the money amongst the members they choose, saving them from having to make the calculations (convenient).

Outsourced Intelligence

  • Full aerial surveillance over the location of the client's choosing for an hourly rate.
  • Optionally also offer a perimeter around the location of the client's choosing for an hourly rate (discreet scouts that will report all movement in their field of vision).

Mining Corporation

  • Hire new citizens to work for an hourly wage, e.g. £50k / hour to mine, process and sell copper.
  • Multiple career opportunities.
  • Requires working out how to make sure they don't run away with the money or don't quit once they realise you're making profit from them.

Mining Association

  • Organise convoys of independent traders.
  • Each trader pays a fee and together all the fees are used to hire private protection.

News Organisation

  • Offer news for free and use an advertisement model to generate revenue.
  • Or offer the news to subscribers only who pay a fixed fee, e.g. £100k / week.
  • The news could be of a niche, e.g. miners, in which case it might be more like a magazine.

Insurance Organisation

  • Offer vehicle insurance. Requires working out how to not lose money considering how risky Altis is.
  • Optionally also offer robbery insurance - by working out deals with some of the shady organisations on Altis.

Private Protection

  • Protect citizens and traders in exchange for money.
  • Optionally offer a Rapid Response Team to individuals and other organisations, e.g. quick reinforcements to a firefight that other gang's use.

Rent-a-Hobo

  • Rent out hobos for entertainment and mild protection. For example, the client pays £50k / hour for a rookbanger. Requires working out what the hobo gets, maybe a percentage of that or just "life experience".

Delivery Service

  • Deliver goods from point A to point B.
  • Or offer reliable truck drivers for hire, which will help traders to make more money. E.g. a trader can now bring 2 trucks to a run instead of 1, because they'll do the work of filling them up but the driver they've hired will drive the second truck to the processor and trader.
  • Optionally offer a way for people to order items, e.g. loadouts which the delivery service then drops off at a specified location and time.

Truck Rentals

  • Rent out trucks to new citizens, e.g. a Zamak for £50k / hour. Requires carefully choosing clients and making sure the truck doesn't get chopped or being able to take that expense on if it does happen.

Personal Shopper

  • Similar to the delivery service, except just specialising in buying goods for people, e.g. loadouts for them and delivering it to their doorstep.

Racing Tournaments

  • Organise racing tournaments and charge the participants a fee which all together will be enough for the prize money and for you to make some profit.

Entertainment Services

  • Put on shows and have people pay to participate / watch them.
  • Example is finding 20 hobos to volunteer to be part of a social experiment. They are dropped on an island, given a 20 second head start and the clients (who have paid to be there) get to hunt them down.
  • Or create a game show.

Marriage Services

  • Help people organise their wedding and get married.

Rehabilitation Centre

  • Get the APC to send you people for rehabilitation, maybe for a fee. Or you pay the APC. Who knows what you'll really be doing with the people they send in ... but hey, nobody cares about criminals right?

Advertisement Services

  • Find creative ways to advertise other businesses. Maybe offer design, such as designing avatars for people to use on the government website and signatures.

House Rentals

  • Rent out your house to new citizens, who pay you on a weekly basis. You agree when you'll be on to give them the keys. They may share with their friends, so if you have 4 people, paying £100k / week, that's £400k / week you're making to give them a place to store their gear.
  • Requires being able to always be on at a certain time in order to uphold your end of the bargain.

Legal Services

  • Draft contracts between individuals (e.g. Sam owes Jamie £1m and agrees to pay it back by X, if not then Y happens) and check with the Altis government whether those contracts will be enforceable. Charge your clients a fee to do this.

Membership Services

  • Create something exclusive people would love to be a part of and charge them a fee. E.g. the Rookbangers Club or The Flying Spaghetti Monster Religion or a Medical Marijuana Club.

Educational Services

  • Train people to become awesome pilots, drivers... or even combat skills.
  • Offer group discounts.
  • Requires people knowing you know what you're talking about, so you'll need a reputation.

Storage Services

  • Safely store valuable items for people. Optionally offer insurance.
  • Requires knowing that it's highly unlikely you'll be robbed and that if you do you can defend your property successfully, especially if you've offered insurance on all the valuable items inside.

Skydiving Services

  • Offer people a convenient way to skydive. Has been done before but can be done again.
  • Requires a helicopter or plane and being able to be on often.

Real Estate Agent

  • Find properties for people for a fee. E.g. a garage near X location.

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Might try some of these goodliest Extreme as always!

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these actually sound really fun definitely gonna try a few 

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Rent-A-Hobo was the part where i just lost it. Xd

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Really like some of these 

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4 hours ago, Seamus Upshaw said:

If only these were viable with the current state of role play ;_; 

For virtually all of these all you need is a team / workers and clients, both of which can be found on the island. Remember there are also hundreds of new citizens arriving at the airport every day.

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On 29/12/2016 at 11:04 PM, Extreme said:

Rent-a-Hobo

You had me here.

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I love the ideas but the problem is that finding clients would be quite difficult. People don't have much trust in each other nowadays. :/

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I would legit pay 10 mill to have some hobos dropped off on an Island and try survive my running around with a rook. That's the greatest thing since sliced bread 10/10 

#HobosDon'tMatter

 

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6 hours ago, Uxbridge said:

I love the ideas but the problem is that finding clients would be quite difficult. People don't have much trust in each other nowadays. :/

You won't know until you try though. Some of the ideas will be easier to pull off than others. Some have a clear market - for example, I'm sure some gangs would consider paying £500k to rent 10 rookbangers to harass cops when they're robbing the bank.

6 hours ago, VeX said:

I would legit pay 10 mill to have some hobos dropped off on an Island and try survive my running around with a rook. That's the greatest thing since sliced bread 10/10 

#HobosDon'tMatter

 

Sometimes a mysterious white flatbed pulls up in Kavala and takes hobos for a trip to a certain island. The lucky ones with pistols get to be the hunters.

It can completely develop into a regular service though, pay the hobos X amount and charge the client Y.

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These look really good, nicely done Extreme!

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18 hours ago, Extreme said:

You won't know until you try though. Some of the ideas will be easier to pull off than others. Some have a clear market - for example, I'm sure some gangs would consider paying £500k to rent 10 rookbangers to harass cops when they're robbing the bank.

Sometimes a mysterious white flatbed pulls up in Kavala and takes hobos for a trip to a certain island. The lucky ones with pistols get to be the hunters.

It can completely develop into a regular service though, pay the hobos X amount and charge the client Y.

 

Honestly man, I fucking love it.

-.Joe

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