RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #658 ~ February 13, 2011

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RVers Workers On Wheels Newsletter #658~ February 13, 2011

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Update from Your RV Workers On Wheels Newsletter Editor

Flea markets are popular in southern Texas and we went to two large ones this week. Wednesday, we went to Don-Wes, in Donna. Today, we went to the one in Brownsville. Vendors were selling everything from new Chinese imports to local produce. Several dealers had baby chicks, rabbits, parakeets, and other live animals.

Bob commented that it looked like some of the vendors just took everything out of their house and hauled it down to the market to see what would sell. Clothing, tools, toys, and electronic equipment. Jewelry, furniture, purses, and appliances. Collectibles, tires, and paint. Rocks, rugs, cosmetics, and cars.

There were multiple food concession stands. Some vendors offered services, such as tours, windshield repair, and massage. What a variety of jobs for RVers right there. Many of the vendors did have RVs parked nearby.

When Bob and I started full-time RVing, we worked the flea markets most every weekend. Flea market vending is definitely one of the more popular options for RVers who choose to work somewhere other than campgrounds.

Wherever you are in your work and travels, we wish you joy and prosperity,

Coleen

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Current Job Openings for RVers

Here are some of the most recently listed job openings.

~ TX: Good Salary, FHU RV Site, WiFi, Laundry, Propane Discount Offered
~ CA: Hourly Pay, RV Site for RV Worker with CA DL
~ TN: Dollywood & Dollywood Splash Country Paid Positions for 2011
~ AZ: Salary, RV Site, and Utilities for RV Park Job
~ NC: Campground Job Pays Wages for All Hours

The freshest ads are on the February Job Listings page. Go to the page listed below to see them all, including details and contact information.

~ February Job Listings

For the archives of previously posted job listings, see the monthly job index page.

~ Job Listing Index

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~ Workers On Wheels Work for RVers and Campers Blog

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Working RVer Tip

When you patronize the businesses who hire RVers and pay wages (whether campgrounds or other companies), let them know you appreciate it.

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Working RV Profile

Traveling Wholesale Taxidermist

~ from Chriss Reese

Many taxidermy shops fall behind in their work for various reasons – it happens. The result is annoyed customers, loss of business, stress, lack of income, and bad references. The solution is to get the work caught up fast. With a traveling wholesale taxidermist, taxidermy shops can do just that.

~~ Read more about this working RVer on the website -- or ask him/her questions.

~ Traveling Wholesale Taxidermist

If you are a working RVer, tell us about yourself and your work.

~ Submit Your Working RVer Story

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Working RVer Tip

It's possible someone will just hand you the perfect job. However, you greatly increase your chances of finding it if you go out and look for it.

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~ RV Life And Travel

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Your Working While RVing Questions Answered

Amazon Jobs Feedback

~~ Gregory asks: I was wondering if you have gotten any feed back from people who worked for Amazon.

~~ I answered in part: Word that I hear is that it's a job, not much goofing around. People report they like the money, especially the overtime. Seems Amazon appreciates working RVers and treats them well.

~~ Read the longer version of my answer -- and add your comments -- on the website.

~ Amazon Feedback

Have a question about doing volunteer work or working for pay while RVing? Ask.

~ Ask a question about working while RVing.

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Ways RVers Make Money

Here's a sampling of work RVers can do to cut their expenses, earn a living, and pay for their travels.

~ Ice cream vendor at fairs and festivals
~ Home builder
~ Renaissance festival employee
~ Research consultant
~ Newsletter publisher

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Watkins Summit Group Bus. Info

Part of our income comes from my being an Independent Watkins Associate (ID #362289) within the Summit Group. You could be one, too.

~ Buy or Sell Watkins Products

~ Use and Tell Team Building Method

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Working RVer Tip

Want your boss to think highly of you? Make him look good.

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Another Reader Shares Her Dream Job

Working in the Black Hills

~ from Karen and John

Our dream job is working in or near the Black Hills of SD. We'd love to work and set up near Mt. Rushmore, but we'd love to tour and explore the entire area.

~~ Read the rest of this article on the website.

~ Black Hills

~~ Tell us about your dream job.

~ My Dream Job Is …

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Working RVer Tip

If an ad includes specific instructions, you'll put yourself ahead of the competition if you follow them.

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Featured Website Section

RVers Vending at Flea Markets, Fairs, Festivals, Shows, and Special Events

Clark's Flea Market Guide - The Original and Still Favorite Swap Meet Directory Clark's Flea Market Guide, officially titled, The Original Clark's Flea Market U.S.A., a National Directory of Flea Markets & Swap Meets. This is the book for vendors and for buyers.

These Flea Market Supplies Can Improve Your Day at the Swap Meet Extensive flea market supplies aren't necessary. Having these things to improve your displays, make sales easier, and make you more comfortable can sure make a day at the swamp meet more successful.

Choosing A Flea Market: How Do You Do It? How do RVers go about choosing a flea market? Fiddler's Flea Market owners ask. An experienced full-time RVer and vendor explains the importance of Clark's, parking, and pets.

Show Booths – 18 Tips to Make Them a Sales Success Show booths work well for us. Our booth is usually busy. Our sales are good. We recently set up selling Watkins products and had another success. Here are some of the reasons why our booth was a hit.

~~ Find more articles on this topic on the website.

~ Flea Market Vending

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Working RVer Tip

A little empathy goes a long way. Workers who try see things from the employer's perspective often earn respect and a bigger paycheck.

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Earning a Living with a Website

If you've thought about making some extra money with a blog or website, or if you want to get serious and build an e-commerce business, I suggest you look at SBI. It is a suite of tools, all in one place. It's a great how-to guide -- and, they do a lot of the behind the scenes work for you.

~~ Read more on the SBI website.

~ SBI

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Another Reader Shares Her Dream Job

Traveling Dog Trainer

~ from Kathleen Huffman

My poodles are both theatre trained dogs, so an act with them would be another possibility.

~~ Read the rest of this article on the website.

~ Dog Trainer

~~ Tell us about your dream job.

~ My Dream Job Is ...

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Working RVer Tip

Persistence can pay. If you want to work at a particular campground or attraction, let them know you still interested. Check in for updates. Ask that they keep your application in the "Active" file.

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Favorite Work Camper Employer

Tell us about your favorite employer you've had while RVing.

~ Your Favorite Employer

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Workers On Wheels Back Issues

If you've missed some of our newsletters, you can still find many them on the website.

~ Previous WOW Newsletters

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Positive RVing Attitudes

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable than risk being happy. ~ Robert Anthony

Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. ~ Buddha

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Coleen Sykora, Editor/Publisher
35555 Spur Hwy #281
Soldotna, AK 99669

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