[quote author=Holy_Knight link=board=17;threadid=9272;start=0#msg84156 date=1086406628]
So out of a slightly educated guess, you would have to start selling roughly 2 computers a day to be able to get an assistant.
For that kind of work, you could do it yourself.
It would be a problem if you have more than 10 computers sold ( taking the fact that you would be selling it every single days ). Out of that, you would have to fix 1 computers a day ( for 10% rate ). Only more than that, you will need an assistant.
But remember, no company with small time work makes money now adays building computers. Falling prices are killing them. Huge inventory losses are norm for them. To ensure supply, they need to do it big time like Dell and HP. Otherwise, even IBM can't make it with PC business alone.