I Used to Sell Olympic Greeting Cards

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    My First "Business"

    Yep--Olympic was my first "business."  I got my model rocketry set, my telescope, cash, and who knows what else over the years.  It was a great introduction into the business world--the harder you work, the more money you make.  What a...
    CardKid CardKid
    Jun 23, 2009

    Get Cash, Win Prizes!!

    I remember well that excitement of looking through the prize catalogue and dreaming of what cool stuff I could stive for this year! Unfortunately I could never sell enough to get the really big stuff like a new bicycle, a go-cart, or a mini-bike....but usually there were still...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe
    41-45, M
    9 Responses May 30, 2008

    Corey Chambers On Ebay Got Start By Selling Olympic Greeting Cards As Kid

    I enjoyed the entrepreneurial activities of looking at the prize catalog, looking at the greeting card catalog and knocking on doors in the neighborhood to meet people and take their orders for Christmas cards etc. I won a radio and a big inflatable raft. Had lots of fun in the...
    coreychambers coreychambers
    56-60, M
    5 Responses Jan 14, 2010

    Support From My Neighbors

    I remember getting the Olympic Greeting Card Catalog and looking through it. I could not wait to start knocking on my neighbors door. They would always be polite and would invite me in and make their orders most time more than one. I remember some neighbors would tell me that...
    dbarber dbarber
    Feb 16, 2009

    I Used To Sell Them Too! They Were High Quality, Which I Notice Cannot Be Found Now. Sad

    I, too, recall that time very well, although it wasn't the prizes I was hooked on but the fancy cards. There were glitter cards, embossed ones, foil, etc. The catalog had an example of each type of card, displaying the actual card, so the customer knew exactly what their cards...
    roxyie roxyie
    Nov 8, 2011


    I was also a Olympic card salesman, as a matter of fact i was looking to see if the company still around and came across this web site. What i remember the most was the people i sold to . Lived in a small town but boy, every year i gained more and more customers. The people...
    angel804e angel804e
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2012
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