I can you with idea number one, which would cost a lot less money that idea number 2. First, you seem to have a strong passion for collectables, but what type of collectables are you most passionate about?
Second, how to you get people to visit your website. Hint, what do people use the internet for? Answer, information. Just Google the collectible you are most interested in, there is an excellent change that the information in not good.
So do what most internet business are NOT doing, give the customers the quality information they demand.
Three, build trust with your readers. Once you have this done then making money is the easy part.
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