So, you want to be a bartender. Good for you! Bartending is a great way to make extra cash but it’s also a legitimate career path. You’ll make more money than many of your counterparts in “professional” positions, have tons of flexibility, and a lot more fun.
In the bartending game, tips aren't everything although that's how so many approach the profession. In order to have massive success, you have to focus on a long-term strategy.