Below are a few simple and sometimes silly inventions,
which have brought and bring to their creators a lot of money, inordinately.
This case – a perfect proof that people are willing to spend money on anything. Pet Rock – this is an ordinary stone with painted eyes on it, which was sold to people as a pet. And that – no need to feed, clean up, too, is his rock, his eyes building for such “pets” were sold as various accessories like boxes with holes for carrying a thick book or with recommendations for training. Now the original Pet Rock can only be found on Ebay, and in the 70s of last century, they brought to its creator, an advertising agent, Gary Dakhla, more than one thousand dollars. The cost of one of the pebble was 3.95 dollars.
Information – everything!
What to do if you are, for example, on trips, and suddenly you very much wanted in a small? Especially if it happens in a strange foreign city? You can, of course, the simpler way – to find the nearest bushes or just a fence, but first, it may be difficult in the modern metropolis, and secondly, you can make a big fine for disorderly conduct in a public place. In England there is a special service by sending a short message number which you can get a list of the nearest public toilets. With the ability to determine the location of mobile users this service was possible. Of course, the paid service, but that is a quarter pound of precious information?
Do I need glasses to dogs? No. Themselves whether they want the dog to wear glasses? Usually not. Sells anyone points to the dogs? Of course! And while earning millions of dollars. Buy dog goggles – it is the same that to buy gold fish stick, but the opinion of sensible people here in the calculation is not taken. The site Goggles.com pair of glasses is $ 80, and if you multiply that number by the hundreds of thousands have been sold, obtained considerable sums. In the photo shows the owner of such points, and it is clear that their design, to say the least, different from men, and muzzle the dog poorly suited for wearing glasses. However, the winners are not judged
Perfumery for animals
Even more absurd product than glasses, you can call the perfume for dogs. Of course, the average dog smells very unappetizing, but it might be worth it just to wash and sprinkle on top no floral aromas? Unfortunately, the opinion of the dogs nobody cares, but when you consider that their sense of smell many times higher than human, you can imagine how strongly they feel the smell of perfume … In general, the more this product for people who “love” their dogs, and are willing to lay out hundreds of dollars for a bottle of scented liquid. And the producers of these spirits happy most of all, it’s their income.
The young and enterprising man Byron Reese in 2001, began his business is very unusual. He registered a non-existent address at the North Pole and began to write letters to children, posing as Santa Claus. Each letter is worth 10 dollars to parents and all their sent hundreds of thousands, so Byron has become a multimillionaire. He earns money on the most simple – children’s dreams and the adult sloth. For example, if a child wants to be presented to iPod, and my parents still can not do it? Santa will help! He wrote a letter in which his party strongly praises the child for obedience and other virtues, and promises that there is always next month will send him the desired phone Everybody is happy! Parents spend thousands of gold piece instead, and the child has this letter from Santa Claus with promises and best wishes. In addition, children can ask Santa’s something in confidence, and parents can learn so cherished desires of their children and do everything possible to satisfy them.