In online business, as well as in the usual, much depends on the business idea. Some ideas are cut at the root, because they seem crazy and unrewarding. Here are 10 ideas that seemed hopeless to all but their authors.
Invest the money in these projects could only madmen. However, no matter how absurd they may seem initially ideas, their implementation has allowed put together a whole state.
1. Million Dollar Homepage
1000000 pixels, you need to pay one dollar per pixel - this is probably the most stupid idea online business, which could occur to a person. However, the 21-year-old Alex Tew (Alex Tew), who came up with the idea, is now a millionaire.
But this is a bad idea. Find yourself mailing address at the North Pole (a city in Alaska), pretend you are Santa Claus and take $ 10 from parents who want their children received a letter? And what do you think? Since the beginning of its business since 2001, Byron Reese (Byron Reese) has sent more than 200 thousand letters, which made him a couple million dollars richer.
Develop goggles for dogs and sell them? Tupeyshaya business idea. And how they could become millionaires and have been able to sell their development around the world? It is beyond my comprehension.
LaserMonks.com - this profile department Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady - the monastery where the monks of 8, located in the hills of Monroe County 90 miles northwest of Madison. Yeah, real monks filled in your cartridges. Hallelujah! The level of sales in 2005 amounted to $ 2.5 million! Praise the Lord!
You can not sell antenna balls online. No way. And of course, it will not make you rich. However, it did Jason Wall (Jason Wall) and now he's a millionaire.
Take a deck of cards with pictures of various physical exercises, and start to sell them for $ 18.95. In my opinion, not an idea, but a disaster. But the former Marine "cat" and fitness instructor Phil Black (Phil Black) declare in last year's revenue of $ 4.7 million. Of course, it's more than paid military service.
Would you go on a date with an HIV-infected person? Paul Graves (Paul Graves) and Brandon Kochlin (Brandon Koechlin) decided that yes, they can, so last year created the site visits for HIV-infected. Net profit for 2006 amounted to 110 thousand dollars. They hope that in the next two years, the site will be more than 50 million users.
8. Designer Diaper Bags
Christie Rein (Christie Rein) tired to carry a diaper in a separate carrying case. 34-year-old mother constantly suffered from the fact that she had stuffing diapers for her infant son a bag so they do not get crushed in her purse. Rein wanted to get something compact, beautiful and stylish, so in November 2004 they, along with her husband sat down and decided to create a special bag for diapers, which would be sufficiently spacious to it got the whole set of travelers and 2-4 diaper. With sales in 2005 of more than 180 thousand dollars, the company Christi Diapees & Wipees developed 22 different bag styles that can be purchased online in 120 boutiques worldwide for $ 14.99.
Hire another person, that he invented for you a beautiful domain name? People would not will pay for it. In fact, the process of finding domain names for other people has become a thriving business, especially when there is no risk. PickyDomains We currently have a waiting list of people who want to pay their hard-earned money for the cool and easy to remember domain name. The company expects that PickyDomains this year will reach the sum of sales in the six-figure mark.
10. Lucky Wishbone Co.
Fake plastic "bones desires" of the chicken. It seems that this stupid idea destined to fail. But what a normal person would buy FAKE chicken bones? As it turned out, very many are willing to buy it. Currently, the company produces 30 000 seed every day (they cost $ 3 apiece).