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Talk About Aggressive Marketing
There's an entrepreneur in the Pacific Rim who, for a fee, allows frustrated motorists to "beat him up". This fellow, standing on the side of a busy freeway dressed in a helmet and lots of padded protective gear, charges each enraged commuter $10.00 to punch him a couple of times to alleviate "road rage." As we always say: find the need and fill it.
The Man in the Donut Suit
A new donut shop opened this week in Washington D.C. The owners hired a fellow to dress in a donut suit to wave at folks driving by the new location during morning rush hour traffic. His presence caused most motorists to slow down so that a traffic backup ensued, which was announced on all the local radio stations...along with the new donut shop's address. You can't buy that kind of advertising.
Orthopedic Clown Shoes?
Yep, you read right. Jumping around all day to make 'em laugh is hard on the feet...and no laughing matter. Just ask George Kondiles of Funny Feet Fashions in Skokie, Illinois who designs and manufactures custom clown shoes made to fit the special orthopedic needs of professional clowns worldwide. Kondiles, a certified orthopedic shoemaker, gets as creative as his clients, providing shoes with multicolored LEDs, shamrocks and much more. Find the need and fill it. It's no joke.
Wedding Gifts - In Stock
How many of us still have those "interesting" wedding gifts that seemed like a good idea at the time? 'Fess up. We all do. Entrepreneur Gino Heilizer has come up with the gift that keeps on giving with Stockgift.com, an online gift registry - with a twist. Instead of offering customary household items that are often duplicated or underappreciated, StockGift.com focuses on valued securities, as it's an online brokerage firm that allows people to give and receive financial gifts for investment. As an example, engaged couples can create an online gift registry for between one and four specific stocks and/or mutual funds. A creative alternative to the lowly toaster and a terrific product idea.