Some adventurous people get rich on everyday things like clothes or food. Some have come up with more awesome ideas. It can be a simple solution or an absolutely unique one. In any case, these ideas will surprise you and, most likely, make you envy their owners.
Demeter is a worldwide fragrance brand that became famous for its bizarre fragrances. Mark Crames bought the company in 2003 and decided to make a coup in perfumery and be different.
He created scents that have not yet been made: sun, ice cream, summer rain, tomato and so on. The fragrances became hits because they reminded people of their favorite smells from the childhood.
One man decided to present the advertisement in a brand new way. It happened that he became bald and decided to turn it into profit. He began to advertise products on his bald scalp.
Brandon Chikotsky started renting his scalp to different ad agencies that would create temporary tattoos for the brand. It became very popular and made him earn more than one million.
All children want a pet. However, is everyone ready to care for it, to feed it and to clean after it? Moreover, for children, it is a huge tragedy when the pet dies.
In this regard, Gary Dahl came up with the idea of creating pet rocks. This pet does not require food, you do not need to care for it and it will never die.
Outer space mail
Two British students came up with the idea to send messages into space. Over a decade, lots of people called a special number, left messages, and paid for the service.
No one knows how it worked and whether the messages were sent to the space or not. However, the students were able to earn millions before their mail service was closed.
Alex Tew bought and registered milliondollarhomepage.com, which was a 1,000 by 1,000-pixel blank slate in 2005. After that the man began to sell pixels. Each pixel had a price of $1.
After a while, buying pixels became really viral and a lot of companies, organizations and people wanted to buy one or dozens of them. Alex Tew became a millionaire quite soon.
One word app
Or Arbel spent only 8 hours to create this app. It was called Yo and users were able to send only one word with its help. With time, the app was updated so that people could add attachments and locations to their message.
Or Arbel created the simplest app of all existing apps in the world. However, this did not prevent him from attracting the attention of thousands of people and making more than a million.
When Brian Jones came up with the idea to create leg lamps for women, almost all his friends and his relatives were against it. They thought that it would not bring him a good income.
More than 15 years have passed since then. Currently, the company's annual income exceeds one million dollars. Sometimes the most important thing is to believe in yourself and in your idea.
What can we buy at pet stores? A cat, a dog, a bird, a tortoise, a hamster, a guinea pig, fish and several other animals. But can we buy a jellyfish and keep it at home?
Thanks to Alex Endon, it's possible now. He invested $50,000 and created special aquariums to breed jellyfish. The program was launched in 2010 and the revenue now exceeds a million dollars.
Online real estate
A previously popular computer game called Second Life earned a broke school teacher a fortune. You may reasonably ask how! Everything is quite simple. Ailin Graef bought online real estate.
In 2006 she earned her first million by renting her real estate. This sounds incredible! She continued her cyber career and even hired several employees to work as online realtors under her.
Eco products trend is becoming more and more popular every year. Therefore, it is not surprising that the company Eco Nuts decided to sell laundry detergent made with Himalayan berries.
The random idea has brought in millions of dollars. Thousands of people immediately rushed to buy their products. Whether it is really eco or not, we do not know. However, the company earned its millions.
Catching a baseball
That's what it means to be in the right place at the right time! You need to invent nothing. You do not need to spend money on your ideas and projects.
Just come to a baseball match. In September of 1998, Philip Ozersky happened to catch the ball. After a while, he earned more than $3 million when he auctioned it off.
Does your dog feel comfortable on the streets on a bright sunny day? Roni Di Lullo’s dog couldn’t see when the sun was in his eyes. How to help a poor animal?
There is nothing complicated! You just need to make your dog wear dog goggles. K9 units and dog ophthalmologists took to the product and she now moves more than a reported $3 million doggles a year.
Have you ever tried to sell office chairs? Not? You should definitely try if you want to earn a lot of money! In 2001, 14-year-old Sean Belnick launched an online office chair retailer.
He called it bizchair.com. In 2001 he started with $500. By 2005 the site had become so viral that it had reported annual revenue of nearly $14 million. It's unbelievable.
Chris Clark managed to buy pizza.com for $20 back in 1994. Even then he knew that in the future he would be able to earn a lot of money thanks to it.
The domain name was sold for $2.6 million in 2008. This is how 20 dollars turned into several millions. Many other people did not pay attention and now probably feel sorry.
A girl loved to sleep so much and no clock could make her get up. So, this alarm clock came to her mind. Equipped with two wheels, the alarm clock moves off the bedside table and rolls on the floor, forcing the owner to get out of the bed after pressing the button.
At the moment, Clocky is sold in thousands of stores in more than 45 countries around the world and has already brought about $10 million to its inventor.