Q & A: Funny or Unusual Business Ideas

Q &A: Funnu or unsual business ideas

Q: What’s the funniest or most unusual business
that you have found or thought up?

A. Well, in the funny category that
has to be Goat Yoga.
Most unusual was
a segment on Shark Tank in which the idea involved
mailing messages that were written on
potatoes to customers.
I still don’t understand that one.
A shark supposedly funded the idea!

The most unusual idea that I thought of was inspired
by the Bulwer-Lytton comical fiction writing contest.
The idea was to start a humorous business contest in which contestants would submit a wacky idea with a two sentence pitch.

The funniest most ridiculous submission would win a cash prize.

I thought the contest would be a great idea and fun way to promote Finding Your Niche, but I quickly dropped the idea when a veteran business counselor said that the marketplace would associate my book with wacky ideas.

Dee Adams is the author of
Finding Your Niche: Discover…(Which has absolutely nothing to do with wacky business ideas.)


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