Amazing stories of people who have become rich in our time
To get rich is not as difficult as it seems to many of us. Especially for people with a rich imagination.
rental service friends
We all grew up someone's friends, but few came to mind on this to make money. Unfortunately or fortunately, but today we live in a completely different era, where friendship earn a bad thing. To do this, just something to have an account on the site RentAFriend.com, specify the hourly rate for which you are willing to "make friends" and wait until someone is interested. Win-win situation.
Register online "friend for rent" is free, and you can earn up to $ 50 per hour. You can hire, for example, to make the company for going to the movies, to the wedding to former / ex, play tennis, dine in the restaurant, and so on. D.
The idea of creating the site came up with its owner Scott Rosenbaum after visiting dating sites. He pointed out that none of these services do not offer just a friendship and decided to fill this gap. Rosenbaum points out that its service is specialized in purely platonic relationship.
services offered to hire personal paparazzi
Paparazzi "hunt" is not just for celebrities. Now you can hire your own paparazzi who will follow you around on his heels the whole day. This is what makes Celeb4aday.com site - it allows anyone to feel like a star, even if only for one day. Sometimes the paparazzi hired to please friends or play, as a gift for a birthday or any other event.
Advertisement on the face
Students Ed Moyes and Ross Harper came up with original way to make a study (which is 50 thousand euros to his brother!), Nothing particularly onerous doing. They draw on the people of your ads and then photographed with a funny face or shoot funny videos on request. Sometimes they have to parachute or dive into cold water. In the first ad guys we paid one euro. And in the next ten days they have earned 3500 euros and since then do not sit "work" for a single day.
The market experts
Online Services "Student of Fortune" offers its services to those who have any difficulty with the development of the curriculum and those who what a great "volokot". If you consider yourself an expert on some subject, you can visit the site and choose from a list of questions the one that can answer in detail and thoroughly. 20 percent of your answers will be available on the site, to ask questions of the person could decide whether or not to buy your explanations. Many "experts" manage to sell their knowledge for good money, sometimes they earn a few thousand dollars.
As strange as it may sound, but you can earn millions even butterflies. In any case, it is able to Jose Muniz, who founded the business in the dispute.
It began with the fact that the municipal friend suggested he bet $ 100, claiming that he can not earn a living by selling butterflies. Since then, seven years have passed. A former business consultant and his wife own a thriving company for the supply of live butterflies. Already in 2006 the company's revenue amounted to one million dollars.
Virtual Real Estate Trading
Character online game Second Life on behalf of Anshi Chang (in the real world - the German teacher of Chinese descent Eileen Gref) was the first real millionaire, made his fortune in the virtual world.
How did she do it? She bought, equipped with modern conveniences and sell virtual real estate. In the early days of Second Life, she invested in this strange company 9, $ 95, began to acquire virtual sites "build" on their houses and gardens to break, and then check the "real estate" for sale. Gref today profit from the game is 150 thousand dollars a year.
An entrepreneur from Switzerland Samuel Liechty came up with a surprisingly simple idea: to establish a company that would be offered newsletter socks "subscription" to those who are too lazy to go shopping. Oddly enough, the idea proved to be extremely successful and brought a lot of money Liechty. Annual subscription (9 pairs) worth at least 89 dollars.
Each new subscriber receives a booklet with the calculations of how much time he will be able to save, giving up self-purchase of socks: about 12 hours a year, or three weeks for a lifetime, according to the average duration of the Swiss man's life, which for 2005 was 82 year.
Service for sending socks BlackSocks began work in 2005, and two years later it was added to the subscription service on the underwear. Today Liechty about 60 thousand subscribers in 74 countries.
Who owns the stars? No one, right? So, you can register a star on his name and get a certificate. An organization called the International Register Star (International Star Registry) assigns the stars names of people since 1979. Celebrities, dignitaries and wealthy people simply use IRS services to buy a star as a gift to one of his relatives.
IRS offers gift bag: you can select the "vacant" star in the sky, call it as you wish and receive a certificate from the registration date and the exact coordinates. You will be given a detailed star map fragment with a red circle marked "your" star, information booklet and a letter of notification with congratulations. Plus, the name of the star and its coordinates will appear in the "Your place in the cosmos." However, the scientific community all these names are not recognized, but it is a trifle.
Once David Marks has worked at the golf club - it was his duty to maintain the field in perfect condition. Often he had to drive off the geese, and he decided that he would come of good business.
In 1986, David founded the "goose police", which saves you from the invasion of geese various facilities: parks, area businesses, golf clubs and even private lawn. For this purpose, a specially trained collie who chase geese without causing them any harm. Over time, the business has grown, and in 2000 the company's profit amounted to almost two million.