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BUMP - just had an INE purchased Friday.
 
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If you are posting an INE -- PLEASE FOLLOW THE FORMAT DESCRIBED IN THIS THREAD. (This thread you are reading, first post)

IF YOU DO NOT FOLLOW THE FORMAT, YOUR POST WILL BE DELETED AND YOU WILL BE FORCED TO REPOST.
 

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Reminder... if you post a INE, this is the format it needs to be in.
 

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Wish I could have been there to see the ones that were scooped up but I'm about 3 years too late.

Great thread, though. I look forward to viewing those still available in FI:Executioners Needed
 

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If anyone is wondering, the INE I just posted was purchased so it has since been deleted -- it was live less than an hour. I'm guessing that's a record.
 
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If anyone is wondering, the INE I just posted was purchased so it has since been deleted -- it was live less than an hour. I'm guessing that's a record.

I was wondering that..I'm assuming it was the one I responded to.. good stuff.
 

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It was a cool idea. For someone like @SinisterLex it's great because you can keep cost/risk very low like MJ said (the statement is vague on purpose, I don't want to mention the idea since it was already taken down). Hopefully, we get a progress thread eventually. I'd like to follow the progress!
 
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It was a cool idea. For someone like @SinisterLex it's great because you can keep cost/risk very low like MJ said (the statement is vague on purpose, I don't want to mention the idea since it was already taken down). Hopefully, we get a progress thread eventually. I'd like to follow the progress!

Agreed.. it's perfect for @SinisterLex, whereas for someone like me, it would have required bringing someone like @SinisterLex into the mix. Great idea.

Been here for one day and already loving TFLF. Reminds me, I need to write my intro!
 

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It was a cool idea. For someone like @SinisterLex it's great because you can keep cost/risk very low like MJ said (the statement is vague on purpose, I don't want to mention the idea since it was already taken down). Hopefully, we get a progress thread eventually. I'd like to follow the progress!

I'll probably do a progress thread at some point.

While I'm waiting on the designer to overhaul my site I was looking for something to keep me occupied.

For anyone considering INEs, if something looks perfect for you, just do it.

$100 for an idea tagged by MJ .. my card was on speed dial.

:cool:
 

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I'll probably do a progress thread at some point.

While I'm waiting on the designer to overhaul my site I was looking for something to keep me occupied.

For anyone considering INEs, if something looks perfect for you, just do it.

$100 for an idea tagged by MJ .. my card was on speed dial.

:cool:

Totally. MJ says jump, I'll ask how high!


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I'll probably do a progress thread at some point.

While I'm waiting on the designer to overhaul my site I was looking for something to keep me occupied.

For anyone considering INEs, if something looks perfect for you, just do it.

$100 for an idea tagged by MJ .. my card was on speed dial.

Just pay attention to the "terms" of any agreement since control is a concern. However I know there are other players getting into the game if you don't want to go to the big-boy.
 

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Just pay attention to the "terms" of any agreement since control is a concern. However I know there are other players getting into the game if you don't want to go to the big-boy.

I'd ask for clarification but I don't want you to have to divulge the idea again.


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So I just got word that the purchaser of the INE I posted last week already has his first customer. Freaking exciting!
 

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So I just got word that the purchaser of the INE I posted last week already has his first customer. Freaking exciting!
From idea to first sale in 7 days? Nice.
 

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Apologies misunderstood....have now made a thread for this idea..
 
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FYI, the INE I posted 2 days ago was purchased, so the thread has been deleted.
 

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So I just got word that the purchaser of the INE I posted last week already has his first customer. Freaking exciting!

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Curious, have any of those ideas resulted in 'F*ck you' status yet?

Hmmm, not sure -- I don't remember every one of them that was purchased.

My boxed crate idea did pretty well but the owner reached an impasse on it and ultimately it was sold off.

I still believe that business is a great opportunity.

Another one I posted was regarding audiobook production via ACX, purchased by @SinisterLex. Not sure if he pursued it or not.
 

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The INE posted by @Scot for the coffee business has been purchased.

@Scot please message me (use forum contact form) via the same email address registered at the forum for payment information.

Congrats!

(Buyer name withheld, not sure if he wants to be known.)
 
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The INE posted by @Scot for the coffee business has been purchased.

@Scot please message me (use forum contact form) via the same email address registered at the forum for payment information.

Congrats!

(Buyer name withheld, not sure if he wants to be known.)


Sent!

Looking forward to seeing this executed!
 

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Hmmm, not sure -- I don't remember every one of them that was purchased.

My boxed crate idea did pretty well but the owner reached an impasse on it and ultimately it was sold off.

I still believe that business is a great opportunity.

Another one I posted was regarding audiobook production via ACX, purchased by @SinisterLex. Not sure if he pursued it or not.

I'm really tempted to rent out boxed crates + dollies considering the lack of competition where I live and the high # of people moving in (from California no less...).
 
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1) The IDEA
Custom cardboard shipping box machine.

2) The PROBLEM
It's hard to find the perfect box. There's a lot of guesswork in figuring out what size box you need to ship an item. Yes, you can measure but then there are things like Styrofoam bumpers, peanuts, and bubble wrap the must be accounted for while measuring and it's not always easy to measure those. Someone who has this problem is Amazon, they'll send a small package in a box 100x's bigger than what's inside.

3) The SOLUTION
Create a machine that creates the perfect box for any item. It can use 3D Printer laser to measure the dimensions and upload it to the cutting machine. Once uploaded the machine will cut out from a cardboard a box that you can put together yourself by gluing on the designated parts that the machine has laser-printed instructions on. Also, it can laser print the shipping address, barcodes etc.

4) The RESULT
A custom box that will fit whatever item you made it for perfectly including the peanuts, bubble wraps or styrofoam bumpers. All without wasting cardboard because the smaller pieces can be used to make other smaller boxes.

5) The MARKET
Post offices, fulfillment centers, companies basically anyone who needs to send a package through the mail.

6) The FASTLANE model
License out the design for the machines. Sell the machines or rent them out.

7) The BUSINESS model
Royalties, part sales

8) The EXECUTION challenges
You'll need someone to work on the software and find a way to not take too much space.

9) The BRAND idea
Boxit? (Not sure what is meant by the brand idea)


10) The EXIT strategy
Sale the company or live off from the royalties from licensing




I, [YOURUSERNAME] UNDERSTAND THAT I AM POSTING THIS IDEA WITH NO EXPECTATION OF COMPENSATION, TODAY OR IN THE FUTURE SHOULD THE IDEA BE PURSUED, EXECUTED, OR ATTEMPTED. I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IDEA WILL REMAIN VIEWABLE TO ALL INSIDERS AND WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE AND EVERYONE WHILE POSTED IN THE INSIDERS DOMAIN. I UNDERSTAND THAT NO COMPENSATION IS DUE SHOULD MY IDEA BECOME EXECUTED OR ATTEMPTED IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN. I UNDERSTAND THAT THE "BOUNTY PRICE" I AM POSTING IS SIMPLY A PAYMENT TO REMOVE THE "INE" POST FROM VIEW AND IT DOES NOT SIGNIFY OWNERSHIP, EXCLUSIVE OR OTHERWISE, TO THE IDEA I AM POSTING.
 

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