Prospective patents and business ideas

  

Patents/business ideas

 

 

 

   – Identity disks for children

   – Make plastic/animated name tags for children with children’s

   particulars/key rings/engraving/necklace/armband

   – Printed name tags for moving furniture

   – Waterproof locket with name details on/chains with name tags

   – Cellphone cards

 

 

Patents/business

 

 

 

•         See internet Yellow Pages on ideas for websites, etc. i.e.

KIDLINK, etc.

 

•         http://fatty.law.cornell.edu/patent/patent.overview.html

 

•         Small business development centres

Topics: Performance standards, business behaviour, products, specific  industry

information access, deficit reduction plans and private cost sharing

 

•         Association of small business development centres USA

Send message to list:

esbdc_l@ferris.bitnet

mail to: listserv@ferris.bitnet

 

•         US Patent & Trademark Off. Database

questions@townhall.org

 

•         See internet Yellow Pages – contact companies re. export!

 

•         Kentucky Foreign Lang. Conf.:

 

•         Kflc-l@ukcc.uky.edu

 

Bus. Idea

 

•         Start car guard agency

 

•         Make & sell car guard jackets

 

•         Approach companies re. develop computer programs specifically to

aid/complement company training programme

 

•         Baby generic medicines to supermarkets and cosmetics

Medi-Baby for moody babies &

Baby-be-Clean for muddy babies

 

•         Kids: The Lunchbox Co.

 

•         Non-stationery stationary

 

•         Start vending chips, etc.

 

•         Patents/copyrights/trademarks/franchising,licensing

 

•         Market low cost housing & receive commission

 

•         Open phone shop

 

•         Car guard shops: CAR CARE CORPS

 

•         Blanket fleamarket – Winder Street/South Beach

 

•         Kids book (/activities/colouring/worksheet) club

 

•         Lotto outlets

 

•         Car boot & parking (R10 per day)

 

•         Driving school

 

•         Spark plugs- India

 

•         Cleaning – govt. depts. & schools

 

•         2nd hand & unwanted goods, cars, motorbikes

 

•         CAR BAZAAR – It’s all in the boot & all in the loot, to boot

(&anything & everything)

 

•         Blanket market – Try for another fleamarket – we’ve got it all

wrapped up – for you!

 

•         Start fleamarkets at all available trading sites – fleamarket –

branch out to all towns

 

•         Sell 2nd hand music instruments and speakers to Natal Music Centre

(see if organ still at Bay Terrace pawn shop)

 

•         ….ELECTRONICS

THIS PROPERTY IS PROTECTED BY

___________________________

To gain access to property

please call__________________

During hrs.

Mo.-Sa. 8-5

 

•         Don Africana – see Export Fin. Handbook! & rest of Key People

 

•         ref Nedcor Community Development Fund – Fundraising for the new

millennium – Jill Ritchie

 

•         Legal structure for charity

 

a)      Charitable trust

 

b)      Unincorp.

 

c)       Unincorp. Comp.

 

d)      Collections tins

 

e)      Write out and put up notices at Tafta & old age homes

 

f)       Start internet services: provide funding to charitable

organisations, etc. & obtain commission or charge for access to web page –

supply names & contacts persons of organizations involved in funding under

different heading, i.e. education, etc. – enter listing – for every listing

entered – must pay

 

•         Pay internet cafes to compile various websites

 

•         Also listing of centres for drug rehabilitation on the internet

 

•         See library internet yellow pages for ideas

 

•         Fundraiser – reg. as NGO, Dir. Of Non-Profit org.

 

a)      Charity: Relief of poor/handicapped/aged

 

b)      Advancement of education

 

c)       Advancement of religion

 

d)      Other purposes beneficial to the community

 

•         Register with Charity Com. (High Court) – see dr. & procedure

(enq.- Rec. of Rev. – reg.)

 

•         Follow up –– business application

 

•         Follow up –– fleamarket application

 

•         Promote writing paper for sale at the post office

 

•         DTI – look- all ideas – what most feasible – do research i.e.

plastic manufacturer – bottle teats, disposable contact lenses, etc.

 

•         Manufacture periscopes, medical & optometric equipment

periscopes to navn (R45 million: 3)

Eloptro- training and development – target countries – obtain military aid

to offer low-cost solutions

 

•         Start Marketing System – market other product

 

•         Nelru /Natal Early Learning Resource Unit, Centenary

Foundation, establish school, Price Water House Coopers,

Education Minister,

Local Boarding & Pre-schools

 

•         Consult books – Anne McKinstry Micou & Key People in SA

 

•         Approach big mnfr. Co’s on funding – DTI – act as consultant

 

•         Start tracking service for arrears maintenance payers

 

•         Sell contact lenses to chain stores as designer eyes

 

•         Sell school clothes to Woolworths, Edgars, etc.

 

•         SATOUR – reg. tour guides

P/Bag X164 Pretoria 0001

(012) 3470600

 

•         Market kids’ counting charts/alphabet charts, etc. – see library

books for ideas

 

•         Organise events/competition – get sponsors i.e. Mini Miss Beach

 

•         Give names to sub-organisations for each of objectives

 

•         KDG – vehicles for export only

 

•         Export oil, petroleum, neg. BP, Shell, Petroleum

 

•         Devise loans to accommodate pensioners and below R1000

 

•         Multi Media

 

•         Start fast foods/fresh produce, etc. outlet where can buy on

credit

 

•         Sell all schoolwear & sport brands to Edgars, Game & other chain

stores

 

•         Invent computer programme – link companies automatically to

security companies and armed response

 

•         Business gifts

 

•         See Alice Street tender notice board

 

•         Establish own business

 

•         Buy & sell environmental products to organization

 

•         Approach at least one big co. re. DTI grant

 

•         Co. similar to Clientel – pose idea of IFA to other insurance

companies

 

•         Write to DTI & criticize for programs sponsored – not products for

export, but export support & allied services – should shift focus to export

products

 

•         See Customs & Health re. produce dunped in the ocean

 

•         See Health re. start agensy – implement new smoking laws- get

comm.. on spot fines – must pay fines at post office- take article to say

police can’t enforce

 

•         Letter to Department Trade & Industry

 

•         Go to companies like Old Mutual – buy & sell old computers –

re-sell to African countries

 

•         Buy at fleamarkets and resell

 

•         Buy old phones and resell

 

•         List books –fleamarket

 

•         Sell rare books to Don Africana

 

•         Consultant – place jobmail ads

 

•         Approach big companies re. export

 

•         Get brochures and pamphlets

 

•         Edit Junkmail ads

 

•         Look up im-/export co. in Yel. Pgs.

 

•         Import computers/TVs & sell to furniture shops/banks/large

companies (with h/of.)

 

•         Enquire – Dept. Trade & Industry

 

•         Write books/worksheets, etc. in accordance with new syllabus (see

booksellers) – cnr. West

 

•         Name tags designed, ordered & delivered to schools!

 

•         Which suppliers for pool shop

 

•         Sell goods

 

•         Carguard –shopping centre

 

•         Have car guard jackets made and cards printed – hire out

 

•         Upgrade, update, personalize & custom make CV

 

•         Run adv. Svs. Of job interviews

 

•         Read library books and run advertising services on different

topics

 

•         Kiddies book club

 

•         Buy toys –– sell & distribute

 

•         Look newspaper- ideas – business

 

•         Clean, domestic business

 

•         Provide svs to body corp/s

 

•         Clean. Serv. Etc.

 

•         Open e-mail adr. On each of website, i.e. yahoo,mweb,etc. – run

entire site/open

 

•         Internet

 

•         Chainletter

 

•         Spark plugs – India import

 

•         Metlife – liquor

 

•         Name tags

 

•         Start National Lottery outlet/sweet from arcade

 

•         Enq. Re. pre-schools – suitable prop.

 

•         Sell chips, etc. to schools!

 

•         Start school tuck shops at all schools

 

•         Start school puppet shows, lesson, extra-curricular, etc.

 

•         Go Winder St. – start crèche/fleamarket/s

 

•         Re-start est. ag., carpet clean, delicious del., get no.

 

•         Industrial cleaning for gvt. Depts..

 

•         Property building sites – enq. Housing board, Absa, Martin West,

DTI, SBDC

 

•         Ideal – business

 

•         Aliwal Street

 

•         Receiver of Revenue

 

•         Metlife

 

•         Approach B&B/escort agencies – liq. Lic.

 

•         R200 – name off ITC – court/enq. Wit ITC – how get name off –

start service – charge only R100

 

•         Cr. Cards – First National

 

•         Schools – puppet shows

 

•         Schools – lessons

 

•         Home industry

 

•         Schools – special events i.e. pizza day, arrange for delivery and

make commission

 

•         Place ad – Junkmail – start own business – see paper – ideas

 

•         Read books on income tax and start business – give advice on

income tax

 

•         Send off letters/CV – job application

 

•         Teljoy

 

•         Gemini Huts

 

•         Import co.

 

•         Patents/liquour licence – ad – Junkmail

 

•         Print business cards

 

•         Company stamp = Workshop – for invoice book

 

•         Get more forms

 

•         Name tags

 

•         Winder Street – go back – fleamarket

 

•         Reply – fleamarket

 

•         Go to import/export co. close to Winder Street

 

•         Buy T-shirts, jackets, tickets (car guard, NPO)

 

•         Place car guards at S/B shopping cente

 

•         Req. CK, print business cards – 320

 

•         Buy & sell computers

 

•         Market proceeds to Clicks/Shoprite/Checkers/Game stores – see

sales position

 

•         (Telkom) Old Fort Road

 

•         Install chatter boxes

 

•         Karate/swimming lessons

 

•         Kiddy Kids Book Club

 

•         Approach banks re. fin. Rent/purchase/rent-to-own & plan

 

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