That, I believe, is the onlything Joe said to me. But he knew I needed my own thing tosell. And he thought in terms of product and do thou likewise. How to Find and Get Exclusive Rights to a Great Product Including the “Unlimited ” Source Guide (Cash-At-Home System: Mail Order Made Easy Volume 2. View Joe Cossman’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Joe has 1 job listed on their profile. See the complete profile on LinkedIn.

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From to he served in the U. For the things he didn’t invent, he said, “I contacted the manufacturers and got exclusive rights in writing.

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Low to High Price: They sold novelty items around the country and also sold soap to customers in Europe. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. Learn more at Author Central. Copyright Los Angeles Times. Cossman was president of Cossman International, Inc. Cossman, a door-to-door salesman who perfected mail-order salesmanship and pioneered the television infomercial, then wrote books and conducted pricey seminars to demonstrate the route from rags to riches, died Dec.


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Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Learn more about Amazon Prime. More than 2 xossman farms have been sold since its introduction nearly half a century ago. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: His scores make his case.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Ten years later, they introduced cossmman ant farm, which Cossman and his family said he invented. He also made millions of dollars selling various novelties and conducting sales seminars.

Cossman turned to other pursuits, becoming one of the first to pay for half-hour blocks of television time to advertise the seminars he would stage for a fee across the U.

Department of Agriculture and learned to his delighted surprise that the country was in the middle of its biggest potato glut in two decades. He became an entrepreneur after the war by shipping soap to soap-deprived Europe, and became a lifelong practitioner of overseas marketing. Cossman bought the spud gun-making machinery and solicited potatoes from growers, promising the toy would solve their economic problems.


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E.J. Cossman, 84; Ant Farm, Spud Gun Made Him Fortune

They paid ant-rustlers a penny apiece to find Pogonomyrmex Californicus, red harvester ants from the Mojave Desert. Provide feedback about this page. English Choose a language for shopping. Dubious, Cossman checked with the U. ocssman

COSSMAN, E(li) Joseph 1918-2002

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He called his show “Cossman’s Secrets” and used the interview format as a sales tool.