Shed Simove on seeking retribution against annoying parking wardens â and why Penny Revenge is, quite possibly,Â his worst business idea yet.
Iâm still not sure why I did it, but Iâm glad I did. Years ago, I decided to take my mum to the EROTICA trade fair, the trade fair for the “adult” industry. The rest is history…
Getting my blank book, What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex, to number 44 on the Amazon chart wasnât an easy task. Surprisingly, the feat was made harder by Amazon itself.
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Novelty-gifts genius Shed Simove recently decided to create a new bathware product – a shower mitten that combines politics with personal hygiene. Intrigued? He tells Real Business how he got it off the ground (and into the shower).
You’re bloody lucky. Given the enormous vastness of the universe, you could have ended up as any number of nature’s creations – a rock, a sloth, a yellow tailed marmoset. Or even Paris Hilton. Instead, you’ve ended up as the highest order of life on the planet.
In the past, it was widely acknowledged that knowledge is power. Well, I’m afraid this bubble has burst – and in spectacular style. It’s simply no longer true that what you know is enough for your business to flourish or for you to gain that all-important competitive edge that makes customers return time after time.
To date, my products have sold nearly a million units worldwide. One of my best-selling ranges is a line of novelty remote controls made in collaboration with the fantastic team at NPW. But why stop at the CONTROL-A-MAN and the CONTROL-A-WOMAN when I could create… CONTROL-A-POLITICIAN?