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.

Author: Gasida Shakalabar
Country: Uruguay
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Travel
Published (Last): 10 July 2014
Pages: 116
PDF File Size: 8.81 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.22 Mb
ISBN: 816-3-25275-425-3
Downloads: 45851
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mugar

They refined the product as they went along — replacing, for example, the original glue, which proved fatal to the ants. He also made millions of dollars selling various novelties and conducting sales seminars. Are you an author?

Please try your request again later. Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. Besides his daughter, Cossman is survived by his wife cossan 62 years, Pearl Levine Cossman; a son, Howard; and four grandchildren.

Then I’d market it as if it were my own product. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. But in three days’ time, Cossman also noted that he had sold about two dozen Da Vincis and Van Goghs while the other fellow had sold 3, shrunken heads.

Available to ship in days. Cossman’s other innovation was a fishing lure that smells like meat. Nothing seemed to escape Cossman’s notice. High to Low Avg.

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. Dubious, Cossman checked with the U. All Formats Paperback Hardcover Sort by: Copyright Los Angeles Times.


Cossman, E(li) Joseph |

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Joseph CossmanWilliam A. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. For the things he didn’t invent, he said, “I contacted the manufacturers and got exclusive rights in writing. Low to High Price: Los Angeles Times, December 19,p. They paid ant-rustlers a oje apiece to find Pogonomyrmex Californicus, red harvester ants from the Mojave Desert.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it cossmah, trade it in, give it a second life.

Cossman liked to offer speeches at public libraries, crediting them as the source of his self-education about patent rights and marketing.

Cossman was an entrepreneur who was the creator of the ant farm. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. So, as he later would advise those attending his seminars, he acted.

He became an entrepreneur after the war by shipping soap to soap-deprived Europe, and became a lifelong practitioner of overseas marketing. Army, and in he cofounded his own mail order company, E. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Levine also claimed credit for inventing the case filled with 25 ever-busy ants, but je creative rivalry never daunted their teamwork in marketing the durable educational toy.

Similar authors to follow

Joseph Cossman, who made millions marketing such must-have items as shrunken heads, spud guns and the now-ubiquitous ant farm, and then made millions telling entrepreneurs how to do the same thing, has died. English Choose a language for shopping. They sold novelty items around the country and also sold soap to customers in Europe.


Later in life, jof earned an MBA from Pepperdine, which decided his career experience amounted to a self-tutored bachelor’s degree. He sold 2 million of those, too — in six months.

Cite this article Cosxman a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The two inventions were the ant farm and a fishing lure that smelled like meat. More than 2 million farms have been sold since its introduction nearly half a century ago. During the s Cossman came up with his ant farm idea, which became an extremely successful product sold to children all across the country.

COSSMAN, E(li) Joseph 1918-2002

Ten years later, they introduced the ant farm, which Cossman and his coszman said he invented. Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

I only created two,” he told the San Diego Business Journal in Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Retrieved December 30, from Encyclopedia. His scores make his case. Predictably, the publicity got him on the morning network television talk shows, where he gleefully discussed his potato-firing pistol. From cssman he served in the U.