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Old 8th March 2006, 10:30 PM   #1

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Location: Wilmington, CA
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Hello to all;

I joined the forum because I am totally lost with regards as to how to get my business off the ground. Here are my details
Born on the Island of Montserrat in the West Indies; Played football for and graduated from The United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY with a degree in Marine Engineering, and a license as a Third assistant Engineer; Worked for: Naval Sea Systems Command with SSBN Submarines; As third Assistant Engineer on AT&Tís cable ship on a 970 mile underwater cable repair, which historically was the last US flagged ship to traverse the Panama Canal before itís return to Panamaís control and also the first to do so after; As Second Assistant Engineer on the passenger ship SS Independence in Hawaii; As Chief Engineer on ocean going and salvage tugs for the largest privately owned tugboat company in the US; As Assistant Port Engineer for that company stationed in Puerto Rico, and as Port Engineer stationed in Long Beach / San Pedro, CA; As a LA cab driver; As a limousine driver; and now at a boat repair yard in Wilmington, CA.

I am a self taught guitarist with an idea which became a product. This product ROCKS!
Here are the words of a user:
comments = AMAZING!!!
i am a professional musician, and i am having to change my strings
constantly because, even though i clean them, they still rust and corrode because of extreme use. now i use half the strings that i used to. thank you. i have used the product so much over the months, that i have worn off the sticker! i've told everyone in my section of louisiana about your product and everyone of them was amazed! once again, thank you.

I am ready to take this to the next level but I Have no idea how! ! !

Product research has been done; Product is patent pending; Cost for production has been done; A business model is conceptually in my head;

Now I need someone who can bring this to the public!
Any and all advice is appreciated!
G. William Daley

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Old 8th March 2006, 10:49 PM   #2
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Wow, that is fantastic work experience you have! Welcome to the forum.

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Old 9th March 2006, 12:42 AM   #3
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Sounds good QuisC.

I am a guitar player as well, and you peaked my interest. I would be interested to learn more about this product. Feel free to send me a private message if you wish to discuss further.

Is your business / sales model...

Traditional - hire sales force to push product into music stores and carry your product lines.
Online - use the internet to sell the product online.

Or a bit of both?

Look forward to hearing from you.

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Old 11th March 2006, 09:57 PM   #4
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Get the patent, trademark, registered trademark, etc, then ask the same question again. Answers will be better, and more specific.

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