In 1975 the perfect pet wasa rock.
DID IT MAKE MONEY?
My Pet Rock sold for $3.95, and creator Gary Dahl unloaded more than five million of the igneous invertebrates in six months.
He walked away with a cool $15 million.
How did pet rock make money?
Gary Dahl, the Pet Rock’s inventor, became an overnight millionaire. He told People magazine in 1975 that he was selling 100,000 Pet Rocks a day, making 95 cents profit on each rock he sold.
How many pet rocks have been sold?
1.5 million rocks
Are pet rocks still sold?
The Pet Rock can still be found online, though it’s no longer Dahl’s business. He died in 2015. Of the unsold rocks he had left over at the end of the fad, he was indifferent. If they didn’t sell, he said, he would just use them to repave his driveway.
How successful was the Pet Rock?
If you’ve ever heard of the “Pet Rock”, you probably thought it was simply a well-worn joke. This joke, however, earned one marketing agent a staggering $15 million thanks to one of the most clever and successful marketing campaigns of all time.
How long do pet rocks live?
about five years
How much is a pet rock worth today?
My Pet Rock sold for $3.95, and creator Gary Dahl unloaded more than five million of the igneous invertebrates in six months. He walked away with a cool $15 million.
How do I train my pet rock?
To teach your PET ROCK to HEEL, simply follow these easy steps. First, place your PET ROCK on the floor or ground directly behind your right heel. Next, give the command, HEEL, and stand absolutely still. Slowly, without moving your feet, turn and look down at your rock.
What do I feed my pet rock?
You must feed your rock. A rock’s favorite food is pea gravel. They are also fond of quartz of milk, always best served from a mason jar. The great news is you only need to feed them about once a week so the food lasts forever.
What should I name my pet rock?
What kind of rock would your pet rock be?
- Sandstone. Granite.
- Coal. Gravel.