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10 Simple Products That Made People Billions

In this Monday, July 16, 2012, photo, Johnson & Johnson products are displayed in Orlando, Fla. Johnson & Johnson, a health c
In this Monday, July 16, 2012, photo, Johnson & Johnson products are displayed in Orlando, Fla. Johnson & Johnson, a health care giant that is struggling with tougher market conditions, ongoing manufacturing problems and other issues, lowered its profit forecast for the year after posting second-quarter net income that dropped by half. The maker of Band-Aids, medical devices and prescription drugs whose iconic image has been tarnished by legal and manufacturing lapses on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 noted some positive signs. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

It feels like everyone is the country has some overly complicated and obviously harebrained get-rich scheme in their back pocket. But more often than not, it's the simple ideas that actually do the trick.

Just take look at this infographic from Grow America, a site dedicated to promoting product innovation and entrepreneurship. No noodle-eating hair guards or baby mops here! Nope, all you'll find are simple concepts that have translated into big bucks. Like the Slinky, or the Post-it, or the... you get the idea.

Check out the infographic from Grow America below:

10 Simple Product Ideas That Made Billions – An infographic by the team at Grow America

(Hat tip: Forbes)

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