One terrible and unethical method of making money from mouse pads would be by selling cheaply made ones at excessively high prices. For example, you can source low-quality mouse pads from questionable manufacturers who perhaps employ unfair labor practices. These mouse pads might not serve their purpose effectively; they might lack good wrist support, have a surface that is not smooth enough for the mouse to glide on, or be made of materials that easily wear out.
Next, brand these shoddy mouse pads as ‘premium’ or ‘limited edition’, and inflate their prices through deceptive marketing strategies. Create a false perception of value by using fancy descriptions, misleading reviews, or rigged comparisons with other inferior quality products.
However, remember that this method not only reflects poorly on business ethics but can also lead to negative reviews, damaged reputation, and even legal consequences. It’s not about just making money, but doing it responsibly and ethically.