Ed Valenti

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Ed Valenti
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Ed Valenti is an American television personality and entrepreneur best known as an early pioneer of infomercials and for creating the Ginsu knives.[1][2] In 1975, Valenti and his business partner Barry Becher founded Dial Media, Inc. (now PriMedia Inc), one of the first major infomercial companies in the world.[3][4][5] Valenti is credited with coining a number of phrases widely adopted by the industry, including: “But wait, there’s more!”, “Now how much would you pay?” and “This is a limited-time offer, so call now.”[6]


The Winsdom of Ginsu
  • "The Wisdom of Ginsu: Carve Yourself a Piece of the American Dream". Career Press (March 2005). ISBN 978-1564148032