•Research constantly. Trade shows are a great way to learn about and gauge up-and-coming trends. Industry trade publications and websites will also help you stay involved. •See what competitors are doing. Visit retail or distribution channels where you feel your products should be, and talk with their owners. That will help you stay in the […]
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Your invention may be novel and unique enough that you can still move forward. You may also consider working with the company that holds the patent. But don’t do anything until first consulting with a patent attorney. Another option is come up with a good “trademarkable” name and start manufacturing, but make sure you are […]
•Track the time and resources you’re investing in your product, and keep them separate from personal finances. •Consult with a patent attorney or professional search firm to make sure your idea can be patented, and to keep the process on the right track. •Be alert to your costs and market forces, and how they may […]
It definitely has its ups and downs both emotionally and financially, but it’s a passion of mine to find solutions to things that I can see being done differently or made easier. It’s just the most amazing experience to see your product out there for someone to buy and use it for the same reason […]
I would love to host a TV show for inventors. I was asked by inventors to work on a solid show, just like Got Invention Radio, interviewing top experts and resources. I also plan on taking my inventor consulting business to the next level, providing inventors with solid help and advice from scratch on a […]
Go to the store and then to the section that you see your product being sold at. Then look at the products that are there. Write down the company names that have a similar product to yours, and then go home and do research on that company, and call them to ask if they are […]
Can I mention my book? “You & Your Big Ideas” was written by me in order to help inventors. It’s all about you and your big ideas! I wrote it so people can have a resource guide that takes them through a step-by-step system, while giving them great tips and resources to save them time […]
I have many mistakes that I learned from, but I have to say one major one is that you have to talk about your idea and connect with resources to get somewhere with your idea. Too many inventors don’t want to talk to anyone about their ideas. That was me, but not any more. Do […]
I quickly write my idea down to capture my thought. Then I do a quick search on the major search engines to see if it already exists. I make a great prototype, get some patent protection and explore the options of manufacturing or licensing. I also keep exploring my options and getting the word out […]
1. I see more and more companies looking for new, fresh and exciting ideas from inventors.
2. I see more and more people looking to pursue their ideas because of today’s economy, and they want to set themselves up to have residual income or start their new business.
3. I see more and more people needing great information to help (more…)