3 Keys to Success on QVC

I clearly remember my first time selling my wallet invention in front of the bright studio lights at QVC like it was yesterday. My heart was pounding as the host walked over towards my table – I had about 15 seconds before we’d go “on air”...

The Dangers of Loving Your Invention (Too Much)

Your inventions are like your children: you love them even if no one else does. While such unconditional love serves you and your children well; as an inventor, you simply must be more reserved towards your inventions. You may fall into an enticing trap you...

Invention Manufacturing – Myths and Realities

Have you considered DIY – building a business around your invention? If so, a critical first step is to find a manufacturer – almost certainly in China – and then to begin manufacturing your product. Wow! Does that sound daunting to you? I bet it...

As Seen on TV Myths and Realities

Just about every inventor dreams of seeing their invention featured in TV commercials – selling in As Seen on TV (ASOTV) sections in thousands of retailers. More properly called DRTV – or direct response TV – it is widely misunderstood. Many...