Don't write your own patent

Patents, prototyping, packaging - it all seems so overwhelming when you are a new inventor, doesn't it? Expensive too! Are you forever seeking ways to "cut corners" or at least mitigate the costs that invention seems to impose on your checking account? ...

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3 Keys to Importing Your Product

Last week's blog: Chinese Manufacturing Best Practices was one of the most popular of my recent blogs.Would you like to know a bit more about this topic? I thought so.This week, I decided to continue the conversation by addressing 3 keys to importing your...

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Chinese Manufacturing Best Practices

Are you considering manufacturing your product in China? Have you heard "horror stories?"Relax. Like any relationship, working with a Chinese manufacturer is all about communicating clearly and effectively to get your message across.I manufactured my...

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Bootstrapping for invention success

There are many challenges to inventing - not the least of which is: how to succeed on a limited budget. Patents are expensive - approximately $5,000 - $10,000 or more (depending on invention complexity). Developing, marketing, and bringing your own product...

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3 Big Inventor Gaffes to Avoid Now

What are biggest barriers - big gaffes - that prevent inventors with great products from achieving success? Interestingly, the biggest barriers to inventor success are not what immediately comes to mind for most people: money, competition, or lack of...

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Connecting the dots to your future

In a 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, Steve Jobs talked about the value of "connecting the dots" in your life.Okay. fair warning: this post will be a bit woo-woo for some people, but my post last week called The Magic Happens Outside Your...

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Don't write your own patent

Patents, prototyping, packaging - it all seems so overwhelming when you are a new inventor, doesn't it? Expensive too! Are you forever seeking ways to "cut corners" or at least mitigate the costs that invention seems to impose on your checking account? ...

read more

3 Keys to Importing Your Product

Last week's blog: Chinese Manufacturing Best Practices was one of the most popular of my recent blogs.Would you like to know a bit more about this topic? I thought so.This week, I decided to continue the conversation by addressing 3 keys to importing your...

read more

Chinese Manufacturing Best Practices

Are you considering manufacturing your product in China? Have you heard "horror stories?"Relax. Like any relationship, working with a Chinese manufacturer is all about communicating clearly and effectively to get your message across.I manufactured my...

read more

Bootstrapping for invention success

There are many challenges to inventing - not the least of which is: how to succeed on a limited budget. Patents are expensive - approximately $5,000 - $10,000 or more (depending on invention complexity). Developing, marketing, and bringing your own product...

read more

3 Big Inventor Gaffes to Avoid Now

What are biggest barriers - big gaffes - that prevent inventors with great products from achieving success? Interestingly, the biggest barriers to inventor success are not what immediately comes to mind for most people: money, competition, or lack of...

read more

Connecting the dots to your future

In a 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, Steve Jobs talked about the value of "connecting the dots" in your life.Okay. fair warning: this post will be a bit woo-woo for some people, but my post last week called The Magic Happens Outside Your...

read more

Don't write your own patent

Patents, prototyping, packaging - it all seems so overwhelming when you are a new inventor, doesn't it? Expensive too! Are you forever seeking ways to "cut corners" or at least mitigate the costs that invention seems to impose on your checking account? ...

read more

3 Keys to Importing Your Product

Last week's blog: Chinese Manufacturing Best Practices was one of the most popular of my recent blogs.Would you like to know a bit more about this topic? I thought so.This week, I decided to continue the conversation by addressing 3 keys to importing your...

read more

Chinese Manufacturing Best Practices

Are you considering manufacturing your product in China? Have you heard "horror stories?"Relax. Like any relationship, working with a Chinese manufacturer is all about communicating clearly and effectively to get your message across.I manufactured my...

read more

Bootstrapping for invention success

There are many challenges to inventing - not the least of which is: how to succeed on a limited budget. Patents are expensive - approximately $5,000 - $10,000 or more (depending on invention complexity). Developing, marketing, and bringing your own product...

read more

3 Big Inventor Gaffes to Avoid Now

What are biggest barriers - big gaffes - that prevent inventors with great products from achieving success? Interestingly, the biggest barriers to inventor success are not what immediately comes to mind for most people: money, competition, or lack of...

read more

Connecting the dots to your future

In a 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, Steve Jobs talked about the value of "connecting the dots" in your life.Okay. fair warning: this post will be a bit woo-woo for some people, but my post last week called The Magic Happens Outside Your...

read more

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