Don Debelak

Starting a Business

Teaming Up for Success

Get your product into the hands of consumers by forming alliances with the right people.
Starting a Business

Best Defense

Protecting your intellectual property
Starting a Business

Lookin' Good

Giving your products visual impact
Starting a Business

Beam Me Up

Companies that can help you get your product onto direct-response TV stations and into retail stores
Finance

Developing a Great Business Model

Determine whether your business will succeed by evaluating these six aspects.
Starting a Business

Mum's The Word

Keeping your idea confidential
Starting a Business

Put a Lid on It!

An infomercial for this inventor's snappy new food containers helped her seal the deal with a large retailer.
Starting a Business

Doctor's Orders

Getting the FDA to give your medical invention the thumbs up can be a challenge, so follow this prescription for approval.

Bright Idea: Product Launch Success Story

This entrepreneur knew her mood-enhancing light bulbs would sell, but she had to convince retailers. How she did it.

If You Build It...

Will they come? If you think your invention could be the foundation for a business, here's how to make the leap.

In the Mood

Warm retailers up to your new product, even if it's in a category all its own.

Your Product at Wal-Mart?

This independent inventor got her product noticed by major retailers and won big. Here's how she did it.

Join Hands

Pair an inventor's idea with your business know-how, and get ready for success.

Launch Your Invention as a Joint Venture

Two heads are better than one, so why not use a joint venture to get your invention off the ground?

Inventive Partnership

You've got the brains, but you need a product with brawn. Try pairing an inventor's idea with your biz know-how.