Entrepreneur: Latest from Tamara Monosoff http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:33:00 GMT A Quick Guide to Taking an Invention to Market Consider these strategies for turning your product idea into a business reality. Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217211 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217211 Consider these strategies for turning your product idea into a business reality. So You Want to Be Your Own Boss... 8 tips to get you going, even if you don't know where to start Mon, 19 Jul 2010 15:51:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207488 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207488 8 tips to get you going, even if you don't know where to start You Can Choose Success Don't get distracted when your competition thrives. Fri, 16 Apr 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206190 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206190 Don't get distracted when your competition thrives. Should Your Idea Pass Go? Proper evaluation could save you both time and money. Wed, 10 Mar 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205414 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/205414 Proper evaluation could save you both time and money. Don't File for That Patent Yet Instead of a utility patent, a provisional patent or a trademark could be a better first step. Mon, 08 Feb 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204918 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204918 Instead of a utility patent, a provisional patent or a trademark could be a better first step. A Surefire Way to Get a Licensing Agreement Prove that your product is a low-risk investment. Thu, 14 Jan 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204604 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204604 Prove that your product is a low-risk investment. Be Your Own Publicist A good PR campaign can be a cost-effective way to drum up interest in your inventions. Fri, 11 Dec 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204270 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/204270 A good PR campaign can be a cost-effective way to drum up interest in your inventions. Embrace the Hispanic Market Before you worry about patenting your invention, investigate potential sales markets. Thu, 12 Nov 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203964 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203964 Before you worry about patenting your invention, investigate potential sales markets. Focus on Core Customers Be committed to them, and they'll deliver new clients to you. Wed, 21 Oct 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203774 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203774 Be committed to them, and they'll deliver new clients to you. Get Organized Now! Use these tips to get--and keep--your documents in order. Fri, 11 Sep 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203272 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203272 Use these tips to get--and keep--your documents in order. 'I'm Gonna Be on TV!' Beware the lure of the direct-response companies that produce late-night TV ads--at your expense. Tue, 18 Aug 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203076 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/203076 Beware the lure of the direct-response companies that produce late-night TV ads--at your expense. 10 Telephone Sales Tactics that Work These tips will help you get past the gatekeeper and meet your stated objective. Sun, 09 Aug 2009 17:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217912 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217912 These tips will help you get past the gatekeeper and meet your stated objective. Money Isn't Everything Consider these 5 factors before you start searching for investors. Thu, 23 Jul 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202714 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202714 Consider these 5 factors before you start searching for investors. Learn to Lean on Your Advisors Take advantage of expert advice--but know that the final say is yours. Tue, 30 Jun 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202446 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/202446 Take advantage of expert advice--but know that the final say is yours. Get Your Product to Market in Six Steps You're the best person for the job, so get started. Thu, 07 May 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201526 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201526 You're the best person for the job, so get started. Time to Fold? Here's a Primer Learn how to use bankruptcy as a tool if it's time for your inventions-based business to close shop. Tue, 31 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201072 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/201072 Learn how to use bankruptcy as a tool if it's time for your inventions-based business to close shop. New Regulations Impact Toy Makers Congress is cracking down after the China toy recall. Here's what you need to know about the latest regulatory standards. Mon, 02 Mar 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200390 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/200390 Congress is cracking down after the China toy recall. Here's what you need to know about the latest regulatory standards. Harness the Power of a Trademark Learn the difference between a patent, trademark, and copyright and how to avoid big mistakes when setting them up. Wed, 28 Jan 2009 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199816 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199816 Learn the difference between a patent, trademark, and copyright and how to avoid big mistakes when setting them up. I Cut Costs by $500 per Month Learn how one business saved this amount each month by cutting back on non-essentials. Your business can use these methods to decrease expenses, too. Mon, 29 Dec 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199320 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/199320 Learn how one business saved this amount each month by cutting back on non-essentials. Your business can use these methods to decrease expenses, too. Not So Tech-Savvy? Look like the real deal with these easy-to-use tech resources for e-mail, web design, conference calling and more. Tue, 25 Nov 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/198858 Look like the real deal with these easy-to-use tech resources for e-mail, web design, conference calling and more. Do Rising Costs Point to Domestic Manufacturing? Don't assume your next invention will be produced overseas. Several factors make the U.S. a prime place for production. Fri, 10 Oct 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197596 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/197596 Don't assume your next invention will be produced overseas. Several factors make the U.S. a prime place for production. Manufacturing Trends That Affect Your Business When you add up all the extra costs, domestic manufacturing may be your best bet. Fri, 29 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196730 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196730 When you add up all the extra costs, domestic manufacturing may be your best bet. How Patent Law Changes Could Hurt Small Inventors A new bill currently being considered in the House brings changes that no longer look out for the little guy. Fri, 08 Aug 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196328 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/196328 A new bill currently being considered in the House brings changes that no longer look out for the little guy. Putting Time Into Your Product From inventor to overnight millionaire? Not exactly. Here's the long-term solution to developing a product effectively. Mon, 05 May 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193646 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/193646 From inventor to overnight millionaire? Not exactly. Here's the long-term solution to developing a product effectively. Running a Company From Home Setting clear boundaries and carving out time for your work is the key to being a well-balanced home based entrepreneur. Tue, 25 Mar 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191910 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191910 Setting clear boundaries and carving out time for your work is the key to being a well-balanced home based entrepreneur. Starting From Scratch Here's what you need to know before you launch your big-time food product. Fri, 29 Feb 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191064 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/191064 Here's what you need to know before you launch your big-time food product. Consider Starting Small Grassroots sales channels may be more effective to help grow the business for your invention. Tue, 22 Jan 2008 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189402 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/189402 Grassroots sales channels may be more effective to help grow the business for your invention. Stitch In a New Business Idea Learn how to take your textile invention from idea to reality. Mon, 31 Dec 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188416 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/188416 Learn how to take your textile invention from idea to reality. The Realities of Being an Entrepreneur It's not all rosy, but it's certainly rewarding. Fri, 30 Nov 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187294 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/187294 It's not all rosy, but it's certainly rewarding. How to 'Invent' Your Book Take your blank page to national bookshelves. Mon, 22 Oct 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185826 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/185826 Take your blank page to national bookshelves.