Entrepreneur: Latest from Don Debelak 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 Thu, 19 Jul 2007 00:00:00 GMT Teaming Up for Success Get your product into the hands of consumers by forming alliances with the right people. Thu, 19 Jul 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/181930 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/181930 Get your product into the hands of consumers by forming alliances with the right people. Best Defense Protecting your intellectual property Wed, 20 Jun 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24188 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24188 Protecting your intellectual property Lookin' Good Giving your products visual impact Wed, 20 Jun 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24238 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24238 Giving your products visual impact Beam Me Up Companies that can help you get your product onto direct-response TV stations and into retail stores Sun, 17 Jun 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25662 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/25662 Companies that can help you get your product onto direct-response TV stations and into retail stores Developing a Great Business Model Determine whether your business will succeed by evaluating these six aspects. Tue, 03 Apr 2007 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/176530 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/176530 Determine whether your business will succeed by evaluating these six aspects. Mum's The Word Keeping your idea confidential Thu, 20 Apr 2006 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/24196 Keeping your idea confidential Put a Lid on It! An infomercial for this inventor's snappy new food containers helped her seal the deal with a large retailer. Thu, 01 Dec 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81080 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/81080 An infomercial for this inventor's snappy new food containers helped her seal the deal with a large retailer. Doctor's Orders Getting the FDA to give your medical invention the thumbs up can be a challenge, so follow this prescription for approval. Tue, 01 Nov 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80590 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80590 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. Fri, 14 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80248 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80248 This entrepreneur knew her mood-enhancing light bulbs would sell, but she had to convince retailers. How she did it. In the Mood Warm retailers up to your new product, even if it's in a category all its own. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79970 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79970 Warm retailers up to your new product, even if it's in a category all its own. 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. Sat, 01 Oct 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80188 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/80188 Will they come? If you think your invention could be the foundation for a business, here's how to make the leap. Your Product at Wal-Mart? This independent inventor got her product noticed by major retailers and won big. Here's how she did it. Tue, 13 Sep 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79846 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79846 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. Thu, 01 Sep 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79440 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79440 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? Wed, 31 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79516 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79516 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. Tue, 30 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79520 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79520 You've got the brains, but you need a product with brawn. Try pairing an inventor's idea with your biz know-how. Pet Project: Learning From a Product Launch Success This former veterinarian wowed major pet-product retailers and got her invention on their shelves. Here's how. Fri, 19 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79412 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/79412 This former veterinarian wowed major pet-product retailers and got her invention on their shelves. Here's how. Mass Appeal A local buying program could be the key to getting your product on the shelves of major merchandisers. Mon, 01 Aug 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78822 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78822 A local buying program could be the key to getting your product on the shelves of major merchandisers. Tool Time How one entrepreneur built a better screwdriver--and used smart networking to get it into Sears stores nationwide Fri, 01 Jul 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78376 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78376 How one entrepreneur built a better screwdriver--and used smart networking to get it into Sears stores nationwide Tool Time Product Launch How one entrepreneur built a better screwdriver and used smart networking to get it placed on the shelves of Sears. Fri, 01 Jul 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78524 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78524 How one entrepreneur built a better screwdriver and used smart networking to get it placed on the shelves of Sears. Original Win Learn how to respond to knockoffs so you can put your product back on top. Wed, 01 Jun 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77912 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77912 Learn how to respond to knockoffs so you can put your product back on top. Pet Project How one former veterinarian wowed major pet-product retailers--and got her invention on their shelves Sun, 01 May 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77362 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77362 How one former veterinarian wowed major pet-product retailers--and got her invention on their shelves Mail Call Mail order catalogs can be a startup inventor's surefire route to success. Sun, 01 May 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77646 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/77646 Mail order catalogs can be a startup inventor's surefire route to success. Top Honors Winning a contest can catapult your invention into the mainstream. Fri, 01 Apr 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76788 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76788 Winning a contest can catapult your invention into the mainstream. Brand Aid How building your brand and expanding your line can be the key to your success Tue, 01 Mar 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76328 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76328 How building your brand and expanding your line can be the key to your success Breaking the Ice Want skeptical customers to warm up to your product? Here's the scoop on how to win them over. Tue, 01 Feb 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/75662 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/75662 Want skeptical customers to warm up to your product? Here's the scoop on how to win them over. Come Together Two heads are better than one, so why not use a joint venture to get your invention off the ground? Tue, 01 Feb 2005 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76112 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/76112 Two heads are better than one, so why not use a joint venture to get your invention off the ground? Taking License It pays to do your homework before signing a licensing agreement. Wed, 01 Dec 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73762 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73762 It pays to do your homework before signing a licensing agreement. Taking Advantage of a Neglected Niche Find out how smart partnering transformed this lone inventor into a market force to be reckoned with. Tue, 23 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74234 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74234 Find out how smart partnering transformed this lone inventor into a market force to be reckoned with. The Secrets of a Successful Product Launch Want to break into a market full of competitors? No matter how crowded the field, you can still leap way out in front. Tue, 23 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74236 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/74236 Want to break into a market full of competitors? No matter how crowded the field, you can still leap way out in front. The Write Stuff Entrepreneurs find success with a new take on a familiar product. Mon, 01 Nov 2004 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73212 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/73212 Entrepreneurs find success with a new take on a familiar product.