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The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares
Inventions

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.
Christopher Hawker
A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You
Marketing

A Simple Tool That Could Sell Your Idea for You

There's no need to meet people in person for the hard sell. Let this tool do the work for you.
Stephen Key
A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)
Patents

A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)

As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape.
Catherine Clifford
5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life
Inventing

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Bringing Your Ideas to Life

Taking that crucial first step can be a challenge if you doubt yourself.
Stephen Key
Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does.
Sales

Don't Have Great Ideas? Work With Someone Who Does.

Creative people oftentimes aren't great at selling their ideas. That's where you come in.
Stephen Key
3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success
Inventors

3 Mompreneurs Who Stumbled on Innovative Success

These three women saw a niche and sought their own solutions, leading to successful products.
Matthew Toren
15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market
Young Entrepreneurs

15-Year-Old Entrepreneur Looks to Disrupt Sugary Drinks Market

Recent Shark Tank contestant infuses some 'sweet' innovation in his product that seeks to replace soda and sports beverages.
Adam Toren
Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.
Inventing

Have an Idea for the Cokes or Apples of the World? 6 Ways to Get Their Attention.

Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think.
Stephen Key
Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.
Inventing

Inventing Can Be Fun, and Profitable. Here's How to Get Started.

Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
Stephen Key
This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention.
Catherine Clifford
Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States
Manufacturing

Re-Making Manufacturing in the United States

Cheap labor in China, Indonesia and India pushed the bulk of mass manufacturing overseas, but the U.S. is emerging competitive in a newer, more sophisticated kind of manufacturing.
Catherine Clifford
These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks
Starting a Business

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
Catherine Clifford
How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System
Patents

How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System

There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
Kirby Drake
How This Entrepreneur Cut Into an Industry of Billion-Dollar Goliaths
Growth Strategies

How This Entrepreneur Cut Into an Industry of Billion-Dollar Goliaths

Todd Greene's head-shaving razor is holding its own in an industry cornered by multinational giants with a design that's featured in the permanent collection at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
Catherine Clifford