Product Development http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/product-development The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Product Development en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT To Build a Great Licensing Partnership, Discuss Expectations Early A brand license works best when the licensors and licensees understand what to expect from each other. Misunderstandings are frustrating and costly. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235248 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235248 Pete Canalichio A brand license works best when the licensors and licensees understand what to expect from each other. Misunderstandings are frustrating and costly. Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product? To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235201 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235201 JD Albert To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often. Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235167 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235167 Jason Lucash Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier. Tight Budget Launch Dilemma - Outsource or DIY? The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235135 Rohan Ayyar The self-funded entrepreneur can neither afford to outsource everything or do things poorly. When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check Dream big and surround yourself with positive people. But there’s a window of time when the entrepreneur must throw these tenets out the window. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235107 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235107 Tanya Benedicto Klich Dream big and surround yourself with positive people. But there’s a window of time when the entrepreneur must throw these tenets out the window. Embrace the Soft Launch For the typical start up, the less splashy the launch the better the chances of quietly refining the product and finding the first customer. Wed, 28 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234157 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234157 Rohan Ayyar For the typical start up, the less splashy the launch the better the chances of quietly refining the product and finding the first customer. 5 Must-Track Metrics to Keep Your Startup Alive Monitor your company's progress on cash flow, investment prospecting, hiring, customers and product development. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233024 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233024 Peter S. Cohan Monitor your company's progress on cash flow, investment prospecting, hiring, customers and product development. New Breed of Products Aims to Improve Users' Lives The definition of product design has expanded thanks to the likes of Nest and Jawbone. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232858 Richard Schatzberger The definition of product design has expanded thanks to the likes of Nest and Jawbone. Is Competition a Catalyst for Innovation? The products of rival firms can prompt and motivate a company to differentiate its offerings and invent new solutions. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232847 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232847 Jason Johnson The products of rival firms can prompt and motivate a company to differentiate its offerings and invent new solutions. What's That Behind You! Why Paranoia is Good for Business. As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232625 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232625 Adam Callinan As you launch projects or make changes, it's vital to think about ways things can go wrong. The Art of Having a Productive Argument Learn to articulate what you want, spend time listening and try to understand the other side. And experiment with these seven steps. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232602 Sharí Alexander Learn to articulate what you want, spend time listening and try to understand the other side. And experiment with these seven steps. 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. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232379 Stephen Key Pitching a product at one of these mega companies isn't as daunting as you may think. The Ultimate Test: Turning Your Cool Idea Into a Great Product Developing careful manufacturing design guidelines and specifications along with continuous reviews will help ensure you deliver on what your customers desire. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232371 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232371 Chris Herbert and Christian Smith Developing careful manufacturing design guidelines and specifications along with continuous reviews will help ensure you deliver on what your customers desire. Brand Like Your Company Really Matters In a rapidly changing landscape, businesses must to get closer to customers to create products they will truly value. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232247 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232247 Cory Sistrunk In a rapidly changing landscape, businesses must to get closer to customers to create products they will truly value. 6 Ways to Analyze Your Creative Ideas Put your creativity to the test, and the ideas you ultimately bring back to clients will be all the stronger for it. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232033 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232033 Alicia Lawrence Put your creativity to the test, and the ideas you ultimately bring back to clients will be all the stronger for it. 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. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231651 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231651 Catherine Clifford 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. 3 Simple Steps to Getting Feedback for Your App -- Fast Here's how you can screen, recruit and reach people efficiently to get input on your new app or service. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231419 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231419 Chuck Liu Here's how you can screen, recruit and reach people efficiently to get input on your new app or service. 5 Things to Consider When Looking for a Manufacturer in China Lessons one company learned while developing its first product. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231310 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231310 Chris Herbert and Christian Smith Lessons one company learned while developing its first product. How 'V-Commerce' Could Be the Next Big Trend for Startups There's e-commerce, m-commerce and even t-commerce, but the next wave of tech-driven shopping may be driven by something different. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231082 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231082 Gabrielle Karol There's e-commerce, m-commerce and even t-commerce, but the next wave of tech-driven shopping may be driven by something different.