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Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

It's possible to broaden your startup's mission with an added corporate responsibility push.
Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often.
When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check

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.
The Day I Traded in the Suit

The Day I Traded in the Suit

One rainy day in London, an entrepreneur-to-be realized the more he succeeded at his job, the more he felt a failure at his calling.
The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.
The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
Brand Like Your Company Really Matters

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

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

Take your idea from a thought to product in five steps.
Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

These companies provide an avenue to bring your ideas to the marketplace with little cost to you.
This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.
7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

7 Simple Steps to Writing Product Descriptions That Sell

The secret to writing seriously seductive product descriptions is to follow a proven process to engage, persuade and sell. Here's how.
5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

3 Things You Need to Know About Launching a Product Business

Coming up with a great product idea doesn't necessarily mean you need to launch a business around it. Here are three things you need to know before taking that leap.
The Benefits of Flat Design

The Benefits of Flat Design

With its emphasis on white space, bold buttons and clear typography, flat design has the potential to let products shine.
Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken

Why KFC's New Go Cup Is a Brilliant Business Idea -- Even If You Don't Like Fried Chicken

KFC has found a new use for your car's cup holder -- a lesson to all innovators out there: You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a good idea.
Reddit Founder on Startup Success: Identify a Genuine Need and Fill It

Reddit Founder on Startup Success: Identify a Genuine Need and Fill It

Alexis Ohanian on the importance of creating a new tech product or service that solves a problem in people's lives.
How Can I Legally Improve a Product I Didn't Create?

How Can I Legally Improve a Product I Didn't Create?

An innovator wonders if her ideas could generate a profit or a lawsuit. Ask Entrepreneur's legal expert answers, pointing out red flags that could keep the green out of reach.
How Established Businesses Can Benefit From Crowdfunding

How Established Businesses Can Benefit From Crowdfunding

Call it crowdfunding 2.0. Established companies are using Kickstarter and the like to launch new products, paid for by a built-in customer base before they hit the production line.
How Can I Pitch My Product to Large Companies?

How Can I Pitch My Product to Large Companies?

While gaining the attention and trust of big box brands isn't easy, see steps you can take to help get your product on the market.
Striking the Perfect Balance Between Creative Freedom and Realistic Limits

Striking the Perfect Balance Between Creative Freedom and Realistic Limits

Four tips to help you foster innovative product development.

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.
The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design

The Company Giving Common Objects a Sleek New Design

Slice aims to make everyday items both nicer to look at and easier to use.
10 Questions to Ask When Pricing Your Product

10 Questions to Ask When Pricing Your Product

Read our guide to figuring out what you should be charging for your products and services.
5 Ways to Make Your Product Sell Itself

5 Ways to Make Your Product Sell Itself

With so many brands to choose from, customers often want to go with what they know. Here are five ways to make your product do its own marketing.
How 3-D Printing Is Becoming a Game-Changer Across Industries

How 3-D Printing Is Becoming a Game-Changer Across Industries

Here's a look at five ways 3-D printing is refashioning product manufacturing, from housewares to shoes and even fine art.

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