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5 Steps to Safeguard Your Product From Patent Theft

Filing a patent isn't enough to protect your idea. It's important to consider how competitors might find a way around your patent and take action in advance. Here's how.
Promote Your Product Quickly by Tapping the Internet's Influencers

Promote Your Product Quickly by Tapping the Internet's Influencers

The founder of the online product showcase Grommet explains how to become an Internet sensation.
10 Cool American-Made Products

10 Cool American-Made Products

See some of the innovative products that are made in the U.S.
Are Color Trends Important in Product Design?

Are Color Trends Important in Product Design?

Color can have a huge emotional impact on customers, but that doesn't mean you need to change your product line to follow trends. Here are the elements of color theory you should consider.

The Secret to Successful Product Design? Simplicity.

The more elegant and straightforward your product design, the easier it will be for you to attract customers. Here are three ways to streamline the way your product looks.
3 Ways to Find Your Next Brilliant Product Idea

3 Ways to Find Your Next Brilliant Product Idea

How you can harness your best business ideas and bring them to life.
5 Essential Ingredients of a Winning Business Idea

5 Essential Ingredients of a Winning Business Idea

Not all ideas make it to market -- no matter how great they seem. How to tell if your idea has legs? Here are five key qualities every good concept should have.
The Secrets of What Makes a Product Go Viral

The Secrets of What Makes a Product Go Viral

Author Jonah Berger shares insights from his new book about how ideas and products become contagious.
5 Ways to Promote Your 'Made in America' Brand

5 Ways to Promote Your 'Made in America' Brand

Apple will start making some Macs in America in 2013, the latest in a wave of companies stepping up support of the red, white, and blue. Here's how to make the most of manufacturing in the U.S.A.
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
How to Find a Distributor for Your Product

How to Find a Distributor for Your Product

Expert advice for finding a product distributor: listen to your customers.
When the Product Is the Marketing, and Vice Versa

When the Product Is the Marketing, and Vice Versa

Sometimes the product itself is the marketing. In those rare cases, businesses can thrive without organized marketing.
How Your Business Can Last Longer than a Twinkie

How Your Business Can Last Longer than a Twinkie

Kodak and Hostess may have landed in bankruptcy court, but you can avoid their fate. Here are four tips.
Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions

Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions

Founder of the crowd-sourced product development company shares the items from everyday inventors that have become so popular -- and biggest winners to date.
How to Create the Best Products in the World

How to Create the Best Products in the World

Quirky founder Ben Kaufman describes what the iPod and Snuggie blankets have in common. Here's a hint: They both solve consumers' everyday problems. Doing so, says Kaufman, is the key to making a killer product.
'Quirky' Turns Inventors into Reality TV Stars

'Quirky' Turns Inventors into Reality TV Stars

A new reality TV series starring Ben Kaufman and his product development firm Quirky is debuting tonight.
How to Best Use Crowdsourcing

How to Best Use Crowdsourcing

How can crowdsourcing work for your business? A look at some online resources that stand out from the crowd.
Never Know Where You Are?

Never Know Where You Are?

With these GPS-equipped phones, you won't have to ask.
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