Stephen Key

Stephen Key

Co-Founder of inventRight; Author of One Simple Idea Series

Stephen Key is an inventor, author, speaker and co-founder of InventRight, LLC., a Glenbrook, Nev.-based company that educates entrepreneurs in how to bring ideas to market.

What Your Kids Will Be Playing With Next Year: Toy Fair 2017, a Product Recap
toys

What Your Kids Will Be Playing With Next Year: Toy Fair 2017, a Product Recap

Think drones, robotics, and toys connected to family-friendly movies. Something else: Play-Doh is back!
Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies
Motivation

Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

Don't lose hope when challenging projects seem to drag on. Use these tips to stay on track.
The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas
Inspiration

The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas

You don't need to be great. You just need to do.
4 Amazing Products From CES I Can't Wait to Use
CES 2017

4 Amazing Products From CES I Can't Wait to Use

From a high-tech guitar to amazing holograhic technology, here are some highlights from CES.
Is Your Product Idea Right for Licensing? How to Tell
Licensing

Is Your Product Idea Right for Licensing? How to Tell

Can your idea be manufactured at a reasonable price point? Can it be easily explained? If the answer is "yes," sit back and watch the royalty checks roll in.
How Licensing-'in' a Brand Can Wildly Grow Your Product Business
Brand Licensing

How Licensing-'in' a Brand Can Wildly Grow Your Product Business

This contributor tells how he did a deal with Disney and how gaining entry to the Magic Kingdom was easier than he'd thought.
Inventors: Do a Patent Search Sooner Rather Than Later
Patents

Inventors: Do a Patent Search Sooner Rather Than Later

What you find may dash your feelings of originality, but it can also be a roadmap for how to see your idea come onto the market.
How to Use LinkedIn to License Your Concepts for New Products
Social Media Marketing

How to Use LinkedIn to License Your Concepts for New Products

Product developer Ryan Diez reveals how he gets in touch with companies that are looking for new product ideas.
Get Your Seasonal Toy Into Walmart in Under Two Years Without Breaking the Bank
Product Development

Get Your Seasonal Toy Into Walmart in Under Two Years Without Breaking the Bank

An Entrepreneur contributor interviews someone who pulled off this feat and reports on seven takeaways this man had to offer.
Apple Air Pods Will Likely Be a Hit Once They Get the Bugs Out
Apple

Apple Air Pods Will Likely Be a Hit Once They Get the Bugs Out

There will be plenty of consumers who are going to love and embrace Apple's wireless vision.
3 Ways to Slay the Risk of Bringing a New Product to Market
Product Development

3 Ways to Slay the Risk of Bringing a New Product to Market

Making money from your ingenuity requires getting people as excited about the opportunity as you are.
6 Strategies to Stand Out on Social Media
Social Media Marketing

6 Strategies to Stand Out on Social Media

Be creative and be tenacious in your social media marketing.
5 Ways to Create an Almost-There Prototype Marketing Video
Prototypes

5 Ways to Create an Almost-There Prototype Marketing Video

Building it makes your idea real; video captures it visually. Do less of the first and more of the second to test the market sooner.
6 Ways to Use Video to Sell New-Product Concepts
Video Marketing

6 Ways to Use Video to Sell New-Product Concepts

The trick is to show the benefit of your idea without disclosing exactly how it works.
The 4 Biggest Mistakes Inventors Make
Inventing

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Inventors Make

Product development is a business. You can't afford rookie errors.