Stephen Key

Stephen Key

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
Co-Founder of inventRight; Author of One Simple Idea Series

More From Stephen Key

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!
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.
Inspiration

The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas

You don't need to be great. You just need to do.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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

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.
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.
Social Media Marketing

6 Strategies to Stand Out on Social Media

Be creative and be tenacious in your social media marketing.
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.
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.
Inventing

The 4 Biggest Mistakes Inventors Make

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