Welcome to the last posting of the A to Z of Inventing series. I hope you have enjoyed them as I have attempted to cover an arc of the key invention topics from A to Z in this series.
this final post is really just a recap, a sort of index.
In the first five posts of the series, I discussed the beginning of all inventions – ideas:
A – Acquire Ideas
B – Benefits Analysis of Your Ideas
C – Cull Your Ideas
D – Developing Your Ideas
E – Enhancing Your Ideas into Inventions
The next two topics regarded beginning to formulate a plan for your invention idea:
F – Further Research on Your Invention
G – Getting a Plan for Your Invention
I addressed a bit about marketing channels for inventions and how to assess them for your invention. The next three posts addressed prototypes:
H – How to Get Prototypes Done
I – Initial Prototypes, What to Expect
J – Just Get Started with Your Product
The next set of posts addressed how to examine and consider options around patents for your product:
K – Keep Researching and Developing Your Knowledge
L – Let’s Do Patent Research
M – More about Patents
N – Next Steps – What to do Now?
O – Okay, What is My Patent Strategy?
Next, I spent some time looking at licensing as a path forward for your invention:
P – Principles of Licensing
Q – Question: How do you License Your Product?
R – Rep Your Product to Manufacturers
Then, it I considered steps you should take if you wish to manufacture your product and build s a business around it:
S – Strategies for Manufacturing Your Product Overseas
T – Three Partners in Your Overseas Manufacturing Team
U – Understanding and Planning Importing Logistics
I finished with some miscellaneous topics (skipped X):
V – Value Proposition: is this Product Worth Developing?
W – Website – Do I Need a Website?
Y – You Really Want to be an Inventor?
This completes the A to Z series of blog posts. Starting with the next post, I’ll address 5 (overlooked) keys to inventing success:
B – Balance Risk Versus Opportunity
You’ll have to stay tuned to discover what the R-I-C-K topics are.