Monthly Archives: July 2014

A Template for Screening Invention-Marketing Companies

In the previous blog – Why Most Inventors Fail – Invention Marketing Companies, I described some ways to separate good resources that assist inventors from predators that bilk limited resources but provide little or nothing of tangible value. This post … Continue reading

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Why Most Inventors Fail – Invention Marketing Companies

In the previous blog – Why Most Inventors Fail – Inventor Greed Kills the Deal, I discussed that all too often a promising licensing deal founders because of inventor greed: insisting on higher royalties than those being offered without attempting … Continue reading

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Why Most Inventors Fail – Inventor Greed Kills the Deal

In the previous blog – Why Most Inventors Fail – Too Many Idea, Too Little Focus, I discussed both the strengths and weaknesses of creative thinkers. Inventors are great at generating large numbers of ideas (a strength) but weak at … Continue reading

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Why Most Inventors Fail – Too Many Ideas, Too Little Focus

Less than 5% of all patent holders profit from their inventions. Most inventors fail – where they could have been successful – were it not for some key blunders or missteps. In the next several blogs, I am going to … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for QVC

How to Prepare for QVC In the previous blog post – Your Product on QVC? – described 5 key elements to consider whether or not your product is a fit to be on QVC. In this follow up post – … Continue reading

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Your Product on QVC?

Almost every inventor dreams of some day taking their product on air at QVC. They envision themselves on national television standing next to a QVC host presenting their product to millions of QVC viewers, some of who are anxious to … Continue reading

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5 Overlooked Keys to Inventing Success: K – Keep Going, Persist for Success

In the previous blog – C – Creative Financing – I mentioned the value of incremental financing and networking as creative ways to finance otherwise unaffordable things. Today’s post is the final topic in this series – K – Keep … Continue reading

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