19
May

Is It Possible Someone Has The Same Invention Idea As You?

Consider this post from a disgruntled Inventor he sent to a invention company that prompted me to write the article below. “You claim you don’t steal people’s ideas? I did research my idea and it had NEVER been done before I submitted it to you lying thieves! No sooner did my...
23
Mar

Utilizing Magnets, Velcro and Suction Cups in Your Invention/Product

Wanted to make a couple of points about the use of magnets, Velcro and suction cups in your ideas. As a rule, magnet’s run the cost of goods up. And I know your first comment will be how can they be expensive, I see them in all sorts of products. It all comes down to the product,...
23
Feb

Inventors, Here Are Reasons Why Your Invention Got Rejected

Many Inventors trying to bring their product ideas to market are totally crushed by rejection. So, I thought I would provide a list of some of the reasons you could have gotten rejected. It does not cover every reason you could get rejected, but hopefully it will give you...
18
Oct

The Good and Bad of PPAs

PPA’s can be a great tool when used properly, but in a large number of cases the Inventor does not get the full use of the PPA. Why? Because a large majority of Inventors rush to file a PPA without looking at the biggest disadvantage a PPA has, which is time. You have 12 months...
06
Aug

Getting FREE Publicity for Your Invention/Product

Excerpt from the Ebook “Common Sense Inventing” All to often I get contacted by Inventors that are paying a Public Relations firm, Media Specialist or some other company to try and generate buzz about their product to get it noticed. The problem is a number of these companies use...
19
Jun

Big Companies Aren’t Always the Best

Big Companies Aren’t Always the Best Everyone wants the big sale. You know the one, the one that is going to make you mega bucks so you can retire to an island somewhere and never have another care in the world. So, to hopefully achieve that goal you want to submit your idea to...
09
Jun

Is getting your invention licensed just dumb luck?

Some days I would have to say “Yes” to the question above. It is just dumb luck sometimes. If you think about it a lot has to do with luck, timing, being in the right place at the right time. Of course you hope it is really about you having a great idea or product, but that is...
10
May

Having A Patent Does Not Mean Success

There is a huge misunderstanding when it comes to having a patent. Inventors think once they get that piece of paper companies will be beating down their door wanting their product. It does not work that way. Talk to most people that get a patent and the first calls or emails...
20
Jan

The Positive Side of Rejection of Your Inventions

Raise your hand if you like rejection. I didn’t think so. Most people try to avoid rejection in their daily lives at all costs. If you decide to follow the path of an Inventor you better get some really thick skin because you will get your fair share and probably someone else’s...
19
Jan

Are Inventor Forums Valuable Or A Waste Of Time?

If at all possible look around on the internet and join an inventing forum. There are plenty of free forums out there just find a couple and join. You don’t have to post anything just join and look through the topics to see if they make sense to you. Is the forum full of helpful...