As featured on The Today Show The definitive guide for aspiring product entrepreneurs a packed with important new resources Written specifically for people seeking to turn their ideas into marketable products, this new edition of The Mom Inventors Handbook takes you step by step through the process, covering the latest, most innovative ways to create, fund, manufacture, and successfully sell products on a wide scale. A great deal has changed since the original publication in 2005. This edition covers everything novice entrepreneurs need to succeed in todayas business landscape. New materials include: Detailed steps on prototyping, manufacturing, and safety Updated information on patents and trademarks New chapter covering crowdfunding, microloans, peer-to-peer loans, SBA loans, and angel investors New chapter on creative, alternative sales channels, including Groupon, Living Social, QVC Sprouts, Zulily In-depth coverage of video marketing and DIY Public Relations Simple steps for licensing qI am asked every day for advice about how to get products onto the shelves of our clubs. The answer to this question is in your hands.q -- from the foreword by Julie Martin-Allen, Senior Director of Showcase Events, Sam's Club qWe could not have done this without The Mom Inventors Handbook . . . our 'business bible.'q -- Lisa Hoskins-Holmes and Karen Wildman, creators of The Bheestie Bag qI'm not a mom--or a woman--but I used The Mom Inventors Handbook to bring my [product] to market, and it won Best New Product awards at our first two national tradeshows!q -- Tony Deitch, creator of Sasquatch! Pet Beds qI used The Mom Inventors Handbook at the beginning of my journey. My product was selected as one of the winning products on the TV Show Shark Tank and is now distributed internationally.q -- Tiffany Krumins, creator of Ava the Elephant qWhen I had the idea for Carry-Her Doll Carriers and found The Mom Inventors Handbook, I couldn't put it down! Iam on track to sell 85, 000 units this year with my new placements in Toys qRq Us, FAO Schwartz, and Walmart!q -- Roberta Wagner, creator of Carry-Her Doll CarriersWe quickly realized that almost everyone has either gotten her cell phone wet or knows someone who has. ... from this research, and highly relevant to their producta#39;s success, is the relatively high cost to replace new electronic products.
|Title||:||The Mom Inventors Handbook, How to Turn Your Great Idea into the Next Big Thing, Revised and Expanded 2nd Ed|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2014-04-11|