Inventing Fundamentals, Part 1: The Building Blocks

Inventing Fundamentals, Part 1: The Building Blocks

So you’ve decided it’s time to start working on your invention. Maybe you have an idea already in mind, maybe you’re hoping inspiration will strike while you’re working. Either way, before you can build a working model, you need to start with the fundamentals. Here are the building blocks to any great invention. (These are …

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When Should I Promote My Product on Social Media?

When Should I Promote My Product on Social Media?

For inventors, traditional advertising isn’t always the best option. Commercials are expensive to produce and you buy time for them to run on the air. While you could film and edit them yourself, a subpar commercial will often make your product look terrible. This is why many inventors are turning to social media to promote …

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How (and Why) to Improve Your Sketches

How (and Why) to Improve Your Sketches

Inventors have a large toolbox filled with different skills and talents, and sketching should be somewhere in the mix. Making quality sketches is a talent, and it’s a talent that all inventors should work on. If the rough drafts of your new product or idea don’t impress, it’s that much harder to get funding or …

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The Best Apps for Sketching

The Best Apps for Sketching

Most of the time, if you want to sketch, you just grab a sheet of paper and a pencil and go to town. But for scientific projects and digital artists, you might need something a bit more electronic. These are our picks for the best ways to draw on your PC or tablet. AUTODESK SKETCHBOOK …

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How to Find the Right Invention Company for You

How to Find the Right Invention Company for You

Just as one does not simply walk into Mordor, one does not simply choose the first product development company they find. It is folly! OK, all jokes aside, it’s extremely important to choose your product development company with great care. Because, sadly, not all invention companies are created equal. When people think of working with …

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How to Pitch Your Product

How to Pitch Your Product

Picture this: it’s that pivotal moment when a friend is asking you to describe one of your favorite interests. It could be your favorite television show, movie, book, etc.- but we all know that moment of pure excitement. You love it so much, you’re so excited your friend is expressing interest, you really want them …

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Copyright, Patent, and Trademark: What’s the Difference?

Copyright, Patent, and Trademark: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever used the terms patent, copyright, and trademark interchangeably, you’re not alone. The difference between the three can sometimes feel negligible at best. Instead of mistaking definitions, however, here’s a brief overview of each term and how they apply to the confusing world of intellectual property. NOTE: While this is a general guide …

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Our Heartfelt Promise to People with Ideas

Our Heartfelt Promise to People with Ideas

You work on your idea day in and day out. You come up with new ways to make it better, more practical, and all around more desirable. You think to yourself, “Wow, this could change the world”. You’re a passionate individual who has spent hours thinking about how you can go about turning your dreams …

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Inventing a New Way to Invent

Inventing a New Way to Invent

One of the biggest challenges an inventor has is understanding how to make their ideas resonate. We can always come up with ideas, but we struggle to tell the story of how they will be useful and why they will matter to people. Throughout countless years of trial and error, Davison has turned inventing into …

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Thursday Thoughts from Great Inventors & Innovators

Thursday Thoughts from Great Inventors & Innovators

All inventors and innovators share two key characteristics – creativity and persistence.  In order to better understand others and ourselves as inventors, we must take a closer look at what these things really mean. Creativity – the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. Persistence – firm …

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