Selling Your Products
Want to sell your products? Our startup guide will provide you with a clear roadmap to success. Available with or without our award-winning business plan software, the Selling Your Products Startup Guide will put you on the fast track to small business success!
About this startup guide
Got a great idea for a new product? Have an existing product you think is a winner? Turn it into a moneymaking business! Our guide is the place to start. It guides you step-by-step you through getting your product or idea into the marketplace — without losing your shirt!
You'll learn what every entrepreneur needs to know about developing a prototype for market testing, creating a step-by-step product-to-market strategy, finding financial help and more. You'll also get proven tips and guidance for selling your products in nine different markets — from fairs and home shopping networks to the Internet.
With more funding, licensing, and outsourcing options available, it's easier and cheaper than ever to get your product on the shelves. So why wait? Whether you're an experienced inventor who wants to sell more of your creations, or an eager entrepreneur with a million-dollar idea, this guide will put you on the fast track to financial success. Order yours today.
Excerpt from this guide
I've worked with inventors for over 20 years, and most of the successful ones have created and developed their products on their own and love being independent. “Being my own boss” is the answer I usually get when I ask them what they like best about being an inventor. Indeed, the independent “eccentric” inventor—embodied by everyone from Thomas Edison to Doc Brown in the “Back to the Future” movies—has been lionized in American culture, and it’s an image that has strong attraction today for most inventors. But in fact, successful inventors are not Lone Rangers—which, for inexperienced inventors, should be regarded as a good thing. I’ve talked to interviewing more than a hundred successful inventors over the last five years, and we found that they frequently don’t have a lot of business management experience, don’t have any more money than the average person, and typically have never tried to introduce a product before. The key moment in their invention process has been when they recognized their shortcomings and sought help from other people. That help is exactly what they need to succeed, and it can come in hundreds of forms, such as these:
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