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March 20, 2015

Don’t Rush Your Invention

Ensuring that your invention is going to be the best it can possibly be requires time. Do not rush the process as each step is pivotal in the overall success of your invention. A forced invention is more likely going to be a failure. Why? Forced inventions often fail to consider all aspects and factors of the market and its presence within that market. Presumably, you likely have a full time job that demands much of your time. In addition to work, you also have a life that requires spending quality time with family, friends, pursuing hobbies and dreams. Because […]
March 20, 2015

What is Rapid Prototyping?

Rapid prototyping is the process that is used to generate an exact replica of your invention or concept prior to getting your idea manufactured or even designed. There are several reasons why rapid prototyping is beneficial but, the main reason is to save you money. Yes, that’s right. Rapid prototyping can save you money! Although rapid prototyping does incur some costs, the amount of money that you would save in the long run will be more than worth it. Imagine going ahead with the manufacturing process without a prototype only to discover that when you receive your first shipment, there […]
March 3, 2015

Choosing the Right Business Name

A very important part of setting up a new business is to actually come up with your business name. Believe it or not, choosing a business name can be very difficult. Not only do you need to find a name that is memorable, you also need to find a name that is not already registered by another company. Your business name can have a positive or negative branding so be sure to choose wisely and don’t rush into registering a name you are not 100% happy with. As coming up with a business name can be time consuming, I have […]
March 3, 2015

7 Steps to Product Development

Developing and introducing a new product to the market can be scary, risky, demanding and can take you months, even years if not done correctly. So you have come up with a brilliant idea but have no idea how to get this to market. I have listed a few steps that will spread some light on the path you are about to follow. Don’t let it overwhelm you, in the right management hands this process can be quicker and cheaper than you think. Here are 7 steps to Product Development to ensure your success: Step 1 – Market Research Out […]
March 3, 2015

Do I Need to Create a Prototype of My Invention?

If you are serious about going further with an idea, get it designed and get a prototype made. There are many options for prototype design. You can either go through a design or prototype company, which can be a costly exercise. There are also several options that allow you to create a design and prototype yourself, which are more cost effective in the early stages of the invention process. Simply start by creating some sketches and get to work trying to create a prototype. Obviously, your sketches and prototype are going to be very rough. Regardless, it is a step […]
March 3, 2015

So you want to be an Inventor?

So, you think you have a great invention that one day might make you millions? Or maybe you’re in the process of trying to think of that great idea? Being an inventor isn’t as easy as it sounds. I like encouraging people to use their imagination to one day possibly, just possibly, come up with that one idea that will change their life. How do I become an Inventor? Being an inventor, however, is not just about sitting down and forcing your brain to come up with ideas. It also doesn’t mean that you need to compare your ideas to […]
March 3, 2015

Should I Patent My Invention?

I have often been asked, “Should I patent my invention?” Of course! It is always the safest way to protect your invention from people stealing it; yes, unfortunately this happens. Some inventors choose not to patent straight away. This may be considered foolish by experts and patent attorneys, but not everyone can afford to pay for patents on every idea they have. Later topics will touch further on patents and what you need to know and do. At this stage, however, understanding that you don’t need a patent immediately is crucial in staying positive about not having to spend all […]
December 25, 2014

Protect your invention ideas without a patent

You might be thinking, “How do I make my idea a reality without sharing it with others?” At some point, you will need to share your ideas with designers, manufacturers, distributors and marketing experts. The most common way of protecting your idea is, of course, to obtain a patent. This process, however, can be costly, not to mention time consuming as they can potentially take years to be approved. There are other cost effective strategies that you can use to protect your idea from being stolen. Agreements There are a few legal tools to help protect your idea. These tools […]
December 16, 2013

Protect your invention ideas without a patent

You might be thinking, how do I make my idea a reality without sharing it with others. At some point you will need to share your ideas with designers, manufacturers, distributors and marketing experts. The most common way of protecting your idea is of course to get a patent. This process can however be costly, and patents can potentially take years to be approved. There are however, other cost effective strategies you can use to protect your idea from being stolen.
June 30, 2013

Australian Inventors

Invention Steps helps Australian Inventors by taking their ideas and turning them into products. Ask us how we can help  you with our professional services. So you live in Australia and have no idea what to do with an idea that you have had knocking around for a while. Why not try and investigate how to progress with taking the idea and turning it into a product you can sell. Typically if you have no idea what to do it can be a hard and time consuming process, but after reading this blog you will get more of an understanding […]