Category: The Kitchen Sink

  • Delay Means Disaster Overcoming Challenges in Inventing

    Delay Means Disaster Overcoming Challenges in Inventing

    To American inventors, inventing can be seen as an adventure, a dream, and a huge challenge. It’s often all of these. Getting a product into the marketplace is a grand accomplishment and should carry a great sense of pride because there are many obstacles to overcome. Avoiding Delays One of the biggest obstacles that will…

  • Tax Research & Development (R&D) Credit

    Tax Research & Development (R&D) Credit

    Discover the R&D Tax Credit for Inventors   Every inventor I talked with over the last couple of weeks had no idea that an R&D tax credit might apply to them. “Are you kidding me??” is the most common response. Many inventors are wondering why their accountants didn’t even know about this valuable tax benefit!…

  • The Challenges of Filling Orders

    The Challenges of Filling Orders

    After getting a patent filed, prototypes done, paying for manufacturing, and the crazy cost of marketing, now you have to deal with the fulfillment! For inventors who go into production, fulfillment can be daunting. Learn different options on how to successfully deal with fulfillment from other inventors.

  • Inventor Info – Made in the USA

    Inventor Info – Made in the USA

    Most Americans prefer to buy ‘Made in America,’ and most inventors would rather manufacture in America. Unfortunately, this is not always an option due to cost. The American consumer dictates manufacturing locations based on price. Learn about the factors influencing manufacturing decisions and how some inventors navigate these challenges.

  • ASD Marketweek 2024 – Best Show Yet!

    ASD Marketweek 2024 – Best Show Yet!

    **Excerpt:** “ASD Market Week March 2024 was the best Business to Business professional tradeshow we have ever attended. The show staff were wonderful to work with before, during, and after the show. Our booth saw a lot of traffic every day of the conference. For the first time, we had inventors who actually took multiple…

  • Inventor News  APRIL 24- Professional Tradeshows / WARNINGS

    Inventor News APRIL 24- Professional Tradeshows / WARNINGS

    Professional tradeshows aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. While there are benefits to attending, potential attendees should approach these events with a critical eye. For instance, it’s important to be wary of tradeshows that have an inventor section run by a nonprofit organization that claims to represent the interests of independent inventors. More often…

  • Listen to Invent America!

    Listen to Invent America!

    Hi Everyone, Wanted to invite you to Listen to Invent America! Invent America is part of the HomeTalk USA radio show.  It has been syndicated across America for 24 years.  Adding the Invent America segment last October was our way of providing good, honest information to American inventors.  Now that we have 6 months of…

  •  Fantasyland Versus Reality

     Fantasyland Versus Reality

  • Why Is Joining a Group so Important

    Why Is Joining a Group so Important

    Why Is Joining a Group so Important I’ve been adding on a caveat to all my videos lately about the virtual meetings that are available for everyone to attend.  You may be wondering why I take the time to mention this every video- Because there’s immense value in attending meetings that allow you to converse…

  • When to Use an NDA and when is it Overkill

    When to Use an NDA and when is it Overkill

      When to Use an NDA and when is it Overkill When do you need to use an NDA?  Well first off, an NDA is a non-disclosure agreement.  It means that anyone you speak with about your invention is legally bound to keep it to themselves.  You will need to have a template available to…

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