23rd
APR

Creating a prototype design for your new invention

An important step in the invention process is the creation and testing of a prototype. It is not only a useful tool in the marketing and licensing of your new invention but also can help you, as the inventor, to know if your idea really works. Whether put together from objects found around your home, manufactured by a third party, or even a created as a 3D printed model, many industry professionals consider an invention prototype an essential part of moving your idea to the next level. Read More >>

16th
APR

Pitch an Idea or New ProductYou have decided to pitch your idea or new product to a company. Are you feeling confident and energized by this prospect? Or are you nervous and unsure how to even begin? If you fit into the latter category, don’t despair. There are a number of inventors who feel the same way as you. Below we share some tips that show how to pitch an idea to a company. Read More >>

25th
JUL

What are three traits Kevin Harrington thinks a successful inventor should have? Watch to find out!

Want to see more? Check out all new exclusive video interview questions with Kevin to be released Wednesday mornings on the InventHelp facebook page. Don’t miss out!

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30th
MAY

Hang With A Shark: Kevin Harrington

We are excited to present you with an opportunity to pitch your product idea LIVE to former Investor Shark and InventHelp’s new company spokesperson, Kevin Harrington, and have your product featured on www.HangWithAShark.com. One participant each week will win a special prize and have their questions answered by Kevin Harrington himself. Hang With A Shark is a way to expose your product and yourself to thousands of people. Read More >>

19th
MAR

Posted by Nicole Lininger | Filed under Invention Marketing


During World War II, the Japanese were taking control of rubber producing nations, hindering US production of boots, gas masks, aircraft parts, tires, and other rubber products. James Wright, a General Electric engineer, tried to solve this problem by combing silicone oil with boric acid. Read More >>

24th
JAN

Companies see Walmart as the holy grail of retailers because of its vast size. One product that is sold in Walmart can mean the difference between prospering and going out of business. Walmart is built on low cost and efficiency, meaning that even if a company manages to get its product in Walmart, it has to keep its costs incredibly low or face termination of its contract. Read More >>

16th
SEP

The InventHelp/INPEX New Product Showcase at the Electronic Retailing Association’s Direct-to-Consumer Convention (ERA D2C) gave inventors the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of professionals in the direct response industry. Read More >>

12th
AUG

July 2011 Electronic Retailer Magazine

InventHelp’s Invention Girl is pleased to announce that InventHelp and the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) are teaming up again to present the InventHelp-INPEX New Product Showcase at ERA’s annual convention, the ERA D2C Show! This year’s convention will be held September 13-15 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the New Product Showcase will take place in the hotel’s Learning Lounge September 14 & 15.

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14th
FEB

InventHelp’s Invention Girl is writing this post from Toy Fair 2011! I’m here with InventHelp & Intromark at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Toy Fair is the largest international toy trade show where new and unique products in the children’s entertainment marketplace are exhibited. Read More >>

6th
OCT

InventHelp’s Invention Girl has returned home from a busy trip to Las Vegas. I had a great time attending the second InventHelp-INPEX New Product Showcase that was part of the larger Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) D2C Convention. Both events took place at the beautiful Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, NV from September 21-23.

During the New Product Showcase, inventors had the chance to present their products directly to marketers for a two-minute "pitch session," with the top five products being featured in a "Pitch by the Pros." Inventors were also given the chance to present their idea to cameras from the Discovery Channel’s hit show "Pitchmen" with Anthony Sullivan, to compete for a $2,000 cash prize as well as the title of "Inventor of the Year."

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