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This article quickly and clearly helps inventors and entrepreneurs understand the overall patent process and some of its pitfalls. (US patents are good only in the US, for example, not other countries.) If you're inventing or working with visionary technology, be sure to read this article before telling the world about your achievement.
An updated design for your product may be the key to beefing up sales. Business 2.0 provides success stories focusing on new ergonomic designs, including Listerine, Solo Cup, and Gatorade.
Before attempting to obtain a patent, entrepreneurs can use this ten-point checklist to determine if the benefits of protecting an invention outweigh the costs of prosecuting and protecting it under a patent.
With recent changes in consumer shopping habits, many companies are adopting sales and marketing strategies that reflect a more personalized approach to servicing their customers. This tool focuses on personalization and on ways you can gear your business to provide products and services individualized to your customersand#39; tastes and needs.
Customers may be motivated to purchase a product or service just by reading a price list.
To be able to charge more than the competition, you have to clearly differentiate yourself from them and build value in the mind of the consumer to justify the difference.
This tool will help you avoid typical pricing constraints of market-set ceiling and floor prices by adding value so that price is not the only consideration by customers.
This tool will help entrepreneurs evaluate the many pricing policies available that can help attain pricing goals.
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