How Gissel built a business that brought her family off the streets and into school

How Gissel built a business that brought her family off the streets and into school

A little over a decade ago, Gissel and her husband fell on hard times. Employment was scarce and they ran out of funds to finish their home. They slept many nights under cardboard next to their two young children. Gissel heard about a program offering group loans for women in their village and she enrolled immediately. With the help of Esperanza International, Gissel started a business and has grown her…

5 Mistakes Inventors Make When Trying To Sell Their Ideas

5 Mistakes Inventors Make When Trying To Sell Their Ideas

1. They do not go after the big money or after a category of products that sell everyday. If you have an obscure product idea or an idea that sells to a small group of people, it’s not going to produce a good income. It needs to be marketable. 2. They quit too soon Quitting after a few companies saying no. If a company rejects your ideas, ask them why.…

What’s the best way to protect my idea?

What’s the best way to protect my idea?

First of all we all know it’s important to protect our ideas while we are in the process of trying to bring them to market.  You don’t want to be too paranoid and be overly protective, just like anything else you have to use some common sense.  I’ve spoken to some inventors who refuse to disclose anything about their ideas.  That’s a sure fire way to not ever profit or…