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[1 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
How to avoid legal boo boo’s

In case you haven't noticed yet, I am all about helping you avoid the legal boo boo's that I made (and there were TONS) while starting and running my first business…….OY were there tons.  I made every mistake under the sun when it came to legal docs, working with investors, and protecting my own personal interests and not only those of the company. There is no reason for you to repeat any of the mistakes I made!  I asked my friend Linda Wang to chat with me about ways you …

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[29 Nov 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
Pushy PR?

Dear Sarah,
If you've had a placement in a magazine, how long should you wait until you approach the magazine again?  Should you continue to pitch them as long as you have noteworthy news or product updates?
Thanks in advance,
Erika Deady-Wohlers    Tutu Pour Mon Deux
I say the squeaky wheel gets the grease. I’d never stop contacting the media if you have new products or some fabulous news about your company.   But, that said, fabulous news can vary so it also depends on which media outlets you are contacting with certain news items. If …

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[20 Jul 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Is a patent really worth it?

Have you ever had some incredible idea and wondered if you should patent it?  Most people have at some point in their life.  Have you ever seen a bronze plaque of a patent on someones wall and thought it was cool?  I know I have! But the real deal is a plain piece of paper with your patent info…….not a plaque.  Boo Hoo!
I have a design patent and let me tell you – it isn’t all roses all the time.  Yes, I was very fortunate for the first few years …

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[9 Feb 2010 | 12 Comments | ]
How to Find a Manufacturer

Struggling to find a manufacturer and bring your idea to life?  Trying to figure this out on your own can be a frustrating process…..and you are not alone.  Thanks to the amazing Entreprenette Experts, here are 44 tips on how to find a manufacturer.  Be sure to have a pen and paper ready because there are awesome resources in here.
1. Leverage B2B resources
How To Find A Manufacturer?
The best way to find a good manufacturer is to leverage the online B2B and Supply chain systems. We recommend setting up accounts …

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[29 Oct 2009 | No Comment | ]
How Do I Get To The Decision Maker?

Hello Sarah
My name is Budd Shamroth and I invented the Drain Mate. This all in one kitchen product is awesome, so I’m told. My product is ( 3 ) products in one and solves a HUGE problem in any style kitchen. Please go to www.drainmatedishrack.com to check it out.  My question is how do I get to the decision maker in large corp. To give me 15 minutes of there time so I can pitch my product. I am very persistent!!. Drain mate can be used in Boats, campers, RV’s …

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