Invent It, Sell It, Bank It! By Lori Greiner
Book/Novel Author: Lori Greiner
Book/Novel Title: Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!
**NATIONAL BESTSELLER** **From one of the stars of ABCs *Shark Tank* and QVCs *Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner *comes a hands-on, nuts-and-bolts guide to getting a new product or company off the ground and making it a success.**
*Turn your idea into a reality.*
*Become your own boss.*
*Make your first million.*
*Achieve financial freedom.*
*Lori Greiner shows you how.*
*Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!* is a hands-on, nuts-and-bolts guide to getting a new product or company off the ground and making it profitable. Sharing her own secret formula and personal stories along the way, Lori provides vital information and advice on topics that can often intimidate, frustrate, and stump aspiring entrepreneurs.
Offering behind-the-scenes insights into her experiences on ABCs *Shark Tank* and QVC-TVs *Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner,* as well as valuable lessons learned from the mistakes and triumphs of her early career, Lori proves that, with hard work and the right idea, anyone can turn themselves into the next overnight success.
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** Market research:** Is your idea a hero or a zero? Dont be so fixated on the end result that you forget to make something that people actually want to buy.
** Product design:** I have an idea, now whats next? From concept to prototype to final product: How do I make it and where do I start?
** Funding:** Although loans, investments, and crowd-sourcing are great ways to access cash, first tap into your own resources as wisely as possible.
** Manufacturing:** Seeing your final product roll off the assembly line is a magical moment, but there are things to watch out for so you get there in a cost-effective way.
** Protecting your idea:** To patent or not to patent, and other things you can do to safeguard your idea.
** The secrets to selling successfully:** You got the product made, now learn how to get people to buy it! **
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Greiners obsession with an idea for an earring organizer launched her into a long career as inventor and entrepreneur. With no background or education in business and none of the advantages of the Internet age, she now has more than 400 inventions to her credit, 15 years on QVCs Clever & Unique Creations, and her notoriety as the warm-blood shark on Shark Tank. Greiner has much to share with aspiring inventors. From her own early efforts, both failures and successes, she shares what shes learned along the way from concept to market shelf, including designing, patenting, manufacturing, pricing, and marketing. Greiner includes step-by-step instructions and checklists to identify the basic elementsusefulness, uniqueness, safety, well-priced, desirable, and easily demonstratedof promising inventions. She includes advice on how to use social media and online surveys to do market research and the pros and cons of getting financing through friends, family, banks, crowd funding, or venture capitalists. Most fascinating are her behind-the-scenes looks at QVC and Shark Tank as she recalls the ups and downs of pitching ideas. –Vanessa Bush
I am used to dealing with Mavericks and Lori fits the bill! Lori Greiners insightful and practical book, *Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!* should be on the required reading list for anyone who wants to take an idea and turn it into a real business. **Mark Cuban**
While most people write a book to make money, its evident in reading *Invent It, Sell It, Bank It!* that Loris goal is to share her secrets with the reader, and make them money. **Mark Burnett
Inventors, look no furtherLori Greiners book has it all. Its fast, its fun to read, and its packed with all the information you need to turn your big idea into a huge success. ** *New York Times* bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO, Vaynermedia**