Making the Next Big Idea Fly

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You’ve got it.

You have come up with a new communication device that is going to make the wrist band mobile device obsolete. It’s compact, it’s trendy, and everyone is going to need one as soon as it hits the scene. You know that your concept will be the next big thing in an age when everyone wants to stay connected. Now it’s simply a matter of making it happen.

Get the Patent

Don’t make the mistake of letting anyone steal your idea. Whether you have colleagues that are not on the up and up or great minds think alike, there is liable to be someone out there who is going to get a jump on your invention if you don’t prepare yourself. Apply for a patent. It will be worth the time and money to have the peace of mind that comes with sole ownership. If you’re headed for the big time, you want to get all the credit.

Apply for a Loan or Grant Money

You’re going to need the funds to start development and manufacturing. You can apply for grants through the government, philanthropists, and nonprofit organizations. Otherwise, head to the bank and put your game face on. You’ll need money as you get the materials and hire engineers to help you make your dream a reality.

The Ball will Start Rolling

Once you have the design down, you’ll be ready to jump into business. You’re going to need to advertise. The best way to reach the masses today is through the Internet. You need a top notch website that will draw consumers to your site. Take advantage of those who are in the know to help you create a great website that uses SEO strategies to ensure you have optimal web traffic. Remember that the Internet will allow you to stretch your boundaries, expanding your business prospects across the globe.

Set Up Your Online Store

In addition to having a website, you want people to be able to shop online. A merchant shopping cart makes sales easily. Anyone with a mobile device will have access to your product, day and night. Whether you have a brick and mortar establishment or simply opt for online sales, be sure to tap into the power of the web to really make your business take flight.

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Damian Davila

Ideas and concepts from Damian Davila, Ecuatoriano thriving in Hawaii. Pro marketer and blogger. Find him at @idaconcpts on Twitter.