Inventions and other News by Dane Scarborough

launch your Invention IDEA for under $100

launch your Invention IDEA for under $100

So many people have a EUREKA moment and think “Holy Sh**! I have the next million dollar idea!” Then they quickly research the process of inventing and become overwhelmed at all the ways they *might* need to spend money to make it to market. Unfortunately, this fear stops many people dead in their tracks. 

Don’t you be one of them! If you truly believe you have a great idea, you owe it to yourself to take the first (low cost) steps to find out.  I’m going to walk you through the basics so you have a clear understanding of what to do, and when to do it, and the beauty is, your out of pocket costs will likely be under $100 dollars. 

5 Easy Ways to Prototype your IDEA

5 Easy Ways to Prototype your IDEA

One of the first steps to making money from your product/idea is to make sure it works, and you prove your idea works by creating a prototype. In the business world, it's called "proof of concept".  A "proof of concept" prototype is different than a production model prototype. Proof of concept prototypes are usually simple and somewhat crude. It's important not to skip this step. Why? Because it will show you where you need to tweak your design and reveal aspects of your idea you might have not considered. 

What do you want to build today...? Starting a new project, a building project to be precise, is exciting!

What do you want to build today...? Starting a new project, a building project to be precise, is exciting!

Starting a new project, a building project to be precise, is exciting! Figuring out your materials list, and using 10% of your budget for new toys (tools) is one of my favorite parts. Another is the smell of fresh cut lumber, and you know why, because there's something primal about building. Working with your hands to manifest  something in the real world, from something you've only imagined in your mind. It's a guys way of giving birth, in a way.