All Posts by Melinda Martin

About the Author

Melinda is a blogger, graphic designer, and stay-at-home mom living in Palestine, Texas.

Apr 19

Idea vs Invention

By Melinda Martin | Intellectual Property

Idea vs Invention: A while back, we met with a creative, energetic young man who was passionate about an idea that he had for a safety device that could prevent children from drowning. During our consultation, I could tell that he had given a lot of thought to what his invention did in terms of […]

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Apr 15

Advice for Inventors

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

Advice for Inventors This is an excerpt from an email from a consumer-product designer, who is also a repeat customer of AON Invent. His testimonial offers some great advice for other inventors… “As an inventor myself, I have the advantage of being able to design and engineer my own innovations. That is a big help […]

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Apr 11

Invention Rules For Your Consideration

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

Two Invention Rules Rules were made to be broken, right?  Read on and see if you feel like breaking or keeping these two invention rules. How does one make the inventing process easier? Why does one invent? Wherein does the benefit of the invention lie? Invention is not some magical gift imparted to a few […]

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Apr 10

How to Market Your Invention

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

Are you an inventor who is trying to figure out how to market your invention?  In previous posts, we have covered the expense of taking a product to market: design, engineering, prototyping, testing, tooling, manufacturing, warehousing, branding, advertising, and marketing and distribution.  If that doesn’t overwhelm us would-be inventors enough, let’s consider the fact that […]

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