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The 2007 National Export Strategy
This article quickly and clearly helps inventors and entrepreneurs understand the overall patent process and some of its pitfalls. (US patents are good only in the US, for example, not other countries.) If you're inventing or working with visionary technology, be sure to read this article before telling the world about your achievement.
An updated design for your product may be the key to beefing up sales. Business 2.0 provides success stories focusing on new ergonomic designs, including Listerine, Solo Cup, and Gatorade.
Before attempting to obtain a patent, entrepreneurs can use this ten-point checklist to determine if the benefits of protecting an invention outweigh the costs of prosecuting and protecting it under a patent.
Customers may be motivated to purchase a product or service just by reading a price list.
This tool will help you avoid typical pricing constraints of market-set ceiling and floor prices by adding value so that price is not the only consideration by customers.
This tool will help entrepreneurs evaluate the many pricing policies available that can help attain pricing goals.
This article describes a process to conduct primary market research, such as gathering information and data from customers, suppliers, vendors, as well as your own employees.
This link is itself a collection of useful links offering a wealth of information about managing products and services.
Knowing where your products or services are in their life cycle will help you make refinements or adjustments to align them with your business strategy.
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