We are excited to announce "The Smart Phone Scarf" is getting smarter! We're going to college!! Emerson Street Clothing Company has licensed our patented phone scarf and is putting your favorite college team's logo on it. We are thrilled to join forces with ESC because of their strong reputation for integrity, quality, factory compliance, flexibility and creative fashionable missy fit products. No … Continue reading Peepsnake goes to College… with a Licensing Deal!
After 13 years as a stay-at-home mom, I successfully launched a SIMPLE IDEA into a NEW PRODUCT. The boxes are arriving from the manufacturer, the website is being launched, and the online shop is open for business in a few days. WooHoo! This is really exciting!!...The things I have learned...From learning to even turn on … Continue reading Peepsnake Has Arrived!
“Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.” That day I met with my 3rd manufacturer, a story that began a year before. It was the 9th American one I spoke with over the phone—the others: “We’re too busy.” “We don’t work with your fabric.” “We don’t have enough … Continue reading A Manufacturing Story: Perseverance and Patience
For 13 years now, I have been out of the ‘corporate’ working world. In fact, when I left my lead graphic designer job in January 1999, the Internet was just starting to ‘catch on.’ I had to learn about all things cyber in-between diaper changes. After 1, then 2, then 3 babies, I had gotten … Continue reading How to Think in a Straight Line
The Lesson Learned in my previous post was– Don’t tell anyone about your idea while you work it out, but if you must for some reason, have him or her sign a NDA (Non Disclosure Agreement). This was good advice I received from the very beginning from a friend who is a patent agent. Lesson … Continue reading How to Find a Better NDA
Everybody's doing it. Blogging that is, right? After a number of friends inquired about how I jumped on the product development path, I decided a blog would be a good platform to share what I have learned with the ladies (and gents) seeking this information… and honestly, since I’m bootstrapping my start-up company, one of … Continue reading An Inventor’s Blog