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Welcome to a podcast for inventors and innovators where each Monday we interview successful inventors and ask them the questions you want to know. You'll learn the tools, tips, and tactics expert inventors use to achieve success - so you can get your invention out of the tank and into the bank!

Location:

United States

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Welcome to a podcast for inventors and innovators where each Monday we interview successful inventors and ask them the questions you want to know. You'll learn the tools, tips, and tactics expert inventors use to achieve success - so you can get your invention out of the tank and into the bank!

Twitter:

@AlanInvents

Language:

English

Contact:

9729891002


Episodes
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#400 - Busy mom of 4 invents Clasp Magic for bracelets - Alison Brett

4/22/2024
Alan interviews Alison Brett. Alison Brett grew up in Ontario. She graduated from Queens University then began teaching children in Singapore and later Zurich. The busy mom of 4 now sells her invention, the Clasp Magic, globally. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.claspmagic.com

Duration:00:44:45

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#399 - Coaching and Community - Alan Beckley

4/18/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. Alan discusses why coaching and community - are essential to invention success. Inventors are viewed as "loan wolves" - working alone at night creating their inventions. Successful inventors, however, learn from coaches and get together with like-minded people - other inventors. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:05:14

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#398 - 3 Proven Steps to Your Invention Success Now - Alan Beckley

4/15/2024
Alan provides a new Me on the Mic episode. Alan debuts a new program offered exclusively to podcast listeners - 3 Proven Steps to Your Invention Success. Alan shares 3 steps inventors must take to get their invention on a solid course to success. The course has a limited enrollment of the first 15 listeners who join. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:06:54

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#397 - The Most Dangerous Myth About Licensing - Alan Beckley

4/11/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. Alan shares the most dangerous myth about licensing. It leads many to choose to venture their product - without understanding the significant capital risks. Alan debunks the myth and shows how licensing can be quite lucrative. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:06:55

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#396 - Career nurse now has 4 solutions to the 'dirty tissue issue' - Evelyn Wilson

4/8/2024
Alan interviews Evelyn Wilson. Evelyn Wilson grew up in Philadelphia and has been a nurse for over 30 years. One morning, taking her grandson to school, her nose was running, and she was "blowing and throwing" dirty tissues into the passenger seat. She cleaned it up when she got home and spotted an opportunity for a new invention to solve the dirty tissue issue. Today, she's excitedly working to bring her new product to the market. Email: EvelynWilson8319@gmail.com

Duration:00:30:16

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#395 - Be an Inventor - Change the World - Alan Beckley

4/4/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. When you create a new product and get it into the market - you'll change the world. I promise! Alan shares 3 examples of inventions - including his Wonder Wallet - that have changed the world. Isn't it nice to know you will change the world in ways you may never have anticipated. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:06:41

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#394 - Italian inventor creates Bendy Butler to clean hard-to-reach spaces - Serena Fadlun

4/1/2024
Alan interviews Serena Fadlun. Serena grew up in Italy, then moved to New Zealand to finish high school and college. She returned to Italy and got married. She invented a unique broom called the Bendy Butler - to clean even hard to reach spots of her home. She launched Bendy Butler successfully in May 2023. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.BendyButler.com

Duration:00:39:36

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#393 - Make Your Invention Compelling for Buyers - Alan Beckley

3/28/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. How can you make your invention compelling for buyers - so it will be a success? Alan shares 3 ways you can make your product compelling, so buyers will say, "yes." It seems obvious you must highlight the attractive benefits of your product - but Alan describes 2 other ways. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:05:53

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#392 - Austin inventor brings his COVID zapping robot to daycare schools - Duncan Ashworth

3/25/2024
Alan interviews Duncan Ashworth. Duncan Ashworth had a 41 year career in the semiconductor industry. After retiring, he began developing a Roomba-like robot that destroyed COVID on floors automatically. Today, he is testing and selling his SaniBot robot that kills up to 100 pathogens - in daycare schools - before licensing. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.FloorBotics.com

Duration:00:31:18

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#391 - Trial and Error - Costliest Path to Success - Alan Beckley

3/21/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. Alan shares that many inventors feel they can save money by - "figuring it out on their own" - rather than paying for help. In fact, trial and error is the costliest path and the longest path to success. He discovered that from his own experience. Tune in to learn why. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:03:30

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#390 - Minnesota inventor solves messy caulking problem with InstaTrim - Greg Amundson

3/18/2024
Alan interviews Greg Amundson. Greg Amundson went from shopping center management to custom home building. The 2009 housing bust transformed him into an inventor. Greg has transformed messy caulking to a simple task for anyone with his product - InstaTrim. Today, he sells InstaTrim strips to help homeowners everywhere. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Email: Greg@Instatrim.com

Duration:00:36:22

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#389 - Shotgun versus Rifle Licensing - Alan Beckley

3/14/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. What is your approach towards licensing your product: the shotgun approach or the rifle approach? Alan describes 2 divergent approaches to licensing your product. One approach is more passive, whereas the other is more active. Alan shares which approach he prefers and why. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:05:06

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#388 - Mass Market versus Aspirational Buyers - Alan Beckley

3/11/2024
Alan provides a new Me on the Mic episode. Alan discusses two different market segments for inventors: mass market versus aspirational buyers. The mass market segment offers a potentially huge number of buyers who are price sensitive. The aspirational buyer segment offers a smaller market of buyers, who will pay more for a unique quality product. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode.

Duration:00:15:19

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#387 - Ignore Inventor Success Rates - Alan Beckley

3/7/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. What is the success rate for inventors? Is it only 5% or 2%? Alan shares the truth - inventor failure rates are simply bogus statistics. Neither "inventor" nor "success" is defined - so ignore the abysmal rates and carve your own success. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:05:26

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#386 - Boston inventor creates high-tech toasters that cook better in half the time - Tom Klaff

3/4/2024
Alan interviews Tom Klaff. Tom Klaff's business partner, Bruce, hated slow heating toasters and ovens. So, they replaced a century old coil design into a sleek, high-tech toaster unit that cooked better and faster. Now the Revolution Toaster delights consumers everywhere with delicious toast that cooks in half the time. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Email: TKlaff@RevCook.com

Duration:00:40:45

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# 385 - What Should I Do Next - Alan Beckley

2/29/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. As an inventor, you reach an important milestone and then wonder, "What should I do next?" Alan presents 3 examples of times in your business where you have a decision to make: what to do next? In each case, it's helpful to take a step back and consider your action carefully. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:05:59

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#384 - Arizona inventor creates innovative home and haircare items - Lisa Lloyd

2/26/2024
Alan interviews Lisa Lloyd. From consulting for Fortune 100 companies to helping new inventors, Lisa Lloyd's invention career spans 30 years. Today, she is helping a Korean company scout for new innovative products, while working on 4 new inventions of her own and mentoring other inventors. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at iTunes, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.TheInventionAccelerator.com

Duration:00:46:08

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#383 - Can Your Product Succeed - At a Premium Price - Alan Beckley

2/22/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. Can your product succeed - at a premium price? Alan cites examples of 2 recent guests on the podcasts who answer "yes." Ember high-tech coffee mugs and Kara Pure water are 2 successful premium products. With the right focus - your premium priced product can succeed also. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:05:55

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#382 - Young inventor adds innovative brake system to skateboards - Charlie Cannon

2/19/2024
Alan interviews Charlie Cannon. Charlie Cannon loved riding his skateboard down long hills but hated using his shoes as brakes. So, he invented VibeRide - an innovative brake system for skateboards - providing a safe and enjoyable skateboarding experience. Now skateboarders everywhere use VibeRide for a smooth journey. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.VibeRide.com

Duration:00:42:00

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#381 - Don't Forget - You Are the Boss - Alan Beckley

2/15/2024
Alan provides a new Thursday Thought episode. As an inventor, you must be willing to consider changes to commercialize your invention successfully. But at the end of the day, you are the boss, and it is your product. Sometimes you must be willing to say "no" and push back and not accept too many compromises. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts, so you won't miss a single episode. Website: www.alanbeckley.com

Duration:00:04:25