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When the fuzz from his sweater was pulled off by a brick wall he was leaning against, Maurice Kanbar had a brainstorm. Soon he had patented, produced and successfully promoted the D-Fuzz-It sweater comb, and made his first fortune at the age of twenty-two. In this engaging master class” Kanbar’s real world hits and misses illustrate the concrete steps every inventor must follow to successfully take his product to market.
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The successful inventor of SKYY Vodka, the D-Fuzz-It Sweater Comb, Tangoes & more, gives a step-by-step approach for turning a good idea into a fortune.From the Publisher:
Maurice Kanbar, inventor of SKYY, the "no hangover" vodka, as well as the D-Fuzz-It Sweater Comb and dozens of other innovative products, shows readers how to turn good ideas into money-making products in Secrets from an Inventor's Notebook. Using his personal experiences as examples, Kanbar walks readers through the entire inventing process from solving a problem and building a prototype, to financing, marketing, and selling the freshly-minted goods. When Kanbar noticed that fuzz balls from his sweater were pulled off by a rough wall he was leaning against, he got the idea for inventing the D-Fuzz-It Sweater Comb. When his favorite after-dinner drink gave him a headache, he went to work and SKYY Vodka was born. From his earliest inventions to his latest project--Vermeer Dutch Chocolate Cream Liqueur launching in January 2001--Kanbar has followed a series of five steps which he shares in Secrets from an Inventor's Notebook. Kanbar's hands-on manual also includes detailed appendices containing contact information for patent and copyright offices, mold-makers, blueprint makers, and manufacturing plants. With dozens of profitable inventions under his belt, his success is proof that it can be done. And, with Secrets from an Inventor's Notebook as a guide, many more potential inventors and entrepreneurs can follow in his footsteps.
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Book Description Council Oak Books, 2001. Soft cover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. RARE Advance Reading Copy-Uncorrected Proof-Not For Sale. 1st Edition-Stated. 1st Printing-Full # Line. New unread copy. Trade paperback format. BEAUTIFUL copy of Book & Cover. COLLECTOR'S COPY. Seller Inventory # 003096
Book Description Council Oak Books, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 1571780998_abe_bn
Book Description Council Oak Books, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1571780998
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-1571780998