By Florence Adrian 13th Apr, 2021
The journey of an entrepreneur is an endless one and it can only be successful if you focus on having the ethical fortitude you need to deliver a great experience and create an amazing communit...
By Florence Adrian 13th Apr, 2021
Embarking on an entrepreneurial adventure brings along many doubts and questions. Luckily, we are here to answer them! We talked to Fred Cary, CEO of Ideapros, who answered questions you had ab...
By Florence Adrian 12th Apr, 2021
You have decided to enter entrepreneurial waters and finally start working on that idea keeping you awake at night, but there are so many questions you don’t know the answer to? Luckily, you ...
By Florence Adrian 6th Apr, 2021
“Your app is your roadway. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you are building a road to nowhere.” - Fred Cary ...
By Florence Adrian 6th Apr, 2021
"Success doesn’t come in a can. There are no tricks that will change your life overnight. It is a behavior that exists 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year in, year out, unt...
By Florence Adrian 30th Mar, 2021
In life and business, great things happen when we are ready to take NO as an answer. Outside of our comfort zone is where the magic happens and takes us to our end zone. We talked to Fred Cary,...
By Florence Adrian 30th Mar, 2021
One of the most shocking things launch gurus won’t tell you about the launch is... There is no launch. Because it is not one moment in time, it is a process that requires time and energy. We ...
By Florence Adrian 25th Mar, 2021
“If you're going to be an entrepreneur, you've got to decide to be the best there is.” - Fred Cary  “How do I do t...
By Florence Adrian 25th Mar, 2021
Imagine you could ask any question regarding your business and getting your product or app to market. It would make your life so much easier if you could get the help you need, wouldn’t it? W...
By Florence Adrian 17th Mar, 2021
As an inventor or an entrepreneur, have you asked yourself: Once I launch my product, how am I going to ship it to my customers? At IdeaPros, we know what keeps our fellow entrepreneurs up at n...
By Florence Adrian 17th Mar, 2021
On our Friday lives, we talk about a spectrum of entrepreneurship-related topics and how to take your idea from concept to business. But there are always some questions left unanswered. Since e...
By Florence Adrian 12th Mar, 2021
2020 was a tough year. It is only natural we all are making New Year’s resolutions to reset and make the next one better. The question is, what is the right way? We talked to Fred Cary, CEO o...
By Florence Adrian 12th Mar, 2021
“If you don’t love it, you’re going to fail.” - Steve Jobs How do we break the mold and challenge the status quo ...
By Florence Adrian 12th Mar, 2021
Being an entrepreneur is like flying a rocket ship. It is the most amazing adventure of your life, but if you are not careful you can get yourself in trouble. We talked to Fred Cary, CEO of Ide...
By Florence Adrian 3rd Mar, 2021
What are the questions on every entrepreneur's mind? We’ve decided to ask them and find out how we can make their entrepreneurial path a little less stressful.  ...
By Florence Adrian 23rd Feb, 2021
You are just starting and wondering if there is something you can do now that will have a positive influence on your business in the future? We have good news for you! You can grow your list be...
By Florence Adrian 17th Feb, 2021
It’s never too early to start getting sales for your product! Be prepared to get the validation you need to sell your product before you make it. We talked to Ira Hayes, Head of Strategic Dev...
By Florence Adrian 17th Feb, 2021
Being an entrepreneur is tough. You have to be a bit crazy, used to failure, very persistent, and different than the average person. You should ask questions. This is why we did an open Q/A liv...
By Florence Adrian 9th Feb, 2021
You are ready to launch, but you are wondering what are your next steps? We talked to Fred Carey, CEO of IdeaPros, and Chris Pesek, President of ...
By Florence Adrian 9th Feb, 2021
Your product or app is ready to launch, but are you prepared for what comes next? We talked to Fred Cary, CEO of IdeaPros, and Matt Behrendt...
By Florence Adrian 2nd Feb, 2021
Chefs say that the secret sauce for delicious food is love. We say that the secret sauce for triumphant business is market research. CEO, Fred Cary and Chandler Martin, Senior Content and Busin...
By Florence Adrian 2nd Feb, 2021
It's the best time of the year to set your product or app goals. But setting goals and reaching them are two very different things. Ask yourself these ten questions every step of the way. Will ...
By Florence Adrian 29th Jan, 2021
You've decided to enter entrepreneurial waters, but there are so many unanswered questions. Do you feel a bit lost at sea? Luckily, we can help! We asked Fred Cary, CEO of IdeaPros, and the Ide...
By Florence Adrian 29th Jan, 2021
You are done with developing your idea and getting it into the market? Good for you! But growing your business into something sustainable is a whole different race. A race that will need gasoli...
By Florence Adrian 20th Jan, 2021
Do you have a terrific product or app that can make people’s lives easier and better, but no one knows it exists? Don’t worry you are not alone. We talked to Max ...
By Florence Adrian 20th Jan, 2021
Catching the eye of your target audience is tricky, but these five strategies will help you get noticed! We talked to Bobby Hallas, Creative Director at IdeaPros, about using creativity to get ...
By Florence Adrian 12th Jan, 2021
There is this fantastic, innovative, and very much needed product or app that will change the world. The problem is it exists only in your mind. Is there a way to make it real for others too, y...
By Florence Adrian 12th Jan, 2021
Your product has gone through the full development process, and you have all your marketing materials ready. Now you can finally sit back and relax watching while your message conquers the worl...
By Florence Adrian 4th Jan, 2021
When you are becoming an entrepreneur, there are so many questions that come to your mind and feeling lost is a very common sensation. Luckily, we are here to help! Read on for answers in our q...
By Florence Adrian 4th Jan, 2021
Does a scenario in which you have a great idea, get it out there, and wait for the money to start flowing in sound too good to be true? It does because it is. Crowdfunding often ends in zeros. ...
By Florence Adrian 28th Dec, 2020
“Being crazy and being a failure are instrumental parts of being an entrepreneur.” - Fred Cary The entrepreneurial journey is filled with challenges. If y...
By Leticia Garcia 28th Dec, 2020
You’ve spent months and years working hard on your idea and finally it is out in the world. You’ve launched your app or product. You can now sit, relax, and wait for the money to come your ...
By Florence Adrian 22nd Dec, 2020
“Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.” - Japanese proverb It is important to ha...
By Florence Adrian 22nd Dec, 2020
Something most entrepreneurs have in common is that they don’t have enough money to do big $30 million launches to get their new product, app, or service out on the market. Luckily, there are...
By Florence Adrian 15th Dec, 2020
Do you have a fever to start your own business? Are you a little bit crazy? No matter what your idea is, there are some fundamentals you need to cover to call yourself an entrepreneur. We talke...
By Florence Adrian 15th Dec, 2020
We hate to disappoint you, but it takes a lot more than a good idea to make you rich. You will need persistence, hard work, a lot of trial and error, a great team, and a bit of luck. Luckily, t...
By Florence Adrian 7th Dec, 2020
You’ve had this amazing idea and you can’t wait to get it to production. Don’t forget there is a crucial step in between. We talked to Rusty Allen, VP of Design and Engineering at IdeaPro...
By Florence Adrian 7th Dec, 2020
Being able to hear success and failure stories from people who have walked the entrepreneurial path many times is simply priceless. We continue our conversation with ...
By Florence Adrian 7th Dec, 2020
Imagine you can get into a meeting with crowdfunding, manufacturing, and engineering specialists who know everything you don’t. They have developed thousands of products, made billions in sal...
By Florence Adrian 2nd Dec, 2020
Did you know that you can scale up your business before you even manufacture your product? Why start from zero when you can do a pre-sell? These are the 5 W’s of pre-selling your product that...
By Florence Adrian 23rd Nov, 2020
We know it has been hard, but your journey doesn’t end here. In a way, it is only the beginning and it is normal to feel ecstatic that your product or app launched. You’ve done a great job,...
By Florence Adrian 24th Nov, 2020
Yes, the world IS in crisis. But, there are much better things you can do than panic about it. Take control of your life, remember what your dream is, and work to make it happen. Read about how...
By Florence Adrian 20th Nov, 2020
You have been asking yourself if your idea has the potential to be a one million dollar idea? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to learn what millionaires and bad ideas have in co...
By Florence Adrian 20th Nov, 2020
The world has stopped and there is an empty road ahead of you. You can have a ride of your life or park on the side and wait for the world to come back. What do you do? If there is a voice insi...
By Florence Adrian 11th Nov, 2020
You have a great idea and you dream about becoming a thriving business owner, but sometimes you doubt you can make it. Don’t believe everything you think! We all have our doubts, but if we st...
By Florence Adrian 11th Nov, 2020
Have you ever wondered how to get thousands of customers before you even have a product? If the answer is yes, you’ve come to the right place! We talked to Simon Solotko, Chief Marketing Offi...
By Florence Adrian 5th Nov, 2020
If you are going to grow your business beyond your capacities, you WILL need to invest money. The question is how to get them? We talked to Fred Cary, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of IdeaP...
By Florence Adrian 4th Nov, 2020
You have come up with a perfect name for your company and now you are wondering, what should your next step be? Before you get in too deep with your brand, there is a foundation you need online...
By Florence Adrian 29th Oct, 2020
How do I do the most with the least amount of money? If this is the question that has been on your mind recently, you’ve come to the right place! We talked to Simon Solotko, Chief Marketing O...
By Florence Adrian 29th Oct, 2020
You’ve done your launch, you’re getting momentum, and you have your first orders, but you are wondering what will be the next step in growing your business? Well, most probably, you will ne...
By Leticia Garcia 12th Oct, 2020
“Whether you think you can, or you think you can't – you're right.” Henry Ford Challenges are inevitable, but letting them hold you back i...
By Florence Adrian 12th Oct, 2020
Running away from your mistakes is never a good idea because it can have fatal consequences for your business. No matter how difficult the situation may seem, being upfront and honest will posi...
By Florence Adrian 12th Oct, 2020
  Hearing that 10,000 apps go into app stores every single day may sound scary. But, that’s not a reason to give up on your dream. We can...
By Florence Adrian 12th Oct, 2020
Are you tired of spending your Facebook campaign money without getting the desired results? You are not alone! According to Weebly, up to ...
By Florence Adrian 4th Oct, 2020
Leonardo da Vinci was a painter, scientist, inventor, and genius with the mindset of a true entrepreneur. He dreamed big, believed in his vision(s), and worked hard to turn them into reality. H...
By Florence Adrian 4th Oct, 2020
Anyone can make a mobile or website app these days, but not many of us can make the app. If you were wondering what you can do to avoid creating an app that will never see the light of day, you...
By Leticia Garcia 4th Oct, 2020
The world has changed so has the market. Although it may seem difficult, your startup CAN beat COVID-19 if you are ready to adjust your vision to the new conditions. We talked to Simon Solotko, Chief Marketing Officer at Idea...
By Florence Adrian 4th Oct, 2020
As entrepreneurs, we want to see our ideas flourish and become the most raved about solutions! We want to see our product, invention, app and idea catch the eye of investors and reach as many people locally and internationall...
By Florence Adrian 4th Oct, 2020
The purpose-driven entrepreneur is someone who cares about more than just making money in the short-term. Doing something you believe in and making an impact on the world can make your purpose ...
By Florence Adrian 4th Oct, 2020
“Building an app is like building a roadway that gets your information to the right people.” - Fred Cary More than ju...
By Florence Adrian 9th Jun, 2020
Have you wondered why some people achieve their entrepreneurial goals and others don’t? Do you think it’s enough to be innovative, hardworking and experienced to make your dreams come true?...
Cost to launch a product___IdeaPros Entrepreneur and Startup Blog
By tessa 2nd Mar, 2020
Launching a product or an app can be an exciting journey. It does come with a significant cost, though. How much does it cost to launch a product or app? Figuring out the exact numbers can be tricky since there are so many...
The Power of a Team of Experts___IdeaPros Entrepreneur and Startup Blog
By tessa 3rd Feb, 2020
No amount of individual knowledge and experience can be compared to the power of a team. A team of experts could be the most important secret weapon you can have when launching a great product, service or app. ...
By Florence Adrian 14th Feb, 2020
Since you’ve embarked on your entrepreneurial journey, you’ve often imagined having someone with knowledge and experience to answer your marketing or crowdfunding questions and help you thr...
By Lira 26th Nov, 2019
How does your pitch deck measure up?  You feel so excited about your business idea, you can’t wait to reveal all there is to share about it with potential investors! Before you start filling slides with unnecessary details...
By Lira 19th Nov, 2019
Have you been dreaming about ditching the nine to five job to start a business of your own? Being an entrepreneur involves a lot of hard work and these 8 points can help you get a real understanding of what it takes to crush ...
By tessa 5th Nov, 2019
You had a great idea, but you saw it hit the market while you were still in preparation. Now you feel like your entrepreneurial journey has ended before it even begins. Read on and fi...
By tessa 15th Oct, 2019
Knowing where, when and how to spend your money is very important if you want to launch a product. But, knowing where, when and how NOT to spend it is crucial for making that launch successful. Read on and learn about the bud...
By tessa 14th Oct, 2019
Are you worried your product/app will lose the momentum if it doesn’t get to the money-making stage quickly? Are you ready to sacrifice the last stages of your product’s journey to make that happen? The rush you are ex...
By ideapros 24th Sep, 2019
When it comes to product launch, there is a thin line between fabulous and fatal. Want to be sure you'll be on the fabulous side? Then go through these 4 steps today to plan your perfect launch! “If you don't understand th...
By ideapros 23rd Sep, 2019
Are you stressing about how to protect your entrepreneurial creations, ideas, and inventions? Well, you should be! You need to protect confidential information with a Confidentiality Agreement so you can get the hel...
By ideapros 10th Sep, 2019
How Products Come to Life... We wanted to put your curiosity to the test and showcase how IdeaPros makes amazing products come to life! Designing and engineering a product that will fly off the shelf is a very strate...
By ideapros 3rd Sep, 2019
Success means never failing. True or False? At IdeaPros, we feel that FAILURE has gotten a pretty bad reputation and is almost a “swear word” to some entrepreneurs. This is so far from the truth. In fact, failure can actu...
Find Investors - Get a yes from investors___IdeaPros Entrepreneur and Startup Blog
By ideapros 30th Aug, 2019
“It takes money to make money.” How many times have you heard that saying? For any business that wishes to get itself off the ground, business funding is vital. You might have the talent, but if you can’t get the busin...
By Lira 20th Aug, 2019
Your product is well tested and your market surveys show people love it. You have the coolest packaging known to man. If getting into big box stores is next on your checklist, you are going to love the insider info we have in...
By tessa 19th Aug, 2019
Stacked was designed to elegantly and conveniently store stemless and stemmed wine glasses together. Fifi decided to partner with IdeaPros to launch Stacked. IdeaPros is selective and Fifi liked that and f...
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By Lira 13th Aug, 2019
It may be a bold statement, but it’s true. Business plans are becoming almost archaic in our fast-paced world. Every entrepreneur needs to know what the new business blueprint looks like or they won’t be able to get busi...
By ideapros 5th Aug, 2019
The number one goal of “Guerilla Marketing” is to disrupt what someone is doing, to get their attention in a unique and innovative way. Let’s take a look at some ways you can add a “surprise” element in your marketi...
By ideapros 31st Jul, 2019
Need some marketing inspiration? Coming up with unique ways to marketing your business can be a challenge for entrepreneurs, inventors & business owners. We have compiled our favorite marketing strategies to help get your...
By ideapros 11th Jul, 2019
Could Influencer Marketing be the missing piece of your marketing strategy? It can literally take you from being a “newbie” in your industry and becoming a household name. Find out the 6 step process we u...
By ideapros 28th Jun, 2019
The question on everyone’s mind is “How do we get a product to go viral?”  You fantasize about seeing mass numbers of people hitting your website and social channels, liking your viral v...
By ideapros 24th Jun, 2019
People who are destined to be the next startup success story will scoff at the list of potential barriers because they won’t let these things weaken their resolve. It takes a special person to become an entrepreneur. Simply...
By tessa 31st May, 2019
You have an amazing idea and you decide that you want to bring it to market… Should your first step be to patent it? Should you get 3-D drawings created? How do you protect your idea in its i...
By tessa 29th May, 2019
Have you ever had a “lightbulb” moment before?  That moment when you can see a solution to a problem and you can actually see manufacturing or creating it...   ...
By shari 18th Apr, 2019
If becoming a successful entrepreneur was easy, we’d all have successful businesses and be lounging by a pool all day. Who doesn’t want to thrive in their industry while managing your own time and being your own boss, ...
By shari 2nd Apr, 2019
After months of research, hard work, development and with intense passion, IdeaPros is bringing 14 products to market with our product launch platform. Together with our partners, we are making product launching FUN with a...
By shari 15th Mar, 2019
A business name is essential since it reflects the company’s brand. Later on, it becomes synonymous to the company’s reputation and how consumers look at your products and services. Nothing is more frustrating than to fin...
By tessa 16th Apr, 2019
It takes an extraordinary person to be an entrepreneur because they wake up in the middle of the night repeatedly.  These visionary individuals are unable to get that new idea out of their head. Only 50% of startups surv...
By shari 4th Mar, 2019
Establishing and managing a business can be exciting AND profitable. However, it's natural for companies to encounter some bumps in the road no matter how ethical and cautious they are. Unfortunately, whether you're in the wr...
By shari 4th Mar, 2019
Competitors are always trying to eat away at your market share - especially when you are really good at what you do. Have we dealt with FALSE IdeaPros complaints?  Yes, our competitors have tried but get flagged as illegi...
By shari 2nd Mar, 2019
Deciding to pursue a business idea is a hard choice.  It means you’ll need to face unknown challenges, uncertainty, doubt, your own inhibition, failures or fears - and you’ll also face the best parts of yourself too. Tho...
By shari 2nd Mar, 2019
Starting a new venture for a potentially great business idea can be daunting and exciting at the same time. You may be elated by the fact that your concept is unique and fresh. Chances are you're thinking a lot about your ...
By ideapros 26th Feb, 2019
As business investors (similar to the investors you see on Shark Tank and Dragons Den) we review and create a lot of investor presentations and pitch decks. Many of the presentations we see are intended to communicate to i...
By ideapros 25th Feb, 2019
Market Research is the backbone of a successful business. This is regardless of if you are inventing ground-breaking technology or solving an everyday problem. How do you know your idea is what people want and need...
By ideapros 7th Feb, 2019
Inventors create lots of concepts in their heads every day.  While refining his or her ideas, a typical inventor will move from idea to idea. They create and don't think about security. It's vital that an inventor protec...
By ideapros 6th Feb, 2019
The United States has million of new businesses sprouting up every year. It’s becoming more and more challenging to capture the attention of potential consumers and investors. The IdeaPros founders saw a need to help people...
By ideapros 5th Feb, 2019
Entrepreneurial success often demands that a business person have a standard operating procedure (SOP). This procedure is the step-by-step instruction of how and what needs to be done to push their idea, invention, p...
By ideapros 3rd Feb, 2019
If you want to find your perfect niche and grow your business from nothing to millions in sales, then you need the right plan. If you make common mistakes, you'll miss out on the right market and lose profits. Avoid failur...
By ideapros 30th Jan, 2019
Are you struggling to raise money for your fantastic idea and want to impress potential investors? You may feel lack confidence in completing a pitch deck on your own. Paying an expert may not be the best option all the...
By ideapros 17th Jan, 2019
Do you have to spend thousands on a long, very detailed business plan in order to get funding for your business, product or app? THE ANSWER IS "NO!" A One Page Business Plan sh...
By ideapros 28th Dec, 2018
You have a fantastic idea... and you want your friends and family to help you fund it. The fact is, many of the world’s largest companies were financed by and started as family businesses, such as Carnival Cruises, Nike, Sa...
By ideapros 19th Dec, 2018
The American Dream is founded on the idea that anyone can achieve their goals if they work hard & smart enough. Entrepreneurs embody this principle, going after their dreams in spite of the uphill battles. But personal am...
By ideapros 19th Dec, 2018
Starting a business is exciting. At times, it can also be downright frightening. Many entrepreneurs are gung-ho about putting their product in the hands of customers. They are less enthusiastic about the financial side of run...
By ideapros 4th Dec, 2018
The web and smartphone app industry has been growing consistently. More than 200 billion apps were created and downloaded in the last few years. Statista.com projects that number to grow more than 258 billion downloads. ...
By ideapros 20th Nov, 2018
Creating and presenting the best pitch is essential to grabbing investors’ interest and eventually closing a deal. A "must" for startup entrepreneurs is thorough market research.  Market research demonstrates how fi...
By ideapros 13th Nov, 2018
Developing and releasing a mobile app can be overwhelming because of the planning, development process, and unexpected roadblocks. For some developers and entrepreneurs, it takes months or years before their vision becomes...
By ideapros 6th Nov, 2018
You want to start a business, so you'll need to get funding. But how do you fund a startup? If you are like most product or app entrepreneurs-to-be, you are passionate about your business idea. You will stop at nothing to ...
By ideapros 30th Oct, 2018
Every entrepreneur has experienced failure. The crushing disappointment of a much-anticipated launch falling spectacularly flat. After the blood, sweat, and tears of product development, it seems that customers aren't interes...
By ideapros 1st Oct, 2018
Are you thinking about starting a new venture? Just as it is essential to plan for success, you must be aware of the possible pitfalls as well. This will help you make the right decisions before getting started. Below, one of...