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Ever had a great idea but weren't sure what to do with it? Hardcore Inventing: Invent, Protect, Promote, and Profit from Your Ideas is a perfect mentor text for any aspiring inventor. Using the IP3 strategy, Robert Yanover and Ellie Crowe lay out the path to innovation and fortune, even explaining complicated ideas like intellectual property protection. Erik Synnestvedt performs this useful manual with aplomb. Synnestvedt is perfect, his orderly narration brings clarity and levity to this this how-to essential.

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Based on the author’s experience in the world of inventing and promotion, Hardcore Inventing offers the kind of advice you can only learn from experience: how to developing an idea into an invention, how to build a prototype for show, how to safeguard intellectual property, how to market both strategically and in “guerilla" mode, how find investors, and much more. And all of that is based on his IP 3 Tacitical Method which breaks everything down to Invent, Protect, Promote, and Profit.

©2009 Rob Yonover and Ellie Crowe (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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  • Silverback
  • 02-05-13

Best Invention/Patent/Business Book I’ve Read

Would you listen to Hardcore Inventing again? Why?

Yes, there is a lot of useful advice.

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This book is well written and narrated. To write a book on the invention process, is quite difficult. I have found that most of the books in this genera over simplify and over generalize the process. The authors beautifully blend practical real life stories with concepts of invention, patenting, and bringing your invention to market. This not only motivates the reader but also helps the reader understand the lessons for success.

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  • Octo
  • 11-07-18

Useful with many excellent examples

I like this book. It was quite useful for me, since it containes excellent examples, with both positive and negative outcome.

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  • Paula Tipton
  • 08-11-16

excellent Food For Thought for new inventors!

knowing almost nothing about the invention process, this book really helped me scope what I need to do in many different areas.