Wendy Hampton’s Befudiom Relaunches as Crazy Phrazes

word board game

When your idea is selected for licensing, you can trust Edison Nation will pursue all opportunities and exhaust all resources to ensure your product idea has the best chance at success. The case of Everyday Edisons season one inventor, Wendy Hampton, is no different. Wendy and her then ten-year-old daughter, Taylor, invented a board game

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Tips to Improve your Product Idea Submissions: CAD Drawings

CAD drawing

Have a great idea you’d like to share with Edison Nation for a potential licensing deal or As Seen on TV (ASOTV) campaign? Including CAD (computer-aided design) in your idea submissions is a great way to visually represent your invention idea and give the Edison Nation team a better understanding of your vision. CAD drawings can

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Give the Gift of Bacon this Holiday Season

Perfect Bacon Bowl

If you are a regular on our Facebook page, you probably saw the behind-the-scenes pictures of the EN team getting their bacon faces on. Come to think of it: we grabbed the help of the Edison Nation Medical team (Runner 692 had no idea what he was getting into when he joined the team). And don’t

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Jamie Adkins Lands Licensing Deal with Bed Bath & Beyond

product ideas

Remember that Bed Bath & Beyond Spring Cleaning product search we ran earlier this year? To refresh your memory, we asked the EN community to submit their best invention ideas for organization and cleaning innovations to license to Bed Bath & Beyond. Well, after months of deliberation and preliminary product ideation, EN member, Jamie Adkins, has landed

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Thomas A. Edison Papers Now Available in ProQuest® History Vault


Everyday, Edison Nation takes inspiration from Thomas Edison’s work ethic, perseverance, and passion for inventing. It is our belief that sometimes the best ideas don’t come from well-known inventors or corporations, but the minds of everyday people. We are committed to providing our community the resources they need to bring their invention ideas to life. So, it is with

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Larson-Juhl is Seeking Multi-functional Innovations for the Wall

Larson Juhl

Edison Nation has teamed up with custom framing company, Larson-Juhl, to find new invention ideas to help set them apart from competitors and expand their product line to include other areas of wall decor. We need YOUR genius ideas to help them grow! Larson-Juhl is a division of Berkshire Hathaway and has been making beautiful custom framing

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Dyson Names Smart Cart the Year’s Best American Invention

Dyson Invention of the Year

Dyson is renowned as much for its inventions as the way it makes them—a process The New Yorker once described as “a second industrial revolution.” That’s why the James Dyson Foundation was created: To foster and promote young inventors. Today, the organization announced the national winner of its annual Dyson Award, and Gizmodo chatted with the inventor to find

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ProtoTYPING: A ‘Perfect’ Product Idea

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Some inventors strive to come up with good ideas, while others strive to find the perfect idea. Inventor Brandon Dierker has a perfect idea, and it is called the “Collar Perfect”. The Charlotte, NC resident has come up with a small format ironing device to help men and women do spot ironing of shirts, pants

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Another Licensing Deal! Congratulations, Elizabeth Crouch!

Invention Idea

  Another Edison Nation licensing deal! Ellery Homestyles has selected a throw blanket concept invented by Edison Nation member, Elizabeth Crouch. This deal came just a month after the EN licensing team presented an impressive lineup of finalists at the Ellery Homestyles headquarters in New York. Elizabeth was born and raised in sunny Sacramento County,

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Ten Obsolete Inventions that were Once Mainstays

Obsolete inventions

In celebration of #TBT (throwback Thursday), we’re celebrating all those inventions that were once considered high-tech, but are now obsolete or on their way out. With the brilliant minds of our Edison Nation community, we can only imagine that some day not too far away we’ll be laughing at the thought of MP3 players and

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