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SUCCESS STORY! The 'Everyday Edisons' story behind Casabella's OxiClean Splot!

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Hey guys!

We are SUPER EXCITED to announce Ken Joyner's licensing deal with Casabella bringing his 'Everyday Edisons' CarpetSucker idea, to life as the OxiClean Splot!

Get the full story on the Blog!

Congratulations Ken!

Ken Hill
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CK Leming
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Robert Pontius
Adam W.
Mary Gorman
Laura Anderson
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The first person I explained this idea to wants it, as we where looking at a stain in their carpet!

Congratulations Ken and EN!

Kim L
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Way to go Ken!!!!

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Awesome Ken! Congratulations!

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Congratulations!  When I first found EN a couple years, I had never seen the show.  I clicked on an episode just to check it out and the one I happened to pick was Ken's demonstration of his prototype!  Really great to see it fully realized and coming to stores!!!

Derrick James
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Congratulations Ken!  Very exciting to see your product come to life!

Wishing you much success.

Mary Gorman
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At the risk of repeating myself.. Congratulations my brother and great job of getting it done EN!!

Mary Gorman
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Thank you everyone for the congratulations and well wishes. EN really deserves all the credit (I did the easy part). They put in all the time and resources to make it happen.

Goes to show they will continue to push a worthy submission until they have exhausted all avenues.

I have submitted (and continue to submit) many inventions/ideas because you never know which ones will pay-off.

I truly consider it a privilege and blessing to work with EN and appreciate Casabella's (and Oxyclean's) vision and foresight.

What a company (EN) and what a country!

Best to all!

erin hoff
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CK Leming
Mary Gorman
Michelle Sartori
Alli G
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Robert Pontius
Derrick James
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Congratulations, Ken. Great product, and great brand tie-in with OxiClean.

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Hat's off to you Ken (and your daughter) for accomplishing this hard-earned milestone with the help of EN.  EN is a great partner for the independent inventor.  I hope your product does very well in the marketplace, for the full term of the licensing agreement. Great life lesson of perseverance for your daughter to learn from (and benefit from).

CK Leming
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Ken, you did it man!!

Mary Gorman
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That is awesome...way to go Ken and EN.  It is great how the folks at Edison Nation keep pushing and pushing.  Shows that perseverance and patience often pays off.  I signed a licensing agreement for one of my inventions from 8 years ago.  So much of this business is about timing and luck.

Mary Gorman
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A doff of the hat for you Ken and a SUPER DUPER CONGRATS to ya to go along with it !!!

And a hearty WELL DONE to EdisonNation as well !!!

Derrick James
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This is HUGE!!!  Congrats Ken and tremendous effort on the part of EN!  That's what it takes, a great idea, tenacity, and alot hard work.  WTG.  May it pay off in perpetual dividends!

Derrick James
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Way to go Ken! 

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Big congrats, Ken!  I'd buy one for both levels of my house and one for my van.  EN knocked this out of the park - wtg!  

Mary Gorman
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Congrats KJ awesome news!!

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Drop the Mic KJ .... what an announcement!!

Congrats to you and EN for such a great product.

A little birdie told me that you had some great news to announce....

well it was actually Aloha Charlie ..... ---> :)

Mary Gorman
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What a spectacular story! Ken - you are an inspiration to us all!

Clearly an exceptional product - I love that it's "no batteries required" - I'll bet this will sell in huge numbers.

Fantastic tie-in with OxiClean too - all the blotting and the nagging feeling that I'm leaving residual cleaning solution etc. in the carpet has always been my biggest hang-up with stain removal. Brilliant solution to a very real problem.

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Really cool outcome Ken!  So happy for you, and wish you much success!

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Awesome Ken! Much success with your great product! 

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Congratulations Ken, just saw SPLOT on Fox News this morning. They were promoting 5 great products and yours was one of them.

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I think SPLOT is going to be a HUGE success.  Perhaps the biggest EN has seen so far. People love their pets, but not the stains and smells that they leave behind.  This product solves this very common problem, and apparently does it better than anything else out there, and at a very affordable price.  That's a recipe for HUGE success.  This might be one of those rare products that goes the full 20-year licensing term with strong sales throughout.  Enjoy the rewards KJ, EN, and Casabella/Oxiclean.

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WOW! Thanks for the heads-up Roger! 

Appreciate the positive thoughts Derrick!  Hope you're right :-)

EN, Casabella/Oxyclean are the best!

What a country!!

Best to all

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http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/fox-and-friends/blog/2016/11/17/what-buy-november

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Congratulations!....Great product!!!

Derrick James
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Exceptional, Ken!

I agree, Derrick; this could definitely be an evergreen product!!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vkr-oHTIYHc

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I'll be looking for this for sure!!  I hate having to lug out the "spot cleaner" machine that's still big and bulky.

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Appreciate the support Frank & Alli..  good stuff!!

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Nice!

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Congratulations Ken! Very exciting for sure!!

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Hey guys!

Splot is continuing to get love and picking up steam! 

It has been featured on two lifestyle blogs with more to come and there is a great response on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter!

Here are the links to check out! 

http://www.lemonslavenderandlaundry.com/sponsored-carpet-stain-removal-splot-review/

http://www.bloominghomestead.com/2016/11/keeping-carpets-clean.html

Also an update on HSN - the segment was juts moved to the week after Christmas - official date and time TBD, but we'll update you here!

Saletta .
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Go Splot Go!!!

Saletta .
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I swung by Bed Bath & Beyond in Bend OR. yesterday and it was not on the shelves yet.

It was on their inventory list and the employee offered to have it shipped to me. But when I mentioned a P.O. Box, he said no can do...(Fed Ex). So I ordered it directly from Casabella this morning. Free shipping! My boys are moving into a place with new carpet and hopefully it will be here for Christmas..?!

Thanks Ken and Thank you E.N.!! 

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Boys and new carpet don't mix well!  The Splot will be a well-used item.

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I just got a new puppy so a new Splot may be in my future!

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Mark; these should be in every Pet store!

Glenn Stok
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Just came today!! :D 

I'm thinking just a color coordinated bow and I'm done!

Thanks again Ken and Merry Christmas to all!

Mary Gorman
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Great Stuff Michael!!  Hope you enjoy!! I gave out several for Christmas presents. Actually had the dinner host use it when a few kids spilled food.

Funny to see all the guest stand around so eagerly and watch it work... pretty funny.

A few stated they wished it was bigger, but they all liked it and agreed it actually works as advertised..

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES

Mary Gorman
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Michelle Sartori
Frank White
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As an engineer, I know that the bigger it is, the harder you would have to pump to achieve the same stain-lifting power. Vacuum pressure = Pumping force / Pumping area.

I'm sure much thought went into the design to achieve an optimal balance between maximum output stain-lifting power for minimal input pumping force.  I'm sure it's probably the perfect size for a manual stain remover product.  I'll be picking one up shortly.  I hope the sales are off the charts!!!

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Lovin' it!

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Good morning. Quick update...catch Ken's OxiClean SPLOT on HSN:

Saturday Feb 11 at 4:00 am (EST)

Way to go Ken !!!

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Thanks for the heads up Scott.  Congrats again Ken.  I hope the product is selling well.

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Awesome!

And I'm thinking by next year, it will be the perfect Super Bowl commercial!! 

Congrats!

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The spot on SPLOT was well done.....you might even say it was spot on :)

 It was funny to watch the host struggle with the word SPLOT.  The other host nailed it when he said "what sound does a mess make when it hits the floor........SPLOT".   Maybe her struggles will make the name even more memorable.

Hope the sales moved the needle for HSN.

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HUGE NEWS FOR SPLOT!

It was featured on the "Gadget" segment on the Today Show yesterday (it's at 2:19)

http://www.today.com/video/cut-out-the-clutter-with-these-great-organizational-gadgets-881585219819

Congratulations to Ken and some huge applause for our Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Mary Gorman, who's been tirelessly pitching the product!

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Congratulations!! Great free promotional endorsement. Love the way they showed it working and not just talk about it. Demonstrations like that help with any learning curve the public needs to understand the value of a product.

This also illustrates some of the behind the scenes work that goes on that the members may not be aware of and the EN staff like Mary, Michelle and Scott really don't get enough credit for doing. Having worked at EN I can appreciate the above and beyond efforts many of the staff put forth to keep things moving forward.

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The EN team continues to impress and amaze!!

EOM :-)

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Congrats Ken! And way to go Mary!

There are days that it is stories like this that keep me going! Cheers!

Mary Gorman
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Very cool!!  Congrats on the huge exposure, and very impressive, EN!

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