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Create Your Own Sell Sheet for Your Invention

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Here are some simple and right to the point advice to creating your own sell sheets. Making your own really is very simple and you can find templates online or create your own.

https://ivetriedthat.com/2014/09/25/how-to-create-...


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Karen C Adams
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It is important to use the right amount of text in the spaces provided. You don't want a large text area with just a few words, leaving a lot of blank space. But, you also don't want to squeeze in so much text in a small space that it becomes a strain to read. The size of  your font is also very important to keep your sell sheet balanced.

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Good example!!!

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I like her article, especially the "Your sell sheet should provide only enough information to pique reader interest, not include specifics on every individual nut and bolt." This is where many Inventors add so much info it gets confusing and is not easy to read and GET quickly.

She mentioned using Corel and Photoshop for your sell sheets. I would also recommend PowerPoint for those that can't afford those other programs or want something with less of a learning curve.

One thing I would add to her article is once you have your sell sheet made make sure you save it in a format anyone can open. I normally do a jpeg or save it as a PDF. And before you send it to any company make sure their system allows attachments and hat is the maximum size allowed. Because many companies have to put you on a safe list in order for any attachments to go through. 

Robert Pontius
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The goal is to once your contact opens the email and sees your sell sheet, that in SIX to TEN SECONDS they get what your product concept is about. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCa2fVCIzss

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Which hopefully gets them to contact you back for more information and more direct contact with the company to get things rolling. You need to make sure you have additional information prepared and that you are prepared to discuss any questions they may have to get a deeper understanding of the product and see the value in it.

When you get that second contact don't try and BS your way through it, show them you understand your product and why it will be an asset to their line.

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