Before you spend a lot of time and money, use these tools to help you research your idea and validate whether it is worth moving forward on!
www.thomasnet.com – Register for free and use this powerful database to find potential manufacturers to make your product for you or distributors to sell or license to!
www.surveymonkey.com – Create and send surveys with ease. A simple poll? In-depth market research? They have you covered. Create any type of survey—from simple to sophisticated—with our powerful and easy-to-use survey builder.
www.google.com/patents – Search and read the full text of patents from around the world with Google Patents, and find prior art in our index of non-patent literature.
www.thinkwithgoogle.com – Think Insights is a research hub that provides insights into 14 different industries. It provides case studies, articles, infographics, interviews, research, webinars, and other insightful content.
www.google.com/trends – See the latest trends, data and visualizations from Google. Find out what’s trending near you right now.
www.owler.com – Owler is the community-based business insights platform that business professionals use to outsmart their competition, gain competitive insights, and uncover the latest industry news and alerts.