One of the first things that you want to consider is if it will fill a need. Unless you are simply interested in making some fast cash, filling a need is an important part of creating an invention that is not only going to help others, but that is going to make you money now and in the future. You want to think about the individuals who would use this product. Not only will this help you to advertise to the right group of people, but it will help you to improve the invention in order to make it its best.
Something else that you want to think about is how the product will be manufactured. Is it something that you can make in your home? Is it something that can be sent out to local companies in order to manufacture? What kind of materials are needed in order to make the product? In addition to thinking about these things, you want to consider how much it will cost to make. Even if you are not looking to make a fortune, you do not want to waste your money on something. What kind of materials will be needed? Some products may require the use of silicone sheets that need to be processed in large manufacturing plants. Take time to research all of these things and make sure that you have the answers to all of these questions.
As you are looking at all of this information, you will soon see if it is an idea that is really worth your time and if it will really help others. Answering these questions is also going to help you come up with a business plan that will be useful if you need to apply for a loan in order to get your invention going.