The answer is time, a lot of time. There are three resources to any project. Money, Experience (Skills), and Time. At least one of these has to exist in a large quantity to overcome a lacking by any of the other two. The most successful products have at least 2 of these in a good […]Read More How to Get a Product to Market Without Money or Experience?
How do you set up social media accounts? In a way that is cohesive and fits your brand of course! Well, that’s the goal, but how do you actually set up social media accounts? Our business has set up social media accounts for many companies and we have created a checklist that our designers use […]Read More Social Media Setup – 7 Must Haves on my Checklist
For all the same reasons your company needs a brand, your product needs one too. Your product isn’t your company, it’s something your company offers. Does it need to be a huge thing? No, but it should have an identity that can be separated from your company if needed or desired. By creating a brand […]Read More Why Does Your Product Need a Brand?
As someone who supports 3D printing as an amazing tool with vast applications across nearly every industry, I also find that its use as a buzzword has not been entirely beneficial the public and new designers. Working with inventors and startups quite a bit over my career I’ve seen the shift of people from saying […]Read More 3 Places NOT to Use 3D Printing to Prototype
Market Research is something that everyone should get when launching a new product. As we’ve talked about before in 5 Tips for Market Research & Analysis, there is quite a bit of information that you can get even from a low level Market Research done by people who know what they are doing. What we […]Read More Market Research – 3 Ways to Get It
I wanted to end the year, now that we’re publicly offering branding, by talking about the value of your brand. Every brand, even if it’s not a big one, has value. It might be small or it might be large, but it has value. Your brand also matters probably a bit more than you might […]Read More 5 Reasons Your Brand Matters (Even if You Are Small)
It’s always been the goal to offer complete design services to our clients to help them be as successful as possible. While we started out in Product Development, the time has come to add the second part to the equation in developing successful companies, not just products. That comes in the form of Branding. While […]Read More Products + Branding
Supply chains are what make any product possible and while it may sound like a big word only used for large businesses, it is something every business relies on, even the smallest ones. We’ve mentioned supply chains before in our Kickstarter Manufacturing post, but I wanted to discuss it just a bit more because it’s […]Read More Supply Chain & It’s Importance
This is an interesting question as it depends on the developer! You may be familiar with what you should have for your web developer or a house developer, and the intent is the same with all people who will be developing something for you. What best explains what you need, when you need it, and […]Read More What do you bring to a Developer?
First, let’s talk about what a broker is exactly, and what they are on. They are a single point of contact for a group of manufacturers who can often together produce fairly complex products without you needing to go to other manufacturers to get a product created. They charge a percentage on top of the […]Read More Are Manufacturing Brokers Worth It?