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The Product Startup: Product development for small business

Filip Valica - Product Design Engineer

Hear how inventors. entrepreneurs and Shark Tank winners created physical products and launched small businesses. Get advice from industry experts on maximizing your budget and working efficiently. Take Amazon private label or e-commerce businesses to the next step. See how successful founders manage prototyping, product design, manufacturing, marketing, selling, and shipping. By learning the process step-by-step, it’s easier for you to decide when, and where, to get the help you need. For show notes visit theproductstartup.com.

Episodes

055 - Training Creativity to Get More (and Better) Ideas - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
27:16
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 27:16
055 - Training Creativity to Get More (and Better) Ideas - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

054 - Food-safe Children's Products, Dan & Justin with Milton the Mealtime Companion - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
41:39
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 41:39
054 - Food-safe Children's Products, Dan & Justin with Milton the Mealtime Companion - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

053 - Manufacturing, Quality & 3D Printing - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
48:10
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 48:10
053 - Manufacturing, Quality & 3D Printing - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

052 - The business model behind custom window coverings, Alice Orozco of Pret-a-Portiere - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
46:52
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 46:52
052 - The business model behind custom window coverings, Alice Orozco of Pret-a-Portiere - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

Launching a turmeric-based alternative to coffee, Samantha & Elaine of Midas Cup - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
43:10
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 43:10
Launching a turmeric-based alternative to coffee, Samantha & Elaine of Midas Cup - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

Creating environmentally-friendly athletic apparel,  Tim Christian of OORR - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
45:16
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 45:16
Creating environmentally-friendly athletic apparel,  Tim Christian of OORR - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

049 - [Fixed] Getting Angel Investment, with Juliana Garaizar of the Houston Angel Network - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
55:26
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 55:26
049 - [Fixed] Getting Angel Investment, with Juliana Garaizar of the Houston Angel Network - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

048 - As-Seen-On-TV Products & Product Licensing, Bill McAlister of Top Dog Direct - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
43:24
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 43:24
048 - As-Seen-On-TV Products & Product Licensing, Bill McAlister of Top Dog Direct - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

047 - Financial, legal and HR traps of buying and selling small businesses, Chris Ray & Chariss Tatman of C2 Group - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
44:53
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 44:53
047 - Financial, legal and HR traps of buying and selling small businesses, Chris Ray & Chariss Tatman of C2 Group - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

046 - Bootstrapping Product Development, Stephanie Cummings & Tal Berke of Shlocker - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
43:18
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 43:18
046 - Bootstrapping Product Development, Stephanie Cummings & Tal Berke of Shlocker - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

045 - Product development and Kickstarter launch of Botanium, a product that helps people grow herbs and chilis - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
46:11
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 46:11
045 - Product development and Kickstarter launch of Botanium, a product that helps people grow herbs and chilis - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

044 - Turning customizable jackets into a multi-million dollar business, Elyse Daniels of Exodus Wear - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
48:31
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 48:31
044 - Turning customizable jackets into a multi-million dollar business, Elyse Daniels of Exodus Wear - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

043 President Trump's Proposed Trade Policies & U.S. Manufacturing, Chris Mitchell of mfg.com - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
49:38
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 49:38
043 President Trump's Proposed Trade Policies & U.S. Manufacturing, Chris Mitchell of mfg.com - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

042 - All-Natural Insect Repellant & Reusing Failed Products, Stacy Marking with Lemongrass Trading Co - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
33:35
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 33:35
042 - All-Natural Insect Repellant & Reusing Failed Products, Stacy Marking with Lemongrass Trading Co - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

041 - Testing Stereo Components with Jay DeMerit of RockIt Logs - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
49:43
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 49:43
041 - Testing Stereo Components with Jay DeMerit of RockIt Logs - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

040 - Stop Overpaying Your Small Business Taxes, Diane Gardner of Tax Coach 4 You - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
41:22
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 41:22
040 - Stop Overpaying Your Small Business Taxes, Diane Gardner of Tax Coach 4 You - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

039 - Developing a Rock Crushing Machine & Quality Control with Tim Pannell of Rocksgone - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
35:04
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 35:04
039 - Developing a Rock Crushing Machine & Quality Control with Tim Pannell of Rocksgone - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

038 - Validating Conflict-Free Jewelry in Pop-Up Shops with Farah Qureshi - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
42:57
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 42:57
038 - Validating Conflict-Free Jewelry in Pop-Up Shops with Farah Qureshi - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

037 - Launching a Minecraft-Inspired Product with Ruth Stone of Boxhead Crafts - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
32:06
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 32:06
037 - Launching a Minecraft-Inspired Product with Ruth Stone of Boxhead Crafts - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

036 - Helping Wildlife & Developing Ceramic Products with Gavin Christman of Green&Blue - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
56:09
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 56:09
036 - Helping Wildlife & Developing Ceramic Products with Gavin Christman of Green&Blue - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

035 - A 90-Day Advertising Strategy on a Budget with Paul Potratz of The Growth Mindset - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
50:19
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 50:19
035 - A 90-Day Advertising Strategy on a Budget with Paul Potratz of The Growth Mindset - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

034 - Staying Motivated & Overcoming Lack of Money, Time & Skills - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
33:13
2017-12-02 06:18:52 UTC 33:13
034 - Staying Motivated & Overcoming Lack of Money, Time & Skills - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

033 - Top Crowdfunding Mistakes with Khierstyn Ross of Crowdfunding Uncut - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
37:39
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 37:39
033 - Top Crowdfunding Mistakes with Khierstyn Ross of Crowdfunding Uncut - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

032 - Success in Small Niches with Jill Bong of Chicken Armor - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
39:24
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 39:24
032 - Success in Small Niches with Jill Bong of Chicken Armor - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

031 - Product Design & Using Nostalgia in Marketing, Elizabeth Versace of Ecococoon - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
52:30
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 52:30
031 - Product Design & Using Nostalgia in Marketing, Elizabeth Versace of Ecococoon - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

030 - Launching a product with $500 and no industry knowledge, Josh Smith of Libertine Fragrance - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
54:59
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 54:59
030 - Launching a product with $500 and no industry knowledge, Josh Smith of Libertine Fragrance - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

029 - Creating a For-Profit Business with Social Impact, Adam Force of Change Creator - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
50:06
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 50:06
029 - Creating a For-Profit Business with Social Impact, Adam Force of Change Creator - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

028 - Getting into the Home Shopping Network (HSN), Lisa Ruiz of Credible Products - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
53:57
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 53:57
028 - Getting into the Home Shopping Network (HSN), Lisa Ruiz of Credible Products - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

027 - Inventing the Arctic Stick & Crowdfunding, Brandon Adams of Keys to the Crowd - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
45:27
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 45:27
027 - Inventing the Arctic Stick & Crowdfunding, Brandon Adams of Keys to the Crowd - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

026 - Developing Shoes with Removable Heels, Tanya Heath of Tanya Heath Paris - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
49:08
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 49:08
026 - Developing Shoes with Removable Heels, Tanya Heath of Tanya Heath Paris - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

025 - Industrial designer turns based business owner, Robson Splane of the Prorise Seat Assist - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
47:35
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 47:35
025 - Industrial designer turns based business owner, Robson Splane of the Prorise Seat Assist - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

024 - Aligning Passion & Business, Terry Lin of Forever Home Blankets - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
48:19
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 48:19
024 - Aligning Passion & Business, Terry Lin of Forever Home Blankets - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

023 - Making Personal Connections to Customers with the Cheerbox, Tamar Lucien of Mental Happy - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
58:21
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 58:21
023 - Making Personal Connections to Customers with the Cheerbox, Tamar Lucien of Mental Happy - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

022 - Ecommerce Strategy & Customer Persuasion, Chloë Thomas of eCommerce MasterPlan - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
53:56
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 53:56
022 - Ecommerce Strategy & Customer Persuasion, Chloë Thomas of eCommerce MasterPlan - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

021 - Using Public Research to Develop WINK Lash and Brow Oil with Megan Cox of Amalie Beauty - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
40:09
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 40:09
021 - Using Public Research to Develop WINK Lash and Brow Oil with Megan Cox of Amalie Beauty - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

020 - Creating Memorable Customer Experiences, Matt Ruedlinger of Triple R Marketing - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
51:51
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 51:51
020 - Creating Memorable Customer Experiences, Matt Ruedlinger of Triple R Marketing - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

019 - Developing Organic Haircare Products, Susana Stewart & Caroline Maina of Fro Butter - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
52:49
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 52:49
019 - Developing Organic Haircare Products, Susana Stewart & Caroline Maina of Fro Butter - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

018 - Re-inventing the Walker & Manufacturing in the US, Jennifer Harris of Motivo - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
53:56
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 53:56
018 - Re-inventing the Walker & Manufacturing in the US, Jennifer Harris of Motivo - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

017 - Healthy Instant Noodles & Cutting-Edge Vending Machines, Damien Lee of Mr. Lee's Noodles - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
49:14
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 49:14
017 - Healthy Instant Noodles & Cutting-Edge Vending Machines, Damien Lee of Mr. Lee's Noodles - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

016 - Launching an Allergy-Friendly Food Line, Luke Lucas of Foddies - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
53:49
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 53:49
016 - Launching an Allergy-Friendly Food Line, Luke Lucas of Foddies - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

015 - Becoming a leading online (and offline) retailer, Dean Salakas of The Party People - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
54:05
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 54:05
015 - Becoming a leading online (and offline) retailer, Dean Salakas of The Party People - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

014 - Targeting Low-Volume Customers & Building Custom Control Systems, Mickey Swortzel of New Eagle - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
41:52
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 41:52
014 - Targeting Low-Volume Customers & Building Custom Control Systems, Mickey Swortzel of New Eagle - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

013 - From Kitchen to Amazon, Launching All-Natural Cake Mix for Dogs with Kelly Costello of Puppy Cake - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
54:42
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 54:42
013 - From Kitchen to Amazon, Launching All-Natural Cake Mix for Dogs with Kelly Costello of Puppy Cake - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

012 - Testing product ideas. 7 inventors & small business owners share advice - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
32:36
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 32:36
012 - Testing product ideas. 7 inventors & small business owners share advice - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

011 - DIY Design & Manufacturing of Basketball Training Tools, Tony Devine of The Original Profender - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
58:48
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 58:48
011 - DIY Design & Manufacturing of Basketball Training Tools, Tony Devine of The Original Profender - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

010 - I have an idea, now what? Developing, testing & prototyping physical products - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
28:54
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 28:54
010 - I have an idea, now what? Developing, testing & prototyping physical products - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

009 - NDAs, Contracts, Insurance & Other Legal Tips, Gordon Firemark of Entertainment Law Update - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
52:38
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 52:38
009 - NDAs, Contracts, Insurance & Other Legal Tips, Gordon Firemark of Entertainment Law Update - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

008 - Temporary Face Masks & Surviving Shark Tank, Doug Marshall of The Game Face Company - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
53:35
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 53:35
008 - Temporary Face Masks & Surviving Shark Tank, Doug Marshall of The Game Face Company - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

007 - CNC Knitted Scarves & $100K Kickstarter Success, Fabienne Serrière of Knit Yak - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
45:12
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 45:12
007 - CNC Knitted Scarves & $100K Kickstarter Success, Fabienne Serrière of Knit Yak - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

006 - Rebranding & Relaunching a Customizable Swimwear Brand, Kelsey Duffy of Versakini - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
47:54
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 47:54
006 - Rebranding & Relaunching a Customizable Swimwear Brand, Kelsey Duffy of Versakini - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

005 - Creating Miniature Construction Materials, Mat Hofma & Erik Polumbo of Mini Materials - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
47:57
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 47:57
005 - Creating Miniature Construction Materials, Mat Hofma & Erik Polumbo of Mini Materials - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

004 - All-Natural Jerky & Serial Kickstarter Campaigns, Brad Summey of Savage Jerky - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
47:07
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 47:07
004 - All-Natural Jerky & Serial Kickstarter Campaigns, Brad Summey of Savage Jerky - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

003 - DIY Graphic Design Tips, Heidi Pungartnik of Design for Founders - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
38:45
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 38:45
003 - DIY Graphic Design Tips, Heidi Pungartnik of Design for Founders - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

002 - Prototyping, Manufacturing & Selling a Men's Shirt Accessory, David M. Frankel of The Perky Collar - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
1:07:01
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 1:07:01
002 - Prototyping, Manufacturing & Selling a Men's Shirt Accessory, David M. Frankel of The Perky Collar - The Product Startup: Product development for small business

001 - Inventing & DIY Product Development - The Product Startup: Product development for small business
11:32
2017-12-02 06:18:53 UTC 11:32
001 - Inventing & DIY Product Development - The Product Startup: Product development for small business