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How to Find a Manufacturer for Your Product Business

How to Find a Manufacturer for Your Product Business

When you’re running a product business, choosing a manufacturer is a big decision. It’s easy to get caught up in all of the other choices you need to make, from your tagline to your packaging to your website.  But without a reliable manufacturer, the entire system for your business will stall. Choosing the right manufacturer… Continue Reading

Do adaptogens belong in your product line?

Do adaptogens belong in your product line?

It’s no secret that modern culture is a perfect environment for stress. There’s so much to do in so little time, and finding quiet places or a spare moment for mindfulness is its own (stress-inducing) challenge. When it comes to the human body, a little bit of stress is actually a good thing. Stress gets… Continue Reading

Four Common Mistakes Businesses Make on Instagram (And How to Avoid Them)

Four Common Mistakes Businesses Make on Instagram (And How to Avoid Them)

For product businesses, Instagram offers a world of possibilities. There are more than 1.15 billion active users on Instagram, and 90% of those users follow at least one business on the platform.  The average conversion rate on Instagram is 1.08%, with an average order value of $65. When you start to do the math, it’s… Continue Reading

7 Tips for Crafting Packaging Copy that Stands Out from the Crowd

7 Tips for Crafting Packaging Copy that Stands Out from the Crowd

Your packaging has to do more than just look perfect. It also has to convince people to buy your product. That’s where the copy comes into play. It’s also where many brands get tripped up.  How do you say what you want to say in an engaging way? Crafting the perfect copy can be intimidating. … Continue Reading

How to Design an Impressive Website for Your Product Business: 5 Tips for Success

How to Design an Impressive Website for Your Product Business: 5 Tips for Success

When you’re ready to launch your product business, you’ll need to set up a website. Even if you run a brick-and-mortar business, embracing the e-commerce world will help you expand your reach and make your sales. Your website will serve both as a way for customers to get to know your brand and a way… Continue Reading

Use This Tool to Find the Right Customer for Your Product Business

Use This Tool to Find the Right Customer for Your Product Business

How you think launching a product is going to go: Come up with a great product Figure out who’s going to buy it Manufacture, market, and distribute Voila! Million dollar business.  That’s the idea that many product business owners have in their heads. But in reality, that method misses the mark.  If you’re not focused… Continue Reading

The Future of Social Media Marketing: Is it Dead? Or is it Just Shifting?

The Future of Social Media Marketing: Is it Dead? Or is it Just Shifting?

Social media is a two-edged sword for businesses. There’s no doubt that social media offers big opportunities for marketing. But it’s also changing constantly—algorithm changes, new ad rules, and social media trends all play a factor. Businesses have to stay up-to-date on changes and what they mean for marketing.  Between new algorithms that place value… Continue Reading

How to Simplify the Budget Process and Determine the Startup Costs for Your Product Business

How to Simplify the Budget Process and Determine the Startup Costs for Your Product Business

One of the most important things to think about when starting your business is your budget. Your goal is to make money, and your budget affects every business decision you make. When working out your budget, you need to make sure you have the capital to cover everything you need to get your product business… Continue Reading

How to Legally Establish Your Product Business—From Choosing the Right Legal Structure to Securing Licenses

How to Legally Establish Your Product Business—From Choosing the Right Legal Structure to Securing Licenses

As you launch a product business, you’re going to need to take the steps to legally set up your business. You have to decide your legal structure, apply for an EIN, and figure out what licenses you need for your business. It can feel daunting to deal with the legal side of your business, but… Continue Reading

Problems, Personas, and Profits: How to Find the Right Niche for Your Product Business

Problems, Personas, and Profits: How to Find the Right Niche for Your Product Business

When you launch a product business, it can be tempting to not choose a definitive niche. You might think you don’t want to limit yourself, opting instead to appeal to as many people as possible. But the truth is that without a specific niche, you are likely to struggle when you’re starting out. Your niche… Continue Reading