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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

Creating a Product Line that Sells (Even if You’re Just Getting Started)

Creating a Product Line that Sells (Even if You’re Just Getting Started)

Creating a product line that sells isn’t easy. Every year, thousands of businesses launch, and you’re likely to face competition, no matter what niche you choose.  In order for your product line to be profitable, you have to find a way to stand out, even in competitive markets.  Fortunately, there are some steps you can… 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

Sobriety and Sober Curiosity: Why Beverage Brands Need to Embrace the Trend of Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Sobriety and Sober Curiosity: Why Beverage Brands Need to Embrace the Trend of Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Alcohol, step aside—there’s a new trend in town: mocktails and non-alcoholic adult drinks.  After the pandemic started, alcohol sales skyrocketed. Sales of alcohol outside of restaurants and bars rose by 24%. That wasn’t necessarily surprising—people were staying at home more, avoiding bars, and increasing their grocery budgets in general. Combined with an increase in struggles… Continue Reading

How to Write a Compelling Business Tagline that Your Customers Will Love

How to Write a Compelling Business Tagline that Your Customers Will Love

As a new business owner, you have what seems like a neverending list of things to do. One of the many is your tagline! How do you write a great business tagline that communicates what you do and resonates with your customers?  Of course, a great tagline isn’t necessary for every business. If you have… 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

Everything You Need to Know About Wholesale for Your Product Business

Everything You Need to Know About Wholesale for Your Product Business

As you establish your product business, you might opt to sell your products wholesale. When you sell wholesale, you sell your products at a lower price to a retailer or a third party, who then sells them directly to their customers. Many product businesses sell directly to their customers, but depending on your circumstances, it… Continue Reading

Which Manufacturing Path To Choose for Your Beauty Product: The Pros and Cons of Custom vs Private Label

Which Manufacturing Path To Choose for Your Beauty Product: The Pros and Cons of Custom vs Private Label

One of the many choices you face when running a beauty company is what manufacturing method to choose. There are three paths you can take for manufacturing your beauty products—private label, semi-custom formula, and custom formula.  Each manufacturing path is right in certain situations, and each has its pros and cons. You’ll have to consider… Continue Reading

Do You Have What It Takes To Launch a Beauty Brand? Here’s How to Find Out.

Do You Have What It Takes To Launch a Beauty Brand? Here’s How to Find Out.

Launching a beauty brand isn’t for everyone. It’s exciting and appealing, but it’s also a process with a lot of moving parts. It requires in-depth planning, tenacity, and the willingness to pivot when things aren’t working.  Through the process of launching and operating my own beauty brand— 42 Dubonnet— I learned a lot of lessons.… Continue Reading

Planning a Flawless Launch for Your Product Business: 10 Key Steps for Success

Planning a Flawless Launch for Your Product Business: 10 Key Steps for Success

You’ve chosen your business name, set up your business legally, selected a manufacturer, and planned out your design and copy—now it’s time for the launch! Launching your product business is very exciting. But it’s important that you launch your business strategically. Your goals for your launch are to build your email list, get people excited… Continue Reading