How We Make Stuff Now

How We Make Stuff Now

Turn Ideas Into Products That Build Successful Businesses

Book - 2019
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This step-by-step DIY guide shows entrepreneurs how to create and launch new products, package and market to consumers, and build a thriving business.

Do you have an idea for a business but don't know where to start? Thanks to high-speed Internet, game-changing technology, and innovative new platforms, you can go from idea to marketplace on a shoestring budget--and join the growing movement of successful Makers who've built their businesses from the ground up.

In How We Make Stuff Now , Jules Pieri--cofounder and CEO of The Grommet, a product launch platform that helps innovative products reach a community of millions--guides you through every step of the consumer product creation process. Learn how to:

* Develop an idea with vision and heart

* Tap into established sources of expertise

* Formulate and refine your business plan

* Design a product from prototype to perfection

* Find the funds you need to launch your business

* Explore innovative packaging, manufacturing, and distribution options

* Market your product via social media and online sites

* Manage your finances and inventory to maximize profits

* Expand your business and grow into the global marketplace

You'll find fascinating case studies of successful startups--and discover how the smartest entrepreneurs overcome obstacles, solve challenges, and rise above the competition to deliver innovative products that consumers can't resist. It's all here in one easy-to-use action plan.

Whether you're a self-starting newcomer to the world of e-commerce, a member of the Maker Movement, or an experienced entrepreneur, the first crucial step in your journey to turning little ideas into big businesses is learning How We Make Stuff Now .

Publisher: New York :, McGraw-Hill Education,, [2019]
ISBN: 9781260135855
Branch Call Number: 658.575 PIE
Characteristics: xiv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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