How We Make Stuff Now: Turn Ideas into Products That Build Successful Businesses

  • 10h 43m 52s
  • Jules Pieri
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2019

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.

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.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - A Brief History of Consumer Products
  • Chapter 2 - Where Do Great Ideas Come from?
  • Chapter 3 - Educating the New Entrepreneur
  • Chapter 4 - Tapping Established Expertise
  • Chapter 5 - Market Research
  • Chapter 6 - Design and Documentation
  • Chapter 7 - Intellectual Property
  • Chapter 8 - Prototyping
  • Chapter 9 - Industry Access and Exposure
  • Chapter 10 - Funding
  • Chapter 11 - Manufacturing
  • Chapter 12 - Packaging
  • Chapter 13 - Marketing
  • Chapter 14 - Retail Distribution
  • Chapter 15 - Direct to Consumer (DTC)
  • Chapter 16 - Logistics
  • Chapter 17 - E-Commerce and Payments
  • Chapter 18 - Customer Experience
  • Chapter 19 - Financial Management
  • Chapter 20 - Inventory Management
  • Chapter 21 - Growing into the Future