Most small business owners and entrepreneurs are interested in building out their product idea, not fussing with a 3D printer. The promise of “press the print button" and, voila, your product prototype is ready within minutes — is a myth. The best way to prototype is to use one of the many 3D Printing Service Bureaus.
Creating your first apparel product can be a daunting task. Especially if you don’t know where to start. Before you can “officially” make your product in a factory, you will need to create a production-ready sample for factories to replicate. You can hire someone to do all the ground work for you but if you are looking to build a fashion business from your product idea, then you will have to start thinking strategically BEFORE you finalized your apparel product designs with a manufacturer or technical consultant.
It's finally happened. After years of kicking around mere "ideas," you've thought up something worthy of all caps: THE IDEA. The one that will let you quit your full-time job, earn you a billion dollars, and eventually own your own island. Here's the problem, you don't know how to turn your brilliant idea into a brilliant product that consumers everywhere will want to buy.
Attracting repeat shoppers is a goal for any small business owner. The key is wowing customers every step of the way. But where do you start? You may think it's your company's website design, but you're forgetting something. Consider the humble packaging label for your products. Never fear, we're here to show you how to make a big statement with a few simple product packaging design tips.
Before investing time and money into manufacturing a product you'll need to make sure you have a working and viable product to produce. Creating a working product prototype is a hugely important step in that process.
Whether you are an established designer or aspiring fashion entrepreneur, properly communicating your design ideas is crucial to the outcome of your product. You have your product idea, what next? Do you start meeting with factories? Do you hire a consultant? How does product development work? What does it take to produce in America?
A logo is an important part of your brand identity, but coming up with a concept that you can live with is tricky. These tips will help you learn how to create a logo you'll love. We'll walk you through the essentials - from working with a designer to knowing what file formats you'll need and ideas for creating a logo with staying power.
Blue Mountain Vineyards draws on old-world traditions to produce small-batch wines from grapes grown on a terraced Pennsylvania hillside. To help engage customers and drive sales, the winery benefits from modern social media strategies.
Let’s face it. Building a website is not easy. The layout, the photos, and ugh, the copywriting.
Every piece of communication you have with a customer tells them a little something about you (or your business). That personality is your online persona, or brand persona. Believe it or not, a brand persona can impact whether a visitor clicks a button, fills out a form or makes a purchase.
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At Weebly, we believe that everyone deserves a chance to build something new and do what they love. The Inspiration Center features experts sharing what they've learned about starting and growing these types of big ideas.