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The Harvest Growth Podcast

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Listen to inspirational stories from successful inventors and entrepreneurs as our host, Jon LaClare, founder of Harvest Growth, leads interviews targeted at helping aspiring inventors and market-leading entrepreneurs alike. If you’d like to see how Harvest Growth can help grow your product business, click below.

Listen to inspirational stories from successful inventors and entrepreneurs as our host, Jon LaClare, founder of Harvest Growth, leads interviews targeted at helping aspiring inventors and market-leading entrepreneurs alike. If you’d like to see how Harvest Growth can help grow your product business, click below.

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United States

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Listen to inspirational stories from successful inventors and entrepreneurs as our host, Jon LaClare, founder of Harvest Growth, leads interviews targeted at helping aspiring inventors and market-leading entrepreneurs alike. If you’d like to see how Harvest Growth can help grow your product business, click below.

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English

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Episodes

Grow Your Product Sales During COVID-19 - HYFIT

10/30/2020
“Go to sleep with a win, wake up with a loss.” Sometimes, that’s what it feels like to be an entrepreneur. But Guy Bar has found a fast path to success with his DTC fitness product company, HYFIT. He still has those days where he faces challenges like the rest of us, but in today’s interview, Guy shares his story in a way that will inspire you and help you to improve your own business. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •Overcoming COVID-19 manufacturing hurdles...

Duration:00:23:28

Niche Down to Accelerate Growth – Mallama Skincare

10/20/2020
How do you stand out in the crowded skincare category? There are literally thousands of skincare brands, and they are all saying basically the same thing. How do you break through the clutter? Rish Sharma, founder of Mallama Skincare (mallama.com), grew a previous business to 9 figures, and he shares some key insights that will help any product marketer accelerate their growth. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •Finding a profitable niche in a crowded category...

Duration:00:22:08

B2B Marketing: Selling to Businesses with Smart Digital Marketing Strategies

9/18/2020
Even if you consider your company Business to Consumer (B2C), it’s important to understand Business to Business (B2B) strategies so you can sell higher quantities at a time to retail buyers, distributors and wholesalers. And in this world where trade shows are non-existent, there are several strategies that can be used to connect directly with your B2B contacts. Mike Mayer, the founder of Main Event Digital, has over 23 years experience in B2B marketing, and he shares the top strategies that...

Duration:00:23:58

COVID: Transition Your Product Business from Retail to E-Commerce

9/11/2020
2020 is a strange year for every business, but some of the hardest hit businesses are those that depend heavily on retail sales. Charles Spitaletta, the CEO of Lola Products led his company through a transition from retail to e-commerce over 10 years ago, and he gives great advice in today’s podcast interview for anyone that is seeking to focus their business on a new path. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •Developing new products that can compete and become...

Duration:00:34:55

Think & Grow Rich for Inventors

7/30/2020
Can you make money from a patent on an existing technology? Ron Brown patented his idea for an upside down ketchup bottle and sold it for $13mm, even though he had no experience developing plastic bottles. John Rizvi, “The Patent Professor,” shares this inspiring story and many more as he teaches how to profit from inventions. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: Learn more about how to protect and profit from your ideas at ThePatentProfessor.com, or for a Free...

Duration:00:37:25

America's Franchise Matchmaker: Careyann Golliver

7/23/2020
We’ve all seen the ads to “be your own boss,” and it seems that everyone I talk to says they want to be an entrepreneur. Often, the hardest part is coming up with the idea for what business to start. For many people, franchising an already successful business concept is the best approach. For years, Careyann Golliver has been helping people figure out if franchising is right for them and then find the best franchise options to pursue. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll...

Duration:00:32:49

Grow Your Business Virtually

6/17/2020
In today’s Harvest Growth Podcast interview, Daniel Ramsey, the Founder and CEO of MyOutDesk.com, asks the powerful question, “if you were forced to double your business, what tasks would you remove from yourself so you could focus 100% of your efforts on growth?” MyOutDesk has employed 1,200 virtual employees and helped over 6,000 clients off-load tasks from themselves so they could grow their own businesses. Whether or not you are considering hiring virtual employees, during COVID even...

Duration:00:29:23

Shark Tank Deal with No Revenues: BenjiLock

5/29/2020
How do you get a deal with Shark Tank’s Mr. Wonderful, Kevin O’Leary, when you have no revenues? How do you get laid off one day and start a multi-million-dollar business the next? Robbie Cabral, the founder of BenjiLock shares his fascinating story on how he built his company with little business experience and in the face of hardship. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: If you have a product you are looking to launch or grow and you would like some help from a...

Duration:00:29:45

Mental Wellness – Stay Positive in Crisis and Beyond

5/15/2020
How do you maintain your mental presence and clarity when the stresses of life feel overwhelming? Can you and your company emerge from the COVID-19 economic challenges stronger than you were before? In today’s Harvest Growth Podcast, Ernie Manansala shares his personal story on the tools he has used to build wildly successful businesses like NOS Energy Drink and countless others, despite being a high school dropout. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •Three...

Duration:00:34:00

InstaSteam – Electricity-Free and Hands-Free Clothing Steamer

5/11/2020
What if there were a way to steam your clothes quickly and easily, with no electricity and in a non-flammable way? If you are a traveler, then you have certainly asked a similar question. Ari Hirsch saw this problem as an opportunity and developed InstaSteam to help travelers look their best, no matter where they are in the world. In today’s podcast, he shares his story and provides a product giveaway at the end. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •How to...

Duration:00:27:12

FIBER FIX & Eric Child: Grow Your Consumer Product Business

4/30/2020
What’s it like to get a successful deal on Shark Tank? And then to sell over $1 million in one day on QVC? How can you generate over 100 million views of your viral video? My longtime friend and serial entrepreneur, Eric Child answers these candid questions and much more as he shares the story of how he founded and grew Fiber Fix and several other consumer product companies, many of which have been sold off at a great profit. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll...

Duration:00:30:03

BOLL & BRANCH – Growing From Zero to $100mm

4/8/2020
Can you build a business from zero to $100 million without investors? How do you drive initial revenues while you are low on funding? Scott Tannen, my good friend and founder of BollAndBranch.com, answers these questions and so much more as he shares his incredible success story. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •Why being “old” (i.e. over the age of 30) when you start your business can be a huge advantage. •How radio advertising completely changed their...

Duration:00:33:28

Your Business Can Overcome COVID 19 – Jana Danielson

3/31/2020
Did you know that 30% of small businesses not only survived but flourished in the decade after the Great Depression? How can we transform our businesses to thrive during these unprecedented economic times? Jana Danielson is the owner of Lead Pilates and Metta District, both of which are location-based businesses with a total of 47 employees. When her entire Canadian province was ordered to shelter in place, Jana pivoted her entire business to sell online content and services, and she was...

Duration:00:31:29

Gusher.co: Building a Team of Experts to Help Grow Your Business

3/26/2020
Building a business can make you feel very alone at times, and there is value in working with a team of experts to help guide your strategy, but how do you afford a team in the early stages unless you have venture funding? Chris Joyce shares how Gusher.co helps startups work with teams of proven experts that earn equity rather than salaries, so you can use your capital for driving growth, which is especially crucial in the early stages of a new business. In today’s episode of the Harvest...

Duration:00:26:26

License Your Invention For Royalties

3/12/2020
Is it possible to still find success with your invention after 13 years of trials and struggles? Alan Beckley, host of the Inventors Helping Inventors podcast, invented the Wonder Wallet and knocked on doors for years with little success until he secured a license deal and went on to sell over 2.5 million units of his product. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, Alan shares his story as well as how you can find success much more quickly with your invention. We’ll cover these...

Duration:00:27:05

Kilo Gear Cut: How To Make Your Product Marketing Easy

3/6/2020
When you have an amazing product, the marketing should be easy, right? As many entrepreneurs know, that’s often far from true. Getting your new brand out there in a profitable way can be difficult, but Trent Brown shares his story on how he has built Kilo Gear Cut into a fast success by setting the groundwork first. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •Achieving word of mouth success through “whisper marketing.” •Keeping your business in “forever beta,” so you...

Duration:00:31:02

Everything You Need to Know about Manufacturing Your Product

2/22/2020
How do you manufacture your product at a low cost without sacrificing quality? Then what do you do when Chinese tariffs increase your costs and eat up your margin? Austin Casselman, founder of Implement Now, works with dozens of brands, from startup to Fortune 500, and helps them secure the best possible manufacturing options. Along the way, Austin also launched a hunting apparel company, CatchinDeers.com, that has generated millions of video views with their hilarious videos, and more...

Duration:00:34:19

“Parketing”: Learnings from a Local Dog Park Led to the Next Great Pet Food Innovation

2/13/2020
How do you get valuable market research learnings in the early days when your budget is limited? From there, how do you grow into a massively successful business with a 100,000 square foot production space and a long list of loyal followers returning to buy from you month after month? Alex Jarrell, the founder of Nom Nom answers these questions and many more as she shares the story of the founding and growth of her fresh pet food e-commerce business. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth...

Duration:00:27:56

Winning in a Competitive Product Category

2/5/2020
How do you marry your previous experience in a completely different field into a successful product marketing business? …Especially when many of your competitors are entrenched in retail, and some have been around for over 100 years? In today’s interview, I speak with Michelle Whalen, the founder of The Andover Bear Company. She worked as an architect for many years, and she shares in her story how that experience has helped her to grow her teddy bear business with creative marketing...

Duration:00:29:47

Double Your Revenues by Focusing on This One Thing

1/30/2020
Is it possible to double your revenues with just one change to your business? Can you achieve hyper growth and still be profitable in year 1? Arthur Menard, one of the founders of Lambs Radiation Proof Underwear answers these questions and many more. In today’s episode of the Harvest Growth Podcast, we’ll cover: •How to drastically increase your growth with relentless focus on this one key metric. •Get immediate attention for your business, even on day one, and even with a limited...

Duration:00:28:05