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Episode #33 - What Goes Into a Good Idea?

After a breif hiatus from the podcast, we are BACK! In this episode, Ed, Jerry, and Nathan discuss good ideas and what it takes to make one! Many inventors come to us and ask if their idea is good - we have specific criteria to find out if it’ll sell! Not every idea is a winner, but the beauty of innovation is that it can get better with some enhancements! Listen to this show for some tips and tricks when developing an idea!


Episode #31 - The Invention Intake Process

In this episode, Jerry and Nathan discuss the invention intake process and what goes into a normal complimentary evaluation with Source Direct. Keeping inventors educated is what we specialize in! We discuss red flags and things you need to look for when choosing an invention company.


Episode #29 - Inventor Confidence

There are scams everywhere in the inventing industry. Companies and Individuals will do all they can to steal ideas and produce them as “their own”. We aren’t those people. Yes, we know, words only go so far, but Source Direct has the backing to prove it. Our goal is to educate inventors and prevent scams! In this episode, we go over the initial intake processes for inventors, and even answer questions about intellectual property theft. Tune in!


Episode #27 - Inventing Questions

How do I file for a patent? Should I insure my prototype? Is selling my product on consignment a good idea? All of these questions and MORE are answered in episode #27 of the Source Direct Inventing Experts Podcast!


Episode #26 - The History of Source Direct

Becoming an inventing expert takes a long time - our founder, Ed Mauro, is one of the top inventing experts in the country. His 30+ years of experience helps our inventors every single day! In this episode, we get down to the nitty gritty of Ed’s inventing past, and the high/low points of his experience. If you’re a new inventor, don’t miss this episode! As always, if you need assistance developing your product, call us today at 888-373-3876 x213! Don’t fall for scams!


Episode #21 - Inventor Interview - Tony Naranjo of The Child Guardian

In this episode of the podcast, we talk to Tony Naranjo - he’s the inventor of The Child Guardian, a brand new pool safety product that prevents young children from drowning. It’s a fabulous product, and we were fortunate enough to have helped Tony get it manufactured and now marketed! Tony gives us some fantastic advice for moving forward with an invention, and why you should use a company like Source Direct to help you!


Episode #19 - Final Show of the Year & Aqua Vault Interview (as seen on SHARK TANK!)

This is our final episode of 2016! Thanks to all of our amazing listeners for helping us become one of the top inventing podcasts online! In this episode, we chat with Rob, one of the co-founders of AQUA VAULT. We helped them refine their original product and get their first product orders - they went on to be super successful AND had a great appearance on Shark Tank, where they made a deal with Daymond John! Rob gives some valuable tips on inventing, and being in business as an inventor....


Episode #16 - Questions, Questions, Questions!

Our most requested podcast is our Q&A! Inventors always have questions on the inventing process, and we are here to answer them all! Why does sourcing take more than 60 days? What happens if your shipping container falls into the ocean? What are some good advertising possibilities for your invention? The answers to these questions and more are in episode #16 of our show!


Episode #15 - Crowdfunding and our PAY AS YOU GO Program!

In this episode of our show, we chat with Bill Hennessey - he handles our crowdfunding department at Source Direct. He’s led many crowdfunding campaigns to success, and he shares some tips that all inventors should know! We also discuss our new “pay as you go” plan with Source Direct. Don’t let finances stand in the way of progressing on your invention - we can help!


Episode #4 - Packaging and Design

In this episode we bring in Jacob, our graphic designer and packaging expert, and he gives us some tips to make sure your product is stunning to the consumer’s eye. Learn some valuable information in this episode when it comes to preparing your product for the store shelves!


Episode #1 - Welcome to Source Direct

Source Direct helps inventors with their ideas from concept to completion - helping them get onto the store shelves! Ed is the Founder of Source Direct, and is a wealth of knowledge for new inventors looking to make a splash in the industry. Nathan is the Marketing and Client Networking Director for Source Direct, and also acts as the host for all podcasts. What should you look out for as an inventor? What is licensing? Is it hard to invent something? Tune in and find out.


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