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Episode #32 - Revisiting Sales and Marketing

In this episode of the Podcast, we bring in Amanda - she is our Advertising and Internet Sales associate at Source Direct. She works with online retailers to list and sell product once it’s completed manufacturing. Buyers and consumers are more likely to purchase your product if the presentation is amazing, and we give some tips on what you should do during the design process. Also, your product must have a VIDEO! We explain why in this podcast - tune in!

Duration: 00:23:21

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.

Duration: 00:16:55

Episode #30 - Patents Revisited

In this episode of the podcast, we chat with Jeffrey Herman of Integrity Patent Group. He answers some commonly asked questions in regards to patent law, and what new inventors should look for at the beginning of the patent process!

Duration: 00:17:25

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!

Duration: 00:27:56

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!

Duration: 00:24:29

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!

Duration: 00:37:33

Episode #25 - Social Media Management for Inventors

Confronting her fears of being in front of mic, we finally have Autumn (wait, or is it Amber?) on the podcast! She talks about social media and how it can help your product and your business! There are many social media tips in this episode - don’t miss out! Tune in!

Duration: 00:26:25

Episode #24 - Inventor Interview and Internet Sales/Marketing Your Invention

On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Steve Garcia - he’s an inventor of a new product that is in the early stages of design and development. Steve utilizes our PAY AS YOU GO Program, giving him the flexibility of stopping and starting his project whenever he wants! He gives us some insight into his product, and how he’s handling the inventing process. Then, we chat with Sarah - our new Internet Key Account Manager. She is responsible for selling products for new inventors when they...

Duration: 00:37:17

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!

Duration: 00:23:12

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....

Duration: 00:33:11

Episode #18 - Sow & Snow Story

This episode is unique! We get to speak with Molly - her father John invented a product called the Sow & Snow. Unfortunately, John passed away during the development of the product, and his family is carrying on his legacy to get it finished and into the stores! Source Direct had been helping John get the invention just right, and now it’s in Molly’s hands! In this episode, she tells us all about the product, and her Dad’s story! We can’t wait to get this product completed!

Duration: 00:26:42

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!

Duration: 00:25:27

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!

Duration: 00:24:33

Episode #7 - Getting Your Products to the Warehouse - Logistics/Shipping/Freight

In this episode of the Source Direct podcast, we speak with Krista Mauro - she’s responsible for shipping and logistics for all new inventions that come in from overseas and beyond. We divulge some very important information when it comes to fees, timetables, regulations, and more! This episode is NOT one to miss if you’re about to begin manufacturing of a product!

Duration: 00:23:03

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!

Duration: 00:19:50

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.

Duration: 00:19:12