From Idea To Mass Product From Scratch w/ Andrea Thomas
In this week’s episode we are talking with physical product and e-commerce scaling expert Andrea Thomas who shares with us what’s it’s like to:
–Think up an idea (like on Shark Tank) and actually getting created and mass produced.
–All the dirty details of getting prototype made
–Finding suppliers, laborers and importing your finish goods back into the US if you need too
–The right questions to ask about patenting your products and who you should be asking
–How to find over seas suppliers and when it’s a smart (or dumb) move
–How to get your original products sold on Amazon and how to say in their good graces
–How she turn an ordering mishap into a golden opportunity
Resources mentioned //
Scratch Me Not – Shelves Flip Mitten Sleeves for scratching thumb-sucking, hair pulling & more. (Andrea’s physical product company).
Andrea’s must join Women of Ecommerce Facebook Group-
Andrea’s New Course – Social To Sales For Scaling Your Ecom Business –
Andrea’s Grow Your Online Store Website
Get 2 years worth of email ideas so you don’t need to worry about what to email your list until 2021! –
https://www.alibaba.com for sourcing drop shipping and Ecom products
Andrea Thomas Official Bio:
She invented the Award Winning ScratchMeNot being used by children worldwide. Her and her products have been featured in several publications and platforms throughout the years. She knows by increasing her sales tremendously over the years, she is reaching more little ones, giving them protection and relief and their parents peace! To this day, she raises awareness around skin conditions affecting children.
As a mother of 5, she is a speaker and community advocate to raise awareness around skin conditions and allergies affecting children, as well as encouraging women within e-commerce to grow and scale their businesses to expand their own movement. Most recently, she celebrated her 10,000th order on one of her sales channels and continuing to grow as she guides others to their own success.
Today, she continues to run ScratchMeNot and teaching others who manufacture, wholesale, private label – selling physical products -how to Launch & Scale their business…profitably.
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