5 Steps to Manufacture Your Product Idea in the USA

Liz Long, Consultant to Product Makers

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10 Videos (43m)
    • Class Overview

    • About Liz

    • Project Overview

    • Step 1: Develop the Design

    • Step 2: Find the Right Partners

    • Step 3: Negotiate Terms

    • Step 4: Plan for Quality

    • Step 5: Give the Green Light

    • Your Supply Chain

    • Questions?


About This Class


Are you a beginner in the world of product design and manufacturing? Do you have an idea for a product that you'd like to make in the USA? This class is for you! 

We'll cover: 

  • The benefits of "Made in the USA"
  • Where to find US-based partners to help you develop, produce, and ship your product. 
  • The key terms to establish with every partner in your supply chain. 
  • Best practices for managing quality. 
  • Common beginner's mistakes and how to avoid them. 

And more!

Join us and get started turning your great idea into a finished, sellable product. 

33 of 33 students recommendSee All

Great outline of manufacturing your own product in the United States. This is a solid course that will get you started.
Scott Foster

Adze Woodcraft, Hardwood Crochet Hooks

I had no knowledge about production and this was a great introduction!
I liked this class very much and it helped me get a better understanding. Liz mentioned a lot of good points.





Liz Long

Consultant to Product Makers

A leader in the "maker's movement," Liz Long has worked with thousands of entrepreneurs to bring their product ideas to life. Through classes, live events, and one-on-one support, Liz demystifies topics like design, sourcing, and quality control, and provides a step-by-step formula for turning concepts into successfully manufactured goods.

Liz is the creator of Learn to Make a Product, the in-house "Sourcing Expert" at Maker's Row, and has a decade of experience running her own product...

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