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. 

31 of 31 students recommendSee All

I liked this class very much and it helped me get a better understanding. Liz mentioned a lot of good points.
This class really gives a detailed look and paints a clear pic of all the steps to getting your products manufactured.
LaKita Harmon

Image is Nothing. Life is Everything.

This class was SO GREAT. I'm a designer with no manufacturing experience and this, even if it is basic, is one of the best, most SIMPLE foundations to be able to spring from. The rest is just leg work and motivation. THANK YOU LIZ!
Evan Nagan

Founder - Fellow Man





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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