EP76: Tom & Dan get physical with Studio Neat

Tom and Dan had one of the most successful Kickstarters of 2010 when they released the Glif. But was that enough to launch full-time careers as product makers?

In this episode, they delve into how they started Studio Neat (their company) and give tons of practical tips for building physical products, and doing crowdfunding campaigns.

 

(This episode contains giggles)

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EP75: Jason Zook on why he’s selling his future

Jason Zook has a different perspective on life and business. He’s not afraid to try weird and crazy business ideas.

In 2008 he started a business called I Wear Your Shirt. Over 5 years he earned over $1 million in revenue from wearing over 1,600 sponsored t-shirts. Following that business, he sold the rights to his last name (he was Jason Headsetsdotcom and Jason Surfrapp for awhile).

Jason joins me to talk about his new project: Buy My Future. Until October 6 people can buy everything he’s ever created, plus everything he’s going to create, for one price.

He explains the motivation behind the project, and how the launch is going so far (including revenue numbers).

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EP74: Tracy Osborn – launching a Kickstarter, a book, a SaaS!

If you want to launch your own Kickstarter, write your own book, or build your own web application you’re going to love this episode.

Tracy Osborn is a serious bad-ass who’s done all three! She’s my guest this week.

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EP73: Justin Jackson – “How I got into products”

I was recently on the Chasing Product podcast with Chris Hawkins. Chris is a good interviewer: he asked a lot of great questions about my back-story, and how I got into products.

There’s this independence and self-reliance that comes from making your own products.

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