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078: Selling Products Direct to End-Users via Shopify

MAKO Design + Invent – June 2, 2021

With Tom Patterson, Founder of Wknd Digital

Tom Patterson is the Founder of multiple companies in the hardware space. 1. He owns a number of e-commerce brands and even owns his own manufacturing facility for one of his clothing lines. 2. He also owns an e-commerce agency that helps products scale from zero all the way up to 9-figure online sales. Today Tom is going to share some valuable knowledge on how inventors, startups, and small manufacturers should consider selling directly to customers to start building their product line, and how to do it well.

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