079: How To Start Selling Your Product Then Scale - MAKO Design + Invent

079: How To Start Selling Your Product Then Scale

MAKO Design + Invent – June 9, 2021

With Jan Cavelle, founder of Cavelle Furniture

Jan Cavelle was the Founder and CEO for 20 years of Jan Cavelle Furniture Company which designed, manufactured, and sold their own furniture to wholesalers all over the world. She is also the author of Scale for Success, a book that helps startups go from their first sales to becoming a multi-million dollar empire. Today Jan is going to share some valuable knowledge on how inventors, startups, and small manufacturers can make their first sales by just picking up the phones. She will then go into some tips on how to scale your business, and how to learn from some of the best sales techniques in a very old industry.

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Jan Cavelle / Jan Cavelle Furniture Company Links:

  • LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jancavelle/
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/jancavelle
  • Website: https://jancavelle.co.uk/
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JanCavelleWriter

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Thanks for tuning in! See you next time.

About Us: MAKO Design + Invent is the original firm providing world-class consumer product development services tailored to small businesses, startups, and inventors. Simply put, we are the leading one-stop-shop for developing your physical product from idea to store shelves, all in a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely manner. We operate as one powerhouse 30-person product design team spread across 4 offices to serve you (Austin, Miami, San Francisco, & Toronto). We have full-stack in-house industrial design, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, patent referral, prototyping, and manufacturing services. To assist our startup and inventor clients, in addition to above, we help with business strategy, product strategy, marketing, and sales/distribution for all consumer product categories. Also, our founder Kevin Mako hosts The Product Startup Podcast, the industry’s leading hardware podcast. Check it out for tips, interviews, and best practices for hardware startups, inventors, and product developers. Feel free to Contact Us anytime for help with your project.