Episode #33 - What Goes Into a Good Idea?

October 6, 2017

After a brief hiatus from the podcast, we are BACK! In this episode, Ed, Jerry, and Nathan discuss good ideas and what it takes to make one! Many inventors come to us and ask if their idea is good - we have specific criteria to find out if it'll sell! Not every idea is a winner, but the beauty of innovation is that it can get better with some enhancements! Listen to this show for some tips and tricks when developing an idea! 


Episode #32 - Revisiting Sales and Marketing

August 10, 2017

In this episode of the Podcast, we bring in Amanda - she is our Advertising and Internet Sales associate at Source Direct. She works with online retailers to list and sell product once it's completed manufacturing. Buyers and consumers are more likely to purchase your product if the presentation is amazing, and we give some tips on what you should do during the design process. Also, your product must have a VIDEO! We explain why in this podcast - tune in! 


Episode #31 - The Invention Intake Process

July 13, 2017

In this episode, Jerry and Nathan discuss the invention intake process and what goes into a normal complimentary evaluation with Source Direct. Keeping inventors educated is what we specialize in! We discuss red flags and things you need to look for when choosing an invention company.


Episode #30 - Patents Revisited

June 16, 2017

In this episode of the podcast, we chat with Jeffrey Herman of Integrity Patent Group. He answers some commonly asked questions in regards to patent law, and what new inventors should look for at the beginning of the patent process! 


Episode #29 - Inventor Confidence

May 11, 2017

There are scams everywhere in the inventing industry. Companies and Individuals will do all they can to steal ideas and produce them as "their own". We aren't those people. Yes, we know, words only go so far, but Source Direct has the backing to prove it. Our goal is to educate inventors and prevent scams! In this episode, we go over the initial intake processes for inventors, and even answer questions about intellectual property theft. Tune in! 


Episode #28 - Finances and Inventing

April 27, 2017

In this episode, we discuss invention financing - how does it work? What kind of money will you need to get the project going? Source Direct has developed some amazing programs to help the normal "everyday" inventor get started. Don't fall victim to financial scams in the inventing industry! 


Episode #27 - Inventing Questions

April 13, 2017

How do I file for a patent? Should I insure my prototype? Is selling my product on consignment a good idea? All of these questions and MORE are answered in episode #27 of the Source Direct Inventing Experts Podcast! 


SPECIAL EPISODE - Q&A With Ed Mauro - Virginia Innovators Network

April 11, 2017

This episode is a recording of Ed Mauro, our founder, presenting via Skype to the Virginia Innovators/Inventors Network! Ed answers many questions about the invention process and even gives insider knowledge into manufacturing and logistics! If you're an aspiring inventor, this seminar is for YOU! (PLEASE NOTE: this is a live ambient recording, so it's not as clear as our usual podcasts)


Episode #26 - The History of Source Direct

April 6, 2017

Becoming an inventing expert takes a long time - our founder, Ed Mauro, is one of the top inventing experts in the country. His 30+ years of experience helps our inventors every single day! In this episode, we get down to the nitty gritty of Ed's inventing past, and the high/low points of his experience. If you're a new inventor, don't miss this episode! As always, if you need assistance developing your product, call us today at 888-373-3876 x213! Don't fall for scams! 


Episode #25 - Social Media Management for Inventors

March 30, 2017

Confronting her fears of being in front of mic, we finally have Autumn (wait, or is it Amber?) on the podcast! She talks about social media and how it can help your product and your business! There are many social media tips in this episode - don't miss out! Tune in!