2 Secrets For Starting A Successful Sustainable Mug Brand

Want to start your own sustainable mug brand? Here are 2 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a sustainable mug brand:

#1: Melanie Goel, founder of alpengraphics - the zero-plastic outdoor company:

We chatted with with Melanie, founder of alpengraphics - the zero-plastic outdoor company ($650/month). In our interview, Melanie says:

Once I started going to networking events, I realized how many smart people are out there who have great ideas. I tried to surround myself with them as much as I could.

Additionally:

I learned that a product doesn’t necessarily sell great across all channels. For example, I tried working with retail (big retailers and small businesses, like climbing halls), but inside stores, people somehow didn’t buy the mugs that much.

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