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:
We chatted with with Melanie, founder of Alpengraphics ($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.
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.
Read the full interview ➜
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