Before you go down the path of talking to manufacturers about mass-producing your product, you’ll want to figure out what you want to create, be able to communicate the idea, and eventually, develop a prototype or sample of your idea. At the end of the day, a manufacturer will use approved prototypes to initiate and guide a production run.

Step 1: Inventing your next product idea
Step 2: Articulating what you want manufactured
Step 3: Creating a prototype of what you want manufactured