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The Engineering Entrepreneur Podcast

Nov 14, 2019

How Inventors can Succeed with Ecommerce – Rick Watson – Ep74

Rick Watson is an eCommerce entrepreneur and operator based in New York City who, after spending the last 20 years in the industry, recently founded his own business , RMW Commerce Consulting ,where he helps companies launch new initiatives with strategic business advice. 


In particular, he spends a lot of time focused on companies in the supply chain and marketplace-related areas of eCommerce.

Rick and I discuss how inventors can succeed in selling online. As an inventor myself with over 20 products on Ebay, Amazon, and Etsy, I can attest to the challenges, but I also understand the benefits.

Rick’s number one tip

  1. Follow the pain. If you are in online commerce, search reviews for consistent feedback and look for areas to improve
  2. Listen on twitter for info on your category

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