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Products Worth Talking About discusses disruptive product companies and the people behind them.

Latest Episodes

Taste Testing the Best (and Worst) Pumpkin Spice Products of 2020

If you can't tell shortly into the episode, R.T and Tyler don't really like Pumpkin Spice very much; but we figured it'd be fun to find and explore EVERYTHING that we could relating to Pumpkin Spice treats, snacks, cereals, dog treats, and even lip balm!

34 min2 w ago
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Taste Testing the Best (and Worst) Pumpkin Spice Products of 2020

Our Favorite Sparkling Water - More Than Just Bubbles & Burps (Topo Chico, Hiball , and Spindrift)

Sparkling Water (Bubble Water) is exploding. At nearly 30% year over year, the industry is taking over the bottle drink industry. We're hopping into this video to figure out the 'Why' and 'How' for the marketing, branding, packaging, and importantly the taste of three well-known sparkling water brands. Find them on Amazon:Spindrift: https://amzn.to/35C7ymaTopo Chico: https://amzn.to/32tGgfFHiball: https://amzn.to/3iuBJiP Spindrift Facts - America’s First Sparkling Water Made with Real FruitInteresting Fact #2 - Bill named his drinks Spindrift, the refreshing spray that blows off of a breaking wave. Topo Chico Facts - Legend holds that an Aztec King discovered Topo Chico when seeking a cure for the mysterious illness ailing his daughter.Interesting Fact #2 - Topo Chico Hard Seltzer will launch in the United States in 2021 (Announced by Coca-Cola on July 30th, 2020) HiBall Interesting Fact - Todd, the founder, began selling the company's signature energy drinks out of the back of his car. Resources: REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com... Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com... Connect with Products Worth Talking AboutIG: https://www.instagram.com/productswor...FB: https://www.facebook.com/productswort...LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pwta Company 1: Topo Chico (Means: Little Mole)Year Founded - 1895Founders - Unknown?Employees on Linkedin - 50Also bottles Coca Cola in MexicoLocation = Plano, TX (sourced from and bottled in Monterrey, Mexico)Recorded Funding = Purchased by Coca-Cola in 2017 for $220 mil Company 2: Hi★Ball (Energy Seltzer)Year Founded - 2005Founders - Todd BerardiEmployees on Linkedin - 1 (Other sources show 20)Location = San Francisco, CARecorded Funding = Anheuser-Busch purchased Hi-Ball in 2017 Company 3: SpindriftYear Founded - 2010Founders - Bill CreelmanEmployees on Linkedin - 102Location = Waltham, Mass.Recorded Funding = $70m+ (8 investors, Series C for $30 million closed March 2020) (Sales of $37.4M in 2019)

29 minSEP 16
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Our Favorite Sparkling Water - More Than Just Bubbles & Burps (Topo Chico, Hiball , and Spindrift)

Ketogenic (Keto) Cereal Brands Review for 2020 - New Brands Making Big Waves

Watch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/xKL4f_aZcBg Today we're talking Keto Cereal and we've got two brands that are really up-and-coming in the space. We initially saw the Magic Spoon marketing on Instagram, which turned into an obsession and a need to find more information. The two Keto cereal brands we reviewed are Magic Spoon and Catalina Crunch. Find Catalina Crunch online: https://amzn.to/3gSRVcC Find Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/ Two fun brand facts: Catalina Crunch was rumored to be selling over $1 million of keto cereal per month. Holy cow! Known as the world's first 0 sugar & low carb chocolate cereal. Suggested to be: 'healthy coco-puffs' Magic Spoon, founded in 2019, has a huge online presence. Their cereals are grain and gluten free, with around 3g of net carbs per serving. The reviews on their website RAVE about the benefits and taste. Ketogenic (Keto) is basically a diet that focuses on getting more calories from fats and proteins, while reducing intake of carbohydrates (carbs). Resources: REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/bplan/ Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Connect with Products Worth Talking About IG: https://www.instagram.com/productsworthtalkingabout FB: https://www.facebook.com/productsworthtalkingabout LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pwta

44 minAUG 15
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Ketogenic (Keto) Cereal Brands Review for 2020 - New Brands Making Big Waves

Expert Interview: Dave Harris With Rockies Venture Club (RVC)

"One of the hottest ecosystems in investing; Colorado has really great entrepreneurs, a ton of great ideas, and capital needs to work together to support them." In this interview, we chat with Dave Harris - Director of Operations with Rockies Venture Club. He shares the top habits and successful values that embody prosperous entrepreneurs. Rockies Venture Club connects, educates, and builds up investors & entrepreneurs. Their events and education has facilitated over $40 million invested and brought on 200+ investors. Rockies Venture Club: https://www.rockiesventureclub.org/ REBL Jane:https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company:https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here:https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/bplan/ Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page:https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Connect with Products Worth Talking About IG:https://www.instagram.com/productsworthtalkingabo...

46 minJUL 29
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Expert Interview: Dave Harris With Rockies Venture Club (RVC)

Founder Interview with Matt Hyder of Recoup Fitness

Going from $827,000 to $4.2 million in sales, year over year, is a feat that few CEOs can claim. Matt walks us through balancing time, raising funding, and finance management. Recoup Fitness creates high-quality heating/cooling recovery products for athletes. One of our favorite takeaways from this interview: 'Build a better brand and focus on what you're doing'. We're looking forward to seeing where Matt takes Recoup in the coming months! Watch on Youtube:https://youtu.be/1GxgaRHiyp4 Resources: Recoup Fitness: recoupfitness.com Recoup Cryosphere Cold Massage Roller: https://amzn.to/2AxradQ Recoup Cryosleeve for Muscles & Joints: https://amzn.to/38vHJU0 REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/bplan/ Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Connect wi...

43 minJUL 11
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Founder Interview with Matt Hyder of Recoup Fitness

Just Jerky. The Best Beef Jerky Brands Of 2020 (That We Tested)

Today we're discussing beef jerky. We found some really disruptive brands and did our market research on the industry. The three brands we discussed are Krave, Epic, and Perky Jerky. 2 of these brands have sold for over $100 million...wow! As part of our Best Beef Jerky Brands episode, we score them based on Product Design/Packaging, Social Strategy, Sales & Distribution, and Disruptive Level.

40 minJUN 11
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Just Jerky. The Best Beef Jerky Brands Of 2020 (That We Tested)

Why You Should Roll Around On Glass And Why Radio Advertising Isn't Dead With George Pardo

Vitrazza makes GLASS CHAIRMATS! Yep, you heard that correct. George Pardo and his company are telling you to throw away your crappy plastic mats and roll around on glass. This interview is loaded with value bombs including how Vitrazza is leveraging satellite radio to exponentially increase revenues. Resources: Vitrazza Website - https://www.vitrazza.com/ Vitrazza on Amazon - https://amzn.to/34zVJdw REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/

36 minAPR 15
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Why You Should Roll Around On Glass And Why Radio Advertising Isn't Dead With George Pardo

The Whiteboard Reimagined With Anthony Franco of McSquares

In this episode of PWTA, we sit down with Anthony Franco of McSquares. Anthony is a serial entrepreneur with 4 other startups, all with successful exits (2 to public companies). He has won 74 Technology Awards, 62 Design Awards, 37 Innovation Awards, 35 Marketing Awards, 27 Mobile Awards and 24 Business Awards. Get your whiteboards ready for a great episode with Anthony Franco of McSquares! Resources: McSquares Website - https://www.mcsquares.com/ McSquares on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2WvSHFa McSquares WeFunder - https://wefunder.com/mcSquares_The_Ar... REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/

37 minMAR 21
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The Whiteboard Reimagined With Anthony Franco of McSquares

3 Of The Best Shopify Stores Of 2019

In this episode, we dig into the creme de la creme, the bee's knees, the ballers and shot callers of Shopify stores. These are $100 Million dollar brands that have created a cult following and we try to find out why. Is it the products, their marketing, their website conversion strategy or something else entirely. Let's dig in and find out! Resources: All Birds Website - https://www.allbirds.com/ Gym Shark Website - https://www.gymshark.com/ Vital Proteins Website - https://www.vitalproteins.com/ Shopify - https://www.shopify.com/?ref=products-worth-talking-about Tools we use to analyze companies - https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Our Companies: REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/

35 minMAR 12
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3 Of The Best Shopify Stores Of 2019

The Best Bed Sheets Ever With Colin McIntosh Of Sheets & Giggles

If you're an entrepreneur, love hearing amazing start up stories or are looking for the best bed sheets on the planet, this episode is a must. In one of our favorite episodes to date, we sit down with Colin McIntosh who is the founder of Sheets and Giggles. In this value bomb loaded episode, we discuss Collin's crazy inspiration for his company, his methodology for coming up with great brand names and why most brands' Instagrams are just plain BORING! Snuggle up and get ready for a great episode with a Colin McIntosh from Sheets & Giggles! Resources: Sheets & Giggles Website: http://shrsl.com/24v48 Sheets & Giggles on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2I3h3xP Sheets & Giggles Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/SheetsGiggles/ WeWork: https://www.wework.com/ REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com

49 minFEB 26
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The Best Bed Sheets Ever With Colin McIntosh Of Sheets & Giggles

Latest Episodes

Taste Testing the Best (and Worst) Pumpkin Spice Products of 2020

If you can't tell shortly into the episode, R.T and Tyler don't really like Pumpkin Spice very much; but we figured it'd be fun to find and explore EVERYTHING that we could relating to Pumpkin Spice treats, snacks, cereals, dog treats, and even lip balm!

34 min2 w ago
Comments
Taste Testing the Best (and Worst) Pumpkin Spice Products of 2020

Our Favorite Sparkling Water - More Than Just Bubbles & Burps (Topo Chico, Hiball , and Spindrift)

Sparkling Water (Bubble Water) is exploding. At nearly 30% year over year, the industry is taking over the bottle drink industry. We're hopping into this video to figure out the 'Why' and 'How' for the marketing, branding, packaging, and importantly the taste of three well-known sparkling water brands. Find them on Amazon:Spindrift: https://amzn.to/35C7ymaTopo Chico: https://amzn.to/32tGgfFHiball: https://amzn.to/3iuBJiP Spindrift Facts - America’s First Sparkling Water Made with Real FruitInteresting Fact #2 - Bill named his drinks Spindrift, the refreshing spray that blows off of a breaking wave. Topo Chico Facts - Legend holds that an Aztec King discovered Topo Chico when seeking a cure for the mysterious illness ailing his daughter.Interesting Fact #2 - Topo Chico Hard Seltzer will launch in the United States in 2021 (Announced by Coca-Cola on July 30th, 2020) HiBall Interesting Fact - Todd, the founder, began selling the company's signature energy drinks out of the back of his car. Resources: REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com... Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com... Connect with Products Worth Talking AboutIG: https://www.instagram.com/productswor...FB: https://www.facebook.com/productswort...LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pwta Company 1: Topo Chico (Means: Little Mole)Year Founded - 1895Founders - Unknown?Employees on Linkedin - 50Also bottles Coca Cola in MexicoLocation = Plano, TX (sourced from and bottled in Monterrey, Mexico)Recorded Funding = Purchased by Coca-Cola in 2017 for $220 mil Company 2: Hi★Ball (Energy Seltzer)Year Founded - 2005Founders - Todd BerardiEmployees on Linkedin - 1 (Other sources show 20)Location = San Francisco, CARecorded Funding = Anheuser-Busch purchased Hi-Ball in 2017 Company 3: SpindriftYear Founded - 2010Founders - Bill CreelmanEmployees on Linkedin - 102Location = Waltham, Mass.Recorded Funding = $70m+ (8 investors, Series C for $30 million closed March 2020) (Sales of $37.4M in 2019)

29 minSEP 16
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Our Favorite Sparkling Water - More Than Just Bubbles & Burps (Topo Chico, Hiball , and Spindrift)

Ketogenic (Keto) Cereal Brands Review for 2020 - New Brands Making Big Waves

Watch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/xKL4f_aZcBg Today we're talking Keto Cereal and we've got two brands that are really up-and-coming in the space. We initially saw the Magic Spoon marketing on Instagram, which turned into an obsession and a need to find more information. The two Keto cereal brands we reviewed are Magic Spoon and Catalina Crunch. Find Catalina Crunch online: https://amzn.to/3gSRVcC Find Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/ Two fun brand facts: Catalina Crunch was rumored to be selling over $1 million of keto cereal per month. Holy cow! Known as the world's first 0 sugar & low carb chocolate cereal. Suggested to be: 'healthy coco-puffs' Magic Spoon, founded in 2019, has a huge online presence. Their cereals are grain and gluten free, with around 3g of net carbs per serving. The reviews on their website RAVE about the benefits and taste. Ketogenic (Keto) is basically a diet that focuses on getting more calories from fats and proteins, while reducing intake of carbohydrates (carbs). Resources: REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/bplan/ Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Connect with Products Worth Talking About IG: https://www.instagram.com/productsworthtalkingabout FB: https://www.facebook.com/productsworthtalkingabout LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/pwta

44 minAUG 15
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Ketogenic (Keto) Cereal Brands Review for 2020 - New Brands Making Big Waves

Expert Interview: Dave Harris With Rockies Venture Club (RVC)

"One of the hottest ecosystems in investing; Colorado has really great entrepreneurs, a ton of great ideas, and capital needs to work together to support them." In this interview, we chat with Dave Harris - Director of Operations with Rockies Venture Club. He shares the top habits and successful values that embody prosperous entrepreneurs. Rockies Venture Club connects, educates, and builds up investors & entrepreneurs. Their events and education has facilitated over $40 million invested and brought on 200+ investors. Rockies Venture Club: https://www.rockiesventureclub.org/ REBL Jane:https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company:https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here:https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/bplan/ Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page:https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Connect with Products Worth Talking About IG:https://www.instagram.com/productsworthtalkingabo...

46 minJUL 29
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Expert Interview: Dave Harris With Rockies Venture Club (RVC)

Founder Interview with Matt Hyder of Recoup Fitness

Going from $827,000 to $4.2 million in sales, year over year, is a feat that few CEOs can claim. Matt walks us through balancing time, raising funding, and finance management. Recoup Fitness creates high-quality heating/cooling recovery products for athletes. One of our favorite takeaways from this interview: 'Build a better brand and focus on what you're doing'. We're looking forward to seeing where Matt takes Recoup in the coming months! Watch on Youtube:https://youtu.be/1GxgaRHiyp4 Resources: Recoup Fitness: recoupfitness.com Recoup Cryosphere Cold Massage Roller: https://amzn.to/2AxradQ Recoup Cryosleeve for Muscles & Joints: https://amzn.to/38vHJU0 REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/bplan/ Looking for more business resources? Check out our comprehensive resource page: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Connect wi...

43 minJUL 11
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Founder Interview with Matt Hyder of Recoup Fitness

Just Jerky. The Best Beef Jerky Brands Of 2020 (That We Tested)

Today we're discussing beef jerky. We found some really disruptive brands and did our market research on the industry. The three brands we discussed are Krave, Epic, and Perky Jerky. 2 of these brands have sold for over $100 million...wow! As part of our Best Beef Jerky Brands episode, we score them based on Product Design/Packaging, Social Strategy, Sales & Distribution, and Disruptive Level.

40 minJUN 11
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Just Jerky. The Best Beef Jerky Brands Of 2020 (That We Tested)

Why You Should Roll Around On Glass And Why Radio Advertising Isn't Dead With George Pardo

Vitrazza makes GLASS CHAIRMATS! Yep, you heard that correct. George Pardo and his company are telling you to throw away your crappy plastic mats and roll around on glass. This interview is loaded with value bombs including how Vitrazza is leveraging satellite radio to exponentially increase revenues. Resources: Vitrazza Website - https://www.vitrazza.com/ Vitrazza on Amazon - https://amzn.to/34zVJdw REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/

36 minAPR 15
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Why You Should Roll Around On Glass And Why Radio Advertising Isn't Dead With George Pardo

The Whiteboard Reimagined With Anthony Franco of McSquares

In this episode of PWTA, we sit down with Anthony Franco of McSquares. Anthony is a serial entrepreneur with 4 other startups, all with successful exits (2 to public companies). He has won 74 Technology Awards, 62 Design Awards, 37 Innovation Awards, 35 Marketing Awards, 27 Mobile Awards and 24 Business Awards. Get your whiteboards ready for a great episode with Anthony Franco of McSquares! Resources: McSquares Website - https://www.mcsquares.com/ McSquares on Amazon - https://amzn.to/2WvSHFa McSquares WeFunder - https://wefunder.com/mcSquares_The_Ar... REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/

37 minMAR 21
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The Whiteboard Reimagined With Anthony Franco of McSquares

3 Of The Best Shopify Stores Of 2019

In this episode, we dig into the creme de la creme, the bee's knees, the ballers and shot callers of Shopify stores. These are $100 Million dollar brands that have created a cult following and we try to find out why. Is it the products, their marketing, their website conversion strategy or something else entirely. Let's dig in and find out! Resources: All Birds Website - https://www.allbirds.com/ Gym Shark Website - https://www.gymshark.com/ Vital Proteins Website - https://www.vitalproteins.com/ Shopify - https://www.shopify.com/?ref=products-worth-talking-about Tools we use to analyze companies - https://productsworthtalkingabout.com/index.php/tools/ Our Companies: REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/

35 minMAR 12
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3 Of The Best Shopify Stores Of 2019

The Best Bed Sheets Ever With Colin McIntosh Of Sheets & Giggles

If you're an entrepreneur, love hearing amazing start up stories or are looking for the best bed sheets on the planet, this episode is a must. In one of our favorite episodes to date, we sit down with Colin McIntosh who is the founder of Sheets and Giggles. In this value bomb loaded episode, we discuss Collin's crazy inspiration for his company, his methodology for coming up with great brand names and why most brands' Instagrams are just plain BORING! Snuggle up and get ready for a great episode with a Colin McIntosh from Sheets & Giggles! Resources: Sheets & Giggles Website: http://shrsl.com/24v48 Sheets & Giggles on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2I3h3xP Sheets & Giggles Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/SheetsGiggles/ WeWork: https://www.wework.com/ REBL Jane: https://rebljane.com/ Vortic Watch Company: https://vorticwatches.com/ Want to create a product based business? Start here: https://productsworthtalkingabout.com

49 minFEB 26
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The Best Bed Sheets Ever With Colin McIntosh Of Sheets & Giggles
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