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Will Cartwright

Will Cartwright
Will specializes in internet marketing for the nutraceutical industry. Will has years of experience working with both Supplement Brands & Manufacturers, giving him great insider knowledge of operations & marketing methodology that works within this industry. Will is constantly reviewing new product trends and listening to feedback from industry leaders. To get in contact with Will for nutraceutical digital marketing, visit GetKnownPros.com
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Top 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Contract Supplement Manufacturer

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 17, 2018 11:30:00 AM

If you are reading this than you understand how much opportunity lies within the supplements industry. What you dont know is how many unique variables go into manufacturing a supplement! Plenty more than most eager entrepreneurs anticipate. The most important decision by far that needs to be made however is who is manufacturing your supplements!

Don't get tricked by a broker! Some brokers go to lengths of advertising they have full manufacturing capabilities but outsource all their manufacturing! With that being said we as industry leaders feel it is our duty to help people know what questions to ask a contract supplement manufacturer. We compiled a list of the top 10 quesitons we get from clients to make them assure we are the right manufacturer!

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

What the USADA Says About Ostarine

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 5, 2018 1:30:00 PM

As a supplement brand, it’s a good idea to stay up to date on the industry’s latest—and sometimes dangerous—options. USADA has issued a warning about ostarine, informing athletes about the selective androgen receptor modulator’s potential dangers. Currently, ostarine isn’t approved for human consumption—no SARM is, in fact—though several companies have “smuggled” the compound into their own product lines.

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

New Research Showcasing the Benefits of Curcumin Supplements

Posted by Will Cartwright on Jan 3, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Curcumin has been a nutritional staple for a while, but new research supports its use as a brain, liver and respiratory health supplement. Currently, studies are focusing on curcumin’s use as both an anti-inflammatory substance and as a sports product. This new research makes curcumin as importnt as ever. We will further discuss it's benefits and which supplements types can benefit from featuring curcumin in them. 

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

What is GMP Contract Manufacturing?

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM

As a supplement brand, you have probably heard the terms "GMP regulations" or "GMP contract manufacturing." If you are not familiar with these regulations, may be wondering why GMP certification is so important. Below is some information to help you understand GMP contract manufacturing regulations, their purposes and their benefits for supplement brands and consumers. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

ABH Pharma Wins Silver in Best in Biz Awards 2017

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 21, 2017 3:00:00 PM

ABH Pharma has been named the silver winner in Entrepreneur / Founder of the Year in Best in Biz Awards, the only national business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. The award was given to the president of ABH Pharma; Frank Cantone

They have also been named bronze winners in the categories of:

  • Start-up of the Year
  • Website of the Year
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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Benefits of Algal Protein

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Hype is building around algal protein, and supplement brands are taking notice. The plant protein might only dominate a small market segment, but its comprehensive nutrient profile, ease of use and supplemental potential are promising!

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Importance of the Bioavailability of Supplements

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 18, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Several years ago, most consumers didn't know what the term "bioavailability" meant. Instead, they simply bought the products with the best labels or the lowest price. However, thanks to enhanced consumer education, today's supplement consumers understand this concept. Instead of picking up the first thing on the shelf, they actively search for products that offer better biovailability, as well as other benefits. In order to maximize profitability, your supplement brand needs to understand the concept of bioavailability and leverage it properly. 

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Topics: Frequently Asked Questions

The Story Of Smiling Bob & How To Avoid His Fate

Posted by Will Cartwright on Dec 6, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The importance of this article is for supplement brands rests in the fact that if you aren't compliant with the set guidelines of manufacturing and marketing supplements you pay the price. We will discuss one of the more recent instances where legal action was necessary and give you insight on how who you choose to work with the most quintessential. 

Smiling Bob—real name, Steve Warshak— was the founder of Berkeley Premium Nutraceuticals. He was also handed a 25-year jail sentence following a federal court case which found him guilty of an astounding 93 counts of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering. Steve and his company were ordered to forfeit $500 million by a federal court. 

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Topics: Nutraceutical Industry News

Herbal Powder Manufacturers Tout Shilajit Powder Benefits

Posted by Will Cartwright on Nov 13, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Ayurveda approach health and medicine as a complete journey that is not just about living disease free, but about being in your most optimum state of health throughout your lifetime. It is from their ancient practices that Shilajit Power emerges into Western culture as a supplement of great importance and that is a gateway for anyone with a private label supplement brand or who wants to start one.  

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Topics: Trending Ingredient Spotlight

Untapped Sports Niches: Runner and Swimmer Supplements

Posted by Will Cartwright on Nov 10, 2017 11:30:00 AM

The supplement industry keeps surging, with nearly two-thirds of Americans taking some type of vitamin or supplement. While the market offers an abundance of the basics, there are a number of niche markets that are as of yet untapped. Specialized nutraceuticals such as supplements for runners and supplements for swimmers are two prime examples, but there are many untapped unique nutritional supplements markets.

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Topics: Supplement Entrepreneurship