An important part of self-funding your own business is understanding when it’s the right time to take your company to the next level. That’s part of the reason why I’m sharing what I’ve learned as the self-funded founder of a skincare line . (You can explore my previous articles about product design, social media, email marketing and more here .) Today, we’re diving into the five things you should know before you launch your product with retailers. Check them out at Forbes.