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A UGC Recipe for Fans, Gear and Music Festivals

It’s Spring! That faint noise you hear is not birds chirping, but the collective panic of music fans scrambling to gear up for their favorite festivals. What t-shirts should they buy? And what exactly makes a great band or artist t-shirt, anyway? Using examples from various online marketplaces, Source3 is here to explain. It wasn’t… Read More

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Rogue One and its impact on User-Generated Products

Reminder: A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the Source3 team explored Star Wars’ ownership history and discovered some amazing Star Wars fan-made goods. With Rogue One: A Star Wars Story making its theatrical debut this week, let’s take a novel approach to “reviewing” the movie. Below, we predict which characters will generate… Read More

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Recognizing Branded IP In Online Marketplaces: A New Offering From Source3

The world is full of creative uses of branded IP. We set out to recognize, organize, and analyze them. There is a vast and fast expanding market in products created not by established brands or their licensees, but by individual sellers and makers.  The exploding handmade/craft market is the most obvious genre of these products… Read More

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User-Generated Content Creates Value for Brands and Content Owners

User-Generated Content (UGC) often acts as social and cultural currency that reflects a loyal fan community and may provide valuable information to brands. Economists have long embraced the Pareto Principle which states that 80% of spending is made by 20% of the consumers. Thus, implying that a brand makes most of their revenue through a devoted… Read More

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Source3 is bringing South Park to 3D Printing!

ATTENTION South Park super fans, technophiles and collectible geeks – For the first time, you will be able to purchase some of your favorite South Park characters previously unavailable in physical form. Source3 has launched a collector-inspired line of South Park characters presented in full-color 3D prints,  featuring year-round introductions of new and old characters…. Read More

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Data Nerds: The New Cool Kids

Data can mean very different things to different companies. Analyzing data may seem dry, but at Source3 data analysis of unique user-created products can find unexpected trends in intellectual property. Thankfully, our very own Andres Palmiter, Director of Operations at Source3, and former Creative Strategist at Youtube, is here to shed some light on the… Read More

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Source3 is proud to partner with the US Army!

  We are proud to announce our latest partnership with the U.S. Army  to create customizable 3D printed keepsakes. We are excited to be part of a prestigious license program that celebrates the values, history, and spirit of the U.S. Army and its Soldiers. We are also excited to work closely with Beanstalk, a leading… Read More

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Source3 has a big week at CES 2016! (UPDATED)

Last year, our team visited CES to introduce Source3 to a  number of brands, investors and technology companies as we started to develop our roadmap for 2015. Based off the success of those couple days, and after becoming members of the Consumer Technology Association (formerly CEA), we decided it would be a good opportunity to… Read More

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Getting Ready for CES

In a few short weeks, Source3 will be packing up and heading to the Consumer Electronics Show. Last year, we wrote about what we saw at CES while perusing the floor as attendees. This year we’ll be taking part in the action as exhibitors in the 3D Marketplace space at Sands Expo in booth 73137…. Read More

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