PODCAST

Laser Source

Alexander Sellite

Welcome to the Laser Source Podcast! In each episode, Alex and the gang from Laser Everything host the best podcast for growing and scaling your laser engraving business. This show is dedicated to helping you learn how to perfect your craft and take advantage of all the latest technology and techniques. So whether you want to grow your laser business or just getting into lasers for the first time this show is for you.

020: LIVE | Laser Engraving in 2022 - Hang out with the gang!019: GET REAL: Hustle and Burn | The Best Laser Facebook Group (Feat. Alisha Pate)
This time on the laser source podcast we're chatting with the one and only Alisha Pate, operator of the Hustle and Burn and Makertoolz facebook groups! She has a ton of insight on the state of the industry, and where professionals are going to combat competition and up their game. If you're looking to grow your laser business this is a DO NOT MISS episode! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W ►Join the Hustle and Burn FB Group!►Join the Makertoolz FB Group! Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :o
Apr 9 2022
47 mins
018: Overcoming the Struggles of Getting Started (Feat. Wendy Phillips of PPF Laser)
In this episode special guest Wendy Phillips (PPF Laser) gives us an inside look at her opterations! We chat about her prospects, her experience with her fiber laser, her struggles getting started and how she overcame them. I think Wendy's experiece mirrors a lot of our experience when we're first trying to get started and she's got a lot to share. Get comfortable, grab some headphones and enjoy this brand new episode of the Laser Source podcast! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :e
Apr 3 2022
41 mins
017: ALL STAFF End of Year Laser Engraving LIVESTREAM016: Make Money with Laser Fundraising for School Sports (feat. MrPewPew)
In this episode special guest Matt (MrPewPew) spills the beans on how exactly to make a profit laser engraving fundraising items for school clubs and sports. If this is something you ever thought about doing you absolutely can not miss this episode. Recording this one was a blast and Matt has a mountain of invaluable knowledge for you. We talk red tape, scaling production, websites and more. Buckle up for this awesome episode of the laser source podcast. ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W►Visit the ELC Creations Website►Visit the ELC Creations Facebook►Visit the ELC Creations Instagram Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :f
Dec 7 2021
53 mins
015: Galvo vs Gantry CO2 Lasers
Nov 28 2021
54 mins
014: BEST Source for Fonts and Graphics for Laser Engraving
Catching up with Patrick and Jimmy today on what's going on in their shops. Patrick is getting his products placed in MORE local stores, Jimmy is ramping up production with his new CO2 laser and experimenting with photos on acrylic. We also cover one of my favorite places to download and organize font packs as well as vector designs. All of that and more on todays episode of Laser Source! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Visit DesignBundles.net ►Visit FontBundles.net►Check out Wordmark.it►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :j
Nov 7 2021
50 mins
013: The Key to Mastering Lightburn (Ft. LA Hobby Guy)
Today we have the pleasure of speaking with Rich from LA Hobby Guy who hosts a rich library of content on YouTube that will help you master Lightburn quickly and efficiently. He's also got a ton of videos to get you up and running fast with cool DIY projects you can use to make money with your laser engraver. Buckle up for this awesome episode! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Visit The LA Hobby Guy►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :8
Nov 1 2021
43 mins
012: Lightburn for FIBER LASER!? History and an Inside Look (Ft. Jason Dorie)
In today's very special episode of the Laser Source podcast we're joined by Jason Dorie, founder and CEO of Lightburn Software. We chat about the past, present and future of lightburn, uncover under-utilized features, talk lightburn on fiber and lightburn mobile and learn a little about the mind behind the program. Buckle up because this is an episode you do not want to miss! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Visit Lightburn Software►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :8
Oct 24 2021
55 mins
011: Photo Engraving and DIODE Lasers with SouthernSmoke Engraving
Oct 17 2021
48 mins
010: 5000 Subscribers, CO2 Galvo Upgrades, Catching up with Tachy!
Oct 11 2021
53 mins
009: Leveraging TENTPOLE EVENTS to drive Laser Engraving Revenue and Traffic
Oct 4 2021
43 mins
008: 5 Reasons Why Your Laser Business ISNT Growing
Sep 27 2021
41 mins
007: How to ACTUALLY SCALE Your Laser Business (Ft. Alex Campbell - Etchified)
Alex Campbell from Etchified.com joins us for the second of a two part episode where we tackle time management, efficiency, effective shop layout and the intricacies of how to actually make your business SCALABLE, including the downfalls of the job shop mentality. There is a ridiculous amount of information jammed into this podcast so don't miss it!  Sign up for Audible today and get two free audio books including Alex's recommended reading: The E-Myth Revisited: https://amzn.to/3CprQMKThe Toyota Way: https://amzn.to/3EHQdr4The Lean Product Playbook: https://amzn.to/3EHGFfN ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Visit the YouTube Channel►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :M
Sep 19 2021
1 hr 12 mins
006: Demystifying EZCAD3 and Galvo CO2 Lasers with Alex Campbell from Etchified
Alex Campbell from Etchified.com joins us for the first of a two part episode where he demystifies EZCAD3 (how it differs from EZCAD2) and Galvo CO2 lasers. We talk beam expanders, different sized galvo heads, how Alex got his start in laser and so so much more. Give this episode a listen and you wont regret it. When part two releases you'll be able to find a link here. Part 2: ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :Q
Sep 12 2021
1 hr 12 mins
005: The TOP Laser Engraving Accessories You NEED
We love lasers, but after you get them what else do you need? There's some obvious stuff like chillers and material to practice on but what other tools do you use every day in a laser engraving business? This is the ultimate list! We cover everything we think is absolutely VITAL to own in a modern laser engraving shop. Hope you enjoy this episode! Thanks for listening! Check out the Buying Guide for this episode on LaserEverything.net! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :L
Sep 5 2021
1 hr 3 mins
004: Managing Time, Commitment and Lifestyle with Laser as a Hobby or Business
In this episode of Laser Source we chat about some of the ways we have to manage our time which can be a very limited and precious asset - especially when perusing laser. How much time does it actually take to get good with laser? How long should you spend working each day? What does your work life balance look like? When should you go full time? All this and more coming right up. Thanks for listening! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :E
Aug 29 2021
52 mins
003: First Steps to Making Your Laser Business - A BUSINESS
In this episode of Laser Source we cover a ton of different perspectives on how we actually got STARTED down the path of taking the hobby from a hobby level to a business. We chat about banking, taxes, services and some other hurdles and challenges you should be aware of if you're trying to upgrade your laser hobby to a business. Definitely give this one a listen and share it with someone you think needs to hear it too! ►Access to all my settings, livestreams, bonus episodes and more HERE►Join us on Discord►Shop the 2021 Buying Guide►Shop my Laser Line-Up►Shop the Merch►Visit the Podcast Website►Mactron JPT 30w/50w Fiber Laser►Ruida Red/Black Ruida CO2 Laser 100W Want to mail me something? Laser Everything320 N Washington StreetSuite 112Rochester, NY 14625 WARNING: Do your own research before purchasing your machine. I have done extensive research before making my purchases and spoken at length with the manufacturers before placing my order to be absolutely sure what I was getting could be imported, would work with my electrical setup and performed the tasks I wanted to perform. A NOTE: Links above include affiliate commission or referrals. I’m part of an affiliate network and I receive compensation from partnering websites. The podcast is accurate as of the posting date but may not be accurate in the future. Settings used in the podcast are for machines of my design and wattage, mileage may vary depending on your machine. Always test your settings on your laser before working on items in a professional capacity. :p
Aug 22 2021
55 mins
002: Top 5 Tips You NEED to Hear before you Import a Chinese Laser!
Aug 15 2021
50 mins
001: Interview with DV Laser Works
Aug 8 2021
52 mins