Someone quizzes me on this subject three or four times a week. So here’s the scoop on those third party inks for both your film output device
White plastisol is white plastisol, right? On the surface it all seems simple, but there are a variety of whites on the market and a variety of uses.
Thank you small businesses! With your help our economy is recovering, and most people I talk to are telling me their businesses are improving.
When we first started this site five years ago, Mike Fresener did some blogging on it.
Hey Hey Everyone! Phht Phht Check Check 1,2-1,2 Is this thing on? Mike Fresener here posting from a secret location deep in the Kentucky Wilderness. Blogging from this location gives me a unique perspective of the printing industry. I can see it from the inside out.. Ewww, it’s all dark and inky in here, Let Read More
Direct to garment printing has come a long way since it first hit our industry as a decorating method that is here to stay back in 2004.
One of the things I have learned in my time doing marketing for different companies is that if you don’t have a plan for your attack, you might as well just lock the doors and give all your money to your competitor. This plan doesn’t have
I’ve been trying for some time to get around to writing on my blog. I’d like to say my excuse for not getting around to it is because I’m nursing a hurt baby toe which I got by running over it with a shopping cart (twice!)…that’s two
It has again been a while since you all last heard from me. Sorry for that! As with most people I had the greatest of intentions but life gets in the way. For me life has changed quite a bit and I’m excited about these changes. As most of you know I was running my Read More
In general, the public sees apparel decorators as “just another t shirt guy.” We must be recognized as the premiere authority of decorated apparel in our market or niche. Our credentials must be unchallenged. Our technical ability recognized by the marketplace. Our reputation must go beyond our local market/niche to encompass everything about how our product is used. But how do we accomplish this?
After a long break from writing articles for my blog, I’m finally back. I read some of my older blogs before starting this one and decided I was writing too many rants about bad service and image. You all were going to think I was Mr. “Debbie Downer.” So this blog has a couple of Read More
I try to monitor the industry message boards as time permits and it amazes me how in our industry this seems to be the overwhelming theme for most people’s questions about buying equipment. It is possible to buy a good product and it is possible to buy a cheap product, but rarely do the two Read More
Hey, the good news is that this article is really for those who are thinking of joining the revered group called “newbies” so “experts” don’t have to grab their reading glasses for this one! If you are considering starting a small screen printing business then this blog’s goal is to either spur you into action Read More
So now that you know where I am coming from in this social networking world, I would like to share some of the tips that I wish I had known about before spending hours surfing the web and lots of trial and error. This is not
Commentary by Aaron Montgomery……I continue to be surprised by how some people stay in business. I do my darnedest to make sure that my company image is one of a professional and maybe even a company that is bigger than we are. But some people just don’t seem to get it. You never have more Read More