Why a Sustainability Program Makes Economic Sense for Your Shop

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I could easily write an article describing the myriad of ways that every apparel decorator can contribute to the “greening” of the industry.  You can’t pick up a newspaper, magazine or watch a TV show without someone blathering on about…

Keys to Success – Building an Accurate Production Schedule

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Hopefully your sales are at a point where your production schedule is crowded and full of orders to produce.  As everyone knows, it’s pretty easy to prioritize work when there are fewer jobs to sort through.  However, once the schedule is…

Jumpstart Your Sales with QR Codes

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Want to boost your company’s sales with an easy and value-add idea?  Adding a QR code sales program just might be the ticket.  Below I’ll give you a brief explanation of what the heck a QR code is, tips on engaging clients with this new…

Safety – It’s No Laughing Matter

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A few years ago, someone slipped on a wet concrete floor at the shop and one of the other staff members inadvertently laughed.  I guess it was just that type of pratfall that induced the giggle, but it clearly defined the lack of concern with…

How Do I Do It?

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People that know me are aware that I’m blessed/cursed with an insatiable curiosity with learning something new.  I’m always reading a book, a blog, someone’s post or Twitter feed.  Like a worker bee bringing pollen back to the hive,…

How Your Art Staff Can Use Pinterest to an Advantage

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There’s a new cowboy that just rode into the social media town called Pinterest.  ( www.pinterest.com )  If you haven’t heard of it, you may not be alone, but this is a great free app that is currently taking over the social media like…