Five Minutes

How long does excellence take?  Sometimes it can stretch out for hours or days, but on the other hand sometimes it’s just a few moments of your time.  We’re all “busy”, but are we too busy to do the right thing?  Are we too busy…

A Big Fat Thank You

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As we’re winding down the year 2015, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank you very much for reading and supporting this blog.  I appreciate the time you spend reading the articles, and I sincerely hope that whatever topic I’ve chosen…

Secret Shop Strategies for Shirt Sampling Success

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Pardon the alliteration, I couldn’t help myself.  Does the constant craving for samples from your customers drive you a bit nutty?  If not tempered, it can quickly launch out of control. Have you been pulling your hair out lately? Samples…

Four Do's and a Don't

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Looking for the latest tip or trick to run your decorated apparel shop better?  You won’t find it in this article. Nope. All I have here is going to be a lot of work on your end if you decide to accept the challenges.  Think you have what…

Kick the Can

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Here’s a visual for you.  There is a nice shiny tin can sitting squarely in the middle of a street.  It’s just begging for you to run up and kick the crap out of it.  So you do.  Wham!  It sails in the air for a few feet, then then…

Why Change is So Hard

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Are you happy with the way your shop runs every day?  Every facet of how you print or embroider a shirt?  For the most part, probably yes. However, I’ll bet that there are some aspects of your company that you don’t like. Customer challenges…