Nine Circles of Print Registration Hell

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The Inferno is the first part of Dante Alighieri’s famous story, the Divine Comedy, that you were forced to read in high school literature class and have since long forgotten. In the tale, Dante is journeying through hell, and is guided…

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…