If Only All of the Pieces Would Fit Together

, ,
Psssst.  Hey you.  Yeah…you.  The shop owner sitting there in your chair at 7:42 pm at night still thinking about work.  Your day was really crazy wasn’t it?  Lots of darting around the shop checking on things, occasionally lending…

The Top Twenty

Wow, what a year!  Glad this one is in the books, and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for the next one. Thank you for taking the time out of your busy week and reading my blog on the decorated apparel industry.  I appreciate the…

Why Aren’t You Asking More Questions?

, ,
It’s easy to keep your head down and process orders.  That’s being productive.  The job comes in; everyone handles their tasks, the job ships out, gets billed and paid.  It’s like a dance.  Step 1, 2, 3, and 4.  Next job…ready,…

Crush Your Competition on Social Media This Year

,
Whew.  Another year has gone by.  You have survived, despite the odds!  Looking back, you realize though that you never really did get around to using social media for marketing your company like you wanted.  Articles keep pouring in how…

The Most Productive Day

,
If you could stop and think about it, how would you describe the most productive day in your shop?  You know, where all cylinders are firing perfectly.  All orders run smoothly.  Staff knows exactly what to do.  Zero mistakes.  Everything…

Starting Your Own Apparel Line – What You Need to Know

The one thing that all t-shirt print shops around the globe share is that at least once a week, there’s a random person strolling into the office with “the greatest idea ever” for starting their own apparel line.  Usually they haven’t…