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Shirt Lab 2020: Here's $50

So far we have held five Shirt Lab events. Each one of them completely unique, but all of them entirely focused on tactical sales and marketing techniques that you can use to grow your business. One was in 2018, and four were last year. Tom…
Christmasfy Your Sales

Christmasfy Your Sales

Ho Ho Ho. So here we are again. At the end of the year, and you are wondering how to end 2019 with a bang. Of course, you naturally think of Christmas sales, but you really wish you had planned some things out a few months ago. Somehow…
Shirt Lab Atlanta Preview2019

Launch & Grow Your Apparel Brand: Shirt Lab Atlanta Preview

What does it take to make a successful apparel line? Do you know? Are you an expert? Sure, you think you know. After all, you have experience in this industry printing t-shirts or maybe embroidering on some hats. You might even have your…
Why A Waterbase Workshop?

Why A Waterbase Workshop?

Hey you. Yes, you. Sitting there complacent and comfortable in this industry. You've been around. Trade shows. Networking events. Supplier office demos. Hopefully, a Shirt Lab or two (It's not too late to register for Shirt Lab Atlanta!…
Shirt Lab Portland: Perfection in Sasquatchland

Shirt Lab Portland: Perfection in Sasquatchland

You knew this blog post was coming. It's the recap of Shirt Lab Portland. Which is actually a misnomer, because it was actually in Vancouver, Washington at Clark College. Tom and I discussed what to call it, and if we had used Vancouver…
Pay Up Sucker - Why Getting 100% of the Money Matters

Pay Up Sucker - Why Getting 100% of the Money Matters

Shops in the decorated apparel industry have had an established challenge with managing money. You absolutely need it to survive. Cash is always king. Without it, you can't pay your staff, your bills, and most of all, yourself as profit. Duh. Yet,…