Rhinestones and Vinyl by the Numbers

Rhinestones

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week we welcome back into the show, Matt Vassallo of The Rhinestone World. He is a popular industry speaker and a wonderful educator who is going to share with us how to be profitable with Rhinestone and Vinyl decoration. He is going to dive into the numbers for us and teach us how to understand where you need to be to be successful. We will use his extensive experience with rhinestones and heat transfer vinyl to give us an indepth look at costing and pricing your cutting plotter embellishments.

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Equipment and Supplies for the New Screen Printer

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Starting a new business can be overwhelming, especially if you’re new to the technology. Suppliers will give you a list of what they think you need, but do you really need it all? This show will walk you through all the equipment, tools and supplies necessary to be a new screen printer. Plus an explanation of why you need each and every item on the list. Terry Combs will give you the actual list of new screen printer supplies and the confidence you’re buying just what you need.

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Imprinted Sportswear Show Long Beach Recap

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On the show this week, Josh Carruth, Imprinted Sportswear Shows Director, will give us a recap of the recent show in Long Beach, California. He will also be able to formally accept the #2017REGGIE and give us a look at what’s on the horizon in 2018 and beyond. Welcome to the start of our 6th Season as the industries first Internet Radio Show / Podcast. We had a last minute cancellation. Timothy from Gildan Activewear is unable to join us. Fortunately, a friend of the show, Erich Campbell is able to step in. So tune in to hear all about Imprinted Sportswear Shows from several perspectives and other valuable gems.

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Niche Markets in the Digital Age

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Niche markets are one of the 2 Regular Guys favorite subjects, and this week we are going to target specifically digital decorators. Maybe you have that shiny new toy and it is just sitting. Let’s get that tool to work making money. We will share many of the experiences and niches along with the how and why to get your creative juices flowing.

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What’s New for 2018

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Breaking information coming your way. We will be telling secrets about What’s New for 2018! We’ve talked to multiple manufacturers and suppliers, been sworn to secrecy, and will talk about new products being introduced at ISS Long Beach. Plus we will bring you other news and information we have gathered from across the industry of new trends and items you should be aware of coming soon.

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Future of Garment Decoration with Brett Bowden

Future of Garment Decorating

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We are excited to welcome in Brett Bowden of Printed Threads. Brett is an industry speaker, teacher, and writer as well as the owner of Printed Threads. They were recognized by Inc. magazine in 2015 as the 826th fastest growing company on their list of 5000. We are going to talk to Brett about what he sees as the future of garment decoration. Brett has been instrumental in putting together the line up for ThreadX so we are going to get a preview as well as discuss how his business is changing and what he believes is important for garment decorators in the years to come.

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10 Things the 2 Regular Guys Would Like to See in 2018

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Every year in January, Terry and Aaron take a look forward at what we would like to see in the industry for the coming year. The ideas range from new products to new techniques, to new ways of doing business. We even call out some folks from time to time. Don’t miss this lively show and listen to what the 2 Regular Guys want for our industry. Plus enjoy some new fun segments for 2018!

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Planning for 2018

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This is our 4th annual planning show where we wrap up the year with some planning tips, things to look for and new techniques to improve your business. We will talk about strategies that have worked for us as well as discuss some things you should be looking at in your decorating business. We will talk technology, sales, and marketing, business planning and all thing related to operating a successful decorating business.

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Heat Transfer Vinyl and More with Heat Transfer Warehouse

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, we’ll be talking heat transfer vinyl with the folks from Heat Transfer Warehouse. Thinking about adding vinyl to your product line, or wondering what will be hot in 2018? Tune in this Friday!

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Unique Niche Markets for Digital Decorators

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Coming to you live via Facebook Video as we look at a new format for the show, to not only bring you great podcast content, but some video content as well. We are going to be discussing the nuts and bolts of finding niche markets for your digital decorating devices.

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