Direct to Garment Deep Dive with Matt Rhome of Epson

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Matthew Rhome with Epson America was an early innovator in direct-to-garment. In fact, much earlier than most people realize. We’ll be talking about where the industry came from, where it is today, and where we anticipate DTG being tomorrow. This direct to garment deep dive will cover everything from light to dark shirts and give you the info you need to create awesome shirts with your DTG machine.

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Team Apparel Decoration Like the Pros

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We are excited to welcome in one of the team members from Stahl’s TV to our show to give us very timely information about selling to Teams and how to manage those differences when it comes to Team Apparel. Stahls TV is one of the best sources of information when it comes to decoration in the industry. Stahls and their family of companies are the leaders in Team Apparel so we are excited to bring you details you can put into practice today to make your company better.

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Embroidery by the Numbers with Erich Campbell

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week we welcome back into the show, the jet setting Erich Campbell of DecoNetwork. He has been traveling the country talking to businesses using the DecoNetwork Platform and we are going to ask him about embroidery by the numbers. We will use his extensive experience with embroidery and his new role with DecoNetwork to give us an in-depth look at costing and pricing your embroidery decorations.

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Made to Make It with Ryan Moor

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry talked to Ryan Moor, CEO of Ryonet. He has recently published the book, Made to Make It: A Guide to Business Success in Screen Printing. Ryan will be sharing his thoughts on formulating your business concept to buying equipment, from optimizing the process to planning for your business future.

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Always be in Promote Mode with Your Business

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry talked about all the ways to always Be promoting your business to increase sales. Growing your business is a non-stop task and we are going to cover some tips and tricks to help keep the pipeline full. Things like sample packs, websites and social media. This will be a great discussion that WILL help your business grow. Always Promote

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Calculating Your True Costs of Embroidery

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. If we are in this industry as a business the goal is to turn a profit. Terry and Aaron have seen way too many business struggles just to break even and the main culprit is the inability to truly calculate their costs and then accurately set their prices. This week we are circling back to wrap up this series with a friend of the show, Andrea Bommarito. She will dive into some pricing strategies and provide you with some great info that can help your business turn a profit by Calculating Your True Costs of Embroidery.

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Digital Textiles with Johnny Shell of SGIA

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We are pleased to welcome back Johnny Shell, who is the Vice President of Technical Services for SGIA to give us an update on the latest happenings in the world of digital textiles. Things are moving very rapidly in that space and Johnny has been keeping up on the changes throughout his travels. He will not only explain what is going on in that space but how those changes can and will affect the world of garment decoration.

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All About Hydro Printing

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. The 2 Regular Guys are all about decorating and when a listener asked us about Hydro Printing, we were stumped. We searched for an expert to bring you details about this unique and useful process and are lucky enough to have Shannon Kroell, the President of Liquid Print Inc. joining us. She is going to give us the 101 Hydro Printing course and follow that up with more details about what you need to get into this type of decoration.

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State of Apparel Manufacturing

STATE OF APPAREL MANUFACTURING

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Over the years we have talked all sorts of techniques for decorating, but rarely have we discussed the actual blank products that you are decorating on. Well, this week we are going to tackle that subject with the VP of Activewear Marketing/Merchandising for Fruit of the Loom/JERZEES. Jeanene Edwards will be joining us to discuss the state of apparel manufacturing, current trends, and tips that decorators can use. Plus enjoy the 2 Regular Guys having a little fun by asking the hard-hitting questions about The Fruit Guys.

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Calculating Your True Costs of Screen Printing to Make a Profit

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. If we are in this industry as a business the goal is to turn a profit. Terry and Aaron have seen way too many business struggle just to break even and the main culprit is the inability to truly calculate their costs and then accurately set their prices. This week is the 3rd of the series where Terry and Aaron will discuss calculating your true costs of screen printing. Then they will dive into some pricing strategies and provide you with some great info that can help your business turn a profit.

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