Coming to the Garment Decorating Industry as a Traditional Graphic Designer

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, we welcome in James Beck who is a Graphic Designer at Lion Brothers. James has a degree in Graphic Design from Newbury College in Boston, MA and we are going to discuss with him how he got into garment decorating, and what the differences are from what he expected out of college. This will give us all some great insight on how our industry is viewed from the outside and also help us understand design mentality.

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Movie Prop Business with Erich Campbell

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Erich Campbell of Black Duck Screen Printing and Embroidery is going to join us to talk about the thriving movie prop business in Albuquerque, New Mexico as well as what the process is like when working with movie and TV production teams to outfit them in customer wear. Erich always has wonderful insight about a lot of things so we will pick his brain!

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10 Things We Would Like to See

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron take a look forward at what we would like to see in the industry for the coming year. 10 Things We Would Like to See.  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 2017!

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Planning for Success in 2017

Planning for Success in 2017

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. With 2017 less than 2 days away and many folks on a little break between the Christmas and New Years holiday, there is no better time than right now to get your planning done for 2017. All indications are that 2017 is going to be a great year for garment decorators and personalized products, so how do you get your share of that pie? Terry and Aaron are going to share their ideas for planning for success in 2017.

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Making 2017 a Success with Internet Marketing Tips

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. With 2017 on the horizon we are all looking at ways to make next year an even bigger success than 2016. We are in an age of internet marketing and you need to be implementing new strategies to keep up with the changing times. We are excited to welcome to the show, Tim, Jesse and JP from Inksoft. They are going to help us share with you, several great internet marketing tips. There will be strategies and tricks you can use right away.

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The Latest from Screen Printing Magazine

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We welcome into the show Kiersten Wones who is the associate editor for Screen Printing and Big Picture magazines. Kiersten shares with us what is happening at ST Media, what we can expect from future editions of Screen Printing Magazine and shares insight with us as to what it is like to cover SGIA as a member of the media. Hear all about the latest from Screen Printing Magazine.

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Catching up with the new SGIA President, Ford Bowers

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We are excited for the first time to host Ford Bowers, the new president of SGIA. This will be a great opportunity for listeners to get to know Mr. Bowers and hear about his vision for the future of SGIA. He has been the president of SGIA since February of this year so we will also ask him about his first SGIA in Las Vegas and find out what future show hold for our industry.

We will also be announcing the nominees for this years REGGIE Awards, the industry’s only awards nominated and voted for by the people of the industry. This year’s list will be special as always and Aaron ad Terry are excited to share with you the nominees for the 4th annual awards.

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Tribute to the Veterans in the Industry

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this very special show, we are honored to be broadcasting on Veteran’s Day. Thanks to the brave men and women who have served our country to give us the right to have our podcast and all the other rights we have. We are excited to have a tribute to the Veterans by welcoming some of them to our podcast. We will talk with them about their entrance into the industry, what their service meant to them and give them an opportunity to tell us about them. We will ask them all what we can do to best honor our military veterans. This was a true honor for Terry and Aaron to be able to recognize these folks who have sacrificed for our country.

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State of the Decorated Apparel Industry

State of the Decorated Apparel Industry

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Theresa Hegel, Senior Writer with the Advertising Specialty Institute joined us. She is one of the authors of the recent article in Wearables Magazine “State of the Decorated Apparel Industry”. We had a lot of fun with this forecasting program last year, so we’re ready to take a new look at what the industry might just have in store for 2017.  We’ll talk trends, new decoration methods, and real stats to back up the arguments! REMINDER – Nominate your favorites for the 2016 REGGIE Awards.

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Can you really screen print with Coffee Grounds?

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. As many of you know, but Terry and Aaron are fans of coffee and our 2 Regular Guys Coffee Mugs are a hit with all the REGGIE awards winners. When we came across Coffee Printed on Twitter we just knew we needed to have them on to talk about their process. This will be a fun coffee-fueled discussion where we ask the question; Can you really screen print with Coffee Grounds? PLUS we will be announcing the 2016 REGGIE Awards Categories.

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