Private Label and other Government Regulations

Government Regulations

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry talk to Marci Kinter from SGIA about Private Labeling Garments and other government regulations. This is an eye-opening episode that will help keep you out of jail!

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April 11th, 2014 Show Notes – Niche Markets and an SGIA Update with Johnny Shell

April 11th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry presented our popular month show about available niche markets in our industry based on Terry Combs weekly newsletter, plus we will also talked with Johnny Shell from SGIA about their new website, and other happenings at SGIA.

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April 4th, 2014 Show Notes – Digging Deeper into Social Media with Kristine Shreve

Digging Deeper Social MediaApril 4th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry bring back Kristine Shreve for a follow-up show to our episode with her back in September 2013 about Social Media. Now with a full hour format, we are digging deeper into Social Media and what it means to our industry.

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March 28th, 2014 Show Notes – Apparel Design Makeover with Jay Busselle

Apparel Design MakeoveMarch 28th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry are welcoming in Jay Busselle again, but this time he is with a new company and will tell us about his new adventure. Jay will also share with us more great information about Corel and will summarize his apparel design makeover seminar he has presented.

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March 21st, 2014 Show Notes – Staff Training

Staff TrainingMarch 21st Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast where Aaron and Terry discussed Staff Training. The guys discuss  a great conversation a couple of weeks ago with Marshall Atkinson about training your staff. Terry has run large and small production facilities around the country so has a great deal in insight into this subject. Aaron quizzes him for your knowledge.

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March 14th, 2014 Show Notes – Live from ISS Atlantic City

ISS Atlantic CityMarch 14th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast that was recorded live at the ISS Atlantic City show. We had some great guests join us for a brief chat and enjoyed some free beers courtesy of the Imprinted Sportwear Shows and Impressions Magazine.

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Aaron’s Skype Chat with A&E Magazine

Skype Chat with A&E MagazineRecently I was asked to do a Skype Chat with A&E Magazine and they had some really great questions laid out for me. It was a lot of fun talking to Cassie and Tom at A&E Magazine. I went ahead and wrote out all of my answers to be ready and I thought I would share my answers with all of you. We did not have time to get to all of these questions in the interview so some of this will be “Bonus” material. Check out all the Q and A items below and at the end check out the video.

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March 7th, 2014 Show Notes – Niche Markets for 2014

Niche MarketsMarch 7th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast discussion about Niche Market ideas as discussed by Aaron Montgomery and Terry Combs. We also had Jeff Brown from the Imprinted Sportswear Shows on to briefly preview the upcoming ISS Atlantic City show.

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Getting Past the Voicemail Box

Voice MailAs a sales and marketing professional since 1996, I have faced many challenges when it comes to getting past the dreaded voice mail on a sales call. Now, in my current role as Director of Sales and Marketing for Coastal Business Supplies, Inc.  I can receive up to five sales calls from outside vendors in the course of a day.  I am continually shocked by the lack of valuable information provided in these messages.  As a result, I am left with the impression that I have no need for their services because I have no clue what they are trying to sell.  I’m also left feeling like they don’t truly care about my business since they have not done any work at all on trying to find out what my needs are. They just want me to take time from my day to call them back. The tips below will help you in making the most of your sales calls, so you can actually speak with potential customers to build your business.

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February 28th, 2014 Show Notes – NBM Trade Shows

The NBM ShowsFebruary 28th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast discussion with Laurie Zydonik from the NBM Shows. We talk all things NBM, discuss trade shows and the upcoming NBM events for 2014 and beyond.

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