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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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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Calculating Your True Costs of Direct to Garment 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 part 2 of a 3 part series where Terry and Aaron will discuss calculating your true costs of direct to garment. 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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Calculating Your True Costs of Sublimation

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 starts a short 3 part series where Terry and Aaron will discuss calculating your true costs of sublimation. 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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Email Marketing Tips from The 2 Regular Guys

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week, we will briefly review marketing planning and social media, but plan to really dive deep into email marketing. Aaron and Terry will show their strategies for avoiding the spam filters and bring you their experience with email marketing. Aaron has been creating and planning email marketing for nearly 15 years, and Terry has been sending a successful Screen Printing newsletter weekly for years. Learn how to bring in business by sending emails correctly.

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Direct to Garment Pretreatment Deep Dive

Direct to Garment Pretreatment

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week, our guest will be Brian Walker, a pioneer in direct to garment pretreatment and inks. Brian has been in the industry since 1986 and will talk to us about where pretreatment and DTG printing is going. Brian will also be sharing his latest venture, garments that are pretreated when you buy them.

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Common Screen Printing Mistakes

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We discussed some of the common screen printing mistakes in your shop that occur frequently. We’ve touched on this subject before, but this week we dug a little deeper into the mistakes and the solutions. These solutions are tried and true production friendly resolutions that will help you as a screen printer today. So put down that YouTube Video and learn from an industry Veteran, Terry Combs.

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People on the Move in Our Industry

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. As with all things in life, change is inevitable, and change happens within our industry. People move and change jobs, but never leave our great industry. We welcomed 2 gentlemen to the show who have recently moved within in our industry. We talked to them about the process of moving, what they are most excited about for the future and what they are up to nowadays. Thanks to Erich Campbell and Marshall Atkinson for talking about being on the move in our industry.

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How LED Color Toner Transfer Systems Have Reshaped Short Run Decoration

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Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week we were joined by OKI Data this week for an in depth discussion of the world of LED Color Toner Heat Transfers and short run decorating in 2017. We will get updates on the latest and greatest technologies in the space. We will also talk about what companies are working together to bring you a complete decorating system and what is different today compared to years past. These are not the transfers most of us remember from the color copier days and you need to be up to speed on what is going on.

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2 Regular Guys 2017 Mad March Brackets Challenge

2 Regular Guys Mad March Brackets Challenge

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