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

OKI Data

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

The brackets are BACK! Take on Terry and Aaron in the annual fun event and have a chance to win some money. Can you beat the 2 Regular Guys when it comes to picking NCAA Basketball games? Continue reading

Creating Living Wage Jobs with Allmade Apparel

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, our friend Ryan Moor, founder and CEO of Ryonet. Ryan will be talking with us about his new project, Allmade Apparel, and how this venture will create living wage jobs in the U.S. and Haiti, and supporting orphan care and prevention.

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DAX Kansas City 2017 Live Show

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, Terry and Aaron will be coming to you Live from THE Party at DAX Kansas City 2017. We will be streaming live on Friday at 5PM talking to attendees, exhibitors and other folks hanging around the 20th Anniversary DAX Party. With day 1 in the books, we are excited to learn what is new, what is coming and what people want out of the DAX show. We will also be asking them where they were 20 years ago and if they thought they would be in our industry.

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Simple Marketing Tips

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, Terry “interviewed” Aaron about his suggestions for simple marketing tips. We are going to cover some strategies for creating a marketing plan, managing your social media and email marketing. You will leave this podcast with some great tools that you can put to work immediately.

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Promo Kitchen Megacast – Podcasting 101 and More

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, we are teaming up with the folks over at Promo Kitchen to bring you a Megacast to discuss all things podcasting. We are going to be joined by Marshall Atkinson and Mark Graham to discuss with them the why, how and what of podcasting. What does it do for your business, how do you get started and what it takes to get it out to the world. This is a great episode to join live so you can ask questions you have about podcasting. Also be sure to check out the simulcast and other great shows offered over at http://www.promokitchen.org/podcast/.

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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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