Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We welcome back Alan Howe of Saati USA Chemical Division to the show. Alan has shared a great deal of information with us over time and this week we are going to learn all about screen printing chemicals. We are going to cover topics ranging from telling the difference between screen wash and ink removers to dealing with the safety concerns and storage of chemicals. Alan will tell us about how to adhere to rules and regulations all while providing your customers the best screens possible because you are using the correct chemicals.
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s program, we’ll welcome industry veteran and icon Lon Winters of Graphic Elephants onto the show to discuss his 30+ years in the industry and his time as a screen printing expert. Lon is founder and president of Print This, Inc. and Graphic Elephants, LLC.
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry returned from Las Vegas and the SGIA Expo for 2016. This is an SGIA Expo 2016 Review from the show and they also will give you their take on the happenings around the industry. Aaron and Terry make a special announcement for a new event they have coming up on this show as well.
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron will share with you the pros and cons of each technique and the markets they can serve, plus some expected costs to get started. It will be a tongue-in-cheek battle between Terry, the screen printing and direct-to-garment guy, and Aaron, the sublimation and heat transfer guy. At the end, they will settle their differences and show you how you can bring the tools and technologies together to create multimedia garments as well as understanding where everything fits in our garment decorating world.
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry welcome into the show the guys from Mobile Ink POD in Richmond, VA to talk about the different facet of their business and to give us some helpful advice on the ins and outs of mobile events. Mobile Events are one way that a screen printer or any decorator can make themselves stand out from the crowd. Hosting or working a mobile event though can be more tricky if you don’t have the right mindset and tools. We
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry took a deep dive into going after the back to school market with your garment decorating and personalization business. They will bring you in-depth details on ideas to market your products to the back to school niche and tips for successfully gaining increased business from it. Have a pen and paper handy as you will want to take notes on these suggestions for growing your business.
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron tell us that finding business and keeping your pipeline full is one of the most difficult tasks they see small businesses struggle with. They are passionate about helping you overcome that challenge. Back in February they started this conversation about niche market and finding the right one for you and they will wrap it up in today’s show with even more great tips. They will share with you some new techniques to find your own niche and just hopefully get your creativity and excitement flowing when it comes to finding new business.
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Generic Catalogs – Many of your T-shirts suppliers will offer what are called generic catalogs. These look just like the catalogs you are now ordering from, but with no prices and no identification of the company… such as Alpha or SanMar to name a couple. These catalogs are for you to use to show your customer’s different products that they can order from you. Continue reading
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron talk to Thomas Trimingham, a screen printing artist, instructor, separator, and author. He will be joining us to discuss high-end screen printing separations. Join us to learn about color separations for screen printers and how you can take your artwork to the next level.
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Using Refillable Cartridges with a Small Format Epson – The printer of choice today for outputting film positives is an Epson small format device such as the 1430. The only drawback is the standard 18ml cartridge. Refillable cartridges are the best option to save substantial dollars on ink. Continue reading