2 Regular Guys Podcast

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. For International Podcast Day (#PodcastDay), we are going to let you behind the scenes at the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We will discuss our backgrounds and what lead us to the industry. We will also share some stories about our friendship, where the Podcast thing came from and how the name “2 Regular Guys” came to be. Also, we will share with you where the 2 Regular Guys Podcast is going and what is our vision for the future.

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An Hour with Lon Winters of Graphic Elephants, LLC

Lon Winters

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.

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SGIA Expo 2016 Review

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.

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Compare and Contrast Garment Decorating Techniques

Compare and Contrast Garment Decorating Techniques

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.

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Color Separations in Photoshop

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry welcome Thomas Trimingham to the show where he shared his tips and tricks for creating color separations in screen printing. He is going to go in depth on how to create screen printing color separations in Photoshop and on our Live YouTube broadcast, you can actually see the process happen. We’ll also chat with Thomas about his Corel Draw and other items that will make your a complete screen printing artist.

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In a Perfect World What Would Your Business Be?

Mark Coudray

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry welcome back industry veteran Mark Coudray who has been busy growing people’s businesses through his Catalyst Accelerator program. He gives us his thoughts on looking at your business differently so you can make it something that grows for you and becomes that ideal business. He will bring several years of data from folks he has already worked with and give you some great tips for growing your business the right way.

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Overcoming Sales Objections

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Our guest was unable to attend last second, so the 2 Regular Guys discussed things happening in the industry, Aaron’s new consulting project, and attending the STL Podcast Meetup recently and the changes coming to our show. We also had a conversation about overcoming sales objections. Short and sweet today, but still good information.

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Direct to Garment Deep Dive

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron discussed all things DTG in this direct to garment deep dive. Terry is coming off of an all day training seminar at the NBM Long Beach show showing people the Epson F2000 Direct to Garment Printer, so we will be asking him to share some tips and tricks from that event. The guys will also discuss the beginning of the Direct to Garment segment of our industry as well as discuss what the future might hold.

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Tips on Promoting Your Business

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron will talk about promoting your business – from vendors to decorators. We’ll talk about the pros and cons of opportunities such as trade shows, social media, open houses, even knocking on doors, and more.

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QUICK TIP MAY 6, 2016 BY TERRY COMBS

What do you need to buy to be a direct-to-garment printer? Sometimes when we deal with something day in and day out, we forget that those new to the business still need the most basic of information. A common question I get at shows or on the phone is, “What do I need to buy?” There are basically four items you need to purchase to be a complete direct-to-garment production shop. Continue reading