Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We chatted first with Greg Kitson at Mind’s Eye Graphics about the upcoming seminar with Aaron, How to Make Money with Digital Decorating. And then our guest Jay Busselle from Printa Systems will be talking about his new position as well as social media marketing.
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- John Bergmann who started the Bergmann Group, the parent company of Workhorse Products, passed away last week. We’d like to pass along our condolences to everyone at Workhorse, especially John’s son John Jr and Tyler, his son-in-law. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
- Charlotte Catholic High School students were recently honored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers for their dye-sublimation photography prints on ChromaLuxe metal. Two students, senior Bella Garner and sophomore Perris Bowling, were awarded Silver Medals in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. Their work also received Gold Key Awards in the 2017 Mid-Carolinas competition. Read More
- Aaron and Greg announce they are extending the early Bird Special for the class How to Make Money with Digital Decorating until the end of Labor Day Weekend.
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Jay Busselle and Social Media Marketing
Terry: Jay, you’re at a new location since our last show together. Let’s get started by telling us about Printa Systems.
Aaron: Talk about your position with Printa.
Terry: Who is the customer you’re reaching out to?
Terry: Talk to us about PromoChat on Twitter. 3PM Eastern Time #PromoChat
Aaron: Like me, you’re heavily into social media as a way to reach customers. Talk about the current state of social media as a vehicle for promotion and what you see as the future.
Terry: Jay, where can our listeners reach out to you?
Jay Busselle: He started screen printing his sophomore year in High School and as a result learned some very valuable copyright lessons early. Jay has been connected to the apparel decoration and promotional product advertising worlds ever since. His roles over the last 15 years have been mostly focused on graphics and marketing. He is the proud dad of 6 kids, lives in Phoenix, AZ and is currently the Director of Marketing & Sales Manager at Printa Systems.
- Getting Smart with Some Simple Marketing Strategies – ISS Orlando Seminar – Sept 9
- Epson F2000 DTG Printer Training Seminar – New Philadelphia, OH – Sept 13
- Getting Smart with Some Simple Marketing Strategies – ISS Ft. Worth Seminar – Sept 24
- How to Make Money with Digital Decorating – Mind’s Eye Graphics in Northeast Indiana – Oct 6-7
- SGIA Seminars – Getting Smart with Some Simple Marketing Strategies and Demystifying Wide Format Sublimation and Cut and Sew Production – October 12
- Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Atlas Screen in Chicago – Nov 11-12
- NBM Secaucus – Aug 17 – 19
- ISS Orlando – Sep 7 – 9
- NBM Denver – Sep 8 – 9
- ISS Ft. Worth – Sep 22 – 24
- SGIA (Specialty Graphic Imaging Association) – Oct 10 – 12
- NBM Charlotte – Oct 26 – 28
- ASI Orlando – Jan 3 -4, 2018
- PPAI Expo – Las Vegas – Jan 16-18, 2018
- ISS Long Beach – Jan 19-20, 2018
- ThreadX powered by SGIA – Palm Springs, CA – Feb 25-27, 2018
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