Made to Make It with Ryan Moor


Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry talked to Ryan Moor, CEO of Ryonet. He has recently published the book, Made to Make It: A Guide to Business Success in Screen Printing. Ryan will be sharing his thoughts on formulating your business concept to buying equipment, from optimizing the process to planning for your business future.

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Made to Make It with Ryan Moor

  • Share with our listeners a little bit about your own start in the industry. How did you learn to pull a squeegee in your garage?
  • Your new book is Made to Make It: A Guide to Business Success in Screen Printing. Sounds as if we’re not talking screens and inks.
  • So this is more than a book, it’s interactive education. I know that because I have a signed copy. Tell us about that.
  • Where does the reader (or our listener) start with the process?
  • Part 2 of the book is entitled Developing Your Customer. I love the idea of this. Talk about the concept.
  • VeeAtCentralianShop: What surprised him as he talked with printers around the country for this book
  • VeeAtCentralianShop: What is the number 1 mistake screen printers make (on the business side)?
  • Our listeners are always interested in discussions on purchasing equipment and supplies. Let’s spend some time talking about this.
  • How large an impact has your online store and the ability of customers to place online orders have on your business?
  • You talk about Getting Lean and Optimizing Your Processes. I’d like to have a conversation on that subject.
  • We devote whole shows to planning and you wrap up your book with this subject. Share your thoughts on this with our listeners.
  • Would you like to give us a quick update on the philanthropic project you told us about back in March?
  • Thanks for being on the show and congratulations on your new book. Where can our listeners find your book and Ryonet?

Other Events

  • Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Atlas Screen in Chicago – Aug 5-6
  • Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Workhorse Products in Phoenix – Aug 26-27
  • How to Make Money with Digital Decorating – Mind’s Eye Graphics in Northeast Indiana – Oct 6-7Digital Decorating Class

Trade Shows

  • NBM Long Beach – Jul 20 – 22
  • Embroidery Mart – Nashville Aug 4 – 5
  • 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

Terry’s Books

Screen Printing: A Practical Guide to Starting Your Own T-Shirt Business Just $4.95 as an e-book.

Direct to Garment: A Practical Guide to Starting Your Own T-Shirt Business Just $4.95 as an e-book.

Scheduling and Estimating Production Time for Garment Screen Printing Just $2.99 as an e-book

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