In my classes and seminars, I talk to new screen printers all the time, many being in business a year or less. Some issues tend to repeat over and over again. Of course, there are more than five, but these are the most common, and fairly easy for the new screen printer to address.
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast from August 16th, 2013, so you can get more details on some of the items we discussed. This show we again covered some of the common heat press options available, based on Aaron’s article in A&E Magazine (Page 72). Read More
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast from August 9th, 2013, so you can get more details on some of the items we discussed. This show we brought in an industry expert on high end color separations. Some of you might know him as Dot Tone Dan… Dan Campbell of Dot Tone Designs. We also discussed the ISS Las Vegas Show briefly. Read More
Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast from August 2nd, 2013, so you can get more details on some of the items we discussed. This show we brought in an embroidery and digitizing expert, Erich Campbell of Black Duck Embroidery and Screen Printing to tell us what we should know about how to digitize for embroidery. Read More
When talking to people about how things are going in their business, I have discovered some common tasks. People who have successful businesses are doing certain things on a regular basis that appear to be similar. Also, it seems those who are struggling are not doing these things. In addition, I have noticed that sometimes small businesses believe that the normal business principles that work for larger companies do not apply to them because they are a small company. At times, small business operators are not necessarily formally trained in business, rather, just nice people with a great idea trying to figure out how to make it work. That got me thinking about what key elements that I feel make businesses successful to avoid potential pitfalls. Below are the three things that I feel are critical for every small business to ensure success. Read More