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Wedding Monograms 101: How to Monogram

Jun 14

Monograms 101: How to Monogram Want to personalize something with your new initials (or give an extra-special gift to your favorite couple)? Read this first. by Lauren Kay ...

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What’s a vector and why do we need one?

May 31

By ogmog on August 31, 2012 in best practices with No Comments   What’s a vector and why do we need one? So, you’ve hired a designer to make your webs...

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Fashion Forecast: 5 Trending Colors You Must Pitch This Year

May 17

WEB EXCLUSIVE April 26, 2019   Sponsored by: Startee Apparel Fashion Forecast: 5 Trending Colors You Must Pitch This Year By ASI Creative Labs    Fashion moves fast. Make sure yo...

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Digitizing is an Art!

May 03

Why isn't there a single digitizing technique to make all designs look alike? MARCH 20, 2019 Answer Digitizing is an art. Every stitch within a design is subject to artistic interpretation. A...

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Raster VS Vector - Helping your clients understand in one easy article.

Apr 19

How many times have you tried to explain to your client why the logo from their website won’t work on their trade show booth? If you’re like me, the answer is about a bazillion. The next ...

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6 Strategies to Recognize Employees for Their Hard Work

Apr 05

Recognize Employees for Their Hard Work With These 6 Strategies Show team members that they're valued without sowing the seeds of resentment among your other employees. By Young Entrepreneur Co...

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Advantages Of Screen Printing

Mar 22

Advantages of Screen Printing over Digital Printing (August 2016) posted on Tue Aug 16, 2016 by Michael Hurley   Intrinsic Benefits and Broader Options Screen printing is evolving...

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Your Go-To-Market Strategy Checklist

Mar 08

Top-Shelf Tip No. 193: "Marketing is too important to be left to the marketing department." David Packard Your Go-To-Market Strategy Checklist The terms, go-to-market strategy and ma...

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Three Business Lessons From Prince

Feb 22

Top-Shelf Tip No. 241: "Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life." Prince, "Let’s Go Crazy" Three Business Lessons From Prince Throughou...

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A Glimpse Into The Meaning, Symbolism & Psychology of Color

Feb 08

A Glimpse Into The Meaning, Symbolism & Psychology of Color by Kate Smith The psychology of colors has a profound impact on the choices you make consciously, unconsciously and subconsci...

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How Branded Are You?

Jan 25

How Branded Are You?Sticking to your own branding standards.1/17/2019 | Danette Gossett, From Good to Great As marketing professionals, we are constantly encouraging our clients and prospects t...

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Marketing Trends 2019

Jan 11

Top-Shelf Tip No. 4: "Make your marketing so useful people would pay for it." Jay Baer Watch For These Marketing Trends In 2019 To maximize your marketing in the year ahead, it's imp...

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The Art Of Business Gift-Giving

Jan 04

Top-Shelf Tip No. 173: "Be content to act, and leave the talking to others." Baltasa The Art Of Business Gift-Giving As we enter the fall season, that means one thing...the gift-givi...

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Why does a design look good on one fabric or color and not another?

Nov 30, 2018

Why does a design look good on one fabric or color and not another? APRIL 6, 2017 Answer When a design is digitized, it is digitized for a particular size, fabric,...

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Is Custom Branded Company Swag Worth the Investment?

Nov 16, 2018

Is Custom Branded Company Swag Worth the Investment? Many entrepreneurs—especially new ones—feel compelled to print their logo or brand name on all manner of items, from shirts to pens to...

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WHAT ARE DAD HATS? (OVER)EXPLAINING THE NEW (UN)COOL

Nov 02, 2018

WHAT ARE DAD HATS? (OVER)EXPLAINING THE NEW (UN)COOL   What are Dad Hats?  Put very simply, they are unstructured, curved-bill caps with fabric strap, buckle closures that feature ...

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Best Practices for Searching for Stock Photos

Oct 04, 2018

Best Practices for Searching for Stock Photos SEPTEMBER 10, 2018 by:  Jennifer Foy Jennifer Foy has over 12 years of experience using Adobe Photoshop. She ha...

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How Garment Type Affects an Embroidery Design

Sep 27, 2018

How Garment Type Affects an Embroidery Design by:  Ed Levy Ed Levy is director of software products at Hirsch Solutions and owner of Digitize4u, an embroide...

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Best Practices for Brand Application

Sep 13, 2018

Best Practices for Brand Application AUGUST 29, 2018 by:  Jennifer Foy Your brand should be visually consistent and on everything that is...

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Top Customizable Gifts for Men

Sep 04, 2018

Top Customizable Gifts for Men by:  Lou McNeil Lou McNeil is the President and Founder of Creative Gifts International, Inc., a supplier of gifts, awards,... ...

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Pairing Embroidery Fonts with Workwear

Aug 23, 2018

Pairing Embroidery Fonts with Workwear 9 by:  Erich Campbell Erich Campbell is the partner relationship manager at DecoNetwork, leveraging his more than 18 yea...

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Top Five Social Media Trends Of 2018

Aug 13, 2018

Top Five Social Media Trends Of 2018   Social media waits for no brand. And just like everything internet-related, it changes fast. The Cambridge Analytica scandal, Mark Zuckerberg&...

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What makes a good trade show display?

Aug 07, 2018

What makes a good trade show display? Answer An outstanding trade show display isn’t just dumb luck or popped out of a box in 10 seconds flat. Surprisingly, it isn’t the most expen...

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Simple Ways To Recognize Greatness

Jul 26, 2018

Top-Shelf Tip No. 145: "People may take a job for more money, but they often leave it for more recognition." Bob Nelson Simple Ways To Recognize Greatness How hard do your employees work for you? ...

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Screen Printing vs. Direct to Garment (DTG)

Apr 11, 2017

Screen Printing Screen printing is one of the most popular and oldest ways of printing. Dating back almost 2000 years ago, the Chinese applied the first screen printing technique using human hair as ...

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