How To Archive: August 2016

How To Score Sales In The Sustainable Building Niche

Sow the seeds of sales growth by partnering with green building businesses.
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How To Improve Sales Through Social Media

Distributors’ use of social media to generate new business is quickly on the rise, but remains a challenge for many.
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How to Grow Beyond Promo Products

With less revenue coming from promo, distributors must meet demands for additional services.
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How to Master In-Person Communication

While communicating digitally can be a boon, face-to-face relationship building is more important than ever. Use these strategies to strengthen your in-person communication skills. 1....
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Avoid Being Blindsided by Rush Orders

Heightened demand for quick turnaround requires flexibility and a culture that embraces speed.
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How to Create a Three-Color Print

Popular prints pop with color - learn how to create them in your shop. 1. Load the shirt on the pallet Loading the shirt properly is crucial. A crooked print often has nothing to do with...
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How To Create A Successful Video Series

Attract more prospects and better engage clients with an online video series.
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How to Identify the Best New Suppliers

As distributors become reluctant to audition new suppliers, they must find a process to separate the most reliable ones from all others.
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How to Beat Online Competitors

Websites continue to be distributors’ top threat - but there are ways to strike back.
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6 Tips for Crafting an Elevator Pitch

Advice for sharpening your job skills.
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How to Speed Up New Equipment Installations

Faster installation leads to faster production times.
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How To Achieve Greater Life Balance

Put these strategies into practice and you’ll be happier, more productive and more successful.
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How To Utilize Special-Effect Screen-Prints

Ordinary screen prints can be eye-catching enough on a garment, but printing with special-effect inks can take your ability to wow the eye to an entirely different level. Whether your pumped-up...
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3 Tips If You’re Considering 3-D Printing

Three-dimensional printing is not a new process - it's actually been around since the 1980s. But in the past few years, the potential uses have exploded as the technology has become refined and...
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How To Deal With Difficult Coworkers

Avoid getting tangled in their messy web.
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5 Tips for Creating a Great Hot Pad

Hot pads are a great personalized gift or sale item at craft shows.
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How to Choose the Right Ink for Your Screen Prints

Screen printing seems simple: burn a design, put down some ink, move a squeegee, in some cases cure a print, and then move on to the next color until the entire design is printed. Any screen...
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Hats: Screen Printing or Dye Sublimation?

Screen printing may not always work on hats. Each decoration technique has its pluses and minuses and associated costs. Which technique will suit the project best, create the most eye-catching...
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How To Handle Angry Clients

Use these ideas to calm clients down and find viable solutions to the issues that have upset them. Match Their Intensity: Flip the script for a moment. You're the customer. You've...
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How To Master Texting for Business

These tips will keep your professional SMS communications on point. Know When to Text: Texting can be an excellent communication vehicle when you need to convey a straightforward...
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Equipment: Replace or Repair?

Every inch of your screen-printing shop needs to be a profit center.
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How To Score Product Sales In The Yoga Market

The number of Americans participating in yoga is about on par with the nation's golfer population. The time has come to tap into this expanding industry. It's not a stretch to say that...
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How To Win More Referrals

Promotional product distributors can generate more quality referrals by giving clients incentives for providing connections to new prospects. Here’s how one distributor uses a fun brewery tour outi...
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