How To Archive: April 2017

5 Valuable Rebranding Tips

In January, Ricoma launched its first-ever rebranding campaign, and it's been met with enthusiasm. We spent months researching, planning, drafting and editing to figure out the best techniques to...
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How to Dry Water-Based and Plastisol Inks Easily

Save money, energy and space by using a single conveyor dryer system.
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Create Cool Looks With Layered Vinyl

Layering creates dimensional, eye-catching results with mixed media or different colors.
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How to Fix Damaged Vinyl Heat Transfers

Your vinyl heat-transfer artwork or lettering isn’t sticking onto the garment, or it’s ruined or pulling and peeled off after the first wash. Now what?
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How To Handle An Order Error

The number-one objective should be fixing the problem. 1. Address the Error Immediately As soon as a mistake is discovered - whether by you and your company, the client or a third...
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Tips to Improve Your Decision-Making

Q: What are the most important factors in making better decisions? A: There are three pieces.   1. Framing the decision properly as a decision-maker.   2. Having the team...
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Manage Your Time Effectively

A 5-step guide for those just starting out in promo sales or those looking to boost their productivity. Step 1 Set and prioritize all goals regarding family, career and health....
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Make the Most Of In-Person Networking

While social media is available 24/7/365, face-to-face interaction still offers benefits and opportunities you just can't get online. If you prep yourself for a few scenarios ahead of time and...
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Declutter Your Inbox

Here's how to win back control over your email. 1. Make a System Create folders within your email account to help you stay organized. Examples might be "action items" or "not urgent."...
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5 Tips to Boost Your Positivity

Five tips for embracing a healthy attitude. 1. Focus on Perceptions Your attitude is shaped by how you perceive things, or the way your mind takes in and analyzes situations and events....
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How To Sell To Startups

Solve the marketing challenges of new companies by pitching the right ideas and products.
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Improve Your Sales Presentations

Distributors offer their top tips for giving presentations a boost. Marty McDonald President of McDonald Imaging Solutions (asi/522770), Des Moines, IA   Consider yourself a...
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Create Pop-Out Embroidery Projects

Embroidery digitizing company Quality Punch recently released "Pop Out" embroidery designs on its new stock design site, www.qualitycollection.com . I spoke with Karen Habe, co-owner of the...
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Video: How Distributors Can Capitalize on the Vinyl Record Market

Vinyl sales are booming like it's the ‘70s while independent, brick-and-mortar record shops are popping up all over the place. This is a market ripe with promotional opportunities as "Facebook"...
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