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Automatically Trace  Your Customer’s Logos and Save Money with Graphic Tracer try it now for 30 days! Only $10/month (with annual subscription) Let’s face it…  Sometimes customers don’t know much about Embroidery or T-Shirt Artwork. Most of the time they: *Don’t have their original files anymore *Don’t know where to get it *Can’t tell you what font was used *And expect YOU to recreate it for FREE! As

Facebook Marketing for Custom Apparel

Creating a Facebook page for your business is part of a engaged marketing strategy. Letting you connect with your customers on a platform they’re on every day. The majority of business, including home-based businesses now have a Facebook page, and for good reason. Most people have a personal Facebook page, and whether they post their

Using Email to Build Your Business

Grow your custom apparel business by building an email list and creating strategic marketing mail-outs. Part 3 in our series on building your business is all about using email. You’ve already built your email list from connecting with businesses directly and contacting them via phone. You should also have emails from your current customers as

Using the Phone to Build Your Business

Grow your custom apparel business further by using the phone to build relationships with existing customers and prospects. Our first post in this 3-part series talked on using word of mouth to build your business. Building off of all the contacts you made from word of mouth (and existing customers), this blog post will focus

Using Word of Mouth to Build Your Business

Word of Mouth is a great way to actively grow your custom apparel business. Customers buy from businesses they know, like, and trust. How do you grow your business? Along with the idea of working ON your business, you want to be focusing on growing your business. You should be doing things today, that will

SEO for Custom Apparel Businesses

Get your custom apparel business found online using SEO best practices and building your online presence. We’ve spent some time already talking about how you can create a great customer experience to ensure your customers stick around, and continue to make purchases from you. But how are your customers finding you in the first place? Having

Are You Working ON Your Business?

How do you build a successful, long-term business that grows when you’re spending all your time filling customer orders? Michael Gerber’s book E-Myth Revisited has some great insights and perspectives for people starting up a new business. We wanted to use Gerber’s book as a starting point to talk about how you should be working

What is HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl)?

  This article gives you a brief and basic explanation of what HTV is and how you can use it to amp up an already successful apparel decorating business!   What is HTV? HTV, or heat transfer vinyl, is a polyurethane material that allows any apparel decorator to create a design, cut and weed it

How Much is a Customer Worth?

Learning how much a customer’s lifetime value is will help you understand potential income for your custom apparel business. Your custom apparel business relies on repeat customers as well as referrals. In any business, it costs less to keep an existing customer than it does to acquire new ones. Therefore, regardless of the size of