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Embroidery, DTG and Rhinestone specific business and marketing ideas. Tips on how to start, run and succeed in an apparel decorating business.

Customer Experience Matters in Custom Apparel Businesses

Customer Experience Matters

Creating a positive impact creates lifelong customers in the custom apparel industry. What does your customer experience look like? Oftentimes when building a business, the customer experience can get overlooked. Or if your business has been around for a few years, people often assume that their customer’s experience is good, because they’re still getting business. …

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7 Things you need to do before starting an embroidery business.

What do I need to start an embroidery business? How do I start embroidering? We have been asked these questions plenty of times from people all over the world. Starting a new business can be frustrating if you aren’t doing it the right way. It’s great to want to just jump in and go for it!  And …

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Email Marketing for the T shirt and Embroidery Business – CAS Podcast

The Custom Apparel Startups Podcast is put on my Marc Vila and Mark Stephenson from Colman and Company & Coldesi Inc. In Episode 2 they discuss e-mail marketing for the embroidery and t shirt business. Email marketing will help you gain (and retain) more customers. You don’t have to be a guru or a pro …

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Fulfillment: Should you outsource to other embroiderers or printers?

When is the right time to use another company to fulfill orders? Is outsourcing right for your business? A big challenge for small business owners is managing orders and handling your workload. Doing all of your work in-house allows for the best quality control and cost of production, but its not always possible. For example, purchasing …

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10 Reasons to Start an Embroidery Business at Home

Start Your Embroidery Business at Home  Updated for 2020 Starting an embroidery business at home is a wonderful business to begin.  For good reasons. If you are interested in starting a REAL work from home business that takes advantage of your creativity.  And one that doesn’t require you to be a website genius.  Then starting …

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How to Sell on Etsy: An easy place to start a bling or embroidery business

Even if you have a small budget you can get started with a rhinestone or embroidery business on Etsy. Etsy is an excellent online resource for selling your wares. If you’re a small-business owner, a designer, a reseller, or an apparel decorator, this is a great site. If you’re producing anything in relatively small quantities—for …

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Business with a Bling – Why You Should Invest in a Smart Rhinestone Transfer Software

Almost everyone is harping about how technology has changed our lives. However, it has provided us the convenience of doing things easily and quickly. That is a difference you can feel in every aspect of life including fashion. With rhinestone transfer software, it is now possible to create a heap of wholesale rhinestones products in …

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Colman and Company Embroidery Scrapbook Info: Send pics = Get $$$

Show off your embroidery skills on the Colman and Company Blog. We want to share the amazing embroidery our customers create.   If we post your pictures we will… credit your Name, Business Name, and Website (or you can remain anonymous) tell the world a little about why your work is amazing send you a …

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