How Pigskins & Pigtails uses Screen Printing to Support Local Businesses
Supporting local businesses has never been more important. The mom-and-pop shops are what keep our communities alive. There are plenty of ways to support local businesses: buying from them, following them on social media, and promoting them. Screen printers have a unique opportunity to support these small businesses with their own creativity. That’s exactly what Jennifer Sanderson of Pigskins & Pigtails did. She created tote bags for a local event to show her support and encourage others to support locally-owned businesses.
One Way to Continue Supporting Local Businesses
More cities, states, and countries are lifting COVID-related restrictions every day. With the world getting back to “normal,” the lessons of last year should not be forgotten: local businesses are the cornerstones and lifelines of communities.
How Press or Dye Merges Styles to Make Magic
Have you wanted to start a screen printing business, but didn’t know when to start? Are you waiting for “the perfect time?” If you have passion and drive, the perfect time is anytime. That’s what happened with Ashley Corr (aka Chainsaw Betty) and Ashley Stone. They started Press or Dye at the height of the pandemic’s lockdown. The passionate women from Nashville, Tennessee, share their journey and their secrets for success.
How Stark Screen Printing has Coped with COVID and Supported Local Businesses
Sadly, the pandemic hasn't disappeared. As it has exploded in the West and East Coast, to the South, and now the Midwest, businesses all over the United States have felt, are feeling, or will feel the effects of the virus. Some screen printers have felt it, while others have been able to push through. Stark Screen Printing is one of those screen printers that have stayed afloat, but it's thanks to her hard work and her supportive community.
Establishing a Brand: What is Brand Identity?
You want your new business to be successful right out the gate. Looking professional, knowledgable, and polished will significantly help. To achieve a highly credible look, you need to create a stellar brand. Throwing a logo together and picking a random name won't cut it. Building a great brand requires lots of brainstorming, planning, and creating. This isn't a light topic, so we'll dig deeper on a specific aspect of building a brand each week. For now, let's look into brand identity, finding your niche, and what to research.
We are in This Together: Support Local Campaign
News can spread by word-of-mouth, but what about spreading a message by word-of-shirt? Small businesses are hurting from the current situation. We...