Below is an excerpt from my book, “Made to Make It: A Guide To Screen Printing Success.” Learn helpful tips and tricks on how to run a screen printing business. Just because you know where you’re going, doesn’t mean you won’t get lost along the way. Your values serve as the compass for your organization—keeping you, […]
June 12, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
Your ambitions are big, and so are your screen print designs. But what happens when you want a full-size print and you only have access to a small output printer? Sometimes you just need a bigger film positive than your output printer can handle. Don’t worry; you can go as big as you want when […]
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April 26, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
Thinking about trying out your trade on wood? Here’s a step by step guide to getting the best quality print possible. Step 1: Choose a High-Quality Water-Based Ink Water-based inks have gotten better and better over the years, and offer an eco-friendly option over plastisol inks. Ryonet’s Green Galaxy HSA Water Based Ink is friendly […]
April 24, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
Mistakes happen. Even the best of us occasionally produces a misprint or two. But there is a way to turn those proverbial “lemons” into lemonade. Reuse those rejects to save money, and help the environment. Green screen printing practices are a cornerstone of Ryonet’s philosophy and business strategy. They’re important to us, and they’re important […]
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April 17, 2017 Kaitlyn IngramRead now
Team sports offer screen printers a unique opportunity to develop a real niche printing numbers on garments. But landing repeat business means getting a consistent print that players and fans feel great about wearing. Ryonet recommends four different approaches to printing numbers, starting with the most cost-effective and going to the most production friendly, so […]
February 6, 2017 Adam FunderburgRead now
For a long time I attempted to create all of my designs from scratch, and for a long time I struggled trying to generate good designs. The story I tell everyone is simple: Say you need to create some fan wear for a local volleyball team and you are a gifted artist. You say, “I […]
January 11, 2017 Marshall AtkinsonRead now
The Chinese philosopher Confucius said, “He who chases two rabbits, catches neither.” Meaning, it’s crucial that you focus your attention on one primary target. So when you stop and think about your shop’s sales and marketing are you chasing one rabbit, or a field of customers hopping around? Imagine how simpler your business strategy might […]
January 4, 2017 Nick WoodRead now
It’s a new year with new possibilities. Screen printing may seem like a fixed medium with the screens, exposure, washout, and curing, but quite the contrary can hold true. Screen printing on-site at events, festivals and other types of gatherings can provide a great opportunity to show and sell your products and your company. Approaches […]
January 2, 2017 Brian RichardsRead now
Those who have had the opportunity to go to college know that the final few weeks, while sleep depriving, are incredibly exciting. You’ve been in school since kindergarten, and now for the first time you can see the light at the end of the tunnel. When graduation finally comes around, many people choose to celebrate […]
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