Staff Accountability in a Screen Print Shop

Marshall Atkinson

Do your employees frustrate you because they lack the initiative to achieve stated goals, miss deadlines or just can’t seem to keep to an accurate production schedule? Do they sometimes just not follow up with some basic tasks and things get missed? Maybe they have been making mistakes and their only answer is a lame […]

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Staff Accountability in a Screen Print Shop

Marshall Atkinson

Do your employees frustrate you because they lack the initiative to achieve stated goals, miss deadlines or just can’t seem to keep to an accurate production schedule? Do they sometimes just not follow up with some basic tasks and things get missed? Maybe they have been making mistakes and their only answer is a lame […]

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Helping a New Generation of Screen Printers

Ryan Moor

“Educate first, sell second,” has always been and always will be one of our guiding principals. Since the very first days back in 2004, when we were selling screen printing kits on eBay, we knew that the only way we could be successful was by helping aspiring screen printers learn how to […]

Cooking a Thanksgiving Feast with Screen Printing Equipment!

Jake Franks

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year to appreciate what we have, cherish our loved ones, and… whip out your screen printing gear? Exactly 😎 First we started by heating our all-veggie Thanksgiving feast with our Hot Roq Quartz Flash. This got the internal temperature up and primed the meal for a good crisping. […]

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Your Baby is Ugly

Marshall Atkinson

“What did he just say?” Your baby is ugly?! Here comes the hate. And by baby, I don’t mean your offspring. I mean your t-shirt design, embroidery idea or product plan for your new apparel line. Look out. Are you sure you are going with that? Be careful. Confirmation Bias What we want to talk […]

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The Darker Side of Screen Printing Contract Work

Scott Lamb

As a custom shop, on occasion you may have a client who brings in shirts he wants you to print. Or perhaps you are considering picking up contract work to fill open time on your press. Before you accept that order, here are a few considerations to make. 1. Misprint Replacement If the client brings […]

Plan to Succeed: Advice for Newcomers

Charlie Veuleman

Get your business off to a smart start by determining goals and what it takes to achieve them upfront. One of the most common mistakes screen printing newcomers make is not taking the time to plan for the future of their business. Time is money; but, a brief investment early on may keep you from […]

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Without Systems You Don't Own a Business, You Are the Business

Danny Gruninger

“Just remember: products make money, but a system will make a fortune.” When I began my screen printing journey roughly 10 years ago, one of the most obvious set backs was the lack of standardized systems utilized in this industry. Every shop does essentially the same tasks but usually in drastically different ways. After spending […]

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Prepping For The Holidays: You're Already Late!

Ryan Cole

You’re already late (not really) Preparing for the holidays in a screen printing shop can be a little stressful since it’s typically a slower time of year. Depending on what type of printing you do, spring and fall are generally the busy times of the year you should be taking advantage of. “Putting some hay […]

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The Art of the Flash Sale

Jessie Gould

Flash Sales: A Risk with a Reward On one hand, you could gain a ton of new customers. On the other hand, you could end up working with a deficit and damaging customer relationships. Welcome to the world of flash sales. Flash sales are promotions that run for no more than a few hours, often […]

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Fall In Love with Interstellar

Ryan Moor

“Sometimes the simplest designs can come to life by simply knowing what is possible when you combine the right products and understand the process of how to bring your vision to life.” The Challenge Every once in a while my wife wrangles me into doing some screen printing work for her hand crafted brand Stitches […]

 

Pricing Hack: How to Use “Good, Better, Best” to Appeal to Every Buyer

Jessie Gould

It’s true what they say: “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” But in the pricing world, that cute little idiom takes on a whole new meaning. Every print shop owner knows that your customers might adore your products, but there will always be someone who thinks your prices are too high. But this doesn’t […]

The Beating Heart of Customer Service

Marshall Atkinson

Have you ever examined the basic core expectations of customer service in your shop? From your customer’s point of view how do you think your shop rates on these fundamental ideas? This is important, as how you treat your customers and the lens that they view your business is an incredibly critical component to long […]

Sandilake: Chum for the Sharks or a Breath of Life?

Ryan Moor

“What if we could close the circle and build a story for the shirt?” The T-Shirt has always been a part of our story at Ryonet. They are the canvas of the print, the billboard of this generation. Screen printers bring stories to life on t-shirts. Your prints share a message, create pride, and build […]