Facebook Problems This Week! | The Importance of More-than-one-thing Marketing

Facebook Problems This Week! | The Importance of More-than-one-thing Marketing  Even the biggest marketing platforms have problems and can cause you problems.   For instance, a few times this week Facebook had problems and went down. Earlier this year they changed...

Family Business and Commercial Success with Compress UV

GLG ART Custom Engraving LLC Owner: Laura GruverDecorating Technique: UV Printing, Engraving, SublimationWebsite: www.glgart.comLocation: 5008 W Linebaugh Ave Ste 56, Tampa, FL 33624Email: [email protected]: 813-962-3342 Family Business and Commercial Success...

These 3 Things May Be Holding You Back | T-Shirt Business Growth

These 3 Things May Be Holding You Back | T-Shirt Business Growth Survey Results Reveal Top Three Challenges T-Shirt Shops Deal With ·        Competing With Online Alternatives ·        Marketing ·        Making a Profit Those were the three things that showed up in a...

Walking Into a 3D Etsy Store | Athena’s Creations Makes EVERYTHING

  If Etsy Had a Retail Store… This would be it. Athena’s Creations Makes EVERYTHING Owner: Chris Kallas Address: 110 E. Tarpon Springs Avenue, Tarpon Springs, FL. Phone: 727-935-1158 Decorating Technique: UV Printing with Compress iUV1200s Type of business: Retail and...

Customer Reviews are Mandatory

This week we chatted with Mike Herz from Shopper Approved to talk about why you must have ratings and reviews. It’s no longer an option. There’s a book we’re currently reading called Hug your Haters by Jay Baer. In it he talks about how the average customer will...

What to do with $1,000 Now

Marketing Brainstorm What to do with $1,000 Now You've got $1,000 set aside, but deciding what to do with it is a big deal. You don't want to waste it (and we've got a podcast on stop wasting money on marketing). In the marketing world, however, in some ways $1,000 is...

One Stop T Shirts and More

ONE STOP T-SHIRTS AND MORE (4 Years Later) Owner: John and Lori Consoli Year Established: 2008 Decorating Technique: Direct to Garment T-Shirts, Embroidery, Custom Rhinestone Transfers and Signage Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/OneStopTShirts/ How Real Success...

50 Cups of Coffee

and Other Things You Should Do What are we talking about when we say "50 cups of coffee"? Before we get into it, we want to share a story. Scott Colman, who is the owner and president of ColDesi, is a member of the CEO council which is a local Tampa Bay area group of...

Making More Money

By Learning These Things The reason we’re talking about learning, is because it’s very likely that you’re already in business and that you’re working pretty hard. You make X dollars last month, you worked all the hours that you could possibly work, and you worked just...

Winning Against Bigger Businesses

We’ve previously done a post on You vs. the Competition and what we covered in there is how to be unique, how to use your personal touch to get an edge, and how to not be afraid of that competition. What we want to talk about specifically today is battling the big...

Equipment Leasing Tips with John Sullivant

We spoke with John Sullivant about leasing equipment. Why you should or shouldn't and what the benefit are as opposed to buying the equipment outright. It's such a common question from our customers. I work with Adia Capital, a financial partner of Coldesi. I actually...

Success Tips – Home Based Businesses

Build a Successful Custom Apparel Business from your own Home People run their businesses from home all the time. So today we want to talk about success tips in custom t shirts, embroidery and bling in that home-based business. How are you going to set yourself up for...

Business Success Stories – Tom Rumbaugh

T-Shirt Printer, Embroidery Business Owner - Real Life in Apparel Decorating   Tom Rumbaugh, who now provides insights and content for the ColDesi group is a former business owner and has been in the industry since 1992. We wanted to learn about Tom's experience in...

Social Media Planning for Apparel Decorators

Social Media for someone into printing custom t shirts, running an embroidery business or especially making and selling rhinestone t-shirts or transfers can be an incredibly effective marketing tool One of the biggest struggles that custom t shirt printers, and others...

Botkin Designs

BOTKIN DESIGNS Owner: Vince and Lori Botkin Year Established: 2014 Type of Business: Bling, Embroidery, Direct to Garment, Sublimation Website:  lvbotkindesigns.com Who Needs Retirement? Embroidery, DTG and Bling Success. Vince and Lori Botkin have become an apparel...