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ColDesi Announces Addition of the Mutoh XpertJet 461UF & 661UF to the Compress UV Brand Line Up

 TAMPA, FLORIDA, 06/03/2020 -ColDesi is excited to welcome two new compact options to their line of Compress UV flatbed printers. ColDesi has partnered with the highly recognized and respected manufacturer, Mutoh, to offer the new XpertJet 461UF and 661UF to their...
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Flatbed UV Printer vs Direct to Garment Printer | What’s the Difference?

Table of Contents Add a header to begin generating the table of contents Scroll to Top https://vimeo.com/417181178 Similarities | Flatbed UV Printing Mechanics Both DTG printers and Flatbed UV printers are inkjet printers. They use print heads that traverse over a...

G4 DTG Printer | Rally Towel Printing

Rally towel printing is a great way to add to an existing custom t-shirt printing business. OR a very profitable niche to base your business on. The G4 DTG printer was designed from the ground up to be a world class custom tshirt printing machine. But that doesn’t...

Happy at Home | Making a Custom T-Shirt

Have you heard of the #HappyatHome movement?   ColDesi has joined with the City of Tampa – our home town! – to help motivate, educate and encourage city residents. To do something DIFFERENT to pass the time, and prepare for what’s coming next.   And even though there...
Sell Something Today

Sell Something Today

We talk a lot about marketing, but we see all the time on the Facebook group and we get calls about it: “My business isn’t doing well RIGHT NOW. How can I sell more stuff?” So what’s missing is “today.” Let’s do something today. This is a morning drive activity. You...

Customer Reviews are Mandatory

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

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

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

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

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

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...

You’re Communicating Wrong and How to Fix It

You’re Communicating Wrong and How to Fix It

Today we want to talk about why you're communicating wrong and how to fix it. This came out of some thoughts we had about communication styles. Your communication style, your preferences in communicating with your customers, with the people around you, your vendors,...

Equipment Leasing Tips with John Sullivant

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

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

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...

Botkin Designs

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...