Gavin St. George chats with Cole about the screen-printing business and how he has stepped away from the print shop to offer an awesome new artwork service for screen-printers. Stop dealing with films and mockups in house and have Seps.io hand
General Standard's Mission is to create the most sustainable, equitable, and economical garments in the world.Their process starts with the seed. They use single source e3 cotton seeds. They require far less water, reduce CO2, are gentle for th
You read that right. Die Epic's rabid fan base powers Daniel Dimassa's business. Learn how he grew a brand that sells worldwide from his laptop. Topics Include:Print on Demand, Screenprinting, Amazon FBA, Trademark Fights, Almost punching th
I knew that this episode with Griff the Founder of Combat Flip Flops was going to be great when he said- "It's really cool that your selling products but how much did you spend to sell that product." Knowing that he wanted to create an amazing
Growing a small business has always hard but now it's even more difficult as our economy remains slow. Cole talks with Eli the owner of AB Graphics and Promotionals about ways he can make more than 10k a month in his screen-printing business.
In this Episode, Cole talks with the incredible Andrea Lake about how so many start up t-shirt companies have no idea what they are doing. Her insights and experience into the industry are fantastic listening. Since starting her first web compa
Bruce Ackerman the Founder of Printavo goes in depth with Cole about the state of the industry. Topics include: The sales data Printavo is seeing at all shops, revenue being down, future opportunities and more. Don't miss out on this great ep
Milissa Clark the Sales Director for US Blanks discusses their companies quick switch to sewing masks in Los Angeles. She also discusses the longterm adjustment she is seeing the industry take to stay open.
Tim Gibson the Director of Sales for Hanes Brands talks with Cole about how the company has been pivotal in providing masks for front-line workers. After being contacted directly by the US government Hanes created millions of masks and are now
Chris Blakelee the President of Bella + Canvas talks with Cole about the dramatic pivot the company made to create 100s of Millions of masks during Covid-19. He also goes into detail about what Bella + Canvas is expecting for the apparel indus
In this episode of Building your T-Shirt Empire Cole talks with the Founder of Ryonet and Allmade Ryan Moor. Topics include: MasksManaging StaffCreative ways to stay in BusinessThe present state of Allmade, Ryonet and Roq UsPPP loans How to re
Nate Goff aka @printsnate is the owner of Fresh MFG. After working at another shop he quickly built his new screenprint shop by working for retail giants Forever 21 and Zumiez. We chat about printing late into the night, finding big clients and
Ruben from Grandline Graphics returns with more questions on how to grow his t-shirt print shop. In this hour long conversation we discuss a variety of topics including production efficiency, outside sales, lead generation and online marketing
Bruce Ackerman is the Founder and forward thinking leader of Printavo. Starting in 2011 as successful print shop owner Bruce began coding what is today one of the largest shop management solutions in the industry. He chats with Cole about what
Whenever I go to a conference I almost always get sucked into a conversation about how Shirt Agency does online advertising. So in this episode I go over the basics of online advertising by breaking it into 3 difficulty sections: EASY STUFF-Fa
Brett Bowden Founder of Printed Threads flew out to LA to work with Shirt Agency on improving our print shop. Obviously we can't tell you everything he taught us here. But in this episode we go over some of the major take-aways from his two da
****NOTE: For the first time this episode was filmed live for Youtube. So please Head to youtube.com/shirtagency and subscribe.**** In this episode of Building your T-Shirt Empire, Ryan Moor from Ryonet talks with Cole about a variety of top
We invite screen printer Mark back into the room for another episode of shop therapy. Grandline Graphics discusses what is making their shop run inefficiently and how we can fix it. Topics include: Job roles, Rush Orders, Receiving, Darkroom
Inspired by the book "Made to Make it" by Ryan Moor we focus on what will make a print shop stand out. We discuss building customer profiles and how best to serve those clients. This leads into building a basic vision for their company Grandli
On our second day of growing Grandline Graphics we dive into online advertising. After making some basic improvements to their website we now are ready to spend some money on ads. We discuss A/B Testing on Google, Instagram and Facebook. Che
In this first episode of our "Saving the Shop" series- Grandline graphics flies to Los Angeles to work with Cole on overhauling their entire business. This episode is an overview of their issues. This week we will be posting daily updates on h
In this episode Cole chats with Amy from Threadbare and Gavin from Proud T-Shirts about growing their manual print shops. Listen in as they chat about the real issues that arrive when you are expanding a small t-shirt printing business. Topic
Want to know how to expand your business’s reach and party at the same time? It’s simple- start live screen printing! My company Shirt Agency waited almost three years before offering live screen printing services for events and the effects on
In this episode Cole talks with Brett Bowden (SGIA Chairman/Owner of Printed Threads) and Rogier Ducloo (CMO of Ryonet) about how Allmade is making a better t-shirt. This month the 3 of us, along with about 20 other screen-printers, went to Hai
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