Building Your T-shirt Empire

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Learn business tips for your t-shirt business and SUBSCRIBE for more episodes about DTG, screen-printing, internet marketing and interviews with professionals from the apparel industry. Powered by ShirtAgency.com | The best T-Shirt Printing and Fulfillment in LA.

Episodios

  • Episode 43: Shop Talk and Gavin's new Artwork Business.

    10/05/2021 Duración: 52min

    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 handle all the artwork for less than 3 days of an in house employee. To join the Beta head to https://my.seps.io/r/P4Q52X and enter coupon code "Cole" for 10% off your first month.

  • Episode 42: Hot New Sustainable 100% USA Made T-Shirt Brand

    07/05/2021 Duración: 10min

    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 the soil, and support US farmers. They then convert the e3 cotton into our next generation Ring Optic yarn. Their Ring Optic yarn is then knit into high quality made in USA fabric. Finally all of their garments are sewn in our Los Angeles factory.Milissa Clark joins Cole to chat about this fast growing new company. |https://www.thegeneralstandard.com/ |M.clark@k2omniverse.com |https://www.instagram.com/thegeneralstandard/ |Powered by ShirtAgency.com

  • Episode 41: How to make rabid fans. Die Epic's fans are so Loyal 200 of them got the logo as a Tattoo.

    13/01/2021 Duración: 32min

    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 the Rock's stunt double, and why so many brands never make their first 10k in sales.Brought to you by Printavo.com for $50 off your first month click https://www.printavo.com/r/cole and enter promo code "Cole" | For 15% off any course or book from Teeacher.com use promo code "Cole" | & for 5% off Any ROQ automatic screen-printing press use code "cole 5%" when you talk to your sales rep. (this could save you THOUSANDS!)Thanks for listening guys! Please leave a review so more people can find the podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.And as Always- ShirtAgency.com

  • Episode 40: How Combat Flip Flops went from the Garage to Shark Tank and Millions in sales!

    16/12/2020 Duración: 40min

    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 life for himself after retirement, Griff launched Combat Flip Flops while still an active duty Army Ranger. His precise and clear vision for his company is inspiring and his tips for optimizing your sales funnel and online marketing are fantastic. Of course, we also touch on his history with getting 3 Sharks in the Shark Tank but the really exciting stories come out of them flying around the world to make their product.Brought to you by Printavo.com for $50 off your first month click https://www.printavo.com/r/cole and enter promo code "Cole" | For 15% off any course or book from Teeacher.com use promo code "Cole" | & for 5% off Any ROQ automatic screen-printing press use code "cole 5%" when you talk to your sales rep. (this could save you THOUSANDS!) Thanks for li

  • How can a small shop get to 100k?

    18/11/2020 Duración: 01h01min

    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. Topics include- Website Best Practices, Finding your ideal client, Cold Calls, Developing relationships that lead to sales and utilizing social media. Powered by ShirtAgency.com | Brought to you by Printavo.com for $50 off your first month click https://www.printavo.com/r/cole and enter promo code "Cole" | For 15% off any course or book from Teeacher.com use promo code "Cole" | & for 5% off Any ROQ automatic screen-printing press use code "cole 5%" when you talk to your sales rep. (this could save you THOUSANDS!) Thanks for listening guys! Please leave a review so more people can find the podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. And as Always- ShirtAgency.com

  • Andrea Lake has sold 40 million t-shirts! Here's how she does it.

    06/11/2020 Duración: 32min

    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 company in 1999 Andrea has started 14 companies, including: StickerJunkie, YogaJunkie, Delinquent Distribution (which owned the sales rights for merch on Minecraft, World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, The Walking Dead, and more), Quarantini, and Power Chick Mafia. She or her companies have been featured in Wired, Inc., Entrepreneur, Forbes, as well as on television on: Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey show, among others. Speaking Credits include Summit, YPO, CU Boulder, and Harvard. She is also known for her deep run as a contestant on The Apprentice. Brought to you by Printavo.com for $50 off your first month click https://www.printavo.com/r/cole and enter promo code "Cole" | For 15% off any course or book from Teeacher.com use promo code "Cole" | & for 5% off An

  • Printavo's founder discusses the state of screenprinting

    06/08/2020 Duración: 43min

    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 episode with possibly the most plugged in businessman in the industry. Printavo.comShirtAgency.com | Brought to you by Printavo.com for $50 off your first month click https://www.printavo.com/r/cole and enter promo code "Cole" | For 15% off any course or book from Teeacher.com use promo code "Cole" | & for 5% off Any ROQ automatic screen-printing press use code "cole 5%" when you talk to your sales rep. (this could save you THOUSANDS!) Thanks for listening guys! Please leave a review so more people can find the podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. And as Always- ShirtAgency.com

  • How US Blanks handled 1 Million mask orders in 72hrs

    14/05/2020 Duración: 17min

    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.

  • How Hanes Brands rushed to make masks for the US government and are now working with the screen-printing industry to get back to business.

    13/05/2020 Duración: 17min

    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 able to provide them to the promotional products industry. Tim also discusses how he sees the state of the industry going forward. Additional topics include updates on Alternative, Comfortwash and Champion's upcoming releases.

  • How Bella + Canvas pivoted to become America's Biggest Mask Producer

    05/05/2020 Duración: 20min

    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 industry moving forward. Shirt Agency.comBellaCanvas.com

  • How Lane Seven is managing the shutdown

    04/05/2020 Duración: 22min

    Nabeel Amin the Founder of Lane Seven discusses their businesses response to the shutdown. He gives insight into PPP, Staffing and creating inventory for fall.LaneSeven.comShirtAgency.com

  • How Print Shops are staying open during Covid- 19 with Ryan Moor

    01/05/2020 Duración: 15min

    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 reach out to new clients during the shutdownRyonet.comShirtAgency.com

  • T-Shirt Print Shop Inspiration. Under 30 and killing it.

    12/11/2018 Duración: 21min

    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 doing whatever it takes to make the customers happy. Powered by ShirtAgency.com | The best t-shirt printing and fulfillment company in the Pico Union district of Los Angeles.

  • Ruben wants to grow from $350k to $1 Million next year. Here is how he can do it printing t-shirts.

    13/10/2018 Duración: 54min

    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. POWERED by | ShirtAgency.com the best screenprinting and fulfillment company I have ever built.

  • Printavo wants to make your shop work better. Software is the new paper.

    15/08/2018 Duración: 32min

    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 is next for his company and why he thinks some shops are growing so quickly while others plateau. Powered by Shirtagency.com | The most incredible place to print and ship a t-shirt.

  • Advertising is NOT hard! How to reach people and make sales online.

    06/08/2018 Duración: 22min

    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- Facebook Boosts, Google Search ads. REQUIRES SOME EFFORT- Instagram ads, Video Ads on FB Youtube, Basic Targeting. TRYING AS IF IT WAS YOUR JOB- Pixels, Re-targeting, Funnels, A/b Testing. I also go over my strategy for creating engaging content and why I hate coupons. POWERED BY | ShirtAgency.com the greatest Printing and Fulfillment company I have ever built.

  • How to Go from 2 to 5 Million. Print Shop insights from Brett Bowden

    20/06/2018 Duración: 23min

    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 day trip to help us up our screen printing shop's game. POWERED by SHIRTAGENCY.com also Check Out PRINTEDTHREADS.com

  • Marketing your business and Grandline Update

    11/06/2018 Duración: 34min

    ****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 topics. Topics include: Marketing Fulfillment Services Future Screen Printing Tech Grandline Graphics Update Allmade Sales Strategies 80/20 Rule and more... Check out ShirtAgency.com Allmade.com Screenprinting.com GrandlineGraphics.com and theshirtsociety.com

  • Save the Shop Day 4: Who is the production manager?

    19/04/2018 Duración: 49min

    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 management, and how to actually get stuff done on time. Powered by ShirtAgency.com | The best t-shirt printing company of Spring 2018

  • Save the Shop Day 3: Differentiating yourself in a crowded market

    18/04/2018 Duración: 38min

    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 Grandline Graphics. Just being a printing company is not enough! Customers need clear messaging to understand why a shop is unique. Powered by ShirtAgency.com | The shop I record these in.

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