So you’ve just finished a small print job which essentially launched you from hobbyist screen printer, to small business owner. Exciting times right? But now you have to figure out how to get more jobs so you can kickstart your screen printing business. This can be quite challenging especially if you’ve exhausted your friends and […]
I’ve always believed that a good product and/or service will sell itself. Has this been true every time for me? Yes, but if I wanted my business to reap in the full benefits, I had to employ a few marketing tactics. Because getting a repeat order wasn’t enough. I wanted my customers to love working
“I’d love to get into it, but I’m scared!” Starting a new project can be both intimidating and exciting at the same time. While screen printing isn’t rocket science, oftentimes I hear folks admit that they just don’t have a clue on where to begin, followed by another fear, which is wasting money. While I
What?! How can you even ask me that? That’s so rude?! It’s super awkward to ask, and even more awkward for people to answer. Because of privacy reasons, people just don’t disclose how much money they make to complete strangers. But if you’ve been in a particular industry or trade long enough like I have,
One of the biggest questions you’ll have before breaking into the t-shirt industry is deciding if you’ll be using vectors over bitmap graphics. Does your screen printer only accept AI or SVG files? Perhaps you have an idea on paper that you want to digitize – which software should you go with? Did your image
You can have the best press, best dryer, best exposure unit, best everything in the world, but if you don’t have a sharp, clean squeegee blade, your print will look bad no matter what… Now who would think that something as simple as the screen printing squeegee would have such a big impact on the
If you’ve just started screen printing and want some suggestions for some decent inks to use for your project, you’ve come to the right place. But if you’re expecting to tell you what the “best screen printing ink” is, you’re going to be disappointed. Because it simply doesn’t exist. It’s like asking “What is the
Invented by the Chinese in the 900s AD, screen printing has survived until this day because of its versatility, durability and efficiency. And thanks to innovative minds, you can now mass produce quality garments in record speeds. And with personalization and commercialization on the rise, the demand for custom made apparels are bigger than ever.