Everyone agrees that customer service is what makes a commercial embroidery shop great. Not everyone agrees what exactly makes great customer service.
To increase customer loyalty, bust these four customer service myths about commercial embroidery.
In the commercial embroidery industry, customer service means different things to different people. When you ask an individual shop owner to specify what “customer service” really is; you may not get the same answer… Continue reading
Appliques give commercial embroidery an extra texture, making it clean and crisp.
They are easy to create and are a useful way to add more value to all sorts of garments and products.
Appliques are an indispensable design element in commercial embroidery, most common in garments for toddlers, children, cheer squads, athletic teams and more. In fact, all of your customers will benefit from the addition of appliques to… Continue reading
Monograms are one of the most popular designs in commercial embroidery.
They are an easy way to add extra value with a “touch of class” to a wide variety of garments and other products.
Monograms are one of the most sought-after designs in commercial embroidery. You can see them in all sorts of garments and products, from dress shirts and jackets to purses and tote bags.
Until the… Continue reading
Direct to garment printers allows you to print high-resolution images on a variety of products: T-shirts, hoodies and other clothing. Print designs, photos and more!
Using images off the internet, you can avoid legal problems with copyright holders; by making sure images you use are legitimately available.
Technology changes everything, and nowhere is this truer than with direct to garment printers. With a DTG Viper, DTG M2 or… Continue reading
Saving a few steps here and there may not seem like much, but in commercial embroidery, additional steps can add up quickly.
Here are 10 productivity tips that save you time and money. Use them to keep your commercial embroidery workflow running smoothly!
As the saying goes, “time is money.” In commercial embroidery, each second counts. By finding ways to streamline production and increase productivity, an extra minute gained… Continue reading
Leather Embroidery is one thing that strikes fear in an embroiderer’s heart. The fact is, it shouldn’t!
Embroidery on leather can look fantastic, as long as you follow the basics, and be careful. There are several tips for successful leather embroidery.
Many embroiderers are afraid of leather embroidery. They are convinced that puncturing “unforgiving” materials such as natural or synthetic leather is not worth the risk. If they have to… Continue reading
A heat press is the foundation of a custom T-shirt business.
Things to look for when choosing a perfect heat press (or two!)
All heat press machines do one thing: deliver heat under pressure for a definite amount of time. For professional and high-quality results, standard laminating devices and consumer hand irons simply cannot get close to the temperatures required for a dependable transfer. … Continue reading
Nothing is worse for a business than turning away a high-profit direct to garment printer customer simply because you do not have enough capacity.
Tips to help you manage growth responsibly, and maintain the high level of customer service your customers want.
Expanding business is the purpose of every direct to garment printer shop, but success rarely comes without a few growing pains. The challenge is balancing the ability to… Continue reading
Effective scheduling in commercial embroidery is what separates a company with a healthy bottom line from a shop in total chaos.
Now is a good time to revisit your production scheduling habits, make a few changes and keep your shop running smoothly, and your customers satisfied.
Scheduling is the lifeblood of a commercial embroidery shop. With global competition and increasing customer demands, an efficient workflow will be critical to… Continue reading