One definition for stagnation is, “a failure to develop, progress, or advance.” There is no room for this in business (or in life itself). We have all heard it said, “there is no standing still, you are either moving forward or you are moving backward”. I believe this wholeheartedly. What does this [...]
Do you consider yourself successful? If so, how do you measure the success? Is it measured by the size of your bank account, your ZIP Code, or the car you drive? If that's the case you may want to rethink your gauge for success. Individuals who base how successful they are solely by these sort [...]
This article was published in Stitches Magazine January 2014 and was written by Terry Keeven. So your embroidery business is doing well, but what do you do when customers ask about screen printing services? In this article Terry Keeven discusses how to increase profits by going the contract route. Read Full Article (Page [...]
When looking for a contract screen printer there are several key questions that would be wise to get answered before you get in too deep with a particular decorator. 1) Do you sell direct as well as contract? Most printers sell direct as well as contract. It is just too tempting for [...]
This article was published in Stitches Magazine November 2013 and was written by Terry Keeven. Stitches Magazine shared their Pinterest page selections for embroidery and screen print design. We are thrilled to be listed as one of their pins.
This article was published in Printwear Magazine October 2013 and was written by Terry Keeven. When you run out of room and need more screen printing presses what should you do? Is it a good idea to grow your business when things get complex? In this article St. Louis Print Co. owner Terry [...]
This article was published in Wearable Magazine August 2013 and was written by Terry Keeven. How does a high school dropout start his own screen-print company and reach 50% annual growth? Read what owner, Terry Keeven, has to say about the current state of the screen printing industry and his advice for up [...]
Going from the custom apparel market to the contract screen printing market can be difficult. It's a whole different monster. In this Printwear Magazine article Terry Keeven answers the question. Read Full Article (Page 109)