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HTTPS? SSL? What is it and why you should care?

What is HTTPS and SSL? Have you ever noticed that some website URLs start with http://, while others start with “https://” with a lock sign? What does it mean? HTTP refers to the protocol or language used by your browser to communicate with a server. Typically, when you open a page, the browser will make […]

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Pricing for Profitability An In Depth Guide for Markup Margin v1.1

Pricing for Profitability: An In-Depth Guide to Markups and Margins

The formula for profit is simple: price – cost = profit. The question is, how can you price your product for profitability? Let’s look at two common pricing strategies: Markups and Margins. What is Markup? Markup is the difference between price and cost. In other words, markup is your profit. Let’s say that Jane runs […]

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YoPrint - The Art of Proofing: Are you doing it right?

The Art of Proofing – Are You Doing It Right?

Proofing is a necessary part of every job you run in your print shop. The question is – are you doing it right? Who proofs your jobs, and do they have the right training or knowledge? There are a number of small things that you should think about when it’s time to proof – that’s […]

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3 Simple Steps Any Apparel Decorator Can Take To Reduce Misprints

It can be very frustrating to deal with misprints when you are making a T-shirt. Not only can it cost you time to correct them, but having misprints can also cost you money. However, there are several steps that you can take to reduce the number of misprints you have. Step 1: Set Up Regular […]

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Accept Or Reject An Order: 5 Tips To Help You Decide

Previously we talked about  knowing how to say “No” to your customers. It is equally important to know when to say “No”.  While it’s great that your business is flourishing with a lot of orders coming in, there is a threshold to the number of orders you can handle at once. To maintain the quality […]

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4 Sure-Fire Ways To Say “NO” To Your Customers Without Losing Them

We find it hard to say “No” to customers, even though we know that we’re getting ourselves into difficult situations. It’s because of the fear of losing customers and gaining the reputation that we don’t “value their business.” While it’s good to do everything in your power to improve customer experience, you can’t do it […]

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Increase Your Cash Flow With These 6 Tips

Cash flow management is vital for all businesses, especially when you are just starting. Most small businesses fail within their first year because they run out of cash to pay off their immediate expenses, even when their businesses are making profits. Once you know how much is your cash inflow and outflow, you can improve […]

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5 Rules To Know How Much Inventory You Should Keep

When it comes to how much inventory you should keep, the general advice is by referring to your purchasing history to determine which designs, colors, and sizes to stock up. Unfortunately, inventory management isn’t always that straightforward, and there isn’t a magic formula that can determine the amount of inventory you should be carrying. However, […]

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Seeking A Contract Printer For The First Time? Here Are 5 Things You Need You Know

As a community of decorators, we rely on contract printers to help us cope with busy seasons, shoulder the load when our business is growing, and handle jobs that are outside of our expertise. If this is your first time seeking out a contract printer, here are 5 things you need to know. 1. Everything […]

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How To Build A Culture Of Responsibility In Your Print Shop

What differentiates top performing print shops from the rest? One key factor is building a strong culture of responsibility. Yelling at your employees or threatening them to perform better is not how you build that culture because it only breeds discontentment. Managing your people is not about being a stickler for the rules. It is […]

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