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Want to take your creativity to the next level? Looking for a way to elevate your business? "Ink Differently" is the podcast for you! Sawgrass Technologies is a desktop sublimation printer and ink company. With "Ink Differently" we talk to business owners and influencers who have made sublimation a success for them. Hear how people have started their business journey, unique projects and get advice from experts. Want to be on "Ink Differently"? Send a message to marketing@sawgrassink.com.

Want to take your creativity to the next level? Looking for a way to elevate your business? "Ink Differently" is the podcast for you! Sawgrass Technologies is a desktop sublimation printer and ink company. With "Ink Differently" we talk to business owners and influencers who have made sublimation a success for them. Hear how people have started their business journey, unique projects and get advice from experts. Want to be on "Ink Differently"? Send a message to marketing@sawgrassink.com.

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United States

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Want to take your creativity to the next level? Looking for a way to elevate your business? "Ink Differently" is the podcast for you! Sawgrass Technologies is a desktop sublimation printer and ink company. With "Ink Differently" we talk to business owners and influencers who have made sublimation a success for them. Hear how people have started their business journey, unique projects and get advice from experts. Want to be on "Ink Differently"? Send a message to marketing@sawgrassink.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 25: Jimmy Lamb

10/28/2021
The man... the myth.... the sublimation legend! For our Season 1 "Ink Differently" finale, we talk to everyone's favorite sublimation expert... Jimmy Lamb! Jimmy walks listeners through his extensive product decorating background. Jimmy also tells listeners how he has been able to make a successful living by thinking out of the box. A wealth of knowledge, Jimmy gives business advice that every small business owner needs to hear now! Want to hear more from Jimmy? Head to...

Duration:00:38:57

Episode 24: Laurie Donovan

10/14/2021
Laurie Donovan is one of the biggest sublimation cheerleaders in the crafting world right now. Laurie has a rocky but influential history with Sawgrass Technologies. From going toe-to-toe with Sawgrass product members on new products to teaching CreativeStudio classes, Laurie has been through it all. Laurie is one of the few Sawgrass Product Ambassadors. It is her duty to test new Sawgrass products and teach others how to use equipment and programs. Listen as Laurie talks about her decades...

Duration:00:42:25

Episode 22: Silky Socks

9/16/2021
Dannesh Kassamali is the founder and director of Silky Socks, a sublimation company that specializes in unique and comfortable sublimatable clothing. Dannesh talks to us about his leap from silk screen printing to sublimation and starting his own business. In his time, Dannesh has taken a lot of risks in order to expand his business and develop the specific products that he wants to sell. Dannesh gives great advice for any new business owner wondering what the pay-off could be if you take a...

Duration:00:31:34

Episode 23: The Creative Industry Association

9/2/2021
The one where Meghan loses control! This week we have TWO special guests joining us. We start this podcast with a one-on-one interview with Craig De Souza who is the head of the Creative Industry Association. Craig talks about how the Creative Industry Association helps small business owners around the world. Craig also talks about his global connections, success stories and gives business advice. THEN, Sawgrass Global Marketing Director Vik Patel joins the conversation. Vik and Craig talk...

Duration:00:34:15

Episode 21: The Sassy Subber

8/24/2021
Nicky Adamkiewicz AKA "The Sassy Subber" is a ball of enthusiasm and energy in the sublimation world. Nicky has cultivated an online community of small businesses who support one another. Nicky talks about how she supports her tribe with encouragement and promotions. With a network of interconnected small businesses Nicky tells us how she has been able to encourage partnerships over competition so everyone wins. Would you or someone you know like to be featured on the podcast? Send us a...

Duration:00:36:33

Episode 20: Vapor Apparel

8/19/2021
Jackson Burnett and his team at Vapor Apparel are revolutionizing the sublimation industry through a new green initiative. Vapor Apparel specializes in sublimatable performance apparel. Now, Jackson tells us how the company is reinventing itself to become more eco-friendly. Jackson explains what it is like to rebrand an already well-established name. He also talks about how Vapor's sublimation shirts are now made from recycled plastic bottles! How could initiatives like this impact your...

Duration:00:29:07

Episode 19: Lycia Evanoff

8/5/2021
Lycia Evanoff is a Silhouette influencer and teacher who is expending her empire into the world of sublimation. In this podcast, Lycia explains the nitty-gritty details of starting a business that you may not have thought about. Lycia reviews state laws, LLCs, the use of mentors and more. Plus, Lycia discusses the best ways to incorporate sublimation into an already existing Silhouette business. Would you or someone you know like to be on the podcast? Send us a message at...

Duration:00:22:08

Episode 18: Diksha Patel

7/22/2021
Diksha Patel has been a designer for more than 20 years. For more than a year she has been contributing content to CreativeStudio. Now, Diksha can be found under her own folder for both Free and Premium content as a Featured Designer. Diksha talks about her design background and why its important for every entrepreneur to know that there is a market out there for your creations. Want to be featured on the podcast? Send your information to marketing@sawgrassink.com.

Duration:00:09:07

Episode 17: Laura juba

7/8/2021
She is the talent behind most of your favorite designs in CreativeStudio... you just don't know it! Designer Laura Juba has been a contributing designer for Sawgrass' CreativeStudio for nearly two years. Now, Laura is getting her own folder, under her own name, as a featured designer. Laura talks about the strength it takes to leave the corporate world and start your own business! She also talks about running your own business while having small kids. Check out Laura's free and Premium...

Duration:00:15:56

Episode 16: CrystalAnn

6/24/2021
CrystalAnn is taking sublimation influencing to the next level. In this fun conversation, CrustalAnn goes over what it takes to be an influencer in the competitive crafting world. CrystalAnn shares with us how she makes a living, how she got started in the industry and how she pushes the envelope. Plus, she reveals a major project in the works that will revolutionize the way she presents her classes to followers. Do you or someone you know want to be on the podcast? Send us an email at...

Duration:00:17:57

Episode 15: Jim Raffel

6/10/2021
Jim Raffel from Color Casters is a color expert. In this episode, we break down how your Sawgrass printer works with SPM. Jim explains color profiles, the science behind color and reviews the common mistakes that people make when working with sublimation. Do you or someone you know want to be on the podcast? Send us an email at marketing@sawgrassink.com.

Duration:00:41:51

Episode 14: Breana Chaplin

5/27/2021
Breana Chaplin from "Lookin' Sharp Sublimations" is a beautiful person both inside and out. Between her positive personality and her determination to give back, it is no wonder she has been successful. Breana joins Meghan to talk about her sublimation transfer business. Breanna prints and ships thousands of sublimation transfer sheets every week. These sheets are filled with designs from small business artists and are purchased by other small businesses. Talk about businesses supporting...

Duration:00:24:48

Episode 13: A-Dubb Productions

5/13/2021
Allan Wade from A-Dubb Productions can pretty much do anything. What started off as a YouTube channel used to do product testing turned into a part-time job. Then, when Alan lost his job, he kicked it into over drive and turned his YouTube channel into a full-time business. Alan talks about being an influencer and creating products in multiple different product decorating technologies. Want to be on the podcast? Send an email to marketing@sawgrassink.com.

Duration:00:35:07

Episode 12: Action Illustrated

4/29/2021
Ryan from Action Illustrated as been deeply ingrained in the world of sublimation for decades. From working under others to starting his own design business, Ryan has experienced it all. Now, he is one of our featured artists in CreativeStudio. Listen as Ryan talks about what it is like to own a design company... without having any design skills himself. Ryan also discusses the importance of hiring the right people to bring skills to the table that you may not have. Do you or someone you...

Duration:00:18:57

Episode 11: Sarah Hurley

4/22/2021
She's known as one of the top crafting influencers in the UK. With several businesses under her umbrella, Sarah Hurley is taking the crafting world by storm. But, it wasn't always that way. Listen as Sarah tells Meghan about how she was down to her last $50 before turning to the crafting world to change her life. Sarah talks about pushing your limits to help you be successful. She also talks about the importance of leaning on others. This is an inspirational story you won't want to miss. Do...

Duration:00:27:31

Episode 10: SparkleBerry

4/15/2021
From nursing school to being one of the most sought after names in the vinyl world. Mandy Graham from SparkleBerry Ink joins Meghan to talk about how a lack of product diversity in the vinyl world encouraged her to launch a brand. Mandy talks about being an influencer, working with big box stores and how her band of loyal followers online propelled her to where she is today. Be sure to catch the video recording of this podcast on SawgrassInk.com! Would you or someone you know like to be...

Duration:00:29:41

Episode 9: Chameleon Cuttables

4/8/2021
She is the woman behind many of the digital sublimation and vinyl designs that you love! Sabine from Chameleon Cuttables joins us to talk about her newest collection in CreativeStudio as a featured artist. Sabine tells us what the hot design trends of the year will be. Plus, she talks about following your dreams and making a living out of what you love doing most. Be sure to find both free and premium designs by Chameleon Cuttables in our CreativeStudio. If you or someone you know would like...

Duration:00:27:19

Episode 8: Great Dane

4/1/2021
There is no doubt, Dane's designs are certainly great! Meet Dane, founder, CEO and graphic artist for Great Dane Graphics. In this podcast, Dane walks us through how to use your passion for art to start a business. Dane also discusses when its time to bring on help as a business owner. As someone who has guided his business through a hurricane and multiple recessions, Dane advises on the right moves to make when faced with adversity. Great Dane Graphics are now featured in our CreativeStudio...

Duration:00:25:10

Episode 7: MAKER Is In The Name

3/25/2021
Do you think you have what it takes to be a sublimation influencer? Listen to what it takes to make it in the crafting world from someone who has done it! Lorrie NuneMAKER is a well know sublimation and crafting influencer. Lorrie talks about her journey in the crafting world, how she gained her followers and how she makes a living as an influencer. Do you or someone you know want to be on the podcast? Send us an email at marketing@sawgrassink.com.

Duration:00:24:00

Episode 6: Stephanie Bryant

3/11/2021
At a time when the travel industry took a hit because of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, Stephanie Bryant found her small travel agency business booming! It was all thanks to her creativity and sublimation! Stephanie walks us through how sublimation saved her business. Plus, she shares some of the unique ways she has decided to market her creations in her community. We'll give you a hint, her young daughter is involved. Do you or someone you know want to be on our podcast? Send us an email at...

Duration:00:19:55