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Printavo is an easy to use, cloud-based tool for print, embroidery, and sign shops to manage their shop. We keep your shop organized by handling scheduling, estimating, quote approvals, work flow, payments, accounting and more. Printavo works with shops from 1 to 50 employees in size all over the world to help become more efficient and organized

Printavo is an easy to use, cloud-based tool for print, embroidery, and sign shops to manage their shop. We keep your shop organized by handling scheduling, estimating, quote approvals, work flow, payments, accounting and more. Printavo works with shops from 1 to 50 employees in size all over the world to help become more efficient and organized
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Printavo is an easy to use, cloud-based tool for print, embroidery, and sign shops to manage their shop. We keep your shop organized by handling scheduling, estimating, quote approvals, work flow, payments, accounting and more. Printavo works with shops from 1 to 50 employees in size all over the world to help become more efficient and organized

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Episodes

3 Branding Tips For Your Print Shop

10/11/2018
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Have you ever bought an item that was more expensive because of the name behind it? Shoes, a purse, equipment? The reason you feel strongly about your purchase is because of the brand. It creates an emotional connection to your consumers which makes their purchase decision easier. It is essential to create a brand your customers love and praise. Since this process doesn't happen overnight, here are 3 tips to start now: 1. Create a guarantee. What can you do to guarantee your customers? Can...

Duration:00:04:15

4 Tips When Automating Your Print Shop (Full Talk) - Steven Farag - PrintHustlers Conf 2018

10/10/2018
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PrintHustlers Conf was a huge success! We had over 100 people from shops all over North America join us. Steven Farag, Co-Owner of Campus Ink, talks about five tips when automated his shop and helps answers the audience's questions. 1. Add all users to Printavo - Give full access to your account 2. Automate people & technology - Allow pushing a button to print, transform data, and add data where needed. Hire a virtual assistant from Upwork to help with data input. 3. Utilize Zapier to...

Duration:00:23:51

Your Mindset When Growing a Shop

10/9/2018
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After chatting with more successful shop owners, we've learned they all have something in common. Extreme optimism. Everyone started their screen printing shop in one way or the other. A band, clothing line, bought into a business. It didn't make much sense at the time, but you kept persevering past all odds to create a sustainable business. Between improving your workflow, managing a team, and growing sales, extreme positivity has been proven to help keep pushing you forward. Past the highs...

Duration:00:02:28

4 Tips When Automating Your Print Shop - PrintHustlers Conf 2018 Highlights

10/5/2018
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PrintHustlers Conf was a huge success! We had over 100 people from shops all over North America join us. In this highlight reel, Steven Farag, Co-Owner of Campus Ink, talks about five tips when automated his shop. 1. Add all users to Printavo - Give full access to your account 2. Automate people & technology - Allow pushing a button to print, transform data, and add data where needed. Hire a virtual assistant from Upwork to help with data input. 3. Utilize Zapier to connect your website to...

Duration:00:02:15

Setting Up Team Commissions

10/3/2018
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Over time we found that sales is a team sport. It's a basketball team where the ball gets passed around with the end goal of a slam-dunk. This process requires the company to work together on the same goal together. If one sales rep creates a lead from a tradeshow, and someone back at the office closes them, you're working together to win. A company brand is the full customer experience someone encounters. This may warrant using a team-based commission structure for your sales reps. At...

Duration:00:04:06

Hiring a Customer Service Rep for Your Screen Printing Shop

10/1/2018
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Customer service is too often treated as a cost-center. Excellent customer service is going to drive sales, period. Your brand experience is a collective of every touch point customers interact with. Therefore, a vast majority is created via customer service. Your customer service team will be driving return sales & referrals. When hiring for a customer service rep, first look at the goals for this role. Do you want them to focus more on phone, email, in-person or live chat interactions?...

Duration:00:05:57

Switching From Manual Press to Automatic with Justin Moore

9/27/2018
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Justin Moore started Barrel Maker Printing in 2009. They printed on a manual screen printing press for several years before they purchased an automatic press. Justin and his wife, Erin Moore, felt they could get a lot out of their manual press, but it was exhausting. Listen to Justin talk about how when he switched to an automatic screen printing press and how it helped their shop. Try Printavo - https://www.printavo.com

Duration:00:02:34

Automation In My Shop - Steven Farag - PrintHustlers Conf 2018

9/17/2018
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Steven Farag, fellow University of Illinois graduate is a hustler. Steven bought into a print shop and has tripled its revenue, expanded its unique student sales network and has pushed to automate his shop in special ways. He shares the ways he uses automation in his shop for success. Try Printavo: www.printavo.com

Duration:00:46:28

How to Train New Employees at Your Screen Printing Shop

9/17/2018
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An untrained employee is likely to be unhappy due to confusion. They will underperform, and you will be frustrated because they're not doing what you want. Your new hire won't stay long and you'll have to spend time searching for another, which will cost you time and money. Quality of work delivered will be less than expected. Don't believe the new hire's deliverables will be exactly what you asked for since you didn't take the time to teach them properly. Not only that, you're going to have...

Duration:00:03:13

Dreams, Goals And Habits - Ryan Moor - PrintHustlers Conf 2018

9/14/2018
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Ryan Moor first got involved in screen printing when he needed a way to fund his punk rock band. In 2004 he launched Ryonet to sell screen printing kits after starting to sell them on eBay. Fast forward to 2017, Ryonet generated 42 million dollars in revenue. Ryonet dives into planning dreams and steps to achieve them. He shows why dreams are important for growing your screen printing business. Try Printavo: www.printavo.com

Duration:01:00:49

How To Handle Payroll At Your Print Shop

9/12/2018
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Getting started with a reputable HR provider early on will save you many headaches down the road. Dealing with new employee documentation, benefits, taxes, offer letters, payroll, hourly, contractor, and full-time employees will drive you up a wall! At Printavo, when we first started hiring employees, we wanted to make sure everything was very clear for our team members. When was payday, how to enroll in benefits, etc needed to all be written clearly and easily comprehensible for everyone....

Duration:00:03:42

Hire Better Employees In Your Screen Print Shop - Tip We Use

9/7/2018
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Hiring the right people is the single most important job you have as a shop owner. As the business grows, your team is the most important asset of the company. It's what you should be spending a significant time on in regards to hiring, training, 1-on-1's, improvements and more. Hiring can be tricky as the goal is to fully vet candidates to make the right choice. Candidates may not tell the full truth, exaggerate responsibilities or not just be the right cultural fit for your shop. If you...

Duration:00:02:31

Squeezing More Productivity out of Your Day

9/6/2018
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We can all agree that we'd like to be more productive each day. As a business owner, you probably feel many days escape from you. You'll start off with a task list for the day and end up completing little to none of it as the day winds down. Putting out fires is a constant reason for not being able to execute on the things you need to complete either in your screen-printing/embroidery shop. The long-term solution is to continue to hire for the tasks that you do every day. With people that...

Duration:00:02:04

Building A Sales Machine - Kevin Baumghart -PrintHustlers Conf 2018

8/30/2018
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Kevin Baumghart is Vice President of Business Developer at Hireology. A company that helps other firms with their hiring process, Kevin has helped them grow them their sales organization. His learnings over the past 15 years has lead Kevin to not only excel at Hireology but mentor countless startups in Chicago. He breaks down hiring into easy steps that will lead your screen printing business to success. He discusses background checks, references, interviews, and a lot more. Take a listen....

Duration:00:38:49

Culture & Your Print Shop - Jersey Ink - PrintHustlers Conf 2018

8/27/2018
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In 2006, Jersey Ink was founded by Susan Becker with the help of her children. From their humble beginnings in the family basement to running a full-blown studio space with a showroom in New Jersey, The Beckers have created a true family culture at the office. They dive into tips for creating culture at your print shop that will make your team happy and proud to work at your print shop. PrintHustlers Conf 2018 is the second annual conference for the decorated apparel industry organized by...

Duration:00:27:42

A Breakdown Of How Facebook Marketing Works

8/24/2018
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Shelby Craig, Founder of Rocket Shirts is a marketing guru. “Making Shirt Happen and Getting Shirt Done.” Shelby’s LinkedIn quote perfectly describes him. Shelby dives into how facebook marketing works to help your screen-printing shop suceed. He gives you easy steps on how to get started! PrintHustlers Conf 2018 is the second annual conference for the decorated apparel industry organized by Printavo. This conference will provide a unique opportunity to grow, develop, learn new ways to...

Duration:00:05:56

Knowing When It's Time to Work with a Fulfillment Partner - George Wojciechowski

8/24/2018
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George Wojciechowski, Co-Founder of ShipBob has over 150 employees and $20+ million in funding. ShipBob has grown to become a leading fulfillment partner for e-commerce businesses. George has helped to grow ShipBob into a nationwide business and will be delivering best practices for everyone to utilize. PrintHustlers Conf 2018 is the second annual conference for the decorated apparel industry organized by Printavo. This conference will provide a unique opportunity to grow, develop, learn new...

Duration:00:31:16

Preparing Your Print Shop For The Long Haul

8/23/2018
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Starting and running a business isn't easy. And it doesn't get easier. There's an ever ending amount of tasks to be done, goals to be met and sales to generate. This constant process of wanting to grow your shop can be mentally draining. It's tough to keep up with everything especially if you're a sole owner. To prepare your mind for a 20 year plus haul, you have to find happiness in your work. This sounds cliche, I know. Let me break it down further. What truly is your passion? When you...

Duration:00:01:21

Technology In Your Shop

8/22/2018
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Bruce Ackerman, Founder of Printavo talks about his 11 thoughts on technology and which types of technology you should be using at your screen print shop! What's your favorite technology to use for your print shop? Comment below! PrintHustlers Conf 2018 is the second annual conference for the decorated apparel industry organized by Printavo. This conference will provide a unique opportunity to grow, develop, learn new ways to expand your business and increase profitability! Become exposed to...

Duration:00:42:16

Getting The Most Out Of New Hires - Adam Cook - PrintHustlers Conf 2018

8/21/2018
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Adam Cook, Printavo's Onboarding Lead has created an onboarding program to set up hundreds of print shops with Printavo. He has not only learned to train shops but also other onboarding reps at Printavo. Listen to lessons learned from Adam on how you can train your team members. PrintHustlers Conf 2018 is the second annual conference for the decorated apparel industry organized by Printavo. This conference will provide a unique opportunity to grow, develop, learn new ways to expand your...

Duration:00:37:13