Author: Erik Mickelson

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Shipping and Receiving Job Description Idea

Shipping and Receiving Job Description Hours: 8:30 to 5pm Lunch: 11:30 to 12:30pm Breaks: 2- 10 minute breaks. Overall Basic Expectations: Arrive to work on time Basic math skills: Adding, Subtracting, Multiplication and Division Basic English writing and reading skills. Spelling, Reading and writing simple sentences. Communication skills: You should […]

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Example of a Contract Embroidery Price List from 2004

  Contract Embroidery Price List 2004 Customer Supplies Product Stitches 48-71 72-144 145-288 289-576 577-1008 Up to 5000  $    3.10  $    1.70  $    1.45  $    1.35  $    1.20 Up to 6000  $    3.40  $    1.90  $    1.70  $    1.68  $    1.42 Up to 7000  $    3.70  $    2.20  $    1.95 […]

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How to Administer Outside Sales Reps

Outside Sales Program Changes: Our internal administrative costs and time for Gary’s orders has exceeded our original projected costs. We currently do not have enough time and staff members to coordinate Gary’s orders.  We were all hoping for simple orders that would flow through 2 Bucks for Thread’s system. Gary’s […]

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How to file Paperwork

Is your embroidery shop a mess with paperwork. Here are some tips to file paperwork in your embroidery company. Art Approvals: Keep in the art approval file until it is no longer necessary to keep proof of a customer approval. Artwork: Original artwork should be filed in the customer file. […]

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8 Markets to Sell Embroidered Apparel

Are you trying to increase sales of  your embroidery company? Are you out of ideas of where to market? Here are 8 markets you can sell into. Schools Crew Sweat Shirts Knit Caps Hooded Sweats Team Emblems Tee Shirts“ award pins , emblems Sweat Pants Spirit Mugs Shorts fleece vests […]

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How to Sell Embroidery to Costco

Excalibur Order Processing System Northwest Embroidery proposes to establish a strategic relationship with the Costco Business Center in Fife to establish a beta test site for processing logo merchandise orders. The object is to make selling and delivering a completed logo merchandise order to the Costco Business member as simple […]

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Fun Pack and Catalogs

Giving is a great way Get Customer Acquisition Customer acquisition is extremely expensive in the custom apparel industry. On average you will spend $124.46 per new lead that turns into a paying customer. That customer on average will give you $550.00 in yearly sales. The great thing is the customer […]