The Custom Apparel Startups podcast was started simply because we love both the apparel decorating business and the idea that almost anyone, with a small investment and a little dedication, cannot only start their own business but thrive!
Our goal in starting CAS is to help educate apparel entrepreneurs about the business of the business, something often overlooked by people with an idea and a budget, but no business plan or experience behind them. We’ll be talking with the biggest names in the apparel decorating about things that are interesting and useful for all of you. Below are just a few topics we’ll be covering:
Finance and Taxes
eCommerce and Shopping Cart Software
Pricing your work
Equipment and Software Uses
Episode 193 - It's Time to Raise Prices
Learn how to raise your prices the right way, so you'll keep your best customers and grow your business with higher prices.
Episode 192 - How To Diversify Your Business
Learn how to use these five types of diversification to grow your business and get steady business year-round.
Episode 191 - What Is The Best T-Shirt?
Choosing the right blanks is crucial to success of any promotional goods business, so how do you choose the right t-shirt for customization? The answer is that it depends on many factors, such as your decoration process, your equipment, and your customers. Tune in to learn how to choose the best t-shirt for all your print jobs.
Episode 190 - Starting a Business
How do you start a new business, or take your side hustle to the next level? Marc Vila and Amir Bavi cover the steps and offer additional tips to getting started or growing your business.
Episode 189 - The 4 Ps of Marketing
Understanding the 4 Ps of marketing will help you create a marketing plan that perfectly aligns with your business goals and helps you grow your business.
Episode 188 - Setting up Your Social Media Strategy
A social media strategy will not only open new avenues for advertising, but will also help your business build trust with customers and prospects, grow brand awareness, and turn your customers into advocates for your small business. Learn how to set up and implement an effective social media strategy for your business.
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I just found this podcast and I binged listened while working on a large order of caps and it had me so focused! I’ve really been searching for a podcast like this being an at-home embroidery business. Made me feel better about some of the things I’ve been doing wrong and opened my eyes to new ideas! I already received a few extra orders this week using some of the strategies they taught me! Plus, it’s a bonus that Mark & Mark have great personalities together! Keep ‘em coming!
This podcast is amazing! It makes me feel less alone when they talk about so many industry frustrations and how to fix them! I have related to every single episode.