272 episodes

Welcome to skucast, the #1 podcast for entrepreneurs in the print and promotional products industries. skucast shines a light on our industries' best work, features maverick personalities, and discusses what’s really involved in running a modern print or promotional products business. skucast is the official podcast of commonsku.

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    • Business
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

Welcome to skucast, the #1 podcast for entrepreneurs in the print and promotional products industries. skucast shines a light on our industries' best work, features maverick personalities, and discusses what’s really involved in running a modern print or promotional products business. skucast is the official podcast of commonsku.

    Episode 249: How Swag.com Soared from $300k to $40 Million in 7 Years (with CEO Jeremy Parker)

    Episode 249: How Swag.com Soared from $300k to $40 Million in 7 Years (with CEO Jeremy Parker)

    Jeremy Parker began in the business just like many of you did: hoofing it, old-school style, knocking on doors, cold calling customers, and landing business.

    Today, we talk about how swag.com has soared from $300k in sales to nearly $40 million in a span of seven years and how an award-winning documentarian became the co-founder of swag.com

    • 50 min
    Episode 248: The People Behind the Merch: Jorge Herrera, Hirsch

    Episode 248: The People Behind the Merch: Jorge Herrera, Hirsch

    Jorge began working for Hirsch in 2010, straight out of high school, after meeting Hirch vice president Paul Hirsch on the soccer field. He started as a production assistant and after 12 years of mastering every machine in the building, from the print machines to the forklift, he’s now the Lead Production Manager. Jorge, or George, is an integral asset to the back of house at Hirsch, and, according to Director of Sales and Marketing, Brittany Frase, “he still makes the best box of anyone on the floor.”

    • 23 min
    Recession or Not, Here are 4 Tips to Power Boost Your Business Planning for 2023

    Recession or Not, Here are 4 Tips to Power Boost Your Business Planning for 2023

    We’ve been hearing and talking recession rhetoric for months. And by “we” I mean the collective we: business leaders, media, economists, and the world. Regardless of whether we’re already in a recession, or whether there will be a recession, or whether there won’t be a recession, for business planning purposes you can still find your focus for growth for 2023, regardless of the economic climate.

    • 11 min
    Episode 247: Forecasting the Future with Dan Pantano, David Nicholson, and Jonathan Isaacson

    Episode 247: Forecasting the Future with Dan Pantano, David Nicholson, and Jonathan Isaacson

    At skucamp, the leaders of three of the industry’s largest suppliers joined Catherine Graham, commonsku’s Co-founder and CEO on stage to answer audience questions and discuss the state of the industry now and their perspective on the future. The panel featured David Nicholson - Vice Chairman at PCNA, Dan Pantano, President & CEO at AlphaBroder Prime, and Jonathan Isaacson, Chairman, and CEO at Gemline.

    • 40 min
    Episode 246: How Transparency Wins with Landon Wade, Goodson Clothing Supply

    Episode 246: How Transparency Wins with Landon Wade, Goodson Clothing Supply

    Landon Wade, the owner of Goodson Clothing Supply, and his team are reinventing the way we think about branded merch, business partnerships, and transparency.

    They believe that the product you choose to carry your brand name speaks values and the old way of choosing merch is broken.

    • 26 min
    Episode 245: Connection Through Design with donothingclub

    Episode 245: Connection Through Design with donothingclub

    donothingclub is a collaborative design project curated by Ben Gabriel and Julian Trompeter based in New York City focused on exploring the potential of connection through design.

    • 32 min

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