On March 5, Eugene Lee, AnaJet Regional Manager, presented our monthly product webinar that highlights the mPower i-series. The purpose of the webinar is to broadly cover how the mPower can be an effective tool for just about any business. Whether you are a start-up business or you currently own a print shop or something similar, the mPower’s direct to garment technology will help take you to the next level.
The garment decoration industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that continues to grow. AnaJet is leading the way in terms of garment decoration technology and we want to help you realize a whole new world of customers and revenue streams. Eugene lays out just how you can realize this when you purchase one of our printers in the webinar.
Our success and our customers’ success go hand in hand. This is why we take such good care of them. We don’t just sell you a printer and send you on your way. We stay in constant contact with the owners of our machines to ensure you get the proper training, technical support, and industry information. In this webinar, we show proven examples of customer success stories. Eugene lays out various business models that work and he also informs the audience of the endless possibilities that the mPower i-series offers outside of printing t-shirts.
For those who missed this product webinar, we are offering up the recorded video and slideshow PDF as an online learning tool for you.
One of AnaJet’s customers, Katie Aretos, owner of Your Graphix in Genoa, IL, wrote in this week to share her unique method of networking and driving sales.
Over the weekend, Aretos invited a bunch of friends over to her home to have a “Printing Party,” similar to the “Tupperware Parties” made popular in the 1950s. She explained to her guests what direct to garment printing is and what types of custom items they could have printed. Aretos showed off printed samples, and brought catalogs for wholesale suppliers so guests could see what products are available to them.
Aretos reported that her friends were excitedly chatting and snowballing ideas off of each other throughout the party about the items they could have printed. After just four hours, Aretos had so many orders that she had to purchase $600 worth of wholesale blanks!
The most unique idea and order request Aretos came across at her Printing Party was for a memorial quilt. The quilter asked Aretos to print on fabric that will eventually be cut into squares to make the face of the quilt.
Aretos says many of the guests were talking about their future printing needs as well, so, in her words: “not only did I have a killer day of sales, but I branched out to a ton of people who never even knew they’d want printing done and will definitely bring me repeat business. Not bad for a 4 hour party.”
Thank you to Katie for sharing her unique way to drive sales!
The January 2014 issue of Stitches Magazine, the embroidery industry’s premier magazine and information source, featured an article on the importance and availability of online or in-person training for garment decorators. “Next Generation Training” gave a detailed outline of the education programs available from garment decoration equipment manufacturers and industry organizations.
AnaJet’s in-person AnaJet University training was lauded for providing hands-on training. One of AnaJet’s successful customers, Susan Asplin of Color Image Designs & Road Warrior Graphix (read our blog write up about Asplin), was interviewed for the article:
“Being able to print on as many black and white shirts as we wanted made us more comfortable with the machine.” says Asplin, noting they weren’t just shown how to do things like pre-treat garments and handle ink depletion and air in the lines; they were also able, under tutelage from AnaJet trainers, to work over and again on these processes and fixes until they understood them thoroughly. “All of us learn our best by doing,” says Asplin.
Susan Asplin and her business partner Gene Wodzicki (who are newly married – congratulations Susan & Gene!), spend half the year traveling around the country to fairs and carnivals to offer on-the-spot garment printing and custom-decorated signs, stickers and more. Their mPower needs to be in constant tip-top shape on their extensive travels, and the pair says that AnaJet University played a pivotal role in giving them the knowledge they needed to maintain the printer and create vibrant graphic prints on the road.
The article also gave a shout out to “AJU Online,” our new online end-user tutorial on the mPower i-series.
Building upon the education success of the technical webinars AnaJet has hosted since 2010, “AJU Online” helps decorators learn the skills they need for success with digital garment printing. “It’s two hours, broken into chapters and available for free,” Joe Longtin [Marketing Director for AnaJet] says.
AnaJet is proud to have AnaJet University and AJU Online showcased in Stitches Magazine. Since the very first AnaJet printers were sold, AnaJet has prided itself on providing first-class training and support to customers because we recognize that our customers’ success is our success, and the best way to guarantee our customers’ success is to provide extensive training and on-going support. As our Marketing Director, Joe Longtin, is quoted as saying in the article:
When you care about your clients’ businesses, your customers take care of you.
Read the full article in the free online digital version of Stitches magazine here. The “Next Generation Training” article starts on page 57.
On Wednesday, February 5th, AnaJet’s Regional Manager Chuck Burwell presented a product webinar showcase based on our top model printer: the mPower i-series. Chuck showcased the printer’s full potential which extends way beyond customized digital graphic on t-shirts. Chuck also highlighted the business benefits behind adding direct to garment technology to your business.
Whether you are looking to start up a business based on digital printing or you operate a business and are looking to bring in new customer and added income, the mPower i-series can offer you a solution. Let’s face it, times are tough and business is hard to come by in just about every industry. Your best solution is to diversify your product offerings to open up your business to as many types of customers as possible. The garment decoration industry is multi-million dollar one that continues to grow. The mPower i-series allows its owner the chance to maximize their profits within this industry.
Garment decoration is an ever-growing industry with seemingly endless product possibilities to explore. When we say the mPower allows its owner the chance to maximize their profit in the industry, it is because the mPower opens doors to all sorts of profit generating options. Don’t think that you’re stuck making t-shirts. Think outside the box. Hat, hoodies, zip-up sweatshirts, aprons, towels, pillows, canvas, tote bags; the mPower can print on all of them.
Of course, all this was covered in our webinar that Chuck Burwell presented. We went in to good detail about how our printers can change your business for the better. Whether you were able to attend the live event or not, we are offering you the opportunity to reference the slide show pdf document from the webinar, as well as the recorded video from the webinar. This way, you can access this information as a learning tool when ever you want.
AnaJet is happy to announce the release of a special new product for our customers. Meant to help those who are not highly proficient in graphic design, Spark by AnaJet is a design suite that is user-friendly. We are releasing this new product at the Imprinted Sportswear Show (ISS) Long Beach this week!
If you were thinking about starting a custom garment business but you were worried about manipulating the graphics correctly, never fear! Spark is a PC or laptop-based software application with an easy-to-use design and order management interface. So you can use Spark to quickly create personalized, ready-to-print designs in seconds.
Maybe you have an existing imaging business but designing custom shirts in your current graphic design suites seem to be taking forever. Use Spark to accelerate the process! Graphic manipulation has never been this easy. USA AnaJet mPower owners can buy a license of Spark for a one-time cost of only $695. No subscriptions fees, no connection fees, no transaction costs.
Wondering how Spark works? We designed Spark to integrate with AnaRIP, the RIP software for mPower printers. That means when you press “Print” inside the Spark interface, it sends your newly designed image to AnaRIP, where you take the necessary steps to finalize, RIP, and print the image.
Plus, Spark is supported directly by AnaJet, so when you have questions, you can call a single AnaJet tech support line for help on both Spark questions and questions on your printer. Together, the mPower i-series and Spark for AnaJet makes it easy for your business to design, sell, and print custom printed apparel and promotional products! Hit the ground running with a simple, clean interface that’s ready-stocked with professional graphics.
The mPower i-series printer and Spark technology are a winning team. Whether your business needs to create samples or fulfill orders, you’ll use one of the fastest and best-supported direct to garment printers in the world to create brilliant, full-color prints. So flip the switch on your DTG business with Spark for AnaJet. Contact your Regional Manager or Click Here to fill out the request information form.
Additional Benefits from the Spark Business in a Box
- Ready to print in seconds
- Easy, fast quoting and order management
- Better productivity
- Higher profits
- One-time license fee
- See customer graphics and text on a virtual shirt in seconds
- One call for support for your printer AND your software
On January 8th, AnaJet held their first live product webinar of the new year. Regional Manager Charles Burwell presented the webinar: Introducing the mPower i-series Direct to Garment Printer. This event was a product feature for the mPower i-series printer, but it was also an opportunity to generally introduce those who aren’t already familiar to direct to garment printing. So whether you are someone who is already in the garment decoration industry or you’re completely new to the trade, checking out the recording of this webinar will be of great value to you.
As discussed in the webinar, if you are looking to capture greater profit margins and shrink your lead time, the mPower i-series is your answer. If you currently own a business, direct to garment technology can compliment your current model with a fast and easy to use solution. The mPower i-series leads the class when it comes to printing speeds. That means you get more prints done in less time, turning over decorated apparel orders in no time. The versatility of promotional products options is limitless. Print on pillow cases, wood, ceramic tiles, hats, socks and more!
The garment decoration industry is growing. AnaJet has the technology you need to capitalize on this growing industry. Plus, with free lifetime technical support, training, and more, AnaJet and the mPower i-series can literally take your business to the next level.
We get a lot of emails from people who want to attend but the date and time are just impossible to fit into their schedule. That’s not a problem. We make sure to archive all of our webinars on our website. You can watch the recorded webinar below, and we will attach a slide show PDF document for you to download and use as a reference on your own time.
- Introducing the mPower i-series Direct to Garment Printer – Recorded Video
- Slide Show Reference Download