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4 Tips for Choosing the Right Polo Shirt for Your Logo

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Jul, 16, 2013 @ 09:07 AM

Commonly worn by tennis and golf players, the polo shirt can be portrayed synonymous with that of a sporty chic look. So when considering the purchase of embroidered polo shirts for an organization, think about who will be wearing the shirt, what environment it will be worn in, and the brand-identity you’re trying to establish.  

1. Fabric Type  

While the first polo shirts ever made were crafted out of cotton, today's versions offer more fabric options. These include cotton and polyester blends, as well as those made of 100 percent polyester. Cotton is a breathable, soft, quality fabric; whereas the blends are renowned for their wrinkle-free feature. Blends are also less likely to shrink, whereas cotton can often shrink easily and may not be as durable as other fabrics. Polyester versions are celebrated for their moisture-wicking ability and longevity, especially after being washed over and over again.  

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6 Simple Advantages of Branded Clothing for Your Business

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Jul, 10, 2013 @ 12:07 PM

Branded apparel can have a big impact on any type of business. Any time the business logo and name are put out into the world, the company has a powerful marketing opportunity. Put the business name and logo onto apparel and you can increase brand awareness and promote your business all over town. Consider these benefits of branded clothing.

1. It Unites Your Team

Provide employees with branded apparel as a way to unite the team. Matching shirts give everyone a sense of unity. Whether the company is actually participating in a team sport as a company or it’s just creating a more united front, the use of carefully branded apparel will give everyone something in common.

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Crafting a Successful Custom Apparel Strategy for Trade Show Events

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Jul, 02, 2013 @ 12:07 PM

If you're looking for a way to customize your apparel that's perfect for a trade show, there are several options to consider. The right trade show apparel can bring your company or business the positive attention that it needs, and garner the right customers and clients that will surely take notice of your business and what it has to offer. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you're creating your custom trade show apparel.

  • Think about what types of shirts you notice when you are at trade shows. These items probably have one thing in common: color. Avoid white or black when you are designing shirts for a trade show; they will just get lost in the sea of other white and black garments. A pop of color makes your shirt, and your business, stand out. You can also consider taking a color from your logo, or one that compliments it.
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Choosing the Right Colors for Your New Company Apparel

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Jun, 25, 2013 @ 12:06 PM

When you're getting ready to figure out the right colors to choose for your company's apparel, there are a few points that you'll want to consider. Your overall goal is to represent your brand in the best manner possible and yes, something that seems as small as the color of your apparel can be a very significant factor. Here are some points to bear in mind as you get ready to finalize the colors of your company apparel:

Brand Recognition 

You want your apparel colors to go hand in hand with your brand, so picking colors that fall in line with your logo, website colors or marketing tools is a great choice. You don't want to veer so far off base from what your consumers already recognize, so even if you don't want to use the exact color, using a shade in the color family from your logo is good as well. 

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5 Simple Uses of Custom T-Shirts for Organizations

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Thu, Jun, 20, 2013 @ 14:06 PM

Well-managed marketing through branded apparel can provide a boost to your business and show up in your bottom line. Unless you are blessed with a corporate budget, advertising may not feel totally attainable. Doing things like creating custom printed t-shirts for your business can help shorten the gap between your business and your competitors.

No matter what type of business you run, custom printed t-shirts are sure to be a great way to spread the word about your business and build a solid following. They put your company's brand out there as something worth talking about and showing off. Custom printed t-shirts work to help you accomplish all of the following marketing goals:

1. Stand Out

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The Growing Trend Of Sustainable Apparel

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Jun, 18, 2013 @ 10:06 AM

When you think about environmentally friendly practices, recycling, carpooling, and conserving energy probably come to mind. Manufacturers in nearly every industry are getting more creative about going green. If you’re interested in leading an eco-friendly lifestyle, you can now start with the very items you’re wearing. In fact, sustainable apparel is a trend that’s seen regular growth and even become a mainstream option available from many top retailers.

How Apparel Becomes Sustainable

When it comes to green practices, there are a lot of grey areas. Not everyone understands the difference between an item that’s sustainable and one that’s recycled. A sustainable product is one that’s totally biodegradable. In order for an item to be truly sustainable, the manufacturing process must not overly tax the earth. If you’re using resources that cannot be replenished, you’re not operating in a sustainable manner because you will eventually come to the end of your supplies. Most fabrics are sustainable because the materials they’re made from can be replenished.

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5 Techniques to Making Your Workwear More Comfortable

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Jun, 12, 2013 @ 11:06 AM

When it comes to workwear, comfort and durability are the foremost features on many consumer's minds. Wearing a work uniform for eight or more hours a day requires clothing that is comfortable, wearable, and easy to care for. Material that keeps workers dry is important, as well as clothing that doesn't wrinkle easily. Consider these factors when purchasing workwear to ensure your employees are comfortable during a long day of work, which will ultimately lead to happier employees, and therefore, happy and satisfied customers.

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5 Ways to Add Style & Fashion to Your Corporate Apparel

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, May, 29, 2013 @ 14:05 PM

Corporate apparel can sometimes be boring with its drab colors, fabrics, fits and the overall feel. Who says that style and fashion can't be implemented into uniforms? There are definitely different ways that you can bring your drab uniforms and corporate wear to fab - it merely takes vision and creativity. As a result, not only will your employees look better, but they'll also feel better about putting on their uniforms. 

Here are five great ways to add a sense of style and fashion to your drab uniform digs without compromising your brand.

1. Pay Attention to Your Fabrics

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5 Promotional Tactics Through Custom Apparel & Products

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Thu, May, 23, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

Promotional marketing through the use of custom apparel & products can provide a number of useful techniques to drawing customers in based on the items you offer and visually display. Executing a variety of promotional tactics with custom apparel & products can offer a low cost and highly effective way of building brand awareness around your business and events. This type of marketing has proven successful time and time again across all types of business genres.

Below you’ll find six promotional tactics that can be used to benefit your organization’s brand, products and/or services, reputation, and overall perception during events and digital engagements.

1. “Always Be Closing”

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How Custom Embroidery Can Enhance Your Uniforms

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, May, 15, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

Custom embroidery has the ability to add polish and professionalism to all types of work uniforms and apparel; however, there are a few other reasons to keep in mind when considering custom embroidery for your workwear. Whether it's for retail, the restaurant industry, the hotel industry, or any other type of business where uniforms are worn, custom embroidery can make your uniforms stand out, while also creating an unmistakable promotional signature for your company. Below are few things to keep in mind when considering embroidery for your uniforms.

  • Custom embroidered shirts can help add to your overall marketing and advertising strategy. When your employees are wearing their embroidered shirts, it can leave a lasting impression on your customers and prospects who are visiting your establishment. Embroidered shirts give you the chance to say something about your business, with your employees as the medium. This includes your tagline, catchphrase, business phone number, or simply a neat looking logo.

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