Upcoming Classes, Week of May 11th. Class Schedule and Description

Monday, May 11, 3PM EST

Understanding Production Processes

What will you learn?

Each production process has a unique set of rules for file preparation. Navigating these rules can be a time consuming and aggravating process. Join us as we take the mystery out of file preparation for popular processes including screen printing, sublimation, print and cut, white toner laser transfers, DTG and vinyl graphics. 

Why is this class important? 

Learn a set of best practices for managing your graphics across all popular production processes. 

Learn How to:

  1. Prepare graphics for screen printing and screen printed heat transfers.
  2. Get the colors you want from digital printing processes.
  3. Prep vector graphics for vinyl graphics and heat transfers.
  4. Modify graphics so they provide maximum flexibility across processes.
  5. Avoid common production pitfalls. 

Wednesday, May 13, 3PM EST

T-Shirt Fundraising with the Complimentary Graphics+ Fundraising Kit

Every attendee on the live webcast will be eligible to download the fundraising kit!

What will you learn?

Find out how Digital Art Solutions clients are creating community T-shirt fundraising campaigns. The Here for Good movement is the brilliant brainchild of Sloan Coleman, “Monster Marketer” at St. Louis-based screen-printing shop Tiny Little Monster. Every attendee on the live webcast will be eligible to download the Graphics+ Fundraising kit of vector graphics for CorelDRAW and Illustrator.

Here for Good fundraising Stores are popping up all across the decorated-apparel industry, as screen printers imprint t-shirts with local businesses’ logos: Half the proceeds go to support the local business and the other half helps keep the printer afloat.

Why is this class important? 

Generate revenue for your business and help local independent businesses in your community. In this online class we will cover topics such as:

  1. Success fundraising campaign breakdown
  2. Medical & First Responder recognition and fundraising program
  3. More profits with paid sponsorships
  4. How to implement community support into fundraising efforts
  5. Fundraising marketing best practices

Friday May 15, 3PM EST

New Product Introduction: Graphics Builder 

One attendee on the live webcast will win this new product! 

What will you learn?

The Graphics Builder is your edge — it’s the complete graphics toolbox that’ll enhance both your marketing and your sales trajectories, in one fell swoop.  It’ll give you the tools you need to start out-performing your competition ​now ​ , and it’ll empower your team — and your customers — at the same time. 

Why is this class important?

Are you ready for a new Sales & Marketing tool that’ll change the way you do business? Welcome our Graphics Builder to the mix! This complete kit gives you everything you need to design excellence in-house

Learn How to:

  1. Arm yourself with the capabilities you need to impress new customers.
  2. Develop high-quality, one-of-a-kind graphics for your customers.  
  3. Combine ready-made graphics with vector graphical elements, textures, and one-of-a-kind fonts to make sure you always have ​just ​what your customers are looking for.
  4. Increase your in-house productivity, allow you to attract a wider customer base, and give you a competitive edge.
  5. Spend less time on researching & creating custom graphics and give yourself more time to impress your customers.

Upcoming Classes, Week of May 18th. Class Schedule and Description

Monday, May 18, 3PM EST

Developing Productive School and Sports Fundraising Programs

What will you learn?

Sports are shut down, but enthusiasm for supporting sports isn’t. This class will explore a fundraising frame-work for school spirit programs and sports. Learn how to generate revenue for your favorite school or sports team using ecommerce and specialized graphics. 

Why is this class important?

Use the new Graphics Builder sales and marketing toolkit to generate revenue for both you and your clients. 

Learn How to:

  1. Develop relatable graphics that support schools and sports.
  2. Leverage school spirit and sports enthusiasm to produce on-going fundraising programs. 
  3. Launch an eCommerce store specifically tailored to school and sports fundraising. 
  4. Maximum exposure on social media platforms to promote your fundraising efforts
  5. Stay in front of your customers so that you are ready to meet their needs when schools and sports begin to open up.
Wednesday, May, 20 3PM EST

Creating Customized Graphics that Sell 

What will you learn?

All things created equal, it’s the graphics on your products that separate you from the competition. Buyers are tuned into graphics trends. If you can’t produce graphics that compare to top retail brands, you can’t effectively compete in the marketplace. 

Why is this class important?

This class will identify a strategy using our new Graphics Builder sales and marketing kit to produce customized graphics that sell. 

Learn How to:

  1. Identify and emulate retail graphics trends.
  2. Create branding programs that combine multiple complementary products.
  3. Get ideas in front of clients using virtual sample technology. 
  4. Port your ideas and products into an effective ecommerce store. 
  5. Use relevant graphics to prospect for new clients.

Friday, May 22, 3PM EST

Avoiding common design and production pitfalls 

What will you learn?

If you don’t know the rules, you can’t play the game. Creating customized graphics can be a complex and confusing process. There are specific requirements for each decoration process. By understanding the rules and specifications, you can reduce misprints, avoid production delays and meet your clients expectations. 

Why is this class important?

Learn a strategy for professionally managing your graphics across multiple production processes. 

Learn How to:

  1. Identify and avoid potential production problems.
  2. Design specifically for process, not just appearance.
  3. Learn how to adapt graphics for specific production processes.
  4. Transfer files to outside suppliers without drama. 
  5. Best practices for proofing and customer approvals.