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From the monthly archives:

September 2009

Great Mailer Sample – A Mailer that GOT Me

September 30, 2009

How often do you get surprised by a piece of mail?  I am fascinated by mail pieces, and always have been.  When a piece of mail catches my attention, I always go back after I read it the first time and think, now WHY did this catch my attention?  And of course, direct mail marketers [...]

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Vote for Favorite Suppliers

September 28, 2009

Time to TURN OUT THE VOTE Here is a great opportunity for us to show our appreciation to the 100+ NNEP supplier members.  We can vote for them! Share this:

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WHERE You Order From Matters!

September 25, 2009

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Opening .eps files

September 24, 2009

A NNEP member inquired about how to open .eps files.  EPS files (Encapsulated PostScript Files) are VECTOR files, not digitized embroidery files.  It is the artwork only.  To open an EPS file, you need to have illustration software such as Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, Adobe Acrobat, QuarkXpress, etc.   Share this:

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Freshvac, LLC offers New Savings

September 23, 2009

A new supplier joined NNEP, Freshvac, LLC! Check out their line of great lunch bags and pet food carriers, which are embroiderable.

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Sourcing an Order for Emblems/Patches

September 22, 2009

A NNEP member called wanting to know how to do patches. She wanted a small number of them in a special shape for her customer. After a discussion about her options

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Understanding Social Media Risks

September 16, 2009

As we enter into the realm of Social Media, it seems prudent to be aware of the risks…  We thought you might want to know about them as well! Here is an interesting article about the legal risks of using social media: Share this:

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What is RSS Feed?

September 13, 2009

RSS feed – what does that mean?  And why should I care?  That was where I was, up until very recently.  You have seen them – you probably do not even notice them.  A common symbol for RSS feeds is the little orange box with the white arcs in it, like at the top of [...]

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Blimp Flys Over NNEP

September 11, 2009

One of the cool things about the NNEP office is that we sit right on the flight path for one of the Goodyear blimps, and it flies past frequently!  First you hear a distinctive hum and then in a few moments, it is floating past right outside the building, usually fairly low.  If there is [...]

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Galapagos Islands – Trip of a Lifetime!

September 11, 2009

Susan and I are going on the trip of a lifetime, we are heading to the Galapagos Islands in January!  If you have ever wanted to explore this amazing location (a dream of mine since boyhood), come with us.  We are going Jan. 18-Feb. 10, 2010 with an expert with whom we have travelled before.  [...]

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