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From the monthly archives:

September 2010

Go Beyond – ABC

September 30, 2010

Coffee, anyone? photo credit: Public Domain Photos I am lucky enough to live in an area that is FILLED with interesting people doing interesting things…  I meet with some business owners once a month in a group known as ABC – Akron Bloggers Community.  At this gathering, we share information and ideas about how to [...]

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Social Media AT Shows

September 29, 2010

Here is an interesting article by Katie Anderson about how we all can use Social Media, Facebook in particular, at NNEP shows to increase the impact we create at the event. Some of the key points: Share this:

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Fit for The Queen

September 28, 2010

Answering the phone at NNEP is such fun.  You never know who is going to be at the other end of the line.  Today I heard at the other end, “Hello, I am Julie Wear, a thoroughbred painter, and I am developing a high end line of china with five different horse paintings.  I am [...]

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Facebook Location Feature Advisory

September 23, 2010

Facebook has “evolved” again, as most software applications do… However, in this case, their evolution takes the choice out of your hands unless you physically go in and set your settings. As it is now configured: Share this:

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4th Quarter Specials

September 22, 2010

We just received the 4th quarter specials for NNEP members from Atlantic Coast Cotton (ACC).   Grab the details online here if you are a member of NNEP – Members ONLY Log In. Take advantage of these specials and increase your margins while providing great products to your customers! Share this:

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NNEP Preferred Vendors Tip

September 14, 2010

Keeping your supplier catalogs under control is no easy task.  Here is a tip to help you tame the catalog monster, making it easier and faster to find the catalogs you want, when you need them! Share this:

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Where have you been?!?

September 13, 2010

We received a surprise in the mail over the weekend… A postcard from an NNEP Embroidery Mart, being returned as undeliverable.  No big deal, right?  Think again, and look carefully at the date – 2008! Share this:

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SupplierFinder.net Launched!

September 9, 2010

NNEP is very excited to launch our newest service, SupplierFinder.net.  How often do you get frustrated when you are trying to find the website for a supplier?  Is it .net, or .com?  Is it the company name, or the product line name?  What is the wholesale site, not the consumer site?  Argghhhh… It can be [...]

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Nominate Your Favorite Fabulous Supplier Reps!

September 8, 2010

Here is an opportunity to recognize a supplier rep or sales person that has helped you by being excellent at their job… Remember, these sales professionals work hard, for you and for the companies that they represent.  Without them, our lives as apparel decorators would be harder!  This is our opportunity, as NNEP members, to [...]

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New NNEP Preferred Vendor – Patch Supply

September 8, 2010

We are pleased to welcome a new supplier to the NNEP Preferred Vendor program, Patch Supply! Share this:

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