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Starting and running your embroidery business is complicated, no matter if you are doing everything yourself at home or running a retail or production facility with staff.

NNEP helps business owners:

  • Find Customers
  • Keep Customers
  • Make Money

Are You Just “Winging it?”

Do you feel like you are constantly improvising? Do you do “hope and pray” marketing when you do any marketing at all? Do you feel like you are making it up as you go along and then hoping that you have some money left at the end of each month? Or do you have a clear-cut plan to find customers, keep customers and make money? If you are “winging it,” don’t feel bad… you’re not alone. For the better part of my time as an embroidery business owner, that’s what I did, too.

And for a while, winging it worked.

In the early days, when my business was smaller and simpler, “winging it” got the job done. Whether you are running your business at home or in a retail store, part time or full time, as a solopreneur or you have staff, there are many moving parts when you own a business. Because of this, eventually, “winging it” just didn’t cut it anymore.

Here’s what we discovered

  • There are proven ways to find customers, no matter where your business is located or what the size of your business is…
  • There is a step-by-step process to keep customers.
  • You can make money no matter what the state of the economy is around your business or what the sizes of your orders are…
  • …and none of these things are unrealistic!

We created the NNEP as Your Resource for Success because that’s exactly what we are: A business “resource” where we get to test out new and interesting embroidery techniques, business strategies and marketing ideas. NNEP members put the expertise and the resources of this national embroidery trade association to work in their businesses.

As a member of NNEP, you get to see everything…the good, the bad, and the ugly.
And when we figure out something that works, we streamline and document it into a “Resource” (i.e., a checklist, “cheat sheet,” form, or standard operating procedure) that all our members can use.

Here’s our disclaimer: We obviously can’t promise that you will get the same results that we did or that other members are getting. Your results will vary due to a multitude of factors. 

Running your business is challenging. You want to achieve your dreams. Maybe, at times, that feels a bit overwhelming to you? Today is a fresh start! 

Are you ready to shift from being an embroidery business owner to being a well-paid embroidery professional? The National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP) is a professional organization committed to helping you get the results you want. We serve as your business adviser, your embroidery training expert, your business motivation coach, your “I’m stuck – now what?” counselor. We offer over 25 years of experience as embroidery business owners and embroidery industry experts. Unlimited embroidery training means you get what you need to know – when you need to know it.

NNEP Exchange Mastermind

As an NNEP member, you’re also getting access to our private mastermind group, “NNEP Exchange. Just like a traditional mastermind group, NNEP Exchange is all about:

  • Sharing what’s working, and…
  • Getting help with what isn’t.

Our members include:

  • Several veterans on the several of the Industry’s Power Lists (at least 3+ years), who are all thought leaders in the industry…
  • Owners and managers of $1 Million+ embroidery businesses
  • Home-based business owners
  • Brick-and-mortar business owners

And once you have shown that you are fully committed to this group, these members will be ready, willing, and able to come to your aid. But fair warning: You will be expected to do the same.

So you get it all…

You and everyone in your business gets access to the NNEP. Your membership is for you and your business!

The Resources

  • All our checklists, sample forms, pricing tools, “cheat sheets” and standard operating procedures…literally, every system we use to help our members…
  • 24/7 Access To Our NNEP Exchange Mastermind Group
  • Now you can get help and support whenever and wherever.
  • Unlimited Live “Office” Calls
  • Monday through Friday, from 9 AM – 5 PM eastern time, you should never have a question that goes unanswered.
  • You Get It ALL – For the entire YEAR – for just $220.00, which is less than 60 cents a day! (This is a savings of $25, as a referral from InkSoft!)

Ready to make your life easier? Join NNEP today at

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