Sign up for our Emails!
Promotions & Coupons
Shop Items on Sale!
Inventory Blowout

Dye-Sublimation
Printers under 44" wide.. Start-Up Packages
Sublimation Printers
Sublimation Blanks
Sublimation Ink
Sublimation Paper
Transfer Accessories
Printers over 44" wide.. Wide-Format Printers
Sublimation Blanks
Sublimation Ink
Sublimation Paper
Epson Sublimation Printers
Mutoh Sublimation Printers
Accessories & Parts

Imprintables
Sublimation Blanks
Heat Transfer Blanks
Direct-To-Garment Blanks
3D Vaccuum Press Blanks
Vector and Clipart Packages

Heat Transfer Paper
Starter Packages
Inkjet Heat Transfer Paper
Laser Heat Transfer Paper
Blanks & Accessories
Inkjet Printers
Chromablast Supplies

Heat Transfer Vinyl
Complete Business Kit
Transfer Vinyl Rolls
Solvent Printable Vinyl
Sign Vinyl
Vinyl Accessories
Rhinestone Supplies
Vector Clipart Packages

Direct-to-Garment
Epson SureColor F2000 Printer
Direct to Garment Printers
Direct to Garment Ink
Direct to Garment Accessories
Direct to Garment Blanks

Solvent
Solvent/Eco-Solvent Printers
Solvent Garment Media
Solvent Sign/Display Media
Solvent Ink and Ink Systems

Equipment
Heat Presses
Vinyl Cutters/Plotters
Inkjet Printers
Direct-to-Garment Printers
Wide-Format Solvent Printers
Wide-Format Sublimation Printers

Sign Vinyl
Cast Sign Vinyl
Calendered Sign Vinyl
Removable Wall Media
Application Tape & Accessories

Specialty Supplies
Brother StampCreator
Lamination & Binding
Copier & Printer Supplies
Presentation Folders
Security Paper
Photo Paper
Screenprint Film
Adhesive Film
Canvas Paper
Transparencies

More Information
News
Promotions
Information Station
Tradeshow Schedule
Testimonials
Premier Customers
Charitable Contributions
Terms & Conditions





Trends In Apparel Sublimation – 8/27/14 - 4:00pm CST
If you think that apparel sublimation is limited to white polyester t-shirts, think again. Blends and colors can be successfully decorated with sublimation provided you work within certain parameters. And with all the exciting new styles being introduced by the Apparel Manufacturers, this opens the doors to new opportunities and more profits for your sublimation business.
Register HERE!


Targeting The Pet Market With Sublimation – 10/1/14 - 4:00pm CST
In 2011, U.S. Consumers spent over 5 billion dollars on their pets! Thus the market is booming and includes plenty of opportunities for creative sublimators looking to get a piece of the action. Learn what products are available and how to reach out to this marketplace in this informative session designed to help you make more money with sublimation.
Register HERE!





Sublimation Pricing Workshop– 6/18/14 – 4pm CST
You don't have to be an Accountant or a CPA to develop effective pricing strategies and systems. Though Pricing has been "tagged" as being one of the most difficult challenges faced by Apparel Decoration Business Owners, it's really not as hard as it might seem.  This session will show the Shop Owner how to gather and analyze business data in order to generate a baseline cost for printing, which becomes the foundation for a legitimate pricing system for their business. 

CLICK HERE
Click here to download the Cost Analysis Excel File used in video.



Weddings – Preserving One Of Life’s Special Moments With Sublimation – 4/03/2014
The wedding experience, from engagement, to gifts, to ceremonies, to celebration provides a myriad of opportunities for personalized digitally decorated products. Tune in to learn about the cycles of the wedding experience, the typical products that you can produce and how to market to this $2.3 billion per year industry.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH!


Tis The Season – 10/15/13 - 4:00pm CST
Christmas is one of the most profitable times of the year, so it pays to be prepared early. Tune in to this special session that focuses on product ideas and marketing messages aimed at the many seasonal opportunities that the Holiday season has to offer.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH!


Building A Fundraiser Program – 9/17/13 - 4:00pm CST
Looking for a new marketing approach for reaching schools, clubs, and non-profits? Fundraising is the lifeblood for most of these organizations, yet they are dependent on antiquated programs that generate less and less revenue every year. You can capitalize on this by offering creative, exciting fundraising opportunities based on digitally decorated products. Tune to learn how to capitalize on this profitable opportunity.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH!


Introducing Stone Cut - Rhinestone Template Making Software! – 8/14/13 - 3:00pm CST
Learn about Coastal's latest offering in design software - Stone Cut by Digital Art Solutions! Our newest software addition utilizes the designer capabilities of Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW to turn your art into popular and profit-making rhinestone templates. The software features a set of powerful design functions for converting vector images into complex rhinestone patterns that can be easily output with a vinyl cutter!
Click here to watch!

Breaking The Rules Of Sublimation – 5/23/13 - 3:00pm CST
You've probably heard some of the long-standing "rules" of sublimation production, but are they really hard fast physical laws, or just general guidelines to help you with the basics? The reality is that you can do more with sublimation than you might imagine, things like decorating blended fabrics, and printing on colored surfaces. We'll take a look at the most common sublimation rules and determine which are set in stone and which are flexible. As you will see, stretching the boundaries might just be the trick for generating new products and solutions that leave your competition wallowing in the dust.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH!


Sublimation Success with PhotoShop – 4/2/13 - 4:00pm CST
Learn some of the best PhotoShop tips and tricks from one of Coastal's own expert graphic designers! Not only will we show you the basics of the design program, but we'll also explain and demonstrate some of PhotoShop's most important tools for working with text, using layers and mastering the art of photo magic. This webinar will cater specifically to sublimation users, but is also a great introductory session for anyone using PhotoShop!
CLICK HERE TO WATCH!   Download Photoshop Tool Cheat Sheet here!



Making Money With CorelDraw – 3/26/13 - 4:00pm CST
Without a doubt, CorelDRAW is the graphic software of choice for many Digital Decorators. Simple and complex at the same time, it's an efficient way to turn ordinary designs into extraordinary works of art. But the system is only as good as the person using it. Join CorelDRAW expert John McDaniel for this informative session on how to use CorelDRAW as a money-making tool for your business.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH!



New Year / New Ideas – 1/23/13 - 4:00pm CST
It's a brand new year – what are you going to do to move forward? Innovation is the catalyst for long term success, so it's important to expand your horizons by exploring new products, services and markets. This informative session examines several growing markets including Memorial Products, Weddings, Promotional Products and Fundraisers, plus touch on some new sublimation products such as mobile device covers, acrylics and even glass.
CLICK HERE

Promoting Success– 11/29/12 - 3:00pm CST
Join ASI and Coastal Business Supplies to learn how to easily add a new revenue source and diversify your business! This webinar will include an overview of the advertising specialty industry, teach you how to turn promotional products into a lucrative revenue stream and offer sales strategies that will help you succeed!

 
Upgrading Your Printer - Upgrading Your Opportunities – 9/13/12 - 3:00pm CST
The sublimation industry is heating up again as new printer platforms are being made available to Sublimators. Larger print fields and new ink technologies are leading to wider opportunities in both substrate size and production efficiency. Tune in to learn what's new and how it can help you generate new products and greater profits.
CLICK HERE
 
Adding Sublimation To An Embroidery Business – 8/1/12 - 3:00pm CST
Sublimation is an ideal fit for any embroidery business as it allows you to expand your market reach with a wide range of new products, such as full-color t-shirts, promotional products, signage, awards and photo-gifts. However, the processes are quite different when it comes to implementation. From art to setup to production to pricing, sublimation lives in a unique world all of its own. But don't let that hold you back from the power of digital profits. Spend some time with industry professionals who will show you everything you need to know to successfully add sublimation to your embroidery business.
CLICK HERE
 
5 Common Sublimation Problems – And How To Avoid them – 6/27/12 - 3:00pm CST
Have you ever had the colors on your finished product come out wrong? Do you know what ghosting is and what causes it? Can humidity affect quality? Is all polyester apparel created equally? Though sublimation is a fairly simple process, problems can happen. The key to avoiding quality issues is in knowing what causes them so you can steer clear of unwanted challenges.
CLICK HERE
 
Profiting With Poly Performance Apparel – 5/23/12 - 3:00pm CST
It's one of the hottest products on the retail scene, thanks to Under Armour who introduced poly performance apparel to the masses. Now you can cash in on the demand by taking it one step further with customization and personalization via sublimation. Take a tour of the process from creation to delivery and see just how profitable poly performance apparel can be for your business.
CLICK HERE
 
I Want To Start A Sublimation Business – What Do I Need To Know? – 3/26/12 - 4:00pm CST
Sublimation production is relatively easy, but you do have to make several key decisions when it comes to printers, heat presses, software, graphics, etc. Join us for an in-depth session where we show you what you need to get your business launched. Come prepared with your questions so that we can provide you with the answers you need to make the right buying decisions.
CLICK HERE
 
What do I Charge? – 2/8/12 - 4:00pm CST
You don't have to be an accountant or a CPA to develop effective pricing strategies and systems. Though pricing has been "tagged" as being one of the most difficult challenges faced by digital decoration business owners, it's really not as hard as it might seem. This session will show the shop owner how to gather and analyze business data in order to generate a baseline cost for printing, which becomes the foundation for a legitimate pricing system for their business.
CLICK HERE
Click here to download the Cost Analyis Excel File used in video.

Cashing In On Christmas– 11/29/11 – 3:00pm CST
Christmas is one of the most profitable times of the year, so it pays to be prepared early. Tune in to this special session that focuses on product ideas and marketing messages aimed at the many seasonal opportunities that the Holiday Season has to offer.
CLICK HERE  

Breaking The Rules Of Sublimation– 11/8/11
You've probably heard some of the long-standing "rules" of sublimation production, but are they really hard fast physical laws, or just general guidelines to help you with the basics? The reality is that you can do more with sublimation than you might imagine, things like decorating blended fabrics, and printing on colored surfaces. We'll take a look at the most common sublimation rules and determine which are set in stone and which are flexible. As you will see, stretching the boundaries might just be the trick for generating new products and solutions that leave your competition wallowing in the dust.
CLICK HERE

Corel Tips and Tricks– 6/6/11
CorelDRAW is the perfect graphics tool for digital decorators, but it can be a bit overwhelming to use. Join Eric LaBorde of Action Illustrated to learn some new tips and tricks for using this powerful tool. The more you know, the more you efficient and creative you will become.
CLICK HERE

Target Marketing: Corporate & Small Business – 5/26/11 – 4pm CST
Decorators. Advertising, promotional products, signage, plaques, uniforms, ID products and much more. But it takes a well-thought-out approach and an exciting marketing spin to get their attention and their dollars. Join Industry Veteran Jimmy Lamb as he shows you how to tackle this profitable marketplace.
CLICK HERE

Homerun! Starting A Home Based Digital Decoration Business – 5/10/11 – 4pm CST
Though a home-based location is fairly cheap to operate, there are still a variety of issues that need to be dealt with such as the lack of visibility and environmental challenges. This eye-opening presentation will help you understand the pitfalls of using your home as a business location as well as some creative solutions for overcoming them.
CLICK HERE

Sublimation Pricing Workshop– 3/17/11 – 4pm CST
You don't have to be an Accountant or a CPA to develop effective pricing strategies and systems. Though Pricing has been "tagged" as being one of the most difficult challenges faced by Apparel Decoration Business Owners, it's really not as hard as it might seem.  This session will show the Shop Owner how to gather and analyze business data in order to generate a baseline cost for printing, which becomes the foundation for a legitimate pricing system for their business. 

CLICK HERE
Click here to download the Cost Analyis Excel File used in video.
 

 
Sublimation – It's A Lot More Than Mouse Pads And Coffee Mugs – 1/27/11 – 4pm CST
Looking for a way to expand your profits without blowing your bank account? Sublimation is a very cost effective, on demand process that opens the doors to a whole variety of product offerings. Photo gifts, performance apparel, plaques, personalized gifts, ad specialty products, signage, etc - the list is long. Learn how the process works, how to produce sublimated products, what to charge, and how to market in this fast paced, information packed session.
CLICK HERE