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8/11/13 5:46 PM
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Too late! I think Killer Bee Gis is working on the One-Offs.

Are you gonna call your group "Gi Gazillionaires"?
8/13/13 12:58 PM
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Chester Davis - Does otm offer any kind of whole sale type of deals for supplying gis to an academy ? if so who would I need to contact about that ?

yes of course we do. email me scotty at on the mat dot com.
8/13/13 1:00 PM
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LankyFG - Too late! I think Killer Bee Gis is working on the One-Offs.

Are you gonna call your group "Gi Gazillionaires"?

Dam TOO LATE!!!! Killer Bee's on it! Hit them up for your one off custom gis!!

That name might be misleading cause you aint gonna make Gazillions on making gis. If you think you are going to get rich making gis your are going to be sorry.

if you are in love with BJJ and just want to follow your passions and make something cool for you and other people like you who like you then it will be fun.

But there is not a ton of money in gis. But some.
8/13/13 3:15 PM
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LankyFG - Too late! I think Killer Bee Gis is working on the One-Offs.

Are you gonna call your group "Gi Gazillionaires"?

Dam TOO LATE!!!! Killer Bee's on it! Hit them up for your one off custom gis!!

That name might be misleading cause you aint gonna make Gazillions on making gis. If you think you are going to get rich making gis your are going to be sorry.

if you are in love with BJJ and just want to follow your passions and make something cool for you and other people like you who like you then it will be fun.

But there is not a ton of money in gis. But some.

No doubt about the money, but going with the LI marketing, how many REAL millionaires do you think there are in MMA. Not as many as there are/were members in his group. But all this is better off in one of the other LI threads around here.

8/14/13 1:03 AM
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LankyFG - Too late! I think Killer Bee Gis is working on the One-Offs.

Are you gonna call your group "Gi Gazillionaires"?

Dam TOO LATE!!!! Killer Bee's on it! Hit them up for your one off custom gis!!

That name might be misleading cause you aint gonna make Gazillions on making gis. If you think you are going to get rich making gis your are going to be sorry.

if you are in love with BJJ and just want to follow your passions and make something cool for you and other people like you who like you then it will be fun.

But there is not a ton of money in gis. But some.

No doubt about the money, but going with the LI marketing, how many REAL millionaires do you think there are in MMA. Not as many as there are/were members in his group. But all this is better off in one of the other LI threads around here.


I dont really see your point? Im not telling anyone they are going to be millionaires? Im helping people get gis for their schools or brands. This thread is about saving money not getting rich. Maybe you should have read it before you chimed in.

As for how many Millionaires there are in MMA. A lot. Also depends on how you define millionaires. Made a million, worth a million, profit a million, or have a million in the bank?

The answer is there are a lot of them, shit we got a few billionaires in MMA.
8/14/13 2:41 AM
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8/14/13 10:48 AM
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I didn't mean for things to go off on a tangent, I think my comment was taken the wrong way. I was just going off the LI marketing comment you made earlier, "Of course Im sure Ill be accused of using LI marketing for doing so."

I was just a making a joke and a play on words with the "Gi Gazillionaires / MMA Millionaires" comments.

This thread has been worth its weight in gold and I completely appreciate every single post over these 9 pages.

Sorry.
8/14/13 1:22 PM
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^indeed; epic thread Phone Post 3.0
8/14/13 9:14 PM
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8/16/13 7:30 PM
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LankyFG - I didn't mean for things to go off on a tangent, I think my comment was taken the wrong way. I was just going off the LI marketing comment you made earlier, "Of course Im sure Ill be accused of using LI marketing for doing so."

I was just a making a joke and a play on words with the "Gi Gazillionaires / MMA Millionaires" comments.

This thread has been worth its weight in gold and I completely appreciate every single post over these 9 pages.

Sorry.

Oh, sorry i guess i read it wrong :) MY BAD!!

Let me know if you got any other questions.
8/23/13 3:27 PM
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No questions, just a (belated) word of thanks for an awesome thread. Thank you!!!

10/2/13 11:57 PM
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Great thread!
I would also be interested in some kind of webinar or facebook group page.

10/30/13 1:54 AM
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How are you guys coming with your Gi brands? Anything new? Questions?
10/30/13 2:06 AM
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will have to backread a lot

thanks for doing this!
10/30/13 3:07 AM
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ok that was a lot to take in lol

anyway

I think I pretty much got the marketing and branding down, because of OTMs tips, and because it's also my job.

but I really want to start a BJJ brand here in South East Asia, figured there'd be a market here since BJJ (and MMA) is growing fast and someone making stuff from the region would definitely have an advantage.

Where do you suggest I start looking for manufacturers in Pakistan (or china)? Any websites I can look into or email?

My goal is really to start a brand that won't cost that much but still looks and performs great as the shoyorolls and atamas of the world, which might also get more people into BJJ as the cost of the gear is what intimidates a lot of folks.
10/31/13 11:06 PM
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Scotty, doing well! With your help and Chris's from Datsusara, I'm coming out with a hemp gi at the end of November.<br /><br />If anyone is interested in pre-ordering one, go here: http://www.flowkimonos.com/product/hemp-series-navy-blue<br /><br />THANKS SCOTTY!
11/1/13 4:31 PM
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Awesome thread. Thanks OTM.

11/1/13 7:05 PM
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That's a nice looking gi

Scotty, are there any plans to do an OTM gi in bamboo? I was looking at your techpak survey and saw that you seem to have quite a lot of options. How do the other fabrics such at hemp and bamboo workout with respect to the weights (gsm?)

I don't think these fabrics are "tournament legal" but I find their concept to be pretty interesting with respect to the anti microbial properties. I was doing to reading about them an apparently the fabrics may even loose quite a bit of that ability depending on how the crude material is isolated. Really cool stuff Phone Post 3.0
2/20/14 4:24 PM
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GB Dave Jr - That's a nice looking gi

Scotty, are there any plans to do an OTM gi in bamboo? I was looking at your techpak survey and saw that you seem to have quite a lot of options. How do the other fabrics such at hemp and bamboo workout with respect to the weights (gsm?)

I don't think these fabrics are "tournament legal" but I find their concept to be pretty interesting with respect to the anti microbial properties. I was doing to reading about them an apparently the fabrics may even loose quite a bit of that ability depending on how the crude material is isolated. Really cool stuff Phone Post 3.0

Hey GB Dave Jr

I dont have any plans to make an OTM gi in hemp or bamboo right now but maybe soon. Once I get the costs down.

So far both Bamboo and hemp have been IBJJF legal. Not sure why they wouldnt be. But ya never know with them. I dont understand a lot of their rules.
2/20/14 4:30 PM
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Hey everyone!

thanks for all the AWSOME feed back on this thread.  I finally got my act together and I am doing a FREE webinar on how to Launch Your Own BJJ Brand in 90 Days or Less!

I will cover some great material on here.  Easliy worth $100K. Would have saved me more than that with the mistakes and learning info.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

After you register.  I also put in a chance to talk to me personally about your Launching your BJJ Brand.

thanks,

 

Scotty

2/20/14 4:30 PM
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Hey everyone!

thanks for all the AWSOME feed back on this thread.  I finally got my act together and I am doing a FREE webinar on how to Launch Your Own BJJ Brand in 90 Days or Less!

I will cover some great material on here.  Easliy worth $100K. Would have saved me more than that with the mistakes and learning info.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

After you register.  I also put in a chance to talk to me personally about your Launching your BJJ Brand.

thanks,

 

Scotty

2/20/14 6:34 PM
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already did through the email! Thanks.

Definitely want to get a custom rashguard...I want a meatgrinder logo but need to work on the pic and get it into vector format :-)
2/20/14 7:21 PM
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Meatgrinder - already did through the email! Thanks.

Definitely want to get a custom rashguard...I want a meatgrinder logo but need to work on the pic and get it into vector format :-)

Great place to get your logo vectorized is fiverr.com
2/21/14 12:10 PM
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wanted to bump this thread in appreciation to Scotty for willingly sharing so much knowledge with us. Thanks!
2/22/14 12:04 AM
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GB Dave Jr - wanted to bump this thread in appreciation to Scotty for willingly sharing so much knowledge with us. Thanks!

Thx Hommie. See you sunday Be ready

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