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Importance of an Embroidery Digitizing Service for an Embroiderer

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 We have reiterated the importance of embroidery digitizing for machine embroidery businesses. Embroidery digitizing is at the core of such businesses and that is what makes these services so important. Despite the importance of digitizing, most small to medium scale businesses are unable to hire in-house digitizers.

If an embroiderer is not well-versed in digitizing themselves, there are basically three ways they can opt. First, they can hire an in-house digitizer. Second, they can hire a remote digitizer. Lastly, they can outsource to digitizing services. Let us see that how these alternatives compare to each other and why the last option caters for most businesses’ needs.

Why Outsource To An Embroidery Digitizing Service?

Different circumstances substantiate different choices. Most importantly, always consider the value an individual or a company will bring to your business. Conceptualize that how an individual or a company will fit into your existing way of doing things. Irrespective of what choice you make, there are always going to be trade-offs involved. Simply put, you can’t get everything simultaneously.

A choice might ensure you better quality and control, but it is going to cost you a lot. Another option might get you reasonable quality at a reasonable price, but late deliveries might prove to be a bottleneck for your productivity. Critically think about these and make a choice that balances different variables in the best way possible.

Outsourcing Embroidery Digitizing Service Vs. In-house Embroidery Digitizer:

Hiring an in-house digitizer is apparently the safest option, in terms of quality and control. At least, that is what common perception is built around. While this may be true, the primary factor which constraints the widespread adoption is the cost involved with hiring a full-time digitizer.

Most embroiderers, in the first place, do not have enough volume of work to keep a digitizer engaged for a full-time job. Simply put, if one doesn’t have enough volume of work, it means that they are paying for time for which an employee is not actually working. Therefore, the in-house option doesn’t work well for small-scale embroiderers. In case of a service, you don’t have to worry about the volume of work. You can place your orders for any number of designs and will pay for them only.