News Pulse March/April 2021

August 13th, 2021 by Nathan Hobbs

What were’s most popular news stories since our last issue? These headlines grabbed the industry’s highest attention.

Edited by Emmariah Holcomb

1 Window Film Community Rallies Behind One of Its Own

When a fellow tinter was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and experienced difficulty with medical expenses the window film industry came together to support one of their own.

Visit and search “Donnie Dixon,” for more information.

2 Comic Book Outlines Window Tint’s History

Many say it’s important to learn and know your history so that you can learn from it. This can be true for Eric Maldonado, of Maldonado Bros. Window Tinting located in Brentwood, Calif., as he recently published a comic book, The History of Window Tinting, Vol.1. According to Maldonado, it is an acknowledgement and tribute to the founders that pioneered the window tinting industry beginning in 1951.

Visit and search “Comic book,” for more information.

3 Women-Owned Window Film Business Aims to be a ‘Big Boy’

“I strive to play with the big boys, that’s what I call them—the Steve Pesce’s and Brad Campbell’s of the industry and that’s why I hired a consulting firm and worked on my business this year,” says Michelle Clark, owner of Carolina Premier Window Films, located in Rock Hill, S.C.

Visit and search “Michelle Clark,” for more information

4 If You Do Any Facebook/Instagram Marketing, Please Read This!

Our next highly viewed article comes from one of our bloggers, Patric Fransko about advertising on Facebook and Instagram.

Visit and search “Apple update,” for more information.

5 Breaking Down the Government’s Latest Aid Efforts

As businesses continue to struggle from the effects of COVID-19 , there are government funding options available, as the Economic Aid Act was signed into law on December 27th, 2020. It includes an expanded employee retention tax credit, and round two of the Payroll Protection Program (PPP).

Visit and search “Government funding,” for more information

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