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B.S. with Todd
A Live Video Podcast Series with a Real Labeling Pro
Looking for ways to work better and faster? Tune in with Todd Morse for no-nonsense industrial labeling tips and a whole lot of B.S. (Brother Solutions). Stay in the know and save time on the job. Get Todd’s pro pointers on:
- Labeling best practices
- Industry trends
- On-the-job applications
- Standout labeling tools
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Introduction to Brother Industrial Labeling
Join our labeling guru Todd Morse to learn more about Brother industrial labeling and what applications can benefit from our B.S. (Brother Solutions).
Handheld vs. Desktop Labelers (The Right Tool for The Right Job)
Meet the whole Brother P-touch industrial labeling lineup. See how handheld and desktop labelers come in handy for different jobs.
Tackling the Job with the Right Tape
Learn about the different labeling tape types and applications for specific surfaces and environments.
A Rundown of P-touch Editor Design Software
Design labels like the pro you are. See how to use P-touch Editor to link a database, build barcodes, design custom labels, and just do more.
Brother Industrial iOS and Android™ Apps
Easy printing right from your smart device. Check out the FREE Brother apps that will actually help you do your job. Take it from Todd on which labeling apps to use and when to use them.
Get Todd’s take on barcoding benefits and best practices, plus a straightforward breakdown of different protocols for 2D (QR) and Traditional Linear codes.
Desktop Printer Drill Down
Find out how to use our leading desktop printers with P-touch Editor and Brother iOS and Android™ apps for spot-on electrical, datacom, data center, MRO, safety, asset management, security, warehousing, and manufacturing jobs. And see why they’re a go-to standalone solution.
Labeling in the Field with Handheld Printers
Get a look into real-time jobsite labeling applications and best practices for our handheld labeling tools. These devices are made to handle everything from daily small MAC jobs to medium/large projects that include high print volume applications.
Brother + FLUKE = Game Changer for Cable Installers
See an office-to-field scenario of how the Brother iLink&Label app simplifies testing and labeling bigtime by working with Fluke Networks LinkWare™ Live.
Labeling Designed for Datacom
We’ll talk the best labeling solutions and applications for your datacom jobs – from patch panels, cable wraps, and faceplates to bonding/grounding, rack identification, fiber, and more.
Top ANSI/TIA 606-C Takeaways
Tune in for a compressed (and non-boring) overview of current 606-C field labeling applications and best practices to keep you at the top of your game.
Smart Tips for Security Labeling
Master your labeling skills for all of your security applications. Learn how to label (and yes, even barcode) everything on your jobsite from WAPs, cameras, and cables to active/passive electronics.
Get in on some supercharged yet uncomplicated electrical labeling best practices. Power through projects with the know-how you need to quickly and accurately label wire, panels, disconnects, outlets, conduits, grounding, busbars, and more.
How to Master Manufacturing & Warehouse Labeling
Get pro tips and tools to boost agility across your warehouse supply chain or manufacturing op. We’ll cover everything you need to know about barcoding, asset management, calibration/inspection labels, safety labeling, and more.
Tackling Big Datacenter Jobs
When things go wrong in the datacenter, a well-labeled installation will help your team quickly get to the root of the problem and get things back online. Join us for some unbeatable tips on effective labeling for copper/fiber cables, patch cords/jumpers, and a whole lot more.
Expert Tips for Asset Management Labeling
Managing assets in multiple settings can be easy with simple tools like spreadsheets, databases and barcoding. We’ll show you how you can take your asset management labeling to the next level.
Labeling for Outside Plant (OSP)
Labeling doesn’t only happen inside four walls. Sometimes, you need outside plant (OSP) labels. This episode will give you tips to help you manage labeling for OSP copper and fiber, manholes, pedestals and building entrance.
Elevate Your Labeling with These New Tapes & Tools
We’ll talk the latest and greatest in your labeling applications – from new die-cut flag label and self-laminating tapes to custom phenolic tags and other printing supplies. Find out why these brand-new solutions can help you break away from labeling status quos and stand out in your field.
How to Label a Datacom Rack the Effective & Easy Way
Watch this demonstration of how to use the right materials and the best practices to label your datacom rack from top to bottom, including:
- Ladder rack/runway
- Fiber enclosures
- Patch panels
- Active electronics
Unboxing & Setting Up the PT-E550W Handheld Printer
Join Todd in opening a brand new PT-E550. See what’s inside the box. Then, learn how to install the battery and put in tapes, set-up the app and get started labeling!
Low Voltage Nation Blake Urmos Talks 606C Labeling
Join Todd and special guest, Blake Urmos – founder of the Low Voltage Nation community and podcast. We’ll be talking about why ANSI/TIA 606C labeling standards and applications are so important.
How to Label Active & Passive Network Components
Don’t miss must-have tips on how to label networks and VOIP applications – all from an entertaining brother duo. Tune in with Todd and his bro, Sam Morse (owner of Sof-Tech Maintenance).
Testing Tape Durability for Your Daily Grind
Can your tapes stand up to rubbing, scrubbing, grinding, and even sanding? Watch Todd test Brother tapes to see how well they hold up to all kinds of wear, tear, and abrasion.
“Under the Sea” Water Resistance Tested to the Max
Join Todd as he gears up with his GoPro, power washer, and fish tank to put a range of Brother industrial labeling tapes to the ultimate water-resistance test. See how the durability of these tapes blow other options out of the water.
Turn Up the Heat! The Ultimate Heat Durability Test
Watch Todd test these “hot-shot” labeling tapes in the microwave, on the stove, under a heat gun, on a tail pipe, and more! See how well these labels hold up to the heat (and catch a bonus freeze test too).
From Boring to Branded: Create Custom Labels with P-touch Editor
See how Brother P-touch Editor can help make it ridiculously easy to tailor your jobsite and asset management labels. Join Todd for quick ways to add logos, graphics, text, and barcodes – plus, connect to a database and save your custom labels to your PC or printer.
When to Use Desktop Thermal & Thermal Transfer Printers for Industrial Jobs
Join Todd and MRO expert Gene Hanchar to see if desktop thermal and thermal transfer printers can help take your industrial labeling applications up a notch. We’ll cover warehousing, manufacturing, shipping/receiving, asset management, and more.
Can’t Touch This! Chemical-resistant Labels Put to the Test.
Join in for some good, (mostly) clean fun. See Todd test these strong labels against a slew of potent cleaning products and chemicals, including nail polish remover, oil, carburetor cleaner, and household cleaners.
Top Labeling Picks for UV Light Resistance
Lightified. That’s Todd’s technical term for UV-resistant labels that don’t degrade or fade under the rays. See him demonstrate which labeling tapes get the “Lightified” stamp of approval.
“B.S. with Todd” Celebrates 1 Year, Trivia Style
Don’t miss this anniversary edition of our no-nonsense video podcast! Join Todd and a handful of special guests to celebrate a whole year of go-to labeling tips and tools. And pick up any tricks you might have missed this last year with some good ol’ trivia.
Why Labeling Should Be Part of Your Building Specs
Hey contractors and subs! Hear from Todd on the importance of labeling specifications for your new builds. Get all the guidance you need and learn the best products for certain applications. Less confusion. A simpler purchasing process. And easier installations.
How to Label Your Network Infrastructure with Chuck Bowser
It’s time for some “Chuck chat” with the host of After Hours Live and Let’s Talk Cabling. Hear from cable labeling pro Chuck Bowser on the little-known tips and methods you need to accurately and efficiently label even your largest network infrastructures.
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