Rescue Boots in need of a resole? We’re giving away three for free

Tweet We want to make sure we get some good stories about rescue boots in our new campaign, so we’re giving away three free resoles to anyone with rescue boots who participate in helping us tell our story. If you have rescue boots in need of resole and can commit to creating a short video [...]

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Help Resole America tell our story and get paid

Tweet Resole America needs your help telling our story. We’re taking our marketing budget for the rest of the year and paying it back to our customers who help us tell the story of getting shoes resoled. If you take photos of your shoes before and after getting them resoled with us and post them [...]

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Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard is a shoe magnet

Tweet John Howard, the former conservative Prime Minister of Australia, was promoting his new book on Q&A, a popular Aussie television show, when protester Peter Grey stood up and proceeded to hurl two shoes towards him and Q&A host Tony Jones. Both shoes landed wide of their intended target and the show continued after Grey [...]

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Seven top grossing movies about firefighters

Tweet There’s nothing like kicking back in a comfy couch with a big bowl of popcorn and watching a good movie about firefighting. Fire has fascinated us for as long as we’ve been huddling around it at night and there are few jobs that require as much intestinal fortitude as a firefighter, so it shouldn’t [...]

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9 awesome free iPod/iPhone apps to bring with you into the great outdoors

Tweet It’s nice to get outside and disconnect from the world, but it’s not a bad idea to have your powered-down iPhone or iPod Touch tucked away in a zippered pocket in your backpack. You never know when you might need to figure out how to tie a good knot, double check that those thunderclouds [...]

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How John Bradley, president of Resole America, got into the shoe business

Tweet I asked John Bradley, the president and top dog at Resole America (seen above in this photo taken a few years ago with his daughter), to share the story of how he got into the shoe and resole business. The guy is a whirling dervish of entrepreneurial energy but graciously found time in his [...]

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How to tell if your shoes are suitable for a resole conversion

Tweet At the heart of it, a shoe conversion is just a resole job. It becomes a “conversion” when the sole going on the shoe isn’t the same type that came off. This can be something conventional like using a lightweight Vibram sole to replace a heavier leather sole on a pair of dress shoes [...]

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