Did you know that more than 1.5 billion cotton t-shirts are sold just in the U.S. per year? Many of these shirts are designed by people who develop and idea working from home and mass market it to the world. Things you’ll need to start up this business are: computer (or similar gadget), design software and a website. It’s important to create a catchy label name people will remember easily. The quality of the shirt and your design need to be very good! Do you think you could come up with a marketable shirt ideas, but you need some tips on starting up this business? We’re there to help you!
First of all, it’s crucial to create a relationship with a local t shirt printer in order to have more personal control over your business. Although these stores and services sometimes offer less-profit margin, they’ll be ready and willing to discuss your designs and make future plans.
Second thing you should do is to create a website or blog that will work as an online store. Establishing a PayPal account will enable you accept money from potential customers. Use social media to market your shirts, too. Facebook is great for announcing new designs as they arrive; you can post images and descriptions there. Tweet about your business news and run a contest. Let your customers and social media followers vote on potential designs they like. All these things will make your business more visible and you’re reach out more potential customers. Offer bulk discounts on eBay.
It would be awesome if you could find a celebrity willing to model your brand. Although this seems too far-fetched, it doesn’t hurt to try it! Who knows, maybe they’ll be in the mood to support your start up business, especially if you send them nicely designed t-shirt (and you know your design is remarkable and astonishing!).