Some T-shirt trends linger on, others walk in and out like the seasons. Keep checking Spreadshirt’s quarterly trend report to get an update of the top design search terms from Google and Spreadshirt’s Marketplace. Of course, it’s always good to know your niche and target group, but you’ll also be in the money if you can come up with a stand-out design in line with trend.
Traditional networking requires a certain type of personality. Awkwardly shaking hands, forcing a smile and sucking up to complete strangers isn’t always a comfortable situation. However, growing your network is one of the most important entrepreneurial practices, especially for designers. Nevertheless, traditional networking is useful when done correctly, but it’s not the only networking practice used to cultivate brand awareness. Technology is on our side, offering resources and tools to use to our advantage. Read more
You keep asking us ‘What can I do to improve my chances of selling on the Marketplace?’ First up, the good news – the odds are in your favour! More than 2.4 million customers are roaming Spreadshirt’s international marketplaces every month, offering you great exposure to a huge audience. You can apply to become our featured artist of the month in Spreadshirt Select, and – if the appeal is strong enough – we’ll feed your designs to external marketplaces as well. Check out these 7 essential tips to sell well.
The wait is over, and Christmas season has arrived! Put yourself in the right position, and there is a lot of money to be made. Hit the gas pedal on your marketing efforts, mix this list of ten success tips into your holiday business strategy, and reap the rewards that come with the busiest season of the year.
Selling designs and opening your own t-shirt shop is easier than ever. Of course, with the freedom to create and sell in such an efficient way, potential legal risks start to appear.
Most creators have heard of copyright laws or have general ideas of what they are. Truth is, more commonly than not, designers are in the dark about what these laws actually entail. So, how can you be completely sure you’re not going to end up in the middle of a legal disaster? Read more
Influencer marketing is one of the most effective business tools used today. However, many young entrepreneurs neglect to include it in their marketing plan, believing only large, well-known brands can afford it. While this may be true in certain cases, there are plenty influence marketing opportunities for those starting a custom clothing shop and want to promote their designs. Read more
When it comes to promoting a small business, it’s vital to get creative with marketing. Luckily, living in such tech-savvy times, there are hundreds of marketing platforms available, right at our fingertips. One powerful tool that’s frequently overlooked, is Snapchat. Read more
Make more money from your YouTube channel by selling custom merchandise. Find out how to design merchandise people will actually want to buy. We’ve put together 4 useful tips on how to design custom merchandise your fans will love.
Typography designs come out great on T-shirts, hoodies or tote bags when the message is in tune with the typography style. Get inspired with 3 short tutorials, and learn how to get the best out of your typography designs. Your messages will take on a new dimension with typography effects. Have fun adding your personal touch! Read more
Vector graphics files are perfect for T-shirt printing. They are super easy to edit, and you can enlarge them without loss of quality. Find out how you can vectorize images with Illustrator in a matter of clicks!