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New to Heat Printing? Where to Begin

New to Heat Printing? Where to Begin

You’re new to heat printing and don’t know where to begin. You know you want to do it, but don’t know where to start. Maybe you’re afraid to start. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Before you even start to heat print, you’re going to need the equipment. Lucky for you, all you need is a […]






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Printing Your Own Line of T-Shirts

Printing Your Own Line of T-Shirts

As an apparel decorator, there are many opportunities to grow your t-shirt business. Many businesses are printing custom apparel, but have you ever thought of printing your own line of stock t-shirts? Printing your own line of t-shirts is an excellent way to supplement your custom apparel sales. You can make it as simple or […]






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Don’t Be Scared to Heat Print

Don’t Be Scared to Heat Print

I was recently at a trade show, teaching attendees how to use a heat press and screen printed transfers to print custom t-shirts. Everyone loved the concept but were too afraid to actually try to press a sample shirt. I also talked to a few people who recently bought a heat press and wanted to […]






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Setting up Your T-Shirt Business Work Space

Setting up Your T-Shirt Business Work Space

You have your heat press and are ready to get started by setting up your work space. This can be done in a limited amount of space, only about 6 feet is needed. A heavy duty table that will hold your press and give you an area on one side for your apparel and transfers, […]






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Being the Most Productive You Can Be in Your T-Shirt Business

Being the Most Productive You Can Be in Your T-Shirt Business

Having your own custom apparel business can be overwhelming when you are busy, especially if you are working alone. One large unexpected order is very nice to get, but can throw off your whole workflow. Having an efficient and effective workflow and workspace is key. This will make sure that you are being productive and […]






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T-Shirt Marketing 101: Promotion

T-Shirt Marketing 101: Promotion

Promotion is one of the “4 P’s of the Marketing Mix” (Price, Product, Promotion, Placement). These are part of the controllable factors you have in creating your marketing strategy for your t-shirt business. In a previous post, we took a look at the product aspect. Now let’s take a look at promotion. How do potential […]






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T-Shirt Marketing 101: Product

T-Shirt Marketing 101: Product

Looking at the “4 P’s of the Marketing Mix” can help you grow your t-shirt business – price, product, promotion, and placement. These four areas are controllable in your marketing efforts. Planning these will help you to devise a strategy and differentiate yourself in your market. Right now, we’ll focus on the product aspect. Product […]






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