Small Business Ideas: How to Start an Online T-Shirt Business

submitted by david77478 on 09/30/15 1

How to start a small business selling t-shirts online. In this video, we’ll show you step by step, the easiest, most cost-effective way to start your online t-shirt design business. Sign up for your Shopify free trial » bit.ly/18T5ZyZ In this video, we’ll go over strategy, t-shirt and print quality, as well as creating and mocking up your designs. And then we’re going to show you step by step, the easiest, most cost-effective way to get your online t-shirt store up and running without having to deal with any upfront inventory costs, minimum orders, or even shipping and fulfillment. I’ll be starting a t-shirt store from scratch so I can show you just how easy it is to get up and running. So, follow along and by the end of this video, you too will have created a beautiful online t-shirt store, even if you have no design or coding experience. Video Highlights: 1:23 Niche 1:45 Design 2:01 Quality 2:24 T-Shirt Quality 3:02 T-Shirt Printing Quality 3:20 Screen Printing 3:51 Heat Transfer Printing 4:26 Direct to Garment Printing 5:22 Creating Your Designs 6:15 Mocking Up Designs 6:56 Validating Your T-shirt Ideas 9:12 Shopify Free Trial Sign Up 10:55 Integrating Printful, an On-demand Printing & Fulfillment App 12:55 T-shirts, Pricing, Shipping Rates 14:05 Mocking up Your T-Shirts & Set up Billing 15:38 Add a T-shirt to Your Shopify Store 17:18 Sync T-shirt with Printful 19:46 Setting up Shopify Payments 20:49 Setting up Your Shipping Rates 23:50 Customizing the Look & Feel of Your Store 28:21 Editing Your “About Us” & Adding a Blog Post 28:58 Adding a Custom Web Address/Domain Linked Materials: Picking the Perfect Blank T-Shirt - T-shirt Magazine Online: www.t-shirtmagazineonline.com/picking-the-perfect-tshirt-blank/ Design Community - Dribbble: dribbble.com/ T-Shirt Marketplace - Designious: www.designious.com/ T-Shirt Marketplace - T-Shirt Factory: www.tshirt-factory.com/ Graphic Design Marketplace - Creative Market: creativemarket.com/ Graphic Design Marketplace - Graphic River: graphicriver.net/ T-Shirt Mockup Generator - ShirtMockUp.com: shirtmockup.com/ T-Shirt Mockup Generator - The Printful Mockup Generator: www.theprintful.com/generator Photoshop T-Shirt Templates - Graphic River T-Shirt Mockups: graphicriver.net/collections/2799340-t-shirt-mockups Photoshop T-Shirt Templates - SaveDelete 40+ T-Shirt Templates: savedelete.com/design/free-t-shirt-templates-mockup-psd/167871/ Photoshop T-Shirt Templates - Design Bolt 50+ T-Shirt Mockups: www.designbolts.com/2014/05/02/50-free-high-quality-psd-vector-t-shirt-mockups/ Feedback on Your Designs - Reddit: www.reddit.com/ Crowd Funding Website - Kickstarter: www.kickstarter.com/ Custom T-Shirt Printing And Fulfillment App - Printful: apps.shopify.com/printful Custom T-Shirt Printing And Fulfillment App - Merchify: apps.shopify.com/merchify Custom T-Shirt Printing And Fulfillment App - Print Aura: apps.shopify.com/print-aura Custom T-Shirt Printing And Fulfillment App - Scalable Press: apps.shopify.com/shirts-io-t-shirt-fulfillment Starting Your Shopify Store - Video Tutorial: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQaHxLC8__E How to Choose a Shipping Strategy for Your Online Store: www.shopify.ca/blog/8343330-how-to-choose-a-shipping-strategy-for-your-online-store And there you go, just like that you’re all set up with your custom branded, online t-shirt store. And if you’ve followed along, your t-shirts are all synced up with printful, so when someone purchases a t-shirt, an order is automatically sent to printful, printed on your t-shirt of choice and sent directly to your customer. And since you don’t have to worry about upfront inventory costs, or printing and shipping you’ll have plenty of time to focus on other aspects of growing and running your online t-shirt business. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below and if you found this video helpful, please let us know by clicking the like button. Thanks for watching. Ready to put what you learned into action? Head over to Shopify to start your free trial » bit.ly/18T5ZyZ Subscribe to our channel » www.youtube.com/user/shopify

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