Here's how to get them...
One of toughest things about running a successful t-shirt printing business can be finding customers. This is especially true if you are a new start-up and have no experience running a business. Even though you may have mastered the technical aspects of apparel printing and can print great designs, customers will not come to you by magic. Putting up a website and/or a Facebook page is useful but will not be enough for most printers to get their business on a growth track.
It's well established that many t-shirt printing businesses fail after just a short time because they do not have enough customers to keep their business going.
Experience has shown certain marketing strategies work well for selling custom printed apparel while others are not worth the effort. In this ebooklet, we explain the marketing methods and target groups you should implement and those you should avoid.
Here's just some of what is covered...
FREE and LOW COST ADVERTISING. Have a very limited or no budget at all for advertising? That is no reason why you should not be able to advertise your t-shirt printing business. Here are some “el cheapo,” yet effective ways to advertise that you may want to consider.
NETWORK MARKETING. It’s a proven fact that people like to make purchases from people they know and trust. Selling custom printed apparel is not any different. An excellent way to obtain sales in your local community is through “face to face” marketing techniques–dealing with people in person. Once you establish a relationship with local customers, you will often have them as customers for the life of your business.
INTERNET MARKETING. If you want to reach a customer base beyond your local trading area, having a website is absolutely essential. In fact, a significant number of custom t-shirt buyers today make their purchases exclusively through the internet. Your website can be a huge profit center if done properly. We point out some of the important things you will need to know for selling custom printed products on the internet.
THE ONLY FOUR TIPS YOU NEED TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS USING SOCIAL MEDIA. Social media helps businesses connect with consumers, but it can also help businesses grow. While many business have
a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account, many don't utilize it as well as they should.
EMAIL MARKETING AND NEWSLETTERS. E-mail advertising is great because it is typically a “no-cost” or “low-cost” form of advertising. Highly recommended—but only if you do it right. You'll get our recommendation of the two best FREE "email blasting” services.
DIRECT MAIL MARKETING. What is the lowest cost mail piece that you can send? You can create it yourself or have it printed for you in bulk at an affordable cost. It's powerful. Low cost. And can be used year round with success. It can be your "secret weapon" against your competitors.
BONUS CONTENT! Five detailed sales strategies that you will definitely want to know about. They can help you sell even more custom printed apparel and promotional products!
If you want to get your t-shirt printing business to succeed and grow, invest five bucks and buy this ebooklet. It could make the difference between success and failure for your print shop.
"The How to Find Customers for Your T-Shirt Printing Business" PDF ebooklet.
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