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Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by natedogg, Jun 6, 2016.

  1. natedogg

    natedogg Regular Member

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    Hey guys,

    I been looking to get a product outsourced like mugs, hats, stationery, etc.

    I tried USA companies like zazzle, vista print, fiverr, etc. these companies charge too much and even if you buy in bulk it's still pricey.

    I tried alixpress and it can be confusing and looks like junk. The positive is its cheap if bought in bulk.

    Does anyone have recommendations to outsource product creation in stationary or accessories?
     
  2. PetalumaFlower

    PetalumaFlower Regular Member

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    Based on my research, if it's made in America (zazzle, etc.) it will be pricey. If ordered from China, it will be junk.

    You might be able to balance it out by buying from a legit place like Zazzle, and having a killer design printed on it that people will be willing to pay for. So instead of focusing on selling them a mug, focus on selling them a design/logo/slogan. Does that make sense? In other words, do not sell mugs, but sell a slogan. Then print that slogan on a bunch of different items and mark up the price so you can still make a profit without people realizing they just bought a mug for $30.

    A good example of this is how Kylie Jenner sells those Lip Kits with the cool names. Even though the lip gloss is junk, she took the focus off that part of the product and came up with a bunch of cool names to call each gloss. Names like, "Literally," "So Cute," and "King K" and now teenage girls are all over that cheap junk that she sells for $29 a pop.
     
  3. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    What about a local factory? Those companies that you mentioned outsource all the items and that's why they charge you that.