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My First Serious T-Shirt Business

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Ben L, Jul 27, 2017.

  1. Ben L

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    Hey guys,

    After so much procrastination, I've finally decided to stick with a T-shirt business until I'm successful with that.

    I have no previous business experience. This will be my very first serious business.

    I've set up my website and website name (different from domain name because of my undecidedness(?)) and free theme that works well with woocommerce.

    I don't expect much for now. I just hope I keep on consistently working on this no matter the amount.
     
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    Well you've taken the first step, onwards and upwards. I wish you every success
     
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  3. surfville

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    Always a money maker... it's a great business as people really do love collecting one, especially with those specialized t shirts.
     
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    agreed all us folk love our t-shirts polo shirts with dem logos
    i got a wardrobe full. gl mate
     
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  5. cyrusv

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    Good luck for your First Tshirt Business! There are numerous successful methods here, like this.
     
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    How you gonna get traffic?
     
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    Just a word of advice learn about positive thinking. In this internet age, you can make money doing anything including selling garbage - http://nycgarbage.com/. When you're totally convinced that success is yours the universe will make it so. Wishing you the best of luck, for it can be a lucrative business if handled the right way!
     
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    Which fufilment service you choose?
     
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    Keep it up.
     
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    Thank you so much for this awesome resource! It cleared up some confusion I've been having.
     
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    I'm thinking of Facebook advertising as main and SEO, Facebook group, forum, and other free marketing methods mentioned in cyrusv's post link.

    But first things first, I have to choose a niche and designs to sell ;)
     
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    Hope it helped! There are so much more resources here!
     
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    Haha that's awesome! Thank you for the confidence boost :)
     
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    I'm not sure if you mean this but I chose Printful to print my T-shirts as well as deliver them.
     
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    Why not go with humorous shirts instead ? :p:oops::D
     
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    Printful is so expensive. I recommend you research and choose others.
     
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    Haha nice one :D

    Thanks I will :) I only took it for granted because the guide I read used it but it can't hurt to find better deals :)
     
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    do you have a manufacturer?
     
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    Gooten t-shirts is the cheapest I found.
     
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    I don't have a manufacturer.

    Right now I'm looking to validate my idea by putting up a decent enough website, fill it with designs that are trending in my niche, get traffic with ads and free method, and fulfill it with services like Printful. If there's a better way that doesn't cost much upfront costs, I'm all ears :)

    So far I'm looking through SnorgTees, Skreened, Teeview, Redbubble to see what's trending and selling well. For now nurse niche seems good.