Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

How much money do you make on T-Shirts?

If you’re selling t-shirts, you probably already know how to figure out your profit margins. It’s the simplest thing you can calculate, you just subtract the cost of the shirts from the selling price. Boom, there’s your profit.

But wait! There’s more.

Did you ever think about factoring in things like returns, credit card fees or packaging costs? I hope you didn’t just hear a wah-wah-wah-wahhhhh trumpet sound. It’s okay, we all learn something new every day. Those costs are annoying and bring your profits down, but you really do need to consider them.

The people at Heat Press Fun created a super handy profit calculator that helps you figure all that stuff out. It’s totally free, go download it here: http://heatpressfun.com/blogs/heat-press/profit-calculator

For even more helpful stuff to help you in your t-shirt business, see our Resources page.

What if you had a free guide that helped you sell more t-shirts?

A while back, I wrote a series of posts about how to get t-shirts printed. There were posts about apparel and fabric, different types of printing, what designs work best on different types of tees, really juicy stuff like that. Don’t go looking for them, they’re gone. I took them down (gasp!). Instead, I thought… Continue Reading

#IMakeaLiving • Live Printing and Small Business Group Therapy

Hey Kids, it’s time for another live printing extravaganza! We are super excited to team up with Saul Colt and Freshbooks for their February #IMakeaLiving event. This month’s amazing panel includes Lisa Niver, Clint Schaff, Micki Krimmel, and Ralph Garman. If you own a small business, get yourself to this event! We will be printing… Continue Reading

T-shirt Marketing 101

T-shirts are one of the best ways to get your company’s name into the world. Probably the best. Of course I would say that, I’m a t-shirt person. If I were a billboard person, I might tell you to plaster your marketing message on Sunset Boulevard. But I’m a t-shirt expert so I’ll stick to that.… Continue Reading

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