Hardin Graphics began as a family run screen printing business almost 50 years ago. There are have been many a printer that learned the craft here and have gone on to start their own Tshirt printing business. It should seem to be a problem as they become competition but instead it is a compliment. Imitation is the greatest compliment there is and we work together as a community to provide customized t shirts to our customers.
Having said this has the thought of starting your own Tshirt printing business ever crossed your mind? If so, this article will help you learn all you need to get started. Like any person looking to start their own tee shirt printing business, you want to be sure this is something you are willing to spend the time to learn and money to expand the business. A key to getting a head start is to come up with a design nobody else has.
You want to be unique and creative and come up with something nobody else has thought of. You could even just switch around one of your own favorite designs from something. You want to know exactly what you are going to sell.
People think getting into the tee shirt printing business would be an easy feat but it’s not so much. Any one can do it if they put their mind to it but you aren’t guaranteed success. You could help make it more successful by creating a business plan.
You want to remember that people order from Tshirt printing businesses every day. Some of these people include fraternities, churches, athletic teams, sororities, businesses, and many more. With this in mind, you want to be sure you have enough inventory to meet the needs of these demanding services. All Tshirt printing businesses have their own niche so you want to be sure to find yours. Whether it is the selection of your shirts, your design, your services, whatever the case, you want to have your own.
The basics of starting your own tee shirt printing business are having the right equipment and supplies. You will need a computer, a type of graphics program, inkjet printer, high-quality heat transfer paper, and a heat press.
There are many types of heat presses so you want to do your research and find the one that would best fit your tee shirt printing business. Same goes with the paper, you want to do the research to get the best quality because the better quality your products, the more customers will keep returning and recommending your services to others.
A major factor in making your Tshirt printing business a success is your advertising. Every company needs to advertise their services if they expect to have steady and reputable business. You will want to get with a company that can help you set up some advertising because the more you promote your tee shirt printing business, the more success you will have.
You need to have a business plan for your tee shirt printing business just like all businesses. You want to make sure you know how much money you will need to start up the business, as well as advertising expenses. Also know what inventory you will need and what you plan to pay your employees. It is better to start small and let your Tshirt printing business grow with you and not overwhelm yourself or get confused because of the high demand.
There are limitless possibilities to starting your own Tshirt printing business. You just have to do your homework and if you want to be successful, you will want to be sure you have everything you need. You can find business plans online at many places that can be very helpful to you before starting and it is highly recommended. You can always come on in to Hardin Graphics, grab a cup of coffee and Mike will share his many years of experience in the business.