Offering t-shirts as a reward for crowdfunding is a great idea. It makes your backers feel good and it’s free publicity too – we still wear promo t-shirts years after we were given them. But there’s plenty of traps you can fall into. Here’s 5 T-Shirt Reward Tips for a Successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo Campaign.
So, you’re thinking of ordering custom t-shirts?
Good idea! But whether you are getting them for your company, for a weekend away with friends, or as promo giveaways, it definitely pays to spend a few minutes reviewing these questions before ordering custom t-shirts and spending your cash.
Here’s a few things to consider. Hopefully they will save you both time AND money.
So, which t-shirt to print on?
There’s a lot of choice when it comes to t-shirt brands. We’ve simplified the process for you by choosing three great options on our main ordering page, but we know sometimes it’s good to get the lowdown on all the options on how to choose which t-shirt to print on. We’ve rounded up the contenders from American Apparel, Gildan, Fruit of The Loom and Continental below – these are ordered from lowest price to highest.
5 reasons why you should make custom t-shirts for your company
Why spend money and time making custom t-shirts at all? Couldn’t you spend that time on other things? Well, yes, you could, but here’s 5 reasons why you should make custom t-shirts for your company that will show you they’re value for money, and how you could earn back ten times the amount you spend.
How do I fold a t-shirt?
There’s actually plenty of ways to fold a t-shirt, but this method is our favourite because you end up with a neat and tidy fold that shows off the design on the front of the shirt, and it fits perfectly into an envelope for posting. Using this method the label is also easily checked, even when the t-shirt is fully folded, so you can keep track of sizes easily.
Lay your t-shirt face down on a flat surface. It doesn’t have to be orange. Just flat.
Fold the arms and the sides in by about a third each. You’re aiming to make an oblong shape. Tuck one sleeve under the other. Continue reading “How do I fold a t-shirt?”
One of the most common things people need to do with their screen printed shirts is get them posted out, e.g. to their customers, or to their team. But that isn’t as straightforward as you might think. If you’re selling online, you’re going to need to know how much is your t shirt weight so you can charge or budget the right amount. And if you’re posting to another country, a small difference can really increase the shipping cost.