Whether you are thinking about launching an eCommerce site or opening up your own retail store, taking care of the legal aspects is a vital first step. When starting any type of business, you need to register your company and obtain the proper licenses and permits. Though the exact requirements vary from state to state Continue reading
How to Calculate Retail Price from Wholesale and Markup
When you run a retail business, setting prices is one of the most important–yet most difficult–tasks you’ll face. Setting retail prices and markups is, in many ways, a lost art form. And while it’s something that every retailer needs to do, it can be difficult to find real numbers and formulas to help you along Continue reading
How to Begin Selling Wholesale on Amazon to Turn a Profit
Whether you’re trying to come up with a lucrative side hustle or want to ditch your current 9 to 5 in favor of starting your own business, selling wholesale on Amazon could be the perfect solution. As the world’s largest retailer, Amazon sells products, both its own products as well as products from a vast Continue reading
How to Use a Heat Press for T-Shirts, Sweatshirts and More
When it comes to customizing blank t-shirts, sweatshirts and other apparel, there are plenty of techniques to try. There’s tie-dyeing, embroidery, screen printing… The list goes on and on. Many people have found, though, that working with heat transfer vinyl–or HTV–provides the greatest benefit. With HTV, you can create virtually any design and apply it Continue reading
How to Remove Vinyl from a Shirt After You’ve Made a Mistake
In a perfect world, every shirt you customize would turn out perfectly on your first try. Unfortunately, though, we don’t live in a perfect world. Mistakes are a part of everyday life, and they can be quite costly. Whether you are customizing blank t-shirts to sell, designing tees for a local team or even working Continue reading
How to Make Custom Hats and Start a Custom Hat Business
Whether you’re looking for a way to supplement your current income or you’re ready to ditch spending your days working for someone else, starting your own custom hat business could be a lucrative option. While a lot of folks turn to the t-shirt customization business when they decide to become their own boss, hat customization Continue reading
How to Measure a Tote Bag for Screen Printing
Move over t-shirts. Screen printing is a great way to customize way more than just apparel! In fact, you can use this relatively simple technique to customize or decorate just about anything you can think of.
Can You Screen Print on Polo Shirts? The How-To Guide
While you’re most likely thinking about t-shirts and hoodies when you consider screen printing, this technique can be used to customize just about any piece of apparel. Garments and fabric accessories are some of the most common substrates, but even things like pens and wall décor can be screen printed.
Fun and Simple DIY: How to Print T-Shirts at Home
When it comes to expressing yourself, creating custom t-shirts is one of the best (and simplest) options. Whether you have beautiful artwork, a special photograph or any other type of design that you’d like to showcase, printing it on a t-shirt is a great option. Making your own shirts also works well when you need Continue reading
What Is Loungewear: 5 Tips to Style Your Sweats
It’s one thing to spend your entire weekend binging on Netflix and wearing the same pajamas you fell asleep in on Friday night. It’s another thing to wear those slept-in pajama bottoms and that holey t-shirt when you go meet your friends for brunch on Sunday morning.