If you have done some research on starting your own t-shirt business


If you have done some research on starting your own t-shirt business, then more than likely you have discovered that drop shipping is the easiest and fastest way to start. This is a $9Billion business and all you need is a small slice to make a life changing income. The traditional drop shipping model allows you to start your business with little to no upfront investment. The risk seems to be minimal and you have companies like Teespring and Spreadshirt who offer professional services when it comes to designing and selling t-shirts.
Their goal is to make selling t-shirts simple by removing the barriers that keep people from making their ideas happen. Teespring allows anyone to create and sell merchandise online without any risk or upfront costs.  They offer an e-commerce platform that allows anyone, anywhere, to create and sell products online. They host the product for you which means you don't have any website costs, you get a virtual mockup to share within your social platforms to bring traffic into your designs and start generating sales.
They even list your products within their powerful global marketplaces. They also offer boosted network benefits to get multi-platform integration and the collection of these features are all bundled together. On the surface this all sounds too good to be true. There are hundreds of free tutorials and paid courses. With entrepreneurs offering you the golden ticket to earning millions via their unique advertising hacks...

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All you need to do is jump on board and it's plain sailing…Or is it? Unfortunately, this isn't as simple as it’s made out to look and it relies heavily on how experienced you are at advertising - not designing or selling!

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You just need to jump on the Teespring forum to see that they are all suffering from unsuccessful campaigns. Mix this in with very low profit margins and it’s actually a formula for failure. Every man and his dog are currently running Teespring campaigns. All using similar Facebook advertising methods that just saturate the market with millions of people trying to make a quick buck without doing any hard work. As soon as someone learns a new profitable method the whole Teespring community copies it and dilutes it in seconds.
You only need to look closer at the finer details of what's involved within traditional drop shipping to understand why the margins are so tight. The main reason to start your own t-shirt printing company is to print t-shirts and logos for business owners. This combination creates a sustainable business and earns you high levels of profit. Your profit will pay your wages and what's left over will finance your advertising campaigns so you can increase your awareness and generate more sales.
Let's run through a quick example to get a closer idea of what I’m saying. Traditional drop shipping initially restricts your design capability because you have to use their free design software. Which means you create a mockup that doesn't really stand out.

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A men’s premium t-shirt that is printed with your design will typically cost £14.99 - then you need to add shipping which is typically an 8 days lead time and costs £2.99.
This gives you a total cost of £17.98 for one t-shirt. You will need to advertise this t-shirt to try and get it sold, which means you have to add even more margin to try and cover your advertising costs.
Unfortunately you can't add too much margin because you will price yourself out of the market and make your t-shirt impossible to sell against your competition. So let's say you try and sell your t-shirt for £19.00 and make £1.02 profit.
You now need to advertise this t-shirt to get in front of 1000’s of people to make a sale.

Let’s say you spend £50 on Facebook advertising to try and reach 1000’s of people in their news feed. This means you are running a business at a loss before you even start.

With £1.02 profit - you will need to sell 50 t-shirts to break even. Let's add into this equation that you will find it very challenging to get noticed within your advertising because you are using their website platform and mixing in with millions of other designs.
Also you are being forced to use their free design software that limits your creativity and makes your design look the same as everyone else on the platform. Hopefully you can see that this drop shipping model is fundamentally flawed because all of your profit margin is taken away by the drop shipping model, forcing you to sell huge volumes to try and make some money!
Even though the t-shirt industry is a $9 Billion industry, this doesn't mean that money grows on trees. You still need to stand out to get noticed by following current trends, seasons and create eye catching designs.

You need to make profit on your sales as well, otherwise you will never be able to create a sustainable business.

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And without profit you won't be able to run effective marketing campaigns. In order for you to be able to confidently create your t-shirt designs and introduce additional revenue streams such as designing logos, or bidding to produce branded clothing for businesses, you will need to learn CorelDraw and gain the skills required to use the tools it provides to allow you to be able to operate your own profitable printing business.
You have to have the flexibility to stand out from the crowd with your designs and get noticed within your advertising. So the only way to do this properly is invest in CorelDraw which means you will be able to make any t-shirt design, reproduce any business logo and create branded clothing.
It expands your business into multiple areas and gives you the confidence to win on price and quality. You will have full control over your entire business direction and offer new clients different options that saves them money and makes you more profit.

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