The market for creatives just got bigger and better with the advent of online marketing. Design concepts are sort for worldwide. Simple things like printed t-shirts, phone covers, mugs, stationeries, fabrics and anything else can make you a business worth some good cash flow.
Print-on-demand market for t-shirts, phone cases, stickers and other goods has grown tenfolds with buyers and sellers looking for the next trendy thing to buy/sell as demand for current trends sores and changes every single day.
You do not have to be experienced to sell in this market. If you can conjure up a quote to print on a t-shirt or a mug, then this market is for you.
Besides, other options worth looking at as a shrewd business person would do is:
1. Act as a reseller by buying designs for cheap and reselling them.
2. Buy designs to print and sell as a private seller.
3. Buy products and resell on an e-commerce platform and or your own shop.
There are tons of online market places to sell your creative ideas. Therefore whether you have a talent or not, are looking to learn and create; these are the places to go and learn, network and see what others are doing in regards to selling their creativity online.
Melbourne based Redbubble is a global print on demand market powerhouse.
Redbubble is newbie-friendly as it offers an opportunity for anyone to earn without spending any money.
The platform is unique in that all you have to do is upload your design, promote and sell. Redbubble incorporates selling within the platform, and therefore, this helps the creative to have a one-stop-shop. One does not need to go out of the platform to sell their merchandise.
There is a vast product line providing various options to put the art/design on. These options where your designs can be printed on include;
- Device Cases
- kids and babies
- women and menswear
- Home Decor
Registration on RedBubble is easy, you just sign up for an account, upload your custom designs, and logos choose what you want them printed on and promote the product.
Once your product is sold, you receive payment via bank account or Paypal twice a month if you make sales.
Head over to RedBubble to get more information.
Do you have a quote you like, a tagline, a personal motto that you’d like to see on caps, posters, bags, t-shirts etc.? printify will help you achieve this dream at no extra cost.
Printify is a print on demand platform that integrates your custom design creations with your online store like Shopify,eBay and Woo Commerce(we will delve into these platforms on our next article). This means you provide a design and choose a printer from their list. They will print your design into merchandise for you and fulfil shipments directly to your clients.
Your designs can be printed on anything, including logos, stickers, clothing, bags, phone cases etc.
In addition, you determine your selling price, but Printify deducts their cost from what they pay you in the end.
Printify ships worldwide; hence you can market your products wherever you want.
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A Fierce competitor of Printify, This Print on demand websites integrates with more than 16 e-commerce platforms.
There are no upfront costs, and the process is just the same as on the above platform.
All you need is to upload your custom design, and they will print, package and ship it directly to your customers worldwide.
A feature called a mockup generator allows you to see how your design will look on anything. You can resize, change colour and fonts to your desired design on the mockup generator.
Teespring famed as the design platform for everyone. Based in the Uk, this platform is revered for its shorter shipping times and highest buyer satisfaction as compared with the other print on demand Giants.
Teespring allows users to create campaigns in order to sell custom apparel. Users create their products in the Teespring Launcher, where they can choose the colour and type of item they would like to sell, and add a design. Designs can be uploaded from outside of the platform, or be created using the text and image tools. No orders are processed, manufactured, or shipped until the campaign has “tipped,” meaning that the sales goal has been reached. www.wikipedia.com
Teespring ships to over 180 countries in the world and integrated with other e-commerce platforms like Woo-commerce and Shopify. It also comes with a youtube integration which allows you to sell your products on your youtube channel.
Head over to teespring.com to find out more.
The raised platforms are just but a few print-on-demand websites where one can sell their creative ideas; however, before committing to one, please ensure you do below.
1. Always request for samples before ordering anything this is very important for it enables you to see the quality of goods your customers will receive
2. Create mockups for your products test them on the products you want printed to see how the final product will look like.
3. Check shipping time frame to ensure your customers will receive their packages as stated.
As usual, it’s advisable to visit all these sites to see which ones are suitable for you and your business before committing.
Once again working online proves to have opportunities for all. Selling your ideas and designs can be a great way to make money online, especially because these platforms offer spaces for both skilled and unskilled people.