How to Start a T-Shirt Business at Home
If you’re looking for the most up to date information on how to start a T-shirt business at home, you’re in luck. On Wednesday, October 20th you can take part in our virtual online learning sessions.
The sessions start at 11 AM EDT. The last session starts at 8:00 PM EDT. After all the learning is done, we’re hosting an after-hours Happy Hour starting at 9PM EDT. This is a great time to network, ask questions and get the answers you need. Grab your favorite beverage and join the session, featuring all of Stahls’ and Transfer Express heat printing experts. Remember, there’s no such thing as a dumb question. We’ve been helping people get started printing T-shirts since 1932. Our experts can help you find the heat printing technology that is right for you.
Here is an overview of how the day will go:
What You Need to Know to be Profitable from the Start 11AM – 11:50AM EDT
Are you ready to start a T-shirt business at home? Kick off the day with heat printing expert Josh Ellsworth—he’s helped thousands of people start printing custom t-shirts for profit. Josh reviews key points and top selling practices to maximize your return on investment. Give your business an advantage over competitors. Discover the tools you need to say YES to any custom printing job with confidence.
1, 2, 3 PLAYBOOK SERIES—How to Print Top Selling Tees (3 separate sessions, starting at 12, 1 and 2 PM EDT)
Start with heat printing basics—learn how to print the three most popular types of T-shirts. After you complete this series, you will be armed with the knowledge you need to succeed. Learn how to best print a classic cotton T-shirt, move on to fashionable tri-blends and finally, tips on printing high-end performance shirts. Discover the best transfers to use on each type of fabric, as well as important heat printing tips.
- Classic Cotton T-Shirt with Jenna Sackett & Hanes T-shirts 12-12:50 PM EDT
- Fashion Tri-Blend T-Shirt with Kelly Walters & Russ Corey of SanMar, 1-1:50 PM EDT
- Sports Performance T-Shirt with Jennifer Johnson & Stephan Baere of S&S Activewear, 2-2:50 PM EDT
How to Design and Order Custom Transfers Online 3-3:50 PM EDT
Getting Started with EasyView® With Dave Connor
You don’t need to be an artist to create professional looking custom designs. Custom transfer expert David Connor shows you how to use the EasyView® design system from Transfer Express. With a few simple clicks you can swap out clip art, fonts and add your own text. You can even upload your own logos and order custom transfers. Dave will show you everything you need to know.
Got Art? Easy Ways to Upload Existing Artwork or Logos 4-4:50 PM EDT
With Josh Ellsworth
If your customers bring you great artwork, it’s easy to upload it to Artwork Uploader. Learn what type of files work best, how to attach your files and how to save your work. Josh will walk you through the easy online process of uploading your customer’s artwork so you can order custom graphics.
How to Open an Online T-Shirt Store 4-4:50 PM EDT
Discover Spirit Sale™–Made by T-Shirt Printers for T-Shirt Printers
With Mike Koval
Know Your Equipment Options 6-6:50 PM EDT
Making the Right Investment for your T-Shirt Business
With John Loucks, Jenna Sackett and Kelly Walters
Are you considering making an investment in a heat press, cutter, or printer/cutter for your T-shirt business? Find out what you need to know about the different levels of equipment that is currently available. Understand the differences in good, better, best and how to make the right decision for your new or expanding business.
Beyond T-shirts – Heat Printing Hoodies, Bags and More! 7-7:50 PM EDT
With Dave Connor/Jenna Sackett
Fall is in the air, and that means it’s Hoodie Season. This popular apparel choice is a customer favorite. But how do you print these bulkier, heavier sweatshirts? What about the zippers? In this session, we will give you all the information you need to successfully sell and print hoodies.
We will cover:
- Design and create the art you need
- Choosing the best custom transfer product
- How to print & price hoodie
Artwork that Sells MORE T-Shirts 8-8:50 PM EDT
With Dane Clement, T-Shirt Artist Extraordinaire
You know great art sell shirts. But how do you create great art? Learn from one of the best—Dane Clement. Dane’s love of nature and drawing, combined with an extra helping of creativity and experience make him one of the best t-shirt artists in the world. But he’s also a boss at the basics. If you’re just getting started creating your own art for shirts, he’s got the tips and tricks you need to know.
There’s still time to register to attend. Just click here. We hope to see you on Wednesday. Find out how to start a T-shirt business at home.