By using the popularity of t-shirt Teespring came into action in 2011. Teespring is an online platform for the custom t-shirt industry. In 2011, Walker Williams and Evan Stites-Clayton found the base of this company. It is an e-commerce platform where you can buy and sell custom t-shirts or you can design your own t-shirt. Teespring offers t-shirts along with hoodies, long-sleeve shirts, tank tops, youth apparel and also kids and babies item.
At first, the founders didn’t take custom orders. In past, they only took pre-orders from interested buyers with their size and payment. They designed various t-shirts and parties who are interested to buy them order them. Then the company had taken the order into garments to manufacture them. After receiving huge requests for the custom t-shirt campaign from various organizations, the company decided to pursue the concept of custom apparel. By the time, they came with the design of hoodies, long-sleeve shirts, tank tops, babies and kid apparels and others. They also design pillows nowadays. After a vast popularity, Walker Williams and Evan Stites-Clayton was decided that they take investment from investors. The company officially launched in Providence at October 2012. The company’s headquarters is located in San Francisco, California.
Teespring is getting huge popularity day by day because of the opportunity of custom design. You can design apparels and sell them. For creating a design, you will have to log on to the site. You have to open an account on this site. There is sample t-shirt. You have to choose one then you can change the color as your choice. There is a fixed border line to design the t-shirt. There are some options for you for designing the apparel. You can use text with various font and size and also you can put a context or image in the body. Design with your creativity. After completing the design, then you decide the price of the t-shirt for sale. Teespring handles the manufacturing and shipping as the agent of yours and takes a cut of the sales.
Individuals create campaigns in order to sell custom products on Teespring. When you create a campaign, you have to design some product and then market the products. Buyers pre order your apparel, which you design. And when the campaign end Teespring ship them out and after that, they transfer you the money you made.
Teespring is no longer an unknown platform, it is a platform with limitless opportunities for the right entrepreneur. In 2014 more than 4 million buyers in the US bought the product they needed from this site. It is expanding radically. In October 2012, they announced that the company had reached over $500000 in monthly sales. And after that, in March 2013, the reported $750,000 monthly sales with a 50% month-over-month growth rate. Now they are expanding their business over the world. After Teesprings success, the Amazon had launched its own custom apparel market place, which is named as “Merch”.
If you think that you are a right entrepreneur and have a good creative skill in designing, then you should try Teespring. It is a huge market place. Try some new and different.