So, I hear that you are a t-shirt printer. That
is pretty cool. Do you own a large printing factory or do you own
a small printing facility such as a local
print shop? Either way, we have a suggestion on how you can promote
Please note that this is for
clothing and textile printers only. If your company does not
print on fabric, please turn back now. The information below is only
for companies that are involved in the printing of apparel and textiles.
By the way, below is beneficial for apparel printers
as well as related services. For example, if your company sells
etc., you may find below to be helpful.
1) List your T-shirt Printing
Factory on a Fashion Industry Directory:
Apparel Search: Apparel Search is one of the
internets leading apparel industry directories. The site contains
a section for
printing on clothing. If your company prints on clothing in either
large or small quantities, you are welcome to list your business in the
directory. You can find the listing instructions at the
Add Your Company
Clothing Industry Directory:
The Clothing Industry Directory has a method for printers to list their
companies. On this site, you will find a clothing manufacturers section.
In that area, you will see that the site has an area to list garment printers.
In addition, if your company does not actual print clothing but you sell
textile printing supplies or machinery, you are welcome to list your company.
You can find additional directories by searching
the internet. A good way to search is by using the engine at the
Clothing B2B website. That
search feature will search the entire internet.
2) Publicize Your T-shirt Printing Business:
In addition to the directory services listed above,
their are other ways to promote your print shop. For example, you
can present a press release for possible publication at the
Fashion Newspaper or at the
articles section. Both of those sections will generally publish
your press release at no cost. However, they do require that your
release be well written and relevant to the fashion industry. You
can find other methods to promote your business at the
Fashion Press Release website.
If you want, you can possibly submit something to
the fashion blog here on
You should also get listed on local search engines
such as Google Local for
3) Finding Good Employees
Has your printing business taken off. It may
be time to find experienced printers to join your team. You can post
job opportunities for textile printers at the Fashion Job Search website.
You can check the site now for the most current procedures for adding job
listings. You can visit the
Fashion Job Search website.
That site also allows printing factories to list job opportunities.
However, that site does for sure require a small payment for listings.
4) Looking for Blank T-shirts for Printing
In order for a t-shirt printer to print shirts,
they obviously needs to have t-shirts... Here are a few places to
find tees in various weights, colors, and fabric constructions.
Well, if you own a t-shirt printing factory or you
sell t-shirt printing supplies or equipment, I think your first stop should
be the apparel printing
section on the Apparel Search Directory. If your business is not currently
listed our directory, that should become your first priority.
Are you looking for t-shirt