Welcome to How to start a clothing Company

Welcome to How to start a clothing company (HTSACC), the biggest website about how to start a clothing line.  If this is your first time here I would suggest reading  how NOT to start a clothing line. If you are wondering how much things cost read  costs of starting your own clothing line, and costs of starting your own clothing line (revisited). Want to know more about the legalities of starting a clothing line read the truth about copyrights and licensing, and how to copyright your t shirt design.

This website has tons of articles with a lot of great information. Check out the categories above for anything you want to focus on. If you are just starting check out the starting out section. Also our search button at the right will help you find anything you need. Check us out on facebook for more inspirational posts. If your looking for t-shirt designers check out our sister site shirt jobs. a t-shirt design job board. If you need to print top quality shirts check out our recommended screen printer here. If your looking for more information I put up a bunch of helpful books in the shop section and would also highly recommend checking out Thread’s not Dead.

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shopifyad Welcome to How to start a clothing CompanyIf you need an e-commerce site Shopify is perfect for beginners and experts alike. You don’t need to have any technical or design experience to easily create a beautiful online store. Simply choose a stylish ecommerce website design, easily customize your online store, add products, and you’re pretty much ready to accept payments. Plans start at $14 and comes with a free no risk 30 day trial period. Click here to create your store now. Also check out our in depth review of Shopify here and see why Shopify is our number 1 recommended shop for clothing companies.

Custom Clothing Manufacturing Overseas: An Overview

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You’re ready to take your clothing line to the next level and start manufacturing custom apparel overseas. It can be a very exciting but also overwhelming process, so let’s go through an overview of what it the process looks like. How to Design & Spec for Custom Garments Design of custom garments typically begins with […]

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Licensed Super Heroes: Interview with Jack of All Trades.

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I had the opportunity to interview Allan Goldberg who is the president of Jack of All Trades. They have a ton of superhero and band shirts that are really well designed and stand out above the rest.

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Mastermind Group: Think and Grow Rich

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Napolean Hill writes about the mastermind group as a key to success that will help you start your clothing company. A mastermind group is the coordination of knowledge and effort of two or more people, who work toward a definite purpose, in the spirit of harmony. So a group of people with common interests helping each other out. When I started out I made friends with a lot of designers and clothing company owners and picked their brains about everything. Our goal was to learn from each other and help each other succeed.

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Converting abandoned carts with remarketing

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ave you ever been shopping on a website, added something to your cart, but then for whatever reason you decided not to buy it? Then you go about your day surf the web and the product you were looking at is advertised everywhere. This is called remarketing.

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Shopify Responsive Website Design

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I recently did a website for Boston Scally using Shopify to power it. Shopify is my favorite e-commerce solution as a designer and also gives the most power and is easy to use for the client. I would recommend Shopify for anyone starting a clothing line.

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Storenvy Review 2013

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Storenvy has made a lot of changes since my original review so I thought it would be good to go back and give them another review. They have made some good improvements with a responsive theme and better marketplace but there are still better options for someone starting a clothing line.

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The Golden Rule – treat your customers right

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I’ve been rereading Napoleon Hill’s book Think and Grow Rich and it is an amazing wealth of knowledge for anyone starting a clothing line. One thing he focuses on is the Golden Rule: One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself.

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Shopify Review 2013

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If you run a clothing line Shopify is perfect for beginners and experts alike. You don’t need to have any technical or design experience to easily create a beautiful online store. Simply choose a stylish ecommerce website design, easily customize your online store, add products, and you’re pretty much ready to accept payments. Plans start at $14 and comes with a free no risk 30 day trial period and is a perfect match for business owners that want to start a clothing line.

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How to start a tshirt business

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You came here because you want to start your own clothing line and your passionate about it. Starting a clothing line is an amazing experience and you are going to have lot of personal growth as well as business and financial growth if you stay with it. The following are 10 tips need to help you succeed in starting a tshirt business.

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How to copyright t-shirt designs

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I get this question a lot. How do I copyright my t shirt design so no one can steal my designs from my clothing line? This article goes through all the legal information and what steps you need to take to fight someone in court.

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Custom t shirt packaging ideas

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Custom t shirt packaging is something that can set your product and clothing line apart from everyone else. Here are some custom t shirt packaging ideas to get you thinking outside the box.

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The best t-shirt tag designs

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One of the most overlooked details in starting your own clothing line is the t-shirt tags. When I say tags, I am specifically talk about the tags hidden away on the inside of your shirt. The tag that never sees the light of day, and is usually an afterthought. So after coming across some incredibly creative tags that in my mind add value and personality to a brand I decided to put together a list of companies that do an incredible job with their custom tags.

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Protect your wordpress website from being hacked by TimThumb

Been dealing with a ton of problems lately with malicious content getting onto my wordpress sites and making everything run slowly. All of this could have been prevented to. I heard of the security issue with the old TimThumb script but didn’t do anything about it. Nothing was wrong with my websites so why would I need to change anything….

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Clothing line tips for Craft Shows

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Eric Terry from Linty Fresh gives tips on getting your clothing line ready for craft shows.

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How To Get Your Cool T-Shirts Reviewed by a T-Shirt Blog

Getting your store posted on a t-shirt blog is a big step towards increasing the traffic to your site. This article explains the proper Etiquette in asking a blogger to review your store.

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How To Start a T-Shirt Business – FAIL

I love this short video from Tom Peters. It is important to actually DO things. We need to get the ball rolling make mistakes and learn from them. Business isn’t suited for the timid or the lazy. How to start your own clothing line.

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