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How to Use UpWork to Build Your T-Shirt Business

Upwork, formerly Elance and oDesk, is an international work platform where entrepreneurs and freelance workers collaborate remotely. You go to Upwork to find a job (if you’re a freelancer) or to find freelancers to hire (if you’re a business owner). This is a brilliant way to meet good people to help you. Online workplace platforms such as Upwork have been around for many years now and they will get bigger and bigger as more and more businesses and freelancers find the system a good alternative to going to the office.

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7 Ways to Create Awesome T-Shirt Designs

If you’ve decided that your niche for your t-shirt business are the creative bunch who love wearing attention-grabbing tees, then most certainly, making your tees requires more than simply choosing the right cloth or the right fit. Every single shirt you make should scream “Look at me! Look at me!” wherever they go. The great challenge in making these eye-catching t-shirts is that they should still have good taste because there’s a very thin line between creative and tacky. You have to find what tickles your market’s fancy and what they’d find appalling. You can do this by studying t-shirt design trends and by actually creating and selling your t-shirts.

Whether you’re a graphic designer or a t-shirt entrepreneur wracking your brains to create t-shirts that really pack a punch, here are some of the best ways to create awesome t-shirt designs.

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How to Make a Tshirt Your Customers Will Love

So, you finally decided to sell t-shirts. Hurray! But are you sure you will not lose money in this endeavor? How do you ensure that the shirts you’re making will not just be gathering dust in the basement? T-shirts are usually printed in bulk to get bigger discounts but how sure are you that all the shirts you print will be sold? The honest answer is, we can’t really be 100% sure.

But there’s a secret to get almost 100% in t-shirt sales: Create shirts that your customers will love. Actually, not just love. It should be something that they cannot resist! But I guess you already know that. What you want to know is HOW to create irresistible t-shirts. That is exactly the reason why you’re reading this, amirite? So without further ado, here are our tried-and-tested ways of how you can come up with t-shirts that will surely be a hit to your customers:

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