What Kind of Work Is it?

Got an eye for design? Teespring makes it incredibly easy for you to design your own T-shirts, long-sleeves, hoodies, tank tops and more, then sell them over the internet at absolutely no cost to you. It's as simple as designing your shirt, setting a printing goal and mobilizing your network of family, friends, and customer to make your design a reality.

Once you've settled on a design, you'll need to figure out what kind of apparel you want to offer. Teespring offers a variety of styles, including standard short-sleeve and long-sleeve T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, sweatshirts, v-necks, women's T-shirts, activewear and more. The style of apparel you decide on will have an impact on your profit margins, so choose wisely.

Got your design sorted out? It's time to set a printing goal. Teespring shirts are only printed if your customers pre-order enough of your shirts to meet the minimum printing goal. Depending on the style of apparel you choose, you can decide to print as few as five shirts, or as many as 1,000. Set a price for your shirt, include a description, decide how long you want your campaign to run, and you're ready to launch! Once you meet your goal, Teespring handles everything from payment processing to manufacturing and shipping to customers.

Once your shirt meets the minimum number of pre-orders, Teespring handles the entire process of payment processing, sourcing, printing and shipping your shirts to customers. As the shirt's designer, you get to decide all the keep all the profits made.

Teespring estimates that one in seventy-five Americans owns a shirt printed by the company in 2014, having sold six million shirts that year. The company also estimates that hundreds of its designers make more than $100,000 by selling shirts, and at least ten of them are now millionaires, got your designs ready to go? You can get started today!

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How Do I Get Paid?

You can request a payout 12-24 hours after a successful campaign ends. Payments can be made by physical checks, direct deposit to your account, PayPal, or Payoneer. PayPal payments take 6 days, checks 7 to 30 days. Direct deposit to your bank account is available in the USA only.

Qualifications and Requirements

You are required by law to fill out a 1099 form if you receive more than $600 in profits from Teespring you are required to fill out a 1099 form. If your campaign is a fundraiser for a 501c3 charity, the organization will handle the tax documents.

Top Earner Tips

Submitting your design and launching a Teespring T-shirt campaign is easy, but ensuring the campaign is successful requires a certain amount of planning ahead. A successful campaign has the potential to earn hundreds or even thousands of dollars, setting aside a few hours each day to focus on your campaign will give you the best chance of success.

Set realistic goals. If it's your first time running a Teespring campaign and you don't have a built-in fan base, be modest with your first printing goal. Printing as few as ten shirts your first time out allows you to get a feel for the process, print some shirts and get some good word of mouth going.

Tap into the power of your network. Getting shirts printed on Teespring requires crowdfunding, and successful crowdfunding means reaching out to friends, family members, acquaintances and eventually moving beyond that. Even though it might be tempting to dive headlong into your campaign, take the time to devise a basic plan. Set up a Facebook page, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter accounts. Reach out to close friends and family members and let them know when you'll be launching your campaign. Ask them to support you by pre-ordering shirts and retweeting your campaign to ensure you reach as many people as possible.

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