These days, social media is the best way to get involved and have a sense of community. With this advantage, no wonder people are using it as a way to fund projects and achieve promotion on services, websites or organizations.Teespring is one website that makes this happen. If you have a group, event, cause, community or non-profit, this is one of the best ways to use crowd-funding to your advantage. The goal of this website is for you to design a shirt and sell it through social media. You get to keep all the profit made on purchases, which is perfect for fundraising. There are no upfront costs, your buyers are the ones that fund the creation of the shirts. This way, the exact quantity of shirts needed are ordered, which are the ones that people already bought.
You also avoid the problem of shirt sizes, when people buy them, they select the size they want. You don’t have to worry about organizing them because they are shipped directly to the buyer. Another great thing about Teespring is that they use good quality material for their shirts, using the shirt designer you’re able to choose the material you want to use.
I played around with the Shirt Designer tool, as you can see on the picture above. It has several options to choose from:
If we ever do an event or campaign for our non-profit organization, I would definitely use Teespring to design the shirts. It makes the process easier for us and we can have fun promoting it on social media.