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How To Get Your First Sales On Teespring

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    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. How To Get Your First Sales On Teespring (Step-by-Step)

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How To Get Your First Sales On Teespring

Follow along step-by-step and learn how to get your first sales on Teespring!

You'll learn everything you need to get started on the Teespring platform and start making sales.

This video explains the Teespring Trust Score and the important role it plays in success on Teespring.

If you're looking to start a t-shirt business, this video and the Teespring platform will help you tremendously!

I hope the fun format of this video helps you learn in an entertaining way!

Meet Your Teacher

Greg is an internationally recognized digital marketer. His business experience comes from a combination of being venture funded in a startup incubator and the real-world business experience that followed.

He places a high priority on reading and education. His favorite book: The Go-Giver - Bob Burg & John Mann.

He goes above and beyond answering questions and replies promptly to messages and discussion boards.

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1. Introduction: Hi, everyone. And welcome to this skill share course. My name is Greg. And today, in this course, I'm going to cover how to get your first sales on T spring. These are the hardest sales to get on T spring, and they are very important when you're starting out on the platform. So without further ado, let's get into this course and break down all of this step by step. 2. How To Get Your First Sales On Teespring (Step-by-Step): What's going on, guys, it's Greg. And in this video, I'm gonna show you how to get your initial sales on T Spring. Now, this was a request that came in from one of guys. So thank you so much for requesting this. I think it'll make for a great video. So first off, getting initial sales on T spring is extremely important because you're dealing with the trust score. So as T Spring got bigger, they implemented this new feature called The Trust For Basically It's for your account. If your account has sold shirts, they trust you more, and they actually start indexing your shirts into their marketplace, getting your free traffic so you have to build up that trust score initially. If you don't, you're really not gonna get as much traffic as you need to. So with that being said, it's very important. 14 spring. It's not important for merch, red bubble or T chip because they don't have a trust score. You don't have to worry about getting those initial sales. So as I was editing this, I realized that I left out a part that I think were pretty important. Even if you have campaigns on those other sites. Just let them sell naturally. The S E O. In the ranking on those will sell themselves by themselves individually. So step number one, before we do anything, is we have to make sure that we're making good designs because no one's going to buy anything if it's not a good design. So the very first thing we need to do is go over to etc. Orb interest. I prefer etc. And type in the niche that you're going for. If you don't have a niche yet, you can just type in T shirts and you can see what comes up. If you have a specific niche type in that niche. So, for example, yoga T shirt and then just look at everything that comes up. What you're going to go through here is look for one look for inspiration to look for things that are words more than designs because that'll be easier for you to create. And I'm in. Explain that a minute here and in three look for reviews, so see the ones that have the most reviews and you want them to be four or five star reviews for the best reviews in the most of them, that means that those ones they're selling, that's where you're going to get your ideas. So now that you've got your designs, now it's time to start creating these designs so you could do one of two things. You can either go straight to t spring and start creating them on the site, which I don't recommend because you can't save that design so you can't go put that on merch red bubble and teach it. What I recommend you do is use a designing software so you own that design and you can put it wherever you want. The ones that I like the best are actually smartphone app. I used type of Rama. That's for IOS, and the word swag is for Android. And, as always, a little disclaimer here, type Barama is completely for commercial use words. Wag hasn't officially announced that they're for commercial use. Get so use it if you want. But they haven't publicly announced that you can use it to sell on T shirts, but type Perama absolutely has. So we're going to take our design ideas that we got from etc. And we're going to type in those phrases or those quotes or something similar into these APS and create our designs. Once we've created our designs, the 1st 2 steps are done. Now we've got to put him on the shirts and make a lot of campaigns. What you're gonna want to do is make at least 100 campaigns and put him onto T spring and then put him on the other sites as well. Those other sites are just going to start building s CEO. That's merch. That's red bubble. That's teach it. They will just start building S CEO because a CEO for anything on the Internet takes like 1 to 6 months on average for to start showing up in Google. It really starts to get you that organic traffic. So just get those designs out on those other websites so they can start doing their thing. We're gonna focus on T spring to get those initial sales in that trust score up. So once you've got all these designs on, taste brings, now we're going to make a storefront, so go into your tea spring account and you can create a storefront from your dashboard. If you have any issues with that, let me know and go in and just make your storefront look pretty. I don't want to go into detail on how to do this, but put a nice banner photo and just make everything nice organized and then adding campaigns. Now a big thing here is you. If you have the same design on different products on Lee, put that listing in one time and then have the multiple products available under that listing. The reason I say this because when someone goes to your storefront they don't want to see your same design in five different listings on different items. It just looks very repetitive and spammy. So you wanna have one design and then when someone clicks on that, they can get it on a mug, they could get it on a wall tapestry. They could get on a shirt, but just have one listing for design in your store front. Now, you don't have to have all 100 designs in there. Just go for a niche. You can have something like 10 or 20 different designs in there, and that's gonna be your store. And just make sure all that those designs are relevant because it's gonna be a storefront niche. And in this next step, we're gonna be driving targeted traffic to that that likes that niche. So if you have a dog niche store and you put something in there about cars into the same storefront, if you're driving dog people to that storefront, no one's gonna be buying the car stuff, and it's just gonna be irrelevant. So it's not going to be a good match. So make sure that you're just putting in niche items into this storefront, creating a niche storefront once we have that storefront made and we have some products in it. Now we need to actually visit that storefront and copy the U. R L so we can link people through that storefront. Now that we have that, we're off to a good start, so there's only a couple steps left now. Now we need to just step aside, and we need to go and create an INSTAGRAM account. And if you don't already have a Facebook account, you're gonna need to create a Facebook account. So on Instagram, you're gonna need a new email and you'll sign up and create a new account. Now this is going to be the account for this specific storefront. So create the user name as something that's relevant to this niche, and then you'll need an email address for that as well. So if you don't have a couple extra email addresses, you may have to create a new email address, which is no problem. You can just create a Gmail fixed 30 seconds and then use that for your log in for Instagram. So now Instagram set up. We don't have to do anything yet on that. Now we'll go over to Facebook so you can actually create a business Facebook page through your personal Facebook account. So if you re have a personal Facebook account, you could just create a business page. And no one sees that you're the owner, so it's not linked to you personally. If you don't have a Facebook account, you'll have to create a personal Facebook account. You know what, the fill in any information and then create a business page for this storefront, and you can call this whatever the niche storefront is. It doesn't have to be a company name. You don't have to register it or anything. It's just going to be. Call it whatever is relevant to that niche. Now that we have both of our pages bathed, we have our instagram and we have our Facebook page. Now we need to link the two. So now go on to your Instagram page and go into settings and go to linked accounts and you'll find Facebook. So then it will ask you to log in with your personal Facebook account, and that's going to be what we just created, or the personal one that we're using to create our business page. Now, once you log in with that, it will allow you to select the business page. You want to link it to and select that page. Now all we have to do is post on Instagram, and then this is a little toggle switch. When you're about to post that post and it'll say, Do you want to also share this to the Facebook page that's connected and just click? Yes, and then all you have to do is post that one time on Instagram, and it will also post on Facebook for you. Now you're posting two places at once. It's very simple. So what are we going to be posting? You need to be posting photos of your campaigns, whatever's in your store front. It could be screenshots of your storefront and anything relevant to that niche just to drive traffic and interest for people who are interested in this niche. So I always recommend you go to place it dot net, and you put your designs that you created on models for on items and then post that on social media. Now that does come with a price tag of $29 per month, but you have over 17,000 different models you can choose from, and it will make your social media pages look very professional and you'll find a lot more people go your storefront from social media just because it looks so much more professional now. If you don't use place that dot net, you can just use photos of your shirts from T spring so you can screenshot them. There. You can click on the shirt and drag it and save that photo of the shirt and posted that kind of content so there's two more steps we need to do here. So step number one is we need to use Hashtags. So before we can use hashtags, we need to find the right hash tags go to search on Instagram, so open up your instagram, and at the bottom there's a little magnifying glass. Click that, and I'll bring it to the Discovery Page, where there's a lot of different photos now up at the top type in hashtag and then something that's relevant to your niche. So hashtag yoga and type that in and then see what the suggestions are. And what you're going to do is you have to pick 30 of these hashtags and make a list of 30 from these suggestions. Now there is no specific rules you have to follow here. You can pick any 30 and you can create different lists of 30 so you can try out different hashtags on different boasts and see what tends to work better for you. But there's no rules that you have to follow here. Just find 30 hashtags that are relevant and drop them down in your phone notes so you can keep the list of this. And when you actually make your post on Instagram, just put the caption describing what the posters and post it with no Hashtags and then right after it's posted, come back to that post. Make a comment on the post and paste in those 30 hashtags. Now it's not going to be a big eyesore on that post, but you'll still get the power of all those 30 hashtags write in the comments. So that's how you're going to get targeted traffic to your post. And then the last thing is, how do we get them to your storefront? So there's two places we need to adjust. This, and all we're going to do is go into edit profile on Instagram on where it says website, We're going to paste that link to our storefront and that's it. So then people can see all of our posts with our hashtags. They like that. They come to our profile. They see the website a click it. It brings them to the storefront with all the Knicks shirts. That's where they're going to buy it. And in the second part of that is you have to go over to your Facebook page that you created and on the shop now about, and that's in the top right set that the link to the storefront as well, and you can also in the about on your business page. You can set a website to that link as well. So that's how this all works, and all you're gonna do is post up to three times a day. Three is the maximum. You don't want to post any more than that. It's too spammy, but you only have to post once a day or as much as you can. So if you can only post once a week, that's fine, because it's just bonus traffic that you're going to be getting in front of your posts and your shirts and potential sales. So as much as you can post post. But just don't do any more than three a day because then it just gets too spammy. And that's the whole thing. So that's what you have to do in the initial phases. The drive free targeted traffic from Hashtags on Instagram over to your posts, and then when they go to your profile, they click on your storefront and they see all your product offerings, and that's how you're going to get those initial sales. So, guys, I really hope this helps you guys. And at the end of the day, I hope this answer the question of how you get your initial sales on T Spring. And I hope this brought value to you guys and helps you guys sell more online. There's so much money to be made out there. And I really hope that my videos are helping you to tap into this. So, guys, if you have any questions, let me know otherwise I'll see you guys in the next one.