stuff with your artwork on CafePress.com.
won't get rich -- but CafePress is a fun, low risk way to play around
with selling creative work as commercial products: www.cafepress.com
your artwork and create a small selection of items (T-shirts, mugs,
hats, bags, etc). When someone places an order, CafePress will manufacture
and ship the product, collect the money, take out their portion,
and send you the rest.
couple examples of how other designers have used CafePress help
demonstrate the idea. First, check out a CafePress site featuring
the art of local illustrator Leslie Newman:
number two: An online shop for Susan Kare who started her career
designing icons for Apple Computer. She's re-purposed an old collection
of her icon creations as a line of T-shirts:
your team uses CafePress, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'll update this tip article with all the local examples we can
This is a tip we've been wanting to run for a while. It seems appropriate
to throw it in with the last minute flurry of gift buying that might
be going on this week. On a somewhat related note, SVC is offering
a free seminar in March titled: "Making
Money While You Sleep" on the topic of royalties and product
For writers and musicians, CafePress also lets you sell your own
We've got a tip planned around this topic someday in the future.]
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