Did you know that the heat press is one of the most versatile and dynamic types of printing technology? In fact, in this episode of Apparel Academy, we cover three easy ways you start a business with a heat press. Along the way, we’ll cover the pros and cons of each method, profit potential, and more, so you can determine which is the best choice for you and your business.
Topic Covered in this video
- How Heat Presses Work
- Buy, Press and Go Method
- Pre-Printed Custom Designs
- Heat Transfer Vinyl
In this video, we start with the basics and go over what a heat press is and how it works, so you know exactly what you’re getting into when you set out to start your business with this handy tool.
Then, we discuss three initial ways that you can start your business with a heat press, starting with the easiest and most cost-effective. These are not ranked in terms of best to worst, however, as each of these methods has their individual merits based on what you’re looking for.
Some options may be more labor-intensive or collaborative, which then involves a more considerable investment in terms of time and outsourcing. Others could necessitate buying additional machinery and investing more capital up front. In most cases, however, the more of an investment you make, the greater profit potential there is for your business in the long run.
In order to help you choose the right method for you, we go through each option step-by-step, so you know what to expect. We also provide pros and cons for each, along with a detailed profit calculator so you can see how much you stand to make with whatever option you go for.
All of these methods are relatively easy and cost-effective for any new business owner. The best method, however, is always the one that aligns with your personal business goals and budget.