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Telling a Story with your Tee

Storytelling is the key to marketing your t-shirt, whether you’re fundraising for your nonprofit, or for a personal fundraiser. Captivating your community as you tell your story behind the tee you’ve created and the cause you’re fundraising for will help your audience connect more intentionally to your cause and lead

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Lead with Impact to Raise More Money with Your T-Shirt Campaign

Purchasing a custom t-shirt is a low-barrier way for your community of supporters to give to the cause they care about and walk away with something fun as well. While your donors will likely support your campaign no matter what, you can maximize the success of your fundraiser by connecting

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Ink + Shirt Color Combinations that Always Work

Feeling overwhelmed trying to think of what ink color combination to choose for your next t-shirt design? Or maybe you know the apparel colors you want to print on, but can’t think of what ink colors will print well on them. While the easy go-to option is black or white

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Pricing T-Shirts to Maximize Your Profits

Now that you’ve created a rocking t-shirt design, it’s time to sell your shirts to your community. Whether you’re working to sell shirts online with a Bonfire Campaign or selling shirts that you purchased via Supply by Bonfire, it’s important you set your selling prices well. The cost of purchasing

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Optimizing Designs for Screen Printing

The Bonfire Design Team works every day to make sure that the vision you have for your t-shirt comes to life in an amazing way! With years of t-shirt designing experience, we’ve collected our top tips for optimizing your design for printing. By following this guide, you’ll create a design

DTG vs screen printing - what's the difference and which is the best way to print t-shirts?

DTG vs. Screen Printing: A Comparison of the Two T-Shirt Printing Methods

If you’re looking to design and print your own custom t-shirts, you’ve likely encountered these two terms — DTG printing and screen printing. Both screen printing and direct to garment (DTG) are methods of printing custom designs onto fabrics. But what’s the difference between these two t-shirt printing methods? When

The Ultimate Guide to Font Pairings & Font Styles for T-Shirts

Bonfire’s design tool boasts hundreds of font styles, but sometimes it’s overwhelming to choose which font is right for your design. We’ve compiled a guide of font pairing best practices so you can design amazing typographic t-shirts for your community. And, if designing a t-shirt feels overwhelming, we’ve also created

Learn how to sell your art online and make some extra money.

How to Sell Your Art Online to Make Extra Money: A Q&A

Did you know that there are lots of ways you can make some extra money selling your original artwork online? If you’ve ever been curious about how you could make money with your creativity, this post has answers to all of your top questions. Even better, we’ll offer up some of
Designing and selling custom t-shirts is a perfect mission trip fundraising idea!

Mission Trip Fundraising 101: Making Custom T-Shirts

So you've been called to go on a mission trip! Following your passion and faith to serve a community far from home is an admirable project, but not a cheap one. Chances are you need to raise some funds to support your travel and other mission trip expenses. Custom t-shirts
Custom t-shirts are a great addition to any of your swag bag ideas!

Perfect Swag Bag Ideas: 3 Custom T-Shirt Concepts

Who doesn’t love a swag bag? When you need to welcome someone, thank them, or promote your brand in an engaging way, nothing beats an assortment of fun and useful merchandise! Fun branded items are the perfect way to show your appreciation to supporters, partners, and prospective customers. The perfect

Make your own custom merch with Bonfire t-shirts!

How to Make Your Own Merch and Apparel

You’ve worked hard to build your audience and online brand. You love pursuing your passion and engaging your supporters, but it’s time to make all that hard work pay off. Now’s the time to design and produce your own custom merch! Whether you’re a band, musician, artist, YouTuber, or other

Creating 5k Race Shirts the Whole Team will Love: 4 Simple Steps!

Custom 5K Race Shirts for the Whole Team: 4 Simple Steps

If you’ve got a big 5K race coming up, creating custom t-shirts for your group or team is the perfect way to boost everyone’s spirits and raise some funds!  Plus, when your whole group of friends, family, or coworkers presents a united image by all wearing the same well-designed event