In conversations with our clients, we often hear about challenges related to internal workflows. Employees may have tasks that are simple but maybe the process has started to consume lots of energy and time. Processes may be repetitive and unengaging, so it is difficult to maintain accuracy. These kinds of problems are not unique to your sector of the business “solar system” - in fact they are a common occurrence in the universe of business: there is a “black hole” in the process that is sapping resources.
This is part two of the series of common print on demand (POD) store mistakes you should avoid at all cost. In the first blog we discuss the first 4 mistakes to avoid; avoid too many varieties in product colors, check your print provider options before selling internationally, make sure you have a credit card or money set aside before you start, and check if your written phrases are trademarked first and avoid copyrights. Print on demand is not easy money and it can take hours to create your website, your designs, your mockups, and run ads.
Print on demand is becoming one of the most profitable ecommerce business models right now! With low startup costs, high returns, and low production time, it is one of the most ideal business concepts to try out. If you have an existing store, it is very simple to start selling additional products like merchandise by integrating 3rd party print providers like Printify or Printful. However before you get started, it is important to learn some of the biggest mistakes to avoid to make sure your print on demand (POD) store is successful!