How to use t-shirts to win more customers (and track your ROI along the way)


In marketing, your job typically comes down to one thing: winning customers. Every facet of marketing –– social media, email, conferences, branding, digital ads –– should ultimately be contributing to one thing: gaining customers and building revenue. 

Often thought as more of a nicety than a necessity, can t-shirts really be a reliable, predictable, and scalable source for winning new business, can they?

How t-shirt hang tags can boost your brand


Creating custom t-shirts that stand out is an ongoing battle. Designers are often trying to come up with the craziest, most unique designs they can think of in hopes that it’ll catch on and become something popular. But what if we told you that the secret to standing out can be outside of the design of the t-shirt?

How to create the perfect t-shirt with Clark Orr


The design process can be a daunting one. It’s easy to feel stuck, and when inspiration isn’t flowing like you hoped it would, it can leave you feeling really discouraged. This happens to everyone from time to time, so the question is, what do you do about it?

Sustainable shirts: the 4 best eco-friendly t-shirt brands


Now more than ever, the environment is at the forefront of global issues, which has lead to a question we've been getting more and more of here at Real Thread: "Where can I get a good, eco-friendly, sustainably produced t-shirt?" Don't worry, we've got you covered.

In an effort to help you find the perfect t-shirts for your brand, as well as the environment, here's a list of our four favorite companies for eco-friendly and sustainably produced t-shirts.

Real Thread x HOW Design Live 2018


This year we had the pleasure of returning to HOW Design Live. It was an amazing week of learning, engaging with fellow creatives, and of course, printing t-shirts. Check out the highlights in this video:

The one thing that tech companies can do to up their t-shirt game in 2018


Tech and t-shirts have always gone hand in hand. Long before Zuckerburg made t-shirts his everyday uniform, tech companies were using the laid back piece of apparel to usher in a new wave of corporate culture.

However, there’s one thing tech companies have always been, and are continuing to get wrong with their custom t-shirts. Luckily, the solution is simple! In this post we’ll dive into what the problem is, what it says about tech on a larger scale, and most importantly, what you can do to fix it.

T-Shirt Trends: The 5 Best Tank Tops For Spring and Summer


Finally! After an exceptionally long Winter the sun is shining, flowers blooming, and warm weather is well underway. It’s time to celebrate the new season, so here’s a list of our five favorite tank tops that are guaranteed to boost your Summer style.

Social Selling: Converting Your Social Media Audience Into Customers


It’s 2018, and social media has evolved from fun add-on in your marketing strategy to a fully viable source of revenue. It’s no longer nice to have a good social media presence –– it’s necessary.

Social media technology evolves quickly, and best practices can change month to month. But for right now, here are some tips on how you can leverage social media not only to build your audience, but to convert them into paying customers.

Inspiring Joy: Neighborfest San Francisco


We have an internal motto here at Real Thread: We exist to inspire joy. T-Shirts are simply our medium. Yes, somewhat existential — particularly for a t-shirt company — but when we look at the core of what we do and the experience we seek to provide, joy is at the center of it all.

That being said, we wanted to share a story highlighting a group we work with that does an incredible job of inspiring joy and creating positive change in their community.


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