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Secret tools to create quality designs for your merchandise

Fuel
October 14, 2020

If you plan to create all your merch designs, but you still don't have any design skills, don't worry. We have the best-kept secrets to achieve success in your store products.

There is an immense sellers community who create quality designs and custom products with effortless tools.

The secret here is to learn how to use them correctly until you become a master.

First of all, you need to create your print-on-demand website. You must choose your target market and the products you are going to sell.

After that comes an essential step: adding personality and style to your products. How? With original and stylish designs.

Get ready to amaze your customers with these steps for your Shopify print-on-demand store:

Free online design tools

PlaceIt has hundreds of pre-made design templates that you can easily customize with text, images, icons, or anything you want. They are perfect for people with limited design experience!

You only need to create your account, search for the design you like, download your artwork, and upload it to your Fuel products!

P.S. Keep in mind this tool is not free to use, but it’s worth it!

No time but still wanting something beautifully visual?

Canva is a combination of simplicity, variety, and affordability. It hosts many features on its website that will allow you to design everything you need for different platforms.

Choose between pre-made templates, graphic designs, shapes, icons, logos, photos, anything. There are hundreds of free elements to add to your products.

Crello is considered one of the most professional graphic design software. They have millions of files, templates, and fonts ready to be used on your creations.

You can easily customize your artworks with very aesthetic ideas!

There is a free version in which you can access to many options. However, Crello Pro offers more incredible options for an accessible monthly budget.

This tool also provides everything you need for your print on demand products.

You can use high-quality images, vectors, icons, illustrations, graphics, or anything you need for commercial use. Their library is updated daily, so you’ll always have new options for your artworks.

Secret tools to create quality designs for your merch
Create quality designs for your merchandise

Once you have the ideal design, upload the file

Remember that every product has its unique max print area.

That means that preparing your file design with the optimum size is necessary for a quality print.

There are some settings you can change on Fuel App like:

  • Upload artwork to be applied to all products
  • Drag and resize your artwork
  • Set your optimal sales price
  • Choose the colors and sizes for each of your products
  • Select “Edit” to change the product title, select colors, sizes, assign a collection, and add any tags

Order one sample for you

Always consider printing a product for yourself before putting it on sale. This is one of our most valuable design tips.

This way, you can see if the size and pixels of the image look exactly as you imagined once it’s printed.

Remember: quality makes a difference. You always want to give the best products to your customers, right?

These secret tools will help your design ideas come true. Competition is present in any industry, and online sales are increasingly popular.

Yes, having authentic and original designs is a crucial requirement for the success of your print-on-demand website.

Now that you know how to use these tools, use them for your advantage, and design those products you've always wanted to sell. The only limit is your imagination.

Find out more about how to price your products online here.




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