Starting a business or a product line can be time consuming, but don’t get discourage, just follow your dreams and do the foot work. I have complied a few question from a recent interview I did with linksFM.net.
What was your first step to start your company and T-shirt line?
Answer:This is something I am very passionate about. I started thing about doing a T-shirt about fifteen years ago but I feel like now is the right time, I more focused and know and able to put in the hard work. The first step was to find find a company to work with and do my research. The research took the most time.
What were the most important qualities you wanted your company or product line to have?
Answer: Durability! Longevity! It’s hard to find inexpensive fabric that isn’t hard to the touch, you really have to work to find the perfect shirts at a low cost.
What is the most unique product you have?
Answer: The line is fairly new so it will take time to have a complete lineup. For now, the Nappynality and Nappy Nation T-shirts are unique, you don’t see them anywhere else.
How did you come up with the slogans or names for your tees?
Answer: I write down names ahead of time or I sometimes come up with them randomly. I like slogans that I think may work for a future product.
What is your long term goal for your line?
Answer: I want to have an extensive T-shirt line with every product that I put on the market and to keep the prices low and still maintain high qualtity.
If you could give someone advice who wants to start a company what would it be?
Answer: Find your niche, something that your passionate about or good at. For me it was about expanding on my current business and the T-shirt line seem to fit with it. I wanted to make a really great high end product, at an affordable price. I made sure to do my research and hand picked everyone I worked with.
I hope this helps with some of your questions, if a start up business is something that your’re interested in. I will say it does take a lot of money and a lot of time to accomplish this so have patience as this really is an investment. If those things part of what you are doing you are sure to succeed.