How To Start A Mug Printing Business From Home
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How To Start A Mug Printing Business From Home

Mug Printing From Home, A great little business you can run from home. I take you through the whole process.
4.1 (45 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
266 students enrolled
Created by Martin Butler
Last updated 2/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course, you'll have all the information on how to start this venture
  • To Explain the correct equipment and materials for your venture
  • How to create your images
  • The actual printing process
  • Finding your first customers
  • Making a mug advert graphic without even printing a mug
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Requirements
  • All the equipment needed to operate this venture is listed in the tutorials. You will need an investment in equipment, materials and time.
  • Initial investment in materials and equipment required.
Description

In this course you will discover all the elements needed to start up your very own home mug printing venture including what equipment to buy, How to create your images, The printing process, Finding your first customers, Making your advert graphics and much more.

We walk you through our own home business that we have operated since 2005 and you get to see exactly what we do.

We'll show you what equipment we use and the explain the reasons for choosing the correct equipment and materials and the pitfalls of choosing the wrong equipment.

Printing on mugs presents endless opportunities to target many different niches and create tailored mugs for many different occasions. We have produced many speciality mugs for clubs and associations as well as our regular niche mugs that we sell on Ebay.

The list of niches you could exploit is endless. Just think of all the speciality magazines that are on sale in your local store and each of those is a potential niche. You'll also be surrounded with clubs and groups where you live and they all represent a sales opportunity.

This is your complete guide to starting this enjoyable home business from home.

Who is the target audience?
  • Ideal for the beginner looking to turn a hobby into an income with no experience needed.
  • Stay at home parents
  • Home business seekers
  • Hobbyists
  • People looking to turn a hobby into an income
  • Disabled people
  • Charity fundraisers
  • Students
  • Part time workers
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 8 Lectures Collapse All 8 Lectures 01:30:09
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:48

In this video, I introduce myself and explain what I came up against when I started this business with no help.

Preview 01:48
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The Equipment Needed
1 Lecture 10:32

In This tutorial we look at the equipment you need to start up in this business. We explain the pros and cons with the different types of equipment so you can make an informed decision on what to buy.

Preview 10:32
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Creating Your First Images
1 Lecture 49:47

In this tutorial we look at some simple photoshop skills that allow you to take any image and make some basic alterations to create your own images. This is not a lesson in Photoshop but pointers to elp you with your first creations. The images in this tutorial are purly to demonstrate how you can take an image off the internet and not owned by me.

Creating Your First Images
49:47
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Printing Your First Mug
1 Lecture 15:39

In this tutorial we look at the actual equipment I use to print on the mugs. I explain why I use the Ricoh printer and show you how to use the timer on the heat press properly. We then produce our mug with the transfer paper image we created in the earlier tutorial.

Printing Your First Mug
15:39
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Finding Your First Customers
1 Lecture 04:54

In this tutorial we look at ways you can start to generate your first customers.

Finding Your First Customers
04:54
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Making Your Mug Advert Graphic
1 Lecture 04:14

In this tutorial we look how you can create your mug adverts that you can advertise online without actually creating them.

Making Your Mug Advert Graphic
04:14
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Additional Information
2 Lectures 01:15

A recap of the things you'll need to get started.

Additional Information
01:15

Mug Printing Extra Notes
2 pages
About the Instructor
Martin Butler
4.3 Average rating
160 Reviews
1,314 Students
2 Courses
Work From Home Owner

 HI, I am Martin Butler and I work at home with my wife Sharon and we have been producing printed products since 2005. We also teach 1-2-1 workshops in t shirt transfer printing and have produced tutorials for people wanting to get into this business.

We made many mistakes in the beginning and wasted lots of money and listened to every so-called expert on the subject but we soon realised that everybody does things their own way so we ended up finding our own way.

As a result of this, we gathered a wealth of knowledge by trying many different solutions and stuck with the ones that worked for us as beginners in this field. We know the mistakes that beginners can make by trying to cut corners so this is information we will pess onto you in our course.

If you want to get into the t shirt printing business and produce quality garments that won't crack, peel or fade, our course is for you.