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SaidIt Promotional Ideas
submitted 9 months ago by JasonCarswell from self.SaidIt
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[–]JasonCarswell[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 9 months ago (4 children)
Does SaidIt have any online web store?
Jimmy Dore is pushing their SpreadShirt stuff more.
In 2001 or so I started one on Cafe Press, abandoned circa 2008.
I know there are more but these are ones I immediately know of: Cafe Press, CustomInk, Redbubble, Shutterfly, Spreadshirt, Teespring, Vistaprint, Zazzle
I'm seeking recommendations for a webstore as well, not just for my next big project(s) and my personal designs, but also for truther Holly Seeliger of Zoon Politikon. ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsGONrYTksBI250Fbp6fR-g ) I already edited an audio track down that we arrived at after a long process of elimination for the best thing we both agreed on (Baroque Dubstep - G.F. Händel feat. Veramin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooouRtQSSms). We also corresponded for a few months and developed a Zoon Politikon rebranding campaign. I started animating an intro/outro for her but shelved it last February. In the summer either she or someone did some work on her branding (not particularly good). I also have several designs in mind to produce for her web store.
What I'm looking for (and I suspect she'd agree) is a webstore that provides a good ethical product (not cheap imported toxic shit), is environmentally responsible, is ethical to its employees, and also provides a fair profit while taking their fair share.
In my experience Cafe Press seemed to exploit their dominance in that era and didn't give me a decent cut. Their products were mostly good. At the time I didn't know how their products were made or if they treated their employees well.
In 2007 or 2008 I was considering changing. I think to a worker coop and/or Zazzle, which is American. The site was recognized by TechCrunch as 2007's "best business model".
These days I wonder if it might be worth looking into 3D printing to independently manufacture custom vinyl patches, gadgets, gizmos, bobble-heads, etc. I don't know enough about it, other than I can port 3D animation models and designs to CAD to print if necessary.
[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun - 9 months ago (3 children)
TShirts and bumper stickers might work. Snarky bumper stickers would do it for me... "Mommy what was freedom like? SaidIt.net"
[–]i_cansmellthat 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun - 9 months ago (2 children)
"Mommy, what's a wage slave?"
[–]d3rr 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun - 9 months ago (0 children)
[–]JasonCarswell[S] 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun - 9 months ago (0 children)
Why child, we all are.