The BlueCotton Blog

19 January 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Six Terrible Giveaways, and What You Can Learn From Them


It takes more than a head full of ideas and a computer full of designs to start a successful T-shirt business. There are certain things you need to know, and certain steps you need to follow. Don’t worry – it’s actually easier than you might think. We’ll walk you through some of the major steps in the process. […]

27 December 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Startup Marketing Advice for 2017

You’re a startup trying to market your business in the ‘digital age’. 2017 is upon us, and times are changing. The changes for startups are not just coming to retail, but also everywhere else. Do you have your New Year Resolutions written down yet? The time for startups has come, and now that it’s here, we can expect everyone to continue growing in the new year. We are making the advancement into digital in the present day. The game is changing, and so is the term ‘marketing.’ The same old rules do not apply, and we do not expect them to. Startup marketing is all about Social Marketing and engaging with a target audience; that’s where growth marketing starts. […]

11 November 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Small Business Holiday Marketing Tips From The Experts

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The holidays are fast approaching, and we all know what that means: shopping! And every holiday season, it’s like the floodgates burst open and all of a sudden, there are holiday marketing campaigns everywhere. Every business is trying to cash in on the spending frenzy with emails, social media posts, television advertisements, and other related efforts. But retailers aren’t the only ones who can get in on all the money that gets spent on holiday shopping. Whether you own a store, restaurant, service provider or even a B2B company, a smart and well thought out marketing plan can boost your holiday sales, too. […]

24 October 2016 ~ 1 Comment

Master Fundraising With These Tips From The Experts

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With a good cause and a generous community, it would be easy to think that fundraising would be a simple process. The list of good causes, however, is long, and there’s not always enough money to go around to all of them. A well-organized and focused campaign is necessary to achieve your goals. To help you succeed, we’ve gathered some expert advice on the various aspects of putting together a top-notch fundraising campaign. […]

30 September 2016 ~ 1 Comment

10 Strategies Startups Can Use To Improve Teamwork

In 2016, teamwork has become of paramount importance to the success of a company. The problem is, this isn’t always an easy task. The increased use of technology has led more and more employees to work remotely and in multiple teams. And when a company doesn’t have collaboration and teamwork, it often ends up with a collection of silos that can lead to inconsistencies, narrow viewpoints, and competition between groups. This inevitably ends up in lost opportunities—and lost money. […]

22 September 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Nineteen Amazing Meme Shirts To Celebrate Internet Culture

One of the most enduring (and, if you run with the right circles, familiar) aspects of internet culture is in memes. These humorous images, videos, ideas, or bits of text are some of the most successful pieces of viral content on the web, and have a tendency to both spread like wildfire and change with greater rapidity than the tides.

They also more or less defy explanation, as well. The majority of people who set out intentionally trying to create a meme – whether for marketing purposes or out of artistic arrogance – fail miserably at doing so. If you’ve immersed yourself in this sort of culture, why not celebrate it with a shirt or two?

As always, we’ve provided a healthy list of examples – once you’ve perused them, head over to our design studio to see if you don’t feel inspired to create something of your own.  

Circle of Doge

by thatkaylachic

doge circle shirt

Wow. Such circle. Many Doge. Amaze. Do want. […]