Six Tips for a Great Spirit Wear Fundraiser!

Tip # 1 – CHOOSE A GREAT VENDOR
Choosing a vendor is like choosing any service provider: You should consider reputation, convenience, and price. With years of experience, both personally and professionally, Win-Win can show you the best ways to sell and make money for your school, sports team, or organization. Win-Win also offers convenient online ordering and handles payment transactions and customer service issues. What could be easier for your school?

Tip # 2 –   A GREAT DESIGN IS CRITICAL!
The single most important aspect of your spirit wear sale is the design. Think about any garment you have purchased lately.  Often, it is the “look” that sells you on the clothing.  For spirit wear, it’s even more important – You whole school will be wearing the design you choose so take the time to ensure that you have an appropriate, eye-catching design. Win-Win can help you design a “custom” look to meet the needs of your entire school. Check out our new rhinestone t-shirts.

Tip #3 – RESEARCH YOUR DESIGN
When considering the design, you should do a little research first.  Review what has been done at your school in the past and discover what has sold well and what has not.  Second, see what neighboring schools have done in the past too.  Last, review websites that sell spirit wear to get an idea of what can be done. Win-Win has a variety of designs and can help you create a memorable product.

Tip #4 – PICK THE RIGHT GARMENT
Spirit wear sales can be as simple as offering a single t-shirt or as complex as offering a full range of garment styles, colors and design options. With Win-Win can help you customize your online store to meet the needs of your customers. We have many years of experience in the spirit wear business.

Tip #5 – PRICING THE GARMENT
Pricing garments for your spirit wear sale should take some thought. The first thing you need to consider, is this sale intended as a fundraiser? If so, you should make sure everyone knows that fundraising is your intention. Make it clear the premium prices you are charging will raise money for the school.

Tip # 6 – CHOOSE YOUR BEGINNING AND ENDING DATES CAREFULLY
Just like location is important to a store or restaurant, the time of year your hold your spirit wear sale is critical to your overall success.  Review the school calendar before choosing your starting date.  It is never advised to directly compete with another school fundraiser like a gift wrap sale or jog-a-thon. 

Coordinate the sale with the school administration and plan a time that will optimize the best results from your school’s parents. 

Another option, is to create a year round Online Store that does no compete with any other fundraiser. Parents, students, and teachers can shop any time, any day and receive quality products, while your school gets revenue all year long.

Overall, Win-Win is here to help you have a successful spirit wear fundraiser campaign. They put the “fun” in fundraising! http://www.winwinsw.com/blog

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