How Printed T-Shirts Can Be Used as Effective Marketing Tools

Are you looking for ways to promote your brand or business? If so, printed t-shirts are the way to go! While being a cost-effective means of advertising, these t-shirts can be customized with different designs, colors, and styles to suit your brand image. 

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Why High-Quality T-Shirts Are Perfect for Branding

Most people form their first impressions based on the clothes you wear.  Wearing a high-quality t-shirt is one way to create a memorable first impression on others. Besides, they are great conversation starters that drive business leads without forcing a sales pitch, thus promoting your brand and business.   

How T-shirt Marketing Works

While being ideal for all occasions, corporate t-shirts can also be your perfect advertising partner. The following are a few ways in which a customized corporate t-shirt can help your brand stand out: 

  • Walking Billboards 
    When the same people see you wearing your branded t-shirt multiple times, it leaves a lasting impression while growing a subconscious familiarity in their minds. If you do not have enough opportunity to wear your own t-shirt, you can also give it away to others. This way, you can benefit from word-of-mouth marketing as your high-quality t-shirts will stand out and promote your brand on your behalf.

  • Initiate Conversations
    Creative t-shirts will easily attract people towards you where they may ask about them and you can tell them about your company. This way, you can bring in new leads and clients to your business.  

  • Relentless Marketing
    You can increase your marketing efforts by giving away t-shirts to people at business-related events and trade shows. This will help your brand grab attention whenever a person goes out wearing your t-shirt. Similarly, if you are traveling on a bus, plane, or train, leave the t-shirt folded on your luggage so that others can see it. This way, people will still be able to notice your brand. 

Essential Features of a Good Advertising T-Shirt 

Some people can differentiate between a good quality t-shirt and a bad one by looking at the fabrics, designs, and other aspects. Generally, if the t-shirt does not catch your attention at a glance, it is perhaps not the right one. 

A good advertising t-shirt should have the following features:

  • High-Quality Materials
    A high-quality t-shirt will look good and last longer while being soft and comfortable. Although you can save some money by buying low-quality t-shirts, if people who wear them do not like the way it feels and fits, they won't wear them often. Therefore, choose good quality t-shirts for branding.

  • Simple Design
    Include innovative and captivating designs in your brand t-shirts so people will love to wear them. However, do not make them overwhelming with multiple designs. Instead, stick to a simple yet elegant one so that they are more recognizable. 

  • Incorporate Your Brand
    Your marketing t-shirt should feature your business's brand, mission, and values so that people can connect it with your company.

Ask Others to Wear Your T-Shirt

You will have to employ different strategies for different groups to get others to wear your marketing t-shirts. A few tactics that you can use include:

For Customers

People like getting free t-shirts, so you can:

  • Ask them to take a free trial and get a free t-shirt
  • Conduct a social media contest and hand out  free t-shirts as one of the prizes
  • Gift them to your colleagues
  • Express gratitude to loyal customers by gifting them free t-shirts

For Teams 

Think of a significant purpose that the marketing t-shirt will fulfill, such as:

  • To bring unity in the workspace and improve productivity
  • To promote your brand to their friends, neighbors, etc.

Choose From Our Wide Range of Corporate T-shirts at Protuff Decals  Business Uniforming

Hospitality Market

  • Women's Medal Full-Zip Hoodie
    These lightweight hoodies made of polyester and combed ring-spun cotton feature a YKK Metaluxe zipper, front pockets, back neck tape, self-fabric cuffs and hems.

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  • Perfect Tri Tee
    Made of ring-spun cotton, polyester, and rayon, these tri tees have a shoulder to shoulder taping, tear-away label, and rib-knit neck. 

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Fitness Market


  • Performance Fine Jacquard Polo
    These polyester polo shirts have a flat knit collar, double-needle stitching, open hem sleeves, and a 3-button placket with pearlized smoke buttons. 

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  • Ladies Micropique Sport Wick Polo
    Designed with snag-resistant and moisture-wicking technology, these polyester polo shirts have an open placket, taped neck, tag-free label, self-fabric collar, and double-needle stitching. 

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Employee Store

  • Ladies Trax Jacket
    Made of polyester and spandex, these jackets come with reverse coil zippers, open cuffs, and open drop-tail hem with binding, zippered front pockets, and black reflective O on the left sleeve. 

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  • Interlock 1/4 Zip
    Designed with polyester and cotton, these t-shirts feature open cuffs and hem, cover-stitched seams, a cadet collar, and a covered reverse coil zipper.

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Marathons and Races

  • Series Performance Crew Tee
    Made of polyester with moisture-wicking and odor-fighting technology, these tees have underarm gussets, modified raglan sleeves, heat transfer label, and embossed new-era neck taping.

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  • Ladies PosiCharge Competitor 1/4 Zip Pullover
    These polyester pullover t-shirts lock color and wick moisture. They have a reverse coil zipper, cadet collar, removable tag for comfort, and relabeling open cuffs and drop-tail hem, and set-in sleeves. 

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At Pro-Tuff Decals, we have a wide range of customizable corporate t-shirts that meet your budget and needs. Call us today to place an order!



Pro-Tuff Decals

Pro-Tuff Decals, based in Crystal Lake, Illinois, has been producing professional quality - customized sports helmets, sportswear, sports accessories, stickers, garments and equipment for customers of all age groups to stand out in leagues since 1987. We at Pro-Tuff takes every care to enliven the zest for sports which is fading gradually by creating logos, dog tags, car magnets, creative stickers with an option to customize as per your interest. We take pride in providing everything that a sports team needs and cheer them on fields that too in a quick turnaround time of just 48 hours.


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