Sooooo…. I recently read an article on yahoo about how to make a little extra money during the holidays. It had some tips I’ve read before such as elance.com and ebay but it mentioned a site that allowed you to create designs and sell shirts and other products through their site. The site is of course cafepress.com
I was excited about the idea. I mean I am studying graphic design and I am an artist. I have digital designs already so I figured why not start with that. I logged into cafe press and uploaded a few designs. I also created a couple of designs just for fun. By the end of the night I had 5 designs up and ready.
The article I read talked about a lady who worked at uploading designs for about a year and a half. Now she makes enough money to pay her mortgage every month. How awesome is that? Of course she uploaded over 2500 designs and sometimes worked up to 16 hours a day. I don’t know if I could do that.
So the following day I logged into cafe press and was surprised to see that I had 2 sales. Exciting. It motivated me to come up with more designs. I’ve had my store open for about 6 days now and have had 5 sales now. I strongly encourage graphic designers to look into cafepress.com.
You can visit my store at www.cafepress.com/pixelpusheronline