Do people actually buy merchandise with your logo?

Discussion in 'Monetization Techniques' started by Soliloquy, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. Soliloquy

    Soliloquy Regular Member

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    Call me crazy, but I was raised with the idea that you should never buy an item (t-shirt, cap, whatever) with a logo on it, because then you would be paying to advertise someone else's product or service. With that in mind, I've tried to make my forum's CafePress offerings more than just a logo slapped on some generic merchandise. I've been sending out buttons with my logo for free, and give out logo t-shirts as contest prizes. Very, very occasionally will I see someone buy a logo item; the items utilizing other custom artwork from my forum sell much better. Do your members buy your logo merchandise, or wait for it to be given to them?
     
  2. John

    John Regular Member

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    I have never sold anything with my logo on it and not sure I will try to do that either.
     
  3. Rizzo

    Rizzo Regular Member

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    I've sold a couple of items, but usually i use them as prizes for people.
     
  4. FullMetalBabe

    FullMetalBabe Zealot

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    Well, I actually buy clothing with their logo in them, I know if I make a really cool shirt, I would sell it o.o!
     
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