Eric did a great job with his second Linty Fresh live show! There were about 40-50 viewers watching the live feed the entire time which is a great turn out. For those of you who missed the show and want to watch it check out the embed above. I’ve also provided a transcript of the show below, for those of you who rather not watch the full 2 hours, or just missed a few questions, or just like text better. Thanks again, Eric!
The following Q&A was taken from the Linty Fresh Live Show #2. I had to type really fast so they are not direct quotes. But it’s as close as I could get. Enjoy with tea and a comfy tee!
Is it a good idea to use models for product shots or not?
Difficult to use models every month so very hectic. Can be flexible, time wise, if you don’t use models. More professional to use models and people may be more likely to purchase your product.
What do you use for your newsletters?
I use campaignmonitor.com to keep people in touch. Don’t over do it or it will be ignored like SPAM.
Do you change your style when doing commission work?
Yes, like to keep the LINTY FRESH style for LINTY FRESH.
How do I define LINTY FRESH’s target demographic?
Online: Guys 15 to mid to late 30′s. In person I sell more to the ladies, between tweens and 30′s. Girls less likely to buy things online vs. guys. Hipster scene if I needed to classify it, though a lot of people enjoy it.
I love me a good T-Shirt. I love T-Shirts so much that I have a closet filled with T-Shirts. Plain T-Shirts, Bright T-Shirts, T-Shirts that scream ME, Odd T-Shirts and Old Skanky Stinky Filled with Holes T-Shirts (not so much). I even have a stack of unused virgin T-Shirts.
Needless to say, when I see a cool T-Shirt, I buy it. So it really irritates me when there’s a T-Shirt that I want and the price that I have to pay to get it is ridiculous, especially when it doesn’t need to be. First of all, I’m more than happy to pay $20-$25 for a custom designed indie T-Shirt. What I’m not happy to pay is $10.49 (or $17.49) for …. wait for it … shipping on a single T-Shirt that cost $14.95!Â
The culprit here is JINX (J!NX) Clothing Company. They make and sell specialty geek inspired T-Shirts. A lot of awesome stuff indeed. They also make the official Diggnation and Totally Rad ShowÂ T-Shirts. I love Diggnation and am an active (addicted) Digg user. I love the Totally Rad Show and I watch on a weekly basis. I would love to have T-Shirts for these two shows but the damn shipping is ridiculous! I really don’t understand why, as a Hawaii resident, I need to pay over 10 bucks for shipping! Do they tack on an extra 5 bucks for “handling?” I’ve ordered tons of shirts online and they usually charge no more than 5 bucks for shipping and handling costs.Â