Advertising and Marketing

Do You Have a Customer Food Challenge and the T-Shirt to Promote It?

02/07/2013 - 9:36am

We keep the “food theme” going this week with a blog about food challenges. (We’ve already covered Meat Week with our delicious customer Pork Barrel BBQand pancakes with IHOPS’ fundraiser for Ashley.) Now we’re talking gut-busting eating!

Eat Meat. Repeat!

02/05/2013 - 9:55am

Did you know there’s a National Meat Week? Even better, did you know there’s a DC Meat Week? Their tagline is “Eat Meat. Repeat”. What a great idea for a t-shirt, right? You betcha and here they are:

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Times May Change, But Quality Stays the Same

01/09/2013 - 1:55pm

Hangers have always helped people get the wrinkles out of clothes for decades. And whether you’re using wooden, padded or wire hangers (without Joan Crawford’s knowledge, of course), the newest design for the closet staple is sure to blow your mind.

Custom Apparel Makes An Impact – Without High Tech Ploys

01/04/2013 - 12:00am

It’s hard to get your company’s name out there in a crowded market place. Sometimes, companies resort to splash publicity stunts in order to get their company some attention.

Next Year, Be Part of History with BLT Shirt Printers

12/27/2012 - 12:00am

On January 21, 2013 Barack Obama will be sworn in for a second term in office.Tickets are still on sale for the event, which will bring thousands of people will flood the streets of DC to see history in the making.

This Holiday Customization Makes the Best Gifts

12/20/2012 - 12:00am

Each year, families gather from far and wide to celebrate the spirit of the season with their extended families and friends. Between office parties, family functions and holiday open houses, people accrue an amazing amount of holiday presents during the month of December.

Help you customers with holiday overload.

This year, instead of stocking up on scented candles or festive cookies for customers, why not pass out a present that is useful to both you and the person you hand it to?

Know Your Audience Before You Market

12/18/2012 - 12:00am

Recently, artist and occasional singer Yoko Ono debuted her original clothing line for men. Inspired by her late husband John Lennon, Ono created clothes that she feels emphasizes the sexy aspects of men’s bodies.

Bid on Bigger Business

12/06/2012 - 12:00am

During the holiday season, shoppers are a looking for a fantastic bargain. So to help celebrate the season, give your clients what they want: creative gifts with clever branding.

At BLT Shirt Printers, we used our reputation for quality customization to get our customers interested. We auctioned off a Holiday picnic prize that contained a cooler filled with goodies and a fleece/nylon blanket. The biggest bid won the basket and the opportunity to get their logo embroidered on the blanket and cooler.

This Holiday Give the Gift of Green

12/04/2012 - 12:00am

‘Tis the season of giving. Shoppers bustle from store to store seeking the best deals and the perfect items for everyone on their Nice List. The throngs of shoppers might be good for business, but sometimes the holiday season is bad for Mother Earth. Increased travel means more fossil fuel pollution, factory made gifts can lead to extraneous packaging and waste. This year, when you’re stocking your shelves with holiday items, remember that Green is truly the color of the season.

Know Your Market for Custom Clothing

11/08/2012 - 3:25pm

Apparel story Flavour Gallery has a very specific audience in mind, selling t-shirts, aprons and more to foodies and chefs. Their latest shirts feature designs from celebrity chefs such as Andrew Zimmerman and Chris Cosentino.

At BLT Shirt Printers, we admire Flavour Gallery's business strategy. Small businesses should take time to truly consider who their target audience is, then design merchandise that caters to their tastes.

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T-shirts distinguish kids from cops in a basketball game at Charles Barrett School in Alexandria, VA.

Middle schoolers and hometown police play basketball

We Are An American Printer

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BLT Shirt Printers has been in the custom screen printing and embroidery business for 30 years - and all of them spent right here in the U.S.A. Our offices and production facilities are located in Alexandria, Virginia, and we are so proud to be a true American printing and embroidery shop.