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  • Boost Your Business with Custom Apparel in Huntington Beach and Surrounding Areas

    Southern California has long been known for its vibrant and eclectic culture, with Huntington Beach and nearby cities embodying the spirit of the Golden State. In such a dynamic environment, it's essential for businesses to stand out and make a lasting impression on their audience. One of the most effective ways to achieve this is by investing in custom apparel that showcases your brand's unique identity. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of custom apparel for your business and the local landmarks and popular businesses in Huntington Beach and the surrounding areas that can inspire your designs.

  • DTF. A new way to print on almost anything.

    Learn the basics of DTF (direct to film) printing and how it allows your company to print on a new range of materials including Nylon, Polyester and even Spandex.

  • Shirt Agency is Built for Marketing Agencies.

    The Shirt Agency is a Huntington Beach, CA based company that specializes in creating custom apparel, including shirts, hats, and bags, for businesses of all sizes. With the ability to produce up to 20,000 units per week and a focus on sustainability, the Shirt Agency is a reliable partner for marketing agencies looking to create custom gear for their clients. In addition to their standard offerings, the Shirt Agency also offers live printing services for large events, allowing attendees to take home custom gear on the spot.

  • Why DTG can't compare to Screen-Printing.
    December 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM

    DTG is great for small runs but is more expensive than screenprinting. What are some the positives and negatives to using the digital printing technology?

  • 7 reasons to use plastisol ink for screen printing
    July 21, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Despite the many advancements in garment printing technology, plastisol ink screen printing remains the gold standard. While there are other great options available here at Shirt Agency, we have seven reasons why you will love having your custom shirts printed using plastisol.

  • 5 benefits of using ROQ automatic presses for custom shirts
    July 21, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    If you’re starting a company that’s going to sell custom t-shirts, it’s important to find ways to streamline your process and maximize your ROI. While screen printing is an excellent way to print custom designs on shirts, it’s not extremely efficient. T...

  • Why You Should Choose an Eco-Friendly T-Shirt Printing Partner
    July 8, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    There are a lot of qualities to look for when choosing a shirt printing partner. Cost, customer service, the quality of the printing, and flexibility all matter. But, there’s one more factor you don’t want to overlook if you want your shirts to appeal t...

  • Differences Between DTG and Screen Printing
    July 8, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    Wondering if you should use screen printing or DTG printing for your custom shirts? While both are excellent methods for printing custom designs onto fabrics, there are some important differences between the two. Knowing the nuances of each can help you...

  • Use Shirt Printing in Los Angeles for Your Softball Uniform
    June 6, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    With shirt printing in Los Angeles, you’ll bring your design to life and take it to the field. Here's how to get started.

  • 5 Reasons to Choose Shirt Agency for Custom Print Shirts
    June 6, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Do you need custom shirt printers in Los Angeles? Learn 5 reasons why you'll enjoy working with Shirt Agency.

  • Celebrate Spring with Downtown LA Screen Print Events
    April 22, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Hear from Shirt Agency how you can set yourself up for record-busting sales this spring with Downtown LA screen print events.

  • 3 Tips for Finding Eco-friendly Screen Print Shirts in Los Angeles
    April 21, 2021 at 11:00 PM

    Use Shirt Agency's tried and tested tips to find eco-friendly screen print shirts in Los Angeles.

  • Benefits of Rebranding with Screen Print Shirts for Bars
    March 24, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    In the restaurant industry, it’s not uncommon for a bar to want to rebrand itself and relaunch at the same location. Just because it happens somewhat frequently, that doesn’t mean it’s easy, though.

  • Why Your Store Needs Los Angeles T-Shirt Drop Shipping
    March 24, 2021 at 4:00 AM

    These days, it’s easier than ever to run your own retail store online. With low start-up costs, social media to raise your brand awareness, and popular platforms to market and sell your goods, just about anyone has the ability to run their own business from home.

  • How to use Shopify for your embroidery jacket fulfillment
    February 21, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    Embroidered jackets are so hot right now. Whether it’s denim, fleece, or polyester, embroidery goes a long way to making a dull or understated jack come to life. If you’re hesitant to add embroidery, we get it.

  • Promote your podcast with awesome t-shirt designs and fulfillment services
    February 19, 2021 at 7:00 AM

    What are you doing to break through the noise and promote your podcast? Aside from consistency, it’s best to get eyes on your podcast with physical promotion. At Shirt Agency, this is what we do. We can help with fast and reliable t-shirt fulfillment services.

  • Treat Your Staff with Screen Print Shirts for Offices
    January 26, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    A company’s success is dependent on its workforce. When you have a qualified and motivated group of employees, your business is much more likely to succeed. That means it’s imperative to not only find and hire the right people but also to keep them happ...

  • Why You Need Direct to Garment Printing in Los Angeles
    January 26, 2021 at 5:00 AM

    Running a business of any size can be a rewarding experience, but it's also a challenging one. Business owners are always searching for new ways to expand their operations and grab more market share, but gaining new customers is often easier said t...

  • Why custom t-shirts & embroidery are perfect party favors in Los Angeles, CA
    December 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Everybody loves free t-shirts. We saw this put to the test on a popular '90s cartoon where two lab mice created a plot to take over the planet by luring the entire population to a fake, paper Earth. The piece that put their plan into motion was giv...

  • 4 reasons to support USA-based screen printers with new bar shirts
    December 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    When it comes to buying and making new bar shirts, it can be tricky to know where to source them from. You know that you can save in the short-term by outsourcing to international manufacturers, but there’s also a moral and ethical conundrum that comes ...

  • 2021 merch and t-shirt fulfillment service trends
    November 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    With a new year comes new trends in the clothing industry. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to grow your business into a self-sustaining clothing line or you just want to sell some t-shirts with your podcast logo on them, t-shirt fulfillment services...

  • How to get eco-friendly screen print shirts in Los Angeles, CA
    November 23, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Whether you’re a big business, a mom and pop shop, or a YouTuber looking to bring in some extra cash, you want to feel good about where your money is coming from. It’s easy to jump on the train and find the cheapest t-shirts to maximize your profit marg...

  • 3 Benefits of Custom T-Shirts from Shirt Agency in Los Angeles
    October 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    With tons of customization options, we’ve helped countless brands get the garments they need to cut through the noise in their space and get the recognition they need.

  • How Our T-Shirt Printing Agency Helps Monetize Your Podcast
    October 30, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    Now that your podcast is gaining traction, you’ve got to consider ways to monetize your it. Our t-shirt printing agency can help.

  • How does a t-shirt dropshipping and fulfillment company work?
    September 28, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    A relatively new development in ecommerce, dropshipping entails working with a fulfillment partner or vendor to handle all of the shipping needs of a business.

    Not only will t-shirt dropshipping and fulfillment help out with storing and shipping ...

  • 3 benefits of using water-based ink for screen printing
    September 28, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    There are two kinds of inks that are typically used in the screen printing industry: plastisol and water-based.

    For many years, plastisol inks were the conventional choice because they were easier to use. However, today many printers now allow you...

  • What to consider when ordering screen print shirts for employees
    August 26, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    This quick guide shares everything you need to know about ordering screen print shirts for employees.

  • Top 5 reasons to use Shirt Agency for your restaurant or bar
    August 26, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Shirt Agency can help you boost your branding, increase customer loyalty, and so much more. Here are the top 5 reasons to choose us for your branded apparel.

  • Why Choose Live Screen Printing in Los Angeles for Your Next Event?
    August 27, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    Let’s get into why live screen printing in Los Angeles will be an event you and your coworkers will be sure to remember over another pizza party or trip to the patio bar.

  • How T-shirt Fulfillment in Los Angeles Helps Your Shopify Strategy
    August 27, 2020 at 6:00 AM

    No matter your business' space, merchandise is often a key feature to generate revenue in larger markets—especially if your company needs t-shirt fulfillment services in Los Angeles.

  • A closer look at Shirt Agency’s screen printing process
    July 29, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Screen printing, also known as silk screening, is one of the most popular ways to create your very own t-shirts. But despite its popularity, not many people understand the work that goes into creating shirt designs.

    Here, we’ll show you how Shirt...

  • How to use custom t-shirts in Los Angeles to monetize your Youtube audience
    July 29, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    You’ve made painstaking efforts to cultivate a Youtube audience, and you’re proud of all the work you’ve put in so far.

    Now it’s time to reap the benefits of your work by monetizing your audience. And the best way to do so? By designing your very...


    I have been trying to make an episode like this for a year. In this first interview with Ross Carrel and Jordan Lamb of East Coast Cotton we talk about spending $500,000 in Facebook ads in 2017 alone! These guys are killing it with online t-shirt sales ...

  • How to setup Shopify for ON DEMAND printing.

    July 1, 2020 at 7:00 AM

    Setting up Shopify is critical step in building an online t-shirt business.  Below we have created 3 unique videos to help you get started quickly.

    Setting up Shopify is critical step in building an online...

  • How Hanes Brands rushed to make masks for the US government and are now working with the screen-printing industry to get back to business.

    Cole Lundstrom with Tim Gibson.

  • Getting the most out of a tradeshow

    Every year the team at Shirt Agency heads to Las Vegas to meet with brands and help them fulfill next season’s orders. It’s February again and it’s time for SOURCING at MAGIC Las Vegas.

    MAGIC is the ultimate fashion trade show that happens ...


    All businesses regardless of size ought to have departments clearly organized. Even if you are your entire team, divide your time and attention among the following: Customer Service, Marketing, Accounting, Fulfillment, Design.


    T-shirts are typically made of 100% cotton but can be found in polyester or a polyester-cotton blend. Fabric varies depending on the designers' choice of material and budget, and before a T-shirt is stocked by your favorite retailer, it goes through several processes.


    The designers understand what they are trying to accomplish in selling that piece of apparel. Knowing why you are designing something and what the customer is looking for is just as important as having a good design. A good design will not sell well if you do not understand what your customer is looking for.


    Plastisol ink needs to be heated to a high temperature that allows plasticizer molecules and resin to solidify and cross-link. On the other hand, Water-based ink is actually a mix of dye or pigment with water. The water is the solvent that enables the pigment or the dye to remain in a liquid state.