Boosting Your Sales This Father's Day

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Are you looking to boost your sales this Father's Day? With Inkthreadable's print-on-demand services, you can create custom gifts for dads around the world and earn some extra profit without having to invest in costly inventory upfront.

From mugs and t-shirts to caps and tote bags, there are endless possibilities for selling your products online.

In this blog post, we'll explore how you can make money selling print-on-demand products for Father’s Day 2023!

Why focus on selling for Father's Day?

This year Father's Day falls on Sunday, the 18th of June.

It's an important day, not just for dads, but for businesses as well!

In the UK, almost half of consumers (45%) buy a gift or product for Father's Day, leading to an estimated £1b in sales last year. And that number is only expected to increase in 2023! 

Around father's day, gifts make up a significant portion of all products sold in the UK.

Some of the most in-demand categories of gifts include clothing, accessories, and homewares (source), all of which you can sell with print on demand.

11oz mug with a colour print text dad, you're out of this world

How can I sell gifts for Father's Day?

If you want to take advantage of the high demand for customised products this Father's day, one solution is to use print on demand (POD).

POD services are efficient and affordable, allowing you to create personalised items like t-shirts and mugs without any inventory or bulk production expenses.

With POD, you only pay for a product after you've made a sale, which means you can start selling for free!
 man with a ginger beard holding his daughter and wearing daddy t-shirt

Spread the love this Father's Day with our best-selling t-shirts

T-shirts are a popular gift item for Father's Day, and you can easily create the perfect Father's Day t-shirts with Inkthreadable's print on demand service.

Our popular Gildan Heavy Cotton (GD05) t-shirt, made from heavy cotton with a regular men's fit, is a top seller at this time of the year!

Simply upload your own design or type in a slogan and add it to your store along with other great giftable items in time for Father's Day.

matching 11oz mug plus coasters featuring the same design

Personalised Father's Day mugs that will make your customers smile

Why not offer something unique and special for gifting - personalised mugs!

With our printing facility at your fingertips, you can easily create a wide selection of custom mugs for dads to enjoy.

Whether it’s a funny slogan or an image of his favourite team, you can guarantee your personalised mugs will be a hit.

Add custom mugs to your store, and make sure to promote them as the perfect unique gift for dads!

Related articles: Personalise print on demand products with Etsy

NEW for 2023: Coasters

Level up your mug store with the addition of a custom-printed pack of coasters.

We've had lots of requests for print on demand coasters over the years, and they're finally here!

Coasters are a great product to design and sell and can be a unique gift that will be treasured and remembered for years to come.

Plus, they offer more than just practicality – they can also be used as decorative pieces on dads' beloved coffee tables!

Maximise your profits today by offering matching coasters to your best-selling mugs! Your customers will love the cohesive look, and you'll love the extra revenue.

woman searching online for father's day gifts

Reach your ideal audience and watch your sales soar

Reaching your target audience can be tricky, but it's not impossible! There are plenty of ways to get your products in front of the right people this Father’s Day.

Start by utilising keywords and high-volume search terms in your product descriptions, titles, and marketing efforts. This will help to increase visibility and ensure your products appear in the search results when people are looking for gifts for dads.

For a head start, here’s a list of the top trending keywords in the gifting category as determined by Google Keyword planner.

Google Search Term Avg. monthly searches Competition
uk fathers day 100K - 1M Low
fathers day 2023 10K - 100K Low
first fathers day gift ideas 10K - 100K High
fathers day mug 1K - 10K High
fathers day gifts 10K - 100K High
fathers day presents 100 - 1K High
personalised gifts for him 10K - 100K High
fathers day t-shirts 100K - 1M Low
gifts for dad 10K - 100K High
unique gifts for dad 1K - 10K High

As well as this, if you’re an Etsy seller, the following search terms are hot on Etsy right now. 

For the best results, aim to use the terms with high volume but lower competition.

Etsy Search Term Volume Competition
first fathers day gift Very High 🔥 95.8k
personalised fathers day gift Very High 🔥 203.8k
last minute father's day gifts Very High 🔥 2.8k
unique fathers day gifts Very High 🔥 98.8k
first fathers day gifts High 94.7k
cool fathers day gifts Medium 60.9k
fathers day gifts from daughter Medium 112.1k
fathers day gifts for husband Medium 137.6k
funny fathers day gifts Medium 248k
fathers day gifts from son Medium 50.5k

(Please note that those keywords are specific to a UK audience. If you're an international seller, we recommend checking the trending keywords for your target market.)

Lastly, don’t forget to get creative with your marketing strategy! Social media campaigns and email marketing can help you reach even more customers and make sure your products stand out this Father's Day.

It’s time to show off how awesome your prints and products really are!

Final order dates: Father's Day 2023

To ensure arrival in time for Father's Day, place your orders before midnight on the final order date. This applies only to orders shipping within the UK on the Royal Mail 24 Tracked service. 

The final order date for Father's Day UK orders is Wednesday the 7th of June, or Friday the 9th of June for 11oz mugs.

Sell gifts online with Inkthreadable

No matter what products you choose to sell this Father’s Day, you can rest assured knowing that Inkthreadable will provide the best quality prints and products every time.

With our user-friendly platform, you can easily create and sell customised products without worrying about inventory or production costs.

To start selling, all you have to do is upload your designs and list the products using our integration with your e-commerce store. After that, we will take care of printing, packing and shipping the orders within 3-5 working days.

We hope this blog post helps you make the most of Father's Day 2023 and get your products seen by as many people as possible! 

If you need any help along the way, don’t hesitate to reach out – our team are always here to lend a helping hand. 

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