Why Is Sample Price Higher Than Dropshipping Price?

Why Is Sample Price Higher Than Dropshipping Price?

When you are purchasing apparel for your clothing line or brand you always want to make sure you are getting the best price, but you also want to make sure you are buying the correct services to get the end result you need.

As you can imagine different brands require a different level of service depending on the skillsets they have available at their disposal. For example, if you have an in house designer or are paying a professional designer, it is likely they they will be able to create artwork that can print great without the need for file tweaking prior to production. And they will have no problem following the artwork requirements for each service. On the other hand, if you don’t have a professional designer and are just trying to figure out Photoshop for yourself, it probably make sense to have a more experienced designer review your file prior to printing.

How to pick the right type of order to save money but get what you need.

It’s worthwhile to understand the different types of orders that Apliiq offers so that you can select the order that best fits your needs.
  1. Sample orders - Sample orders include an artist review. An Apliiq artist will review your artwork to ensure it satisfies the artwork requirements for your selected service (print, embroidery, etc). This includes ensuring your file is of the correct dimensions and the correct dpi. If your artwork isn’t sufficient quality, our artists can sometimes vectorize your artwork to improve its quality. In other cases, the artwork can be printed at a smaller size, or you can provide new artwork. Ordering a sample is especially important for services like embroidery that have more particular artwork requirements and typically benefit from an artist review.
  2. Bulk orders - Ordering in bulk is a great way to save money. The website will automatically apply the best bulk discount based on the quantity of items you are ordering. All bulk orders also include an artist review.
  3. Dropship orders - Dropship orders may or may not include an artist review. We will print or embroider the file you give us. If you provide artwork that is not suitable for the service, we may put the order on hold while we ask you for another file to review in its place.
  4. Campaign orders - Campaign orders also include an artist review.
Now that you know the different types of orders, be sure to select the order that is most suitable to your needs!
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