35 Trending Print On Demand Businesses [2024]

Updated: December 9th, 2023
A Print On Demand Business

A print-on-demand business involves selling customized products without upfront inventory costs.

The business model utilizes dropshipping production and fulfillment services to print custom apparel, home goods, phone cases, and other merchandise one order at a time.

By leveraging online marketplace platforms like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy as virtual storefronts, print-on-demand sellers can focus on designing trendy and unique products while reaching global audiences.

With minimal startup costs and the freedom to run operations from home, launching a print-on-demand model empowers aspiring founders to monetize their creativity and build ascalable business at their own pace.

Looking for some examples of a print on demand business?

Interested in case studies of a successful print on demand business? Check out our full list of success stories.

1. Zazzle

Zazzle is an e-commerce platform allowing users to create custom products. It was founded in 2005 with over 1,000 employees and an estimated revenue of $250 million. They serve a niche market of individuals looking for personalized items. The company was founded by Robert Beaver and his two sons, and it quickly grew to become a major player in the custom products industry.

Where they're located: La Cautiva, Córdoba, Argentina
Website traffic: 17M/month


2. Spreadshirt

Create custom t-shirts, personalized shirts and other customized apparel at Spreadshirt. Print your own shirt with custom text, designs, or photos.

Where they're located: Cuvette-Ouest, Republic of the Congo
Website traffic: 2.97M/month


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4. Lulu

Whether you're a teacher, photographer or hobbyist, share your expertise. Create & self publish your book today!

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA


5. Blurb

Create, print, and sell professional-quality photo books, magazines, trade books, and ebooks with Blurb! Chose from several free tools or use Adobe InDesign or Adobe Lightroom.

Where they're located: San Francisco, California, USA


6. Printrove

White labelled, print-on-demand and drop shipping solution. Sell t-shirts, phone cases, mugs and more. Ships within 48 hours. No need to stock up inventory. No minimum order. Shipped under your own brand name with custom branding options. Plugins for Shopify, Woocommerce and other platforms with custom API.

Where they're located: Riverside, California, USA
Website traffic: 70K/month


7. Prodigi

The world's leading print on demand dropshipping platform. Access a global network of printers using a simple online platform or API.

Where they're located: Bisailão, Região de Oio, Guinea-Bissau
Website traffic: 160K/month


8. Vendorboat – Print On Demand Dropshipping in India

9. PrintBase

PrintBase helps Print-on-Demand business merchants create online stores, sell high-quality printed products online, then auto fulfills your orders with the highest standards of printing & fulfillment.

10. 3D Print on Demand Custom Jewellery, TableTop RPG &Merchandise, Jewellery & Software Solutions

Create & sell custom 3d printed design products online with print on-demand dropshipping. Its free to start selling your Custom Jewellery, tabletop, Homeware. all custom 3d printed product under your own brand without inventory.

11. Print Profits


12. Print On Demand Business

Set up your store using an ecommerce platform or marketplace.Use our free Mockup Generator to create high-quality product images for your store.You can customize more than 200 products. Choose your favorites and add to your store.Grow your business while we provide printing services and worldwide shipping


13. DTG STORES – Custom Websites For Print On Demand Businesses


14. Print On Demand Clothing, Hats, Phone Cases, Business Stationery In LA

Swaggin is the online place to go for all your on demand printing needs in Los Angeles. Starting with on demand t-shirts printing and all type of clothing, hats and baseball hats and continuing with phone cases, on demand poster printing and business stationery! One-stop on demand printing online shop in LA for high quality clothing, phone cases, hats, posters and stationery!


15. The Cause

How much they make: $96K/year
Where they're located: Los Angeles, California, USA
Current team size: 3


How I Started An Apparel Printing Business Focused On Giving Back

Antoine Taylor founded The Cause International, an apparel and printing company that donates a percentage of its profits to those in need, and in the first year gave back 65% of its profits to charities such as The Boy & Girls Club of South Side Chicago, Skid Row, Flint Michigan, and Guatemalan villages without clean water.

Antoine started The Cause over 7 years ago
Antoine grew the business to $8K/month
Read by 5,351 founders

16. Robo 3D

ROBO 3D Printers is the consumer's choice top personal 3D printer in the market. We offer amazingly priced 3D printers, accessories, and more for all consumers.

How much they make: $1.8M/year
Where they're located: San Diego, California, USA
Current team size: 30


Raising 13x Their Original Kickstarter Goal With a Viral 3D Printer

Robo 3D, a company that designs 3D printers for consumers, launched their first product on Kickstarter which raised $650,000 in just 35 days, and now has sold their products in over 4,505 cities across 101 countries worldwide.

Braydon started Robo 3D about 7 years ago
Braydon grew the business to $150K/month
Read by 9,177 founders

17. 3D Universe, LLC

At 3D Universe, we offer the best selection of 3D printers, filament, and more. We offer competitive prices and free shipping on all USA orders over $100.

How much they make: $3.6M/year
Where they're located: Algonquin
Current team size: 4


Starting a 3D Printer Store Online And Growing to $300k/month

3D Universe grew their ecommerce business to generate $300,000 per month in revenues, with a growth of around 300% over the last three years, through selling 3D printers and supplies and working with the e-NABLE volunteer community, as well as developing their own e-NABLE Web Central platform and assembly materials kits.

Jeremy started 3D Universe, LLC over 10 years ago
Jeremy grew the business to $300K/month
Read by 9,828 founders

18. Life and Limb Printing

Life and limb printing company is a full service screen printing and merchandise production company in Nashville, Tennessee specializing in custom t-shirts and apparel, merch, embroidery and creative design services.

How much they make: $960K/year
Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Current team size: 3


From Scrubbing Floors To Running A $1M Screen Printing Business

This case study features an entrepreneur who started a screen printing company with no financing or investors, and despite struggling for the first few years, was able to grow his business to hit $80,000 in revenue in October 2018 and is set to hit $1 million by the end of 2019.

Adam started Life and Limb Printing almost 14 years ago
Adam grew the business to $80K/month
Read by 16,211 founders

19. The Canvas Works

Create canvas prints, framed prints, photos on canvas, collage prints & instagram prints in minutes. Dublin: 01 524 2419. Cork: 021 4700972.

How much they make: $420K/year
Where they're located: Ireland
Current team size: 5


$35K Per Month Selling Photo Prints and Expanding International

The Canvas Works, a small, independent photo printing website based in County Cork that specialises in canvas and framed prints, has launched sites in the UK and US and will soon roll out native apps on iOS and Android; founder Patrick Ryan says the Irish company, which has focused exclusively on the domestic market until now, is earning a monthly income of up to $50,000, with "great potential" for growth.

Patrick started The Canvas Works over 17 years ago
Patrick grew the business to $35K/month
Read by 6,263 founders

20. Underground Printing

Affordable custom t-shirt printing from Underground Printing, offering online apparel printing with no minimums, no setup fees and no art fee with 100% satisfaction guarantee.

How much they make: $36M/year
Where they're located: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Current team size: 250
Website traffic: 220K/month


How I Started A $3M/Month Custom Printed Apparel Company

National custom printing apparel and promotional products provider, Underground Printing, shares their start-up success story which has led them to be ranked amongst Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest-growing companies for three years running, with a customer-centric business model driving strong word-of-mouth promotion.

Rishi started Underground Printing over 23 years ago
Rishi grew the business to $3M/month
Read by 8,701 founders

21. Toybox

How much they make: $2.4M/year
Where they're located: Oakland, California, USA
How much did it cost to start: $10K
Current team size: 3
Website traffic: 70K/month


On Creating A 3D Printer And Creativity Platform For Kids

Toybox Labs co-founder and CEO Ben Baltes shares his journey of creating a 3D printer and creativity platform for kids, including brutal setbacks and incredible successes, resulting in millions of dollars of revenue a year, and offers a discount for those interested in purchasing.

Ben started Toybox over 6 years ago
Ben grew the business to $200K/month
It cost Ben $10000 to start the business
Read by 9,300 founders

22. Astrography

Astrography specializes in artistic products inspired by the magic and beauty of the cosmos. It is founded by Adam Jesionkiewicz, who wanders around the world in search of dark places to discover the cosmos. He has also been professionally involved in computer graphics for over 20 years.

How much they make: $1.08M/year
Where they're located: Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
Current team size: 4


How We Started A $12K/Month Business Selling Cosmos-Inspired Fine Prints

Astrography is a small family business offering high-quality, limited edition fine art prints related to space; in the first 12 months of operation, they managed to print the fine art for $160k, largely thanks to social media without any loans or investors.

Adam started Astrography over 5 years ago
Adam grew the business to $90K/month
Read by 7,145 founders

23. Raghaus

Raghaus Studios is an artisanal letterpress printing, Risograph print shop and graphic design studio specializing in custom stationery, zine printing, personalized business cards, calling cards, conversation cards, invitations and other fine printing. The finest marketing materials in the Hudson Valley, NY.

How much they make: $300K/year
Where they're located: Newburgh, New York, USA
How much did it cost to start: $25K
Current team size: 2


How I Started A $15K/Month Business Making Bold Stationery

A specialized letterpress printing business started by Markus Hartel, whose micro-batches have caused his monthly sales to soar above $15k, discusses his experience creating custom invites and expanding his product line.

Markus started Raghaus over 9 years ago
Markus grew the business to $25K/month
It cost Markus $25000 to start the business
Read by 7,981 founders

24. Sheedo Paper

Fabricantes papel con semillas plantable y regalos de empresa ecologicos. Regalos de empresa de usar y plantar. Sorprende con nuestro papel plantable.

How much they make: $480K/year
Where they're located: Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
How much did it cost to start: $0
Current team size: 5


How Our Sustainable Corporate Merchandising Became a $40K/Month Business

Spanish-based startup Sheedo is making waves in the traditional merchandising industry with its seed-infused, tree-free and non-toxic paper concept and pulling in €40k in monthly revenue, supplying customers including Coca-Cola, Inditex, Sony, Deloitte, and Air France.

Gonzalo started Sheedo Paper over 6 years ago
Gonzalo grew the business to $40K/month
Read by 5,774 founders

25. claire jordan designs

claire Jordan designs one of a kind animal art greeting cards & prints

Where they're located: Birmingham, AL, USA


How I Started A $5K/Month Greeting Cards Brand

This case study details how a greeting card and print designer started a versatile brand that offers greeting cards, prints, and baby clothing, with a strong focus on creating joy and kindness in a world that can be tough.

claire grew the business to $0/month
Read by 5,284 founders

26. Ultimate 3D Printing Store

Find the best 3D printers, 3D printer parts, and Accessories with 24/7 customer support. Shop now over 3,000 products! Free Shipping on "Most Orders" in the USA

How much they make: $3.96M/year
Where they're located: Odesa, Odesa Oblast, Ukraine
How much did it cost to start: $65K
Current team size: 4


How I Started A $330K/Month Ecommerce Specialized In 3D Printing

Founder Roy Kirchner shares how he started an eCommerce business specializing in 3D printing with an initial investment of $65,000, which now averages monthly gross sales of $330,000 and has partnered with international manufacturers and local businesses while offering technical support and education.

Roy started Ultimate 3D Printing Store over 8 years ago
Roy grew the business to $330K/month
It cost Roy $65000 to start the business
Read by 29,086 founders

27. Front Signs

Front Signs is a premier Los Angeles sign company of expert sign makers. We use the latest technology to provide business signage solutions for indoors and outdoors across the USA. Contact us to get a quote for your project.

How much they make: $9.6M/year
Where they're located: Burbank, CA, USA
How much did it cost to start: $2M
Current team size: 42


From Small Print-House To A $800K/Month Sign-Making Company

Front Signs is a B2B sign-making company that started with four friends and grew to a team of 42 employees, generating an average monthly revenue of $800,000 from over 500,000 nationwide customers, including Coca-Cola, Six Flags, and Armani Exchange.

Gevorg started Front Signs over 7 years ago
Gevorg grew the business to $800K/month
It cost Gevorg $2000000 to start the business
Read by 12,720 founders

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29. The Foundry Screen Print and Embroidery Shop

Looking for custom screen printing and embroidery in Seattle? We're your one stop shop for all your custom clothing needs.

How much they make:
Where they're located: Seattle, WA, USA
Current team size: 5


30. HeatherXStudio

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Shop premium sustainable artwear. Our unique design collections support kitties and people in need.

How much they make: $2.4K/year
Where they're located: Mönchengladbach, Deutschland
How much did it cost to start: $1K
Current team size: 0


On Starting A Niche Cat Lovers Community On Instagram
Timm started CATSIVERSE about 2 years ago
Timm grew the business to $200/month
It cost Timm $1000 to start the business
Read by 2,186 founders

33. Ryan Hogue print on demand

Follow my journey as I pursue ways to make passive money online. Not only do I share what's working, I also publish fully transparent monthly income reports.

34. JetPrint

Design and sale by Print On Demand Drop Shipping Services. Customize 200+ Print On Demand Shoes, Watches & various products with 0 costs.

How much they make: $8.4M/year
Where they're located: Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
How much did it cost to start: $750K
Current team size: 169

How I Started A $8.4M/Year Print On Demand Company [From China]

JetPrint is a Chinese print-on-demand company that offers customizable products to global e-commerce sellers, with watches and balls being their featured products. In a short amount of time, they went from starting with a few thousand US dollars in monthly income to making $700,000, and their app was approved by Shopify and recommended in the Shopify App Store. They attribute their success to service quality, innovation, and accurate audience targeting.

Mark started JetPrint over 6 years ago
Mark grew the business to $700K/month
It cost Mark $750000 to start the business
Read by 1,197 founders

35. Kinko’s