If you know anything about dropshipping, you’ve probably heard a whole lot about custom branding sets. But just what is custom branding, and why should you care? In this blog post, we’ll answer this very question and walk you through how this custom branding option will help you build your brand and grow your business.
What Are Custom Branded Products?
A custom branded product is a generic product that a business buys from a third-party supplier or manufacturer and then resells to customers as if the product were its own. The end customer is not aware that any third party was involved.
If you work with a custom branding dropship supplier, you can avoid the hassle of keeping inventory and have your supplier ship products directly to your customers on your behalf. That way, you’ll never have to worry about the cost of warehouse space, supply chain, or goods that don’t sell.
Benefits of Custom Branding
It goes without saying that the ability to differentiate yourself from your competitors is crucial to business success. Adding a simple logo to your products can go a long way in helping customers connect with your brand. Here are just a few reasons why adding custom branding to your products works:
- It gives your product a professional appearance. Nothing looks more official than your own logo on a product. People are much more likely to take your business seriously if they see your logo on a bag or a tag.
- It establishes brand recognition. Logos easily remind you of the brand you bought your product from.
- It strengthens brand loyalty. After making an initial impression, a distinct logo can help with customer retention.
- You’ll need it to scale your business. As your business grows, you’ll need to satisfy customers immediately with a solution that doesn’t take up much time and money. Instead of developing new products, you can simply brand your standard products and build a thriving business, all at a low cost! Suppliers like us have the manpower and infrastructure to deliver these solutions more quickly as well.
What’s the Difference between Custom Branding vs. Private Label?
“Custom branding” and “private label” are often used interchangeably. Both options allow you to sell products under our own brand, but there are clear differences between the two.
Custom branding is when a manufacturer distributes a generic service or product, such as a blank white T-shirt, to multiple retailers, without making any fundamental changes to the product. The retailers can then sell identical products under their own brand.
Private label is when a manufacturer distributes a product for one specific retailer. The retailer is then free to modify or add features to the product however it wishes. Private label enhances the retailer’s ability to distinguish itself from other products on the market.
Which is Better?
Both custom branding and private label branding options can help you build a brand identity and set you apart from your competitors in the marketplace, but if you’re looking for an easy solution, particularly with a print-on-demand dropship company, the white label route is much easier for a few reasons:
What Custom Branding Options Does Kin Custom Offer?
Many POD companies offer custom branding services, often with limited options that cost more. At Kin Custom, you can turn leads into loyal customers with custom branding sets for only $1.99 per product–the lowest custom branding cost on the market.
So what all can you get for that incredibly low price?
- Inner Label
- Packing Slip
- Insole (for shoes)
- Tongue (for shoes)
- Box (for shoes)
- Attached Label (for home goods)
How to Upload Your Brand Logo to Your Kin Custom Products
If you decide you’re ready to get started custom branding with Kin Custom, you’ll need to create an account and upload your designs to products using our Creator Studio design tool. Once you’ve done that, simply upload your brand logo in Creator Studio and the additional fees for custom branding will be automatically applied to your order at the checkout. See more detailed instructions below:
*Please note that all logo files need to be at least 1,000 x 1,000 px.
1. Log in to Your Creator Studio Account
2. Go to Settings and click Custom Branding
3. Enter Your Brand Name, Check the Services Box, and Upload Your Logo
4. Click Submit.
Build a Successful Brand in Just a Few Simple Clicks
What are you waiting for? If you aren’t already custom branding your products, you’re missing out on a lot of great opportunities to get your brand out to more customers. Investing in branding your products can result in positive brand perception, which can lead to a chain reaction of events – positive word of mouth, more customers, and more opportunities to scale your dropshipping business!
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