HOW TO START A TAILORING BUSINESS OFFLINE

Tailoring business have become more lucrative in this days. People like ti wear sewed cloth of their choice ratter than already made clothes. A good tailor makes up to 200k per month or more, especially, if he or she is staying in a more developed area. To become a successful tailor in Nigeria, you will need to follow the steps below to start your dream business.

Plan Ahead

Your success won’t come from the bloom, so you will have to plan ahead of time. Your business plan will include what kind of attire will you specialize on. Some people make suits garments, others make senators wear. In determining your area of specialization, take into account the people that will patronize you. If your business is located in a more developed area, choose between making senators wear and corporate attire. This will earn you more money and rich customers.

Get Yourself Equipped

The beginning of a successful market is the tools for the market. You should go shopping for the necessary equipments needed for tailoring. First you need to buy the sewing machine and a generator. Then buy all other materials needed for the start of your business. Once you have the tools, the passion for the next step will surely be initiated.

Go For Training

Except you’re already an expert in tailoring. You should go for the proper 1Year training in the specialized area of tailoring you will like to venture into. It is also important to train with a popular tailoring company so as to showcase your face to your future customers. Learning the skill in tailoring requires a long period of time, so you need to be patient while learning it. It is also vital to learn other styles of tailoring outside your future area of specialization, this will make you a genius in all the patterns of tailoring and cloth making.

Good Location

After you’ve learnt the business, the next thing to do is to decide where your business will be located. In doing this, you should take into account, accessibility and easy to locate. Your shop should be located in an urban area where people can easy come for a deal. Locating you business in the village won’t earn you a lot of money except you want to be a petty tailor. Go for the big gun, where the wealthy men in the society are located, places like PH, Lagos, Abuja, Enugu and Calabar are the good cities that tailoring business thrives.

Choose A Name And Register Your Business

A good name attract people to the business. Make the name fancy and catchy. You can search the internet for a good name that will make people see your business as legit and trustworthy. After you’ve chosen a name for the business, do well to register it with the government so as to protect your business identity from malicious individuals that may like to clown it. While registering your business, get a lawyer to help you with the paper work and the processes.

Furnish Your Shop With The Necessary Materials

The shop should look enticing to the visitors and passerby. Inside the shop should be decorated with the materials for tailoring arranged in a careful manner. You should endeavor to have all the necessary materials for sewing so as to convince your customers that you’re ready for business.

Get An Employee

Trust me, you can’t do the tailoring business all alone, the workload will be too much to carry and thereby making you not to meet up with your target. So the best option you have is to employ the help of another person who will be helping in the petty part of the business like ironing, cutting the linens, cleaning the environment and running other errands.

Advertise Your Business

You can advertise your business through many ways such as the television, radios, newspapers and banners. This will make the business go viral and get more people know about your existence. It is also vital to produce a complimentary card for those who visit your shop so as to keep them coming for next time and also help you direct others to your shop.

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