All posts by Merch Informer

New Products Not Selling Through on Merch by Amazon? Here’s Why!

If you have been part of any Facebook groups or heard the chatter around the block, chances are you have heard some of the conspiracy theories of Amazon changing something, sell through rates tanking, or not being able to make many sales. So what exactly is going on with Merch by Amazon? Did the algorithm change? Why is it that you can only find your shirt in search if you use an exact match full title string? Let’s talk about it, explain why your new shirts aren’t selling, and figure out what to do about it! My New Merch Shirts Aren’t Selling! This is something we have seen come up over and over again. If you head over to merchresearch.com, […]

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T-Shirt Print on Demand Research For Foreign Marketplaces – New Merch Informer Updates

Selling on Merch by Amazon has evolved since the program first launched and for the better! What used to be a program where you had to wait months and months to be accepted with a few t-shirt options and only the US market; has expanded into many marketplaces with almost global fulfillment. Now, if you have been selling for any period of time, you likely know that the VAST majority of sales occur in the US market, and thus most people are doing research for creation of these designs just in the US market. However, sometimes doing research to find untapped niches in specific markets can be a way to make more sales, get ahead, and target the cultural differences […]

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The Importance of Selling Outside of Amazon

When you’re selling Print on Demand products, Merch by Amazon is the platform to be. It’s Amazon, after all – there are millions of people flocking to the website every single day, and it’s the go-to destination for when you want to order something fast.  Since 2015, the number of buyers and sellers in Merch by Amazon has only been growing, to the point that it’s already the biggest Print on Demand marketplace today. Still, as massive as it is, you shouldn’t rely only on one platform for your merch revenue.  In this guide, we’ll look into why it’s an advantage for you to sell outside of Amazon, and we’ll also explore other platforms where you can sell your designs.  […]

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Niche Hunter – Amazon Keywords, Search Volume, and New Print on Demand Niches In ONE Place

Creating a successful Merch by Amazon business is going to come down to fitting 3 pieces of a puzzle together perfectly. Miss one, or ignore another, and you are going to be behind the pack when it comes to making sales. These three things on the surface are fairly simple: Design Keywords Buyer’s Intent You need a great unique design to start off with. If you are creating designs that do not stack up with other products on Amazon, you will quickly realize that this business is harder than you thought it might be. But WHAT is a great design?  You need to use the right keywords in your listing to ensure that your design is getting in front of […]

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Black Friday – Cyber Monday Roundup

It is that time of the year again! Savings are everywhere, hundreds of emails are hitting your inbox, and almost every company is running one of their hottest sales of the year! We want to make sure that you get all of the deals that you NEED for your business and that are related to our industry in a single place. We have rounded up every tool which we think can propel your Merch by Amazon business in the right direction along with the sale that they are running. Keep in mind to write these down as an expense when you purchase them as these can be a business write off on your taxes when the time comes (talk to […]

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Merch Informer Black Friday Deal – Starts NOW!

Every year Black Friday sales start earlier and earlier. Merch Informer released this plan at the beginning of the month, but we are now officially announcing: The Merch Informer Black Friday Deal! This is by FAR the lowest price that Merch Informer has ever been. On top of that, this sale is for the PRO package which includes all the tools and resources that Merch Informer has to offer. Grab the Merch Informer Black Friday Deal: 6 Month Pro Subscription: $49.99 Let’s go over everything you will be getting and how this is a crucial step to increasing sales and building your Merch business. RESEARCH – Everything You Will Ever Need Do you ever wonder how people are able to […]

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How To Find “Not Buyable” Merch Products In Your Merch by Amazon Account

Merch is turning back on! ASINs are becoming available to purchase, and people are starting to fire up their business and start running traffic (free or paid). The one glaring issue though is that Merch is turning on ASINs one at a time, and it can be really hard to figure out what ASINs are actually available to start running traffic to. So in this guide, we want to go over how to find these ASINs that are NOT turned on yet, so you can keep an eye on them moving forward. But first, let’s talk about keyword rankings! ASIN Keyword Rankings – What’s Changed It looks like all of the Merch ASINs are actually coming back incredibly quickly. Over […]

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How To Kick Start Your Merch Account After The Printing Pause

It has finally happened! Merch by Amazon is turning the printers back on and our ASINs are being restored. We are back in business! Well, most of us are, that is! In this article, we want to go over the change that just hit everyone’s Merch by Amazon dashboard, and give you what we think is the easiest way to get ahead of the crowd when it comes to kick starting your business from an even playing field. So, let’s get started! What We Know About The Printing Pause On 3/19/20 we got an update in our Merch dashboards letting us know what almost everyone had already seen…Amazon was experiencing increased demand and order volumes so delivery times for Merch […]

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Using PlaceIt Mockups For Pinterest Marketing

By now, everyone probably knows that Merch by Amazon has currently shut down their USA printing facilities because of COVID-19. Just recently Merch by Amazon let us publish drafts so that we can get ready to launch products as soon as they are back up and running. During this time, many people have decided to stop working on their print on demand business completely. Here at Merch Informer, we like to focus on things we can actually control! There is going to be a good opportunity to set some things up so that by the time that Merch gets back to normal, we can get ahead of everyone else! So, with that in mind, let’s go over one of my […]

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Merch Informer – COVID-19 Update

Hello Merch Community, With the news dropping yesterday in the Merch Dashboard that they have suspended print operations in the USA due to COVID-19, we have decided to take action. Currently we know a few things. First, the USA print fulfillment centers are completely shut down while the EU print fulfillment centers remain open for the time being. Second, EU products remain available for sale but all Merch products on the US market are unavailable and some may be disappearing from search (as you may have started to notice). Third, publishing to Merch by Amazon has currently been suspended. There is no current way to upload your designs to live status nor is there a way to upload new products […]

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