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A Definitive Guide On Seasonal Niches – How To Find, Rank, And Manage Your Listings

Seasonal niches can be a massive money maker when it comes to listing Merch on Amazon if you know what you are looking for and how best to manage these niches. If I were to say the word “seasonal niche” to you, what is the first thing that would come to mind? For most, it would be the major holidays: Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, so on and so forth. Every single person selling Merch on Amazon is probably going to upload a shirt or 10 into those categories. Now, the word saturated is thrown out a lot which we do not agree with, but it does make it harder to make sales in these niches. If you have the slots, you […]

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Which POD Service Should You Use To Sell On Amazon?

We have been receiving a lot of questions lately on which print on demand platform is the best for listing your merchandise on Amazon. Todor and I are huge advocates of mixing all three when building your brand because each has its own benefits (and drawbacks of course). In the article below we are going to cover the advantages of these platforms/integrations and how to best utilize each of them when growing your merchandise business. To make this article as detailed as possible we are going to take into account the following factors for each platform: Available products Price Prime eligibility Branding options Keyword optimization Startup expenses Merch by Amazon Merch By Amazon – That’s where it all started. Back in […]

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Merch Informer Case Study – A Merch By Amazon 20k Per Month Blueprint

Todor and I started Merch Informer just around 6 months ago. Ever since the beginning, we have been Merchants ourselves, practicing exactly what we preach on how to find successful designs, dominate markets, and crush the competition. Month in and month out, we are making more profit from Merch by Amazon and the multiple integrations that are now available for Amazon merch sellers. We grew from early adapters of Merch by Amazon to selling the first Merch business. We got featured on the news! Through a lot of hard work, we scaled up operations and now clear upwards of $20,000 per month through the Merch by Amazon program. Simply put, we know this business and know what you need to do […]

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Teespring Amazon Integration – Zero Cost Startup Guide

[toc] One of the biggest industries that the internet has seen has been Merchandise and this sector has been growing by absurd numbers year in and year out. I have never really been someone to buy much in terms of Merch but a little over a year ago, I found myself engrossed in the industry. This spawned myself and business partner clearing hundreds of thousands of dollars and launching Merch Informer. Selling Merch allows you to be creative and also business minded! In this guide I am going to go over today, we are going to be discussing one of, if not THE biggest thing to happen to the Merch scene all year: Teespring integrating with Amazon. This will allow […]

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Zero Cost Merch Marketing

For one reason or another, the majority of Merch by Amazon users are not willing to spend money to actually market the goods they work so hard to create. While this is not recommended (we have lots of guides on how to drive your own traffic), there is nothing wrong with wanting to ride the Amazon gravy train as long as possible. With the Amazon/Shopify Integration that just happened and the Teespring update (guide coming soon everyone, we have inside information here), the simple truth of the matter is that if you want to stand out from the competition and increase your sales, you will need to differentiate yourself from the flood of new designs going online. Here at Merch […]

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Understanding Amazon BSR – 5 Things You Need To Know Before Picking A Niche

In a previous article we have covered the various metrics that Amazon uses to rank products. From our customers feedback it seems that the Amazon Bestsellers Rank (Simply known as BSR or Sales Rank) is the one which is most frequently misunderstood. Hopefully this post will clarify to you as a seller how exactly the bestsellers rank works and how it is used by the Amazon algorithm to rank your products. Let’s start with some basics first: Sales rank can be found under every product listing under the product details section. There are two type of sales rank – Main Sales Rank (the metric most often used to determinate the number of sales a product gets) and the sub categories sales rank. Important: Due to […]

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Merch Copycat Problems? 6 Ways To Find Out Who Is Stealing Your Work

We have seen it happen time and time again. You spend hours coming up with an awesome concept based on niches that are doing really well on Amazon. Your design is stunning, unique, and ready to sell. It starts doing well, but almost immediately, people copying your design pop up and start undercutting you. Sometimes these people are using your design exactly, and other times they are taking parts of what you created to barely change their design. You could go through and spend a ton of time on Amazon looking for these, but there is actually a lot easier way that I am going to show you today with reverse image search engines. Not only can these applications be […]

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10 Amazon Merch Ranking Factors You Should Understand

Have you been hammering out one great design after another just to see that a few days later some pixel by pixel copycat outranks you and steals most of your sales piggybacking on your creativity? Well don’t worry we have all been in the same boat. Unfortunately, when it comes to selling on a global marketplace like Amazon.com sometimes being a great designer is simply not enough. In the short guide below we are going to try and go over all the basic factors that amazon takes into account when placing your listing in its search results. Just in case you are wondering how important good rankings are in Amazon search compared to on Google here is what Searchengineland.com reported last year: […]

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5 Ways To Market Your Merch by Amazon Shirts for Free

Being part of all the Merch by Amazon Facebook groups and talking to people who are just getting started with the platform often have the same complaint. They open up their account and see they have 25 spots available. They will then slowly fill up the slots and after 3 weeks, may have a few sales or even worse nothing! Does this sound familiar, or is this describing you? I have seen over and over again posts like this, and then the responses are always the same “have patience!”. Coming from a marketing background, I always thought this was not the best response. If you have nailed down your Merch SEO and made sure that your listings are good, you certainly […]

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Shopify/Amazon Print on Demand FAQs

There has been a crazy amount of questions about the guide we put out about the Shopify Amazon integration and how you can get started selling a huge range of products on Amazon without holding a single piece of inventory. If you missed that, you may want to check it out, because people are already making thousands of dollars a month (not a joke!): https://merchinformer.com/shopify-amazon-merch-no-inventory-integration-guide/. We wanted to compile the majority of the questions in one place to create an FAQ. This FAQ will be updated over time when time permits. What UPCS Can You Use? Amazon officially has this to say: We verify the authenticity of product UPCs by checking the GS1 database. UPCs that do not match the information […]

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