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Merch Pricing Strategies – Why You Are Leaving Money On The Table

Since we started Merch Informer, we have seen almost every pricing strategy in the book. This is something that most people will probably never agree completely on, and thus, has been the topic of hot debate in the past. Should you price high to be seen as the premium option? You WILL make the most royalty per shirt this way, that is for sure. Should you price right in the middle of the pack of designs and try to compete less on price, but more on unique, amazing designs? Or, do you throw all of that out the window and attempt to make only a few cents per shirt sale and price at the bottom of the barrel in the […]

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How To Run Facebook Ads To Merch by Amazon Listings

How many of you just landed on this guide and have already tried running paid advertising to your merch listings? Out of all the people that have, I bet the vast majority of you ran paid advertising using Facebook ads and reported back that they were expensive and a waste of time. I have been there! Being involved in the affiliate marketing community over the last few years before I got involved in Merch by Amazon and print on demand, I burned 10’s of thousands of dollars on Facebook without making all of that money back. I certainly do not claim to be a FB ads expert but all of that ad spend did teach me a few things that […]

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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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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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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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Start Your Own Merch Empire With Shopify and Amazon – No Inventory Guide

[toc] Merchandise has been one of the hottest and fastest growing industries online for years now. I have always kind of stayed away from the industry for one reason or another, but I finally decided to give it a try last year. At years end, my business partner and I ended up making hundreds of thousands of dollars and I was absolutely hooked! This guide is going to go over the next best thing to hit the merch scene: the Shopify Amazon integration and how you can start selling 10’s if not 100’s of different products on Amazon without holding inventory or dealing with ordering product from China. $100,000 a year or more has literally never been this easy before! Every internet entrepreneur […]

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