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Ethics, Amazon, And You: How To Avoid Offensive And Tasteless Messages In Your POD Merch Gig

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Ever since Amazon started out as a bookseller in 1995, this now massive global e-commerce platform continues to put customers first. This applies to cases where you’re selling practically any product, including print-on-demand (POD) merchandise such as t-shirts or sweatshirts. To prove the lengths at which Amazon will go to to ensure that there is no profane or offensive content that comes with its products, in 2020 Amazon did the following: “Reviewed almost 10,000 product listings each day to ensure compliance with their policies. Removed over two million products for violating Amazon’s offensive or controversial guidelines, with more than 1.5 million (75%+) of these products identified, reviewed, and discarded proactively by their automated tools, often before being seen by a […]

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How Does Amazon Merch on Demand Compare To Other Print-On-Demand Platforms?

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Recent research indicates that receives about 2.4 billion visitors each month. That’s just over one quarter of the world’s population. And this makes it the world’s largest online marketplace. Amazon enables merch sellers to take advantage of this huge audience through its Merch on Demand platform. All this with little to no startup capital required, the ability to monetize a huge audience, and expand an existing business with new product lines such as t-shirts, hoodies, and more. If you’re an artist or a merch creator, you may be wondering if the other online print-on-demand (POD) marketplaces that have developed over the past few decades are worth considering as an option. But perhaps a more important question is whether you […]

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Print Styles For Women To Consider For Amazon Merch On Demand Sellers

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With the endless options of POD clothing and accessories today via Merch By Amazon (Amazon Merch On Demand), it’s easy to list which are the best sellers in any given time period. And which item types in particular are topping the charts? Easily found. But what about the genres that are making waves? And the ones most geared for and by female customers and designers? What trends are women searching for, designing, and ultimately purchasing? Let’s dive in. Peaceful/Centering/Spiritual Global inclusion of differing ideas and beliefs is a growing consciousness in the modern world. Instant access to information allows us to learn about essentially anything. Being accepting of new, peaceful mindsets is something many people strive for today. Slogans affirming […]

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How To Weather An Uncertain Economy When It Comes To Print On Demand

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As of this writing, the Federal Reserve Bank (aka “The Fed” aka “The Puppet Masters of the US Economy”) are meeting to discuss what is mostly likely a fourth historic rate hike this year. After allowing rates to stay historically low to spur consumer activity during the pandemic, part of the result has been skyrocketing inflation due to demand exceeding supply. Ostensibly, the goal of the hike is to slow down spending across all sectors, to allow supply to catch up with demand and prevent the economy from overheating. Inflation is starting to ease in some areas, with gas prices lowering just a smidge every day. Other household staples continue to rise due to all kinds of factors like supply […]

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How To Differentiate Yourself on Merch By Amazon

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Merch by Amazon (MBA) or Amazon Merch on Demand as it is now called, is a great way to earn money from your apparel ideas without having to spend money on production or holding inventory. You can take advantage of hot trends while they’re still hot as well as niches and events that perform well. Merch Informer has all the tools you need to do this. That said, if it’s so easy to do and costs almost nothing, there must be a lot of competition in your space. How do you differentiate yourself? DESIGN You’d be surprised how many merch creators have no graphic design experience. Did this stand in the way of them becoming successful Amazon t-shirt entrepreneurs? Not […]

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What Are The Top-Performing Keywords On Merch by Amazon

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If you’re looking to bathe in profits from a side hustle, selling merch designs is certainly one of your options. However, Merch by Amazon is nothing new and is already saturated with other merchants just like you. In order to stay ahead of the pack, you’ll need to plan your growth on the platform. To do so, you must create attractive products and optimize your listings with trending keywords. How can you do that? The starting point is always thorough research. To save you some time, we’ve done a bit of digging into the top keywords and niches on Merch by Amazon with the help of Merch Informer. Buckle up and let’s see what we’ve discovered. The Most Popular Keywords […]

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Maximizing Your Merch Informer 3-Day Free Trial In 3 Simple Steps

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Starting your print-on-demand (POD) t-shirt venture with Amazon can seem like a daunting experience. There are niche searches to find out who your competitors are and what the best niches are, the keyword research you have to put into it, plus the actual design and uploading on the Amazon platform to get in front of an audience. It’s time-consuming and it takes a lot of effort. But what if you had just 72 hours or three days to get all this and more done? Is it even possible? The answer is a resounding “yes” and it comes with Merch Informer’s 3-day free trial. In the space of just three days, you could accomplish what would normally take you weeks to […]

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What Makes A Great Print-On-Demand T-Shirt Design?

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Getting your t-shirt designs on Amazon and tapping into the print-on-demand business is one of the best ways to make some honest money on the side. In fact, you can turn your Amazon gig into a six-figure business, as you gain experience and improve your sales. But before you can watch your profits grow, there are a few things that you should acquaint yourself with as a merch Seller; and the most important one is design. You don’t need to be a professional designer. However, knowing what makes a t-shirt great will certainly help your merch gain popularity on Amazon. So, without further ado, let’s see what the key elements are when it comes to great t-shirt designs. The Right […]

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Why Merch by Amazon Is The Best Platform To Market Your Art

Launched in 2015, Merch by Amazon is an Amazon service, which enables sellers to create branded merchandise, such as t-shirts, hoodies, pop-sockets, etc. and sell them across Amazon’s global marketplaces. It was initially built for fans and audiences of game development, but soon launched into something much bigger. Ideal for artists and graphic designers who have original ideas, Merch by Amazon is probably the best platform for you to market your art. But what is it and how does it work? Let’s take a look. What Is Merch by Amazon? Merch by Amazon is often referred to as a self-service program, which helps Sellers and Amazon businesses generate more sales without really having to put in much effort. It’s also […]

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Culture Matters If You Want To Enter The US Market…But So Does Data

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Facts are facts: the USA is a geographically large and prosperous country. A melting pot of cultures, nowhere is this illustrated more profoundly than in the fact that Americans speak over 430 languages, 176 of which are indigenous. What’s also staggering is that although the US population is around 329.5 million, Amazon gets over 200 million monthly visitors. This makes it the most heavily trafficked e-commerce site in the US. Does this present an opportunity for artists from the rest of the world to market their designs? You bet! In fact, Amazon accepts designs from artists and sellers from 102 countries around the world, creating an opportunity for creators in less developed countries to enter the US market, and gain […]

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