POD Weekly #44
Create Bulk Merch Designs Quickly & Easily
Creating new designs for print-on-demand merchandise doesn’t need to be a complicated process. With our new design tool, DesignJar, we’ve made the process as simple as possible to make eye-catching designs, whether you need one design or bulk merch designs.
Over the past few weeks, members have been testing out the tool and there have been a few common questions. A handful of people reached out to ask how to actually download the design file, and some have asked how much it is to purchase design files.
Design files are available to download for free, directly from the design page. Just go to Print > Download. You’ll have the option to select a few options before downloading.
If the file is being used on a t-shirt, it’s recommended to select the settings below. This will fit Merch by Amazon’s requirements for t-shirts, and the files should work with most other platforms (including Printful, RedBubble, etc).
Members can download unlimited design files, making it easy to create unlimited great looking designs quickly and easily. And to make it a complete listing, add product copywriting by selecting an option under Proceed in the upper right.
Use DesignJar to create unlimited great looking designs quickly and easily. Join MRD today. Plans start at just $9 per month and can be canceled at anytime.
“With picking a niche, first i’d normally choose something that I’m interested in. Second, I’d see if the niche is profitable. Third, i’ll take a look at the competition.”
Exclusive Interview With 6 Figure A Year Merch Brand
About Author: Neil Merch Informer
“In short the niche must be in demand.
For the 1st 6-8 months I did all the designs myself until around beginning of this year. This is when I hired a few full time designers. I still do designs for things that I think are important (these days).
I don’t create random art. I tried doing it from time to time in the past, but it doesn’t quite work. I have to say though, my keywords for these designs may sometimes be a bit lacking. With better keywords , it may work better.”1
“Did you know Americans spent a record of $9.1 billion on Halloween in 2017? Individual consumers spent an average of $86.13 in the US”
“1) Incorporate Halloween themes into existing designsA record number of adults wore costumes last year—with more than 5.8 million dressed as a witch, 3 million as an animal, and 2.8 million as a pirate. Did you know it’s also common for teachers to wear Halloween themed apparel and costumes to school? Also, many companies will host Halloween parties for their employees so don’t count out career + Halloween themed designs too! You can easily add a spooky twist to your current top-selling designs and popular niches.”2
“However, there’s no need for you to take care of everything yourself. And it’s all thanks to sites like Merch by Amazon and Teespring.”
Amazon Merch vs Teespring: What’s the Difference & What’s Better?
Chris Benitez FBA Master
“To be honest, Amazon Merch and Teespring are not in competition with each other. While both to the same audience of designers and merch entrepreneurs, it is clear that Teespring is looking to leverage on Amazon’s marketplace to help sell the designs of their users through the Teespring Boosted Network. Therefore, consider Teespring and Merch by Amazon in cahoots towards helping sellers make more money using both platforms.”3
” 74 percent of consumers make buying decisions based on social media”
3 Ways to Boost Ecommerce Sales
Amanda Peterson Bootstrapping Ecommerce
“The ability to send traffic from social media posts and advertisements has allowed businesses to match consumers with the products and services they sell, quickly moving them through the sales funnel. Social media strategy has allowed e-tailers to better connect with new and current consumers through innovative tactics. Noelle Sadler, VP of Marketing at Lulus, has found that social media allows the brand to “experiment with new ways to inspire followers to shop, from creating unique outfits in which every item is available for purchase, to showcasing user-generated content, to giving shoppers real-life ideas for items they purchase from Lulus.” The company attributes over 1,200 orders and 100K online sessions to Instagram alon”4
UPCOMING EVENTS & HOLIDAYS
Order custom t-shirt designs with free revisions to take advantage of these opportunities.
October – December Holiday Shopping
Mon, October 1 International Coffee Day
Wed, October 10 World Mental Health Day
Tue, October 16 Boss’s Day
Wed, October 31 Halloween
Sun, November 11 Veterans Day
Thu, November 22 Thanksgiving Day
Fri, November 23 Black Friday
Mon, November 26 Cyber Monday
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