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Get the latest  about MerchReadyDesigns updates, new features, and general improvements at MRD. We always strive to make MRD better for our print-on-demand community members!

Read our Merch by Amazon blog posts for the latest links, news, tips, and info for successfully selling apparel on Amazon Merch.

Also check out our print-on-demand blog posts for news, tips, links and info for POD sellers. We also have a section dedicated to Merch by Amazon blog posts for sellers on the Amazon Merch platform.

If you aren’t yet committed to Merch by Amazon or looking to expand beyond Amazon Merch, see our comparison table of dozens of print-on-demand platforms.

We are sellers on Merch by Amazon and Shopify ourselves. Additionally, we provide services for hundreds of other POD sellers. Our services includes ready-to-upload designs for Merch by Amazoncustom t-shirt design packscopywriting for Merch by Amazon, and print-on-demand consulting services.

In addition to Merch by Amazon, our custom and stocked designs can be used on a number of other print-on-demand platforms. These can be utilized by new sellers waiting for their Merch by Amazon invitation, or established Amazon Merch sellers looking to establish a brand and create a more direct connection with customers.

  • How to Create Designs for Merch By Amazon in 3 Minutes Using DesignJar

    POD Weekly #55 How to Create Designs for Merch By Amazon in 3 Minutes Using DesignJar   Recently, we’ve received a handful of questions from Merch by Amazon sellers about how to use our merch designer tool, DesignJar. We’ve created a quick video showing how to create designs for Merch By Amazon – in under 4 minutes – using Design Tool. With Christmas right around the corner, we created a Christmas design with the text “Santa is Coming”. The video recording begins with the first step of logging into DesignJar, then goes through the process of selecting a product, …

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  • POD Weekly 33: Local Merch Strategy

    POD WEEKLY #33 LOCAL MERCH STRATEGY   There’s no doubt that Merch by Amazon has gotten more crowded as more sellers have been approved. With more competition, it’s become tougher to get your custom t-shirt designs found in organic search results without any local Merch strategy. Instead of relying on organic searches, expert seller Mike Gual developed the “local merch strategy” where he sells services to local businesses to help them get setup with print on demand tees. He earns both initial consultation fees and recurring revenues from each shirt sale. We listened to a number of podcasts featuring Mike, …

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  • POD Weekly: Early Preview Signup

    POD WEEKLY EARLY PREVIEW SIGNUP Tomorrow is Independence Day in the United States, where most MRD subscribers are based. We’re taking off early today will be be back on Thursday. We’re working on a big update for sellers looking to create great looking to create custom designs quickly and easily. If you’re interested in getting an early preview, sign up for our early preview list at the link below. Join Early Preview List     RECOMMENDED LINKS Each week, we share content from a variety of sources intended to help print-on-demand sellers. Get even more links by following us …

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  • Weekly POD: Summer is Here

    Weekly POD Update Summer is here and July is just around the corner. We’re working on a few big things for DIY designers and will have more info soon. If you’ve got PopSockets available in your Merch account, let us know what’s been working for you. Any guesses as to what product Amazon will make available next?   RECOMMENDED LINKS Each week, we share content from a variety of sources intended to help print-on-demand sellers. Get even more links by following us on Facebook or Twitter.    MERCH BY AMAZON     “50-150 of his shirts are sold each day, …

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  • Weekly POD: Monthly Credit Value Increased & Free Design

    Weekly POD Update Monthly Credits Value Increased by 20% We’re excited to announce that monthly credits for all Pro members have been increased by 20%. With this increase, Pro members get the ability to download one free design each month (or use it towards a custom order).  Pro memberships can be purchased for as low as $14.92 per month, include discounts on all copywriting and designs, and can be canceled at anytime. Sign up today.  RECOMMENDED LINKS Each week, we share content from a variety of sources intended to help print-on-demand sellers. Get even more links by following …

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  • How we handle copyright & trademark issues and design rejections

    Occasionally, we hear from members or prospective members with questions about various trademark issues and design rejections. Some are curious to know what we do to check our ready-to-upload designs. Once in a while, we hear from customers that have had designs rejected by Merch by Amazon. I wanted to fill everyone in about how we handle copyright & trademark issues and design rejections. First of all, we very much respect copyright and trademark laws. It’s important to both the copyright/trademark holder to not infringe on their work. Likewise, we recognize how important is to not put our members …

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  • MRD October 2017 Updates

    We’ve made a few updates and added some new features to our site recently, both for members and non-members. (By the way, if you haven’t joined yet, be sure to check out our all new membership plans, which now include monthly credits to be used on designs & product copy plus perpetual discounts on all Pro Plans). [UPDATE] Our Guide to Selling on Merch by Amazon has been updated. There’s some new new content and we cleaned a couple of sections that were causing some confusion. Whether you’re getting started or have been at it for a little while, …

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