POD Weekly #41
Increase ROI by Creating your Own Supply of Great Looking Designs
One of the problems many print-on-demand sellers run into is paying too much for designs that don’t sell. Many sellers find that a handful of designs drive a disproportionately large percentage of sales so it’s necessary to limit costs on the non-sellers and continue to try more designs to find more winners.
Whether looking to fill out your a marketplace account quota, try out some new niches, stock a new Shopify store, or even sell design services to local businesses, there are countless times it’d be helpful have access to an endless supply of great looking, custom designs.
With DesignJar, our new design tool, we’re working to make it easy for anyone (even non-creative people) to create great designs for any topic in just a few minutes. With an easy export tool, a ready-to-go design file is ready in a few minutes.
P.S. Print-on-demand success typically means trying a whole lot of designs in order to find a handful of winners. Keep trying more ideas to find more winners. To keep costs low, it’s best to do-it-yourself. With DesignJar, we’re working to make it easy for anyone (even non-creative people to create great designs for any topic in minutes. Signup and get early access to DesignJar with an MRD Membership.
“From there, I found graphic designers (through marketplace) who could help bring my ideas to life//. With partners in place, I hit the ground running”
I Made $30,000 in 2 Years With My Side Gig—Here’s How You Can, Too
byMarianne Hayes of Grow www.themuse.com
“Soon after opening my Etsy store, I started researching cost-effective ways to produce other punny items I couldn’t easily make by hand. That’s how I discovered print-on-demand companies that ship on your behalf. It’s an order-as-you-go option that takes a cut of each sale, but using them means my apartment doesn’t have to double as an inventory warehouse.”1
“86% of buyers will pay more for a better customer experience”
“Customer experience is really important. 86% of buyers will pay more for a better customer experience, and it’s been suggested that, by 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator. What’s more, 81% of companies who offer an ‘excellent customer experience’ outperform their competition, and 70% of buying experiences are based not on objective considerations like product quality, price or management of expectations – but simply on how a customer feels.”2
UPCOMING EVENTS & HOLIDAYS
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