With sales and the number of sellers steadily increasing on Merch By Amazon, it should come as no surprise that there is an increasing number of Merch by Amazon blogs & podcasts as well. Whether you’re running a full time tee shirt business or supplementing your primary income with a side hustle, there are dozens of blogs that provide effective tips and tricks on how to start, grow, and build your online tee shirt business. We’ve put together a list of our 7 favorite podcasts and blogs (aside from our own) to help you keep up with the Merch By Amazon trends and gain insightful information on how to increase your business.
- Merch Pursuits
Featuring links to useful extensions, Photoshop tutorials, and tips on how to research design ideas, Merch Pursuits is full of resources for both new sellers and established FBA accounts. Fellow Merch By Amazon seller Daniel Brooks also shares his own case studies and income reports, offering a unique glimpse into his own business in order to help provide insight into yours.
- FBA Master
FBA Master has proven to be an invaluable source of information. With posts that detail how to research design ideas, how to optimize your listings, and how to hire freelance graphic designers, Chris Wilkey is one of our favorite FBA experts. Whether you want to brush up on the basic facts about Amazon or dig deeper into selling strategies, it’s a must-read for those just getting started or those looking to build and grow an already established business.
- Merch Entrepreneur
Offering free training classes and an online course for serious entrepreneurs, the Merch Entrepreneur podcast is a great source for tips and tricks to increase business on Merch By Amazon. CEO Elaine Heney is a true success story, having profited $53,000 in her first 10 months of sales. In addition to hosting her popular podcast, she is a bestselling author and Amazon consultant, providing the most up-to-date and relevant information available.
- Merch Mates
Looking for new ways to increase sales on Merch By Amazon? The Merch Mates podcast is one that you should start listening to if you want to hear some real-life success stories. Host Luke is a graphic designer, artist, and entrepreneur that delves into topics such as outsourcing freelance designers, finding free resources, and escaping the lower tiers.
- Merch Informer
Having been featured on Entrepreneur.com and CNBC.com, Merch Informer is the perfect title for expert Neil Lassen’s Merch By Amazon blog. The blog features a beginner’s guide to help you get your tee shirt business started, sources for outsourcing and designing, and in-depth discussions regarding paid marketing, such as how to successfully run Reddit ads to sell your tee shirts.
- Michael Essek
Based on the success of his own business, Michael Essek’s goal is to teach you one thing: how to sell more shirts. Essek’s blog posts discuss topics such as how to deal with copycats and include graphs and charts that detail his own growth, earnings, and profits. This illustrator and designer now runs a full-time t-shirt business, and his blog and books are a must-read for anyone who’s trying to generate passive income through POD services.
- Second Half Dreams
Diana Poisson’s blog is a favorite for the way that she details her own sales data, provides a comprehensive list of FBA resources, and includes links to the most relevant online FBA courses and training programs. Second Half Dreams often includes screenshots that make it easy to learn how to analyze your own sales data and shares insight into how Diana’s own designs generate more royalties than purchased designs.
Whether you’re about to upload your first designs, already have a few dozen tees on Merch By Amazon, or just hit the 500 tier, these Merch by Amazon blogs and podcasts are sure to help your t-shirt business become a success.
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