• 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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  • Local Merch Strategy: Earn Recurring Revenue Working with Local Businesses

    Tired of Waiting for Designs to be Found? One of the biggest challenges with running a successful print-on-demand business is dealing with competitors. With low barriers to entry, there are an ever-increasing number of sellers making it harder to get found via organic search results on platforms like Merch by Amazon, RedBubble, Etsy, etc. Mike Gual, who first heard of Merch by Amazon in 2005, was weary of getting started on the platform after experiencing similar problems on TeeSpring. Then, he developed a new strategy for using Merch by Amazon to tap into the existing marketing efforts and customer bases …

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