• How Do Successful POD Stores use Social Media? POD Weekly #49

    Successful print-on-demand sellers typically connect with fans by uniting behind a bigger mission. When done right, that message is conveyed consistently across all channels, including social media. If you're looking for ideas of how to use social media effectively, I'd highly recommend looking at what the best of these shops are doing. Plus in POD Weekly #49: Merch Sellers in Time.com, BFCM for POD Sellers, Full Time POD Success Story, & Printful Growing

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  • POD Weekly #37 Beyond Tees

    POD Weekly #37 Beyond Tees   The print-on-demand industry has grown to include a huge number of products. While many sellers get started with t-shirts, there are dozens of other types of products available to print-on-demand merchants. Some platforms, like Merch by Amazon, offer a handful of apparel products like sweatshirts and longsleeve tees. Other platforms, like Printful, offers dozens of products including mugs, hats, bags, phone cases, and many other accessories and household items. ALSO: See our list of over 22 print-on-demand platforms Offering more products is an easy way to expand your inventory, without necessarily needing new designs. …

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  • POD Weekly #36: Print on Demand Business & Intellectual Property

    POD WEEKLY #36 PRINT ON DEMAND BUSINESS & INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY In an article on Tamebay about Merch by Amazon launching in Europe, there’s an interesting take on the reason for Amazon’s platform being the most notable among the dozens of print on demand business services available. “The Amazon offering is likely most notable because of how it protects the trademarks and intellectual property of your artwork and that of big brands too. Other less stringent services are available.”1 Amazon’s review team is certainly quick to reject items for any perceived copyright infringement of big brands intellectual property. Typically, …

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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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  • POD Update: Non-Apparel Businesses using POD

    Weekly POD Update NON-APPAREL BUSINESSES USING POD Something we’ve noticed recently is the number of non-apparel businesses using print-on-demand platforms. POD is great for those companies since there is no inventory, no fulfillment, and they likely an existing fan/customer base. Plus, it gives them a potential new revenue stream and two opportunities for increased brand exposure (via the shirt listings and the shirts being worn). We recently posted a list of popular brands using Merch by Amazon – and it’s not just big brands. Check out the two Merch Minds podcast episodes at the end of the links for ideas …

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