• POD Weekly #35: Merch by Amazon Launches in Europe

    After many months of rumors of Merch by Amazon expanding to Europe, Amazon announced on Monday, July 30 they have launched the program in the United Kingdom and Germany.  Like the US marketplace, sellers and designers will need to apply for an account and wait for an invitation to join the program. Existing sellers will be granted access gradually on a rolling basis, similar to the addition of new product types, such as PopSockets which we covered back in June. 

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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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