Weekly POD: Summer is Here

Weekly POD Update

Summer is here and July is just around the corner. We’re working on a few big things for DIY designers and will have more info soon.

If you’ve got PopSockets available in your Merch account, let us know what’s been working for you. Any guesses as to what product Amazon will make available next?

 

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MERCH BY AMAZON

“50-150 of his shirts are sold each day, which brings him a monthly income of $10,000 to $15,000”

Inside Amazon’s little-known graphic T-shirt-making business
Krystal Hu Yahoo Finance – Business Finance, Stock Market, Quotes, News

“Amazon is also experimenting with phone cases and looking to offer more products. “I can tell you anything that you can print on demand, we’re considering it,” said Roque, adding that Amazon is always taking customer feedback. “The key thing is that we are able to produce it at scale, and with a degree of quality that we think both brands and customers will be really satisfied with.””1

“PopSockets are officially here. After a week into uploading designs for PopSockets the boys talk about how they did”

Merch Minds Podcast – Episode 086: Review of VidCon and HustleCon
Merch Minds Podcast with Glen and Yong

“Also, are you guys making edits to your listings since Amazon said we need to describe the design? Let the boys know if you are and what changes you’re making.”2

 

MARKETING & SALES

“out of 1,000 marketers surveyed, 92% found retargeting to perform the same as or better than search”

Best Tips for Making Effective Facebook Ads for Retargeting Customers
ecomdash Ecomdash

” Facebook retargeting ads really work. Blog.Spiralytics.com cited a study completed by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) which found that “out of 1,000 marketers surveyed, 92% found retargeting to perform the same as or better than search, 91% for email, and 92% for other display advertising.””3

 

DESIGN INSPIRATION

“Have you considered adding your own design spin on wedding season? ”

Wedding Season Is Here!
denise Print Aura – DTG Printing Services

“he vast majority of weddings happen during this time. That means people will be looking for fun bachelor and bachelorette party items and wedding gifts! The wedding industry is massive and there is definitely money waiting to be spent on fun wedding themed items!”4

 

DIY DESIGN

“Free collection of fresh handwritten script fonts, brush fonts and sans serif style fonts for graphic designers”

23 Fresh Free Fonts for Graphic Designers
Muhammad Faisal Graphic Design Junction

“The following typefaces and fonts are ideal to make an attractive design and fit for any artwork. Take a look at beautiful commercial fonts for professional design, based upon suggestions from designers all over the world.”5

 

UPCOMING EVENTS & HOLIDAYS

Order custom t-shirt designs with free revisions to take advantage of these opportunities. 

Wed, July 4    Independence Day
Sun, July 15    National Ice Cream Day
Tue, July 17    World Emoji Day
Wed, July 18    National Hot Dog Day
Sun, July 22    Parents’ Day
Tue, July 24    National Tequila Day
Sat, August 4    Coast Guard Birthday
Wed, August 8    International Cat Day
Sun, August 26    National Dog Day
Sun, September 16    Wife Appreciation Day

Bold entries are new since last week

  1. https://finance.yahoo.com/news/inside-amazons-little-known-graphic-t-shirt-making-business-120434053.html
  2. http://merchminds.libsyn.com/86-vidcon
  3. https://www.ecomdash.com/best-tips-making-effective-facebook-ads/
  4. https://printaura.com/wedding-season-is-here
  5. http://graphicdesignjunction.com/2018/06/free-fonts-typeface-fonts/

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