merch data header Review: Show me the data!

In the world of Merch by Amazon, data is king.

New and longtime sellers alike have used data at one point or another to boost t-shirt sales. Data is used to determine which t-shirt colors sell the best, which genders to target, which niches to upload to, and which trends are popular.

Now that Merch has been around for several years (and millions of shirts have been uploaded), getting your shirts noticed is getting even harder. Tools like Merch Informer have made it easier to find best-selling shirts, but when it comes to finding out trending shirts, it’s not always the best solution. A lot of these Merch by Amazon research tools use historical data.

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Trademarked Review: Stay on the Safe Side

At one point or another along your Merch by Amazon journey, you’ve probably thought to yourself:

“What if a t-shirt phrase I use gets trademarked later on?”

There’s a good chance this could and will happen to you. It’s happened to me. Usually, out of the clear blue you will receive that terrifying email from Amazon stating that your designs has been taken down. That means you are one step closer to losing your Merch account permanently. Thankfully, after several years selling on Merch it’s only happened twice to me, but if I had been monitoring my phrases a little better, this probably wouldn’t have happened at all.

PODforest header Review: A “Print on Demand” Design Marketplace

Over the past 23 months on Merch Pursuits, there’s always been one thing that constantly amazes me: the amount of opportunity that presents itself in world of Print on Demand.

We’ve seen a lot of extremely useful Merch Resources pop up, such as Merch Informer, Pretty Merch, or Merch Buddy. I even capitalized on this market by creating a website called Merch Ready Designs, which is a website that allows you to purchase pre-made Merch by Amazon designs that are “ready to upload”.

The part I never really got into was WHY I created MRD in the first place. Essentially, I had become so efficient at outsourcing that I ended up with hundreds of stockpiled designs, but not enough slots in my Merch account to upload them all. I guess you could say MRD was created as a way to sell my unused designs.

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PrettyMerch Review: Displays Beautiful Dashboard With A Simple Chrome Extension

Have you ever wished for more data in your Merch dashboards? I know I have.

I’ve always wanted the ability to see things like what color t-shirts sold, what some of my top-selling shirts are, or whether  my shirts were sold to a man, woman, or child. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to find these things with the built-in analytics.

If you’ve been craving more metrics, then you’re about to be very glad you read this post.

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Merch Text: A Free Extension To Autofill Title, Bullets, and Descriptions

Hey guys!

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way to reuse common brand names, titles, or bullets in your Merch by Amazon listings? Of course you have. We all upload more designs in niches that are selling well for us. We also upload designs variations, color variations, and make change designs to our best-selling designs in order to maximize profits.

Update 5/29/18: A new tool called  Merch Buddy has emerged. I recommend this over MerchText. 

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A 3 Month (No-Upload) Merch By Amazon Income Report / Case Study

Welcome back to another Merch Pursuits income report! It’s been 3 months since my last one, so I’m really excited to be creating another for you. I’m sure you’re all wondering why I haven’t created one recently, but don’t worry, everything you need to know has been included in this post.

Before I get into those reasons, I wanted to point out that it has nothing to do with lack of sales. In fact, these last 3 months have been the best months I’ve ever had!

So, if that’s the case, what have I been up exactly?



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