If you want to start an online print-on-demand business, one of the best ways is by listing t-shirts through Merch by Amazon. This blog will walk through how I designed and listed my favorite anime shirts for sale to teach others about this fun new way that they can make money from home.
Are you an anime fan? Are you looking for a way to show off your love of anime on your shirt, but don’t know how to go about it? Merch by Amazon has made it easy for people who are interested in getting their t-shirt with the design they want. This article will list all the things that need to be done before listing an item on Merch by Amazon so that you can get all this information in one spot.
Here is the step-by-step guideline about the searching, designing, and uploading of the t-shirt on the store of Merch by Amazon.
How to Use Merch by Amazon Listing?
Merch by Amazon is a print-on-demand website where you can create your Merchandise. It has made it easy to get started with the Merch program, but some things need to be done before listing an item on Merch, or else it may not work out for you in the end. To search the different trending niches the best way is to use the merch by Amazon listing option. You can just select the options of new arrivals and you will see the best-selling t-shirts among the new arrivals and here you can select the trending niches.
Understanding the Niche
While selecting the niche you should keep in mind the trends and trademark. If you select a niche that has already been registered and trending, then your niche will get the higher rank among the Merch by Amazon search results.
Choosing a Trending Niche
There are many niches on Merch by Amazon market but if we talk about the Anime niche it is very popular at present because of its huge fan following all around the world. The other niche like comics, movies, etc. these niches also have good demand in the current year so that’s why people prefer to design their t-shirts with these kinds of designs rather than choosing anime shirts. So, while going for creating an account in merch be sure that you choose the right niche otherwise there may not able to generate profit from this platform. In the video down below, I have selected the Anime niche and merged the different niches to create a new design to show you guys how this process works.
What Can You Do?
You can just change the text and use different software to create the perfect designs for your store as we did in the case of the video given below. If you want to use the designs of other Merch sellers, then you can just search for them on Google and get their designs, but it’s not recommended because they may have already copyrighted these designs.
Merch by Amazon Policies
Now that we know how to design a shirt and what type of niche is trending, let’s look at some Merch policies that one must be familiar with before getting started:
- You are allowed to list up to 25 items per day
- All shirts need front and back designs
- File types accepted: .jpeg, .png, .tiff, .gif (300 DPI)
- Shirt colors must be White or Black only
- Merch Informer
So, these were the guidelines, you can watch the video to get a better understanding and a perfect visual display of the designs.
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