Of all my online side hustles, selling merch (mostly shirts and mugs) on Etsy and Amazon has been the most lucrative and consistent income stream. But every once in a while, I wind up taking a huge break. Usually, it’s because I can’t get the creative juices flowing for any aspect of the process. I […]
2020 Best POD Niche for Amazon Merch & POD Sites
I’m currently putting together a master list of over 1000 profitable niche and micro-niche ideas for t-shirts and other merch style products. It’s going to take some time to do, so in the meantime, I’m going to share what is probably the most profitable niche for 2020 merch. It’s a pretty obvious one, but I’m […]
Increase Amazon Merch, Etsy & POD Sales w/Affiliate Blogs
This is a cool little project I decided to test out a couple of years ago to see if I could drive any additional sales to my Amazon Merch t-shirts. I had a lot going on when I first started it, but was able to throw a few posts up that generated some income pretty […]
Is Printify Premium Worth the Price?
If you haven’t read my Printful vs Printify post yet, you might want to check that out to help you understand the numbers to determine if the price of Printify Premium is worth it for you or not. I’m going to assume any person reading this article is not a huge company looking for the […]
Best Amazon Merch Alternatives (And How to Submit to them All Fast)
There really is no reason to limit yourself to just one POD platform. If you’re waiting for Amazon to approve you or if you have a collection of designs you want more money from, here are some of the best alternatives to Amazon Merch that I’ve used over the last few years. I used to […]
Top Paid and Free Tshirt Design Sites, Tools & Apps for Merch
I have a growing t-shirt and merch business where I “design” apparel and other merch like mugs and iPhone cases. I have a little secret though…I have no idea how to design any of it. My Photoshop and Illustrator skills are extremely limited. Sure I can crop an image and change the color of a […]
Printify vs Prinftul – Why Not Both?
At the time of this writing, I currently have 3 Etsy stores and 1 Shopify store. All of the items are print on demand. The majority of them are tee shirts and mugs. Then there is a smattering of other apparel like hoodies, v-necks, and tank tops. Printful has been my print provider since I […]
How I’m Prepping for Q4
Q4 Baby!! Its almost that time of year when Pretty Merch rings all day and Etsy customers start blowing up my inbox. I can’t wait! Last year I didn’t really prepare for the fourth quarter and I definitely left a lot of money on the table. This year I’m going into it with more of […]