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Merch advice

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by _basilisk_, Jul 31, 2017.

  1. _basilisk_

    _basilisk_ Newbie

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    What's up my fellow hustlers,

    So in addition to Kindle ebooks (wish book uplift was still around) and amazon affiliate sites, I have decided to start using my merch account. I use merch informer , jungle scout , unicorn smasher to help research niches and look up BSR. I only have 3 out of 10 designs up so far , but I'll get it filled up within the week. What I am looking for is advice on marketing , niche selection , and Merch informer tips (have alrdy talked to @antichrist who directed me to some vids,watched them but I want more). So...

    1)how do you market or drive traffic to your shirts? I am thinking fiverr maybe...I would go fully organic but I'd like to push out of tier 10 asap.

    2)how do you select your niches? I use informer for a lot for this... I aim for A,B, or C competition and BSR between100k-300k. Typically with a design that I feel is weak (monotone and/or only type). What I am worried about is my SEO, most ppl seem to just cram it all full of keywords and it doesn't even read properly. But often enough it's these overstuffed listingso that seem to be on top. Also I notice that my listings don't even show up in Google ( this really worries me ) , but they show in my preferred search engine (duckduckgo).

    3) I've read every blog post and watched every video on Merch informer. Looking for any additional vids , sites , blogs , etc. that ppl recommend.

    Thanks for reading my long af post. Feel free to PM me or post here

    _bas
     
  2. jeffro89

    jeffro89 Regular Member

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    Also interested in this, working my way out of tier 10 bit by bit
     
  3. tonlilaz

    tonlilaz Executive VIP

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    start a youtube or instagram account that features your merch....perhaps look for brand ambassadors on instagram to pitch your merch to their fans.
     
  4. charvak

    charvak Registered Member

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    I am an experienced MBA . We are a group of designers and helped people to go beyond 2000 tiers.

    Let me tell you some pointer which will help you in achieving your goal.

    1. Merch By Amazon is not " getting rich overnight". It is a Business and you should treat it as Business.

    2. MBA is basically number game and if you seriously want to earn around 4-5 figure income then your goal must be 2000 tier.

    3. Amazon will cut off your daily quota if you do not upload daily and fulfils the daily quota given.

    4. Overcoming 1st tier of 10 and 25 is most difficult and require much patience.

    5. Be member of Facebook groups where you can interact with like minded people.

    6. Learn designing and Amazon search algorithm ( it is not difficult ) OR If you don't have time and inclination then prepare to spend lot on designing.

    8. Be extremely carful with Trademark/copyright. Your account will be terminated in no time and amazon won't listen.

    7. Don't expect immediate sale. So, don't delete the design that are not selling in short time. Some design may get sale in 90 days after which Amazon will automatically remove it.

    These are my two cents.

    Stop researching and Start uploading designs immediately. You will learn lot by trial and error.

    All the best for your MBA journey.