Episodes

Income Report October 2019: $1,015 Profit with Print on Demand

11/23/2019
In this episode I discuss October's results, Q4 prep, getting more Shopify sales (woo!), and life at $3/day on Etsy Ads. 🎓 Full Blog Post (w/ transcript) 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡 Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹 Watch on YouTube 🛍️ Sign up for Etsy 💸 Get 14 days of Shopify for free KEY RESOURCES 📈Monthly Income Reports I'm reviewing my actual income from every...

Duration:00:14:19

Income Report September 2019: $1,596 Profit with Print on Demand

11/22/2019
In this episode I discuss September's results, getting Shopify sales (woo!), and the effect of Etsy Ads in more detail. 🎓 Full Blog Post (w/ transcript) 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡 Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹 Watch on YouTube 🛍️ Sign up for Etsy for free 💸 Get 14 days of Shopify for free KEY RESOURCES 📈Monthly Income Reports I'm reviewing my actual income from...

Duration:00:14:13

Etsy Ads - 10 Reasons Why I'm Slashing my Etsy Ads Budget (And You Should Too!)

9/29/2019
Etsy Ads are here, and In this episode I share 10 reasons why you should seriously consider reducing your Etsy Ads budget. In this episode I show you my own data based on thousands of dollars of ad spend to shed insight into what's really going on with Etsy Ads. 🎓 Full Blog Post (w/ transcript) 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡 Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹 Watch on...

Duration:00:29:45

Google Analytics for Etsy SEO: Connect your Etsy Store to Google Analytics in under 10 Minutes

9/23/2019
Connect Etsy with Google Analytics in under 10 minutes. I'lll show you the step by step process in addition to sharing some of my own google analytics data! 🎓 Merchlifestyle.com tutorial 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡 Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹This episode is now live on YouTube as well! 🛍️Sign up for Etsy for free here! 💸Get 14 days of Shopify for free here KEY...

Duration:00:07:58

Income Report August 2019: How I earned $2,617 in profit with Etsy & Print on Demand

9/22/2019
In this episode I walk through my August income report so you can learn what went right and what went wrong! 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡 Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹This episode is now live on YouTube as well! 🛍️Sign up for Etsy for free here! 💸Get 14 days of Shopify for free here KEY RESOURCES 📈Monthly Income Reports I'm reviewing my actual income from every Print...

Duration:00:18:17

Print on Demand Income Report 💸 Q2 2019 | $1,850+ profit on Etsy w/ new Promoted Listings strategy

7/5/2019
In this episode I walk through my Q2 income report and a new strategy I'm implementing via Etsy promoted listings. 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹This episode is now live on YouTube as well! 🛍️Sign up for Etsy for free here! 💸Get 14 days of Shopify for free here KEY RESOURCES 📈Monthly Income Reports I'm reviewing my actual income from every...

Duration:00:11:21

Etsy vs. Shopify | Pros & Cons | Which is right for you?

6/8/2019
In this episode I walk through the differences between Etsy and Shopify, break down pros and cons, and recommend what might be best for you! 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹This episode is now live on YouTube as well! 🛍️Sign up for Etsy for free here! 💸Get 14 days of Shopify for free here KEY RESOURCES 📈Monthly Income Reports I'm reviewing...

Duration:00:25:23

Feb + March 2019 Income Report | $2,700+ Profit

6/8/2019
In this episode I break down how February and March turned out! 🙏 Do me a quick favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹This episode is now live on YouTube as well! KEY RESOURCES 📈Monthly Income Reports I'm reviewing my actual income from every Print on Demand (POD) platform 🤝Consulting I'll work with you on a specific action plan to grow your POD...

Duration:00:13:10

January 2019 Income Report | $2,100+ Profit

2/28/2019
In this episode I break down how I earned over $2,100 in January 2019 across multiple print on demand platforms. 🙏 Do me a favor and drop a review on iTunes, your feedback is very much appreciated! 💡Sign up for my free newsletter today and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! 📹This episode is now live on YouTube as well! KEY RESOURCES ⚖️Bench is helping me close my books each month so I can save time, do taxes right, and earn more with my business! Try it out today to get a...

Duration:00:21:43

RJ Martinez: Print on Demand Strategies for 2019

1/23/2019
RJ sits down for an interview about his experiences earning $6k+/mo across Merch, Etsy, Redbubble, and Spreadshirt. He's an accomplished community builder and has gained a reputation for educating about print on demand since the beginning. Tune in to see where his head is at going into 2019! 🐧You can find RJ on Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. ⚖️Bench is helping me close my books each month so I can save time, do taxes right, and earn more with my business! Try it out today to get a...

Duration:01:04:32

JJ Deakins Interview: How to Sell Your Merch by Amazon Business

1/20/2019
In this interview I'm joined by JJ Deakins, the former owner of a successful Merch by Amazon business. JJ walks through how he sold his business online and walked away with over $12k for it. If you're interested in learning more about what a Merch "exit" might look like, tune in for some helpful strategies and tips. 🐧You can find JJ on Twitter and Indie Hackers. 💲Here are a few other merch businesses that sold on Empire Flippers (sort by "Merch" and "sold") ⚖️Bench is helping me...

Duration:00:53:53

December 2018 Income Report | $7,000+ Profit

1/5/2019
In this episode I review all of my print on demand income for December 2018, in which I broke through my goal and earned over $7k! In this episode you'll learn which platforms and strategies helped me get there, with tips for you to grow your business smarter and faster in 2019. ⚖️Bench is helping me close my books each month so I can save time, do taxes right, and earn more with my business! Try it out today to get a free month of bookkeeping for your POD business, and an extra free...

Duration:00:28:43

Tejus Patel Interview: 100% Passive POD Income & Amazon Fulfilled by Merchant Strategies

12/18/2018
I sit down with Merch Lifestyle OG (guest #2), Tejus Patel, to chat about his print on demand portfolio (Merch, Redbubble, and Etsy) and how passive his passive income truly is! He shares the success ($~2500/mo) that has allowed him to quit his job and focus on growing his POD businesses, as well as his new fulfilled by merchant Amazon strategies. ⚖️Bench is helping me close my books each month so I can save time, do taxes right, and earn more with my business! Try it out today to get a...

Duration:01:02:14

My Etsy Promoted Listings Strategy | How to Run Profitable Etsy Ads

12/17/2018
Learn how to optimize your promoted listings on Etsy to drive extra profit to your Etsy stores. I share examples & screenshots from my stores and walk you through exactly how to set up & test promoted listings for yourself. If you're not using Etsy promoted listings on your store, you're missing out! ⚖️Bench is helping me close my books each month so I can save time, do taxes right, and earn more with my business! Try it out today to get a free month of bookkeeping for your POD business,...

Duration:00:14:20

November 2018 Income Report – A New Record! | Merch Lifestyle 041

12/8/2018
Spencer shares the results of his most profitable month yet and introduces a big change to Merch Lifestyle. Listen in to see what worked this month and helped boost profits significantly. Sign up for our newsletter and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! Monthly Income ReportsConsultingPatreon & POD Exclusive Slack Group I’m scaling my POD businesses faster with MerchAlong. Save time and money by uploading designs to Merch By Amazon (and other POD sites) with the click of a button....

Duration:00:29:26

October 2018 Income Report | Merch Lifestyle 040

11/22/2018
Spencer and Shannon recap the haul from October and chat about where POD is heading going into 2019. Spencer shares some insights along the way about new marketing strategies he’s trying out as well. Listen in to see how much the boys earned, what worked, and what didn’t! Sign up for our newsletter and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! Monthly Income ReportsConsultingPatreon & POD Exclusive Slack Group We’re scaling our online businesses faster with MerchAlong. Save time and money by...

Duration:00:39:19

Data Driven Graphics Tutorial | Merch Lifestyle 039

10/29/2018
Spencer walks you through how to use Photoshop and simple spreadsheets to quickly make scaled designs for your print on demand business. If you make scaled designs, this technique will save you a ton of time and money. Watch through to the end and learn how to work smarter, not harder! Here’s the video that I learned from, and my POD-specific tutorial video. Sign up for our newsletter and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! Monthly Income ReportsConsultingPatreon & POD Exclusive Slack...

Duration:00:18:38

September 2018 Income Report | Merch Lifestyle 038

10/14/2018
Spencer and Shannon are back in the saddle to recap how September went down. The guys share what they’ve been getting up to and why Merch Lifestyle has been a bit quiet as of late. Spencer has some big news and their discussion gets down to some harsh realities of solopreneur life. However, Merch Lifestyle isn’t going anywhere, and we’ve got a ton to do before Q4! Listen in to catch up! Sign up for our newsletter and get a free 50+ POD resources ebook! Monthly Income...

Duration:01:02:04

Talking Print on Demand Strategy with Benjamin Smith and Chris Bell | Merch Lifestyle 037

9/19/2018
Chris and Benjamin reached out and set up a really fun interview session this past week. The tables got flipped a little bit and Shannon and Spencer had a chance to take the interviewer’s seat for once! Topics covered include Merch by Amazon, setting up paid ads, Shannon and Spencers’ entrepreneurship stories, and growing your business outside of Merch by Amazon. Benjamin and Chris are giving a ton of value on their own channels, and we really recommend that you check them out and show some...

Duration:01:01:06

How to Build a Free Amazon Brand Storefront in under 15 Minutes | Merch Lifestyle 036

9/6/2018
Spencer shows you how easy and fast it is to build your own Amazon brand storefront via Amazon Advertising (formerly AMS). Your first step is to sign up for Amazon Advertising. Neil @ MerchInformer has a great article about how to do this: https://merchinformer.com/ultimate-ams-amazon-marketing-services-guide-to-marketing-your-merch/ Brand stores are a valuable tool if you’re selling on Amazon because I believe it can increase conversion, allow you to cross-promote your own products (not...

Duration:00:14:07