Trying Different Platforms – Etsy and Redbubble

Grandpa's Tees

In the long run, I hope ​Merch by Amazon will be my primary platform for selling t-shirts on the Internet. So far it has been a slow process getting started there though. I am still on tier 10 and, from what I read, it may take months to begin getting sales. That’s why I need […]

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A Couple Replacement T-Shirts on Merch By Amazon

iPhone Case

​I am still experimenting and learning the print on demand business. Since i am limited to only 10 shirts on Merch by Amazon right now, that means I have to delete some and replace them with others to, hopefully, get noticed.  One technique I am still learning is finding profitable ​printable niches. Here are a couple […]

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Several More T-Shirt Designs

Love My Granddaughter

​The design process continues. I am still stuck in the ​10 tier on Merch By Amazon so my emphasis is on trying to get shirts that sell on there. With Teespring, the number of shirts is no issue so this is where most of me new designs are going right now. The first two designs are […]

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New Designs – Mostly Teespring

Ancestors Tote

​Here are some of my latest t-shirt and other printed on demand designs. Since my Merch By Amazon tier is full, these are mostly from Teespring. I did delete a design from Amazon and replace ​it with different ones so I will show th​at ​first.​I would rather have switched the words Mom and Boss but […]

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Merch Informer – I Made The Leap

Merch Informer Search

​From the very first day I started looking into Merch By Amazon, I have seen the software Merch Informer mentioned. I seems to be used by almost every serious Merch user. It is THE tool used for researching niches and t-shirt ideas.​I knew I wanted it but I thought I should but off the purchase […]

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First Merch By Amazon Sale!

I Collect Dead Relatives

​It happened! When I checked my Merch By Amazon dashboard today I saw the number 3 not 2 in the sales column. It had been 2 for a few days because of the shirts that I bought. I mentioned that purchase in my last post.​It was a thrill to see that someone actually liked one […]

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My First T-Shirt Designs

Home Sweet Planet Dark

​Here are my first attempts at t-shirt design. They might not be great but they taught me a lot about using Photoshop to create designs that meet the requirements of the marketing platforms.​The First Two T-Shirts I Made​I used my own hobbies of aviation and genealogy to create my first two t-shirt designs. These went […]

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Learning About Merch By Amazon

Resources

​To make my print on demand business successful, I have to learn how to get the most out of Merch By Amazon. It is ​going to be my primary print on demand service ​so it is important that I master it. One of my April goals it to find good resources for my study. Here […]

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Welcome To Grandpa’s Tees!

Welcome

​Hi Everyone! This is the first post on my new Grandpa’s Tees website. I want to let you know what the site is all about and my plans for it. My name is Tom and I am the Grandpa in Grandpa’s Tees. I have been retired for a few years now and have made some attempts at […]

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