How to start selling merch

Good artist merchandising is one of the pillars of becoming a successful music artist. We’ve pulled together six useful ideas for how to sell merch as an artist.

TikTok could soon be adding shopping to app

Options for in-app shopping are being tested by TikTok, letting brands sell merchandise directly from the platform.

LiveXLive to acquire Custom Personalization Solutions as they plan to expand into merchandise

Music streaming and live events platform LiveXLive are to acquire 100% of Illinois-based online merch and gift company Custom Personalization Solutions. LiveXLive are looking to expand into the merch business with their latest acquisition of…

TikTok partner with Teespring to integrate creator merch directly in the app

E-commerce platform Teespring team up with short video app TikTok for creators to offer apparel without having to leave the app. Teespring makes selling merchandise easy for creators. Simply create a design from their templates,…

Artists will soon be able to sell merch on Instagram

Instagram are updating their shopping options so that new creators and businesses will be able to sell through the social media app. Instagram are launching a new set of guidelines which allow a host of…

China’s video streaming platform Bilibili boast staggering numbers

Bilibili has been called China’s YouTube, with millions of content creators and users. Bilibili’s Q1 results show over 172 million monthly active users, a 70% year-on-year growth. Launching as a platform for a niche youth…

Billboard change how album sales are counted for merch bundles

Billboard have looked at the way they count album sales and changed the rules for how a sale is counted for merchandise bundles. Merchandise bundles have been causing a bit of a fuss in recent…

LyricFind’s eBay deal makes lyrics merch available everywhere

This Christmas, get your family’s favourite lyrics printed out on to a T-shirt or mug to show you truly care about them and their tacky aesthetic. LyricFind aren’t just in the business of licensing lyrics…

Sell your merch straight from your YouTube Channel with new in-built store

It’s been a long time coming but finally you will be able to sell your merchandise directly to viewers from your YouTube channel. At last week’s VidCon YouTube unveiled a bunch of new features that will create…

YouTube unveil new ways for creators to make money and launch videos

This year’s VidCon saw YouTube reveal a whole range of new ways that creators can connect with their fans, earn more for their work, and even build up hype for the launch of new videos….