The concept of a print-on-demand (POD) business is appealing: no minimum order quantities, no need to take inventory, very little setup costs and lots of success stories.
Who wouldn't want to try? If blank canvases aren't your thing and you really want to try running a POD online store in 2020, this simple how-to guide is for you. Follow our steps, from finding a profitable product niche to marketing your products and you'll be a POD entrepreneur in no time.
Follow the article to the end because we have a surprise for you
1 find a profitable niche
Choosing an entable niche is the most important challenge you will face in your ecommerce journey.
A smart thing to do would be to take a look at the top selling products of 2018, 2019, 2020. And if you take the time to dive into the details, you might discover some new trends that are only wavering on the popularity of mass - exactly what you want.
The best places to start your search:
Amazon's Bestselling Products
eBay’s Trending Products
Etsy’s Bestselling Items
Google Trends is a very useful tool for quickly gauging the popularity of any topic, as it shows search queries in different regions and languages from year to year.
2. Create designe
For this I invite you to use an easy, free and efficient software: inkscape
3. Build your print-on-demand business
There are dozens of platforms to create your POD business for free. From my experience I quote:
You also find other platforms that may interest you