@Helsic online websites like redbubble and zazzle are very crowded and hard to stand out. they're great if you have fandom related merch ideas (like Nintendo mash ups, star trek jokes) or if you can appeal to a big niche like people who like cats or dragons, queer flags, etc. otherwise original art gets like, no hits unless you have a huge existing following on social media sites
@Helsic I just found out about this higher profit method of running artist stores, I posted it on bird site here https://twitter.com/oceana1009/status/1005722690118877184
@AesAthena yeah and it's so hard to sell anything in the first place and so demoralizing when you sell a 30 dollars shirt and make like 3 dollars. occasionally I hear about an artist who can sell thousands of products a month this way and thus actually profit, but that seems pretty much the exception rather than the norm
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