Digital art is the distinctive creative art that can be produced using digital technology. Designers and Artists produce digital artwork using Laptops, PC, Tabs, or Mobiles.
If you are wondering whether you can sell digital art on Amazon then the simple answer is yes, you can sell your artistic piece on Amazon Merch on Demand.
Merch on Demand is Amazon’s platform for designers and artists to produce, list their artwork, and earn royalties from Amazon through selling digital art.
How does Amazon Merch works?
Amazon Merch works as a print-on-demand marketplace where you and other sellers produce digital art and promote artistic merchandise on different channels such as blogs or social media handles.
Sellers just need to supply the artwork and Amazon takes the responsibility for printing, sales, and shipping.
Types of Product Amazon Merch Sales
Seller produces digital art and then choose products on which they need Amazon to print their artwork. There are several products that you can use for your artwork and these are as follows,
- Standard T-Shirt
- Long Sleeve T-Shirt
- Pullover Hoodie
- Zip Hoodie
- Tank Top
- Raglan Shirt
- PopSockets Grip
- Phone Case
- Tote Bag
- Throw Pillow (16in, 18in)
Amazon merch prints your artwork on the above products and delivers whenever an order is received for your artwork merchandise.
You as an artist are advised to comply with Amazon Merch content policy while producing digital art to sell on Amazon merch.
If an artist is not complying with the content policies then Amazon can suspend an account and remove listings therefore you need to understand what are Amazon’s Merch content policies. You can find content policies by clicking here
How Much Can You Earn Selling Digital Art on Amazon?
You earn a royalty on each unit by selling digital art on Amazon merch. Amazon prints your digital artwork on the product that you have already selected and then delivers it to the customer.
From the revenue, the seller receives a royalty as a percentage of revenue which is not fixed as it depends upon the purchase price of the product.
Remember there is a base price of Amazon merch which includes the following,
- Customer service
- Amazon resources to detect and prevent fraud
- Applicable taxes
If the price is not above the base price then you will not earn a royalty for that product.
Different regions have different royalty structures. You can understand this royalty structure with an example given by Amazon.
How to sign up as a seller on Amazon Merch?
You just need to click here to start the signup process for Amazon Merch.
- Click on Sign up which will require you to sign in to your existing seller central account if you have one.
- After signing in you need to agree to the service agreement of Amazon merch and then click next
- Click continue when it shows the requirements such as business contact information, bank account, and tax information
- After this, it will ask you to set up 2-step verification to secure your account
- Then you need to add business contact information, bank account, and tax information
Signing up is not enough on Amazon merch as all the artists are required to request an account by filling out an Amazon merch questionnaire.
After filling out the questionnaire, you need to wait for a response from Amazon and that can be approved or rejected.
You can still reapply if you have been rejected before.
How Long Does Amazon Merch Review Take?
Amazon Merch review takes around 30 to 60 days in responding to your application. You should not send an application to Amazon Merch in busy seasons such as in quarter 4.
We recommend all artists apply in quarters 1 or 2. Responses are quicker in these times.
You can start selling on Amazon and being an artist you can join Amazon merch and start your business by selling digital art on Amazon Merch. If you would have any other queries, do let us know in the comments below.