Musician website building platform Bandzoogle and on-demand printing service Printful have recently teamed up to facilitate artists with their merchandise production and sale. This integration enables users to avail a new direct-to-fan option from the commission-free sales tools.
“Our mandate is to help artists generate revenue for their careers by monetizing their websites. Merch sales have been the biggest group of sales items for our members, and print-on-demand offers another great option for artists to sell merch directly to their fans with no upfront costs, and no inventory to store.” — Stacey Bedford, CEO at Bandzoogle
How Does It Work?
Bandzoogle pro plan members can now easily create items at Printful, then connect their Bandzoogle store to sell customized print-on-demand merchandise products directly to their fans from the website. Bands/artists can pick from over 200 custom merch items available through Printful to display on their Bandzoogle website alongside their other music and merch offerings, and fans can directly buy their favorite items from the website.
Once the artists have set up their Printful accounts with merch, they need to add the API key to the Printful tab in the Bandzoogle store. This will import their Printful items, giving them the access to add any of them as products, directly into the store.
Pretty simple, isn’t it?
How Will This Bandzoogle & Print-ful Integration Benefit Musicians?
Free Of Investment and Inventory
The advent of this direct-to-fan tool will keep the tension of affording upfront fees and managing inventory at bay. With print-on-demand production, a merch item is only printed when a fan orders it.
No Monthly Fees And Minimum Amounts
There is no issue of ordering minimum amounts or bearing monthly fees. Indeed, this integration should be a great relief for the musicians, especially those from the independent territory. Plus, Bandzoogle doesn’t take any commission on artists’ sales. Musicians only pay Printful when a fan buys an item from the store.
Hassle-Free Merch Creation And Delivery
Printful lets artists make custom printed or embroidered products on-demand, choosing from over 200 items (from clothes to printed materials and accessories to home and living products). When a fan places an order, Printful then fulfills and ships the order on behalf of the artists.
Seamless Integration Into Bandzoogle Site
Integrating impeccably into users’ Bandzoogle store alongside other music and merch, Printful gives musicians a comfortable and user-friendly environment to access this print-on-demand feature.
In this Covid-19-ridden world, selling merch has undoubtedly become the key earning source for the musicians. And this integration has blessed the musicians with a new resource to sort out their merch creation and sale.
Check the video below to have further insights into this collaboration.
You may also check Bandzoogle’s Music Publicity Webinar, where Cyber PR President Ariel Hyatt was a guest.