BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spreadshirt, the print on-demand e-commerce platform for spreading ideas on something tangible, overhauled their commission structure mid last year to make the payout larger for Sellers. The changes take full effect in calendar year 2017 and have created record-breaking opportunities for top Sellers to earn over $1 million per year, selling their merchandise on over 200 products - from t-shirts to phone cases and everything in between. To date, Spreadshirt has paid out over $70 million in commissions making their model the most rewarding and lucrative structure in the global print on demand industry.
Spreadshirt Sellers are able to earn over 60% of the product price, so their potential earnings surpass the payout of global competitors like Amazon, Zazzle, and CustomInk. A typical Seller with a $20 t-shirt will receive over $7 in commission with Spreadshirt, as contrasted with the $4 commission from CafePress. Over 9 million visitors come to the Spreadshirt platform per month, as it allows creative designers, entrepreneurs, and money dreamers an opportunity to earn money from a lucrative and easy side hustle. The award-wining platform makes merchandising easy and risk-free by eliminating the stress and taking care of all handling, printing, delivery and customer service.
“Spreadshirt is all about spreading entrepreneurism by making the sharing of ideas fun, fast, and profitable,” said Hugo Smoter, Chief Commercial Officer at Spreadshirt. “We work with everyone from creative designers and social influencers from all genres like gaming, YouTubers, entertainment, and non-profits. Over the last few years, we have invested heavily into the platform to make the Seller experience great, reward our partners quickly, and pay them more than anyone in the industry. We want everyone with a creative idea to come to the Spreadshirt platform and monetize their designs.”
Sellers can earn money in over 18 countries through three points of sale – marketplaces including external platforms like Amazon or eBay, white-label e-commerce shops or the create-your-own technology. Last year featured an impressive group of international sellers; they benchmarked some impressive stats with the top earner pulling in $800,000 and each in the top 30 earned over $50,000 in commission. In 2016, the top sellers were from Germany, the U.S., Austria, Finland, France, Canada, Iceland, and Cyprus. The Spreadshirt top earners are expected to break the $1 million mark this year.
The Spreadshirt platform offers a great alternative income that allows anyone the option to keep a day job or the freedom to follow a passion - or both. Patricia Keller, creator of Global Couture, is a Spreadshirt active Seller, and one of the 30 top selling U.S. partners. She turned to the platform three years ago to share her passion for global travel and fashion with her designs that are inspired to celebrate black culture, which has resulted in selling over 10,000 products.
“Spreadshirt freed up my life by giving me a great opportunity to restructure my business and expand by entrepreneurial endeavors. The process is simple and enjoyable - the platform tracks numbers and I have time to create fun designs and set my own commission rate. At first, I was not as confident and set the rate low, but as the designs sold and the new structure was put in place, I changed the rate and it has worked out well. This income stream allows me the freedom to travel and create from anywhere and I can upload new designs whenever and wherever I am inspired. Global Couture as powered by Spreadshirt, has allowed me to focus on my life rather than exchanging work for dollars.”
Spreadshirt encourages everyone to follow their merchandising dreams and let the platform power new income streams with some serious green.
Spreadshirt, an innovative global e-commerce platform for print-on-demand apparel and accessories, empowers everyone to easily buy, sell, create and share their ideas on over 175 different products. Examples of spreading it with Spreadshirt include social influencers from all genres such as gaming, YouTube creators, entertainment, non-profit organizations and over 70,000 selling Partners.
Founded in 2002, Spreadshirt is active in 18 markets, available in 12 languages, and operates five global production sites. In 2015, Spreadshirt hit global revenue of approximately $105 million, printed more than 3.6 million items, and shipped to 180 countries.