• Your Amazon Merch designs will be deleted

    Your Amazon Merch designs will be deleted

    Your Amazon Merch designs will be deleted and that is a good thing. Last year I started with Amazon Merch, a new print on demand platform. Since Amazon has more than sixty million Amazon Prime account (and counting), that makes Amazon Merch a great opportunity for anyone who’s looking for a large audience. If only […]

  • Struggling curating stale products in Zazzle shops

    Struggling curating stale products in Zazzle shops

    At the moment I’m struggling curating my stale products in all of my Zazzle shops. Zazzle itself made changes in its policy regarding stale product. Not anymore six months without views and sales, but a generous fifteen months. Zazzle had quite some trouble to get the views count fixed, daily counts were useless and counts […]

  • Spring cleaning and culling products

    Spring cleaning and culling products

    Spring cleaning is something you need to do every year. This means also for my Zazzle shops. One of the shops does not perform at all, so it is selected for an experiment. Until now I mainly used the “quick create” tool of Zazzle. With mixed results. This is a handy tool to apply a […]

  • Takeda kamon and Oda mon revisited

    Takeda kamon and Oda mon revisited

    I want to add more historical Tokugawa Shogunate kamon designs and I start with the Takeda kamon. And besides that I had an old design of the Oda Kamon which needed rework. My new kamon of the famous Takeda clan from the Sengoku period. The most famous Takeda member is Takeda Shingen who fought in […]

  • Control your Life and Business by Creating Value

    Control your Life and Business by Creating Value

    Owning a small business is all about creating value. You’ll hear entrepreneur’s often put a lot of emphasis on creating value. Without it their business won’t have a reason for existing. But what do they mean with value. Many of us work for big companies, like I do. Deep inside a large hierarchy it is […]