I'm about to show you one of the fastest and easiest ways to create amazing text-based T-shirt designs for Merch by Amazon. When you use Word Swag for Amazon Merch that you create it is literally just typing in the saying you want, choosing a design, and exporting a photo to use on a shirt.
The Word Swag app itself is a couple of bucks and only works on the iPhone and Android phones for now, but man… it is so easy to make shirts with it.
Here's how you do it.
All Parts in the How to Sell on Merch By Amazon Series
- Part 1: How to Find Creative Ideas for Merch By Amazon
- Part 2: How to Find Keywords for Merch by Amazon
- Part 3: How to start Merch by Amazon with Some Free Tools
- Part 4: Design for Merch by Amazon
- Part 5: Design with Gimp for Merch by Amazon
- Part 6: Using Picmonkey for T-Shirt Designs
- Part 7: Using Word Swag for Amazon Merch
- Part 8: Merch by Amazon Gimp Tutorial
☐ 1. Open WordSwag application
On your mobile phone, open the WordSwag app. Tap on the photos icon to create a canvas.
☐ 2. Create transparent canvas
Tap on “Transparent Background” to create a canvas with a transparent background.
WordSwag will ask you to confirm if you want your image to be saved with a transparent background. Tap on “Okay!”.
☐ 3. Edit text
Double tap on where it says to change the text.
Type in the text you want in your design. Tap on “Save & Close”.
☐ 4. Choose text style
There's a wide variety of text styles to choose from. Just swipe and select a style from the bottom tray to preview your text in the desired style.
☐ 5. Save your design
Once you've selected a style, tap on “Save” on the upper right corner of your screen.
Tap on “OK”.
☐ 6. Transfer image to computer
To transfer your image to your computer, you can do connect your mobile phone to your computer and transfer the files.
You can also email the image to yourself. Upon saving, tap on “Share”.
Tap on the Gmail option.
Send the email to your own email address.
And bam… that's how you use Word Swag for Amazon Merch creation. Now get out there and start making a ton of T-shirts!