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eBook: How to easily Report Your Stolen Zazzle Designs to Amazon.com by Christine aka stine1

eBook: How to easily Report Your Stolen Zazzle Designs to Amazon.com by Christine aka stine1

Are you a designer on Zazzle, Society6, Cafepress, Design by Humans or any other print on demand shops and a victim of blatant (often Chinese) copycats who sell cheap items with your original designs on Amazon.com? Many of us are affected – if not most! It happens with our most popular designs and our least popular designs alike. Anyone can be their victim and Amazon does little to help us.
Society6 and Cafepress do nothing to help us either. As far as I know, Zazzle is the only print-on-demand website that really cares and tries to help their designers with more than useless watermarks. They have understood that these cheap (and I mean CHEAP in both quality and price) copies also hurt Zazzle’s reputation and earnings. We are not alone in this battle! Zazzle has even managed to make the process of reporting copied designs a bit easier for us, there is no need to repeatedly fill out Amazon.com’s online form over and over again.
I am writing this manual on how to find unwanted copies, how to easily report those copies and what else there is to do so that you can fight back. Be warned, it will be tedious and annoying – even with an easy process like this. You might even cry because it seems to be impossible to solve this but do remember: The worst is to not even try it!

Buy it on Smashwords in all kinds of formats (even PDF!) or directly on Amazon.com.

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Do you own an Amazon Kindle? Check out this great offer – only available for a limited time!

Another Christmas present from me to my fellow Zazzle sellers. If you want to know what I am doing to promote my Zazzle products and how I managed to skyrocket my earnings, you should check out my eBookEffective but FREE marketing for your Zazzle shop and products“.

With detailed step-to-step explanations and background knowledge, I am telling you some Zazzle secrets 🙂 Find out how to sell more without spending a cent! All my marketing ideas and means are FREE forever and work for everyone.

The regular price on Amazon and Smashwords is $4.99 but I have now reduced the price on Amazon for a limited time only! Now it’s only $1.99 ($2.05 with VAT included). I think, thou shalt not miss that ;-P

Check out the official Kindle version on Amazon here (link opens in a new tab).

Or check out this article to find out about my Smashwords coupon:

Searching for a Christmas Gift for a Zazzle Seller?

And to give you an idea about what I am writing, why not check out this FREE chapter from my eBook right away?

Free Chapter From My Zazzle Ebook (Chapter 5)

Have a merry Christmas and a LOT of sales!

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Since Christmas is approaching extremely fast, I thought it might be nice to share one chapter from my Zazzle eBook with you. Totally free of charge, I hope you enjoy it!

Effective but FREE marketing for your Zazzle shop and products

Chapter 5: Zazzle Itself

What other website would be better for promoting your items than Zazzle itself? The basic goal for a fairly new shop should be to get your shop and your designs noticed. That is why I consider it utterly important to browse around other shops. Maybe you find them while browsing interesting products or while checking potential topics and tags (or rather your “competitors”). If you like a store, why not show that like by clicking the “thumb up” for that store?

Most stores have this feature activated and when you like a store, you are also asked whether you would like to be informed about new products. It is up to you to use this feature or not. I have it activated. When receiving the daily (or weekly/monthly) newsletter, I take a look at the new products and when I like a design, I go there and also click the button on the product page. Sometimes I also leave a comment on a new product to show the Zazzler that I apprechiate his/her work.

Now you might be asking yourself how this will help you.

That’s pretty easy: When you like a shop or item, the Zazzle member will receive an email notifying him/her about it and the chances are always high that you will receive a “like” and/or comment in return! The more people like your shop and your items, the more popular you and your designs will get. Perfect for our goal!

So, why don’t you start with liking my Zazzle shop?

http://www.zazzle.com/stineshop

My eBook is available to buy at Smashwords and Amazon here:

 

Searching for a Christmas gift for a Zazzle seller or a way to treat yourself?

Christmas presents are hard to find. If you like to get a present for a Zazzle seller or if you want to treat yourself, why not buy my eBook?

It’s about effective marketing for your Zazzle shop and products. And best of all: all marketing means are free to use for everyone!

To make it even better, the coupon code XW24Q will give you a 33% discount. Discounts on Smashwords are easy to create and make everyone happy *lol*

Giving out these coupon codes is a great way to increase sales, don’t you think?

Within 3 months, I have sold over 10 copies of my eBook and that is more than I had expected. Smashwords made it really easy to publish my eBook. It is way better than Amazon!

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Many Zazzle sellers and affiliates fail to get many sales to earn them decent money. Read this article to receive some help.

Zazzle is an international print-on-demand service. You can shop millions of great gift ideas and presents. But they also let you design your own items with your photos or art on them and then you can sell them in a free shop. You earn royalty for every sale of your own products or 15% when you refer any sale as their affiliate.

Zazzle Stamps (Photo credit: qthrul)

I am actively designing and selling on Zazzle for less than one year and have several sales per week. My articles and blog entries on Triond or my blog Zizzling Zazzle are my proof that you can earn a decent amount without having much to do.

Many Zazzlers keep asking me what I am doing and what they need to do to increase sales and earnings on Zazzle. I have written some articles about it and I have also written my first pretty comprehensive eBook that might help you, too!

It is available on Amazon for the Kindle and on Smashwords in many more formats:

Effective but FREE marketing for your Zazzle shop and products

The good thing about my method is that it is absolutely FREE but EFFECTIVE! Before I thought about promoting my work the way I promote it now, I had maybe one sale per month. Now I have several per week and sometimes even one or more per day!

Isn’t this cool?

The second good thing about my method is that everyone can do it! You don’t need much time, you don’t have to invest any money. E with 5 minutes per day, you should be able to see an increase very soon. Furthermore, the eBook is written for everyone to understand it. I write about things everyone can do. If you have signed up for Zazzle and have already created one or a few items, then you have all it takes to understand my eBook! You don’t need to be an IT expert.

Here are some excerpts from reviews that I have received:

“So much information, clearly stated and easy to follow, I am going to use these tips to help promote my zazzle shop.” Review by: Diane H

“This book is very good for a beginner or one that has yet to figuring out how to market themselves.” Review by: Tina Shaskus

“Making a store on zazzle is very easy, but if you don’t know what to do next, what’s the point? Even for a beginner, such as myself, this book is very easy to follow. In this first book, she walks you through the steps to help make your store successful. Drawing on her own experiences, this book will help guide you on the best ways to promote your products.” Review by: Ann LaMar

And do you know what’s absolutely BEST about my eBook? It does not only work with Zazzle products! It does also work with Cafepress, Etsy, FineArtAmerica, RedBubble, Society6 and every other shop you want to promote!

Image via CrunchBase

Image via CrunchBase

 

 

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