You can have the coolest Naruto Merch on the planet, yet what’s the utilization of having it on the off chance that you can’t sell it? Follow these tips and your merchandise will be taking off the table in a matter of moments!
- Set A Light On It!
Settings/Clubs/Bars are dull regions. Having a light on your table assists with standing out and makes individuals need to look at what you are advertising.
- Make an Interesting Merch Display!
Get inventive with how you present your merchandise. Probably the coolest arrangement we have at any point seen was for the acoustic band, The Apathy Eulogy. They set their merchandise up in one of a kind bags. It gave their merchandise a non mainstream, practically bohemian feel, which tied in pleasantly with their music.
Here are a few different tips that could make your merchandise show really fascinating:
-Utilize advanced photo placements to show evaluating.
-Use props like trunks, plants, life sized models, and so forth
-Set up wire racks behind your table to hang shirts on.
-Organize your CD’s into pyramids.
- Group Your Merch Together!
Rather than selling your CDs, stickers, shirts, and so forth independently, take a stab at packaging them together for a little markdown. For instance, in the event that you sell your CD for $10 and shirt for $15, offer both for $20. This will make your fans buy more than they may typically.
- Publicize Your Merch From the Stage!
While you are as yet in front of an audience and have everybody’s consideration, remember to specify your merchandise. Likewise, let individuals know that you will be at your merchandise table just after you get off stage so they know where to track down you.
- Meet Your Fans at The Table!
At the point when you get off the stage, fans generally need to converse with you. Rather than meeting your fans at the front of the stage, return to your merchandise table. Converse with your fans there. This builds the possibility making a deal.
Generally, there is a race to get your gear off the stage before the following band begins. Before you go in front of an audience, assign a couple of musicians to be liable for the hardware. This will permit something like one individual in the band to go to the merchandise table.
- Acknowledge Credit/Debit Cards!
Let’s be honest: We are just about a credit only economy. Try not to miss out on deals since you just acknowledge cash. There are a ton of applications out there right now that permit you to deal with credit/charge card exchanges directly through your telephone.
On the off chance that you don’t have a PDA, another choice is to simply utilize a PC where wifi is accessible and run exchanges through a PayPal account.
- Offer Something For Free!
Continuously have something allowed to offer to your fans. You don’t need your free thing to cost in excess of a couple of pennies each so we would suggest passing out little stickers, pens, key chains, and so on with your band name on it.
Another incredible choice is to print up music download cards with an example of your music and hand them out free of charge. For cards permit fans to download your tunes and set them on their iPod, Zune, and so forth You can get these cards from organizations like our own, Distrophonix for around $99 for 1000.
The following are two ideas
-For any individual who visits your merchandise table, give out something for nothing. Even better, utilize the free thing as a motivator for them to pursue your mailing list.
-Toward the finish of the show hand out free download cards, stickers, and so forth to individuals as they leave. The objective of this is to ensure that everybody leaving the show has a fond memory. This will assist you with developing your fan base and sell more merchandise later on.