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How utilizing customer selfies can increase your merch sales [VIDEO]

Social proof is an important marketing tool, especially when it comes to online shopping. Social proof normally includes user-generated content like customer testimonials, case studies, online reviews, etc.  Considering 84% of millennials are likely to be influenced into making a purchase based on user-generated content (social proof) it’s clear just how powerful social proof can be! 

Many successful Teespring users incorporate social proof into their promotional efforts by collecting and sharing customer photos. Photos of happy buyers wearing your merch can generate excitement and interest, as well as affirm the value and quality of the products you’re selling. This content also functions as positive reviews of your products and sharing them is an engaging way of generating trust in your brand. Not only this, but it can also bring your community together and lead to more sales in the future!  

Check out our video and complete guide below for examples of how creators are using social proof to leverage more merch sales—get inspired and try them out for yourself!


4 responses to “How utilizing customer selfies can increase your merch sales [VIDEO]

  1. Evan says:

    Why is it your shipping costs say 4.99 for the first item and 2.00 for each additional item but when I put 2 shirts in my cart it charges me full price on both items?

    1. Luiza Jordan says:

      Hey there, are you trying to order samples? Currently you’re able to order samples from one listing at time. Shipping costs are based on where the product is produced. Some items are printed and shipped from different facilities. We know this isn’t ideal and are working on a solution!

  2. Tyler Green says:

    Is there a way that I can directly communicate with a customer after they order one of my products? I don’t see a way to view any of my buyer’s information or contact them in any way.

    1. Luiza Jordan says:

      You can access buyer emails in the messages section of your account (learn more). Keep in mind buyers must opt-in to receive messaging in order for you to access their email. Otherwise you can use the buyer message tool.

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