T-Shirt Artist Interview - Anna-Maria Jung

Success As A T-Shirt Artist: An Interview With Anna-Maria Jung

Last Updated: December 18, 2019

Anna-Maria JungLearning from the success of others is essential if you want to fast-track your T-Shirt income – and I’m pleased to announce that one such succesful person has agreed to share their knowledge with us!

Anna-Maria Jung is a freelance illustrator (and self-confessed full-time nerd) who has been immersed in the online T-Shirt market since 2010, with considerable success.

She has had designs selected for the biggest online T-Shirt stores (Threadless, Teefury etc.) and has attracted over 10,000 followers on Facebook alone!

Anna-Maria was kind enough to answer some questions from myself – so read on for the knowledge bomb, and make sure you check out the links to her amazing blog at the bottom. (and of course follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for the latest!)

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10k A Month Selling T-Shirts Online

Zero To $10k A Month In Passive income from T-Shirts: 3 Key Principles

Last Updated: January 22, 2020

I’ve been selling T-Shirts online for 3 years.

In that time I’ve sold at least half a million dollars worth of T-Shirts.

In my first month (August 2013) I made about $50.

Last month (august 2016) I made $13k.

10K a Month T-Shirt Income

If you’re looking for a ‘get rich quick’ scheme then you’ve probably already gathered that this isn’t it. Three years is a long time – though I’m pretty sure that if you followed my steps and advice you could reach these numbers (or much better) within 2 years or even less.

So what’s the secret?

No secrets really, but there are a few key principles that have helped me, and I think they will help you.

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Copyright T-Shirt Design

Copyright and T-Shirts: An Introduction To Trademark And Intellectual Property For T-Shirt Designers

Last Updated: April 10, 2017

There is a lot of confusion around ‘copyright’ in the world of selling T-Shirts online.

  • Is it ok to create designs based on Movies, TV Shows or Bands?
  • What if I want to draw a celebrity, and sell that on a T-Shirt?
  • Do I need to register my work to make sure it is copyrighted?
  • What about Trademarks and Intellectual Property?

In this blog post I will clear up these questions and more, so that you’ll have a clear idea of what is ok (and what is not ok) when it comes to creating designs for T-Shirts, and selling them online.

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Where To Sell T-Shirts Online

Where Can You Sell T-Shirts Online? The Ultimate Guide To The Different Types Of Shirt Sites

Last Updated: January 22, 2020

As a newbie designer who wanted to sell T-Shirts online, I felt overwhelmed with the number of websites out there selling Tees.

There’s just so many to choose from!

Which ones have the highest royalties?

Which will bring the most sales?

Which ones have the biggest audiences?

Which ones are right for my style and my designs?

I wanted to make money selling T-Shirts online, but I didn’t really know where to start.

Well after 3+ years of trying and testing almost every T-Shirt site out there, I’ve found out a little about what works and what doesn’t.

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print on demand sites for artists

Redbubble, Society6, Teepublic? Which Print-on-Demand sites deliver the best income for T-Shirt designers?

Last Updated: January 22, 2020

I am currently 3 years into my print-on-demand T-Shirt ‘career’ (if you can even have such a thing).

In that time I have gone from one design on one site (Redbubble) to almost 1000 designs across several sites…and from $50 profit in my first month – to $7000 in the current month (July 2016).

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Merch by Amazon Invite

3 things to do while you wait for your Merch By Amazon invite

Last Updated: January 22, 2020

Nothing good ever comes from sitting on your ass.

So when your Merch by Amazon invite finally comes, will you be ready to hit the ground running?

Every new account gets just 25 design slots. Once you get an account you’ll want to fill those slots fast – because you want to make 25 sales as soon as possible – so you can tier up and get your royalties snowball rolling!

Contrary to what you might be hoping for, making sales on Merch By Amazon is far from guaranteed.

If you’ve never sold a T-Shirt online before, then you need a plan.

So here’s my advice for those wanting to hit the ground running when that Merch invite finally drops into your inbox.

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