What is Zazzle? In short, Zazzle is an online print-on-demand company whose mission is “to give people the power to make anything imaginable”.
Zazzle is an online marketplace where designers can sell their designs on a huge selection of products that automatically shop to customers from Zazzle. This is a great win-win for both customers and designers like myself.
What is Zazzle: Shopping on Zazzle
When you shop on Zazzle, you can usually customize each product to suit your needs. This customization can include:
Customizing Text in a Design
This includes adding a name or a year to the products. Or changing a word. Some of my most popular products are bookplates for personal libraries. I have created a beautiful template that my customers can edit with their own names.
Adding a Photo
Many Zazzle Designers have options for customers to change out or add photos in designs, especially for Christmas cards or graduation announcements. The designer has created a great layout, so all you have to do is add your images and text to complete the design.
Changing the Style and Color
With my t-shirt designs, I’ve picked out the t-shirt style and color that I think works best. Usually, I prefer a basic t-shirt for most of my designs. But if you prefer a baby doll t-shirt in a different color, you can add that option too. There are dozens of t-shirt styles to choose from and a dozen different t-shirt colors to pick from too — and that’s just one example of customizations on a product!
What is Zazzle: Making Money on Zazzle
When talking about what is Zazzle, it’s not just a place to shop. Zazzle is also a place to earn some extra money for Side Hustlers. There are two different ways you can make money on Zazzle.
The easiest way is to get a referral link and earn a small commission for referring customers to products and stores.
The second way, if you’re a designer, is to open a Zazzle store of your own, with your own designs.
My Zazzle Store
My own store on Zazzle, Thoughts & Designs, offers me the power to sell my designs without having to carry a huge load of inventory in my limited space.
The designs in the Thoughts and Designs Zazzle store include Tote Bags, T-shirts, Sweatshirts, Hoodies, buttons, stickers and labels, announcements, and more.
If you are looking for something in particular but not finding what you’re looking for, let me know. I appreciate ideas and insights into what my customers are looking for.