Big Cartel – Create a webstore for your band

Big Cartel – Create a webstore for your band

Being able to sell your merchandise online is a huge opportunity for bands, and you can with Big Cartel. It means people from all over the world can buy your band’s shirts, even if you aren’t playing a gig near them. How cool is it having fans proudly wearing your band’s logo in all corner of the globe.

 

What is Big Cartel

An online platform where bands can create a store to sell physical products, such as CDs & shirts, plus digital items too. You don’t need your own website to have a webstore, or you can link to it from your main page.

 

Pros/Highlights

Very easy, you can set your store up in only a few minutes

Built-in templates that look good

Integrates with heaps of apps including Facebook pages & Mailchimp

iPhone App to sell at gigs

Track your order history

Print packing slips

Five images per product (for paid accounts)

Inventory tracking (for paid accounts), marked as ‘sold out’ at zero

Stats and Google Analytics integration (for paid accounts)

Discount codes (for paid accounts)

Good customer service and support

 

Cons / Limitations

Only one picture per product for the Free account

No stats for free account

Not really necessary if you have a store on your official website

Not really necessary if you have a Bandcamp store

 

 

How to sign up and price

Create a free account at www.bigcartel.com

Free – 5 products, limited features

$9.99 – 25 products, all features

$19.99 – 100 products, all features

$29.99 – 300 products, all features

 

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