YouTube x Spreadshop Presents: Merch Shelf

YouTube x Spreadshop Presents: Merch Shelf

You heard it here first, our recent partnership has big things in store for YouTube creators and merch lovers around the world.

What’s merch shelf?

Merch shelf allows YouTube creators to sell merch on their channel directly below their videos. In addition to being an extra source of income for creators, it allows them to connect with their subscribers all around the world in a new way. Plus, who doesn’t dream of curating their own merch collection?!

How it works

  1. Go to YouTube Studio > Monetization > Merchandise.
  2. Register with Spreadshop. Create your first product and activate your Shop.
  3. Wait for YouTube to verify your designs and approve you for merch shelf.
  4. Add products to your merch area in YouTube Studio > Monetization.

To use merch shelf, you must meet the following requirements…

  • Be approved for monetization
  • Have 10K+ subscribers
  • And a few other requirements per here

To see if you qualify, visit your YouTube Studio, click on Monetization and then Merchandise. You’ll only see this option if your channel is eligible.

Spreadshop benefits for YouTube creators

Curating a merch collection should be fun (and easy!) To help you make the most of your merch, we’ve got special benefits for creators starting with 50K subscribers.

50K+ subscribers: One-year subscription to Placeit, where you can create mockups, promo materials, designs, logos and more…

150K+ subscribers: Shop refresher (including graphics, logos, CSS styling, optimized layout…) One-year subscription to Placeit, where you can create mockups, promo materials, designs, logos and more…

250K+ subscribers: One exclusive merch design, custom made by Spreadshop experts just for you, Shop refresher (including graphics, logos, CSS styling, optimized layout…) One-year subscription to Placeit, where you can create mockups, promo materials, designs, logos and more…

400K+ subscribers: Two exclusive merch designs, custom made by Spreadshop experts just for you, Shop refresher (including graphics, logos, CSS styling, optimized layout…) One-year subscription to Placeit, where you can create mockups, promo materials, designs, logos and more…

Any questions about merch shelf? Check out our FAQ.

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