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Band Merch statistics- How you can use data to choose what merch to sell

Merchandise has been a great help to numerous people from different fields of business, but most especially the music industry. With music streaming becoming the norm of today’s generation, musicians’ revenue for physical album releases have been decreasing every year.   The sad thing is that royalties from streaming is too cheap. It takes 3,114 […]

7 ways to personalize your custom t-shirt packaging

We like designing and printing really creative custom t-shirts but nothing makes our hearts more giddy than a well thought out t-shirt and t-shirt packaging. If the t-shirt matches the packaging to a T, we find ourselves smiling…because this means there’s still hope for humanity. That good design for things as simple as a t-shirt […]

8 ways to promote your band in 2021

Being a musician doesn’t just start and end with music, you gotta do 100 other things like making band merch and promoting your band. Knowing how to promote your band is simply a must if you want a career in music. Otherwise, you’d be gone into oblivion. Even the most talented musician would not survive […]

What is the short history of custom military patches?

We see a lot of cool custom band patches these days but before they became cool merch items, they’re mainly used by government officials.  The history of embroidered patches can be traced back into countries where the art of decorating fabrics with thread stitching originated. Patches nowadays are used by government organizations for uniforms of […]

How you can benefit from custom embroidered patches

Are custom embroidered patches still a thing? Should you add this to your merch or just focus on shirts and stickers? Patches are cool stuff. They always have been and they always will. There are so many cool patches for musicians today and it’s definitely worth it to make some.  Before we give you the […]

15 Weird But Awesome K-Pop Merch Items Ever Made

BTS, Twice, EXO, Black Pink…K-pop groups have very quickly become a global phenomenon! These Korean groups with their dance-able tunes and cute members have millions of fans not just in Asia, but in America, Africa and even Bosnia and Herzegovina. And their fans are not just regular fans, they are rabid fans…the kind who are […]

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Where can I order band custom merch in LA?

Band merch is one of the primary sources of income for musicians, just a few digits shy from live shows. We all love band merch not only because they’re awesome symbols of our youth but It’s one of the best ways fans can support their favorite artists, too. If you already bought the album of […]

CD and Merch Bundles That Totally Rock

We love CD and merch bundles not only because they can instantly grab our attention, they also add more value to the individual item so that 2+2= 5. There are so many advantages to bundling your CD and merch items that it would be a pity if you won’t try it at least once. If […]

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7 Valuable Tips in Choosing the Best Custom Band Merch

Choosing the best custom band merch items for your band seems easy but when you’re faced with so many options, it could lead to paralysis by analysis and tension headache. There’s just so many choices! Sure, you want to have all the custom band merch items but you’re not sure which ones sell during your […]

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CD Packaging: Fallen Titans- Apex

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful CD packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. We even have a Pinterest page dedicated to all things media packaging. If you want to make a really badass album with cool CD packaging, get a quote or shoot us an […]