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Your merch is a ministry tool to help fans remember and talk about what God did at your show. Your merch table is the ideal place to connect with fans. This online course teaches you how to make the most of this ministry opportunity.
Praying with someone to meet Jesus is one of the most significant aspects of music ministry. be prepared to start them off right by giving them a Bible. I recommend this one because it has easy to understand study notes designed especially for new believers. It is available as a full Bible, just the New testament, and even as a pocket version. Keep several in your merch crate to give away. Remember that you do not have to purchase new Bibles to give away—used books in good condition are fine.
Here’s how you can support another Christian band and get the high quality merch you need at a great price—Fontaine Graphics is owned and run by the band De La Croix. They’ve been printing their own merch for years and now offer their expertise to you! Message Tim through their Facebook page for price quotes and advice on ways to design your merch to sell.
Selling photos at the merch table is not profitable if you buy the pictures from your local print and copy shop. ABC Pictures is the place to go for high quality and low prices. Models and actors use ABC for their marketing to get work. You can use these pics in your physical press kits, to autograph as gifts, and to sell to fans.
Hauling your merchandise from gig to gig is easier if you buy heavy duty merch crates with wheels and a handle. Construction tool boxes like this one work well, they’re built to handle the abuse but are less expensive and lighter than traditional equipment roadcases.
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