Yes. Joining our community is absolutely free! Nevertheless, the access to see and buy all designs from the marketplace is given only for Premium or Platinum members. With the Free membership you will be able to unlock up to 5 designs a day from the marketplace and place custom orders.
You can become a Premium member after clicking the button “Upgrade to Premium” in "My account" page. After upgrading to the Premium membership, you will be able to buy designs from the marketplace. You can unsubscribe at any time and return to the Free membership.
Once sold designs are sold to one PODForest.com member only. After purchasing the design, it is immediately removed from the marketplace. Multiple times sold designs are sold for an unlimited number of customers and after purchasing they stay in the marketplace.
All designs sold on PODForest.com are copyright and trademark free. In the “Downloads” section of your account, you can find the file containing the license next to each of your purchased designs.
Our team checks all designs uploaded to the marketplace for copyright and trademark violations. Designs containing those violations are not approved and do not appear in the marketplace. If you see a design that violates copyright or trademark laws, you can inform us about the violation by pressing the button located next to every design in the marketplace. After receiving your notification, we will analyze the design again. In case of the violation of intellectual property rights, the design will be removed from the marketplace and the designer will be given a warning.
Firstly, you need to register. After registration, you will find a button “Add credits” in your account - by clicking it you will be able to credit your balance. Once you have enough credits, you can go to the marketplace, choose what you like and press “Buy design”. You can also order a Custom design after choosing a designer from the list.
The prices of designs are set by the sellers. Multiple times sold designs cost less (starting from $2) than Once sold designs.
Unfortunately, withdrawing money from PODForest.com account is available only for the sellers of designs. Other members cannot do it. Please credit the account by the exact amount that you are planning to spend.
There is a section “Support tickets” in your account, where you can address our team with any questions you have related to the marketplace.
Yes, joining our community is absolutely free for sellers!
In order to upload a design to the marketplace, you have to log in and press the button “Upload new design”. Fill in the required fields and press “Create”. The recently uploaded design will firstly hold the status “Under review”. After our team approves or declines your design, you will be informed by email.
In “About me” section you should write a short description of your background, activity, specialization and experience in creating print on demand designs. It is strictly forbidden to submit your contact information in this or any other section of PODForest. Please be aware that this description will be seen by other members and users of PODForest.
Designs should be uploaded as high resolution .png files (4500x5400px in the prefect case). You can additionally attach the source files (.psd, .eps, .ill, .cdr).
At the moment, money withdrawal is possible only through PayPal.
You can withdraw your earnings by clicking “Withdrawals” at the menu bar. The minimal amount of withdrawal is $20. Before the transfer of money, make sure that you have entered your PayPal email on the left side of “Withdrawals” page. Please keep in mind that every withdrawal request involves a $2 fee. For example, to withdraw $20 you need to have at least $22 in your account.
The transfers for sellers are completed every week.
Your marketplace sales commission depends on the amount of designs sold.
a. If you have sold fewer than 50 designs, your commission is 40%
b. If you have sold 50 to 100 designs, your commission is 45%
c. If you have sold 100 to 200 designs, your commission is 50%
d. If you have sold more than 200 designs, your commission is 60%
You will receive 75% commission of the Custom order value, regardless the amount of designs sold.
Firstly, you will have to create a new service and describe it in “My services” page. After our team reviews your service description and approves it, your service will be seen in “Hire a designer” page. Any member of PODForest will be able to order a Custom order from you.