I have seen so many people asking others where they should sell items online. I have listed the top 7 ways to sell online. There is something for everyone!!
Etsy is the #1 place for selling yarntastic creations. But we all know its nice to have options. The more market sites you sell through, the more your name is floating around the world wide web, and the more you will sell.
There are no membership fees with Etsy. It only costs $0.20 to list an item for 4 months, or until it sells. Once you sell your item, Etsy will collect a 3.5% fee on the sale price. Fees for listings and transactions will be on your monthly Etsy bill. At the end of each month Etsy will add up all your fees, and email your monthly stat.
If you have items that fall into one of these categories: Accessories, Clothing, Health & Beauty, Home, Jewelry, Shoes or Handbags; then Copious is for you! The site is very simple and easy to learn. Not only for the seller but also the buyer.
There are no listings fees, so it is free to post. When an item sells, you will pay 3.5% for the transaction.
Copious is a social marketplace, so grow your community(using other network sites like Facebook) to sell the things you create.
Tab Juice is a 100% free, sales and social media application that allows businesses to offer their fans an all-in-tab shopping experience directly on their Facebook business page. This app seems perfect for just about anyone!
“Have more fun selling online. Give your site a design unique to your style. With just a few clicks your shop is branded, launched, and you’re in business.” Currently with Artfire your first 14 days free! Then your store is $12.95/month.
If you are new at selling, and depending on how many items you can sell through this site, this site might not be for you.
Ebay, Ebay, Ebay. They are partially responsible for starting the online wave of selling things from home. We can stay inside the home and sell our handmade items while drinking our morning coffee. Founded in 1995, eBay connects a diverse and passionate community of buyers and sellers, as well as small businesses. In 2011, the total value of goods sold on eBay was $68.6 billion — more than $2,100 every second. While searching for prices to use ebay I found this nifty ebay calculator.
With Craftisarts, as a Basic Seller, you would Pay-As-You-Go. The commission fee would be 5.5% of your final selling price. When you reach the limit of items you can list in your account for free, you need to add credit to your account to continue listing for free. Regardless of how many active items you currently have in your account, even if you delete items, every item added counts as a listed item.
Or with the premium sign up you can list as many items as you would like, but you would pay $9.99 a month or $99.99 a year.
There’s an inital set-up fee of $10 (unless you sign up during their penny promotion, then only a penny) then $5 per month after that.The $5 payment will unlock your stocking page for a month from the date that you pay. If payment lapses, your in-stock store will still be visible to your customers for two months, but you’ll be unable to add or edit items to the database but then you can pick up the payments again at any time.