0.99 + 4.98 shipping, minus the 1.00 more or less for materials and
postage, and you've made about $5.00 minus your fees. For 1 or 2 of
these, not worth it, but if they sell 100 of them, the time involved
goes down on a per unit basis, so yeah, I'm guessing I could sell them
for 0.49 and undercut the price and still make money on it. :)
Chris Bagnall wrote:
>>cents a pop, they aren't going to get rich off of it by any
>>means (nothing wrong with it if they did though), and I'd be
>>shocked if any of them sold.
>I struggle to see how you'd make anything at all selling it at 99c. I mean,
>if I send CDs to people I would usually put them in a Jiffy bag or something
>like that. Once you figure your costs for the CD itself (say 20p), the cost
>of the packaging (those Jiffy bags aren't cheap), and the paypal fees you'd
>inevitably have to pay, I struggle to see how you'd make any money at all.
>And that's making no allowance for ebay fees, or your time actually burning
>Even assuming the CD went standard mail with no padded envelope at all, I
>still struggle to see how you'd make more than a few pence once all the
>costs had been met.