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Net margin on sold cards

Hi folks - I would love to see some info from folks that sell a lot around net margins after selling fees shipping costs supplies etc on various platforms at $5 $10 $20 $50 $100 type sales prices

I know there are some awesome sellers here and would love to get any learnings/advice on how to go about focusing on pricing/packaging etc to sell and effectiveness of various price ranges



  • Copyboy1Copyboy1 Posts: 446 ✭✭✭✭

    My buyers pay shipping fees, so I don't have to factor that in. And I consider mailers/tape/labels marginal extra costs, so I don't worry about those.

    I want my stuff to sell - I'm not looking for absolute top dollar, so I price things around what they've sold for recently (per PSA and Ebay). I have a few cards that just don't come up for sale often. Those I make my best-guess estimate or a price I'd be happy parting with it for. Often in those cases, I put them up as OBO in case people want to get close to asking.

    And then Ebay fees are what they are. I can't change them, so I just live with them.

  • WillymacWillymac Posts: 190 ✭✭✭

    What price selling below which do folks find it just not worth selling ? $10??

  • Jayman1982Jayman1982 Posts: 464 ✭✭✭

    @Willymac said:
    What price selling below which do folks find it just not worth selling ? $10??

    If the buyer is paying a shipping price that covers at least all your costs, AND if you are bored enough to spend time packing, the floor is the limit!

  • PNWcollectorPNWcollector Posts: 292 ✭✭✭✭

    IMO, you first have to put a value on your time. When I first started, I thought flipping a bunch of cards for $10 each would be a good start. A lot of volume = more of my time, and I quickly found out that $10 profits was not worth it.

  • WillymacWillymac Posts: 190 ✭✭✭

    This is all great!!!

    What are the best listing tools folks have used to list a lot of stuff in a decently timely fashion?

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