Nickles and Dimes, Nickles and Dimes
Even though I have built this online MarketPlace I still use other marketplaces to push my products and name. Mamma always said “don’t put all your pickles in one jar”. No she really didn’t say that but it sounded funny and you got the point. Every time I turn around I’m being Nickeled & Dimed by these other marketplace blood suckers. Some promise you a low 3% sales charge but if they advertise your stuff even a little Wham!!! You just got hit with a 12% sales charge. At least eBay is up front about how there going to rape your earnings Plus the PayPal charge just for collecting your own money. PayPal should be paying us interest because a lot of us leave our hard earned sales money in our PayPal accounts. By the time your done paying all those Nickles and Dimes it ends up being around 20% of your sale.
Don’t be a Blood Bank for the Leaches
eBay, Bonanza, Etsy, Amazon are all nice and have been around for a bit. They feel because they have such a large audience they can charge the high prices and the individuals don’t matter. New time and Era, new marketplaces are popping up every day. Most of them are charging outrageous prices too but you can find a few that are reasonable. Your Social Media accounts are a great tool to help sell your stuff. Here at The NWI Peddler we have it set up so that you can drive your own sales with your Social Accounts. We advertise for you to. Yes we make a couple dollars off your sales but really only enough to help keep the site running plus maintenance and upgrades. We make our money off our own sales, we just don’t charge ourselves the 5%.
We are here to help the individual that wants to start making a small stream of income from online sales. Anybody can ask us to help them to set up there vendor shop and help design a logo if need be. We can even point you in the right direction as far as where to get inventory for an online shop. We take the time to help our vendors and customers out. Its because I got tired of the way the big marketplaces treated people and there is very little help in getting started. They have taken a simple thing and turned into a complicated monster and by the time the average vendor is done he has nothing but lint in his pocket.
Don’t be a sucker and fall into the madness of big marketplace blood suckers. Research the marketplace you want to sell on and how much there willing to help the individual. Use your Social Accounts to help yourself drive your own sales.
A new feature we are working on bringing to the Vendor Shops are Vendor Categories. This will Bring only Categories that the Vendor lists under into there shops. It allows a customer to browse only the vendors products and Categories when in a specific vendor shop. As of now Vendor Shops list all major Categories on the sidebar. These are the Main Shop Page Categories and pulls customers away from a specific Vendor.We would like to help facilitate each vendors products and help them to keep there customers looking at there products. This new feature is being worked on now and should be coming soon.
Welcome to the NWI Peddler MarketPlace
This is our first Newsletter for our website. We would like to bring all our fans up to speed on the functions and abilities of the site and some of the new and up coming features we will be bringing too. First I would like to say that this is not an eBay or Bonanza style MarketPlace, we do not charge for all the extra perks and store features like advertisement, featured pictures, listing limits, extra banners, headliners or any of the others perks you are charged for on most sites. We also do not ban products or make rules based on political or personal beliefs. If its legal to sell then you can sell it here, your morality is on you.
We are a resale group that purchases items through auctions and estate sales and needed a place to sell our products online with out having to give a good portion of our sales profits away to other entities. So we developed this website and thought it was a great idea to help others with the same issue and built free Vendor Shops into our website. But of course nothing is free, there is a 5% commission collected off all sales that helps with the payment fees and website development. There are no other fees for anything else. We also do not advertise for money on this site, any advertising done here is free advertisement to help others get there names and products out.
- Vendor Shops – Free vendor shops are the best kind of vendor shops, you can list as many items as you want and can upload up to 7 pictures for each item. The vendor shops are always in development because we are always trying to make them better for everyone. Vendors are able to connect there Social Media Accounts to there Vendor Shops, all Vendor Products are separate except on the shop page and each vendor has there own page that they can share on there Social Media accounts. As of now we do not allow vendors to bulk upload
- Auctions – We have simple auctions here with normal, reverse and sealed (silent) auctions. You are able to set start price, set bid price increment, set a reserve price, with buy it now prices.
- Sales – You are also able to put any of your products on-sale and your products will show as being on-sale with normal and sale prices showing. We also have a built in sales page that all items on-sale go on to so customers can easily find all on-sale products.
- Lotteries – You can put your items to run on the Lottery Page. You can set a minimum & maximum number of tickets to be sold , amount per ticket and how long the lottery will run. Winners are generated automatically from our system.
We have also brought Social Media to the website and all customers and vendors are able to easily communicate back and forth without having to use a middle man. Vendors are able to add there Social Media Accounts to there shops so Vendors & Customers can easily show off Vendor products. Members of NWI Peddler are able to start and Join Peddler Groups for just about anything, We have started one for MarketPlace Updates that keeps you updated on all website updates. You can start one for expert advice in product areas or set up a group for help on Vendor Issues. Possibilities are endless