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#5656512 - 05/06/12 10:03 AM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: ripclaw923]
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I live in toronto and will give you $40 for everything..
I will pick em up
Are they bagged and boarded?
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#5657504 - 05/06/12 07:01 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: Ares]
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This might be a stupid question, but do retailers have to pay for the free comics for FCBD?
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#5657575 - 05/06/12 07:23 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: youmechooz]
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 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
This might be a stupid question, but do retailers have to pay for the free comics for FCBD?


Yes. They also pay for the banners, bags, etc, everything. It can actually get very expensive for a LCS.

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#5657649 - 05/06/12 07:47 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: wolf_2099]
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only a schmuck would want a custom title...

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 Originally Posted By: wolf_2099
 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
This might be a stupid question, but do retailers have to pay for the free comics for FCBD?


Yes. They also pay for the banners, bags, etc, everything. It can actually get very expensive for a LCS.
I spent over $2000
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#5657703 - 05/06/12 08:11 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: G.A.tor]
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 Originally Posted By: G.A.tor
 Originally Posted By: wolf_2099
 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
This might be a stupid question, but do retailers have to pay for the free comics for FCBD?


Yes. They also pay for the banners, bags, etc, everything. It can actually get very expensive for a LCS.
I spent over $2000


wow but does it pay off in terms of new long term customers? or the days sales? i would think 2000 is a hefty investment for a day that isnt new comic day
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#5657775 - 05/06/12 08:35 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: jonjesper]
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 Originally Posted By: jonjesper
Jimmy,
I would think about listing each seperately with a starting bid of 99 cents. After listing fees, pp fees, your time and effort, gas to the Post Office, bags and boards (if you want to put them in bags and boards), packaging tape et al. You should be able to break even or at least make near $1.00 an issue...


w/ any luck you'll lose $
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#5657787 - 05/06/12 08:38 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: paperheart]
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 Originally Posted By: paperheart
 Originally Posted By: jonjesper
Jimmy,
I would think about listing each seperately with a starting bid of 99 cents. After listing fees, pp fees, your time and effort, gas to the Post Office, bags and boards (if you want to put them in bags and boards), packaging tape et al. You should be able to break even or at least make near $1.00 an issue...


w/ any luck you'll lose $


After 30 minutes I put them all online.
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#5657788 - 05/06/12 08:38 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: youmechooz]
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I always thought of it more as an advertising cost.
I know the stores around here do a killing on fcbd, but whether it turns a Profit that day or not I have no idea.

I do know many people who have gone to a store on fcbd and got sold on some monthlies or trades that they continue to read.

Gator or one of the other shop owners would know better than me.

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#5657929 - 05/06/12 09:31 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: youmechooz]
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only a schmuck would want a custom title...

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 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
 Originally Posted By: G.A.tor
 Originally Posted By: wolf_2099
 Originally Posted By: zarduzi
This might be a stupid question, but do retailers have to pay for the free comics for FCBD?


Yes. They also pay for the banners, bags, etc, everything. It can actually get very expensive for a LCS.
I spent over $2000


wow but does it pay off in terms of new long term customers? or the days sales? i would think 2000 is a hefty investment for a day that isnt new comic day
we had over 500 folks come through that I didn't readily recognize...if even 10% of them become regular customers, the investment will have paid off...only time will tell
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Originally posted by Mmehdy:
"You play you pay......Judgment day is coming and in your comic collecting hearts....... YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE..
It is time for "Daddy" and he is gonna give you a spanking......"

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#5658098 - 05/06/12 10:38 PM Re: Which of these FCBD things should I be ebaying? [Re: Branget]
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When did WWJJD start?


When I made tshirts a couple years ago
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