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Re: OT Warning - Selling CD's on the web - recomendations?


See the list archives. This thread was up not too long ago with lots of 
resourceful posts.

All the best

Per Boysen

On Aug 20, 2004, at 10:41 AM, markred wrote:

> Sorry for OT, but I know you guys have the best experience in well 
> almost everything!!
> So Im selling CDR home burnt CD's off by website... not too many 
> orders, so no hassle... I've been hoping to earn enough to have the 
> covers professionally printed, instead of high quality laserprint.. 
> and everything is fine..
> However... what experiences have people had at places like 
> Cafepress.com? Advantages? Well proper printed cover, proper CD 
> copy/with CD print (not horrible sticker) Dis-advantages? (Well some 
> things seem to have improved, as there WAS som controversy as to 
> whether they owned any rights to your s**t but this appears to been 
> cleared up)and of course PROFIT is not so great... they charge a base 
> of 8.99, that means that you can only really make a few bucks on top..
> Now of course sensible thing would be to press 300 albums (minimum 
> here in Norway) and 1000 covers yourself... however, dont know about 
> you, but I got 3 albums selling on my site, at maybe 1 or 2 a month ha 
> ha... but I dont care! I just aint got the cash!!!
> ANy Ideas thoughts opinions???
> Mark
> www.markfrancombe.com