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« on: October 02, 2008 11:38:17 AM »

I want to try earning some money by selling these to fellow students via my school's information system. And I'd love to know your honest opinion about how much I could ask for them. How much would you give for such a thing?
One is about 4,5 cm / 1,7 inch in diameter.


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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008 04:14:13 PM »

Hmmmm, please don't think me a complete ignoramous, but What are they?
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« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2008 04:46:31 AM »

What are they? They're pinbacks. You can stick them on your bags, hold your scarves in place, stick 'em on your lapel, or buy 5 or 6 and snake them across your sweater. Versatile!

I'm afraid I don't know what kind of spending money kids have these days. If you can get $1.50-$2, I say go for it but I would sell a set of 2 for $3-3.50, and a set of 4 for $6 and so on. That way you might sell more.

Wear a bunch of them every day and you can sell them right off ya!
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2008 04:38:18 AM »

I'm afraid I don't know what kind of spending money kids have these days. If you can get $1.50-$2, I say go for it but I would sell a set of 2 for $3-3.50, and a set of 4 for $6 and so on. That way you might sell more.

Wear a bunch of them every day and you can sell them right off ya!

Thanks for the suggestions - I might really try the last one, it sounds like the best advertisement. Wink
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2008 07:47:06 PM »

DERRRH! I guess I missed that whole "brooch" thing in the post title..... Brooches aren't really my Cup O' Tea but they are quite cute.

I don't know what it costs to make one of those but I would try and start em out around $5 a pair... see how they sell. If they are flying "off the shelf" then raise the price a bit and see what happens...

Best of luck to ya!
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2008 09:15:28 PM »

i'd say about $5. here is a good link on pricing craft items
http://www.helium.com/items/622909-tips-for-pricing-your-handmade-crafts
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