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01/16/2007 05:16:32 PM · #1
My DPCPrints online store is officially OPEN!

{hangs imaginary shingle on computer}

Enjoy!


01/16/2007 05:32:57 PM · #2
Just sit back and watch the cash roll in.

I've made $4.40 profit so far. I hear the prints are nice though. I am going to order some this week.
01/16/2007 05:35:02 PM · #3
I've sold one... I think ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_N.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_N.gif', '/') + 1) . ' mk bought it for target practice.
01/16/2007 05:41:10 PM · #4
I manage an account for a friend and he has made $145. I think the key is how many customers you can bring to your gallery. Don't expect DCP to do all the work.
01/16/2007 05:54:09 PM · #5
The problem is that its really hard to sell photographs to photographers -- so you should try other methods to drive traffic to your prints.
01/16/2007 05:57:44 PM · #6
This thread nudged me to check mine, and there was a purchase, with frame, today.
Be kind of nice if we got notification somehow when there is activity.
13 prints to date - not setting the world on fire, but still, it's quite the compliment when they do sell.
01/16/2007 06:33:44 PM · #7
Wow, you guys have some very nice prints.
I just started uploading some prints to see how it works.
I have no idea what to price things so I just rounded up to the next dollar.

I would be so excited to just sell one let alone make any money. :)

Message edited by author 2007-01-16 18:34:46.
01/16/2007 06:34:15 PM · #8
sold 6 here and 1 referral - total $22.16.. $3 more and i can claim it.. woot

01/16/2007 07:41:36 PM · #9
I'm feeling pretty good:

Print Sales Profit : $104.69
01/16/2007 08:18:11 PM · #10
John Paul - I looked at what some others were setting prices too. Seems like the market can absorb $10-$12 for an 8x10 or no one would price them there. I also consider the quality of the print. Of course, with no experience and no sales, this is all a guessing game...But an educated one!

I plan to have my web site up within the next 8-10 weeks. That will give me another promotional pathway...
02/28/2007 12:17:47 PM · #11
had my first sale last month!

w00t!
03/07/2007 10:37:43 AM · #12
2 more sold.

cool!
03/07/2007 11:01:51 AM · #13
Just a heads up for you, Brian. I noticed that the link in your signature takes me to your prints, but it doesn't register as a referral from you (so you get the extra 25%). I believe you have to use the url //baco99.dpcprints.com to get the referral...yep, just tested the link in this post and it does show a referral by you. Change those links and get more money!
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