#1
Hey all,

My band just got 1" buttons done up. We paid 70 dollars to get 250 of them. Now, I've never actually bought buttons at a live show--what do you usually pay/sell them for? We were thinking 1.50 a piece. I've paid 2.00 to get them from local retailers and 1.50 seemed like a good "pocket change" figure to base it on.
#2
Man thats a good idea to more than double your money. Umm Im not really a button buyer but i could see paying $1.50 or so. What Id do is try selling them for $2 and see how much product you move. Then based on the numbers you may have to sell for less.
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#3
sell em for a dollar....
youd make 250 if you sell all of them.
thats over 400% profit!!!!!!!!! whoo!!!!!
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#4
I thought it said $700 for 250 and I thought 'what an idiot'

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#5
I'd say give 'em out for free to anyone that wants em, just get the name out there. I mean, who wouldn't want a free button? (I definitely would want one)
But if you're going to charge, I'd say about half a dollar to a dollar.
#6
i def. say a dollar itd be easy and simple and nck sprks i would say give stickers away not buttons charge like a dollar for buttons even though im not sure how many your gonna sell ive personally never saw the point in buying a button, posters cds tshirts bandanas (ive actually seen this one time thought it was a pretty badass idea) yea but i dont buy buttons but hell every band ive seen was selling them so somone has to be buying them
#7
Id sell half of them after you play and when ur up there between songs throw them into the crowd
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sell em for a dollar....
youd make 250 if you sell all of them.
thats over 400% profit!!!!!!!!! whoo!!!!!


No it isn't :S It's less than 400% profit
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#10
Don't do things like 1.50. People don't want to deal with change. I'd sell them for either a dollar or a quarter.
#11
Sell them for $1.00
I've seen combos where T-Shirts are $15.00, CD's are $10.00 but if you buy them together it's only $20.00 and you get a free button/sticker.
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#13
^this is what i would recommend. maybe at a stretch sell them at cost price or just below. you shouldn't really expect to make money on badges.
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