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I want to sell on Bonanza. I am aware that they charge less % on sales than ebay do. My question is : Is there a monthly fee to sell in Bonanza? Please advise.
asked by Regina B. on 7/10/13
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Bonanza has an internal customer service department that can be contacted directly at support@bonanza.com, or you can click on the "Contact" link found on the footer of any page on Bonanza.com
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As far as the purchase I made, CD"s...quick ship from seller....this was my first experience....I tried to sell on this site...no support---no replies..so I closed the account
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NOT WORTH IT! Bonanza is a waste of your time no 1800 number to call them. just a jerk mark the owner will waste your time. i warn you stay away from this site! if you just want to add your product becauae you cant find another website ecommerce and you rather just sit there and play stupid games in the bonanza group waste your life waiting for a sale. this is the last resort!
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There are no monthly fee unless you upgrade. BUT this site doesn't sell. Unlike eBay
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There is only a monthly fee if you have a store. I dont - I just list when and what I have.
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Bonanza is free to join, you can start a booth at no charge to get started, There are a few levels of booths or stores you can open starting a 10 dollars a month going up to about 200 dollars a month. But you can use the free option and upgrade when and after you get started.
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they charged me 16% fee which is 6% more than ebay....
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Bonanza doesn't help you get sales without charging you. You have to pay their monthly membership fees and then another 16% to get your items on google, Nextag, etc. Then they'll add turbo traffic to boost sales which costs you even more, bottom line 25% or more.
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The fees are voluntary. You can start with zero insertion fees, however there are 3 plans that you pay monthly fee for.

As far as less FVF, you pay 3.5% for no advertising at all, and up to 16% if some advertising is done. You get what you pay for in this case scenario.
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We are making sales every month == slow going but it's another outlet -- we are going to go to I offer next -- the more exposure the better our sales and of course the more listings we make the better our sales as well. these days you can sell almost anything...We sell on ebay and our listings from there goes right to Bonanza -- of course you'll have to find out how to do it. Once your item sells on Bonanza or Ebay you'll have to remember to take it off. Ebay now dings you for out of stock items - if you forget to take it off.
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They charge 3.5% fee on sold items, listing is free. There are no monthly fees unless you get a bonanza store. I have a hard time selling there because they are just not many buyers. eBay seems to be better.
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Selling ng on Bonanza is slow unless you have a high demand item. But wil sel. There 7s no fee to lit or monthy fee just a few when you actually sell. Bit thier customer service is horrible. The other guy who had thier credit card compromised had nithing to do with the selker. Wedint get any of that info unless the weller doesn't use paypal in that case dont sell or buy unless you have a payment gateway. But by far ebay is where you will get customer service and sales. Remember you get what you pay for.
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I go to Bonanza every morning and click on Tokens which adds up. Then I pay for the fees with them. So far, I have not had to pay for any fees. YEAH!
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A: I have been an online seller for more than half a decade now. I had 2 bonanza stores for last 2 years. I could come up with a few different answers for your question with my experience with Bonanza.
01. Amazon and eBay need as many competitors as possible as competition lead to provide those companies a better service. Bonanza is by far one of the best marketplaces that can challenge them.

02. I have over 10,000 SKUs. I could list all of them very easily on Bonanza for FREE. Imagine how much it will cost to list those on eBay?

03. They offer different advertising options, and web-stores that can help you to avoid fees. But They really have to make some serious changes to their web store feature to help sellers make their stores look professional.

04. Yes, you are NOT going to make many sales on Bonanza as you would on eBay or amazon for sure, but having a free marketplace where you can list ALL your merchandise for FREE is only adding extra revenues even if it is very small.

05. When ever I google, I could see my products there, so bonanza is doing a great Job advertising my product on google.

06. You can easily import your amazon and eBay listings to your bonanza store for FREE. And you can sell your bonanza items on eBay. Isn't it great?

05. I am sure Bonanza too will start providing a way better service as they grow. So give it a try, IT IS FREE.
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No there is no monthly fee. Only a small fee when you sell an item. And you can list as many as you want and even leave your items there without ever having to relist if they don't sell. Now they do have a booth charge for those who want to advertise more and do more with their booths, but I checked it out and I wasn't interested in wanting to do that. Just the simple booth is all I wanted. If I sold a lot of things, then I may consider it, but for now, their basic booth is super enough for me. Just check them out and try to get acquainted with their site first, that's what I did, before I started listing my items. And you also get up to 6 free photos to list; it's a pretty easy auction site, and so much better than that nasty eBay, which is constantly hounding you for more money in always changing their rules and guidelines to gouge the seller.
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