PAID OPTION 1: POSTING OF SINGLE ITEMS OR SEVERAL SINGLE ITEMS.
After your item is posted on our site, we act as your agent and promote your items till they are sold. We will set up and attend all viewings and coordinate with you and the buyer for payment and delivery. We also push this item on social media with all of our might!!
Cost to you: 25- 30% commission of final sale.
Or you can simply list your item and pay us 2% of what ever you plan to charge. Your ad can stay up as long as you need it to.
Success story from Greg Milo of Insight Productions
PAID OPTION 2: PURCHASE A WRAP SALE LISTING ON OUR SITE! HAVE A WHOLE CATEGORY JUST FOR YOUR SHOW!
The do-it-yourself method! Market your Wrap Sale and promote what you are selling with photographs and descriptions of the whole shmeer! Imagine buyers and production designers being able to see what you will have available. You can purchase your Wrap Sale listing as far in advance as you wish. You can also edit the information as often as you wish. So, for instance, if you don’t want phone calls from every Joe Blow two weeks prior to the wrap, asking how much the antique car is going to be, simply list all your items with a “SALE DATE, TO BE DETERMINED” or whatever else you wish. Hey, maybe you won’t even need to hold a sale at all. Pricing is based on the number of weeks your ad will run and of the number of photos listed.
Cost to you: The price is determined by the size of your show, and the number of items. Contact us for details.
PAID OPTION 3: HIRE US TO TAKE PHOTOS, LIST AND UPLOAD FOR YOU!
Cost to you: After a free onsite consultation, The Octopus Works will estimate the price based on $45 per hour (4 hour minimum) Plus listing fees.
PAID OPTION 4: HIRE US TO DO YOU SOCIAL MEDIA!
When it comes to social media, do we ever know how to get the word out! We will post your sale on Facebook and Instagram pages and promote you to thousands of viewers. We can also send out as many tweets as needed.
Cost to you: This would be charged additionally on top of Options 2 or 3. We can
PAID OPTION 5: OUR MOST POPULAR OPTION: LET US RUN YOUR ENTIRE SET SALE!!
We can handle all aspects of your sales from a single item to an entire wrap sale. Staff members are available to manage marketing, photography, online listings, and arrange live viewings, payment and pickups as required. For this option, an Octopus Works staff member will serve as the contact person for online listings. We take Visa, MasterCard, American express and soon, Interact. We will provide a cash float and handle all HST or other government filings. Signage and sandwich boards are available. It’s really that simple. We will also, free of charge, run several charity give away days to reduce your carbon footprint to almost 0% Option 5 includes everything covered on options 1, 2, 3 and 4.
You supply the sale venue and list The Octopus Works and its staff as additional insured. If you do not have a venue we can assist with finding one.
Cost to you: 35% to 50% of items sold (negotiable)