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Omacoms Live Auction (AHI)


1. THE COST OF DOING BUSINESS VIA ON-LINE AUCTIONS

There are three main types of fees that affect your profit margins:
  • Insertion Fees
  • Optional Feature Fees
  • Final Value Fees

The table below are example fees charged by Omacoms auctions and another on-line auction provider.

Unlike some other auction providers our fee structure is flexible. We configure the fee structure to meet the business needs of the different types of clients we support. The details below are an illustration of our fee structure as apply to a typical public auction, but all the fees can be adjusted to whatever the client requires.

Auction Fees
OMACOMS
ANOTHER AUCTION SITE
Auction Insertion Fee 0.25 Based on starting price
(see note1 below).
Final Value Fee (FVF)
(closing percentage fee)
0.00 to 150.99 = 2.0%
151.00 to 250.99 = 1.8%
251.00 to 500.99 = 1.5%
501.00 to 9999.99 = 1.3%
(9.0% of FVF)
(closing percentage fee)
Additional Options
Extra Options If Selected.
Extra Options If Selected.
Featured Gallery if selected
Listed on the main page
1.00 Not on file
Full Featured Auction if selected
Listed on the main page
1.00 Not on file
Category Featured Auction if selected
Listed top of Category Main Page
0.50 24.95
Color background if selected 0.10 Not on file
Bold title listing if selected 0.10 2.00
Attention Grabbers Icon if selected 0.10 Not on file
Page view counter if selected 0.15 Not on file
Graphic Uploaded Picture(s)to our web server to be viewed in your auction item (Linked pictures are free) 0.25 Not on file


2. NOTES ON THE ABOVE TABLE
(See ebay website and other auction websites for details of any current special offers and their official fee structures)

NOTE 1:
(source; http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/insertion-fee.html)
"The insertion fee charged is based on the reserve price if a reserve price is set. If there's no reserve price, it's based on the starting price".

NOTE 2:
(source; http://announcements.ebay.com/2011/03/2011-spring-seller-update/)
Auction-style Final Value Fees will apply to the total amount of sale, including shipping.

3. WHAT OTHERS THINK ABOUT AUCTION FEES

Fee's too high!!!! crazy
Yahoo - How to Deal with the New Fee Structure
Squidoo - here's what I think about fee's

4. AN EXAMPLE AND COMPARISON OF FEE's

An item listed at a starting price of 140.00 which sells for 150.00 attracts the following fees

ANOTHER AUCTION SITE
Insertion fee $0.00
Final value fee (on sale price) $13.50
Final value fee (on shipping cost) $0.90
Total estimated fees $14.40

OMACOMS
Insertion fee $0.25
Final value fee (on sale price) $4.50
Final value fee (on shipping cost) $zero
Total estimated fees $4.75

(The other site calculation was done using the official ebay fee calculator which is available below)

*****Omacoms auctions New Members Special
New members who join any of our auctions will have their accounts auto credited with $25.00, enabling new members to list auction first items free until they have used the new member credit amount (which goes a long way due to the low low Omacoms fee structure)

*****Omacoms auctions Referral Rewards
Existing members who refer a friend to an Omacoms auction who then becomes an Omacoms auction member, will also earn an account auto-credit of $25.00

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