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Topic # 95417 3-Jan-2012 12:02 Send private message

Hey Geek zone users,

My name is Ben and I am from Australia.

My interests are online business, and I currently run: www.printerboy.com.au

I have joined this forum with the idea of offering Printerboy.com.au to NZ investors to run under either Printerboy.co.nz or alternatively under your own name.

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How Printerboy works:

- Add the details of what you want printed on the website example 1000 dl flyers

- Printing Companies submit offers

- You then pick the offer you like best and the Printing Company gets charged a success fee of 7%.

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If you have any advice regarding the sale of my business in NZ or have interest in purchasing the business please contact me through the forum.

Thanks Geek zone users

Ben.


{MOD EDIT : SP : Moved to Startups forum, changed thread title} 

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  Reply # 563980 3-Jan-2012 12:27 Send private message

There was a web site years ago with a similar concept, for transport. One would list the characteristics of their parcels/boxes, origin and destination and transport companies would bid (probably trying to fill any truck already going from one point to another).

It was mainly B2C. It died a slow death.




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  Reply # 564005 3-Jan-2012 13:32 Send private message

I think http://nz.printing.com/ and other similar businesses have this covered as they are so cheap already




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  Reply # 565750 7-Jan-2012 13:21 Send private message

I actually made the same type of site about 7 years ago. Called it the digital print network.  I think it annoyed the printers as "things are tough enough without this" seemed to be the common vibe. It got a bit of traffic but it was before the internet was as big as it is now. Turned it off a year later.

To be honest it really doesn't mater what they offer, if you really want cheap printing then vistaprint will slaughter anyone with pricing. I had 250 duplex colour business printed for $40. If your happy to wait on delivery. 

However, I do have a B2B concept that you might find interesting, if you already have a steady bunch of printers.

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