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    Selling Posters?

    (My apologies if this is off topic for new media)

    I have a few images (one in particular) that are sure to sell big in the poster market.What is the best way for me to create a business plan to sell posters?

    I would say:
    1. Copyright images for US and Overseas
    2. Get images printed cheaply in mass quantities
    3. Decide if I want these posters to be fine print or just sold on cheap paper commercially


    Getting them copyrighted is obvious. However, if I am not sure how many posters are going to sell it's not a smart idea to get them mass produced. I suppose I could use websites that would sell them for me. However, that leaves me uneasy since I would have to upload high res images and lose control of them.

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    Tough predicament really.

    However, the best bet would be to setup a small website where you showcase such images, you would be better off displaying a small resolution thumb of the pictures. Even better, would be to use some sort of jQuery enhancement to achieve a zoom in effect. (Not as difficult as I'm making it seem of course).

    So, Small Website > Edited Resolution > Paypal Payments > Profit
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    Seems like you forgot one big piece: marketing.

    Unless you are creating the best posters ever made, you might want to think about it! Maybe they are just that good!!
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