SURPLUS MARKETPLACE PURCHASE INFORMATION
- General Business Information
- Function and Concepts
- Surpluscentral is the main site and eventually the Central Search Engine for all Surplus websites selling domains and Industry Specific TURN KEY Multi-Vendor Marketplace websites.
- Surpluscentral.ca is the sales site for all TURN KEY Industry Specific Multivendor Marketplace Business Sites.
- Model highlights Recycling which is in the top 5 for growth of all industry in Canada!
- Be part of Canada’s newest Tech Sector Venture which will create hundreds of new jobs.
- Great for the environment promoting saving millions of tons of sellable, reusable and hard to find products from going to landfills or just sitting in yards and fields across Canada creating Environmental issues.
- All sites will be Multivendor Marketplaces and be able to accommodate unlimited vendors, buyers and products.
- Target market is surplus new and used, we do believe however many new non-surplus products will be on the sites. The Audiences will be Industry Specific. The name or word “Surplus” will draw industry specific buyers in. Vendors will be able to take advantage of the draw from both for buyers.
- The Recycle logo is well recognized, add a Surplus domain as the engine and hold on!
Nuts and Bolts
- GREEN FOR FREE is our primary slogan
- One Businesses Surplus is Another Businesses Treasure
- One Persons Surplus is Another Person’s Treasure
- Industry Specific Sites Built by Industry Professionals for Industry Professionals
- Industry Specific Audiences Increase Industry Specific Sales
- All sites in the family will be referred to as child sites.
- Everyone will be allowed to enjoy the overall sharing of ideas without Copyright infringement amongst our family of Surplus Sites.
- All sites will have a direct link to the central site and provide access via API with capability to search all sites from Surplus Central. Its included in your purchase price.
- We will sell 60%-90% of every Domain and Industry Specific Multivendor Marketplace Business sites to an Industry Professional for each specific industry. This is key to ensure our Buyers know they are being looked after. We will still have a vested interest in your new business to succeed and to ensure we do indeed have Industry Specific Professional sites.
- Sales Agreements will have details and policies about conforming to the Surpluscentral.ca model. The benefits will far outweigh the policies!
- The same robust business structure will be used for all sites to give them the same feel and make them all function the same for ease of use by clients and vendors on multiple sites as required. We will end up with some of the same vendors on multiple sites. For example, facility owners may have a range of industry specific products They will all be templated for functionality, customizations and look. The BRANDING power of our family will be significant!
- All sites will be linked via Surpluscentral, anyone searching for products can get a list of available products on each of our sites from Surpluscentral. Searches will provide items and Domains or marketplaces in our family they are on, at that point the buyers can click on the product and will be redirected to that family members Industry Specific site.
- Each Domain or store will be sold to a Professional in that industry. Built by an Industry Specific Professional for Industry. Special consideration will be given to potential owners whom have products they can put on the site to get it going. This is not mandatory but does make the launch much better!
- We will provide the TURNKEY site completed and ready to do business in just 12 weeks after we receive template data from the new owners. Once it is completed and turned over to the new owner all structural changes etc. must be approved by Surpluscentral.ca going forward. All changes will be by our developer, we have excellent rates established for our Family of sites. We also want to ensure all new and innovative changes can easily be duplicated for all site owners if they want to have them added to their Marketplace. This will be of great benefit for all owners.
- Owners will be directly involved in the final construction of their sites, after all they will know best how to build the URL structure for their specific industry. We will directly manage and oversee all projects with the Developer for the final construction. We know and understand the systems and how to construct the sites without cost overruns and delay. This will not overwhelm you with work during the final construction of your site. We have template documents for your use to assist with providing what we require. The process will be fast and simple!
- Training will be provided via manuals, webinars and phone support.
- The combined ideas of all owners will make everyone’s sites great, ideas will be offered to all site owners. These will be very inexpensive to initiate as the sites will all be very similar in structure and customizations. Many new ideas as well as successes from individual sites will be simply cut and pasted to all sites that want the changes as they occur! Imagine the possibilities! Many minds make for Greatness! Businesses helping businesses to succeed.
- All sites will indeed complement each other in searches, there will of course be some overlap. Main URL’s will be monitored to keep the overlap to a minimum. We provide the main URL suggestions for each Marketplace for you to gain a better understanding of what your Marketplace will be selling. A work truck could be for sale in 2 or 3 marketplaces. Electrical, Mechanical and Construction Vendors may all have work trucks for sale. They all me be different but will still be trucks.
- We may provide lease to own and or financing options for some of the deals. A substantial deposit will be required. Terms and conditions will apply.
- We are continually leveraging many levels of Government as well as Environmental Agencies across Canada for support on all our family members behalf.
- We are continually applying for grants to assist with marketing on behalf of all owners. We will also point all new site owners towards available grants they may be eligible to receive.
- We are developing a Certificate Program for Environmental Stewardship and will provide certificates to Site Owners and Vendors as well as maybe even buyers for different levels of achievement.
- Commission rates from 5% to 25% on the backend of all sales through the site. This varies dramatically as you may do nothing for a Vendor whom uses the site, or you may do everything for the seller including listing and shipping their surplus. Commission rates are easy to change and can be set for individual client’s requirements or to reflect a special agreement with large Vendors with just a couple of clicks.
- Very small listing fees up front from $.25 to $10.00, these can easily be deleted, modified or offered for free with specific dates.
- Small Monthly marketing fees from all owners will go into the marketing pool. Every week another site will be featured, and it will rotate through the order in which they are purchased. Marketing fees will only be collected as the Child sites get to a specific volume of business as to not strain resources at startup.
- Advertising by third parties on all sites will be at the discretion of Surpluscentral.ca and the individual site owners. We do not want to clutter the experiences of using our Families surplus sites with banners and adds.
- We will hold annual sales conferences to discuss our achievements and ideas.
Group Green Initiative
- Initial Purchase Price.
- Marketing will be very effective and powerful for the entire Family. We will be able to secure great bulk rates!
- Server Space will be owned by Surpluscentral.ca and shared with the family at discounted rates. The Servers will be managed by our developers.
- Maintenance requirements can be subcontracted to our developer at greatly reduced pre-negotiated rates.
- Ongoing changes and improvements by our developer again at greatly reduced Family discounts.
- Staff requirements will be very minimal to start. Owners can literally run the sites themselves until they get going if they choose too.
- SEO will be looked after by our developers at greatly reduced Family Rates.
- Group rates for Infusionsoft CRM marketing software with the ability to share Marketing Campaigns and many other resources and ideas.
- Legal fees to structure and register the new business or attach it to an existing business including the issuing of the shares retained by Surpluscentral.ca in the deal
- All expenses will be greatly reduced with our combined Family leverage created by more and more sites as we grow. We will always negotiate the very best possible rates for the Family. .
- When any site reaches gross monthly sales volumes more than $75,000 for 3 consecutive months 5% of total commissions earned will be donated to other Environmental Initiatives decided upon by each site owner and approved by Surpluscentral.ca.