How much does it cost to set up a Depop shop?

As the Depop app is free to download and there’s no fee to list items for sale, however when you’ve made a sale Depop will take a 10% commission (including shipping costs).

How do I set up a Depop shop?

Here’s a step-by-step guide with everything you need to set up your Depop shop and sell your first item.
  1. Set up your shop. Pick a name for your shop that represents your style.
  2. Select your items. Buyers love a shop with a consistent aesthetic.
  3. Start snapping.
  4. List it.
  5. Get social.
  6. Making sales.
  7. Ship it.
  8. Stay in touch.

Is selling on Depop worth it?

It’s worth a shot and it doesn’t hurt to try. You’ll have the best luck if you take quality pictures with good lighting and provide measurments. Definitely get familiar with Canadian shipping before you start.

Is it hard to start a Depop shop?

I highly recommend anyone with extra stuff on the hands to sell to start a Depop shop, if not for the $ but for the experience (for things you just cannot learn from business books). It is hard to get started. It is even harder to push through when your shop doesn’t get any tractions.

Can you make a living off Depop?

Straight to it, can you make real money on Depop? Yes. With Depop, the real win is to get things for as cheap as possible and sell them for more.

Is Depop better than poshmark?

I’ve observed that Depop is more for trendy and vintage items (think a Princess Polly top or a unique vintage t-shirt) while Poshmark is a better place to sell preppier clothes (think Lilly Pulitzer dresses or Lauren James t-shirts).

Is it better to sell clothes on Depop or Mercari?

Market. – Depop has a fine catalogue of some of the best name brand clothing with a penchant for vintage fashion. Mercari is more of a consumer friendly marketplace for both buyers and sellers who are there looking for some great deals. Electronics are some of the best selling items on Mercari.

Why are poshmark fees so high?

High fees for sellers

For anything you sell that’s over $15, Poshmark takes a 20% fee. It’s more expensive than other platforms, but it’s because they bring so much to the table. You get access to a buy-ready audience, their platform, and readymade shipping labels.

How can I ship cheap on Depop?

Does Depop pay for shipping?

In a nutshell: the seller is always responsible for shipping the item to the buyer. 1. When you’re listing an item: tap “Delivery” turn on the Shipping toggle, and select “Ship With Depop“. Buyer pays for shipping.

Should I ship with Depop or on my own?

Depop offers two options; label or ship it yourself. The label option is just like poshmark’s service where you have to print a label, stick it to your package and leave it with your shipping carrier. The reason I choose to ship my own packages is because depop’s labeling service sucks.

Is it cheaper to ship with Depop?

The envelopes are free and you can order them online through the USPS website. I’ve read that anything heavier is better off being shipped with a Depop label – shipping rates are supposedly much better. In some cases with puffy items that’s over a pound, Depop’s shipping charges might end up being cheaper.

Does Depop send you a box?

I don’t really do counter service anymore these days I drop all my packages at the drop box and I have never had a return for a Depop package because the label says 8 ozs and the item I shipped was over .


Package Size Price Weight Allowance
Large $12 (max 10 lb)
Extra Large $17 (max 20 lb)
Jun 16, 2019