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Set up your shop
Filling out the requirements in your Seller Settings is the first step on your journey to becoming a Discogs seller. Your settings include the address that items ship from, preferred payment methods, and tax information, but there are a few that stand out:
You need a verified PayPal account to ensure a smooth checkout process.
Establish Shipping Policies to immediately calculate buyers’ shipping costs around the world.
Provide clear information regarding your terms for shipping, returns, and tax collection.
List your items
Start by identifying the exact release you want to sell, the condition the item is in, and how much you want to sell it for.
Find the release
Find exactly which version of a release you have by using the comprehensive Discogs Database.
Discogs uses universally-accepted guidelines for representing the condition of physical music.
Evaluate the price
Use Discogs historical sales data to ensure that sellers and buyers understand the value of their music.
Complete your listing
Once you identify, grade, and price your items, the easiest way to add them to your inventory is through your Discogs Dashboard. Use the List Item for Sale tool to quickly search and list multiple items.
Sell, ship, and get paid
Once you have active items in your inventory, music fans around the world will be able to see your listings in the Marketplace.
Pack & ship
Prep the item for shipping, drop it off at your local postal service, and mark the status on the order page.
Discogs sales fees and taxes are automatically collected so all the money you receive is yours to keep.
Learn the basics
Use this quick guide to determine the condition of your physical music and grade it accordingly.
Use open-source sales data and grading guidelines to competitively your items.
Shipping Policies allow sellers to manage the shipping guidelines, coverage, and costs for their Discogs store.
Growing your business
Are you a professional seller?
If you are interested in learning more about tools, tips, and resources for your high-volume business, sign up for a free consultation from one of Discogs’ growth experts.