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    Is it harder to sell used stuff on gumtree?
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    Would I be charged a seller fee on a DVD, for example?
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    I want to sell my old powerisers. What should I charge on gumtree? Here they are:

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    No, you get all of the money.

    They are three very different markets:

    ebay - 'does anyone want this now?'

    Amazon - 'does anyone want this, even though its price is different to everyone else's?'

    Gumtree - 'does anyone local want this, probably just to pick up rather than have it posted to you?'

    They're all good for different things.
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    Would I be charged a seller fee on a DVD, for example?
    No seller fee in my experience. Just costs you more if you want your ads to be more visible. Never try to sell on ebay and elsewhere simultaneously.
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    I want to sell my old powerisers.
    This is item for ebay - you will get people from across the country interested and the price question will sort itself out via the auction process.

    (Oh, and get some better photos of them.)
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    (Original post by k9markiii)
    No seller fee in my experience. Just costs you more if you want your ads to be more visible. Never try to sell on ebay and elsewhere simultaneously.
    How would the selling price/speed compare from eBay to gumtree?
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    How would the selling price/speed compare from eBay to gumtree?
    I wanted to sell a bike on it. I'd have got more from gumtree than on ebay after costs.
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    (Original post by k9markiii)
    I wanted to sell a bike on it. I'd have got more from gumtree than on ebay after costs.
    It's very difficult to send bikes via a courier - unless it's seriously specialist, they're 'for local people only' so Gumtree is great for them.

    These can be sent anywhere...

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    It's very difficult to send bikes via a courier - unless it's seriously specialist, they're 'for local people only' so Gumtree is great for them.

    These can be sent anywhere...

    OP: How urgently do you need the money?
    Very urgently
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    You'll get less money for them, but if we're talking about "today or tomorrow" rather than "the end of next week", Gumtree is the way to go.

    First: get some better photos - in focus, and taken with a camera rather than a phone - including ones of them in action!

    Second: find a good review of them and link to that.

    Third: think of a price. Look on ebay and see what they have been going for (you're interested in the completed items, i.e. what stuff has actually been sold - or not - for). Price below that.
 
 
 
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