Based in United Kingdom, mungo115 has been an eBay member since 29 Mar, 2004
29 Mar, 2004
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Blocking Bids From Outside Your Selling Area
In recent weeks especially with regard to high value Hi-Fi equipment I have seen many items that have been listed as "Post to UK only" receive last minute bids from outside the UK. At best this can mean the hassle of packing and posting items to far away places, at worst having to relist and in my experience relisted items NEVER sell for the original bid price so you lose money due to the "doubt" factor creeping in to bidders minds.
The answer is simple, when listing items for sale in y...
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Reserve Price Versus Start Price Bidding Confidence
E-Bay is an auction site! this may seem obvious but as someone who attends "real" auctions this is a point missed by many members. If you have items people want they will sell, if nobody wants your item it will not sell whatever the price.
Now to the point of this guide, why start an auction with a high start bid then have a hidden reserve price, this practice annoys me and I am sure a lot of other people as well. Remember I said it was an auction site in the above situation what usually hap...