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      08-12-2010, 12:28 PM   #45
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the seller seems to be cooperating and understanding. he told me he will relist it if i dont send the payment by friday and was asking if i was still interested.
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      08-12-2010, 12:34 PM   #46
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geezus everyone settle down. You sell shit on ebay, and put the foot on the other foot, THEN talk.
He's not 'ripping him off', or any shit like that, it was plainly put in the auction.

Yes he's charging a lot, but he's not pulling a bait and switch, or anything like that, he's doing EXACTLY what was in the auction. He's charging higher shipping fees because ebay doesn't take their 5-9% cut on it.
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the seller seems to be cooperating and understanding. he told me he will relist it if i dont send the payment by friday and was asking if i was still interested.

You're the only person who can determine what the monitor is worth to you.

Buying an item for $2.00 with $10.00 for shipping or an item for $10.00 with $2.00 for shipping still costs you $12.00 total for each transaction.

Good Luck.
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      08-12-2010, 01:19 PM   #47
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the seller seems to be cooperating and understanding. he told me he will relist it if i dont send the payment by friday and was asking if i was still interested.
good to hear!
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      08-12-2010, 08:56 PM   #48
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I don't understand how people can complain about eBay and Paypal fee's.

eBay is easily the #1 online sales venue, 5-9% for using that and having credit card processing included is pretty damn cheap. Try selling online without eBay and Paypal and see what your costs are.

I have a pretty successful eBay business selling mostly computer & networking parts and I charge actual shipping costs. I usually get a good price for my items and the charges I happily pay are all a cost of doing business.
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I don't understand how people can complain about eBay and Paypal fee's.

eBay is easily the #1 online sales venue, 5-9% for using that and having credit card processing included is pretty damn cheap. Try selling online without eBay and Paypal and see what your costs are.

I have a pretty successful eBay business selling mostly computer & networking parts and I charge actual shipping costs. I usually get a good price for my items and the charges I happily pay are all a cost of doing business.
who said anything about running a business? You're right, if you're running a *business* ebay is tolerable/good. However ebay has always promoted itself as being essentially a flea market of sorts. It's a necessary evil that people don't realize the alternatives that can be done... if you do a million dollars in sales on ebay in a year.... the extra 3-4% you can make through alternative methods is quite a chunk of money to your bottom line.

As a small seller, you'll take a bath on the used item, then the 10% fees on top of it (at least)

And again, as a seller, you have no way of making someone purchase an item.
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