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What are some good tips on selling anything online ( on ricardo, anibis...)

Mainly selling electronics to be precise.
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Mainly selling electronics to be precise.
If you really want to sell it, get rid of it and move on, price is accordingly, check what is comparable and available now and price at no more than 50% of this

Ricardo probably have more impact, Anibis is free
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Old 26.11.2016, 17:11
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Re: What are some good tips on selling anything online ( on ricardo, anibis...)

Assuming it is your tablet? Check what other similar tablets are listed for.

What did your aunt say??
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Thanks.

50% is hard specially for a brand new item probably used not more than 2 hours ( it's a tablet ).

Also, should I place it for auction? What about payment methods and delivery options? Do most people prefer to pay by bank/cash or have it delivered by post or in person? To make it favorable for the buyer I mentioned delivery charge is to be free and immediate. Other than that I don't know how to improve my chances of selling it asap. I'm also thinking about making the ad premium (paid)
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50% is hard specially for a brand new item probably used not more than 2 hours ( it's a tablet ).
Simple, it is no longer new so people expect that price decrease (and yes, we know it is a tablet from the lengthy earlier thread )
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Re: What are some good tips on selling anything online ( on ricardo, anibis...)

I would add a few more comments.

Often Ricardo and Anibis bring out the REAL bargin hunters (or some may say bottom feeders). If you address that market, as others have said, you need to price accordingly. An electronic/electrical item without a valid guarantee is worth about 20-25% of what you paid (if you are in a hurry). This percentage goes up with a guarantee. Possibly a bit more for recent iPhones for example. You might get 40-45% if in perfect condition.

Sales sites such as Facebook groups (there are several) are less price sensitive. Have a look.

Check the current price on www.toppreisse.ch. That is the full price that you should use for your "discount". Forget what you paid at a full service/full price store like FUST etc. No one cares.

As mentioned, give ALL the details and lots of photos. It is truly amazing the number of ads I see (for all categories) where people do not put even the basic information (dimensions, when purchased, guarantee or not, proper model number, specs for electronics etc.).
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I am used to selling on eBay but is seems CH eBay is non existent and therefore have started to use Ricardo. i would be grateful if someone can clarify three things:-

1. How do I set a reserve amount (min amount) where it is not visible to to anyone?

2. How do I search for products that has been sold already to research how much those items sold for so that I can set the reserve price accordingly.

3. I have included my IBAN in the payment section but when I list the item it defaults to cash. Could it be that I have listed the items as a "pick-up" or could it be that I need to enrol on their credit card options for taking payments?
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Re: What are some good tips on selling anything online ( on ricardo, anibis...)

For electronics in Ricardo you can start from 1 CHF. They are always sold at a decent price and are the ones getting more attention.
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I am used to selling on eBay but is seems CH eBay is non existent and therefore have started to use Ricardo. i would be grateful if someone can clarify three things:-

1. How do I set a reserve amount (min amount) where it is not visible to to anyone?
No can do, a bid is a legally binding offer. It is not like a normal auction where the reserve will normally only be mentioned if it is in danger of not being met. Electronic items with high demand often start at 1fr. Less sort after items often go for 1Fr. You see a lot of auctions with reserves set so high that no bids are received.

2. How do I search for products that has been sold already to research how much those items sold for so that I can set the reserve price accordingly.
AFAIK you can only search for what is on offer at the moment

3. I have included my IBAN in the payment section but when I list the item it defaults to cash. Could it be that I have listed the items as a "pick-up" or could it be that I need to enrol on their credit card options for taking payments?
Yes if you say pick-up it will be cash
Enrollment is necessary and takes a few days to clear
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I am used to selling on eBay but is seems CH eBay is non existent and therefore have started to use Ricardo. i would be grateful if someone can clarify three things:-

1. How do I set a reserve amount (min amount) where it is not visible to to anyone?

I think you can't do that anymore. There is only the start price and the "sofort kaufen" price.
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