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View Poll Results: Besides eBay, which one alternative is the best to sell your items?
Amazon 3 50.00%
Bonanza 3 50.00%
Voters: 6. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-25-2018, 10:58 AM
 
Location: New York, NY
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Sales were really slow on my eBay for a long while now and I'm thinking of taking them elsewhere on a another site.

I did my research some few days ago and I believe Amazon & Bonanza could be the new sites to do so because of what it has that eBay doesn't in some aspects such as really cheaper fees, items getting exposure abroad the internet, en cetera.

For those who aren't familiar with Bonanza, here's this site: https://www.bonanza.com/

For those who have experience selling on those sites, is it better than eBay?
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Old 01-25-2018, 11:16 AM
 
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I tried to sell something on eBay, and the person claim never got it. After that, I gave up on eBay. Aamzon so far so good for me.
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Old 01-25-2018, 11:36 AM
 
Location: Connecticut
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Sales were really slow on my eBay for a long while now and I'm thinking of taking them elsewhere on a another site.

I did my research some few days ago and I believe Amazon & Bonanza could be the new sites to do so because of what it has that eBay doesn't in some aspects such as really cheaper fees, items getting exposure abroad the internet, en cetera.

For those who aren't familiar with Bonanza, here's this site: https://www.bonanza.com/

For those who have experience selling on those sites, is it better than eBay?

Amazon fees are higher than Ebay's, not sure about Bonanza since I never used that site.

Generally speaking,

Amazon is good for "new condition items" that are "gift ready" and used books. Other items can be difficult although not impossible. Return rates are very high on Amazon since they have a "no questions asked" return policy for 30 days.

Ebay has lower fees and less risk of returns. Ebay also allows you to challenge returns although that doesn't mean you will win the case.

BTW, Bonanza is mostly just listings that have been exported by ebay sellers. There are apps out there that can transfer/duplicate your ebay store onto Bonanza.

IMO its best to sell on Amazon and Ebay. Each site has their strengths and its always wise to spread your risk around when possible. (i.e. don't put all your eggs on one basket)
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Old 01-25-2018, 11:54 AM
 
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I say craigslist. Sell it and forget it.
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Old 01-25-2018, 02:34 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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I tried to sell something on eBay, and the person claim never got it. After that, I gave up on eBay. Aamzon so far so good for me.
OMG. You have no idea how much I hate dealing with these self-righteous customers on eBay! The information is right in front of them when looking at the item yet they come acting stupid and trying to taking advantage. That's the crap that makes me want to quit eBay.
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Old 01-25-2018, 02:40 PM
 
Location: New York, NY
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Seeing some good replies on this thread so far and I want to thank those participating. Anybody else who wants to have their input here is welcome.

Just a little additional info or clarification I want add from the initial post: I neglected to mention that what site do I have a better chance of selling and get it done.

Now lastly and this maybe be bit off-topic or whatever, is there ANY OTHER site than the three I mentioned that will give me a better shot as well.
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Old 01-25-2018, 09:09 PM
 
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OMG. You have no idea how much I hate dealing with these self-righteous customers on eBay! The information is right in front of them when looking at the item yet they come acting stupid and trying to taking advantage. That's the crap that makes me want to quit eBay.
Exactly, and I wasn't even selling a lot. It was actually a testing too. I still have more of the stuff that I wanted to sell, but I decided why bother with these people. On top of that, if people would do something like this in the first place, they would likely do it again in the future. So, I don't see any profit from there.
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Old 01-26-2018, 11:55 PM
 
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Sales were really slow on my eBay for a long while now and I'm thinking of taking them elsewhere on a another site.

I did my research some few days ago and I believe Amazon & Bonanza could be the new sites to do so because of what it has that eBay doesn't in some aspects such as really cheaper fees, items getting exposure abroad the internet, en cetera.

For those who aren't familiar with Bonanza, here's this site: https://www.bonanza.com/

For those who have experience selling on those sites, is it better than eBay?

Can't answer your question, but wanted to bring up hobby sites often have free advertising. For example, I can advertise metal detectors on some of their forums. I can advertise shortwave radios on ham radio sites for free. So if any of your items are hobby-related, there is probably a free site for ads. Best wishes.
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Old 01-30-2018, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Annandale, VA
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Craigslist for me. I have dumped many items from computers to furniture.
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Old 01-30-2018, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Bellmawr, New Jersey
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LetGo and OfferUp are huge as well. Facebook also has it's own marketplace, helps keep it local.
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