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(10-17-2012 08:26 AM)phillihp23 Wrote: Isn't that just symantec's? Its the same price either way.
5.99 buy it now
8.49 buy it now
I know when i look at an auction I see it for the total cost....whats shipping, whats card price and add them together. I dont say well this ones free shipping so I'll buy it for 8 dollars rather than the one that is 5 dollars and 3 dollar. I dont think anyone is fooled by that.
The only differance I see is that you remove the ability to argue for combined shipping. I find it to be a game of perception and nothing more.
(10-17-2012 08:46 AM)phillihp23 Wrote: Now that you put it that way....I'll make more money and the winners wont get any discount. LOL ! and that somehow makes me a better seller in someones eyes ROFL.
(10-17-2012 08:46 AM)phillihp23 Wrote: I guess I'm just a wiser buyer because I would see through that and personally buy from someone else. But hey, if that makes other buyers happy I'll give it a swing next time I have some cards to put up for auction.
(10-17-2012 08:26 AM)phillihp23 Wrote: I know when i look at an auction I see it for the total cost....whats shipping, whats card price and add them together. I dont say well this ones free shipping so I'll buy it for 8 dollars rather than the one that is 5 dollars and 3 dollar. I dont think anyone is fooled by that.
(10-17-2012 02:12 PM)ricelynnevans75 Wrote: I it could potentially make your life easier on ebay which is very well known to be in the buyer's favor.
Hang around the boards long enough (here or elsewhere) and you're going to see people pop up and complain about s/h charges.
AND, since they all have free shipping, you won't get questions from people about it unless someone wants to know how you package the cards I guess. So, in the end, you still get the money you wanted and don't have to worry about possible buyers messaging you.
Something about the word "free" gets to people. Well, anything that sounds like you're getting something actually.
Take a look at the department store JCPenney. They always had sales going and did well. Then, 6 months ago (?), they ditched all sales completely and immediately labeled everything at their lowest price. So, no more ads for sales (15-50% off type stuff), and their stock fell. Coincidence? They were still advertising after all. It's the idea that people are getting something for free/at a discount.
(10-17-2012 02:40 PM)kesscards Wrote: Sounds to me like you may have lost the sale because you would not give a straight answer to his question.