A Great Find & A Defense of E-Bay

From: Mike Ford <mikeford_at_socal.rr.com>
Date: Thu Jun 15 17:08:48 2000

>> When I put something up for auction, it goes to haggle.com. Much
>> much friendlier, and they don't charge anything for listings, nor do they
>> charge a percentage of the sale.
>And the final sales price is likely to be lower because of lesser traffic.
>The difference will probably be more than what Ebay charges.

You MIGHT think so, but actual practice I have seen is that on free listing
sites where the traffic is low, the minimum bids and reserves are HIGH.
Most of the time set at whatever the person is getting on eBay.
Received on Thu Jun 15 2000 - 17:08:48 BST

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