Best Offer 2

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Nifty-Chicken, Sep 27, 2009.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    See the "Buy It Now" button on this one? People can make an offer under the buy it now price or just buy it now. [​IMG]

    Seems kinda redundant to what is offered in the "auction" type of listing, so we may just stick with:

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  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    On that one big auction site that does a best offer, it seems really involved to do a best offer. You offer a price and then the seller says yes or no, if no, the auction continues.

    I think a regular and a buy it now offer for BYC would be plenty.
     
  3. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    So if you offer a Buy It Now the same time as an auction, how do we know what the Buy It Now price is?
     
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    For "best Offer" you can bid up to the "Buy It Now" price. Once you get that high you would just click the Buy It Now button.

    I do think "Best Offer" is probably too confusing so we may not have it as an option.
     
  5. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    It would be the amount listed by the Buy It Now button.
     
  6. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Oh I see it now.

    So if I want to sell a widget, I can start the bidding out at $5, but I can put a Buy It Now, if I want, for $20. Now, if the bidding only goes to $5, I still have to sell it for $5, right?
     
  7. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    Ya, but that is true in an auction too. Unless you set a reserve or minimum price you agree to sell the item at that price.
     
  8. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Quote:Yep..... [​IMG]
     
  9. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

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    Oh so really it's not a "best offer" like on ebay that has to be rejected or accepted. It's just a straight bid. Any way to change the wording?
     
  10. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    We'll probably just remove the "best offer" feature... it's just too confusing and you can basically have the same features in an auction listing.

    Thanks everybody!
     

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