Disclosure: This blog post was written as a part of my collaboration with eBay.
Recently, my husband decided we needed a new Playstation. Not just any Playstation, but the PS4 that comes out later this month. Let me first clarify that I’m not a huge gamer. It’s definitely more my husband’s thing. However, I do love all the nifty features it offers, like Netflix, Hulu Plus and YouTube that let me watch my favorite shows right from the TV. In fact, our Playstation ends up saving us a lot of money since it allows us to do away with a hefty cable bill each month. Yet, I was still speculative. Do we really need a new game console when this one works just fine?
That’s when I heard about eBay’s new interface called Simple Flow that allows you to sell your old game consoles and other electronics easier than ever. It got me thinking. Selling the old console at a good price would help pay for the new device – making both me and my husband happy. I decided to give it a try.
And boy, I’m glad I did. I was blown away by the ease of this new system. It literally took me about two minutes to choose my device, pick the model and list it. I’ve used eBay a dozen times to sell different items and this was certainly the easiest and less stressful experience I’ve used to date. Usually, I have trouble decide how much to start off the bidding, whether or not to include a “Buy It Now” price, and how much to charge for shipping. With Simple Flow, it took care of all that for me in the blink of an eye.
First, you simply click on the device you plan to sell.
Then, choose the type, model and condition. The system then shows you the best suggested price that you can get for your device.
Click next and the interface does the rest of the work for you. It creates a complete listing with a suggested starting bid, “Buy It Now” price (the suggested price from the last step), approximate shipping costs, and package details. There’s even an option to automatically relist the item up to 3 times if it doesn’t sell. Better yet, the listing is free. So if your item doesn’t sell, you won’t be out any cash.
With the holidays are right around the corner, now is the best time to sell your device online. As a seller, you can cash in on the busy holiday season. Your device might even spark a bidding war (cha-ching!). Additionally, some of the latest and great consoles are due out just in time for the holidays – like the XBox One and the PS4. Don’t you want to give a brand spanking-new console to your favorite gamer this year? (I know I do!)
Visit eBay’s Simple Flow interface today to sell your old mobile phone, tablet, game console, or other electronics. It’s an easy way to make some extra money this holiday season to use on gifts, holiday travel, or whatever else you’ve been wishing for.
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