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View Full Version : Yardsellr anyone?


deannatroupe
03-21-2012, 08:34 AM
Does anyone in here sell on yardsellr? I buy stuff from there all the time. I'd love to support some of the wahms from here. PM me your site if you do sell on yardsellr.


bubi417
03-26-2012, 04:28 PM
Yes I do sell and buy from yardsellr. I think its a great way to sell without fees like ebay lol.

starbirdy66
03-27-2012, 09:02 PM
Hi Deanna,

Checkout the Garage Sale forums in Promote your business. I've seen some members using Yardsellr.

Garage Sales - Buy, Sell, or Trade - WAHM Forums - WAHM.com (http://www.wahm.com/forum/garage-sales-buy-sell-trade-37/)


deannatroupe
03-28-2012, 12:23 PM
Thanks so much. I will be sure to check that out.

ybnegood
04-06-2012, 07:33 PM
I went to check out the site and you have to create an account to even look at any listings.
Sorry, that turned me off - I didn't join
I can see registering to actually buy or sell, but to just check out the site? dumb

martin

ginru123
04-07-2012, 05:22 AM
Agreed it is dumb. I did register with Yardsellr to see the items, I should have known better, my mailbox immediately started getting flooded with messages that people wanted to give me photon credits. Dumb, dumb, dumb!

khakigirl
04-07-2012, 01:27 PM
Agreed it is dumb. I did register with Yardsellr to see the items, I should have known better, my mailbox immediately started getting flooded with messages that people wanted to give me photon credits. Dumb, dumb, dumb!

Um, do you realize that Photons = CASH to spend on the site? You can easily click unsubscribe if you're not interested anymore.

khakigirl
04-07-2012, 01:29 PM
I went to check out the site and you have to create an account to even look at any listings.
Sorry, that turned me off - I didn't join
I can see registering to actually buy or sell, but to just check out the site? dumb

martin

I think they do that in hopes that you'll buy something right away because you get a $5 credit and it starts ticking down (~80 cents per day). They want to create a "gotta buy now" atmosphere. It's great for sellers (like me), not so much for buyers. I do buy upon occasion and I like having Photons because they're basically a discount on anything I want to buy.

ginru123
04-08-2012, 05:40 AM
I know what photons are, don't care. I don't appreciate my e-mail getting flooded by a site that I am forced to subscribe to in order to view it before I even am able to learn about photons and know that is going to happen. If I were able to view the site without revealing my e-mail first I may feel different. I have finally unsubscribed (I think) but it took 3 tries.

ybnegood
04-08-2012, 07:15 AM
If they chased me away.. How many thousands of "potential" buyers did they chase away too?

It is not good business practise (in any business) to make your customers nervous about doing
business with you PERIOD......

You can't even leave them feedback without registering....Thats like Walmart saying sorry you cant shop
here, but we'd like to know why you wont shop here - but you have to shop here first before you can tell
us why you wont shop here.. again very, very, dumb

martin

khakigirl
04-09-2012, 04:35 AM
If they chased me away.. How many thousands of "potential" buyers did they chase away too?

It is not good business practise (in any business) to make your customers nervous about doing
business with you PERIOD......

You can't even leave them feedback without registering....Thats like Walmart saying sorry you cant shop
here, but we'd like to know why you wont shop here - but you have to shop here first before you can tell
us why you wont shop here.. again very, very, dumb

martin

I agree that they should NOT be forcing anyone to sign up just to look around. It's a little unfair and kind of creepy. I will be passing along your complaints. But if you want to complain yourself, you could post a complaint on their FB wall. I've seen lots of people do that. You can also email [email protected] That's their all purpose contact email address.

ybnegood
04-10-2012, 05:03 PM
Thanks Khakigirl, ok to pass on my complaint.

I'm from old school...If you make it difficult to shop there - I won't shop there.

I attempted to complain - They make it difficult to complain

So that tells me they have ZERO customer service skills. I don't want to associate my reputation
with a site that quite frankly stinks

They won't get my business buying or selling

martin

kiah
04-11-2012, 12:46 PM
The forced sign up drove me away from the site. i won't even do groupon because of the forced registration to even look!

04-12-2012, 09:46 AM
We make it very easy to get in touch with us; you can always do so at [email protected], and we will get back to you ASAP. We also proactively search for unsatisfied community members so we can help 8-)

We understand your frustrations, and although they are warranted, Yardsellr does not use your information for anything other than tailoring the experience to each individual community member. We also like having community members log in before browsing through the items because we award each new community member a $5 sign up bonus, and we feel that browsing through potential buys is always a little more fun when you are armed with an extra free $5 shopping credit.

There are millions of happy Yardsellr community members and we hope you can join in! Either way, we wish you all the best! -Ryan ([email protected])

kiah
04-12-2012, 10:34 AM
So, make the referral only good when a person sign up and joins. Allow a person to LOOK around first on the site to see if there are things to peak their interest. I refuse to join a company that mandates my email address just to see what they may or nay not offer me. There are other ways to offer incentives and to have people register other than forcing it down their throat. Ebay does not even do that!
We make it very easy to get in touch with us; you can always do so at [email protected], and we will get back to you ASAP. We also proactively search for unsatisfied community members so we can help 8-)

We understand your frustrations, and although they are warranted, Yardsellr does not use your information for anything other than tailoring the experience to each individual community member. We also like having community members log in before browsing through the items because we award each new community member a $5 sign up bonus, and we feel that browsing through potential buys is always a little more fun when you are armed with an extra free $5 shopping credit.

There are millions of happy Yardsellr community members and we hope you can join in! Either way, we wish you all the best! -Ryan ([email protected])

KeishaWilliams
05-05-2012, 04:06 PM
Just my little side note..

A lot of sites do this...in order to look at the 'goodies' or get 'benefits' you have to provide an email...that is part of marketing and how many successfully build a customer base, send out specials..all this you can opt out of but still have the benefit to visit the site itself.

Shoe Dazzle, Just Fab, a new jewelry one I can't remember...and other HUGE retailers do this.
Different strokes for different folks though. Nothin creepy about it. :)

I'm glad I stumbled upon here, I tried ebay, too expensive, don't like Etsy, and ecrater is cool but doesn't provide a lot of traffic like ebay does. Gonna give Yardsellr a try!

ybnegood
05-05-2012, 08:39 PM
I'm sorry, but you have 3 buttons to click on at your home page
1. Login if you are a member
2. Connect thru facebook (not give us your email address to look around)
3 Feedback (which you have to have an account to leave feedback

[email protected] doesnt appear anywhere on your home page

I don't mind giving my email address to shop somewhere
your site asks for facebook information, not email address

You shouldnt have to register to leave feedback. Get true feedback and find out how many potential
customers you are losing.

There are choices that consumers can make, when you lose potential customers you also hurt the sellers
Let customers look and give them a pop up that says something like we hope you like Yardsellr
and if you join now we will give you $5 to shop or something like that.

otherwise, try a pop up that says don't go...we'd like to know why you didn't join

I'm already on bonanza, blujay, ebay, ecrater, etc.
martin

jennchandler01
06-28-2012, 08:28 AM
I have both bought and sold items on Yardsellr and have had no problems with it at all!

VCat84
07-10-2012, 09:14 AM
I am not sure why so many people dislike this site. I personally enjoy it. I just started 2 weeks ago and already sold 2 items. I am going to continue on. My mailbox does not get flooded every time I get photons, it just tells me when I sign in.

I understand that not every site has to be right for every person, but I hope not everyone runs away who reads this thread. I really like the connectivity with Facebook and how 4 of my items always show up in a nice little box on my FB page. I am someone who is on FB and Twitter a lot so the social aspect of it works for me.

Gluestick
07-10-2012, 01:21 PM
I hate that Yardsellr doesn't offer sorting by price. I bought some yarn there yesterday, but the whole site just seems so user-unfriendly to me.

CrystalMK
08-02-2012, 01:13 PM
I do sell on yardsellr. I haven't been able to sell as much on there as with ebay though.

kacyvanamaner123
08-05-2012, 02:56 AM
I love yardsellr but since they raised buying fees I haven't been on as much.

VCat84
08-09-2012, 10:44 PM
I take back all the nice things I said about Yardsellr. I have since become one of their victims. I am such a good seller on all sites...I always ship within 24 hours, I used nice bubble envelopes, I make sure people get a confirmation # etc.

Yardsellr decided to STEAL over $30 from me. They were mad because "I sold something to someone I know on FB and I am not allowed to sell to my Facebook friends". This is the reason they refuse to pay me. YOU HAVE TO BE KIDDING. Yardsellr is totally connected to FB. I cannot stop a friend from buying something.

My friend has the item. Yardsellr has their cut (and MY money). I have nothing.

They are disgusting scam artists and I am so sorry for the few items I sold on there and the friends who signed up b/c they saw me using it.

deannatroupe
09-13-2012, 02:37 PM
What?!? Now that doesn't make any sense. Why wouldn't they want you selling to a Facebook friend? What's the point of them linking to Facebook if they don't want you selling to your Facebook connections? That's about to make me just sell directly on Facebook or on my own site.

extremelibrary
10-07-2012, 05:35 PM
This is tough. I was looking at possibly joining Yardsellr. I keep seeing mixed reviews on this company.



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