A little help if you please.

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  1. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    I'm looking to start selling the wood pens I make. I am unfortunately not too familiar with the best way to go about doing this. Do any of you have any experience with "e-commerce"?

    The only options I am aware of right now are Etsy, Ebay, or starting my own website. I'm equally devoid of knowledge on all three.:jj: Well, I do have an ebay account but I've never sold anything.

    I would love any and all suggestions you have, even if it's what you prefer when buying something online. Does Etsy or Ebay feel safer than an individual website?

    Thanks for anything you can offer.:hat:
     
  2. jackie the jerk

    jackie the jerk Not Mexican VIP

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    I bought and sold stuff on Ebay all the time, it was fine both ways.
     
  3. jackie the jerk

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    Oh and JPEG it
     
  4. BleedingGums

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  5. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Lets see what you're making.
     
  6. gilaet

    gilaet King Of Town Staff Member

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    :c
     
  7. face palm

    face palm Well-Known Member

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    pencils?
     
  8. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict 2010 OG VIP

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    This. An EBay store is fairly inexpensive and easy to setup and run.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    i've got some surplus buggy whips that we could offer a package deal on.
     
  10. eliasbboy

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    PullMyFinger Hors d'oeuvre Addict 2010 OG VIP

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    A wooden penis and a buggy whip package.

    I'd heavily advertise on S&M boards.
     
  12. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    I just threw this one together today to get the rust off. I hadn't made one for a bit.

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  13. eliasbboy

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    Mechanical pencils too, yes.
     
  14. blairg

    blairg loving Mari VIP

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    hey fuckface Elias, I'm a pen queer, how much? I would buy one.
     
  15. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    Nice looking stuff Elias.
     
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    Art Grandiloquent Bloviator VIP

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    Looks beautiful. Can you make wooden condoms? I might know a customer :dontknow:
     
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    amazon,ebay, craigslist and your own site...hittem all with your stuff..

    also

    i think if it is on ebay or amazon ..people might take more comfort
    in seeing your reputation and feedback

    and how long and what other things you have been selling

    and if you rip them off ebay will get them their money back ...
     
  18. 1Vegasgirl

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    :giggle:
     
  19. blairg

    blairg loving Mari VIP

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    if you will make two, engraved, one saying "Blair" and the other saying "Marianela" I will pay you for your time and the shipping.
     
  20. Chief

    Chief I'm all sixes & sevens & nines Staff Member

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    What are you turning them on?