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neddy
14-10-2003, 05:52 PM
Can anyone recommend any good websites to advertise a car?
Would be interested in hearing of any experiences in doing so.
cheers
Neddy

csinclair83
14-10-2003, 06:00 PM
trademe is a pretty good place...
www.trademe.co.nz

very popular in nz..and i think ur car would be sold within a day or so ;)

good luck

Kiwitas
14-10-2003, 06:23 PM
> Can anyone recommend any good websites to advertise a
> car?
Hi neddy,

As CS posted,TradeMe is probably the best, other than going to a Car yard and having it sold on behalf!

There are over 5000 cars being advertised on there at the moment and heaps of options to consider!

I think they have a standard fee of $29.95 and don't charge success fees!

You can make comparisons with cars of same make,mileage etc,and even look at all the expired adds to see if reserves were met or prices sold for
etc! address s in CS's post,
Cheers,Kiwitas,;-)

Far_Canal
14-10-2003, 06:47 PM
Whats wrong with the newspaper or trade and exchange

Kiwitas
14-10-2003, 08:01 PM
> Whats wrong with the newspaper or trade and exchange

Read the question!

Cheers,Kiwitas,,'-)

Thomas
14-10-2003, 08:06 PM
>Read the question!

Well said Kiwitas.

Far_Canal
14-10-2003, 09:46 PM
Yes I did actually!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

All I am saying is that there is much more chance of selling the car in the paper - doh

Fire-and-Ice
14-10-2003, 10:11 PM
> Whats wrong with the newspaper or trade and exchange


Nothing is wrong with them. One does increase exposure to an advert quite significantly by advertising online as well though - don't underestimate the number of people who use Trademe these days. ;-)

csinclair83
14-10-2003, 10:21 PM
on trademe its pretty good, and i thought at the moment is was free to advertise...
and its pretty safe too...as that can act as proof of purchase if some crap happens...
and yeah...

online per day nearly 10,000 people use trademe...
tongith there was a figure of over 6000...

sometiomes ido wonder how many ppl have a computer in nz

Far_Canal
14-10-2003, 10:53 PM
> on trademe its pretty good, and i thought at the
> moment is was free to advertise...
> and its pretty safe too...as that can act as proof of
> purchase if some crap happens...
> and yeah...
>
> online per day nearly 10,000 people use trademe...
> tongith there was a figure of over 6000...
>

Thats the number of log-ins, NOT the number of people. I logged into Trademe over 15 times myself tonight

Trev O
15-10-2003, 08:09 AM
the buy-sell & exchange (http://www.buy-sell-exchange.co.nz/Navigation/HomeDotNet.aspx) is free too

CYaBro
15-10-2003, 08:18 AM
I advertised my car in the Autotrader, Trade & Exchange, loot and the Herald and got not one call!

As soon as I put it on TradeMe I got about 5 emails a day and about 1 call a day!

Thomas
15-10-2003, 08:43 AM
The point is,didyou sell it??;)

CYaBro
15-10-2003, 09:06 AM
As we speak!

Kame
15-10-2003, 12:45 PM
www.x-drive.co.nz I think is one,

I remember seeing on a web, an AVI of a guy selling his car via the web, he showed in the movie taking it to a mechanic getting it all checked over and everything. He sold the car the same day he put it up, because he had all that information. Although, I guess the person who bought it was pretty wealthy, JetStream as well, since the car was pretty well priced up there.

csinclair83
15-10-2003, 02:01 PM
hey neddy..could you let us know how you got on and what you decided to do?

neddy
15-10-2003, 04:10 PM
Hey guys
Thx for all your input
Have explored Trademe and registered ... now have to organiise a digital photo of the car....
Looked at the other sites, will probably give them a try too
No joy with Trade & Exchange - just 2 or 3 phone calls.
Also thinking of Turners Auctions
cheers
Neddy

tommy
15-10-2003, 08:52 PM
Being able to see a photo of the goods for sale is probably one of the biggest attractions of Trademe. To have a photo displayed in traditional newspapers, Buy Sell and Exchange, etc is expensive even for a small image.

caffy
16-10-2003, 07:41 AM
And also in newspapers/mags etc the photos are usually small, and sometimes (especially with newspapers) not good quality.

Hence trademe being popular - you can have a thumbnail of the photo, and click onto it to see a bigger photo. And they are usually taken with a digital camera, so it has good quality. Or even scanned at a high DPI setting.