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Topic: An idea for selling that needs feedback- Quests!  (Read 375 times)
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« on: October 09, 2005 09:56:57 AM »

Alright, so I've recently opened up my own web shop to sell things I make, and I have an idea..

So, sometimes, I can't find the fabric for something anymore. Something happens so that I know I won't be able to make anymore of something for a long time, and so there are only 2 or 3 of the items left. But more people than 2 or 3 people want them (people procrastonate, you know how it is)

Instead of just selling them, first come, first serve, how about I send them on quests!

Lets say I only have 2 Voo Doo dolls left; I'll trade them for a Galaxy Express 999 poster instead of selling them! Or, since I mostly sell to my friends and most of us have passes to DIsneyland (and Disney will let you in the park for a hour for free for shopping on Mainstreet. Lots of 'for's right there), I could say, "You'll only get this scarf if you give me Cruella De Vil's autograph"

Is this silly? Or is this a good idea?
Thank you all for feedback!

And the earth was without form or glory.

« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2005 10:03:52 AM »

It's an awesome idea, definately for friends. For random internet buyers, i'm not so sure they'd appreciate it tho...i would!

« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2005 03:48:41 PM »

Ok, thank you! Thats what I was mostly wondering about; random buyers. Maybe if the webbie takes off, I'll do it once in a while or something... I donno.

More imput?

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