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#265621 1-Feb-2020 11:34
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I am calling it beta testing but it's more like a soft launch: someone I know is working on an auction site with no success fees - although they charge to list items (I have my own idea about this).

 

NzTechAds.

 

The site specialises in tech categories only - kind of a niche marketplace.

 

Please have a look around, register if wanted to find out more (packages are free during this period). Feedback welcome on this thread.





 

 

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  #2411070 1-Feb-2020 12:12
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Thanks Freitasm, placed an ad for a 'spy' camera I've had floating around to test the waters.


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  #2411074 1-Feb-2020 12:22
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Publicly displaying the sellers email address? Hmmm. Not sure about that one.




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  #2411075 1-Feb-2020 12:26
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Stu: Publicly displaying the sellers email address? Hmmm. Not sure about that one.

 

 

 

Yes, this was a concern for me as well. I wasn't able to change the email address that I registered with - instead, I had to delete and re-create the account.

 

 

 

Apart from that, the site is looking good for the most part. There are a few spelling mistakes spread throughout the FAQ page. It also uses the American spelling for 'favourite'.


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  #2411124 1-Feb-2020 13:20
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Hmm only on their site using my phone but I just cant seem to find the cost of the packages and listings once the promo time ends?



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  #2411130 1-Feb-2020 13:57
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I found the cost in the FAQ.




 

 

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  #2411134 1-Feb-2020 14:09
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freitasm: I found the cost in the FAQ.

 

like in here -> https://nztechads.co.nz/faq/ ??

 

Do you need to be logged in to see the package costs ?

 

The "kind of packages" FAQ area seems to be the only one that would/should include a costing ?




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  #2411135 1-Feb-2020 14:12
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Under "What kind of packages" but on desktop shows prices. Not on mobile.




 

 

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  #2411136 1-Feb-2020 14:16
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freitasm: Under "What kind of packages" but on desktop shows prices. Not on mobile.

 

Im on desktop now, getting the same page on FF/Chrome/Edge

 

 

 




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  #2411137 1-Feb-2020 14:37
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Hmmm. Ok, I saw these before will check when home.




 

 

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  #2411188 1-Feb-2020 16:32
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Thank you for checking out NZTechAds!

 

We really appreciate all the feedback you give since our goal is to provide a pleasant user experience selling tech products and browsing ads.

 

The above-mentioned issues have been addressed, please check again:

 

  • Hiding the email address on the Public profile page
  • The issue with changing the email address has been fixed
  • Fixed the spelling mistakes in the FAQ
  • The package pricing table has been uploaded under the "What kind of packages" topic in the FAQ

Please let us know if you saw any issues or have some suggestions on how to improve the site.

 

Feel free to create ads, that’s the best way to test NZTechAds. 😊


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  #2411724 2-Feb-2020 21:21
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Thank you for your feedback via Hotjar.
We adjusted a few things again on the site.

 


I’d like to share a few more information about NZTechAds, how it works, what are the reasons behind it.
NZTechAds is New Zealand's newest online marketplace that is focusing only on tech goods. Users can list their electronic items, either new or second hand, or browse and buy these types of products. NZTechAds.co.nz is designed to offer a pleasant user experience, including quickly submitting ads with NO success fees, free text search, and easily searchable categories.

Our business model brings a new perspective to New Zealand’s online trading habits. A few reasons in favour of NZTechAds’ prepaid package model:

1.       TradeMe has a success fee of 7.9% (Max $249) without promotions for a 7-day auction.
That means if you sell a $1000 laptop in 7 days you pay $79 to TradeMe.

 

On NZTechAds for a 7-day package, you pay $4.25 in advance without any further success fee.
If the laptop won’t sell during these 7 days, you can still renew your ad 17 times more to match up to the TradeMe’s $79 fee. It is very likely a product can be sold in less than 18 weeks.

 

2.       Paying for packages in advance means more devoted users, higher commitment to submit decent and detailed ads, lower the chances of scam and selling fake or faulty items.
Also, the seller and buyer most likely will meet up and do business personally and that encourages higher standards and better trading culture.

 

3.       NZTechAds is focusing only on tech and electronic items, so the audience is more concentrated than on TradeMe (or FB Marketplace). This fact increases the chance of successfully selling your tech goods. 

 

4.       Prepaid packages and no success fees are even more beneficial for selling more expensive or premium products because, in the end, the seller can go home with more money in his pocket. This raises the quality of the user experiences as well. NZTechAds just doesn’t want to be another cheap AliExpress kind of site for tons of $1 phone covers.

 


We might keep one of the ad packages free for a while after the 100% free promotional period.

For a complete experience, I’d like to encourage everyone to create ads on the site because that way you can see how the process works as a user not just as a visitor. Of course, you have to have a tech item to sell to do that, but if you have you can do this now for free and can choose from 400+ tech-related categories. 

Thank you :)


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  #2411731 2-Feb-2020 22:12
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It's going to be tough its a very niche market you are catering for. I am all signed up but alas I have nothing to sell at this stage.

 

I wish you all the best though its fantastic to see somebody out there getting stuck into something and I am sure you all get all the support and advice be it good or bad in this community.

 

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  #2412022 3-Feb-2020 19:49
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Thank you for your feedback! 🙂 We hope to see you back on the site.



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  #2416866 12-Feb-2020 20:27
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We have made some changes and improvements on the site:

 

- Live chat support
- Search is automatically triggered by any change on the Browse Ads page filter sidebar
- Autologin on mail verification after User registration
- Highlighting the empty mandatory fields on the User's Profile page
- Search and add different locations to your ads independently from your profile settings
- New Contact Us page
- Overall performance improvements
- Minor bug fixes

 

If you are interested, please check out: NZTechAds


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  #2442133 20-Mar-2020 12:57
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Hi All, 

 

These are our latest changes on NZTechAds from March:

 

  • NEW Buy Ad feature - You can create ads when you are looking for a product you want to buy. Users who see your ad can contact you and let you know if they are willing to sell the product you are looking for.
    Creating a buy type ad is always FREE.
  • NEW and more detailed Condition types are added to better describe your product to sell or buy.
  • NEW design changes and shortcuts to improve the usability further and make navigation on the site easier.
  • Overall performance improvements, the site and pages are loading faster.
  • Multiple minor fixes and improvements

We have new premium audio products on the site, check out PaulMoneyHiFi on NZTechAds!

 

Come and check out the continuously growing NZTechAds site!


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