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Topic # 116957 14-May-2013 22:33
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I don't usually look at the sella auction site, hardly suprising given the state of their current auctions:



unless i'm reading this wrong, there are only 18 or so things for sale (excluding jobs/motoring/real estate/business for sale)




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  Reply # 817779 14-May-2013 22:37
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sella recently announced they were moving out of online auctions didnt they and moving into herald classifieds or something.

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Yes I thought it had closed down. They should really take the site offline rather than leave it like that. Maybe they could sell it, someone may pay for it, rather than developing their own one.

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  Reply # 817788 14-May-2013 22:57
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They are not closing Sella down.  It will be left running for Real Estate classifieds and Motor Vehicles.





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  Reply # 817790 14-May-2013 23:13
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grant_k: They are not closing Sella down.  It will be left running for Real Estate classifieds and Motor Vehicles.


Well surely they are going to redo it for that? Hardly has anything on it , except in those areas. Why would they have all the other areas still listed?

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  Reply # 817843 15-May-2013 08:40
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grant_k: They are not closing Sella down.  It will be left running for Real Estate classifieds and Motor Vehicles.


Which is all that was ever there anyway really.

Every time I listed anything to sell, I just had scammers contacting me. 

Sella had a really good chance to take on TM, but extremely poor marketing let it down.





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  Reply # 817873 15-May-2013 09:14
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Regs: I don't usually look at the sella auction site, hardly suprising given the state of their current auctions:

unless i'm reading this wrong, there are only 18 or so things for sale (excluding jobs/motoring/real estate/business for sale)


Rollback three months...




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  Reply # 820240 15-May-2013 18:38
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xpd: 

Sella had a really good chance to take on TM, but extremely poor marketing let it down.



Unless Trade Me massively screws up the first mover advantage is just too high.

Sella spent a lot of time and money on their site and had some fairly high profile charity auctions.

I really doubt they could have done anything differently other than spend a lot more money for no gain.



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