[Chugalug] how would you do a swap & shop site?

Aaron welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Mon Jan 28 15:38:31 UTC 2013


I want eBay in reverse.  I want to post a price and have people sell me
their stuff.

-AW


On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> Thanx Will. Not bad way to do it and the points module could do that.
>
> As to Chad points out, I'm well aware Ebay and Amazon are the 800 pound
> gorillas.
> But it occurs to me that a specialized site dealing with merchandise from
> a specific field and an area for experts in that field to swap info might
> do well. focus would be the key.
>
> Also a hyper local swap & shop site might pick folk who might be not
> comfortable with the national sites.
> Still a longshot might be worth pursuing.
>
> ----- William Wade <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:
> > All the various reasons not to do it, why do it, etc... aside.
> >
> > I would start thinking along the lines of how McKay's already does this
> in
> > the physical world for a starting point. Likely a credit system could
> would
> > well. X buys something from Y and Y receives 10 credit. Y uses credit to
> > "buy" something else. Economics has learned that a common interchange is
> > very useful.
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 5:52 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > You mean like Craigslist but where people have to pay to list? Would
> be a
> > > hard road since Craigslist is popular and free.
> > >  On Jan 27, 2013 8:50 PM, "Rod-Lists" <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> The shop would be standard commerce packages with your cut factored
> in.
> > >> But I'm stuck on how to implement a trading system for inkind items.
> > >>
> > >> Of this would on a lamp system.
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