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Top Questions

What are My Tasks and My To Do List?

When you visit your Dashboard, you will see a button that says My Tasks. It will show you the number of outstanding tasks you should resolve.

Clicking on the My Tasks button will bring up a list of outstanding tasks.

These can include:

  • Checking any new messages
  • Making sure sold listings have been shipped and paid for
  • Making sure you’ve relisted items within a 7 day period
  • Answering any disputes
  • Placing feedback
  • Adding your name to your profile
  • Adding an image to your profile
  • Adding information about you or about your interests to your profile
  • Posting in the forum
  • Posting feedback
  • Bidding, winning, making an offer or using an enquiry form
  • Subscribing to the MrBuyGuy newsletter
  • Uploading a video to the help section
  • Creating at least two listings

Your To Do List, also on your dashboard, shows how many issues you have resolved, and how many are still open.

Can I save an auction listing as I create it?

 Yes you can, as you go through the steps to sell an auction you can press the Save Listing button on the top right hand corner of the page at anytime.  When you press this button simply enter in a title for your listing and press Save.  You will then be redirected to the Incomplete Listings page.  You can continue with your listing at anytime by clicking Incomplete Listings under Selling on your dashboard. Select the listing you would like to complete and click  Complete Now. This will take you back to the auction detailspage where you can now complete your listing . (Note: Once your listing has been completed the item will no longer appear in the incomplete listings page).

 

Sorting Hotels

Once you have refined your search, you can sort the hotels on the page according to the criterion most important to you. This will make it easier for you to compare.

You have a number of different choices.

You can sort:

  1. 1. By number of recommendations
  2. 2. By rating
  3. 3. By distance from a particular city
  4. 4. By price. Use the dropdown box at the top of the page to convert to a different currency.

How can I see the price of an item that has already been sold?

You can search for Completed Listings. These are listings that have ended within the last 15 days, whether or not the item sold.

To search for completed listings:

1.    Click Advanced Search.

2.     Enter two or three words that describe the item in the Enter keywords or item number field.

3.     Select Completed Listings in the Search Including section.

4.       Click Search. 

How can I include calculated shipping costs in my listing?

Click List Item at the top of the page, then click Sell Item, then fill out your listing. After you enter the details about your product, you will arrive at a section which asks you for shipping information. You will have two choices:

  • Free shipping
  • Specify shipping costs

Select Specifiy shipping costs, then fill in the cost and details in the spaces provided.  To offer more than one shipping option, click Add Another Shipping Option. The winner of the auction will be able to choose one of the options.

Can I withdraw my listing?

 Whether or not you can withdraw  a listing before it expires depends on the type of listing and, if it is a General Listing with a reserve, whether  the reserve has been met or not. 

You can withdraw a general listing before it expires, up to an hour before expiration. If you withdraw within an hour after placing the listing, MrBuyGuy will refund all of your listing and promotional fees. After the first hour, you may have to pay an additional fee to withdraw your listing.

You may withdraw a classified listing at any time. There is no fee for withdrawing a classified listing.

Whenever you withdraw a listing, you must state a reason for the withdrawal. If you make repeated withdrawals that MrBuyGuy considers unjustified, your account my be suspended.

How do I register with MrBuyGuy?

Registering is quick and easy. You can register with your Facebook account or with your email account.

To register with your Facebook account, click the Facebook Connect button at the top right of the home page.

If you'd prefer to register with your email account, click Register at the top of the home page. You'll be taken to the login/registration page. Click Create an Account on the right side of the page.

Now, whichever method you used to register, you'll be at the new user registration page. Follow these steps to complete your registration.

  1. Choose your account type, whether you prefer to be a Private User or a Business User. If you choose to register as a Private User, you can upgrade to Business User at any time.
  2. Choose a username. Be sure to use only letters and numbers
  3. Enter your email address. MrBuyGuy will automatically send an email to this address to make sure it's valid.
  4. Enter a password. For your safety, enter a strong password. The percentage bar will tell you how strong your password is. You'll have to type your password a second time to confirm it.
  5. If you have a coupon code, enter it.
  6. Tick Subscribe if you'd like to receive newsletters from MrBuyGuy and find out about terrific bargains.
  7. Click Create My Account. Note that by creating an account with MrBuyGuy, you agree to our terms of use, privacy policy and cookie policy.

Now it's time to complete your registration.

If you have registered as a Private User

  1. Choose your gender from the dropdown box.
  2. Enter your name and address in the boxes provided.
  3. Enter your phone number. You can enter an additional mobile number if you like.
  4. Use the dropdown boxes to enter your date of birth. You must be at least 18 years old to complete your registration.
  5. Pick a security question from the dropdown box and answer it.
  6. If you have a PayPal address you can enter it. You can use PayPal when you engage in transactions with other MrBuyGuy.com members.
  7. Click on Complete My Account.
  8. Now you must validate your email address. Check your email inbox for an email from MrBuyGuy. To activate your account, click on the link in the email

If you have registered as a Business User

  1. Choose a club membership. You can choose a free basic membership or one of several premium memberships. A premium membership comes with a 30 day free trail.  Be sure to read the features of each membership plan carefully before you make your decision.
  2. If you have a promo or voucher code or a gift card number, enter it in the space provided.
  3. Click Subscribe Now. 
  4. If you have chosen a free basic membership, you will be taken you your account settings page. If you have chosen a premium membership, you will be redirected to PayPal, where you can set up montly payments.

 

Can I sell my items internationally?

 Yes, you can. However, you will have to meet the requirements for listings in each country. Also, with each country the laws of the land change and you will have to comply with the rules of that country.

Start comparing

Once you've sorted your products so the ones you're most likely to buy are at the top of the list, it's time to start comparing.

Click on the name of the product you're interested in or click on the Compare Prices button. You'll be taken to a page with a larger version of the product photo as well as the product's overall rating on MrBuyGuy.com.

You can compare prices by looking further down the page, where you'll see a list of all the stores that sell the product, the price at which it's sold at each store and the average customer rating at each store.

You can see particular specifications for the product by clicking on the Specifications tab.

Clicking on the Reviews tab will allow you to see reviews from other MrBuyGuy customers.

Take some time to read the product description carefully and to review all the available information about the product before you decide whether to buy it.

What is the reserve price?

The reserve price is the lowest price the seller will accept for the item. The seller will not sell anything Below the reserve price,  even if the listing ends without any bids.  You will only see the reserve price if you bid on an auction style listing. If the reserve price has not been met, the listing will show this.