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Jerryc41
06-27-2018, 08:10 AM
It looks like Mim is no longer selling on eBay, but she is still on Reverb. I guess that makes sense. Why have two separate online stores when one will work just as well?

Wherever she is, she's a great source for ukuleles.

EDW
06-27-2018, 08:27 AM
Yeah, I think she has been off ebay for a while. I am not sure what the fees are on each, but it may be a better deal

Rllink
06-27-2018, 08:46 AM
She was on ebay but moved her business to Reverb because Reverb was a better outlet for her. There was a transition period when she was on both. Evidently the transition has been completed.

SandChannel
06-27-2018, 08:58 AM
You could probably do her a favor by ordering directly and just having her invoice you via Paypal.

Choirguy
06-27-2018, 02:44 PM
While I buy off eBay, I will no longer sell there. My last transactions ended up costing at least 20% of the transaction by the time that eBay listing fees, final eBay fees, and PayPal fees were deducted...and that is if the auction even sold at the item’s value (which I consider to be significantly less than new). Any service that can eliminate those problems is worth dealing with.

Mivo
06-27-2018, 02:51 PM
Reverb's fees are substantially lower. 3.5% for Reverb, 10% for eBay. In both cases there's a 2.9% + $0.30 fee for PayPal. Reverb also has a lower cap/max fee ($350 vs. $750).

Reverb is rather specialized, though, so I think eBay may produce more sales and more revenue overall, but Mim may not need that extra business as she's by now well-known and Reverb increases the profit margin.

Lapyang
06-27-2018, 04:10 PM
You could probably do her a favor by ordering directly and just having her invoice you via Paypal.

Yup. I usually email her and buy from her direct.

SandChannel
06-27-2018, 04:50 PM
Yup. I usually email her and buy from her direct.

Same here. Just bought a beauty of a Kamaka Tenor from her a couple weeks ago. My first "real" uke!

mjh42
06-28-2018, 12:14 PM
I just recieved an KoAloha Tenor from MIM today! Played for about an hour but now I'm here and have other evening things to do....I'll play later.

Called her up, had some questions, had a nice chat, made the deal, paid over the phone, shipped, received, happy uke player :cool:

katyar
06-28-2018, 12:36 PM
She's also revamped her website, so that may be part of it. It looks good!

Jerryc41
06-29-2018, 12:02 AM
You could probably do her a favor by ordering directly and just having her invoice you via Paypal.

That's a good idea, even bypassing PayPal and paying directly with a credit card.