[Trombone-l] Selling accessories

Craig Parmerlee craig at parmerlee.com
Mon May 27 14:20:10 CST 2019


Personally I would never buy anything from anybody on Facebook.  There 
are no protections whatsoever and you have no assurance who anybody is.  
I made the mistake of buying something in response to a Facebook ad last 
year.  The ad was very well done.  It looked like a professional outfit.

It turned out to be one sleazy guy in San Diego and had connections to 
important products from China. He would gather up 6 weeks of orders and 
then place his order to China.  I eventually gut the stuff after 5 
months and it was complete crap -- nothing like the ad.  There really 
isn't any recourse on Facebook.

At least with eBay, there is a system of building a positive reputation 
as a buyer or seller, and an organization in place to help resolve any 
problems.

On 5/3/2019 9:48 AM, Laurence Payne via Trombone-l wrote:
> Facebook is a notice board.   Don't put stuff on a noticeboard that you don't want the world to see.   But it seems you WANT the world to see your advert?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Topper <bjtx91 at verizon.net>
> Sent: 03 May 2019 14:40
> To: Laurence Payne <lp at laurencepayne.co.uk>; trombone-l at trombonelist.org
> Subject: Re: [Trombone-l] Selling accessories
>
> Only with my aversion to privacy concerns with social media in general.
>
> On 5/3/2019 9:37 AM, Laurence Payne wrote:
>> If you want to use a Facebook facility, I think you'll have to be ON Facebook!   Is that a problem?
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Trombone-l <trombone-l-bounces at trombonelist.org> On Behalf Of Bjtx91 via Trombone-l
>> Sent: 03 May 2019 13:58
>> To: trombone-l at trombonelist.org
>> Subject: [Trombone-l] Selling accessories
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Looking for suggestions to sell a bunch of my  mouthpieces. Can I sell on the Facebook trombone sell groups if I'm not on FB myself? How do I do it?
>>
>> I think Craigslist is too local to be useful.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Bob
>>
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