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    How to Sell Your World of Warcraft Account for Max Profit on eBay

    Looking to sell your World of Warcraft WoW account? Youíre not alone; hundreds of accounts are offered up on eBay every week. Unfortunately, Blizzard has been waging war against the small seller lately, and using eBayís VeRO policy to have auctions cancelled. Why Blizzard would care to employ someone to specifically target individuals, when large corporations are making millions is a mystery. Regardless, they have chosen to attack players selling on eBay. This guide will show you how to make more money on your World of Warcraft auction, and, dramatically reduce Blizzardís ability to cancel your auction just before it sells.


    The vast majority of accounts for sale on eBay carry some sort of disclaimer. While they may look legal and official, they are not worth your time to ďcut and pasteĒ. Keep in mind that what you are really selling is your log in, password, and secret question answer. None of these items are, or could be copyrighted by Blizzard, nor do they violate any intellectual property laws. The only legal recourse Blizzard would have against anyone selling this information, would be to cancel the account. It is highly unlikely that Blizzard could, or would do so. They are in business to make money, and donít really care where it comes from. Again, donít bother with the disclaimer, itís a waste of time, and wonít prevent your auction from being cancelled.


    Once youíve decided to sell your account, the first thing you need is an eBay account which allows access to several key features: Buy it now, one day auction, and best offer. Do not waste your time with seven day auctions. You are just inviting Blizzard to cancel your auction as it nears the end, frustrating everyone who was bidding, and forcing you to relist it and hope people come back and bid. The easiest way to gain access to these features, is to become verified, which costs $5. If you are unable to become verified, you will need to purchase feedback from .01 recipe or ebook sellers, and conform to a few other rules eBay imposes.


    If you have an account that is a few days old with zero feedback, donít get your hopes up. Youíll just be getting a fraction of what you would have received had you taken the time to purchase some feedback or get verified. Basically, you are asking someone to electronically send you money based on a few screen shots, or unverifiable claims. Would you send someone hundreds if their ebay account was 24 hours old? Most people would rather spend more on a lesser account than take the risk.


    Once your eBay account allows you to use the buy it now, one day auction, and best offer features, you can use any of the following combinations to max out your purchase price, and, prevent Blizzard from canceling your auction. I suggest the following: three day buy it now with the best offer feature. This does three things; first it gives the buyer a sense of urgency due to time limits, it sets the price bar, and it allows you take offers below your buy out price. Youíll either get an offer you want, a buyout, or the auction will expire, and you relist it. Unless you have to have the money in a rush, be patient. You may need to relist your auction several times, but if it means getting a few hundred more for your account, it's worth the extra expense.
    Another strategy is to use one day auctions. This allows for bids, but the 24 hour time limit prevents Blizzard from canceling your auction. Their VeRO request needs to be filed and processed, and by that time your auction is over. The upside to one day auctions is the frequency you can relist them with; every 24 hours. Ebayís default search feature shows auctions in the order in which they are ending, soonest first. This means your auctions will constantly be at the top of the list, and a buyer must react instantly to get your account.


    I do not recommend using the seven or ten day auction. This provides Blizzard with ample opportunity to file a VeRO complaint, and get your auction cancelled. Rest assured, Blizzardís intent is to wait until you have bidders and make everyone angry by getting the auction canceled.
    Following this guide, combined with a detailed and well thought out auction design, will net you hundreds more than the vast majority of sellers. Accounts sell in the $700-1k range all the time, and thereís no reason you canít get your piece.



    Hope this helps anyone trying to sell their account on ebay

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    This is the 2nd time.

    almost EXACT copy/paste of
    http://www.mmowned.com/forums/wow-gu...ofit-ebay.html
    yours is just spaced out a little better :devil:
    Last edited by drano; 12-16-2007 at 01:52 PM.
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    Fag. Copying other peoples work ftl.

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    umm as of like 2006 you cant sell accounts on ebay

    copy SPACE paste FTW :P

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    Hey, i am temporally returning to wow and am asking for a bit of advice, I have a warlock who is almost epiced out and has some decent raiding gems. His gear includes some t4 and some tailoring stuff (hes got epic mounts and a normal flyer.) The account has a 62 hunter and a 48 pally. Can anyone just give me an estimate of how much this is worth? Im currently involved in a transaction to sell him for 150$ and i was wondering if im getting ripped off.

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    t4 and tailoring stuff is crap now, 150 is a good amount if your a little desperate but its okay in a way. also this guide was shit, you all didn't say anything about maybe telling anyone whos bidding or such to contact you elsewhere.

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    <Flame Bait>
    But isnt it legal to sell your account on Ebay if you fully transfare ownership?
    e.g Box, Discs, Manual, Key
    File is too large my ass...

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    according to the Eula/TOS, yes you can sell everything. According to Blizzard, no. There are alternative sites, Tuxex.com, mmobay.net, wow.markeedragon.com plus many other trade boards.

    Unfortunately, most of those places are trolled by scammers. They sell you an account and recall it 46 days after the trade.

    If you plan to buy a character, make sure to make a new account with the same name, and transfer the character off, then make a new character with the same name in it's place.

    If you're selling, it's often best to sell the account to a reseller or gold farmer. You can also lease it to various places. I think IGE pays $150 for accounts, but they wont scam you. Leasewow payds $10 a day. There are plenty of options, and a lot of scammers all around. Best advice is to get someone with rep over 60days old and is TrustWho certified.

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    Sorry didn't see a edit button, if you are selling an account, make sure you accept moneybookers and never paypal. Paypal is for scammers.

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    EBay aslo.. has certain keywords that flag for auctions

    I tried selling a warcraft domain name and it gave me the anti virtual merchandise error

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    blizzard does not need to find any vero complaint as ebay no longer allows accounts to be sold period.

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    Originally Posted by drano View Post
    This is the 2nd time.

    almost EXACT copy/paste of
    http://www.mmowned.com/forums/wow-gu...ofit-ebay.html
    yours is just spaced out a little better :devil:
    Which of course is copypasta of How to Sell Your World of Warcraft Account for Max Profit on eBay ...it's a vicious cycle.

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