How To Sell Cameras Online
While people often think of phones, tablets, and laptops, selling a camera online can be a way to make some cash from old goods, too. Here’s some of Gizmogo’s tips to help
What To Do Before Selling Camera
Getting your camera ready for sale is the way to get the highest price. Here’s key areas to focus on.
Cameras don’t have the privacy concerns of a phone or laptop, but you still don’t want to leave memory cards, identifying stickers, or items slipped in the bag for others to abuse.
Honestly assess your camera. Does it have scratches or chips? Are there loose buttons? Disclose these in the listing, so people know what to expect from the start.
Find Original Packaging & Accessories
For cameras, especially, being able to offer the extra accessories can make it a much more appalling process. While you might get a sale without any of the items, it’s going to be easier and better to take a few moments to find them. Plus, what are you going to do with them later?
Let’s photograph your camera! It seems odd, but giving clear photos so people know what they are buying is a great way to attract attention, cut down on questions, and generally make for a hassle-free sales process. Blurry pictures turn people off- especially on a camera listing!
Decide Where To Sell Your Camera
Once your camera is ready, it’s time to decide where to sell your camera. You have two major choices here. While both can be initiated online, one will require a real-world meetup, whereas it’s typical for the other to take place completely online without a meetup. Each has pros and cons. Let’s take a look.
Sell Camera In-Person
In-person ways to sell a camera include listings like Craigslist and auction-type sites like eBay. It can be a lucrative way to sell the phone, but it’s also typically a slower process. You will have to be prepared to deal with people asking (sometimes stupid) questions, for more photos, or simply trying to beg, browbeat, and pressure you into giving them the device for less. Remember that some of these platforms take fees, too.Above all, protect yourself from scams if you go this route. Don’t invite people to your home, but rather choose a neutral meeting zone. Only ever accept cash on the day, or you are open to scams.
Sell Camera Online
You can also sell your camera online to a second-hand electronics dealer. This will be a far less complicated process than selling in-person, and you should receive a fair market value for the item, too. It is often the best way to get a safe, but fast, sale, and is ideal for people who don’t have the time or patience for a lengthy in-person sales experience. Or who doesn’t want to take the risks.
Introduction To Gizmogo
Did you know that selling on secondhand devices, instead of feeding them into the ever-growing mounds of e-waste causing problems in the world today, helps keep the planet healthier and happier too? Gizmogo is proud to offer a second-hand electronics buying service that helps you, the planet, and others too. It’s time to embrace the Gizmogo difference
Why Sell Your Camera To Gizmogo
Still not sure how to sell a camera online? Gizmogo is here to take the hassle and worry out of getting cash for your old devices. Why not give our outstanding service a try today? We guarantee you won’t be disappointed.
Best Price Guarantee
We guarantee you a fair market value for your device, based on its condition and specs, that you are sure to love.
Our payments turn around in 3-5 business days after you accept the Gizmogo quote, so there’s no waiting around.
Worried about how to get your device to us? Gizmogo offer free shipping through both USPS and UPS, so your device is safe on its journey to us
We will also perform a top-end data wipe on all devices when we receive them, for your added peace of mind.Gizmogo is here to make selling second-hand electronics a breeze- why not try us today?
Frequently Asked Questions
I don't see my device on your list; how can I place my order?
If your device is not listed, place your order as an Unknown Device. Please review our list of accepted electronics to ensure your device falls into one of the classifications. Following our fee-free shipping, we will evaluate your device and send you a quote. If you choose not to sell, your device will be returned to you free of charge!
Do you accept old and damaged devices?
Yes! We accept a vast amount of different electronic devices regardless of condition. To find out how much your damaged device is worth, locate your device on our website, select your model, and indicate the condition to receive an instant quote. If it has any value, we will compensate you accordingly. Otherwise, we would recycle it responsibly for you
You evaluated my device, and the payment amount differs from the quote I received when I first placed my order; what happened?
There are a few reasons why the quoted payment can change following our evaluation:
- You did not accurately select the condition of the device (most common).
- The device has defects that are not indicated on your order.
- You chose the wrong device or device model when completing your order.
Our customer service team is happy to answer any additional questions about changes to your quote
My device has had a case and screen protector since I originally purchased it, and you're trying to tell me it has screen scratches. Can you explain?
Our grading standard is different from what people usually would think. Our professional technicians base their evaluation on the quality of factors such as the
- USB Charging Port
It is common for people to believe their phone is ‘like new,’ only to have a slightly different definition of the term compared to the industry standards.
My laptop isn't on your list; how can I determine its worth?
If you don’t see your device on our list, email us at email@example.com for your free quote. Include the device brand, model, and serial number in your message. We will have our technician deliver an estimate within 24 hours.
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