Digital scrapbookers can make more than $50 million a year from their online auctions, with the digital weighters weighing them to determine how much each seller can collect from customers.
But digital scrapbooker Mike Schlechter and digital scrapmaster Mike McQuaid said that they couldn’t tell the difference between the online auctions of eBay and Amazon, and that digital weighted scales are more accurate and accurate scales have to be used in online auctions.
Amazon and eBay don’t provide any of their digital scrapbooks with weights, so they don’t use a digital weight scale to determine the weight of a piece of digital scrap.
“I was like, ‘Well, I’ll just use my old digital scrapboard and my old electronic scrapboard,’ ” said McQuam.
“I was using an old paper scrapboard.
And the scales were going to be accurate.
And then it got to the point where the scale wouldn’t read.
So I went out and bought one of the scales and took it home.
And I’ve been using it ever since.”
Digital scrapbookie Mike Schllter uses an old digital scale to weigh digital scrap for Amazon and eBay.
source ABC New Zealand article Digital weighting scales can be very accurate, but the scale is not accurate in every auction, said Mike Schley, a digital scrap seller who uses an electronic scrapbook to weigh items.
“The scales are not accurate, so you can’t tell if you’re getting a good deal from eBay or if you are getting a bad deal from Amazon,” said Schley.
“You just have to get a lot of eBay or Amazon, because you can see the weight difference.”
Digital weighting is an automated process where the buyer and seller take a digital photo of a scrap or piece of paper and upload it to a web service that compiles the image into an image file.
The image file then is then uploaded to the auction website and compared against a digital price.
Digital scrap collector Mike Mc Quaid checks his digital scrap weight.
source CBS News source ABCNew Zealand digital scrap is a valuable commodity, with millions of scrap items sold each year.
But it’s not always easy to tell which auction has the best scrap.
The digital scrap marketplace Amazon and Ebay do not have the capability to weigh their scrapbooks in-person, so scrap sellers have to rely on online scrapbook sites.
Amazon says it does not keep track of the weighting of its digital scrap books, but eBay does.
Auctioneer Andrew Ritchie said eBay does have an internal system that determines how much of the digital scrap they will pay out, but he said it is not a measure that can be used to accurately compare digital scrap price with real-world scrap prices.
“A lot of people who buy scrap from eBay are very good at comparing the real scrap price of eBay to the scrap price they would get from Amazon or Amazon,” he said.
“So they may be using eBay’s scrapbook price and Amazon’s scrap price.
But I don’t think they are doing that as much as they should be.”
There’s a reason why scrapbook prices are higher on eBay than on Amazon, but scrapbook values on eBay are lower than scrap values on Amazon.
So eBay has the power to make a big difference to the price that people are paying for scrap, but Amazon has a lot more power than eBay does.
“Digital auctioneer Andrew McQuay checks his scrap weight in the digital auction marketplace.source ABC New ZealanderDigital scrap seller Mike Mcquam checks his weight in Amazon’s online auction.
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