Listia Reviews

Listia
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Website:www.Listia.com
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About Listia

Listia is a digital marketplace where members can get rid of their old stuff, and can get new stuff, for free. According to their website, Listia users have traded over 2 million items.

When you become a member of Listia, you can list your old, unwanted items for auction, anything from antiques to electronics or even holiday decorations. People will use Listia credits to bid for your stuff; the highest bid wins.

All bidding must be done with Listia credits that you earn in a variety of ways from the website. Just for signing up, you receive 500 credits. 400 credits will be given to you automatically, and the final 100 will be given after you list your first auction.

You also can earn credits when you successfully refer your friends to use Listia. You will be given 200 credits when they sign up using your referral link, and 20% of the credits brought in by their first auction.

Finally, you can earn credits simply by signing onto Listia with either Facebook or Twitter, as well as being “active” on the site by giving other members’ feedback or comments on their auctions.

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LISTIA IS BAD BUSINESS TAKING YOUR INFO<!!

Reviewed By Joe Napieracz on September 12, 2014, Middleburg, Florida

this site withholds rules and terms until you join then looks for ways to defraud your account and steal your credits to up bid there products or products they can make the money on!! Read the opening page then you too will see no rules posted at easily to find spot (BAD BUSINESS PRACTICES)

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Listia rocks

Reviewed By Terri Ford on August 24, 2014, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

I have received tons of free stuff from this site. I only bid on things that come with free shipping and I make sure the auction's owner has a high rating so I don't have any problems with people playing games. It's always free to list an auction and you earn 'bidding money' by either completing offers or by having your own auction. It's all very easy and fun. I enjoy it a lot :)

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MEAN CROOKED PEOPLE WHO RUIN A GOOD THING

Reviewed By Dee Hanshaw on August 8, 2014

I THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE GR8 IT MAY BE, BUT MY 1TS AND ONLY EXPERIENCE WAS WITH A VERY HATEFUL MEAN PERSON WHO DID NOT EVER PLAN TO SHIP THE ITEMS, SHE JUST WANTED TO GET MY CREDITS AND KEEP THEM AND THE ITEMS

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Not bad

Reviewed By Nicole on August 5, 2014

Overall, it's not much different than ebay. Selling items is easy but requires extra cash for shipping expenses. Most people do not bid very high, if you list items with a shipping cost. You can refer other members and receive extra credits for signing up with a referral link.

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August 08, 2014

listia is a ripoff i signed up "won" and never got anything the seller said i did not verify my address-i verified it every day for 2 weeks!@!!

DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME IT IS A RIPOFF

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Reviewed By Carly Grey on August 2, 2014

I signed up 2 days ago. I've won 2 auctions & earned free 'credits'.

Most of the 'Bargains' look like stuff you find rifling through junk drawers at your dead aunt Martha's house...ie:[actual listings] partially used note pads with 2 used pencils, condoms from planned parenthood, digital recipes from Google, used underwear, ONE Coke point....The nicer stuff is mostly overpriced.

I was looking to sell without fees. There is VERY little infrastructure & virtually no safeguards for sellers OR FOR BUYERS. I had to leave the site & Google my way to any help in understanding how it operates--literally where to click next for what. There is no visible 'Help' available & NO 'Contact Us'.

WORST of all, in the last 2 days I have received 23 Listia emails & 11 'severe' malware tracking events!!! I surf a LOT, but have not had even ONE in the last 8 months--until now. My anti-virus software has isolated them, but this is NOT ACCEPTABLE.

I'm removing my membership to Listia, but have no way of knowing what information of mine will still be out there.

I'm an EBAYer & I hate the tangle of fees & restrictions--but this has made me appreciate it more. We know what Ebay gets out of their site-- TONS of $$. You can see that motivation in every new change they make....But here's the big question for Listia users: what do the Listia owners get out of their site??? The number of people 'buying credits' has to be pretty limited. The only possible answer is that they are selling access to user's information. Check out other people's experiences online before you sign up & have good anti-virus software in place.

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August 08, 2014

THERE IS SOME STUFF THAT LOOKS NICE, BUT OVERPRICED AND I'VE FOND THE "SELLERS" TO BE DISHONEST

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