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    • moonpenny
    • By moonpenny 7th Jan 18, 1:12 AM
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    Reduce second item for buyer?
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    • 7th Jan 18, 1:12 AM
    Reduce second item for buyer? 7th Jan 18 at 1:12 AM
    I have 2 items listed as BINs with Free postage. A potential buyer is asking for a reduction on items if they buy both together.


    How do I do this?
    Do I ask them not to pay until I send a new Invoice and if so how do I do this? (I never send invoices and have my listings set up as Immediate Payment.)
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    • girlchops
    • By girlchops 7th Jan 18, 3:27 AM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 3:27 AM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 3:27 AM
    I have 2 items listed as BINs with Free postage. A potential buyer is asking for a reduction on items if they buy both together.


    How do I do this?
    Do I ask them not to pay until I send a new Invoice and if so how do I do this? (I never send invoices and have my listings set up as Immediate Payment.)
    Originally posted by moonpenny
    I'm fairly new to selling so don't know how you send an invoice for BIN immediate payment items but until someone more experienced comes along my suggestion is that you could set up the 'Make an offer' function on the relevant items and set the thresholds at what you'll accept for them. Split the difference of the combined post between the items and set your items to decline below this amount and/or to accept at the amount that you want. Once you've done that message the buyer to tell them what you'll accept for both items and what price they need to submit as offers for your items. You can also suggest that if they pay by a certain time that will enable you to get their items into the post promptly. I find that usually gets them to pay up swiftly after offers are exchanged and accepted.
    This reads as being more complicated than it is but as i said i'm new to selling and thought i'd try to help until a more experienced ebay mse'er comes along
    • Dox
    • By Dox 7th Jan 18, 10:09 AM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 10:09 AM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 10:09 AM
    Either ask them to pay what's shown and say you will refund 'x' (agree it beforehand to avoid arguments!); or ask them to buy and request an invoice.
    • moonpenny
    • By moonpenny 7th Jan 18, 11:05 AM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 11:05 AM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 11:05 AM
    Either ask them to pay what's shown and say you will refund 'x' (agree it beforehand to avoid arguments!); or ask them to buy and request an invoice.
    Originally posted by Dox
    Yes, that's what I thought - buy but not pay untill new invoice is sent.
    Thanks!
    • mrcol1000
    • By mrcol1000 7th Jan 18, 3:41 PM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 3:41 PM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 3:41 PM
    Yes, that's what I thought - buy but not pay untill new invoice is sent.
    Thanks!
    Originally posted by moonpenny
    I did not think you could discount invoices, only add fees to them. I use to try and do this before I did automatic discounting through marketing. However it never use to work, you couldn't charge less than the items sold for. I had to refund them the discount via PayPal.
    • tattycath
    • By tattycath 7th Jan 18, 3:43 PM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 3:43 PM
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    • 7th Jan 18, 3:43 PM
    Isn't there an option in the message - at the bottom- make an offer?
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    • POPPYOSCAR
    • By POPPYOSCAR 14th Jan 18, 10:12 PM
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    • 14th Jan 18, 10:12 PM
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    • 14th Jan 18, 10:12 PM
    Yes, that's what I thought - buy but not pay untill new invoice is sent.
    Thanks!
    Originally posted by moonpenny
    How can you do that on BIN? I thought an item was not actually bought until paid for?
    • Dox
    • By Dox 14th Jan 18, 11:48 PM
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    • 14th Jan 18, 11:48 PM
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    • 14th Jan 18, 11:48 PM
    How can you do that on BIN? I thought an item was not actually bought until paid for?
    Originally posted by POPPYOSCAR
    Depends if immediate payment is specified in the listing.
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