- Don't pay more than $1.00 for a DVD (+$0.50 for each extra DVD in a box set), $0.50 for a CD
- Aim to get $2-$2.50 online
- Always check the playing surface. If it's scratched, don't buy it
- The box is less important but pretty boxes do sell better (as you need to include it in your description)
- I always clean my DVDs with rubbing alcohol (clean in straight lines away from the center, never clean in a circular pattern) and test them in my DVD player. Then I can say "All DVDs are cleaned and tested before sale."
- If you've never heard of the film, there's a good chance no-one else has either, hesitate before you buy it.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Selling Other Stuff #1: DVDs and CDs
It's inevitable: you will encounter DVDs and CDs at good prices and you will think about selling them. While I don't usually go out of my way to find these materials, I do pick them up when I get a chance. Here are a few rules of thumb: