Despite various local attempts, virtually no-one has succeeded in taking on eBay in the commission-based selling business, but alternatives keep popping up. TheSOCExchange.com.au differs in its charging model: rather than paying when you list or sell an item, you pay either $1 a month or $10 a year and can list as many items as you like. Listings in some categories are a little sparse, but if you have a lot of stuff to sell and want an eBay alternative, it could be worth checking out. If you've had a good (or bad) selling or buying experience on the site, tell all in the comments.
TheSOCExchange.com.au Lets You Sell Anything For An Annual Fee
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