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Top Questions

How do I buy an item?

Here's how to purchase an item on MrBuyGuy.

a. Locate the item.

Enter name of the item you want in the search box at the top of the page any or surf through the list of categories.

b. Learn about the item you found.

Carefully go through the item description. You can click the Ask a question link if you have any question about the item.

c. Review the seller's Feedback.

By looking at the seller’s Feedback score and reading the comments left by previous buyers, and by viewing the seller’s business reputation you can ensure the sellers credibility.

d. Bid or Buy It Now.        

Scroll down the item page to view the available purchase options. After making a choice you can either place a bid or make an instant purchase by making use of Buy It Now. If you make a bid, you are obliged to complete the transaction if you win the uction.

e. Pay for the item.

You can send your payment to the seller within three days after you have won or purchased the item. The seller will let you know how and where to send the payment.

What's MrBuyGuy all about?

MrBuyGuy.com is a website that can help you save and make money.

We bring you great deals, from all over the web comparing prices on the internet's major shopping comparison sites and major travel sites so you can find the best offers with just a few mouse clicks.

You can search for the best deals on popular sites like Amazon™ and Expedia™, or you can place a Wanted ad and purchase directly from another MrBuyGuy.com user.

If you have an item you'd like to sell, you can make money by placing a Classified ad.

MrBuyGuy loves smart shoppers, and we are constantly updating our website to give you more ways to save.

How do I offer free shipping?

 Click List Item at the top of the page, then Sell Item, then fill out your listing. After you enter the details about your product, you will arrive at a section which asks you for shipping information. You will have two choices:

  • Free shipping
  • Specify shipping costs

Select Free shipping if you don't want your buyer to pay for shipping.

How can I include calculated shipping costs in my listing?

Click List Item at the top of the page, then click Sell Item, then fill out your listing. After you enter the details about your product, you will arrive at a section which asks you for shipping information. You will have two choices:

  • Free shipping
  • Specify shipping costs

Select Specifiy shipping costs, then fill in the cost and details in the spaces provided.  To offer more than one shipping option, click Add Another Shipping Option. The winner of the auction will be able to choose one of the options.

What is the reserve price?

The reserve price is the lowest price the seller will accept for the item. The seller will not sell anything Below the reserve price,  even if the listing ends without any bids.  You will only see the reserve price if you bid on an auction style listing. If the reserve price has not been met, the listing will show this.

What is my dashboard, and how do I use it?

Your dashboard is a web page that provides you with a quick way to manage everything that is going on with your account.

When you log in to MrBuyGuy, you’ll be taken directly to your dashboard.

If you’re already logged in, you can get to your dashboard from any page on the site, by clicking on the words My Account at the top of the page.

From your dashboard, you can

  • See if you have any outstanding tasks
  • Check and edit your account details
  • Edit your profile
  • Read your  messages
  • View your sales statistics
  • View your recent feedback

On the right side of your dashboard, you’ll see counts of

  • Unread messages
  • Live listings
  • Listings in the last 2 months
  • Items sold in the last 2 months
  • Items won in the last two months

Below these counts, you’ll find direct links to

  • View your account summary
  • Edit your profile
  • Change your plan
  • Update your address
  • Change your Username
  • Change your Security Question

I've paid for my item but it isn't appearing as paid. What happened?

If you're paying via PayPal, your payment status should update automatically.

However, if you're paying by another method, for example, by cheque or by bank transfer, there will not be an automatic update of your payment status. You can ask your bank to provide proof of payment.

You can manually mark an item as paid for your records and to show the seller that you've paid:

Click Won Auctions under My Account at the top of the page..

Select the item you've won.

Click on the down arrow next to the Pay Now button.

Select Mark Payment as Sent.

As long as the seller agrees that that the item was paid for, everything is fine.

Refer to MrBuyGuy Buyer Protection to find out what to do if you and the seller can't come to an agreement.

How do I subscribe to the newsletter?

By subscribing to our newsletter, you'll get the latest news on great bargains from all over the Internet.

You can subscribe when you register, by ticking the box at the bottom of the page.

Here's how to subscribe if you've already registered:

  1. Log in to MrBuyGuy.
  2. Click My Account at the top of the page.
  3. Click the My Account tab.
  4. Click Subscriptions on the left hand side of the page.
  5. Check the box to opt in and enter the other information requested.

What is a Classified Ad?

A classified ad is an ad that allows the buyer to make a purchase by contacting the seller directly. No bidding is a involved. Placing a classified ad is a quick and simple way to make a sale.

What should I do if my account shows an unpaid item?

 To avoid suspension or restriction of your account, it is important to make timely payments and keep unpaid items from being recorded on your account. You must send payment to the seller within 4 days, once an unpaid item case is opened.