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What are the advantages of registering as a business user and having my own store?

When you register with MrBuyGuy, you can choose to sign up as either a Private User or a Business User. Being a Business User allows you to create a store.

Having a store allows you to list all the items you want to sell in one place. This makes it easy for a buyer who’s interested in purchasing any of your products to view and purchase your other products as well.

You can use your store to show off all the items you’re selling and attract buyers.

With a store, you can:

  • Create a unique store theme that attracts buyers.
  • Upload as many images of your items as you want, so buyers can see them in any context and at any angle.
  • Save images to a photo gallery, so you can use the same images multiple times without having to upload them repeatedly. You can resize, rotate and edit the images in your photo gallery.
  • Add subtitles to your listings. This will make it easier for buyers to find your listings when they search for items.
  • Add a second category to your listings. This means more buyers will find your listings.
  • Use bold and highlighting in your listings.

All of these features are available free with any store.

Having a store also entitles you to free promarketing when you create a listing.

Depending on the store type you choose, you may also receive a discount off your total fees.

Additional features available with premium stores include

  • Inventory management
  • The ability to import listings from eBay
  • The ability to create a newsletter for buyers and to manage their email addresses and subscriptions
  • The ability to view your store’s statistics so you can monitor your selling activity and make improvements.

How do I place a Wanted ad?

The process for placing a Wanted ad is similar to that for placing an auction listing or a Classified ad.

Click List Wanted Ad underneath List Item at the top of the page.

You will be taken to a listings page.

Then either fill in the item’s UPC / EAN or ISBN, if you know it, or select the item’s category.

Click Save and Continue.

When prompted to choose your listing type, select Wanted Ad.

Click Save and Continue, and then follow the prompts.

How do I choose a club membership?

When you register with MrBuyGuy as a business user, you have to choose a club membership.  A club membership allows you to creat your own store.

MrBuyGuy offers four club membership plans: a Basic plan, which is free, and  Sapphire, Ruby and Diamond plans, which require monthly subscriptions.  You can view and compare the store features available with all of the different plans at mrbuyguy.com/club-membership.

If you would like your store to include some of the features in a premium plan, but not all of them,  you can select a Store Add On. This will allow you to purchase an individual store feature in one plan without subscribing to the entire plan.  For example, you can select the Ruby plan and then add on an additional feature that is only available with the Diamond plan. You can choose a store Add On by clicking by clicking Account Summary in the drop down list under My Account on the top righthand side of any web page

You can change your club membership at any time by clicking Change Plan in the dropdown list under My Store at the top of any page or by clicking on Upgrade Account in the dropdown list under My Account on the top righthand side of any page.

Why have you removed my listing?

 We reserve the right to take down a listing if it does not conform to MrBuy Guy's Terms & Conditions or Privacy Policy, or if the item listed is a Prohibited Item

Can I withdraw my listing?

 Whether or not you can withdraw  a listing before it expires depends on the type of listing and, if it is a General Listing with a reserve, whether  the reserve has been met or not. 

You can withdraw a general listing before it expires, up to an hour before expiration. If you withdraw within an hour after placing the listing, MrBuyGuy will refund all of your listing and promotional fees. After the first hour, you may have to pay an additional fee to withdraw your listing.

You may withdraw a classified listing at any time. There is no fee for withdrawing a classified listing.

Whenever you withdraw a listing, you must state a reason for the withdrawal. If you make repeated withdrawals that MrBuyGuy considers unjustified, your account my be suspended.

What are add ons?

An add on is a feature that doesn't normally come with your level of membership. You can purchase that feature separately, without upgrading you entire store. For example, if you have a Sapphire store and want to use a feature that is not available for Sapphire stores but is available for Ruby or Diamond stores, you can buy that specific feature.

If you’re thinking about upgrading your account but aren’t sure, buying an add on is a good way to test the benefits of an upgrade.

Narrowing your search

Mr Buy Guy lets you sort hotels by recommendation, number of stars, distance from a specific city, price and guest rating.

You can refine your search, filtering by star rating, price or place. You can limit your search to hotels whose names contain a specific word or phrase.

If you are searching by price, you can change the currency by clicking the dropdown at the top of the page.

How can I keep my password safe?

Your passwords are the keys that allow access to your MrBuyGuy account, your bank accounts, your emails and more.

Here are some tips to help you make sure your passwords are safe:

  • Never share any of your passwords with anyone else. If someone else uses your password, you can be held responsible for their actions.
  • Use a different password for MrBuyGuy than you do for your Internet banking and your email.
  • Don't use a password that someone would be able to guess easily, like ‘password’.
  • Don't use a simple word that could be found in a dictionary.
  • Don't use your name.
  • Make sure your password is at least six characters long, with both letters and numbers.
  • Remember to log off when you've finished using the website.
  • If you think someone may have discovered your password, change it immediately!

How do I place a Classified Ad?

The process for placing a classified ad is similar to that for placing an auction listing.

Click Sell Item underneath List Item at the top of the page.

You will be taken to a listings page.

Then either fill in the item’s UPC / EAN or ISBN or select the item’s category.

Click Save and Continue.

When prompted to choose your listing type, select Classified Ad.

Click Save and Continue, then follow the prompts.

I forgot my password. What do I do?

If you don't remember your password, you can ask MrBuyGuy to reset it for you. Follow these simple steps:

  • At the login page,click I forgot my details. This will take you to a page where you can reset your password.
  • In the Email Address box enter the email address you provided when you registered with MrBuyGuy.
  • Click Reset.
  • Check your email inbox for an email fromMrBuyGuy telling you how to reset your password.
  • Follow the instructions in the email.

If you've changed your email address, or you can't supply additional information needed to confirm your identity, please contact us.