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Start comparing

Once you've sorted your products so the ones you're most likely to buy are at the top of the list, it's time to start comparing.

Click on the name of the product you're interested in or click on the Compare Prices button. You'll be taken to a page with a larger version of the product photo as well as the product's overall rating on MrBuyGuy.com.

You can compare prices by looking further down the page, where you'll see a list of all the stores that sell the product, the price at which it's sold at each store and the average customer rating at each store.

You can see particular specifications for the product by clicking on the Specifications tab.

Clicking on the Reviews tab will allow you to see reviews from other MrBuyGuy customers.

Take some time to read the product description carefully and to review all the available information about the product before you decide whether to buy it.

How to start looking

You can choose any several different methods to find the product you want on MrBuyGuy.com.

1. Use the Search Box

Just type the name of the product you're looking for in the Search box. If you like, you can narrow your search by category. Simply choose one of the categories from the drop down box. Once you're done, click on the magnifying glass to the right of the Search box.  A page showing all of those products available on MrBuyGuy.com will appear.

2. Shop by Category

Go to the list of categories on the left-hand side of the page, and then click on the category you want, or click on one of the category photos on the main Shopping page. You'll see a page with all the products in that category.

3. Shop Featured Listings or Most Popular Today

If you're interested in one of our featured listings or most popular products, just click on the product's name, and you'll be brought to a page where you can compare prices and make a purchase.

4. Shop by Brand

If you'd like to by a product by a particular brand, just click on the brand logo at the bottom of the main Shopping page. You'll be taken to a page listing all the products by that brand available on MrBuyGuy.

Am I prohibited from selling any items?

 Yes. Please see MrBuyGuy's list of prohibited and restricted items. Contact MrBuyGuy if you have any questions.

How can I work with Search to help me find the items I want?

 You can alter the amount of information about each item and choose as to how your search results are sorted  by clicking Customize View at the top of the results page.

Things you can do:                             

·         Select the columns you want to display and change their order

·         Show more information about each item, including item number and location.

·        Show more seller on view more seller information, including the seller’s User ID and Feedback ranking.

·         Choose how your items are sorted.

Click Apply Changes button once you made your changes in order to apply your preferences each time you log in.

Choosing a retailer

After you've decided to buy a product, you'll have to pick the retailer you want to purchase it from.

From the Product page, you'll see a list of all the retailers that sell the product, how much each retailer is currently charging for it, each retailer's average customer rating for the product and whether the retailer is currently stocking the product.

If you're thinking about buying from a particular retailer, click on Visit Store and you'll be taken to the Product page on that retailer's website.

From there, you can either purchase the product or go back to MrBuyGuy.com and view the product on another retailer's website.

Note that MrBuyGuy is not responsible for your safety or security on an external website, so shop carefully.

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.

Using your watchlist

If you're thinking of buying a product, but you haven't made your final decision, you can place it on your Watchlist.

This will save you time if you decide to purchase it later on.

From the product page, click on Watch this item.

The product will then appear in your Watchlist.

You can find your Watchlist by clicking on My Account at the top of any page.

Click on the dropdown icon next to Buying on the left hand side of the page.

Then click on My Watchlist.

You'll be able to see all the products you are watching.

Later on, if you decide to buy the product, you can click on it in your Watchlist. You'll be taken right to the product page, where you can make a purchase.  There's no need to search for the item again.

Note: To have a watchlist, you must be a registered member of MrBuyGuy.com.

Can I locate items being sold in my area?

 Yes you can, MrBuyGuy has advanced geo-tracking technology which allows you to filter auctions by the location nearest to you.  To use, this you must have an account with us and have   entered your address information. When search the results are displayed, you will be able to sort listings based on how close they are to you. 

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.

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.