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5 Things to Think About When Buying Used Electronics Online

Gone makes it delightfully easy to sell your unwanted electronics, but buying electronics online from sites such as Craigslist and eBay can be hit-or-miss. Buying used electronics is an easy and environmentally-friendly way to save money however we tend to worry that we might get a bad deal on what seemed to be a great steal. Relying on insufficient, one-sided information can be risky business so here are some things to keep in mind when looking for a new (old) laptop or phone.

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Gone Releases SMS Service for All Cell Phone Users

Today we’re really excited to announce our new SMS service. If you want to sell items, all you have to do is text (415) 980-4663 and you can talk to a human being in real time about what you want to sell. You can send a text with a description or a picture of the item to a Gone assistant, who will guide you, then send you an offer, and if you accept, will arrange a pickup. Now any cell phone user can join the thousands of Gone users nationwide to sell smartly and efficiently. (more…)

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10 Old Electronics to Sell that You Thought Were Worthless

We collect more and more electronics each year. There is always something bigger, better, and faster that replaces that now “old” technology. Think about it. How many chargers do you have? Do you even have all of the phones that go with the chargers? Probably not, but you are in luck because someone’s trash (electronics in this case) is another person’s treasure.

Think about all of the old electronic lying around your house. What may seem like a worthless VHS player because everyone has Rokus and Apple TV now is actually worth a nice little chunk of change. Here are 10 “old” electronics that you probably have sitting around in a junk drawer that you can sell online.

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