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Five winter warmers in our online swap shop

November 15, 2017

Buy Swap Sell’s online swap shop has plenty of products that can help you keep warm this winter – here are just five popular searches to look out for. First up, there is always a surprising number of fireplaces and fire surrounds up for grabs, in wood and stone, and sometimes even including a fire […]

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Get a treat, not a trick, on online swap sites

October 24, 2017

If the knock at your door this Halloween is the latest delivery from your deals on online swap sites, there are a few ways to make sure you get the treat you deserve, and not a trick that will haunt you for a long time to come. At Buy Swap Sell we don’t force you […]

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Buy and Sell online without trekking to the Post Office

When you buy and sell online at Buy Swap Sell, we put the buyer and seller in touch with each other, and then take a step back so that you can make your own arrangements for delivery. This takes out a lot of the common contention seen on auction sites over the cost of postage […]

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An update on legal tender for buying online

September 25, 2017

Unlike many online swap sites and auction sites, at Buy Swap Sell you can arrange to pay cash in hand on collection when buying online – and as we have reported before, right now it’s a time of change when paying in cash. The polymer £5 note and 12-sided £1 coin both entered circulation some […]

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Online swap sites put you in control

July 31, 2017

At Buy Swap Sell we pride ourselves on our no-nonsense product descriptions and helpful item photography – regular readers of this blog will know we often share tips on how to get the best photos of items you plan to list on our online swap site. But an important part of our service is that […]

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Advertising opportunities with Buy Swap Sell

July 25, 2017

As you look around Buy Swap Sell, you might sometimes see listings or other parts of the page that look a little different than usual – you may have just encountered one of the several different kinds of advertising opportunities with Buy Swap Sell.   The most obvious of these is when you sell online […]

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Buy online by location on Buy Swap Sell

July 20, 2017

It’s easy enough to buy online at Buy Swap Sell using our quick search function to find all of the examples of a particular product listed on our site, but if you want to buy online by location, that’s easy to do too. You might want to shop for nearby items that you can pick […]

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How to write a product description to sell online

June 22, 2017

We’ve touched on the importance of accurate item descriptions and photographs in the past, as well as some specific tips and tricks for how to write a product description to sell online with greater success. But it’s useful to start with an overview of how to write a good product description in general, to give […]

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Buy and sell online for inflation-busting deals

June 14, 2017

Newly published figures show inflation at a four-year high of 2.9%, which means the price of typical household goods is increasing faster than the average wage; taken together, these facts make it the ideal time to buy and sell online to make the most of your household finances.   When you buy and sell online, […]

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Stop hayfever with the help of online swap sites

May 11, 2017

We’d all like to be able to stop hayfever instantly, and while there are anti-allergy treatments and mentholated products to help ease your breathing, you might be surprised by the ways online swap sites can help in the long term. Hayfever is of course caused by pollen, which is why it is at its worst […]

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