Why isn't my cymbal selling?

tkillian

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Just so I could stand back and get some perspective.

I went to reverb and typed in

Zildjian Cymbal

I filtered so it was only Zildjian

10,672 results

Just sayin even after subtracting boxed sets and beginner stuff....probably thousands of choices I/we are "competing" against.

After I have a cymbal up for sale for awhile I find myself saying..

"I can't believe this isnt gone yet"

Ha.
 

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did you then filter by choosing "Used" ?
And further filter ...
I selected drum/percussion, cymbal, zildjian, crash, used, continental US, 18

It narrowed it down to 258 cymbals.
258 is not a huge inventory to compete against.
There is more at play than sheer volume.
Have you double checked your price level and pics and demo and such?
I have had no slowdown on REVERB. I’ve moved quite a few cymbals over the past few months.
I genuinely wish you the best on the sale.
 

tkillian

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And further filter ...
I selected drum/percussion, cymbal, zildjian, crash, used, continental US, 18

It narrowed it down to 258 cymbals.
258 is not a huge inventory to compete against.
There is more at play than sheer volume.
Have you double checked your price level and pics and demo and such?
I have had no slowdown on REVERB. I’ve moved quite a few cymbals over the past few months.
I genuinely wish you the best on the sale.
Good point.
 

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No. Good point.
Do it for me Joe. On on a bike ride no internet
See the problem with Reverb if you don't Click on the cymbal you can't "see' who seller is....so it looks just like a " bunch of cymbals. I looked for Cymbal by Killer...
nothing.
 

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Just so I could stand back and get some perspective.

I went to reverb and typed in

Zildjian Cymbal

I filtered so it was only Zildjian

10,672 results

Just sayin even after subtracting boxed sets and beginner stuff....probably thousands of choices I/we are "competing" against.

After I have a cymbal up for sale for awhile I find myself saying..

"I can't believe this isnt gone yet"

Ha.
Put it on eBay, pay the extra fee for "promoted listing" which is a couple of bucks more. I sold 9 cymbals last week in like 3 days. Everytime I use Reverb, nobody finds what I'm selling and it sits there forever.
 

tkillian

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Put it on eBay, pay the extra fee for "promoted listing" which is a couple of bucks more. I sold 9 cymbals last week in like 3 days. Everytime I use Reverb, nobody finds what I'm selling and it sits there forever.
Wow. Very cool.
Congrats
 

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Put it on eBay, pay the extra fee for "promoted listing" which is a couple of bucks more. I sold 9 cymbals last week in like 3 days. Everytime I use Reverb, nobody finds what I'm selling and it sits there forever.
A Zildjian or K Zildjian?
 

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One most play to one’s audience. Whenever I’m selling to the general public I put “Bonham” in the title no matter what it is and I get a lot more lookers.

Such as “Killer Cowbell for sale. BONHAM!”

Somewhere there’s a 19 year old who sees that and starts thinking maybe he needs a cowbell.

The spectral force of Bonham is to drum sales what an attractive 39-year-old female model is to Cialis sales: The illusion of possibilities.

“Set of nine nylon lug washers. MONSTROUS BONHAM SOUND”

“Camber hi hat symbols! BONHAM crunch!!!”

If you’re selling ride cymbals to a more discriminating jazz crowd with hopefully more disposable income the same concept works using “Jimmy Cobb”. But don’t use all caps or exclamation points.
 

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"One of them was a K plus a bunch of other cymbals. " Well with a description like that I'm surprised anyone has contacted you. Your marketing skills are non existent. Good luck!
 
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"One of them was a K plus a bunch of other cymbals. " Well with a description like that I'm surprised anyone has contacted you. Your marketing skills are non existent. Good luck!
I won't miss your constant negativity. Who ever invented the ignore-feature should get an award.
Bye.
 


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