Trading for the Dummies

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Trading for the Dummies

Postby FateJace » Mon Aug 17, 2015 5:27 am

Hi all, it's Jace again.

A few tips for the beginners to set their foot in the World Market/Wesley Trades.

1) Don't sell pineapples and their products. You are going to compete with a lot a lot a lot of people out there, chances are you have to wait for Wesley to take them.

2) Do sell processed cotton goods at a good price for quick sale and good money. Cloths, Ropes, Threads are essential ingredients for mid/late-game crafting. These things satisfy their needs and they goes off market quick, win-win.

3) People are going to hate me for saying this. Refrain from selling tree products and pearls. Trees die after 3 harvests and pearls are rare. A lot of beginners regretted doing this as they progress.
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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Hollowness » Mon Aug 17, 2015 8:07 am

I don't hate, but I never regretted selling pearls when I couldn't use them cause it gave me the space I needed to level faster and loved that I could buy them on the market when I did need them. Plus I think the whole point of the market for lower level no matter what level, is to sell resources or items you can't use yet for those higher no matter what level, who do need/use.

So hoarding in my opinion would make leveling slow, inventories harder to manage (and may resort to spending gems) and players of higher levels still miss so many recipes because of people sitting on their pearls and you'll see less recipe items on the market because of that.
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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby FateJace » Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:38 pm

Yeah that sounds quite right about pearls. I saved mine and was quite happy with me being able to unlock those recipes right after I got the bazaar.
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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Dirtydust74 » Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:46 am

I didn't sell my pearls. I traded them to ship captains. I regret it still because I'm way behind. Necessary recipes like rafts and fish stew are still unpurchased by me. Big pain.
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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Hollowness » Thu Aug 20, 2015 9:23 am

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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Mwallenbeck » Tue Aug 25, 2015 12:06 pm

My stuff sells super slow, even higher need items why?
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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby CMDH78 » Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:13 pm

Mwallenbeck wrote:My stuff sells super slow, even higher need items why?


Are you charging too much? It moves slower at max prices.
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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Hollowness » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:02 pm

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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Hollowness » Fri Dec 04, 2015 2:46 am

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Re: Trading for the Dummies

Postby Mommyof2girls » Sat Dec 05, 2015 6:06 pm

Mwallenbeck wrote:My stuff sells super slow, even higher need items why?


Make sure you're pricing them reasonably, especially if it's something that's seen in the WM regularly. When I first started selling I would always choose the max price and my stuff sat forever. Now when I price it I think about what I would pay for it and things sell more quickly. ;)
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