The Dos and Don’ts of Selling on Melltoo

Are you posting on the app for the first time? Here are some tips for what (or more importantly) what not to do when you’re selling on Melltoo. Once you’re finished posting your item for sale, we will handle the headache of promoting, payment and delivery on your behalf. Selling secondhand in the UAE has never been easier!

 When “framing” the picture of an item you want to sell…

Make sure to:

  1. Take pictures using natural light
  2. Wear an item or use a model to showcase an item when possible
  3. Arrange the photo and item(s) so they are attractive

Avoid:

  1. Taking pictures at night
  2. Taking a picture with flash
  3. Taking pictures of multiple items at the same time

 

 

 

 

When choosing the background for the picture of an item you want to sell…

Make sure to:

  1. Use a table or a wall with a solid color as a background
  2. Use a hook to hang bags or clothes on a wall
  3. Clean the surface before displaying your items

Avoid

  1. Taking pictures of your items on the ground or on a floral background
  2. Using a white background or a screenshot to advertise your item
  3. Using a dirty or reflective surface as a background

 

 

 

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Make sure to:

  1. Ask detailed questions about the item you’re buying
  2. Do research on the item and know it’s original price
  3. Negotiate a fair price with the seller

Avoid:

  1. Giving out financial information to sellers
  2. Asking for an unreasonable price on an item
  3. Don’t chat with a seller about an item unless you’re really interested in buying it

 

 

 

When selling your item…2

Make sure to:  

  1. Write a good description with lots of details
  2. Use relevant hashtags
  3. Set a reasonable price for your item

Avoid:

  1. Spelling mistakes and incomplete descriptions
  2. Asking for an unreasonable price for your item
  3. Selling counterfeit items

 

Melltoo Secures +$200,000 from Multiple Top Investors

Alexis Baghdadi, May 04 2015
 
Melltoo, Dubai’s mobile-first peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling secondhand products just closed its first seed funding round with a total investment of $205,000. Investors included Turn8 accelerator WOMENA and Silicon Oasis Founders (SOF).
 
A press release announcing the end of this round mentioned this is the first time a number of top institutional investors in the GCC come together amicably at the investment table, signaling a maturing startup ecosystem. The availability of these players’ collective resources contributes to the overall growth in the number of success stories.
 
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Everyone has something to sell in UAE #19

In the UAE, everyone has something to sell. In this series, the Melltoo team will highlight amazing preloved items from people all over the UAE. They are your neightboors, your friends, your colleagues.
Each month we will profile 10 of you and promote your great deals to our community of over 100,000 users.

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DETAILS OF SHALOO1 ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR SALE
Everyone has something to sell in UAE #19 / Name: Shaloo1 / Location: Dubai

 
 
Happy Feet African Sandals #for Sale – price AED 80
I’m selling #Happy Feet African Sandals #for Sale
 
Happy Feet African Sandals #forSale – price AED 80
I’m selling #Happy Feet African Sandals #forSale
 
 
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WHY ARE YOU SELLING THESE TIEMS?

 
Happy feet African is selling this shoes to support women back in kenya who have kids suffering from cerebral palsy and they are not financially stable.
 
 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE?

 
” If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. ”
 

Gandhi

 
LET'S VIRTUAL GARAGE SELL TOGETHER
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HOW DO I CONTACT THE SELLER?
 
1. Download the Melltoo app
2. Search for the username “Shaloo1 ” from your activity feed
3. Chat with Shaloo1 Meerah Hafeez instant message
 
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GET IN TOUCH WITH SELLER

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