Originally Posted by Steve Smith
Originally Posted by HansderHund
That's weird, I've never heard of someone so insistant on feedback. Did they have a low number and wanted more to lift restrictions possibly?
Does anyone else add words to their title as an auction goes? I know most probably use the max anyway, but sometimes I like to add words midway through the auction and chart the views, check to see if certain magical words related to an item make a jump in traffic.
I don't know the reason. If the seller had given me a reason like that then I would have given the feedback immediately. Instead he kept buzzing around about it and irritated me a little bit when he explained how little time it takes. I have always thought it is undignified to beg and kiss ass for feedback. Now I am leaning toward not giving him any.
Changing your words and tracking results is a version of A/B Testing. Very interesting subject.
As a seller I always leave feedback when paid with something along the lines of "Super Fast Payment...A+++" I do this even if payment takes a few days. It's stored as my default and just easier. I would say about 1/3 to 1/2 of the people actually leave feedback in reply. If it is a higher dollar item and or I think they may buy something again, when I see the feedback I write them a quick note thanking them for the feedback because most people dont take the time and offer a discount of 10-20% of my BIN prices on a future order. After a month (and there is not problem thankfully) I might also send a quick one liner, saying something like "Thanks again for the purchase, hope you are wearing in good health, if you have a second to leave feedback that would be greatly appreciated". If they do, great, if not, oh well.
As a buyer I use to leave feedback all the time, but have stopped leaving it until the seller leaves it. The seller has no down side to leave feedback but is just too damn lazy so I'm not going out of my way to do it anymore. If they leave it, I'll do it right away as well.