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I’m sure we’ve all been asked if we can hold an item for an interested buyer. The idea sounds great, but you’re worried that the buyer might cancel last minute. The buyer is willing to initiate payment for the item now ensuring that it is held for them until they can get it. A win-win for all! 

 

The buyer knows the item will be held for them, the seller knows that they have funds pending the completion of the transaction, and the fear of having a buyer flake has significantly improved

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With thousands of items getting posted on OfferUp daily, you’ll probably find an item that you just need to have. Currently, to express an interest on an item you’d like to purchase, you tap on the “Ask” or “Make Offer” options. From there, you schedule a meetup that works for everyone’s schedules, swap cash for the item in question, and then bring your new item home. Wouldn't it be nice to instantly purchase the item? Introducing Buy Now on OfferUp.

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Starting today, you can create and personalize your own OfferUp URL! This feature will let buyers find you faster and easier, which will hopefully translate to more cash in your pocket. If you remember, we made changes to our users’ profiles about a year ago to help build trust between buyers and sellers and here’s another way we’re supporting that  - we’re so excited! These personalized profile links will be first come, first serve, so be sure to lock down your personalized URL as soon as possible. Be careful of any typos - once the personalized URL is set, it will be yours forever.

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Are you looking on OfferUp for a great deal on a used vehicle? While buying a used vehicle from a legitimate private party owner can work out well, you should be aware that criminals can turn unsuspecting vehicle buyers into victims by selling vehicles to them that have been stolen, are unsafe, or have other serious problems.

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at OfferUp? Maybe you’re curious about meeting some of our employees, or are interested in seeing what our office looks like. We’re here today to highlight our Life at OfferUp Instagram page and some of the content included.

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Did you know that OfferUp has several social media profiles? From Pinterest to Facebook, we’ll highlight all of our different social channels in this blog. Keep in mind that the majority of these channels are not for support, but they do post a lot of great OfferUp related content!

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Today we launch SafeTradeSpots.com, the largest national and searchable database of thousands of police departments and law enforcement agencies that have designated locations to conduct in-person transactions.

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Have you ever felt lost while using OfferUp and just wanted to learn how to use a specific feature? Before submitting an inquiry to our Customer Care team, did you know that we have a Help Center that can likely answer your OfferUp questions? Today, we’re here to go over how to best utilize this tool.

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Welcome to class everyone! I’m here today to go over the ins and outs of this Online Community.

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As we shared in our first blog post, the NeighborUp program came from many months of research and discussion around the state of trust in our communities and neighborhoods. We were motivated to act out of concern over the statistics, the angst happening in our own discussions with family and friends, and the real challenges facing our country that were evident wherever we turned.

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Since we introduced NeighborUp, the feedback and support have been amazing in the community. I wanted to share a letter about NeighborUp, written by Nick Huzar, our Founder & CEO of OfferUp, below. 

 

The original post can be found on our OfferUp blog here Smiley Happy

 

Make sure to follow along with us on our NeighborUp Instagram here. There are so many exciting things to come! As always, we'd love your feedback so feel free to reach out to us in the comments below!

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Earlier this summer in Dallas, Texas, a mom of a toddler sold her stroller to an expectant mother on OfferUp. What started as a simple exchange of stuff turned into an hour-long conversation about the unspoken challenges and joys of becoming a mom.

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For the second year in a row, we teamed up with the Seattle Police Department to make sure that no child in the Seattle area has to sleep on the floor.

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Hi everyone!

 

You will see three different sections on the homepage of the online community. The three sections are: Explore the Blog, Announcements, Discussion forums.

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