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Are Stealth accounts good for your own bids?

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by weiked, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. weiked

    weiked Newbie

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    Are stealth accounts good to bid on your own products?
     
  2. mysticparadise

    mysticparadise Regular Member

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    If they are well-made stealth accounts, then yes, but why would you do that? If you need some eBay ratings, why not just buy/sell some digital wallpapers or guides for like 1-30 cents each? Stealth accounts would cost you much more...
     
  3. Polynom

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  4. MadStacks

    MadStacks BANNED BANNED

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    That is called shill bidding and yes it does work but eBay can catch on pretty easy so you need to
    make sure the stealth accounts are separated and are solid or face a domino effect of suspensions.
     
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  5. bobobagins

    bobobagins Registered Member

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    yes stealth accounts are great for doing that.
     
  6. DougG79

    DougG79 Regular Member

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    I cannot believe we are helping someone screw someone else over. As a large buyer on ebay it sickens me to think your product or listing sucks so bad that you have to bid on it yourself.
     
  7. sxyladyorl

    sxyladyorl Newbie

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    I had a couple of accounts, shill bidding, it took em 3 month catch on, but they did and banned both accounts....think they also may of linked them to my first suspended account (had a few now! shill bidding was my own daft fault) unsure why the attention was drawn....prob because I won 2 auctions then cancelled the sale.....

    Not worth it if you ask me...an really, why bother shill bidding, start your prices higher or have a reserve - I learnt the hard way, nearly 100 points on each of them accounts as well....bugger!!
     
  8. hooray

    hooray Registered Member

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    yup they are great for bidding on your stuff
     
  9. D4RK KNIGHT

    D4RK KNIGHT Regular Member

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    You can shill bid a little bit but if you do it enough times you will likely be linked.
     
  10. Panda power

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    so far, I read in G about it and gathered some info. Stealth account will help you to do that.
     
  11. Vertical Budget

    Vertical Budget Newbie

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    you can do that make sure they stay separate