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Shipping Best Practices

You joined the WTA, studied the course and now you’re ready to start trading watches but wait, you found that perfect starter watch and now you need to get it in your hands so here starts your next journey: Shipping! Shipping is a bit more than slapping a label on a box and surrendering it […]

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The Real Watch Trader’s “Network” And The One Relationship That You Are Not Leveraging To Its Full Potential

Although the saying “your network is your net worth” is generally considered trite I strongly believe that as watch traders, it not only highly-applicable but a motto we should all live by.  However, there is one thing I would like to clarify; a watch trader’s “network” (and therefore net worth) isn’t defined necessarily by the […]

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I Got Scammed, TWICE!

“Internet scam” is a general term used to describe any process in which a person is coerced out of money or products. I don’t like the word “scam,” I feel like it is too dismissible. Really, it is just thievery adapted to a new platform. As technology evolves, so will crime and dishonesty. And just […]

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1-Off, Custom, Scarcity Pieces

1Off, Custom, and Scarcity Play watches.  The good, the bad, and the ugly. You don’t always have to stick to the most popular timepieces when trading.  Obviously the more popular the brand and the model, the more audience viewership there will be when you list your watch.  Keep in mind though, typically the most popular […]

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eBay Authentication Services

Recently, eBay has rolled out a new service that affects us all as watch traders whether we’re buying OR selling on their platform. This service guarantees a watch to be authentic before reaching the new owner. Depending on how eBay handles this program, this service can be very beneficial to new traders who may have […]

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Buying Watches Abroad

It’s always interesting to me when I hear people say things like “watch trading only works in the USA”.  Or things like “the market here just doesn’t work for trading as much”.   While there definitely is some truth to the fact that countries’ markets operate differently, it doesn’t mean there aren’t opportunities. So in this […]

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