New BST website idea - Feedback Welcomed!
What would you guys think of a paintball equipment trading website based off the stock market trading platform. The idea would be buyers and sellers would log on and place and ad to either buy or sell an item and instead of browsing through hundreds of forum thread youíd just get a notification when something matching your ad is posted for sale or WTB.
If enough items get posted, the system could even calculate the average market price (Just like a stock). For example you would search for a used ego and it would say Ego 11ís are selling at around $500. And perhaps list the recent sales of ego 11ís.
The other feature it would have is like a 3rd party function. The buyer would send the money to the company, the seller ships, then once the package has arrived at its destination then the company releases the money to the seller.
COST/FEES: To help keep the system maintained there could a small transaction cost of $1 or 1% or something. So if I buy an Ego 11 for $500, I would pay $501, and the seller would get $499 from the company after shipping. But youíd only be charge for actually using the service of course. No upfront costs.
Let me know what you guys think. I have to come up with an idea and get some feedback for a school project. If you feel comfortable, let me know your age and state/province of residence and any other market info I could use. If you canít thatís okay. All I really need is your opinion on the product and why you think that? Any suggestions are always appreciated as well.