Want to own THIS?
Although sad to say, I am looking to cash out here soon.
I have managed to create, to my knowledge, the oldest and longest trade on all of outpost. It has over 2,300 posts in it and has been running for over half a year.
It is among the largest of the tf2 businesses I have seen, and I have managed to make hundreds upon hundreds of people happy.
So here is what I am proposing: I am looking to sell my business. (Yes, believe it. And no, this does NOT mean that my hat bank is now closed, its just 'for sale')
So I'm asking anyone here, do you want it? Does anyone wish to purchase my business?
Why would you want my business you ask?
Well, the trades are easy and the profits are immense. I have received hundreds of compliments, dedicated traders, positive rep, and even friends through this business. I gain a scrap every time while being happy about doing something that people truly enjoy.
Want stats? Sure thing. I have made over 5,000 trades with this hat bank alone. Wow, how much work have I put into spamming people's trades and adding people? ABSOLUTELY NONE. I have never posted on another trade about my hat bank, nor have I ever added someone, unless they specifically told me to add them. I have never used a site other than outpost. I don't go to trade servers. All I do is sit back and update the branch trades, list, and spreadsheet about once per week. And yet I get approximately 20-50 friend requests daily (depending on time of week, holidays... etc). I could use other sites but I honestly wouldn't be able to handle that many people a day.
But how much metal have I made from this? I have been asked this more times than I can count, but I finally put the effort into adding up an approximate value. Taking into account the number of trades I have completed, and the average amount I lose from degrading hat prices I got:
About 700 ref
Now I must say, starting this business and perfecting it had taken a rediculous amount of time and effort at first, but for a several months now its been running nearly perfectly, and I haven't had to put near as much time into it as I had originally.
The tools are already here.
So, down to business.
Here is what you'd recieve:
- 350-400 clean hats of assorted values from pages 5-11 of my backpack. Many are painted high tier colors and some have unique level numbers (42, 69, 100). There are even some vintages and genuines in there.
- The full BBCode description of my master trade.
- Full editing access to my spreadsheet, seen here: http://goo.gl/hbHKR
- Full administrator access to this group of over 700 people
- Access to all my goo.gl links that are currently in use. (used to collect data) Master trade goo.gl data seen here: http://goo.gl/#analytics/goo.gl/4jhlM/all_time (notice that its been clicked over 21,000 times in only 4 months)
- Instructions on how to use toolbox and pastebin to easily make the hat lists, and how to do anything else you'd probably need to know.
- Full authority to do anything you want with any part of my business. You buy it, you do what you want with it.
- A dedicated spot on my friends list, in case you ever need assistance :) (I'll still always be on steam)
Don't think I'd hold up to my end of the deal? Don't worry, I have never and would never scam someone. I have over 240 rep on outpost and ~150 profile rep comments. If you don't trust me to give you the administrator access after looking at my rep and after knowing me, then I don't know how to help you.
It would be a shame to just close down business forever. Other's have tried to open their own hat banks of similar design (many times just copying my entire trade info...) but they could never compete with the immense stock I have. So here it is, you could be making hundreds of people happy and profiting immensely with little effort yourself. There is no major competition, this is it. So... offer away. (ref, keys, buds, and cash accepted. High Tier Unusuals maybe. Keep in mind that the hats alone are worth 9+ buds)
- Chicken Nugget