15% is a lot better than the 35% our local auction house would charge. Plus you get a wider audience on eBay.
But this ISN'T your local auction shop.
It is 100% more than Craigslist charges.
It is 100% more than myGEAR charges.
It is 100% more than the bulletin board at Safeway or the Library charges.
It is 100% more than a Yard Sale would cost.
It is a lot more than the Ponderosa charges.
BTW, these boards a very instrumental in educating ebay to make the changes they make. Loose lips sink ships. (not directed toward you:0)
I just sold a few items and noticed eBay took 12% of my total
A lot of people use a posting ID.