questionscan i post my tutoring service on deals.woot?

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Personally, since you are just an individual person (or seller in this case), I don't think it would be a good idea. eBay deals are not allowed from individual sellers and I think the same thing should apply to individuals.

Also, you might want to re-consider your pricing structure. It takes more than a few minutes to learn Algebra and get a proper explanation, people may think it is expensive

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Even if you were allowed to, I don't think the deal would get any attention from the users and it would be buried anyways (personal opinion). I think if anybody was interested, this question is probably going to get it noticed more than the deal itself would have.

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thank you hackman2007, the guiding principle you mentioned makes sense. I didn't know about the eBay issue. About the pricing, I don't have control over the per minute part since that is controlled by the tutoring service provider that independently contracted me, I just choose the hourly rate and then they convert it to minutes.

I wonder though, don't some people advertise for their own store on deals.woot? is there a significant difference with this? Also is there somewhere on woot with the rules actually written out?

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lichme wrote up an unofficial guide last week (I found it by searching for something to help you out here) and maybe it has the answers you need?

http://deals.woot.com/questions/details/35346453-f201-489e-9dcb-068e18d9f985/do-you-have-any-other-faqs-rules-to-add-to-this-unofficial-guide#38

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@hwoot1: I think you could theoretically post it, as long as you made it clear that you were the "proprietor," but I agree that you won't get much deals love. Good luck with the tutoring, though.

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@hwoot1: I'd advise against this. There are indeed people who post from their stores, but those stores have a product, and they're a going concern. Deals doesn't allow Etsy deals, either. I'd suspect that @jumbowoot (the final arbiter of what you may or may not do) would rule against you also.

Don't be surprised if he doesn't respond (although I hope he will), since it is, after all, Friday, and nearly 8PM in Dallas, TX.

I'll bet on it being deleted. Sorry to be the bearer of bad tidings.

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Thank you all for your comments, I will not post it due to the uncertainty/controversy. But maybe this shows that a more official set of rules would be useful.

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@hwoot1: "About the pricing, I don't have control over the per minute part since that is controlled by the tutoring service provider that independently contracted me, I just choose the hourly rate and then they convert it to minutes."

You chose $26.40 an hour? Seens a rather strange number, but then maybe 2640 is some multiple of a number that has significance to you.

(I realize it is more likely based on them adding something to your hourly rate and then dividing that by 60.)

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@hwoot1: Your hourly rate is $26.40? That seems like an odd number...

EDIT: Oops, just realize the post above me says the same thing, lol)

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In addition to the above comments - it doesn't sound like you're posting a "deal", but just your standard rate.