Some of the best applications to buy and sell online
It is a fact that pandemic of coronavirus It has generated great changes in the consumption of citizens, either in Colombia or in the world. This was demonstrated by a study prepared by the multinational Visa, which revealed that between January and March 2020 more than 13 million cardholders in Latin America and the Caribbean made a e-commerce transaction for the first time.
(In context: More than 13 million people bought online for the first time).
In fact, only in Colombia in 2020, record figures were reached in the e-commerce and growths that were not budgeted were recorded, reaching more than 222 million online shopping transactions. For this year they are expected to be 290 million transactions, as announced by the ICT Minister, Karen Abudinen in EL TIEMPO at the end of last March.
(In this regard: 290 million transactions, the country’s goal in ‘e-commerce’).
Well, to this end, many Colombian and foreign applications are added that make buying and selling online a simple, agile process and with access to differential offers.
Here are some of them:
Although it is a Spanish buying and selling application, it is positioning itself in many territories, as it allows buy or sell all kinds of products close to the place of the interested party. There you can find categories like clothing, cars, Smartphones, home, books, houses or even people who want to get out of certain objects and sell them for practically zero prices, says the portal www.cosasusadass.com.
The key to this portal is that most of the things that are marketed there are from second hand.
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Although it is not an app for buying and selling, it has been selected by the ‘Thirteen Bits’ portal as one of the best tools for sell and buy online. Both from its Market Place, and from the groups that are created there to market different products.
Its ease lies in the fact that any user of the social network can publish offers or interest in a particular product, establishing categories and the approximate location of the seller or buyer, which, without a doubt, greatly facilitates this type of commerce. In addition, it is available in different operating systems, which undoubtedly facilitates its access.
The main bet of this application is that brands can have their brands and sell your products without paying commission. There are mainly entrepreneurs that have been affected by the pandemic and that they need to reactivate their economy.
Therefore, there you can find brands related to fashion, household products, groceries, children’s products, among others. Is a Colombian bet that has been well received and that it plans to continue growing in a situation like the current one.
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An application to buy second-hand things, whatever it may be, and with the possibility of finding or offering them according to the location. It has been rated as one of the most easy to use, since a photo of the item is taken and added to the list for sale.
The listings of the published products are classified by city and postal code, which allows interested parties to locate the articles geographically closer. According to the app’s description, “it’s an incredibly easy way to find used things near your house“.
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A Colombian application that bets on women’s entrepreneurship is elenas.co. In it you can sell and buy household products, cooking, food, beauty, watches, toys, sports, technology and even pets.
There, women can learn about the different objects that are part of the catalog and later promote them through their social networks or WhatsApp.
According to the official page of the application, there are already more than 100 thousand women linked entrepreneurs.
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