Where Can I Trade My Laptop by mikevincent11


									Where Can I Trade My Laptop

Technology has been changing at a dizzying speed. What used to be the latest and the most
advanced can be eclipsed by something newer, faster and more packed with features. It is no wonder
that people, even those who are not really self-confessed „techies‟ have made it a habit to change their
gadgets on a regular basis. It‟s almost like changing clothes these days. People have become slaves
to anything that is dubbed as the most advanced. But at the same time, the economy has been a bit
unforgiving. As much as people would love to have the latest gadgets in their hands as soon as
possible, the economy has not been that supportive, with jobs being lost left and right. So, how can
someone get, for example, a new laptop, if they do not have the necessary funds to keep on upgrading
their gadgets?

Alright, well the social pressures of always being as updated as the rest of the population may be too
difficult to resist. The temptation of getting that latest laptop model is just too much. There are
actually ways to get money from your old laptop which in turn you can then use as „seed money‟ to
buy a new laptop. But before asking, “Where can I trade in my laptop”, let‟s look at the other ways
of cashing in your old laptop first.

Of course, you have the option of selling your old laptop. Selling an old laptop can be done in a
number of ways. For example, online sites like Craigslist and EBay are popular avenues where you
can get a buy for your old laptop. Getting to sell an old laptop online may require a lot of effort
though. Chances are, there are hundreds, if not thousands of people like you who are also in need of

Which brings us to the question: Where can I trade in my laptop? Trading in an old laptop is less of
a hassle compared to selling it either to friends or online. After all, establishments, whether brick
and mortar or online, guarantee at least some amount of money for your old laptop, no matter what
its condition is. However, getting to‟ where can I trade in my laptop‟ will also require you to do some
things with your old laptop. First is getting it cleaned and evaluated properly. When I traded in my
old laptop for cash, I was asked how my laptop was by these websites that I was considering when I
was asking, “Where can I trade in my laptop.” Is the battery still working? Are the wires and plugs
intact? Can all the keys in the keyboard still be pressed? Does the screen have any cracks? A good
number of these businesses that answered my question, “Where can I trade in my laptop?” were able
to give me a good price for my laptop because I was truthful in telling them at the onset what the
scratches and bumps my laptop had.

A lot of delays, not to mention frustrated feelings, can transpire when people who ask, “Where can I
trade in my laptop,” go to these places that allow them to trade in, and give them an evaluation (just
check out my Cash for iPhones review!). For example, if I omitted some of my laptop‟s little faults to
the company that answered where can I trade in my laptop, they will obviously give me a lower figure
than the first estimate they provided. So, instead of keeping quiet in regard to any of your laptop‟s
small faults to companies that satisfy your query of where can I trade in my laptop, it would be better
to be upfront and honest. Save yourself from getting frustrated later when the company gives you a
lower price than what you initially expected.

When I was still asking, “Where can I trade in my laptop,” I did some comparisons among these
companies so that I could see which one would give me the most cash for my old laptop. Actually,
there are companies that I noticed when I was asking „where can I trade in my laptop‟ that were fair
in giving a value for my old laptop. However, I was more impressed by some companies in the way
they handled my situation. What happened was it did not become an issue of where I could get the
highest amount, but with which company offered the best service. From around three or four
companies that answered my question of „where can I trade in my laptop,‟ I eventually chose the
company that was the most convenient to transact with and made it easy for me to get cash from my
old laptop!

Note: This article first appeared in http://sellusedlaptops.posterous.com/130100784

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