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8-27-2010 @ 1:00PM
Money is ridiculously easy to make using the AH. Raid supplies, scrolls, glyphs, gems (cut&uncut), epic craftables, fish (cooked&uncooked), dailies, boes, disenchant supplies, there's literally a million ways.the key is the DIVERSIFY and buy LOW sell HIGH at the RIGHT TIME.e.g. buy enough flask supplies for raids on SAT/SUN when the prices are rock bottom from the botters/casuals and resell TUES/WEDS/THURS during guild raid nights. Hell I even had a contract with guilds to supply them with say, 100 flasks per week.My lv1 bank alt is pimped out with his own guild, the 5000g guild bank slot, the 2000g vanity ring and I want for nothing in wow.my main piece of advice? invest in a pencil and a notepad, calculate the cost of making EVERYTHING, did you know it costs 500g these days with the removal of smelting cooldowns to make a epic craftable and people are STILL buying them for 2000g??? That was the easiest 20-40k i ever made.woo @ archimonde/us
8-26-2010 @ 1:25PM
I have to agree with this. Diversify- One thing I do myself (among many others, but this is just the example) is transmute epic gems every week, and even if they are the same color of gems I don't just cut them all into the same thing- for example if I'm doing Kings Ambers I will cut some Quick, some Brilliant, maybe a hit rating one in there if I got lucky procs and feel like I'd be listing too many of one kind. Same with meta gems- I spent some time watching prices and seeing which ones sold at all for a decent profit, and I just cut a few of those and auction them and when they're gone I cut a few more- I never list more than 5 at a time (this number is going to vary on your server depending on how populous it is), and mostly I don't get too many back.In addition to diversifying, it really pays to spend some time getting to know the markets. Don't just buy a whole crapload of Cardinal Rubies with your honor because you know that's the most popular/most expensive color; look around, watch the market. Are there regularly a ton of unsold gems of that color because there's so much competition? I mean, on my server, something like a purified dreadstone that is needed by a LOT of casters to activate their meta gem is down to like, 80 gold at times. I avoid that cut like the plague as a result. Getting to know the market also really helps because you'll be able to tell when a price is really much lower than it should be- and what the high threshold would be. Plus, continuing to watch it will help you know when it's time to stop buying low/selling high because the price isn't going that high anymore. I was making quite a bit buying ebonweave cheap and selling it high for a while, but now the price has stabilized more in the 30g a pop stage (I was buying around 20 selling at 50g per), so I don't bother. Which brings me to another point- get to know the prices so you know what is a very low price and what isn't; Set your thresholds and stick to them. It helps.
8-27-2010 @ 7:42AM
hehe - for some lower risk/high profit BS, go for the rod market- people buy fel iron, adamantine and eternium rods for silly money - 75-90 for 10Gs worth of mats, or several hundred G for a 10 minute lap of terrokar forest in the morning - easy money
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