Big news today! The latest update of the Tradono app is yet another step towards improving boosters, so they will be available and not least distributed in a fair manner. During these days we are rolling out the possibility to buy extra boosters. Let me tell you a little bit about the thoughts behind this decision and what the future holds.
A user with 30.000 boosters
In the previous versions of Tradono, the system for earning boosters got out of hand. Some users earned so many boosters that it became a bad experience for everyone else in the Tradono community. The previous way of earning boosters was by sharing on Facebook (which eventually did not work with Facebook), and by sharing or inviting with a link and get friends to click while then earning 10 boosters per click. This resulted in users with too many boosters — some with more than 30.000!
Boosters on the house
In order for the Tradono community to work, and to avoid that our general classifieds environment doesn’t run amok and become unfair to a big part of the users, we have decided to change the booster system and start with a clean slate. First step was to remove the Facebook sharing and the possibility to earn boosters. To soften the blow, we have chosen to give you up to 3 free boosters a week. A lot of you have already been very positive about that.
For the super sellers
Next step is today’s update: The possibility to buy extra boosters on top of the free ones you get every week. The free boosters will be enough for most of you, but if you want to boost your items more, you'll have to pay a small amount for that. We have tested the concept with hundreds of you in order to find out what you think is a fair price. The average price in our research was 5 kroner, and we have set the price to half of that – 2,5 kroner – if you buy 10. From this point forward, you can buy boosters in three packages:
10 boosters for 25 kroner
5 boosters for 16 kroner
2 boosters for 8 kroner
I would like to note that Tradono today as well as in the future will remain free to use. It is completely voluntary to use boosters to sell faster. Our data shows that it is not a problem selling without boosters — actually, we expect that it will become even more easy now because fewer boosters will be in circulation.
We are fully aware that 2,5 kroner is more expensive than free, and that it would be awesome to be able to earn boosters like before. We are currently looking into that. How would you like to earn boosters? We would love to hear your thoughts on this in the comments below.
Have a nice day everyone!