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Win an iPhone 7 with Ziffit.com

Win an iPhone 7 with Ziffit.com

Fancy getting your hands on a shiny new iPhone 7? Well, we can make it happen. Submit a trade via our app before midnight Christmas Eve and you could be the lucky winner! 

The iPhone 7 has been dubbed Apple’s best performing phone ever, with an improved battery life, immersive speakers and the brightest, most colourful iPhone screen display. It’s also splash and water-resistant! Perfect for capturing the key-life moments of 2017.

Now is the time to declutter and start turning in your unwanted CDs, DVDs, games and books into cash and maybe a new phone to show off to all of your mates!

Download our free app using the links below:

 

Download the Ziffit.com app here Download Ziffit app from the App Store here

Here’s the small print:

  1. Eligibility for Participation: The Contest is only open to individuals (referred to as “Participants”) Participants must be (i) a resident of the United Kingdom and (ii) over 18 years of age. Participants will only be entered into the contest once and are only allowed to win a prize of an iPhone 7 once. Ziffit employees and their immediate family are not permitted to enter the Prize Draw.

  2. Access to Contest: The Participants will be entered into the prize draw if they submit a trade on the Ziffit.com app between 09:00 16 Dec ‘16 and 00:01 25 Dec ’16 and items are received by Ziffit.com before 23.59 21 Jan ‘17

  3. Ziffit does not accept responsibility for network, computer, hardware or software failures of any kind, which may restrict or delay the sending or receipt of your entry. Entries must not be sent through agents or third parties. Late or incomplete trades will not be accepted. Any trades made by a person found to be using multiple accounts to enter the Prize Draw will be ineligible.

  4. Winner is announced: Winner will be announced via email.

  5. The Prize: (phone used in image is for illustrative purposes only) The prize is a new iPhone 7 32GB handset in black worth £599. This prize cannot be transferred or exchanged. No cash alternative. The Prize is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-negotiable. The promoter’s decision is final. Ziffit reserves the right to amend the prize or offer an alternative of equal or greater value.

  6. Selecting winners: Winner will be selected at random.

  7. If, for any reason, the Prize Draw is not capable of running as planned, as a result of any causes beyond the control of Ziffit which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Prize Draw, Ziffit reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Prize Draw and/or select winners from all eligible entries received prior to the cancellation.

  8. Ziffit reserves the right to (i) withdraw the competition (ii) cancel or change the promotion, (iii) cancel or refuse any individual’s entry and (iv) amend these terms and conditions at any time if circumstances make this necessary.

  9. Ziffit reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any Participant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Prize Draw; to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person or contestant.

  10. Ziffit is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Prize Draw or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Prize Draw. Ziffit is not responsible for any injury or damage to any Participant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with this Prize Draw.

  11. Copyright: Upon submission, contest entries become the property of Ziffit and each Participant relinquishes any claims of ownership or rights therein upon submission of their entry into the Contest. Entries may be shared on the Ziffit social and email channels as part of the competition.

  12. This Prize Draw shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts

 

Blur vs Oasis – Battle of the Bands

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The nineties saw the surge in BritPop acts dominating the airwaves. This led to a number of high-profile rivalries between bands, desperate to make their mark on the British music scene.

We’ve finally solved the two decade long argument: Who was better – Oasis or Blur? We’ve delved into the Ziffit archives to finally bring you the truth and after twenty years of rivalry we can announce that Blur has finally won the Britpop battle over Oasis.

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Noel and Liam Gallagher – Oasis

We discovered that people throw out seven times more Oasis CD’s than that of their rivals Blur.

The Oasis albums that Brits are most keen to say farewell to in their spring-clean are “(What’s The Story) Morning Glory?” coming in at first place. With “Stop the Clocks” and “Heathen Chemistry” not far behind.

But it’s not just Blur’s back catalogue that’s in demand, the band recently reformed and are releasing their first album in 12 years – The Magic Whip.

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Blur – performing live

Paul Treanor, eCommerce Director at Ziffit said: “I was personally taken aback at the number of Oasis CDs being sold on compared to Blur. There’s no accounting for taste and I will be holding onto my Oasis CDs, but Blur clearly seems to have won this battle of the bands by a long shot.”

If you’re looking to trade in your unwanted Oasis or Blur CDs and DVDs, head on over to Ziffit.com. It has never been easier. Simply download our app from the below and take 4 easy steps to earning cash for your used stuff:

Download Ziffit app from the App Store here

Download the Ziffit.com app here

*Figures are based on items scanned to sell by Ziffit over the past 12 months. They show that people using the Ziffit app or website scanned seven times more Oasis CDs for sale (3823 in total), than all of Blur’s albums (576 in total were scanned). Views respresented in this article are author’s own.

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Our Most Wanted

 

Most wanted used goods

With summer just around the corner (hopefully!) we know that this time of year can get a little pricey.  So clear out those cupboards, dust off those bookshelves and make yourself some money with us.

We’ve compiled a selection of our most wanted Books, CDs, DVDs and Games.

See below for some of the hottest priced items you might have lying around that you no longer read, watch, listen to or play. Go on, grab yourself a little extra cash to make those long summer days just that bit easier.

 

Top 5 Books

Sell your used books at Ziffit.com

The World of Ice and Fire – £6.37
Collins Complete DIY Manual £4.85
The Art of Eating Well – £4.30
Jamie’s 15 Minute Meals – £3.91
The Improbability of Love – £3.52

Top 5 Games

Sell your used games at Ziffit.com

Grand Theft Auto V (PS4) – £20.92
Project Cars (PS4) – £20.21
Mario Kart 8 (Wii U) – £16.30
Bloodborne (PS4) – £16.05
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Xbox One) – £14.59

Top 5 CD’s

Sell your used CD's at Ziffit.com

Now That’s What I Call a Song – £3.55
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful – £3.40
Muse: Drones – £3.24
The Fatboy Slim Collection – £3.23
I Love House – £3.14

Top 5 DVD’s

 Sell your used DVDs

Supernatural: Season 9 – £6.71
Breaking Bad: The Complete Series – £10.50
Harry Potter: The Complete Series – £6.42
The Hobbit Trilogy – £6.38
House of Cards: Season 1 & 2 – £5.81

Trading in your used Books, CD’s, DVD’s and games has never been easier. Simply download our app from the below and take 4 easy steps to earning cash for your used stuff:

Download Ziffit app from the App Store here

Download the Ziffit.com app here

*Prices correct at time of publish and taken from ziffit.com website. Prices vary and change daily. Please review full terms and conditions before trading.

Unveiling the Fantastic New Ziffit Android App

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It’s finally here! The Ziffit Android app has arrived and is available to download for FREE in the Google Play Store today.

Now you can scan in your items and complete trades wherever you can get a decent Internet connection. It features all of the same functionality as Ziffit.com, but with the added bonus of being optimised for your Android smartphone or tablet.

One of the biggest bonuses is that you can use your on-board camera to quickly scan barcodes. So if you find entering the numbers manually a little bit fiddly, the Ziffit app offers the perfect solution. Just fire it up, line up your barcodes with the on-screen scanner and *Beep*, your item is entered and an instant quote will appear.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Download the Ziffit App

Ziffit-Barcode-Scanning-ScanSo, Ziffit have an app. It has finally happened, we are officially mobile.

If you have an iPhone, iPad or iAnything Else for that matter, you can now scan in all of those lovely books, games, CDs and DVDs. By the time the final refrains of Auld Lang Syne are fading away in 2014, the Android app should be available to download too – ensuring full coverage. Great news.

But of course, one question still burns bright: why should I download the Ziffit app? Well, here are 5 good(ish) reasons you should give it a go:

1. It’s easy

In fact, we’d go as far as to say it is easy peasy to use. Just download, open it up and start scanning in barcodes using your device’s camera. There are no numbers to type, no need to hunt down the ISBN and hopefully less room for error.

You can even complete a trade directly through the app. Just follow the normal process and enter your details safely and securely to offload your clutter in a matter of minutes.

2. It’s free

We all love a good freebie. Okay, so the Ziffit app isn’t quite a free meal or a tidy hatchback from a gameshow, but at least it won’t cost a penny. So even if you just want to see what something might be worth, without actually committing to a full trade or even signing up for an account, then look no further.

It’s very much a no obligation, commitment-free, cost-effective, straightforward, easy-to-use application. We love it and we hope you do too. However, if you really, really don’t like it or don’t fancy selling your stuff at the moment, it’s just as easy to remove. And, just like the man who went to the doctor because he couldn’t day his “th’s” and “f’s”, you can’t say fairer than that.

3. It’s quick

We’ve had thousands of customers use Ziffit.com to sell their unwanted, unloved or unused items. During that time most have been happy to simply type in barcodes and ISBNs manually through the site. Indeed this is still very much available.

However, if you want a change of scenery or just can’t be bothered to put in all those numbers, the Ziffit app is the perfect antidote. Now all you need to do is scan in each item by hovering over the barcode with your iPhone or iPad. You barely need to press anything and it only takes a couple of seconds to register the item and add it to your basket.

Ziffit-Button_24. It’s Ziffit

Okay, so now we’re just blowing our own horn. But there’s never been a better time to give Ziift a go. We’re delighted to have received so many fantastic reviews and brilliant feedback from Ziffiters around the UK, but always welcome newcomers.

As you may have guessed from the above, it is all pretty straightforward. You won’t have to worry about delivering multiple packages, dealing with buyer’s questions or having to pay seller’s fees with us, no siree. Just scan your items in, box them up and send them off; then, just a few days later, the cash will be yours.

5. It’s pretty

Come on, the list would have looked lopsided with only 4 reasons. Plus we think it really is a thing of beauty. Sure there might be some rose tinted glasses involved, but the good folk at Brightec have done a great job designing and building the Ziffit app, so deserve a heap of credit. And when the Android app lands in time for the January sales, we’re sure that will be just as fantastic – maybe even better.

Don’t forget, you can let us know what you think at any time. Just email us on feedback@ziffit.com to give us your thoughts on the app, site or any other part of the service. Whether you’re happy, confused or have spotted a fault, we appreciate your feedback.

Also, if you’re reading this before Friday 15th November, you still have time to enter our competition to win an iPad air. Just send us a picture showing us why you think you should win to be in with a chance. Visit the blog post for full details.

Scan in Your Books and Media with the Brand New Ziffit App

Home AppWhat a week! The TV ad campaign kicked off across the UK yesterday and now we’re proud to announce the official launch of the Ziffit app!

Following a successful soft launch, we’re going public for Ziffit 1.1. Like all other aspects of our service, the app is entirely free. It features a handy barcode scanner, allowing you to zap your items and get a speedy quote.

It features all of the on-site functionality, including the full checkout process. So whether you want to complete your trade on your iPhone or PC, it’s now even easier with Ziffit. After all, not everybody enjoys entering all those numbers manually.

The app is currently only available for iPhone, iPad and all other iOS devices. However, if you are an Android user, don’t panic. We will be launching the app for Android early in 2014, so not too long to wait.

As you may have spotted, the app features rather prominently in the advertising campaign. Admittedly if you’ve seen neither, then that probably isn’t all that useful. To save you a day in front of the box though, you can see what we’re on about through the Ziffit YouTube channel, or just watch below.

So there it is. To paraphrase the ad, our customers wished for it, and Ziffit have duly delivered. You can now Ziffit wherever you are, quickly and easily. No typing, no fuss and still no fees. Just go to the App Store now to find out more and download your free app today.

Even if you only want to work out what something may be worth, you are free to scan and check at will. There’s no obligation to accept quotes or proceed with a trade, even if we’d love you to send your stuff to us.

So join the Ziffit revolution today and start earning cash for those unwanted books, games, CDs and DVDs.

Ziffit App – DOWNLOAD NOW!

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iOS version is out now, click above to download. Android version out 23/12/2013!

We get asked a fair few questions at Ziffit.com, as you might imagine really. However, one of the most common queries isn’t about trades, items or how it all works; it’s whether or not there is an app in the offing.

Well, we’re delighted to be able to announce – once and for all – that yes, there is a Ziffit app on the way.

The estimated arrival time is mid-October, so not long to wait. It is currently being developed by the good folk at Brightec, who are doing a great job getting the look and functionality just right.

The first version is going to be for iPhone and iPad devices (sorry Android owners), but we intend to roll out across all platforms and devices shortly after. We want to make it as easy as possible to sell your stuff, wherever you are and eliminate the need to type individual barcodes.

Ziffit App – Making it Even Easier to Sell Books, Games, CDs and DVDs

So whether you’ve got a pile of books that are gathering dust or some old CDs that you never want to see, let alone hear again, you will be able to use our app to scan them all in quickly and easily. Of course the website is still there for anybody who prefers the more therapeutic manual entry system on a larger screen, but the functionality of the mobile app will closely mirror that of the full-size alternative. So whatever method you prefer, Ziffit have it covered.

Our app is going to be just one of many major changes in October. Without wishing to give too much away, you should be seeing a lot more of Ziffit.com. The site will also be experiencing a few changes; nothing too major, but just a short back and sides to neaten everything up a little.

Anyway, you will hear all about the changes, updates and new gadgets on the Ziffit blog first. So keep your eyes peeled.