I am sorry in advance if this gets harsh as I go along…
I am sure you guys thought long and hard before making the switch but - I urge you to reconsider. I realize that a lot of blood and sweat went into this project, but it’d be better to fix this before it is too late.
I know why you would want to introduce a more lucrative fee structure. As a business often we are forced to make such greedy albeit necessary changes. And I am ok with it. But please step back and look at it from an end user point of view. Honestly why fix something that wasn’t broken?
I loved browsing through the old marketplace - it was easy on the eyes. Looked familiar, blended in perfectly with sitepoint and did what it was supposed to do. On occasion I bought a few sites that I liked - so this feedback is not coming from a lurker. I was/am an active buyer and I am refusing to use flippa. It’s hideous, impractical and a bad attempt to replace something that was much better looking and functioning.
Please bring the old marketplace back. Call it what you like (flippa/flippu/flippi/floppy) but keep it how it used to be. I am all for change but when its a step backwards it doesn’t make sense.
I understand if you decide not to do anything about this and I am sure we (the users who hate this change) will find some where else to buy/sell sites. But please save us the hassle will ya?