# 5 easy steps to multiply your DEC in Splinterlands by flipping cards like a Gold tier player.

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## Introduction

I've been playing Splinterlands since late August of this year and like many of you who enjoy battle card games, I was thrilled at the idea of making money with my spare time playing games that I enjoy. So, I bought my spell book and start my journey with 20,000 Credits.

The only thing that slowed me down was not knowing exactly how to go about turning my leisure time into productive gains. After a few days of relentless gameplay to no significant end, I began to think that I would need to heap large sums of money into this game in order to see any real return on my investment. Upon exploring the application a bit more, I found the marketplace and here’s where everything changed for me.

## Card Flipping 101

My strategy for beginners to start buying, combining, and reselling cards like a pro'. A simple formula keeps me increasing my \$DEC on a daily basis. I use this formula to price my cards, so that I always place my cards for sale at a desirable markup.

Whatever I’m not ready to sell I’d usually rent for a competitive price. If you’d like to learn more about renting cards or how to competitively price you cards, leave your requests or questions in the comments.

I wait until I see the current selling price of a card meets a markup of about 25% above the my purchase price, or the price per 1 bcx, or the average purchase price of all of that specific card and add my desired amount of profit to the Market Value.

I have listed the steps to take & the formula that I use below:

#### Resale Formula:

Lowest Current Price (LCP) x BCX of the card to be sold = Market Value (MV) + Market Value (MV) x Return on Investment (ROI) [eg. 35% or 0.35] = Desired Resale Price (DRP).

##### Example: (Gargoya Lion, Level 5, BCX 60)

\$0.20(LCP) x 60(BCX) = \$12.00(MV) + \$12.00(MV) x 0.35(ROI%) = \$16.20(DRP)

### Step by Step:

###### 6. BONUS: At the end of each season you will want to check prices to ensure that your card is still competitively priced.

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### Promotion

In addition for the new players to Splinterlands, if you sign up with my referral link and complete the spell book purchase, I will send you 50 DEC in game. This should help you get started by renting some cards and building up your Collection Power, allowing you to start in a higher tier with much better rewards.

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