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I blogged here on Tamebay about illegal seller terms … go me
It took so long to start to write this, the news of Sue’s death was a real shock to me as it was to many and I didn’t think that there was anything I could write that would do her justice. Sue touched the online lives of many and her work and influence will be [...]
This week saw the start of the implementation of the duplicate listings policy and from Monday 16 May the automatic sweep began to identify duplicate listings and Tuesday saw the start of those being removed from the site. Currently on the first sweep those ended listings will result in a refund of the relevant fees associated with [...]
While perusing through the eBay Fashion Outlet Stores to feed my other addiction that is black boots, I was not surprised to see the usual ‘Refund less original P&P cost’ statements that make my blood boil. I picked five random eBay Fashion Outlet stores for various items and three of five of these had the [...]
I’ve been doing a lot of work for a local eBay client, managing their eBay operation for a while due to a member of staff leaving at short notice. Anorak is a busy lady of late! My own sales are now minimal and may even cease on one account shortly as I work more and more on eBay [...]
Postal Fraud, Feedback Extortion & Non Paying Buyers, all in a days work for the eBay Seller? And then you get low DSR’s to go with it, but it’s all down to the buyers perception, you just need to know what that is … simples! In 2008 eBay stopped sellers leaving negative feedback for buyers, [...]
Big names like Argos, House of Fraser, Schuh, Littlewoods and even Tesco are reaping the rewards in their eBay outlet stores and websites as well as their traditional High Street stores. By covering all angles and not having all your eggs in one basket you can spread a wide net to catch the sales
The term ‘Amazonification of eBay’ has been banded about the eBay community for some time, used to describe how eBay is getting more like Amazon as time passes.
Education Specialists trained by eBay, those originally trained to lecture at the eBay University and put on their own courses, were given ‘death by powerpoint’ materials that were primarily for the US site. The presentations were designed for the US site but gave information on the general basics of eBay selling just the same.
Further to yesterday’s post regarding illegal business seller terms and eBay’s lack of care for the protection of its buyers, allowing its Top Rated Sellers (TRS) to display these terms, I questioned how easy it would be for eBay to stop this practice.« Previous Entries