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How to Deal with Negative Feedback

Feedback is the core component of a seller’s reputation on eBay. Buyers use Feedback scores to guide them towards trustworthy sellers. Feedback is also used by eBay to monitor the performance of sellers and reward high performers with programs such as Top Rated Seller. With Feedback being so integral to the eBay experience, it is easy…

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How to Save Money on eBay Fees

As demonstrated in our recent ‘Beginners Guide to eBay Fees’ post, every eBay transaction is subject to a number of different charges that must be paid by the seller. While there will always be some sort of fee that needs to be paid, there are few ways to reduce the charges or receive a credit back. Here…

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A Beginner Sellers Guide to eBay Fees

With two or more types of fees charged for every successful eBay transaction, it’s not surprising that many people are confused about how much it costs to sell items on eBay. Luckily, mastering the basics is not so difficult as there are no hidden fees or tricky small print. Here’s the breakdown, starting with fees charged…

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Important Changes for Returning eBay Sellers

Founded in 1995, eBay’s original mission was to be an online marketplace that brought buyers and sellers together. While this core purpose remains the same over two decades later, the logistics of the buying and selling has evolved in many ways. Indeed, it can be tricky enough sometimes for current eBay sellers to keep up…

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eBay Bucks: What Sellers Need to Know

eBay Bucks is a free rewards program created in 2009. Enrolled buyers who purchase qualifying items receive eBay currency (Bucks) that can be used towards future eBay purchases. The amount of eBay Bucks awarded to buyers is calculated as a percentage of the item’s sale price. Despite being currently a buyer focused program, sellers should…

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Holiday Selling Tips and Tricks

Much like traditional retailers, online stores experience their biggest sales in the last two months of the calendar year. eBay is no exception to this rule either, so sellers should also prepare for the holiday season appropriately. Here are some great tips to help your holiday selling season be as successful (and as profitable) as…

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Understanding eBay’s Top Rated Seller Status and Top Rated Plus Listings

Sellers who have the best customer service are rewarded by eBay through the Top Rated Seller program. Requirements vary between countries and eBay sites but are generally focused on sellers having a minimum number of sales, consistent shipment tracking, low transaction defects and a small number of late shipments. To become a Top Rated Seller…

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Common eBay Scams for First Time Sellers to Avoid Part 2

Thousands of eBay transactions happen successfully every week, but there are a minority of scammers out there looking to take advantage of sellers. New eBay sellers are, of course, more vulnerable to being tricked with less experience and knowledge of the most common scam scenarios. An unfortunately necessary sequel to the first part last year,…

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How to Price Items on eBay

It is very difficult to say what exactly contributes the correct price of an item. What truly is important is what someone is willing to pay. The word ‘someone’ is key here too as it only takes one interested person to buy an item. Here are some key factors to keep in mind when determining…

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