Category: Selling Tips & Tricks

Item Specifics on eBay: What Sellers Need to Know

Item specifics are becoming increasingly important on eBay, with more and more listing categories requiring their inclusion. This is undoubtedly due to eBay’s commitment to move towards product based shopping, a process that will apparently help buyers find items more quickly and easily. This article will first clarify what item specifics are before concentrating on…

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A Seller’s Guide to eBay Authenticate

The counterfeit goods industry currently accounts for over 3% of world trade. Designer luxury goods, such as handbags and watches, are top targets. According to a press release, a handbag is purchased every eight seconds on eBay.com. Enter eBay Authenticate, a program to help buyers purchase genuine designer items with confidence. Introduced to eBay.com in 2017,…

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How to Sell on eBay without Fear of Scams

As one of the world’s largest online marketplaces, eBay provides an ideal platform for selling unwanted items or building a selling business. Unfortunately, it also has a reputation for scams. This notoriety can be off-putting for new users to the platform. This article will aim to build confidence in new sellers who may be nervous…

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6 Things All New eBay Sellers Should Know

It’s normal for new eBay sellers to feel anxious or overwhelmed. There is a lot to learn, from eBay policies, PayPal fees and return procedures to shipping rates, best packaging practices and more. The good news is that everything doesn’t need to be understood right away. This article will share six fundamental aspects of eBay that…

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Adyen and eBay: What Managed Payments Means for Sellers

eBay is constantly innovating and changing to compete with other major online retailers. This is especially true as we head into a new decade in which eBay and PayPal will no longer be synonymous. Going forward, eBay is working to integrate payment processing within its own platform. Read on to discover the lowdown on this…

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6 Lesser Known eBay Policies Every Seller Should Understand

Designed to create a ‘fair and safe trading experience for all eBay users,’ eBay has an extensive and complex policy system. Compliance is mandatory. Users who do not meet their obligations may have restricted buying and selling privileges. Sellers are expected to be familiar with all eBay policies and should check regularly for updates. The…

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How to Save Time with Returns on eBay

As much as eBay sellers would prefer all sales to be completed successfully, buyer returns are an inevitable part of doing business on the online marketplace. There are, of course, numerous ways a seller can lose money while dealing with a return. Some examples include: Lost money on returning shipping if applicable Wasted time spent…

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How to Appeal eBay Case Decisions: a Seller’s Guide

When deciding on disputed cases between buyers and sellers, eBay claims to do their best to come to the ‘fairest decision.’ Sometimes, however, the case decision made can feel anything but fair for sellers. In this situation, not all is lost yet. Sellers can still appeal a case decision to attempt to reverse eBay’s conclusion. Of…

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