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10 Underhand Selling Practices to Stay Away From

It is not only sellers who have to be wary of scams and unethical tactics while spending time on eBay. Buyers are also kept on their toes by a small minority of unscrupulous sellers trying to make a few extra bucks or shirk best selling practices. Here are ten underhand tactics to stay completely clear…

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Selling Internationally on eBay: the Basics

eBay is one of the world’s largest marketplaces, with 149 million buyers around the globe using the site. Though the site may have originally been founded in the US, over 60% of eBay’s net revenue is now earned via the international marketplace. With this in mind, there is undoubtedly money to be made selling to international eBay…

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How to Use eBay’s Promoted Listings Effectively

Promoted Listings is a relatively new eBay selling tool to help sellers boost the visibility of their listings. A form of paid advertising, the increased visibility offered by Promoted Listings usually results in more traffic to a listing and therefore more sales. To use the Promoted Listings feature most effectively, consider the following advice: Be…

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7 More Ways to Help Conquer Cassini

Search result ranking can really make or break a seller’s success on eBay, especially for those who specialise in popular items such as cell phones. After all, eBay’s search feature is the primary method for buyers to find the items they are looking for. Cassini, eBay’s current search engine, claims to be the best yet for connecting…

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Understanding Promoted Listings

The idea of paying more for the promise of better visibility on eBay is not a new one. After all, eBay already offers various listing upgrades to catch the attention (and hopefully, wallets) of buyers. Promoted Listings is a step above this, placing paid listings in prominent positions around the site in the hopes of improving sales. The…

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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 Seller’s 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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