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Seller Profile: Billau Motorcycles

Billau Motorcycles is a family run business operating since 1982 which specialises in selling motorcycles. The business has a large showroom which is full of Motorcycle accessories ranging from nuts and bolts to supreme helmets. They stock lots of different brands starting from cheap and cheerful to premium brands. Nicole Billau, the proprietor of the business was kind enough…

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Putting Your Business on Hold

An eBay business is difficult to take on the road. The time will inevitably come for new sellers to take a break or a holiday eventually. But what to do? Doing nothing is not a good idea as impatient buyers and negative feedback are likely to greet a neglectful seller on their return. Most eBay…

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Seller Profile: Changing Lives in Cheshire

Changing Lives in Cheshire is a registered charity in the UK. I spoke with Chris Roots, their volunteer eBay Coordinator about the charity and how they incorporate eBay into their operations. Could you give a brief overview of your business? Changing Lives in Cheshire (CLiC) is a social enterprise committed to delivering real environmental, social and community impact…

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Leaving and Receiving Feedback As a Seller

Feedback is a voluntary way for eBay users to rate each other during or after a transaction, to inform other users of the experience. Feedback scores are noted next to every member’s user ID and is the clearest indication of the buyer or seller’s reputation on eBay. The short history of feedback on eBay The…

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Seller Profile: the Wargaming Trader

The Wargaming Trader sell Warhammer miniatures online, primarily through eBay. I spoke with Ian Wood, a partner in the business about how it started and his experiences of selling on eBay. Could you give a brief overview of your business? We sell secondhand wargaming models, specialising in old and out of production models from Games Workshop…

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Seller Profile: Palm Beach Outboards

Palm Beach Outboards specialise in new Yamaha and all makes of used outboard motors. I asked Russell, the co-owner of the company about how they integrate eBay into their business. What kind of items do you primarily sell on eBay? Used outboard motors and parts. What portion of your business does eBay sales account for?…

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Seller Profile: the History Girl

I asked Kelly Lindheimer, also known as The History Girl, who is an advocate for the perseverance of American history about her online presence and how she incorporates selling on eBay. Could you give a brief overview of The History Girl? The main focus of www.thehistorygirl.com is to use technology to engage new audiences, advocate for,…

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Customising the Auction Nudge ‘unstyled’ Theme

Each Auction Nudge tool comes with a set of default themes and options to allow you to choose how it will display on your site. If these options aren’t enough, as Auction Nudge is built using open web standards (HTML – Hypertext Markup Language, CSS – Cascading Style Sheets and JavaScript – a web scripting language) then you…

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