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Free eBay UK listings from Wednesday to Monday

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As already spotted by Tamebay readers there’s a free listing promotion running for private sellers on an invite only basis. If you’ve been included in the promotion you’ll have been notified in My eBay and have up to free 100 listings in an eligible category during the promotion period using the auction-style or fixed price […]

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eBay Defect Seller Standards: 1st Assessment


Today is the date that you will find out your seller status as measured by the new Seller Defect rating. We’ve heard lots of concerns both on is the new policy too draconian and possible glitches to the system which may need refining. We’re really interested to hear your experiences and whether your seller status […]

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eBay UK to remove defects resulting from Tuesday’s ISP issue

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On Tuesday we know that many of you suffered difficulties using eBay (and other sites). We kept on top of the issue on this thread and it was resolved, we think, for most people by early afternoon. This morning eBay issued this comment regarding defects that might occur because of the ISP problems. “Some of […]

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eBay UK Seller Release: Seller Protection

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eBay are introducing new seller protection measures with two goals in mind: To simplify the after-sales experience for both buyers and sellers and to introduce new processes and safeguards for sellers. The main changes are: Wider defect removal policy eBay have updated their policies to introduce a new larger defect removal policy which is replacing […]

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eBay UK Seller Release: New listing tool features

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In response to seller requests, eBay are updating their listing tools with new features to help streamline your business. The new features are intended to make it easier for you to create listings in the time and place of your choosing, even when you’re offline, make it easier for you to manage your inventory and […]

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eBay UK Seller Release: Category & Item Specific Changes

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From 15 September eBay will be updating their category structure to make it easier to shop on eBay UK. At the same time they are also adding new item specifics to align some categories across European sites, making it easier to sell internationally. eBay say that they are making these changes based on research and […]

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eBay UK Seller Release: New fees for business sellers

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As part of this August’s Summer seller release for business sellers there are some fee changes. However, they are quite minor and have been announced before. Changes that have been previously announced will come in to affect on August 14th. We reported these changes last month in greater detail last month. But in brief: Updated […]

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Is eBay having glitches today?

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We’re getting reports that eBay is down this morning (and it’s not a Friday so it can’t be a maintenance issue). Currently from Tamebay HQ we’ve had no problems viewing the site, but DownDetector has had several thousand hits in the last hour. Is eBay down for you or is it up and working? Have […]

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eBay reduce buyer transparancy (Update)

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eBay appear to have removed the ability to search a buyer’s bidding history. If you attempt to search bidding history you are now redirected to the user’s eBay profile page. Bidding History was always a feature of Advanced Search, and indeed if you go to eBay Advanced Search the option to search bidding history is […]

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