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Catalyst 2015: Grow your business with eBay

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David Brackin is the co-founder of Stuff U Sell and has sold over 200,000 different items on eBay. He is also a regular contributor to Tamebay and today has reporting from the ChannelAdvisor Catalyst EU 2015 conference. He attended the session delivered by Marty Ellis of eBay. Not normally one to mince his words, afterwards […]

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New Parcelforce prices for eBay Postage

Parcelforce feat

Whilst we know that the majority of professional sellers will already have a courier contract, it’s worth noting that Parcelforce have new rates available for all sellers casual or businesses, through eBay Postage. Previously there was a set rate, but the new offering gives a discount against the old rates for lighter items, although costs […]

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eBay Seller Release: Product identifiers

Product Identifiers

In the latest UK seller release eBay have announced that product identifiers will soon be required on listings in specific categories, making it easier for buyers to quickly find what they’re looking for. Product Identifiers include Manufacturer Part Numbers (MPN) and Global Trade Item Numbers (GTIN). GTINs include European Article Numbers (EAN) and International Standard […]

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ChannelAdvisor shuts MarketplaceAdvisor

Marketplace Advisor

ChannelAdvisor is to shut down it’s eBay only management tool, MarketplaceAdvisor, blocking new listings from mid July and switching the servers off in September. The service was acquired in 2007 as MarketWorks, formerly known as AuctionWorks and then rebranded MarketplaceAdvisor. As a single channel solution it’s not surprising it’s being discontinued as ChannelAdvisor’s CEO Scot […]

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Add up to 10 photos in eBay returns process

Add Photos

Chris Dunne over at SellerExpress has just spotted an eBay.com announcement that you can now upload up to 10 images during the returns process. eBay say that “We all know the old saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” and “Sharing pictures of your item presents a more effective way for buyers and sellers […]

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eBay and PayPal to accept BitCoin via Braintree


In their most recent SEC filing relating to how eBay and PayPal will operate when they split up in the second half of this year is an interesting detail: eBay and PayPal will soon allow payment to be made and taken using the controversial crypto-currency BitCoin. The payments will be processed using eBay Inc. owned […]

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eBay announces top table changes in advance of PayPal divorce

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When eBay and PayPal split up later in the year, they will go their separate ways with two different management teams. eBay will be headed up by current marketplaces boss Devin Wenig and today he’s announced some new colleagues who will be serving with him on the bridge of the newly independent eBay. Harry “Hal” […]

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CampaignGo Markdown & Best Offer eBay tools


CampaignGo have just launched with three new tools for eBay sellers. After almost a decade of being power sellers on eBay with two stores, CampaignGo’s professional team, sellers and developers have developed a set of automated sales tools and made them available to support online sellers with their sales campaigns.   Markdown Guru Markdown Guru […]

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DataCaciques Listing Feedback Tool


How would you like to present customer feedback on a individual eBay product within the listing itself? That’s exactly what DataCaciques’ Listing Feedback Tool does. Spotted by Jane Bell, the Listing Feedback Tool adds a small banner to the top of the listing description which pulls previous feedback for the product and when the tab […]

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A simple guide on how to sell items successfully

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It never hurts to review our listings and what’s important to customers, and following the Easter break is not a bad time to do so. Today Konrad Sztorc – Marketing Manager at WebInterpret – has some tips on how online merchants should communicate to their customers that life without their product is simply less beautiful […]

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