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eBay start to put AMP pages live

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Back in the Summer eBay revealed that they had been experimenting with Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), a technology led by Google. The Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) Project is an open source initiative that embodies the vision that publishers can create mobile optimized content once and have it load instantly everywhere. Up until now it’s been […]

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eBay is busy promoting Curve plus size category

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It’s been good to see eBay investing in a marketing and PR campaign to accompany the launch of its new Curve marketplace section. In particular the campaign has been very active on social media. At the forefront of the campaign are three “ambassadors”: plus size model Tess Holliday, columnist Callie Thorpe and Bishamber Das. The […]

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Is eBay custom shop design to be retired?

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Dan and I have long been of the opinion that eBay will be forced to move towards a text only based item description in the future. This will make mobile views easy and they have already provided specific fields for postage, returns, business information, images, VAT and just about every piece of information you wish […]

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ChannelAdvisor first to support eBay Promoted Listings

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ChannelAdvisor have announced that they have become the first e-commerce solution provider to support eBay promoted listings. eBay Promoted Listings are a way to get more eyeballs on your listings, but comes at a cost – you select an additional percentage of the final value as your bid to have your listing promoted, which you […]

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eBay and Sellbrite to integrate selling platforms

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eBay has announced a new partnership, this time with Sellbrite. Sellbrite is an ecommerce management system that helps sellers control and administer their online sales on eBay and across other platforms. You can read the news here on eBay. As eBay says in their bulletin: “We are excited to announce a new partnership with Sellbrite […]

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eBay.com launches new Quick Sale feature for mobile phones

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eBay has launched a new service that makes it quicker to cash in your mobile phone. All you do is tap in the various variables regarding your phone. You could choose to sell it yourself but eBay Valet could be the easier option. With that, you send your handset free of charge to eBay Valet […]

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eBay Customer Guarantee launched in France Italy and Spain

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eBay have launched the eBay Customer Guarantee (equivalent to eBay Money Back Guarantee) in France, Italy, and Spain. I’m surprised, I didn’t know that customers in these EU countries didn’t get the same service that we enjoy in the UK so perhaps it’s long overdue. With the launch of the eBay Customer Guarantee, eBay have […]

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People are still buying and selling feedback on eBay

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There was once a time when people stressed about how much feedback they had on eBay. People would (and still do!) buy and sell accounts because they think they’ll be more successful if they have an account with 100 or 1000 feedback than an account with zero feedback. There is a little truth in the […]

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