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Devin Wenig talks at eBay Open after 1 year as CEO

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eBay Open is taking place this week in Las Vegas and CEO Devin Wenig takes to the stage to look back at his first year at the helm of eBay. There are many interesting insights in his talk which sellers will like. He recognises that eBay has chopped and changed and messed their businesses up […]

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eBay My Big Weekend Deals (And ignoring picture standards)

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With summer holidays and a bit of sun getting everyone in a good mood and the first pay day of the summer holidays it’s no surprise to see eBay running a “My Big Weekend” sales promotion. Name-brand products will deeply be discounted across some of eBay’s most popular categories including discounted tech as well as […]

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Seller Hub and other eBay developments [video]

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We’re a bit late this week with the weekly video round up but there’s a lot to digest so do tune in. There’s lots of eBay news. The eBay Seller Hub is coming. Are you ready? Here’s the skinny. It will be a big deal for your everyday activities. And there is good news from […]

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Is eBay still an acquisition target?

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Following the news that Yahoo! is to be acquired by Verizon, the rumour mill is churning with everyone speculating on which will be the next big dot.com to be acquired. Naturally eBay’s name has cropped up. Citi analyst Mark May is one of those touting eBay as a target for a merger suggesting that Devin […]

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eBay’s new GTIN Single Product Page

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eBay are using Product Identifiers to create new single product pages displaying multiple offers from competing sellers along with a recommended “Top Pick” deal. It would appear that eBay are heavily driving buyers to purchase the “Top Pick” and are endorsing it as the recommended deal. eBay appear to rotate their “Top Pick” between sellers […]

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Why I prefer Amazon to eBay shipping

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Amazon is offering free next day shipping with Prime. If you pay they’ll also delivery next day before 1pm. If you live in the right area for Prime Now they’ll deliver the same day or even within the hour. They’ll also with Amazon Fresh deliver your food the same day. You might think it’s just […]

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Is eBay making progress on buyer fraud?

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Last week a friend asked me for tips about selling her smartphone and pretty decent camera on eBay. She was rather surprised when I told her not to: “Too risky. You’ll be at risk of buyer fraud.” High value items like phones and cameras are exactly the sort of things that sellers are at risk […]

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eBay has a billion listings for the first time

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On Wednesday eBay delivered its second quarter results. Earnings were in line with analyst expectation and represented $0.38 per undulated shares on total revenues of $2.2 billion up 7% year on year. You can digest the numbers more fully here. Doubtles we’ll be able to share more expert analysis from experts in the days to […]

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eBay’s Gold Standard: Titles


AltViz recently announced ListSmart, which currently in private beta, to help sellers optimise their listings. Their aim is to uncover the ‘Gold Standard’ secret sauce of eBay listings. Using their ListSmart engine, AltViz have mined the data of over 15 million eBay listings and 5,000 sellers to quantify the performance impact of listing aspects. In […]

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