Easter reading: download the Tamebay Guide

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Chris and I here at Tamebay sincerely hope that the long weekend offered by the Easter break (regardless of your gods of choice or none) will give all of you a chance to take some time for rest and enjoyment. Chocolate is optional. (Sue would disagree about the chocolate – Ed.) Naturally, the public holidays […]

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eBay UK Click & Collect – How it works for buyers

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This is a guest post from George Kinghorn. He’s a Tamebay reader and the founder and head consultant at www.Bayacademy.co.uk. Bayacademy provide on-demand eBay consultancy and training for clients UK wide using the convenience and speed of their webinar and online training systems. I was on the eBay site the other day and a banner […]

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Is eBay UK buyer return fraud on the increase?

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David Brackin is the co-founder of Stuff U Sell and has sold over 150,000 different items on eBay. He is also a regular contributor to Tamebay. Pierre Omidyar, the founder of eBay, famously said: “Most people are honest. And they mean well … But some people are dishonest. Or deceptive … It’s a fact of […]

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Zero overseas fees for 14k eBay UK sellers

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eBay UK is upping the stakes as it seeks to persuade more sellers to sell more overseas: from 7th April 14,000 UK sellers will be able to sell for free on 4 international eBay sites. Between now and October the selected 14k will enjoy no final value fees and zero insertion fees when they directly […]

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Last call for ChannelAdvisor Catalyst Europe 2014 registration

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I’m really looking forward to Catalyst next week and if you want to get involved, be warned that registration closes on Friday. Find out more here. It’s all happening on April 10th at the Hilton London Metropole. I’m expecting the usual high quality speakers, valuable opportunities to chat with clever people and probably a few […]

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Don’t forget: Royal Mail prices change today

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It comes around every year. But today Royal Mail changes come into force. Headline stuff will be the rise in price of first and second class basic services: 1st and 2nd Class mail 1st Class Letter will cost 62p (from 60p) 1st Class Large Letter (up to 100g) will cost 93p 2nd Class Letter will […]

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eBay UK Seller Release 2014: Tamebay round up

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On Tuesday we digested, as best we could, the news coming out of eBay UK in the 2014 Seller Release. There really is a lot of small print (and some ambiguity) and when it comes to things such as the new Seller Standards, the devil (as ever) is in the detail. With many of the […]

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eBay UK Seller Release 2014: Tamebay comment

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eBay’s direction of travel is obvious. They are serious about improving the buyer experience to meet ever increasing expectations from high spending consumers. They are also becoming more interventionist: more than ever before they want to be involved in facilitating transactions. We’ll see what they come up with on the International Tracked Postage Services trailed […]

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Guest post from eBay UK: Where to next for Click & Collect?


This is a guest post exclusively for Tamebay from Marty Ellis, who looks after customer experience at eBay in the UK. As you know, we launched a trail in October for a small number of sellers to offer Click & Collect at Argos, in addition to switching on a Click and Collect facility for sellers […]

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