Tag: Product identifiers

eBay Australia delays implementation of Product Identifiers

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eBay Australia has contacted sellers down under with news that their long-trialled introduction of Product Identifiers will be delayed from February 2017 until the autumn. We’ve written about this before. The new rules would have made it compulsory for sellers to include a product identifier in every listing, with a few exceptions. The email reads: […]

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Meet the company: VendLab

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Product Data was a big topic here on Tamebay in 2016 and it will continue to be in 2017. Marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon are demanding product identifiers and even search engines like Google are insisting on this data if you want your products to be found in shopping search results. Collating product data […]

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eBay Seller Release: eBay to support Amazon ASINs

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eBay want to make it easier for you to add listings to the site, so much so that they’re going to start support their arch rival Amazon’s Product Identifiers. From February 2017 eBay will be expanding the types of product identifiers you can use to include Amazon and Google product identifiers, as well as product […]

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How do I optimize my eBay listings?

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It never hurts to revise your eBay listings and optimise them for search, but where to start? Generally the place where you can make the biggest impact is the best strategy. There’s no point getting every item specific correct for your slowest selling line if you don’t even have decent images for your best selling […]

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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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News from eBay: structured data, Seller Hub, changes to search on the way

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Steve Fisher, Chief Technology Officer at eBay, has made a blog post called: “Replatforming eBay: How We Are Delivering the Shopping Destination of Choice” It’s well worth reading it because the developments outlined will have a significant impact on eBay sellers. As Fisher notes: “Over 20 years, we’ve built one of the very best search […]

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tamebayTV video round up: Brexit, product identifiers, Royal Mail and Amazon

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Here’s a video round-up of the news last week, in case you missed it. There’s comment on Brexit, Product Identifiers, Royal Mail and Amazon. (if you can’t view the video in your browser, find it here, and for more video content check out the tamebayTV channel here.) Here are the stories I reference: Brexit implications […]

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Why we don’t like eBay Product Identifiers

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Last week I wrote that sellers are failing to complete the Product Identifiers that eBay are requesting (and in some categories, insisting) they add to their listings. Many of you have told us in no uncertain terms that you don’t like the mandate so today we’re highlighting some of the issues you see. Why Tamebay […]

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Sellers are ignoring eBay’s Product Identifier requirements

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We all know that ticking all the boxes on your eBay listing template and filling in Item Specifics and Product Identifiers is tedious. It takes time, it’s sometimes a pain to find the relevant information. When you’ve got hundreds (or thousands) of listings to complete it’s going to become tiresome. Still however we also know […]

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