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By Chris Dawson February 19, 2017 - 6:15 pm

Amazon Chime: Video Conferencing, Calls & Chat

Last week AWS announced Amazon Chime, a new communications service aiming to rival Skype and services such as GoToMeetng. With Amazon Chime, customers can start high-quality video and audio meetings with one-click, allowing customers to host or join a meeting, chat, and share content and screens

eBay dispatch/delivery, 8 years on has anything really changed?

Jane is the eBay Anorak and today discusses eBay's dispatch and delivery tracking: Way back when, at the eBay Seller Summit around 8/9 years ago eBay were showing us the then new DSR stars for sellers. I remember the uproar around an eBay business being judged

eBay France and Italy give 12 gallery images for free

We're so used to having 12 free gallery images on eBay UK that it never occurred to me it wasn't the same across all eBay sites. eBay France and eBay Italy have just joined the 21st century and announced free photos for all sellers. eBay say

Key highlights from Amazon results – Prime revenues hit $6.4 billion

Amazon have for the first time broken subscriptions out of their financial results which gives an indication of Prime growth. Subscriptions are bringing in a touch under $6.4 billion ($6,394,000,000). In a note, Morgan Stanley's Brian Nowak figures about 90% of this income could be attributed

New Etsy Studio market to showcase craft supplies

Etsy has announced a new home for craft supplies (and new features to assist sellers) which will be called 'Etsy Studio' and is due to launch this Spring. Etsy Studio is the first new market Etsy has built from the ground up since the marketplace first

Etsy clarifies its Homemade Policy

Etsy will soon be requiring sellers to disclose the manufacturers of the goods they sell on the crafts, retro and quirky marketplace. There are no changes to what you are allowed to sell but they will be requiring greater transparency on who made the items

eBay Ireland Free shop for 90 days promo

If you are a business seller and your company is registered in Ireland then there's a promotion for a free Anchor or Featured eBay shop for 90 days. As well as no monthly Shop subscription fee for the first 90 days, you'll be able to list

eBay France fees, Amazon FBA fees, the Treasure Truck and VAT [video]

Our new video looks at Amazon FBA costs. VAT in Europe and also eBay France charges, amongst other things. To find more video content from Tamebay you can visit our channel here. (And if the video isn't showing in your browser, you can view it

Amazon is the top UK advertiser on Google Paid Search

Amazon was the top UK retailer in paid search advertising over the course of the last year according to new rankings released today by the Kantar Media company AdGooroo. The study – which ranked the top 20 UK paid search advertisers based on Google UK desktop