By Chris Dawson November 22, 2016 - 8:00 am

Patient Zero: Graham Celebrates 20 Years of Selling on eBay

There aren't many people who were registered on the day the site launched. There was only one PowerSeller. That was Graham. Exactly 20 years ago today Graham registered on and he went on to became the UK's first ever PowerSeller. Graham signed up to

myHermes invests to support eBay Powersellers

Hermes are investing a six-figure sum to support the phenomenal growth of their Business Accounts which are now used by more than 650 small businesses, many of whom are eBay Powersellers, across the UK Hermes has bolstered its sales and support teams as an increased number

Bronze PowerSeller level renamed “Basic”

There's been a quiet upgrade to the Seller Dashboard with the introduction of "Basic PowerSeller requirements" and "Advanced PowerSeller requirements". In truth barring the Basic and Advanced designators the PowerSeller requirements have not changed since October 2010 when the last update was introduced. The Basic PowerSeller requirements

eBay UK Seller Release: Hefty fee cuts for some, increases for others

eBay UK have just published the first seller update of 2011 and it's a mixed bag with hefty fee cuts of as much as 50% for some sellers and fee increases for others. Anchor shops see free insertion fees for fixed price listings and eBay have

The end of Auctions, PowerSellers and Fee Avoidance?

So we've seen the fee changes for but will they please buyers and who are the winners and losers? I'm hearing words like "we've listened to our sellers", "sharing in seller's success" and "convenience orientated buyers like immediate purchases" so how does this affect

Never say never again

photo credit: DuchampSome time over the last few days, my PowerSeller badge vanished. I've had it for exactly a decade, although I must admit for the last few months, it's been a statistical anomoly based on high sales early last year: I haven't deserved

Top UK sellers may gain "Approved Seller" status

Following the news from the US that eBay are surveying sellers regarding a possible "Certified Seller" accreditation they are now exploring a new "eBay Approved Seller" in the UK (PS log in required). Interestingly the survey also asks what service level you'd expect to receive from

Third party ads removed from eBay Oz after member complaints

Late yesterday, Australian eBayers began to notice third party ads appearing on their auction listings. A graphic and text link advert for Foxtel digital television was shown directly underneath the "your maximum bid" box on listings in some media and collectables categories: Auctionbytes has a

10c listings for PowerSellers on eBay France 21st August

This Thursday, 21st August 2008, eBay France are holding a cheap listing day for PowerSellers. Insertion fees for BINs and auctions will be 10c. All other normal fees apply, and media and motors categories, which have their own fee scedules, are not included. For non-PSs,

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