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November 9, 2012 · No comments

Switching from Vendio to Auctiva

Howdy, I currently use Vendio to host my images and provide a checkout. I would like to hear about anyone who switched from Vendio to Auctiva—specifically do you get just as good a checkout process? I like to be able to see at a glance who has paid, who has left feedback for me, etc. Read More

November 6, 2012 · No comments

Ohio Also Hit By Hurricane Sandy

In response to Hurricane Sandy May Disrupt Online Sales: You neglected to include Ohio in your list of states affected by Hurricane Sandy. In my small town alone, Bay Village, Ohio, on the shores of Lake Erie, 77 percent of our residents, including me, were without power. Read More

November 2, 2012 · No comments

eBay ‘Sponsored Listings’ Compete with Sellers

Are you aware eBay is now adding ads to seller’s listings? Not only are they adding ads near the top of each listing, but have now added “Sponsored Listings” at the bottom of each ad. The “Sponsored Listings” relate to the item being listed, and certainly have the power to send buyers to other links. Read More

October 4, 2012 · No comments

Is There a Site Where I Can List Antique Knives?

I am an antiques dealer specializing in corkscrews and penknives, particularly silver bladed Georgian fruit knives. eBay’s policies do not allow me to sell these items in the U.K. I am in favor of strict knife policies, but no one could harm anything other than a piece of fruit with these valuable little folding knives, so it is frustrating I cannot sell them. Read More

September 27, 2012 · No comments

eBay Lets Chinese Sellers Hide Location

I am a PowerSeller on eBay, and I also have an Auctiva Commerce site selling our wares. We are located in Australia. In the last six months, eBay intermingled all listings from the U.K. and U.S., but I notice many of these sellers come from China, and many of these offer free delivery from China to Australia, U.K. Read More

September 27, 2012 · No comments

eBay Unresponsive to VeRO Infringement Claims

Hello Online Seller, I am an eBay member and a VeRO member, and have a VeRO account and intellectual property designs. In 2011, I had no problems getting the VeRO team to take down listings that infringed on my intellectual property. Read More

July 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Free From eBay’s Rules

In response to eBay Fall 2012 Seller Update to Bring TRS Changes: Over the eight years that we sold our virtual walking, jogging and biking scenery DVDs on eBay, we were quite successful, but were disturbed by the constant flow of increasingly oppressive rules for sellers. Read More

July 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Why Does eBay Restrict Listing of Designer Items?

I don’t understand why eBay would restrict a seller from listing designer items, when that is the only thing the seller lists, and [the seller] has 100-percent feedback on these sales. It makes no sense to do this, since it prevents both eBay and the seller from making any money. Read More

July 16, 2012 · No comments

Variety Sellers Disadvantaged in eBay Feedback System

I do read your stories and look at the featured sellers and what I did notice was that they all mostly sell the same items in their individual stores, e.g. mailing bags, outdoor patio fire pits, cakes, books, pottery, CDs, etc. Read More

June 28, 2012 · No comments

Dear eBay: More Free Images, Please

In response to New eBay Policies Take Effect: For those of us who sell images, a 12-photo limit is not enough. Expanding to 20 would be great. —Rick Read More

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