Sellers were in turmoil after Etsy sent them an email containing a stern warning about “policies that may apply to one or more listings in your shop,” and admonishing them that, “Etsy prohibits the sale of products whose presentation may mislead buyers, including any mislabeled cashmere items.” Some sellers said they had never used the […]
Etsy is putting $30 million of its cash into a fund earmarked for investing in projects that will expand its efforts to foster economic empowerment and promote sustainability. Note that Etsy had ended 2022 with $921 million in cash and cash equivalents. Adding in short- and long-term investments, the number was $1.2 billion. In announcing […]
Amazon is adding a warning on certain product pages alerting shoppers they are “frequently returned” items. The Information broke the news on Monday, reporting that Amazon started issuing the warning in recent months in an effort to reduce returns. The Verge included screenshots after picking up the story on Tuesday, including one of a listing […]
eBay UK has reminded sellers that its UK shop fees will increase on April 1, 2023. The online marketplace has stated that the additional charges reflect eBay’s continued investment in its “vibrant and trusted marketplace.” The new charges as of April 1, 2023, will see: Basic Shops increasing from £25 to £27 Featured Shops increasing from £69 to £77 Anchor Shops increasing from £399 to £437 The removal of listing upgrade credits for Featured and Anchor Shop subscribers eBay Shops: What do you get for your money? Under the new fee structure, eBay Shop subscribers receive the following benefits: Basic Shops: 250 free fixed-priced listings + 100 free 7-day auction-style listings. Featured Shops: 1,500 free fixed-priced listings + 600 free... Read more »
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Walmart is making it harder for dropshippers who list on its marketplace by tightening its handling time policy. Sellers had been required to ship orders in 1 day unless they were granted a “lag time exception” by the company. On Thursday, it notified sellers it was in the process of removing that exception. In its […]
Xero is a powerful accounting tool, with a host of money management features, including 800+ integrations, ample reports, and unlimited users. Xero is also a powerful cloud-based software. In this Xero review, we’re going to be looking at Xero, the…
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Etsy is testing a “make an offer” style feature on certain listings in the US, it disclosed to sellers on Wednesday. It’s also conducting a survey to find out sellers’ overall impression of the tool with a chance to leave comments. Etsy emphasizes the unique and special nature of sellers’ products, so it may be […]
eBay has announced the launch of dynamic ad rates for its Promoted Listing Standard (PLS) advertising platform. Dynamic ad rates helps sellers stay competitive by automatically adjusting ad rates to match eBay’s daily suggestions. The move is designed to help eBay sellers save time and effort by removing the need to manage their advertising campaigns manually. Ad rates are set by the percentage sellers are willing to pay of the total amount their item sells for (including shipping, taxes, and other applicable fees). Ad fees are applied to promoted items that sell within 30 days of a click on a promoted listing. Staying in Control of Your eBay Ads Sellers can select how they’d like to manage their ads –... Read more »
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If you are a seller on Amazon, you have likely come across the term “Seller SKU” in your product listings...
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Etsy will advertise on TV and billboards, telling sellers on Monday it will focus on improving traffic to their shops this year. Etsy will show up on “unmissable” ad channels around the world, according to Etsy’s Chief Operating Officer Raina Moskowitz, “including TV, social media, podcasts and even billboards,” she said. In 2022, Etsy spent […]
Are you a freelancer wanting to advertise your expertise and earn more money? Or, are you a business owner looking for new freelance talent? Well, you’ve both come to the right place; because below, we're listing ten of the best…
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eBay is displaying additional photos in its mobile app in the default view. Mobile shoppers who are part of the test population will see thumbnail images under the main photo without having to make additional clicks. A product manager for the iOS/Android application who works on the Item Viewing experience – the listing page that […]
A picture might be worth a thousand words in any other industry, but in the fashion industry, those images are priceless. Nothing will sell a garment faster than a good image. However, in the world of pre-loved fashion, those images aren’t just about selling a look. Instead, they are about setting customer expectations, building trust, and persuading customers that their investment in pre-loved fashion is a wise choice. eBay Listing Best Practices eBay listing best practices dictate that each pre-loved fashion listing should be supported with a minimum of 12 images. This strategy won’t only help your customer make an informed buying decision. It will help your listings be found in eBay search. If the thought of taking 12 images... Read more »
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Mercari will begin charging payment processing fees on shipping costs in addition to the item-sold price. It will also raise disbursement fees, it informed customers in an email on Thursday. Sellers compared the change to fees assessed by eBay and Etsy, which charge commission and payment processing fees on shipping. While Mercari will begin charging […]
In today’s Keap review, we’re looking at a sales and marketing software solution built to combine everything business leaders need for growth. With Keap, you can access CRM functionality, scheduling tools, landing page creation and even payment management all in…
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If you’re a frequent eBay user, you may have come across the term “MPN” in product listings. But what exactly...
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eBay sellers are experiencing some significant issues that have been logged in the last few days impacting search; delivery status; eBay International Shipping (EIS); items incorrectly showing as out of stock; and listings up for renewal that simply disappear. eBay no longer announces details about technical issues and glitches on the eBay System Announcement board, […]
eBay’s Cassini search engine uses an algorithm to decide which products to display first when a buyer searches for a product on eBay. That algorithm looks at listing titles and descriptions but also takes several other factors into account, and you need to know what they are so you can ensure you give your listing the best chance of appearing high up in the eBay search results. So, what are the other factors eBay considers in deciding where to rank your listing, and what can you do to improve your eBay search rankings? eBay Performance Enhancers We’ve compiled a list of three metrics that eBay looks at before deciding how to rank your listing in search. 1. The performance of... Read more »
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If you’re considering customer support software for your business, there’s a good chance you’ll come across Zendesk (and of course, Zendesk alternatives). And that’s not by accident—it’s without a doubt, one of the best-known help desk softwares out there with features for almost any industry. But while Zendesk aligns itself with being the right choice […]
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