Category: Frooition

eBay – Increasing your global reach?

eBay – Increasing your global reach? As buyers, we love getting a great deal on eBay, but when it comes to buying global, nothing puts us off more than those pricey courier charges. Fortunately, eBay are increasing the number of available shipping options for both domestic and international shipping! From the 1st June, eBay will be increasing the number of domestic shipping services from 3 to 4, and the number of international shipping options from 3 to 5! This is great news for eBayers, with more delivery services, it means more delivery options and overall, more competitive pricing. As an eBay Seller, you will be able to specify carrier and cost for more international buyers, not only will this increase… Read more »

E-commerce is changing, are you ready?

Ecommerce is changing, are you ready? Ecommerce is changing, with the boundaries between online and offline drawing ever closer, and with the latest developments in mobile phone apps, do you wonder where it’s all going? The use of mobile phone apps has turned ecommerce on its head, allowing shoppers to research products live online whilst browsing products in store, shrinking the once vast gap between  online and offline shopping. Granted, we’re a long way off from the ultimate mobile shopping experience, but how far is that exactly? eBay have a vision, and in that vision, they talk of a lady walking down the street with her handbag. Now if you were to take a photo of that lady, eBay’s aim… Read more »

eBay Deadline Extended in Clothing, Shoes and Accessories

eBay Deadline Extended… Originally set in May; the deadline for Clothing, Shoes & Accessories has now been extended to 20th July! Excitingly, as an eBay seller, this will give you even more time to update all your seller listings. As of July 20th, item specifics for Brand, Style, Colour, Size Type and Size will be required for all new and revised listings in CSA. With all this extra information completed in your listings, fashion enthusiasts will be able to find your products more easily, increasing your exposure and therefore sales! To help you, eBay are providing a report on May 30th through Advanced Search in Selling Manager and Selling Manager Pro, which will help you identify any listings that do… Read more »

Launching today, Frooitions NEW Knowledge Base…

Launching today! Our new open Knowledge Base will help you get the most out of your eBay and Frooition. Excitingly, our Knowledge Base system will be constantly expanding, drawing expert knowledge on eBay and the latest online selling tips for you. It’s no wonder we are so excited! Jam packed with Videos, Tutorials and FAQ’s, our Knowledge Base system acts as first line support for any questions that you may have, being readily available whenever you’re online. This fantastic service not only contains rich information so you can get the most out of eBay and Frooition, but also contains great articles regarding Online Selling to help you maximise your sales! Key Highlights: First Line Support Service Available 24 hours Open… Read more »

8 days to go…

8 days and your listings might be changing! – eBay catalogue changes :: 20th April 2011 Buyers flock to eBay daily in search for the hottest deals. To help them find what they’re looking for, eBay have requested sellers listing in some Electronics and Media categories to match products from the eBay catalogue. You can start listing or relisting your items right away (including Good ‘Till Cancelled) with the eBay catalogue, however you need to have updated all your affected listings by 17 May or risk having them ended. To see which of your listings might be affected, follow the eBay link below: www.ebay.co.uk/cataloguefiledownloadnotification Key Highlights From 17th May 2011, sellers listing in certain Electronics and Media categories must list… Read more »

How To Take Great eBay Product Photos…

Images are more important today than ever before on eBay. Not only are gallery pictures in search results bigger, but the images can also be zoomed in and enlarged right from the top of the view item page. There are no real secrets to taking great photos, but there are some tips for optimizing your eBay pictures. Almost any modern camera will suffice for taking eBay product shots, but try to choose one with a macro setting. The macro will allow you to take close up shots ideal for small objects such as jewelry and for displaying features such as the yarn on a knitted garment. Even modern mobile phones have high resolution cameras built in and if you have… Read more »

Duplicate Listing Policy coming to eBay.com Auctions

There have been rumors spreading that eBay.com are about to restrict the number of duplicate auctions a seller can have running concurrently. The story started on the US eBay chatboards and has been picked up by Auctionbytes and then Scot Wingo of ChannelAdvisor although neither has confirmed the story. Currently, a seller on eBay.com can have a maximum of one fixed price listing (or five if the product fitted multiple items under a “fitment” clause), but the policy didn’t apply to auctions. Under the rumored change sellers will be limited to a single auction style listing and have any duplicate auctions ended unless they have at least a 30% sell through rate. The change would be considered part of eBay’s… Read more »

eBay Spring 2011 Fee Changes

As we mentioned last week the first eBay seller releases are now out for both eBay.com and eBay.co.uk, and sellers now know the fee changes that will affect them from April in the US and May in the UK. There is a marked difference this year in the fee changes at different sides of the Atlantic. In the US there is a modest 1% or 2% decrease in fees, but for the first time eBay fees will be levied on shipping charges. In the UK out go the free tranches for Business sellers which are replaced by flat rate fees representing an increase for most sellers. This is fantastic news for sellers who already offer free shipping as it equates… Read more »

eBay Policy & Other Changes with Seller Release 11.1

eBay Policy & Other Changes In efforts to continually advance and evolve eBay’s market place, eBay have updated their policies, please continue to read these interesting updates below: Key Highlights New global performance standards introduced (all except DE, UK, US) From May 2011, minimum performance standards will be in place across all eBay sites UK sellers who sell internationally can now get insight into their performance from the Seller Dashboard From May 2011, sellers selling into countries outside of US, DE and UK will be required to meet new minimum global performance standards. The global standards allow for the extra time and cost of cross-border shipping Later this year, sellers will be able to reach eBay Top-rated seller status in… Read more »

Top News for eBayers in DE with Motors, Parts and Fitments

eBay Motors Parts Fitment & category changes :: (DE Only) Designed to revolutionise the experience for buyers and sellers using eBay DE Parts, eBay are introducing the following advancing changes: Buyers can search by Make, Model, Production period, Tirm and Engine Sellers can list by Make, Model, Production Period, Trim and Engine as well as detailed specs according to item type: Tyres, Rims etc. The best match algorithm in conjunction with better visibility onthe SRPs will improve sellers’ sales rank It will also reduce the volume of Sellers questions from buyers What do I need to do as a Seller? Familiarise yourself with the new changes on Ebay DE Parts Start using these new listing details as much as possible… Read more »