Category: Strategies

eBay Seller Release 12.1 – Free Pictures – (USA)

Seller Release 12.1 :: eBay Listing Updates USA (Early July) In efforts to enhance the eBay buying experience eBay have introduced the following product listing enhancements. (Please note, always refer to your relevant eBay website for the latest accurate information) 12 Free Images Per eBay Product Listing (July 2nd) It’s no secret that the more product pictures you have the more confident the prospective buyer, in efforts to increase your sales and enhance the eBay buying experience sellers can now list up to 12 product pictures absolutely free. Excitingly this includes zoom and enlarge capabilities for maximum impact! Highlights, From July 2nd You can now list 12 images with each product listing at no charge There are many advantages… Read more »

Running your plan…

Running Your Plan Running a plan is like taking a night drive home, even though you can only see 50 feet in front of you at times, you know eventually you’ll get there. You may need to adjust your route several times depending on what becomes visible, but sticking fast to your objectives and watching the road you’ll find the quickest and safest route to your destination. Likewise with a plan, unexpected events will happen along the way and you may need to update and deviate perhaps several times but by drawing back to your objectives and holding fast to your plan you will get there. Stay Fuelled – Your Mindset If you want to make the whole journey you… Read more »

Increase your eBay sales by optimising your eBay listing titles!

Increase your eBay sales by optimising your eBay listing titles! Choosing the right keywords is crucial for your eBay listing strategy, often making the difference between being found and making the sale and not… When building your eBay product listing titles, consider: Your Professional Look The Relevancy of product keywords Keywords which have sufficient search volumes Ensure you meet eBay guidelines Did you know? If your product titles look strong enough they can even win an audience with prospective buyers over cheaper competitor listings! Look professional… Once your products are found in search results, your product titles are the first point of contact between you and your prospective buyers, so it’s imperative that your listing titles look clean and professional… Read more »

Google Products Reminder

Google products reminder! With the latest Google Products update in full swing, we just wanted to send another reminder on this update and what it means to you and eBay Sellers. Last week, Google updated their product search algorithm to exclude many items including eBay listings which don’t have product identifiers. This means if your eBay products do not have product identifiers, you could lose massive search engine traffic and receive fewer sales! eBay Says “In general, if your item has a UPC, ISBN, or EAN but you don’t include it in your listing, you may significantly reduce the possibility that your listing will appear in external search engine results.” As a seller, what does this mean to you? If… Read more »

Solve duplicate listing issues with Multi-Variation Listings

Ending Duplicate listings on have recently introduced a new item duplication policy which comes into force on the 26th October 2010. The highlights of the policy are that if you have multiple quantities of a particular product you must list them as a single multiple quantity fixed price listing. eBay have also warned that if you do have multiple listings they must be to specifically address different buyer needs, e.g. single and bulk quantities of the same item. There is also a warning that sellers cannot use more than one eBay account to list the same products, you’re limited to a single listing for a specific item across all of your eBay User IDs. For items that are… Read more »

New eBay policy improves search for buyers & boosts exposure for sellers

As an eBay Certified Provider, the Frooition team get information on upcoming changes [big or small] ahead of almost everybody else in the marketplace. We wanted to take this opportunity to share some information on an eBay release which is scheduled to be rolled out tuesday 26th October 2010. This year eBay will help drive a more successful holiday selling season for all sellers by ensuring buyers have a quick, inspiring view of the great selection available for their holiday purchases. Effective October 26, the new Duplicate Listing policy will help prevent search results from being dominated by multiple duplicate listings of the same item from the same seller, and improve exposure for great listings from many more sellers.” eBay… Read more »

5 Strategies To Retain Customers and Sell More On eBay

I’ve been working in the eCommerce industry for a number of years now. I’ve trained, run and improved countless businesses on eBay along the way. This article comes more out of frustration than anything else. There are too many “average sellers” out there missing opportunities to improve their business. For me as a buyer, I don’t want to be referred to as “just another sale”. Whether I walk into a brick and mortar store or purchase through your eBay shop or website, I want to be impressed, have an enjoyable experience, and be able to tell my friends and family about how great it was to buy from your business. The internet is saturated with online stores and eBay sellers.… Read more »