Tag: promoted listings

eBay to Change How Promoted Listings Standard Fees Are Calculated

eBay has contacted its sellers to advise them that the online marketplace is changing how it calculates its Promoted Listings Standard fees. Promoted Listings Standard fees are currently based on the final selling price of an item. However, from June 1, 2022, these fees will be based on the total cost of the sale, including taxes, shipping, and any other applicable fees relating to business and private sales. What will change? Ad Fees will now be calculated once a sale has been completed. The Ad Fees estimates will no longer be available. This is because the new fee structure will be based on variables, including the buyer’s location and shipping costs which are not determined until the final sale has… Read more »

eBay Listing Optimisation or Promoted Listings: What’s the Best Strategy for Your Business?

We talk a lot about eBay listing optimisation here at Frooition. The fact is, if you’re not keeping on top of all those listing best practices that eBay regularly shares with everyone via its seller updates, is it any wonder your eBay sales have fallen off of a cliff recently? Promoted listings are another thing that fuels many of our conversations with our sellers. Sure, the subject divides opinion, but if you are not willing to give it a go, you’ll lose sales to those competitors who are eager to invest a little extra in promotion. With these two topics top of mind for many eBay sellers, it’s understandable that we are regularly asked if one strategy is more important… Read more »

Have your eBay sales fallen off a cliff?

eBay sales falling off a cliff

As eBay design and optimisation experts, it is our job to gauge the temperature of the online marketplace and recommend solutions to help our sellers sell more. With 29 million customers using eBay’s UK platform every month, an increase of 5 million on pre-pandemic levels, eBay is “red hot” at the moment. However, not all sellers are enjoying an uptick in sales. Many eBay sellers have been telling us recently, “My eBay sales have fallen off a cliff.” This comment set off alarm bells at Frooition HQ. So what’s going on with eBay? Why have my eBay sales declined? Initially, we thought the pandemic was to blame. As high street stores closed their doors during the lockdown, many only retailers… Read more »