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eBay's Global Shipping Programme UK (GSP): Is It Worth It?

Emily Usher | October 18, 2018 | Comments

If you sell on eBay, chances are you’ve heard of eBay's Global Shipping Programme.

Whether you’re new to international selling or are looking for ways to make the overall cross-border selling process work better for your business, eBay's GSP is certainly a route worth exploring.

But do the benefits outweigh the negatives? How much does it cost? And how easy is it to get started?

This article aims to give you both sides of the story, so you can decide for yourself if eBay’s GSP will either help you reach millions more buyers around the world, or if it’s in fact better left untouched.

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Topics: eBay, Shipping & Fulfilment, International Selling

Shop By Product: What You Need To Know About eBay's Product-Based Shopping Experience (PBSE)

Aimee Goodsall | July 17, 2018 | Comments

Back in their 2018 Spring Seller Update, eBay announced that they would be beginning the first phase of their transition to offering a product-based shopping experience (PBSE), a move that has since seen eBay refocus their search experience on products rather than listings.

The purpose of PBSE - which eBay now also refer to as Shop by Product - is to ultimately help buyers find and compare products quicker and easier than ever before.

Throughout this article, we've covered all there is to know about eBay's shift to providing a product based shopping experience, including an overview of what they've done so far and what changes you can expect to see in the coming months.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce, Online Marketplaces

How To Advertise On eBay With Promoted Listings

Nat Libby | April 25, 2018 | Comments

Standing out on eBay can be tough.

A popular marketplace for shoppers and sellers alike, getting your products seen and sold on eBay is becoming increasingly challenging for every online seller. Understanding how to advertise on eBay is therefore key to growing your online business on the marketplace.

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Topics: eBay, eBay shop, eCommerce, Paid Advertising

eBay Worldwide: A Complete List of International eBay Sites

Aimee Goodsall | December 7, 2017 | Comments

With 23 international sites and a wider presence in over 100 countries worldwide, eBay is a fantastic marketplace to sell on, particularly if you’re looking to expand your business overseas.

In fact, with a universal user ID you are able to easily sell to customers across the globe, either by enabling international postage on your domestic listings, or by listing directly on eBay’s worldwide sites.

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Topics: eBay, International Selling, eCommerce, eCommerce Best Practices, Cross Border Trade

Selling On eBay: How To Grow A Successful eBay Business

Aimee Goodsall | November 14, 2017 | Comments

With a customer base made up of over 164 million users and a presence in over 100 countries worldwide, eBay really does offer vast opportunities for any online retailer looking to sell more and grow their business.

Nice to know, right?

Well, while all of the above is certainly true, in fact plenty of retailers have successfully taken their eBay business from the bedroom to the boardroom (sort of), one of the biggest challenges lies in understanding where these opportunities are and knowing how exactly to capitalise on them.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce