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eBay Delays Product Identifier Mandate

Aimee Goodsall | February 1, 2017 | Comments

Back in their Autumn 2016 statement, eBay announced that they would be requiring all sellers to include at least one product identifier in all new or manufacture refurbished listings, as of February 2017. You should, however, be aware that this mandate has in fact been postponed and as a seller you will not be required to include this information until later on in the year.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, eCommerce, Online Marketplace

eBay UK To Launch A New Sports & Fitness Hub

Aimee Goodsall | December 22, 2016 | Comments

In a bid to capitalise on the growing sports and fitness market in the UK, eBay have announced that they will be launching a brand new Sports & Fitness Hub to their UK site.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, Online Marketplace

Linnworks Announce Brand New eBay Growth Programme

Will Bowes | November 30, 2016 | Comments

At our recent Linn Academy event, we announced an exciting new partnership between ourselves and eBay. Specifically, this new found super-team will be working together with the aim of growing the businesses of Linnworks sellers on the eBay marketplace, by providing them with access to tools and highly valuable information.

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Topics: Linnworks News, eBay

How To Use eBay's Promotional Tools To Grow Your Business

Aimee Goodsall | October 25, 2016 | Comments

You may have noticed that eBay have been running a series of monthly growth webinars, designed to help sellers increase their presence on the marketplace, generate more sales and encourage repeat custom.

Similar to the overview we put together for eBay’s marketing and branding webinar, we have provided a comprehensive summary of their latest webinar below, helping eBay shop subscribers to get the most from using Promotional Tools.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce, eCommerce Marketing Tips

eBay To Launch Seller Hub In The UK

Aimee Goodsall | September 7, 2016 | Comments

At their recent eBay Connect event, eBay announced that they would be introducing the new Seller Hub in the UK this autumn, in a bid to simplify and streamline the selling experience for UK sellers.

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Topics: eBay, Online Marketplace

eBay Active Content: Best Practices For Compliant Listings

Andrew Pinner | August 18, 2016 | Comments

This is a guest blog post from Andrew Pinner at Frooition.

eBay announced in their Spring 2016 Seller Release that they will be putting a stop to the use of Active Content – JavaScript, Flash, Form Actions and plug-ins – within eBay listings. The reason for this imminent ban being that active content inhibits purchases on mobile devices, and further poses potential security risks.

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Topics: eBay, eCommerce News, eCommerce Best Practices

eBay vs Amazon

Aimee Goodsall | July 15, 2016 | Comments

We should start by saying that despite the title of this article being eBay vs Amazon, there’s no actual reason you need to restrict yourself to selling on one or the other, in fact both have its advantages and can offer differing benefits, based on your business area and requirements.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, Amazon

How To Sell More On eBay (Updated For 2018)

Aimee Goodsall | July 14, 2016 | Comments

There are huge opportunities for any online seller looking to grow their business on eBay, the problem is that despite the site’s global reach and large active customer base, simply having a presence on the marketplace isn’t enough to secure visibility and generate sales.

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Topics: eBay, Cross Border Trade, Online Marketplace, International Selling

Everything you need to know about marketing & branding your eBay store and listings

Aimee Goodsall | June 15, 2016 | Comments

If you weren’t already aware, eBay have been running a series of monthly webinars, in a bid to help sellers boost visibility, increase sales conversions and generate repeat custom on their marketplace.

In their latest webinar, focused on branding and marketing on the marketplace, eBay covered just about everything you need to know as a seller, in order to get the most from your eBay shop and listings. Fortunately for those of you who missed the webinar, we’ve put together a comprehensive summary of what was covered.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce Best Practices, eCommerce Marketing, eCommerce Marketing Tips

eBay announce imminent plans to remove active content

Aimee Goodsall | June 10, 2016 | Comments

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For those of you selling on eBay, it’s important that you’re aware of their imminent plans to remove the use of active content within your listings. This active content removal, which will come into place in early 2017, will prohibit the use of JavaScript, Flash, plug-ins and form actions being used on your eBay listings.

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Topics: Marketplaces & Websites, eBay, eCommerce News, Online Marketplace

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