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No marks on these beauties!  The bowls are etched or cut, (fingernail test.) I can see two mold marks on the base. The stem and base and underplate are pinkish-peach. They stand 5" tall. Are they elegant glass? Any suggestions, help will be appreciated!  Thanks

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Motors discussion

Hello all; I'd be very grateful for any advice you can give me on this. A family member has asked me to try and sell this (something I wouldn't normally do, but in this case I must), and I'm trying to give them as much information as I can. These are the photos they've given me. I understand the vase is about 12 inches tall. Anyone know about it at all? I've sold porcelain before but it's usually porcelain statues of ballerinas, etc. Thank you so very much!

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Collectibles & Art discussion

OMG is eBay insane??

 

I just logged into my Buy Account and there's a huge blue button next to every purchase that says Return this Item. Instead of the usual feedback button and drop-down menu underneath.

 

This is what it used to look like (and still does on my seller account):

 

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This is what it looks like now (on my buy account):

 

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I mean it's BIG and it's BLUE and it's one of those things that says, "Click Me" as though you'll win a prize or something if you click it.

 

 

What is this company THINKING???? Do they not realize this is a selling site?

 

This is HORRIBLE marketing psychology, telling buyers to return when they didn't explicitly ask for return information. If eBay had anything between their ears, they would leave it alone or put a button that says this:

 

BUY MORE

 

 

Selling discussion

It's got the blue mark from the 90's.  Can you tell me the pattern name, please?  Thanks

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Motors discussion

This is my first time using this forum, after over 15 years buying and selling on eBay. I'm very upset because I politely raised some questions about why a member was selling a relatively common item, a series 1929 National Bank Note worth perhaps $200, for $100,000. He threatened to "arrest" me and to "bust" me. Of course he has no grounds to have me arrested, as I never said anything threatening or even defamatory. But I'm very concerned about this individual's reaction, and about the effect sellers like this may have on the eBay community. There doesn't seem to be a way to report this to eBay, and it's not clear it's even a violation of eBay's terms. Any suggestions about what I should do?

Selling discussion

We got one threatened to be arrested from a seller.

The guy with 2 crutches falls passed out waiting for paypal on the phone.

Another 16 year seller threatening to commit suicide.

The guy who is mad about the NAZI moderator thing.

The seller worried about the medical equipment, 10 pound shipping box affraid of a bomb being sent back.

 

Thread after thread of mad sellers.

 

Man just start listing at other places, you will find rlelief, the sales are low here, it's not worth it anymore.

Just leave like ebay wants us to, it's much more fun at other places.

 

heck who knows anymore, between google adwords, higher shipping cost, and this place, aaaaaaaaaaaargh

 

Selling discussion

I am an experienced comic book collector and I know grading very well - and can easily distinguish a comic book in poor condition from a comic book in VF to Near Mint condition. However, it irritates me when I see dishonest comic book sellers jacking up prices of comic books that do not line up with the price of the comic book or books far above the actual value listed in the comic book price guide.

( apart from CGC graded comic books).

For example: here and on Amazon I was looking for a copy of Avengers #57 ( 1st App. of Vision) whose condition is around 6.0 to 8.0 (Non-CGC).

Now the Current Comic Book Price Guide (CBPG) indicates that this particular issue is priced between $68 and $245. The seller revealed that the Non-CGC copy was established at 7.0 and I would expect to pay a reasonable price between $100 and $235.

(I comprehend that such a seller needs to make a bottom line so I  assume that the seller tacks-on additional charges to the price of about $20 or $25 dollars - at most 30. - Plus shipping and state taxes etc.)

But the post also indicated FREE Shipping (included in the price. The price was $650.00! And I can, perhaps gain some leeway to sentimental value as well - but this was just rediculous! The seller was attempting to take advantage of uninitiated buyers and acquire $415 dollars more that the actual value of the book itself.

 

Fact of the matter is - is when I am hunting for various issues that I might want to buy or am considering purchasing -  I encounter dishonest sellers like this plastered almost everywhere and I am damned fed-up with these MoFos -- seriously!

 

The pricing should be gleened with respect to the current CBPG (comic book price guide) prices. (But for BUY-IT- NOW ITEMS ONLY - NOT AUCTIONS).

 

I want to Blow the Whistle on these creeps because they ARE Taking advantage of ignorant buyers and I am just sickened by it - and it makes me mad!

 

I would like to know if there is some tyoe of reporting system here on eBay or way to PUT an END or STOP to these dishonest sellers who overprice comic books and magazines against CBPC prices. In addition to this there is no real reason why CGC prices also do not correspond to CBPG prices since there is no mention of them ANYWHERE in current CBPG price listings. I can understand that the comics graded by CGC are fairly expensive to get GCG`ed and they do a fair job as well as with resored comics, etc. However Non-CGC comic books and magazines can be fairly garded simply by examining them closely (minus actually takeing images of each inner page) - that it`s details should be accurate according to the seller and should NOT be taked out of the bagged and boarded comic book copy and phtographed as this irritaes collectors who do not want the prospective issue to be handled before reception as it could add devalument, spine damage or further damage inadvertently. 

 

The main question then becomes how to Report / Stop or Ban dishonest Comic Book/magazine sellers who overprice such books and magazines above the actual CBPG prices - not only on eBay but also on Amazon and other selling arenas.

 

PLEASE DO NOT INFORM me I am wrong on this issue - or that it is OK somehow because a "New Movie" is coming out which may feature the vision as Tales to Astonish is overpriced because of the Gaurdians of the Galaxy movie features "Groot"  which is in TTA #13 and expalin it away with Supply and - Demand stories because I just know better.

 

Ty for your attention:

 

= Mark =

 

Comics discussion

I sold a video game with the title "Killer Instinct Gold (Nintendo 64, 1996) DOES NOT WORK!! AS IS!!" In the seller notes I wrote, "cartridge is in great condition, but when tested the game DID NOT WORK. Selling AS IS! In the description field, I wrote, "Cartridge in fantastic condition-no visible scuffs, scratches, or other flaws; label is intact and unfaded. However, when tested on my own Nintendo 64, the game did not work." My return policy listed was "no returns"

Only minutes before the auction ended, the high bidder and I exchanged messages:

What I understood from this message is the bidder did not want the item because it was broken. This bidder was outbid, so I assumed the issue was resolved. However, they proceeded to place another bid only seconds before the auction ended. Thankfully someone else won the item, but I feel that this user was definitely in the wrong. For starters, without understanding the listing, they placed bids and later asked me to go back on my return policy, which I am firm on. They then proceeded to place another bid even after this, which contradicts the message sent in the first place. Had they won the item I would have had to return it, breaking my policy, or I would have faced a negative rating on my first sale ever.

Does this violate any of eBay's policies? I feel that at least the return policy should be an issue. Should I report them?

Bidding & Buying discussion

have been on the phone most of the day -- an hour and a half two of those times and then multiple calls all day 30 min.or longer being put on HOLD to speak to somebody in APPEALS.  Nobody answers.  It's now 8 pm and still no answer.

 

Ebay sided with a seller who wouldn't respond to any of my emails after sending me inadequately packaged items that arrived broken -- I even sent a photo to prove that it was broken on arrival.  Seller wouldn't even respond to any communication UNTIL I opened a case.  Then he writes saying his computer was broken but he said it was the fault of the shipping people and refused to take the return..   Two days after I open the case ebay sides with the SELLER??? WTH????  What happened to buyer protection.?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Well, actually I need to end two auctions both of which contain the same small error.  Trouble is, both are less than 12 hours from closing and have bids.  I don't want to let them end and then get dinged for defects.   Anything I can do?  Thanks!

Selling discussion

I have an item that's a custom request from a certain buyer.

Is there any way I can list it so that only he can make the purchase? I thought I saw "private listing" on an ad somewhere before... How do I do that? 

 

Thanks!

Selling discussion

So basically I put an item for sell and some "idiot" offered 10k$ which of course he didn't paid and I reported it couple of times and sent him messages to cancel it requests and everything and I still got 250$ invoice for nothing. Which I surely can't pay. HELPP!!

Payments question

Is the site the same and are you still selling and getting bids?

 

I am starting to realize the value of bidding.  A buy it now can run forever with no one noticing but an ending date spurs buyers to bid.   I'm debating on listing a couple items here and want to know (10% aside) has it changed much?

2014 Fall Seller Update discussion

Can anyone tell me what this is? I found this at a yard sale It's not airtight so I don't think it is a pump. Any ideas??
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Selling discussion

I can't complete a required action in the resolution center.  I keep getting this.....

 

 
 The information you requested is currently unavailable. Please try again at a later time.

Bidding & Buying discussion

We have a Buyer who opened an Item Not Received case and is asking for a refund.  We have no problem refunding him but in his initial statement when opening this Item Not Received case he says that he received the item and that it is defective.   Ebay even uploaded tracking information that shows that the item was received.

 

We asked why he opened an Item Not Received case when clearly he has received the item.  Then we explained that withing the Resolution Center there is no way to upload a prepaid UPS Call Tag for the return because he opened the wrong type of case.  His unhappy response was that there was no other option to choose.  An email instead would have prevented this entire thing.  Our listings even ask Buyers to contact us first with issues or questions.

 

We asked that he close this one and open the correct type of case.  We want to make this right and refund him but we don't want to do it outside of the Resolution Center especially with the wrong type of case opened. 

 

Thoughts or advice?

 

 

Selling discussion

Im fairly new to ebay, not a big seller. I had two lots up for sale. One was packaged in a large NON flat rate priority box, the other was packaged in a large flat rate box. The stated shipping for the flate rate box was $20 and the other box was calculated at 18 lbs priority mail. This person is from Nevada and I am in NJ, it calculated the larger box at $54 and change. the buyer never emailed me prior to obligating to purchase. After they used the buy it now on both I received an email stating that they would pay $54 for both boxes to be shipped. I told them both boxes were already packaged and ready to go and combined shipping wasnt an option. They furthered bullied me telling ME how much it would cost, requesting I use different carriers, etc... although I was charged a final value fee for shipping the flat rate box they obligated to purchase, I gave him free shipping on the one and took $54 for both packages weighing together, almost 30 lbs. I didnt receive a thank you. I emailed them this morning to let them know I shipped both packages together via priority mail so they could get it faster, even though it cost me $65 to ship, $11 more than they paid me. I received a curt email back saying, "you shouldve shipped it fedex but since its my money you dont care"  I received further bullying and when I attemptedto contact the buyer via phone, I was hung up on... Real winner here.

Isnt this a violation of ebays policies? The guy scooped up the lots because they were priced very low and instead of ASKING ME BEFORE using buy it now he chose to bully me after the fact. Now i just feel that no matter what I do he will leave a negative for both. Its so unfair that this is able to go on on here.

Selling question

I see many posts saying about ebay buyer protection helps frammers, and that sellers reply always Return for Refund.

I just got a damaged item that by the looks of it it was composed with damaged components in the factory and with wrong parts and loose parts also. Will i get a refund of the return shipping too if i return it?

I'm thinking of returning the item but i don't want to spend more than what i just spent, because that way it's not worth the risk buying anything from ebay.

I attached some pictures of the actual state of the item, metal plates that are smaller that it should, plastics from a different model that what came and a board that came broken.

Notice the detail of the weld in the board connecting the 2 parts, if the board was intact it wouldn't be necessary to have that weld connected. That's why i say it came like that from the factory.

 

I don't know what to do and it appeared that i should return the item tomorrow...

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

 

A buyer bid and won one of my items seconds before the listing ended Friday night, {9/19/14}. They paid immediately for the item including shipping from New Hampshire to the listed address in New York. Within a minute or two I received a message from them worded; "I forgot, ship the item to the following address in Dallas, Texas". And it would be addressed to a different name.  I immediately responded that they paid for shipping to N.Y. and shipping to TX would cost more, and I would create an invoice for the additional   $16.52  through Paypal. I received no response. I created a request for the $ through Paypal and it was sent to the buyers e-mail address. I then messaged them again letting them know what I did. Again, I received no response as of today {Sunday 9/21/14.

 

I have provided excellent service to my customers and in several instances have gone above and beyond to service their needs. But with this case I feel i'm being ignored, and the customer is just trying to get something for nothing.  Its the principal of the situation that bothers me. I know I have no real responsibility to ship to any other address than the one provided by e-Bay. My dilemma is that I have to ship it tomorrow and upload the tracking to conform to my one business day shipping category. If not e-bay will use it to lower my percentage needed to maintain my Top Seller status.  Should I call these people? Try one last message? Ship to the New York address and message them explaining the result was their lack of response? Or should I "bite the bullet" adsorb the $16.52 and ship to Texas.? Another concern is that if I ship to N.Y. I will, in all likelihood receive negative feedback that would destroy my 100% positive. Maybe someone out there has experienced a similar situation. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

 

Thanks

Shipping & Returns discussion

I tryied to open a case since the received items wans't as described, but the only option the item had was to start a return request, which I did, but the seller never answered the request. Now, when I go to the Resolution Center I don't see an open case, but If I try to open it, it says : "A return has already been started for this item", so I go to the return status and says : "Hang tight, you should hear from the seller soonIf you don't hear back by Sep 23, 2014, or if there's a problem, just ask us to step in and help on Sep 23, 2014. We want to make things right for you.". The thing is that the seller NEVER respoded the request, it's Sep 23 2014 and there´s no option that I can select to escalate the issue to eBay, so what to do? The only available option is to cancel the request, which I definetely won't do since the item is way different than the one shown in the seller's description.

Getting Started question

Hello,
i ordered laptop power supply from seller  cctv-mall and now they're removed from eBay.

I tried to file complaint from the resolution center, but i can't because seller and item doesn't exist anymore. That also prevents me contacting seller.

So this situation is pretty f***ed up, i can't contact ebay because they've removed that user and i can't contact seller, because that user doens't exist.

Is my money gone or is there some other way to contact ebay?

 

 

Genuine AC Adapter Power Supply Charger For SAMSUNG CPA09-002A AD4019P Series
Item no: 171125644249
Sale date:08/31/14 11:20
Quantity: 1
View order details

Bidding & Buying discussion

How are themes picked and when, I'd so like to join in on the fun of Aceo Theme weeks....misssed the September 2014, but liked to try for the October 2014.

Selling question

Type some stuff here....

Think it through, a little BEFORE you post...

The Soapbox discussion

I want to buy this ps4, http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sony-PlayStation-4-Latest-Model-500-GB-Jet-Black-Console-/151419388291?pt=Video_Games&hash=item23414c8183#rwid the price is so low so I'm a bit worried, if you scroll down it tells me I have to contact this person before buying, I did so and here is my mail to him and his answer:

 

Me:Hi, I want to buy a ps4 but you wrote that you had to mail you first... I live in sweden so I wonder if you can ship here? Will there be any import charges? Is it new or used? Everything is included?

 

My second email:Also, can you verify my order? I live in sweden if you didn't get my last mail... Will there be any custom taxes?

 

His answer:Hi

The buy it now price is  $300.00.
Shipping and insurance included in the total price.

The consoles are brand new in box with all the accesories included! We offer 14 days to return it if by any reason you are not satisfied with it.

If you are decided to buy I need to know your details:
 
eBay User Id (username)#: .......(for ebay invoice)
Full name : ....................
Full Shipping address: .................... (Where to send the item)
Quantity

  After i will have your details i can send you the invoice.
Waiting your email !
 Thank You,

 

 

Now I'm wondering, can I trust this? Why would I not be able to just buy it now on ebay? If I do this purchase, will it be covered buy the ebay money back guarantee?

Payments question

I'm trying to ship a bumper cover off a car and the shipping prices are 5 times what was paid it. Whan I click on print shipping label now it takes me to paypal and only gives me USPS and UPS to choose from. I need help to ship cheaper.

 

Shipping & Returns question

Hi,

I wonder if anyone has had a similar situation before? A buyer just opened a case saying that she didn't receive an item, but the tracking information says it was delivered to her place of residence on August 29th. Ebay's resolution email to me seems to suggest refunding the buyer's money, but I'm just wondering what my responsibility is to the customer when I safely delivered it to the USPS and they delivered it to the person's residence? Should I let the case be escalated to customer service and will eBay just make me refund the money anyway?

Shipping & Returns question

Hi.  I had a listing pulled for what I didn't realize was a trademark violation.  I wanted to change the listing and relist the item, but now I can't find it.  I looked in my unsold, sold and archived items.  Does anyone know where it is or is it just gone?  Thanks!

Technical Issues discussion

I have an ebay email from a seller saying they would send me a return label for all the problems i have With an item that was suppose to be new and in working condition when it wasn't. Ive NEVER had to go through this before So I'm at a loss. I had the claim won on paypal but paypal said i had to pay shipping back to the seller, which is upsetting on top of not receiving a working item. The seller eBay messaged me saying they wwould provide shipping label. I agreed but haven't heard from them since.... its only been 24 hrs but I'm getting worried that now they are ignoring me and i have to have It sent back for the refund to go through in a timely manner. If the claim is already won in my favor and PayPal doesn't care what the seller said about giving me a label can ebay do anything if i never hear back? Tia

Shipping & Returns discussion

A seller is asking me for my home address , he said that he has  a problem with his computer and he can't print the shipping lable, is that ok??

Shipping & Returns question

Where is the item number.

Buying & Selling Basics question

I shipped an item to a buyer on Friday, 9/20. He was to receive it on Saturday, (9/21) but the package was somehow forwarded/redirected. He claims he did not do the forwarding. The package seems to still be in the USPS pipeline, but It's all very strange and sounds rather scammish. Anybody experience anything like this before?

Shipping & Returns question

I am bidding on an item, it had a buy it now for 8k... Bidding started at 5800$ an ebayer with only 3 items bought bid me up to the buy it now price, this person has 2 retracted bids in the last 6 months... Is it the seller having someone bid the item up?

Bidding & Buying question

Hi,

 

We are a business here on Ebay and we are wondering why we can't access funds before 21 days because of Paypal holding it. There is no tracking number for this and we don't know how to get funds faster.

 

Please let us know how we do that.

 

thanks

Selling question

Either eBay needs to bring back negative feedback for buyers too or take away the power to leave it for sellers.  I have had maybe 5 bad sellers in my 10 years on eBay.  A very small precentage.  As far as buyers go, it must be pushing 30% at least.  That may not seem like a lot.  But it really takes away your desire to bother selling on here. 

 

Besides, we should be able to tell if a buyer is worth selling to in the first place.  Negative feedback (on buyers) protects the good buyers and weeds out the bad.

 

I know that's a pipe dream.  eBay will never change it.  But it's honestly too bad they don't....

Shipping & Returns question

http://www.ecommercebytes.com/C/blog/blog.pl?/pl/2014/9/1411432802.html 

Starting an eBay Business discussion

This ebayer zhayaju likes to bid on your auctions for jewelry to get the reserve price then remove their bid.  They did it on a few of my auctions.

 

Heads up.

Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

My auctions are almost over and with the month coming to an end, I'm wondering if the 3 Free Relistings is INCLUDED in next month's Free 50 or is it IN ADDITION to? I hope that makes sense.

 

I'm planning on adding more auctions and I might hit my 50 limit by the end of the month. I'm trying to plan for next month. Don't want to go over the 50 limit as my ticket items are low and at this point it's not worth paying an insertion fee.

 

Any help will be greatly appreciated!  :smileyhappy:

 

 

 

 

Selling question

I only ship to the lower 48 states. A buyer from Alaska wants to bid on a item and have me ship it to his brother that lives in the lower 48 states.Should I allow him to bid? Looking for answers because I am kinda new at this and any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Shipping & Returns question

My Account question

I charge actual shipping cost to my customers, weight, plus dimensions. Yesterday when I went to print the shipping label, i was actually charged more for my shipping (even after ebay's discount for postage online) than what the customer paid. What am i doing wrong? It has been a few years since I sold things, and I  may have missed out on the proper up to date why to ship..Please help.

Shipping & Returns question

Doesn't the size of the package matter? Haven't done it yet so unclear on how this works....thanks in advance for your advice! Meesh.

Shipping & Returns question

How long does it take for Ebay to close this out,buyer has 2 Feedbacks one of which obviously is marked as positive but seller was also not paid,and indicated such in comment section

Selling question

Please read everything I typed before replying as it's all relevant.

 

Asked a seller with over 13,000 sales and 98.5% positive feedback for a smartphone and they could list it.


They responded:

"Sorry ,but we can't list the phone on ebay store
You can buy it from us directly through paypal ,is it OK for you pls?

Sorry ,we don't have the X or X colors.
We can offer you the phone with a configuration of 32GB: $XXX including shipping if you pay us directly through paypal
If you agree,Pls kindly send money to our paypal account this way:
1.log in your paypal account.
2.find"send money"option
3. input our paypal account :
X@gmail.com and the amount .
4.Choose" services"to complete the process.
And pls make sure to state your ebay ID,item model name and our ebay ID: X clearly in the payment.
We await for your news.
Sincerely"

 

I read somewhere that "goods" would be needed to specified instead of "services" so  I asked around eBay and I've been told not to do it. So I didn't.

Although I replied the seller with the answer "why "services" and not "goods"?"

They replied: "you can label as 'goods' too."

 

So, I don't know, is this fishy? Do I have protection?

I just wanna purchase a phone without the possibility of being scammed.

Also it's important to note I've bought off of their eBay store once and everything went smoothly.

Buying & Selling Basics question

When and how often are insertion fees applied to Fixed Price items & Best offer  and with quantity greater than 1.

I was thinking it was for the inital listing BUT think it is NOW for the insert and any sale made under that listing.

 

I need to look harder but I think adding the listing = fee AND  any sales also = fee being charged ???

So 1st sale is double charged? 

 

TIA

Selling question

I tried to ship an item, and I cannot purchase postage as it tells me invalid address, cannot exceed 40 characters, I contacted the buyer and said she never had problem before. What could be wrong?

Shipping & Returns question

I checked the automatic relist on several of my items when I first started listing. Some have been relisted three times but some have not reach the 3rd time. I want to cancel this option and just relist myself. I didn't think about the fact I  could run out of my 50 free listings a month and I guess I have because I am being charged an insertaion fee. Sorry I know this probably sounds dumb on my part but I am just starting to list multiple items where I have always just listed my pageant outfits in the same catagory.TIA

Selling question

I am very new at selling and I just discovered that e-Bay charges the 10% fee also on the shipping charge.

That is crazy! Why do we have to pay a fee on money that was sent straight to USPS or FedEx?? 

 

I sold a big item for $10 & shipping was $35. So, I get $10 from the buyer from which e-Bay takes $3.5. I'm stunned. Why does e-Bay charges us a fee for money they know we will never see??

 

With this policy, e-bay is closing the door to the market of inexpensive items that are fairly heavy. The only way around it will be to offer a higher price & give best offer only to buyers that live close by...Or offer flat/free shipping but that means a sub-optimal pricing strategy! It should cost less to buy from someone that is close-by. Moving stuff is not free.

 

What is the logic behind that policy?? Other than "they can get away with it"....

Shipping & Returns question

Hello, everyone. I set my ebay account up a very long time ago and did not ever set a profile picture to my account. I use ebay so much I decided to do so, but I can not seem to figure out how. At my photo area it has an edit button but no button to upload a photo from my computer. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thank you and have a wonderful day/night. Roselyn

Getting Started discussion

how can i buy if the saler unspecified the costs for shipment 

Payments question

So i "sold" a laptop for $600. The invoice was around $51. I opened a case saying the buyer didnt pay. The invoice was payed automat via paypal. 8 days later, the buyer did not respond to case so i ended the case. I havent recieved a refund for my invoice. What do i do? 

Selling question

How can I find expired listings?

Selling question

So business is picking up and I would like to streamline a little.  Currently I print a shipping label / postage receipt on my  ink jet printer, then insert a 1/2 page label and copy the shipping label (only) from the scanner to the label.  I now would like to get a thermal printer and print out strings of labels.  For those of you who do this I have 2 questions; 1) How do you then print out postage receipts for tax records?  2)  Is there a way to print out a string of packing slips (without going to the "shipping labels" tab, then selecting each packing slip one at a time to print?

Shipping & Returns question

I received my first defect for a low DSR given by buyer.  I know which buyer whose FB states "skirt looked longer in picture".  The actual length of the skirt in inches is listed on the description.  So buyer did not read the description... 

How ridiculous can eBay get with this new defect system?  The DSR's are so subjective,  how will sellers ever survive this?  eBay has gone too far with it's defect system.  My selling days are coming to an end. 

 

I know, only one defect.  But, I am sure no matter what a seller does to prevent a defect, they will receive them due to a one sided biased subjective FB system.

 

 

 

 

 

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Selling question

hi, buyer wants to return an item for a refund. just wondering if i can get my final value fees from ebay and paypal back ? also how would i do this ? thanks.

Shipping & Returns question

Payments question

Is there a way to tell buyers that I wont be able to ship for a couple of days due to holiday/vacation? Can I avoid being penalized by ebay for not uploading tracking information in a timely fashion?

Shipping & Returns question

Hi again troops

 

I just sold my second item, and this time I used calculated shipping. When notification came that the auction had ended it showed only the final bid price, no shipping costs. Will my buyer be notified of the calculated shipping charges or do I need to invoice him? TIA :smileyhappy:

Selling question

This month, on September 20th I got top rated seller status. My projected seller status for next month (October 20th) is above average.

 

For the current current status, they considered this time period: 3 months: Jun 01, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

 

Apparently they increased the date range for next evaluation period to: 12 months: Oct 01, 2013 - Sep 30, 2014

 

Is anyone experiencing the same thing? Have your numbers increased/decreased as well from this?

 

It seems like they've changed their algorithm?

 

 

 

 

Selling question

What's wrong? Does this mean that my item won't arrive to my house? I have contacted one of the seller requesting to send me the address she wrote on the package. I'd be lucky if she wrote the correct one. What if she doesn't? :smileysad:

Shipping & Returns question

Ebay has linked my PayPal button to a non-existent account, and I can't figure out how to finish any transactions with buyers of my merchandise. They're frustrated, I'm frustrated...and this is my first time selling on eBay. They've tried cancelling their PayPal payment, I've tried cancelling their PayPal payment...and I can't seem to resend an invoice because there is no option to do so on eBay.

 

I was able to get through to a customer rep the other day (within a week ago) through a chat function, but of course now that I have something more important to deal with I can't get through to anyone. And I can't afford to sit on hold on the telephone for 45 minutes.

 

Any ideas on how to solve my problem? Thanks!

Payments question

When listing one of my items I accidently offered international shipping. I already had bids when I realized my mistake and could not revise the listing. I added a note to the listing stating that it was an error & I would not ship internationally. Surprise, surprise, my winning bidder is in Australia! I tried to cancel the transaction & she denied it. She is insisting that I ship the cheapest way. I don't know what to do. I could ship to her but don't know the first thing about shipping internationally which is why I don't offer to do so. 

 

Many thanks in advance for any tips for dealing with this situation...

 

Shipping & Returns question

I am new seller and did not fill out the shipping portion properly on my listing. It is about to expire and I now have a pretty good offer....from Italy.  I don't know how to calculate the shipping cost as I do not have the box yet.  I plan on going to the post office to do this.  Is shipping to Europe difficult?  Do I send the buyer an invoice after I calculate the cost?  Is there anything more I need to know?  Also, I have sent two messages to the buyer asking for more info.  The address that shows on my listing says "Italy" but the profile shows "Thailand."  I have not heard back and my listing expires in two hours.

Buying & Selling Basics question

I ordered and received a cell phone cover from cellular faceplate wholesale.  It was damaged, would not snap shut.  An ebay rep told me how to email them to get the correct return address.  They responded to my email with the message below (copied from email directly).  There are warnings on the email not to respond through anyone but ebay.  What do I do next? 

 


We are very sorry to listen this from you Please do not worry we will resolve this issue right now. Please confirm your phone model number once again. Please do not worry about returning the case. We apologize for any inconvenience. Looking forward to listen from you.


Thank you.

Cellularfaceplatewholesale ~ Best selling online store ! ! !

- cellularfaceplatewholesale
 
 

Shipping & Returns discussion

I can't seem to go through the report item not received process. It just keeps taking me through an endless loop. Here is what I do exactly:

 

Exact procedure taken below

 

1. On item selected "More Actions / Resolve a problem"

 

2. --Next page--

Click on "I didn't receive my item"

 

3. --Next page--

Clicked on "report that you did not receive an item"

 

4. --Next page--

Page says contact seller through Resolution Center, click on "Resolution Center" link.

 

5. --Next page--

Under Resolve a problem, select "I haven't received it yet" and click Continue

 

6. --Next Page--

Says "Select the item you need help with" I clicked on the item I have not received.

This takes me right back to step 4 listed above and will endlessly loop from step 4 to step 6

 

Bidding & Buying question

I bought an item, but my shipping address doesn't have the Apt number.. So I fixed it after, and when I cheked the order it seems to have the old wrong address.  I already emailed the seller.  What could I do in this case to fix it or change it in order to receive my package?

Shipping & Returns question

I recently sold a pair of shoes and the buyer had not paid after 2+ days. Because of this I opened up an unpaid item case for the transaction. In the time frame of the case. I recieved an offer for the item in my area and decided to sell it locally because the buyer had not paid. I check on ebay the next day and see that the buyer did pay on the last day of the unpaid item case. I told the buyer what had happened and he was understanding and I was able to refund his money completely. The thing is, now I am not seeing an option to cancel the transaction on eBay! If I can't cancel the transaction i'm going to be charged a final value fee that is way too high for me not selling anything. Please help me figure out how to avoid this fee!

 

Thank you!

Selling question

I've got two identical items for sale seperately. I've got my site preferences set to show exact quantities but when I edit or try to revise my listing it's not giving me the option box of showing 2 available. I'm asking fixed shipping for one item and it's messing me up if one bidder wants both of the items because the shipping is going to be more. What's going on?

Selling discussion

I'm trying to schedule auctions and something happened with the drop down box.  It's only going up to 12 and I need it to go to 15.  Is there a way to fix this or is anyone else having the same trouble?

Technical Issues discussion

My bidder wants to cancel their bid. Auction is still open, but not for long, and no one else has bid. She has a legitimate reason, ordered a dress for family wedding, when it arrived it didn't fit. So she returned dress, and went to store, bought another dress but different color so the jewelry now does not match. What should I do, any suggestions? I didn't see anywhere to cancel or retract bid? But she said she would pay if I didn't want to cancel, and I really don't, but is that fair?

Shipping & Returns discussion

I recently requested a refund of my seller account balance and I was wondering if it could be sent to my debit card instead of my PayPal???

My Account question

I purchased 2 items ( 2 Tops) from ebay via credit card, but not received mail confirming the payment. although my crdit card balance reduced by some amount(2$) which was mismatch the prices of the items and the reduced amount.

Payments question

Is there a problem with logging in? I am logged into ebay, and I'm trying to make a vero About me page,  it asks me to log in, it says my user name or password is incorect, how can that be if I'm already logged in? How do I fix that?

Getting Started question

Selling question

I sold an item that was broken durring shipping. I filed with the post office and recieved a full refund but I am unsure how to cancel the transaction with eBay. I have already issued a full refund to the buyer. Would it be buyer return for refund (I didn't actually ask them to ship back the broken glass) or just list it under other.

Shipping & Returns question

I changed shipping address and on checkout page I get message that item can't be purchased because the seller has not specified postage costs to the location selected.

I contacted to seller and he told me I should request new invoce over ebay.

When I request total I get "The seller does not offer combined postage discounts" (error code 80016). What is this? I bought only one item. What I should do?

 

Bidding & Buying question

Hi, my shipment has been stuck at a sort faculty, or at least that's where it was last scanned. I mailed it 2 days ago.

Shipping & Returns question

My buyer is stating that I didn't send the correct item. I let them know I would be happy to refund their money once they return the item. This made the buyer mad and they began attacking me telling me that I'm what is wrong with ebay's sellers, I'm a bad seller and my item is ugly.b I understand the item looks differently in the picture than in person. I have received message after message threatening to take this to ebay and again, attacking me. Does this seem like a scam? What do I do? I don't want anyone else to have to deal with this buyer, it has been an upsetting experience,

Selling question

Estate Sale Purchase/Divine Golden Yellow Color. What is this pattern / age / actual use? 7.5" x 11." Thanks in advance for any and all information concerning my NORITAKE.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

 How do I change shipping label payments from one paypal account to a different paypal account?

Shipping & Returns question

Hi, got a small black coach(?) need help with TIA Measures 9x5.5x2

Fashion discussion

I swear I read an email that eBay had increased auction style listings to 100 free per month (not store) in clothing category. I'm trying to find this information and I can't. I do see some other posts in the community that make be believe 100 free listings per month in clothing is the new policy but I've now listed more than 50 items this month and am being charged 30¢ per item, which makes me believe it's at 50 free listings per month. What in the world?!?!  HELP! I've got a room full of stuff and am debating opening a store at this point 'cause 30¢ per item is gonna kill me and my kids are gonna kill me if I don't clear out their rooms!

 

Thanks!

Selling question

Hope someone can help me with this.

My eBay and PayPal account are linked.  I pay for my purchases in this manner, so it gets done quick and easy. 

My question then, is this:

 

If funds are low in my account that PayPal links to, how can I make my payment using my debit card or a credit card instead? (Maybe I just need another cup of coffee:smileyfrustrated:...)

 

Thanks

Payments question

MY ACCOUNT HAD LIMITED FOR 2 MONTH AGO  ITS RESTRICTED AND I’M WAITING TO LONG TIME TO START SELL ON EBAY I NEED HELP PLEASE

Getting Started question

Need to know how to close a UPI CASE. I do see a drop down menu beside the item, the only option is (receive fee credit). Do I click on that option and ebay handles the rest? The item was bought on the 13th, open case on the 17th. Buyer contacted me on the 18th, and he wanted to pay on the 22nd. Also Should I block him before I close case or afterwards. Thank you for your help.

Selling question

If I set up a buy it now listing where I am selling 10 of the same item will I be charged the $0.30 for every item I am selling within that listing, or is the $0.30 fee just per new listing? I also do not have any ebay stores

Selling discussion

 

I buy a lot of items in bulk (quanities of 50+) and was wondering if I put them up for sale on eBay, am I allowed to contact other sellers that sell that item individually and let them know I have that item listed for sale in a large quantity?  I know it's against the rules to contact them and exchange contact information but I just wanted to clarify, thanks.

Selling question

Hi, so I sold an item today and it was a large amount, so as eBay suggested, I paid extra for signature confirmation. I did that and also decided to go with ShipCover insurance to cover myself. After printing out the shipping label, I see nothing else. Am I supposed to go somewhere to get a signature confirmation slip and label for insurance or is USPS supposed to know about those after scanning the shipping label? Thanks

Buying & Selling Basics question

HaHa this morning I had 2 teeny-weeny little bags, now I have a huge one! Measures 11.5x10x5 lxhxw. Tried and tried to get decent creed pix, these are the best I could get. It says made in Italy, No K7E-4316. Corners of patch are rounded, and zipper pull is a coach lozenge style tag. I need help, this is beyond my little bit of knowledge. Thanks, girls!

Fashion discussion

I am travelling and brought a few small things with me that I had listed previously. I forgot to revise one of the listings to reflect where it will be sent from. Someone has bid on the item and I cannot change it now. I print all my labels through ebay. Is there a way to change the sellers location when I print the label? If not, how should I handle this? The auction ends Weds eve. Thanks for any suggestions, guys!

Shipping & Returns question

So I have two cases open requesting me to finish canceling a sale. They were opened yesterday and I tried various different times to cancel them but everytime I click "take action"

 

I get: "The information you requested is currently unavailable. Please try again at a later time."

 
 

 

How do I complete the cancelation???

Bidding & Buying question

How di I end an auction (with no bids) early?

Selling question

Sorry - I asked this somewhere and am so frazzled, I can't find the post. Didn't ebay recently increase to 100 free listings per month (clothing, auction style). I swear I had a messag that said such (can't find now). I have surpassed 50 listings this month and am being charged 30¢. YIKES! Debating opening a store vs waiting for promotion, but I've gotta get this stuff movin' out of here!

 

Thanks!

Buying & Selling Basics question

I'm trying to sell an item on eBay but I don't understand how I can get the money and by the way Im trying not to use pay pal.

Buying & Selling Basics question

Hello all.  I make and sell an electronics speciality product for cars.  A competitor also makes a similar product.  In his written text he pretty much says mine is a piece of **bleep**.

 

Can I embed a video showing the differences between them?  Mine vs Competitors.  An honest reveiw of both products.

 

Thanks.

Selling discussion

How do you add a watermark to your pix so they can't be copied? TIA

Tools & Apps discussion

Payments question

I hope someone can give me some insight on this. I have just read that Ebay/Paypal reports your earnings to the IRS if you do more than 200 transactions. Well by the end of the year I may do over 200 transactions. But I'm just a small guy on the ladder selling mostly things around my home I don't need anymore. I'm hoping someone can clarify. thanks

Selling question

buyer said he bid on wrong item after i accepted offer from him, now he wishes it to be cancelled and hes sent no money but ive looked and looked and i cannot find ohow to cancel it, please guide me, im new to ebay

 

Buying & Selling Basics question

 

PLEASE HELP ME!

a week ago, I won an auction and “buy” a item. Later I contact the seller, about shipping. There told me, that they shipping only in US. They don't want to send the item to me, in another country in Slovenia. So, we agree that we can cancel the purchase. Because we don't know what can we do, I decided that I contact you… If I want to pay and cancel the purchase, i must have to change the adress, but i can't.. so, could you help me, because I don't know what can I do. and todazy is the last day for payment.
Thank you

Payments question

Hi, I'm new to ebay, and I'm currently selling an item set at a fixed price of $265. I was sent an email from a buyer in Malaysia (hopefully he's not reading this, that would be awkward) who just joined ebay on Sep 3 2014 with 0 transactions. He wants me to ship via usps express mail, and he said he'll give me $400 via paypal to cover shipping costs. He also asked me to send my paypal mail or payment request/ contact him if I have any more items that I'm selling. He also asked me to text him for a quicker response.

 

I want to avoid scams, and this sounds a bit too good to be true. This would be my first time shipping international. I originally wanted to ship to the international shipping center in the US which handles the international shipping for me. 

 

Is this is scam? 

 

Thanks for your time!

Selling question

so someone changed the shipping after i bid already is that allowed? 

Shipping & Returns question

Hi, another little teeny coach bag. 9.5x5.5x1.5

Fashion discussion

I dd not recieve my item. I opened a case. Ebay are emailing me, telling me to escalte it. When I go into the Resolutiion Centre, I have no open case and no items purchased in last 45 days. If they have the case # and the item # in the email, how come I can't proceed. I just want to talk/email to someone at ebay, but can't get passed the fact that it can't find any items???

Buying & Selling Basics question

Well, another fun time from ebay. I just went to my sold page & it says 0 (zero), with a note from ebay saying my "some of your information is not available at this time, please try again later". I hope it comes back soon because there are things that have to ship tomorrow !

Selling discussion

the seller charged me more than we agreed ( free shipping )

 

and i do have all the e-mails

 

the problem is am from kuwait

so if i called the e-bay call center it will cheaper to pay the seller ??

 

so i tried to chat with ebay chat center , he told me that he can not help me ???

 

what to do ??

 

and the seller doesn\t replay me e-mails

 

Thanks

Shipping & Returns question

I have an offer from a buyer to buy a group of my individual items together for a reduced price. How can I do this, and is it within policy? Thanks

Selling question

how do i send the package?? im going to use fedex ground but do i go to the fedex offices and hand them over the package??? do i have to wrap it myself and then take it to the offices?? how do i do it???

Shipping & Returns question

A buyer bid, won 10 hours later, paid for item, then emailed & said she made a mistake, didnt mean to buy the item. She wants a refund anfor me not to send. I dont fell that is a great  excuse..how do you (sellers) usually handle?

Bidding & Buying question