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11-22-2014 04:40 AM
11-21-2014 06:17 PM
You do not know what you talk abouth i have friends who was making 50,000.00 + not in sales in poket money after tax and everythyng and they quit they jobs to be fulltime eBay. Some of them are now apling to Food Stamps!!!! Get real!!!!! they all top rated Power Saler.We can't blame only eBay but they are wrong in keeping tell that nothing is wrong!!!
11-21-2014 07:44 AM
This is an absolute disaster! Sales have been dreadful all year, but with Xmas approaching they have FALLEN even lower.
This really does appear to be the end of the road for Ebay. It would be good to know why?
11-21-2014 06:23 AM
11-20-2014 02:07 PM
Hey, I found out why we aren't selling anything!!!! Please view this link which explains how the new search engine 'Cassini' really works! Read it and try to understand what is now required of sellers in order to be viewed and sell on ebay - I can't understand why ebay won't tell us this stuff! It's probably because it's all new and ebay don't know exactly how it's all going to work themselves yet! Good luck everyone
11-20-2014 01:20 PM
I have the exact problemyou have. Since June my sales are down 50% + I call and get no answers from eBay. Its my fault. I have followed suggestions and had a seller outreach appointment. I spent over an hour today on hold. eBays phones are swamped. Sellers keepcalling and let our voices be heard. IT IS EBAY THAT HAS A SERRIOUS PROBLEM!!!
11-20-2014 06:27 AM
I don't know, but there is definitely a drop in traffic, you aren't alone. I used to reorder from one of my suppliers (for sales on my other ID, not this one) monthly, but this past year it's been 3/4/5 months to go through an order.... it's very disheartening, to say the least.
I do think that part of it is that I am now competing with a couple of my suppliers, who now are selling here, although they only sell in bulk, not singles, but I have seen a couple people who have figured out somehow what I've been doing with my other ID for the last 3/4 years now and have started doing the same, but undercutting my prices a bit. Those sellers don't offer the level of service or knowledge of the product that I have, though, which is clear from reading their item descriptions, and if you look through their completed sales, they aren't selling any more items than I am, so it's not just me. I do know that at one point for the last year before the Google shakedown, if you searched one of my items in google, my listings came up #1 in google search results because I had been selling them here for so long, and now I'm in the top page if you change to Google shopping, but if you just use regular search, I'm now down about 6-8 pages, so for eBay and Google to claim what happened had no effect on eBay sales is simply a lie. It definitely played a part in it. I don't know if it's the only reason that traffic is down or not, but it definitely made a difference. I now sell as many parts under my other ID on Reverb and Bonanza as I do on eBay, where a little over a year ago I would make one sale on those sites for every hundred I made here. If THAT's not an indication of a problem, I don't know what is.
11-20-2014 12:05 AM
This is so freightening , I've been selling 10 years, working so hard everyday and late into the night to make my ebay shop work....10 years down the drain! I've spoken to ebay about 10 times in the last two weeks and they give me the same old answers telling me to do stuff I've already been doing for 10 years. They must think we are real idiots. Right, I'm going to try to make a major complaint and I want my fees refunded since about May when sells suddenely stopped. I'm going kick some **bleep** now. I want my money back and I'm not going to stop until I've made it very public what ebay is doing to ordinary hard working people's lives - Is anyone with me? I'm going to work on it today to see where I can start a complaint at the very top!
I sell toys and it's Christmas, no sales at all!!!!!!! I'm top rated, Premium rated, 100% positive feedback with not one negative feedback in 10 years!!!!
11-19-2014 08:46 PM - edited 11-19-2014 08:47 PM
Most likely the work of the search engine ~ Cassini ~ aka, "cantseeme", or selected servers being turned off and on ~ also known as the "clap on clap off" theory!
Try checking the location of your recent sales to see if they are "grouped" by a certain geographical area. If yes, it supports the suggestion that eBay servers are turned on for certain areas for different sellers.
One last suggestion ~ log out, find your listings and click on them several (or a whole bunch) times to "fool" the search engine into thinking that there is interest n your listings ~ a long shot, to be sure, but worth a try....
How much better life would be, if a liar's pants really did catch fire!
11-19-2014 08:24 PM
11-19-2014 06:14 PM
I have called Ebay today as I have been doing every month. They always say that everything is OK. I don't know what else to do...my sales also dropped 90% since Oct 16. There are no visitors!!! In my opinion Ebay is using the money they use online for advertisment on TV instead...and if so, it isn't working. Many of us will go out of business, apparently...sad.
11-19-2014 04:01 PM
My sales from last year from month of October was a lot more than this year. Which doesnt make sense cause my inventory is doubled this year than last year. You would think that sales will pick up this month cause of holidays, but no, it's even slower.
11-19-2014 09:54 AM
They are telling you a lie because I called and complained twice in the past two weeks. I specifically asked why "Google" dropped ebay ads and the lady said she would bring it up at the next management meeting. I am not a BIG seller, but it was paying my end of the bills, now I can barely pay A bill! I have been complaining and I will call again.