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05-29-2015 01:04 AM
Amazon and Square have cheaper fees but hey. Also there's definitely cheaper transaction companies than PayPal. Just be glad that Apple does not own eBay because you would be paying 15 to 20 percent. Corporate greed will always be here. Always proving why there needs to be more choices and why no American company should be allowed to get too big. Without "real" competition they have no choice but to turn to their greedy/dark/evil nature all in the name of owning more stuff ;-)
Amazon is worst! Do not sell through them. The fees are high and the rules are ridiculous. Word out on Alibaba's new portal. They already have LOTS of registered buyers and sellers, more than Ebay and Amazon combined. This should take care of business for all of us. Patience........
05-28-2015 03:20 AM
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05-06-2015 12:01 PM
04-25-2015 02:03 PM
I know they are talking about the high cost of selling on eBay over at http://collectibletalk.com
Check out the eBay section of the forum.
Anyway, I know eBay has to make money too as with any business, but you would think they could lower their percentage down to say 6.5 or 7%. Wouldn't that still be enough to "keep the lights on" and still make a profit?
04-13-2015 06:14 PM
Agree, all getting too expensive and when there is a problem impossible to contact anyone, and when you do, it is some one in a foriegn country your talking
to, they make it difficult to even discuss problems or issues.
PS their latest news 9 Billion dollars revenue, you can imagine the profit this is ebay only , no wonder everyone wnats to be a CEO there
Right! eBay is trying hard to minimize what it looks like a MASS. my seller canceled item after 5days without notice but I can not leave a feedback. My biider did not pay but I could not leave a feedback. eBay block the chance to eBayers to leave negative feedback that will make eBay look uglier. but here it is, eBay loose customers one by one. They were on the seller side when they established eBay and did nothing for the scaamed buyers so they lost buyers and credit. now they do nothing for MF's who claim as they did not receive the item even though they did, that sellers had to refund money and lose their item. Now ebay is losing seller. I would never comeback to ebay. eBay is registering their name in the Stupid CEOs Club among the Daimler Chrysler OFFICAIALLY. This is totally lack of inovation and mis management and don't understand this as me as another CEO. eBay is tottally losing both parts.
04-08-2015 01:14 PM
04-07-2015 02:43 PM
I won't be selling anything else on ebay. I have to agree the fee's are horendous. I have been a member since 1999 and I have never seen fee's like this. I just sold an item for $415 and ebay took $41.00 plus a paypal fee of $15. Absolutely ridiculous. Not worth it anymore and I will be sure to tell others not to sell here. I use craigslist
03-06-2015 09:30 AM
Just got charge 17% for sales fees. I will not use eBay any longer for selling items. Furthermore, they hold funds from sales far to long before releasing them so you can transfer the money from your PayPal account to your bank account.
Does anyone know of an alternative service?
03-04-2015 12:48 AM
There are no fees at all at the moment.
Just bare in mind that eBay offer lots of back up and zauctions.co.uk only advertisies for you, like putting an advert in a shop window.
03-03-2015 09:24 PM
I sold 3 smartphones total $167.57 including shipping,,,,,,,,,,,,ebay charging me $25.00 I am getting %15 charge from ebay
total profit is 0 I won,t work for ebay anymore. this is too much
02-08-2015 09:35 PM
If You bought Chinese things to sell and have to compete with them You will definitely have to keep Your postage down. that will be a big expense.
The other thing to be competitive is to advertise in Your listings that You are an American seller. I think that will help You.