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benzeel909
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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-25-2009

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to sfca2011

Pay Pal holds the money when you are a new member. It will stop doing that eventually.

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Registered: ‎05-19-2013

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to coloradojudd

relatively inexperienced in all the Ebay/PayPal nickle-and-diming BS even for low-end items. I have sold high-end stuff on Amazon though and it doesn't quite seem like they're gouging me or tricking me like EB and PP. Maybe it's just more up front. I don't like the underhanded feel of my most recent three experiences. How many pages of text must I read to understand all the fees? Also why does PayPal have to hang on to my money for three weeks after I sell something? That's the part that really irks me.

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komokwa
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Posts: 5,555
Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to phartie_posting_id

yes, yes that's our forecast too.....



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Posts: 91
Registered: ‎05-31-2014

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to komokwa

 

suppose to be a be- u-ti-ful weekend here in Bawstan. hope the same for north of the 49th parallel.

 

 

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komokwa
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Posts: 5,555
Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to bronx-dog

see that newspaper in your siggy.......

open it up and read the date...........................it's late Aug here..!



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bronx-dog
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Registered: ‎01-20-2011

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to komokwa

one of the nicest Aprils on record here...

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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to phartie_posting_id

fine....muggy and hot...till the t-storms rolled in........



Who will save the river valley , that's my drinking water.! "Moxy Fruvous"
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Posts: 91
Registered: ‎05-31-2014

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to komokwa

 

 

not the point. title of thread is Final Value Fee For Shipping????

 

i don't pay a fvf on shipping 

 

i pay a fvf on total sale price, just like the buyer pays for an item, $20 for the item + $10 s&h or $5 for the item + $25 s&h, total price paid.

beautiful day here in bawstan, how was montreal?


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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to phartie_posting_id

and you don't increase your price to offset the shipping cost...?

 

 



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Registered: ‎05-31-2014

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to komokwa

 

 

glad they're grabbing it from everyone else, i use free s&h

 

 

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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to apostle_22

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It only took a few bad apples( TO GIVE EBLECH AN EXCUSE )  to ruin it for everyone, WITH THIS HUGE CASHGRAB !



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Registered: ‎04-24-2007

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to anonymoose99

I understand why they did it.  I remember seeing these clowns selling something for .99 cents with $59 shipping.  It only took a few bad apples to ruin it for everyone.

 

I think ebay should not charge FVF on shipping when you buy postage through them for actual cost.  So if I sell an item and ship it in a small flat rate box and the standard rate of 5 and some change, I shouldnt be charged by ebay for a FVF.  I am totally cool with them charging FVFs for anything over the regular rate.  So if I charge 10 to ship and the actual rate was 5, charge me a FVF on the 5 dollar profit I made.

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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to komokwa

Oh....SWOOOOOOOSH !!!!!!!



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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to anonymoose99

Amen to that !



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Registered: ‎10-19-2004

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

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in reply to barryb87

barryb87 wrote:

I know what all the above sellers are feeling. I just analyzed my May 2014 bill.

On $3,800 of gross sales, my NET profit after COGS, FVF and PayPal fee was a NEGATIVE $93.67. EBay fees total was a POSITIVE $482.67. I am in the process of increasing all prices in my EBay store in order to show some kind of a profit. I know this will decrease my sales but I don't want NEGATIVE profit sales. I'm in business for me and my family, not to make EBay rich. Charging Final Value Fees on shipping is absurd. We lose money on every shipping charge. I hope the geniuses in San Jose wake up and realize the are pushing us out of online business. I won't be on EBay very much longer if I can't turn a profit.


And if eBay didn't charge FVF on shipping, you would have had a whopping $9 profit for the month. Even if eBay were totally free, your profit for the month would have been slightly more than a minimum wage worker earns in a week. Sorry, but if you spend all the time and effort to make $3,800 of sales, and can't figure out how to make more than nine bucks, you've got much bigger problems than eBay's shipping FVF.

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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to hk888why

u just answered a post from AUG 2011.............

that guy is no longer here to read it !



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Registered: ‎06-29-2011

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to thedefaultdealerguy

Your assumption of free shipping is so wrong because ebay still taxed the free shipping!

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billy_biggle_fan
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Registered: ‎12-11-2005

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to wallyweta2

wallyweta2 wrote:

This is revenue grabbing.  The obvious thing they can do is not allow the shipping to be great than the price?

 


Not possible, since the cost of shipping is completely unrelated to an item's price.

 

Why should someone selling diamond rings have a programmed advantage over someone selling bowling balls?

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komokwa
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Registered: ‎03-26-2003

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to wallyweta2

The obvious thing they can do is not allow the shipping to be great than the price?

 

So I have a nice vase that I want to list for $20....but it's big and heavy and costs $31.50 to ship .......what then...huh...huh??



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wallyweta2
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Registered: ‎05-30-2014

Re: Final Value Fee For Shipping????

in reply to thedefaultdealerguy

This is revenue grabbing.  The obvious thing they can do is not allow the shipping to be great than the price?

 

They manage to control what your buy now price is from your start price - so this is easy programing.

 

Its another shame for the seller.  Also its not openly advertised that they do this, probably deep in the small print of fee schedule.

 

 

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