Reminder: 20 free listings every month for private sellers on eBay.co.uk
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Reminder: 20 free listings every month for private sellers on eBay.co.uk

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Found 12th May 2014
From 13 May 2014 we’re making a significant change to our fee structure to make it more transparent and easier to understand. We’re offering more flexibility in how you sell and removing insertion fees for the first 20 listings.

Private sellers will enjoy:

· Every month you’ll get to list up to 20 items in any category (excluding Motors) for free - these free listings can be in auction or fixed price format and can have any start price

· Every month you’ll get to schedule up to 20 of your listings for free - this means you choose when they go live

· Insertion fees after your first free 20 listings will be £0.35 per listing

What’s not changing?

· The final value fee for item and postage costs will remain at 10% across every category (excluding Motors and Property) for private sellers. The maximum you will pay is £75.

What’s disappearing?

· 100 free auction only listings per month provided the start price is less than £1

· The tiers of auction fees where your insertion fee is dependent on the tier of your starting price

· The different fee structure for media-related (DVDs, films, video games etc.) and other categories

· The £35 insertion fee for property listings

Private sellers with a Shop:

You don’t need to be a business to run an eBay shop. With an eBay Shop, you’ll get everything you need to create a central shopping destination where buyers can learn about you and all the products you sell.

Private sellers with a Shop will enjoy:

· Every month you’ll get to list up to 100 items in any category (excluding Motors) for free - these free listings can be in auction or fixed price format and can have any start price

· Every month you’ll get to schedule up to 100 of your listings for free - this means you choose when they go live

· Final value fees are reduced from 10% to 8% (up to a maximum of £75)

· Insertion fees after your first free 100 listings will be £0.35 per listing

What’s not changing?

· Private sellers with a Basic Shop continue to pay £19.99 per month

What’s disappearing?

· 200 inclusive fixed price listings per month

Anything else

We will continue to run regular listing promotions so if you think you’re going to exceed your listing allowance in a particular month, look out for these.

Also, please note that fees for eBay business sellers are unaltered.

Regards
The eBay team

16 Comments

Although over a months since the last post you may find some handy info and tips in this thread hotukdeals.com/fre…883

BTW, this new post is good to stay under the 4 week rule
Edited by: "simplyjimbo" 12th May 2014

Voted cold as it is NOT new information - this was announced weeks ago, and has been discussed and commented on daily on ebay discussion boards and elsewhere.

In fact, sellers only have until midnight tonight to use their remaining 99p free auction listings - that will certainly surprise some people, as the expiry date originally given by ebay was 30th May, at the start of this month.

35p flat rate listing fee. That's a large increase from 5p-10p for media items like CDs. Not worth bothering any more.

geriatrix

35p flat rate listing fee. That's a large increase from 5p-10p for media … 35p flat rate listing fee. That's a large increase from 5p-10p for media items like CDs. Not worth bothering any more.



Certainly not for books, especially as most books are also small parcel. £2.80 postage, 35p listing fee, 14% fees for ebay and paypal. Sell a pb for £4 you make about 25p on it. And who's going to pay £4 for a second hand pb.

Giving it heat - where else can you sell leather handbags to Spain and china to Korea - can't beat it - love it !!!!!!

Thanks

Use eBid as it a much better platform to list your items....much cheaper (I think 3%) charge for items sold.

Under the category of "Laptops and Netbooks" the current number of auctions is-

Ebay 46,146
ebid 209

And category "Digital Cameras"-

Ebay 23,470
eBid 172

And category "Watches"-

Ebay 933,664
ebid 7,845

On average, for the above three categories chosen at random, Ebay currently has 122 times more auctions that eBid.

I'll give eBid a try, though.

Thanks, very useful.

I reset my brain on the 1st of every month.

35p to list well that's all my DVDs going to the charity shop , you.d think they'd maintain some 99p auctions


Anyone understand the 3 free listings when u submit, it seems like you can automatically relist 3 times
.
Does this hit your allowance

Original Poster

Fees for ending an auction early:
If you end an auction early and buyers have already placed bids, you may be charged a fee. This fee is the same as a final value fee, based on the item price when you ended the auction. You won't pay a fee for your first early ended auction with bids every calendar year, or if we have to end your auction.

Wow this new fee is going to annoy alot of people.

whatyadoinsucka

35p to list well that's all my DVDs going to the charity shop , you.d … 35p to list well that's all my DVDs going to the charity shop , you.d think they'd maintain some 99p auctions Anyone understand the 3 free listings when u submit, it seems like you can automatically relist 3 times .Does this hit your allowance



No, it doesn't use up your allowance. You list the first time for 30 days and it just rolls over automatically so you get 120 days. You need to tick the auto-relist option when you first do the listing.

taylor_swiftie

Fees for ending an auction early:If you end an auction early and buyers … Fees for ending an auction early:If you end an auction early and buyers have already placed bids, you may be charged a fee. This fee is the same as a final value fee, based on the item price when you ended the auction. You won't pay a fee for your first early ended auction with bids every calendar year, or if we have to end your auction.Wow this new fee is going to annoy alot of people.



It's not new. That has been the case for a very long time. And why shouldn't you be penalised for ending an item on which people have bid in good faith? Sellers get pretty upset when bidders don't pay for something they win so why shouldn't it work the other way round? Ebay gives you one freebie a year to cover the few and far between times when something might get lost or broken. Otherwise there's no excuse for ending a listing with bids on.

So does this also mark the end of free listing weekends? Everyone now has to make do with just the 20 a month? That's a real shame, if so.

ceres

No, it doesn't use up your allowance. You list the first time for 30 … No, it doesn't use up your allowance. You list the first time for 30 days and it just rolls over automatically so you get 120 days. You need to tick the auto-relist option when you first do the listing.



Careful with this! I listed a number of items for 30 days, ticked the auto-relist, and was charged when they rolled onto the next 30 days. Contacted customer services who agreed it was an error, eventually refunded me and advised me not to use the feature again!!? Still showing as an option though ...

isee

Careful with this! I listed a number of items for 30 days, ticked the … Careful with this! I listed a number of items for 30 days, ticked the auto-relist, and was charged when they rolled onto the next 30 days. Contacted customer services who agreed it was an error, eventually refunded me and advised me not to use the feature again!!? Still showing as an option though ...



I've been using auto re-list on a couple of hundred items for several months and have never been charged.
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