Buying and Selling on eBay: Tips, Tricks, Problems & Questions

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by HansderHund, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. capnwes

    capnwes Senior member

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    As far as I know (unless they changed it), you only pay the FVF fee on the least expensive shipping option, no matter what option the buyer selects.
     


  2. FaceOfBoh

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    Thanks for that. It makes sense: the seller shouldn't be penalized if the buyer wants to upgrade service.
     


  3. Steve Smith

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    Just make the changes and issue the second invoice. It is no more trouble than issuing the first one.
     


  4. FaceOfBoh

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    The problem was that he settled (paid) the listed amount without waiting for the invoice. At that point I couldn't see any option to (re)issue an invoice in the item pull down menu. There was a Unmark as Paid option. When I did that, no further invoicing option re/appeared.

    All's well that ends well.
     


  5. Steve Smith

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    Ah, my mistake. I reissued an invoice yesterday but the buyer had not paid.
     


  6. DanM

    DanM Senior member

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    After reading about it here, I finally got Garagesale on my mac to manage ebay auctions.

    Wow. [​IMG]

    #Protip - get garagesale. If you don't have a mac, get one just for this app. It's un-freaking-believable. My auctions look a million times better.
     


  7. chiron

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    Me too... I dont sell international but i changed my current lisings for this.
     


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    The combined shipping- import charges are so ridiculously high, that I would never buy or bid on such an item.
     


  9. FaceOfBoh

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  10. chiron

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    What country are you in?
     


  11. Steve Smith

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    Greece would be my guess.
     


  12. chiron

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    Thanks

    The smart phone version of SF does not show location below user id.
     


  13. Steve Papas

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    I live in Greece. Under this ebay program they charge about 30% of the final price. I have yet to pay custom duties on anything shipped via regular mail, and 4 Euros flat rate for Express mail packages (EMS). From what I have read, even countries that do have custom duties, the amount ebay charges is still higher than the actual amount paid. Ebay buyers from other countries are free to correct me if I am wrong.
     


  14. capnwes

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    Damn, ebay stealing another buck, and theres nothing any of us can do about it.
     


  15. Snoogz

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    Any worries with shipping to South Korea?
    I'd assume large flat rate would b safest with tracking?
     


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