Ebay fee change as of 4/1

Curt @ Atari Museum curt at atarimuseum.com
Wed Mar 16 13:27:11 CDT 2011


Remember the good old days when an ebay auction cost .25 cents flat....




jim s wrote:
> I read an AP article that says that Ebay will start charging as the 
> Ebay fee charge, not 10% of the selling fee or $50, whichever is less, 
> but rather 10% plus the shipping charges.
>
> I would encourage everyone here who is selling a 300# printer for $50 
> to take a close look at whether to sell anything on ebay anymore if 
> this is accurate.
>
> I sort of sympathize with Ebay in trying to clamp down on the crop of 
> people who now have low prices (buy it for a buck) but $30 shipping 
> costs.
>
> However this move pretty much makes me want to pull everything I have, 
> as there will be a negative outflow on my account by my calculation 
> for my Wyse terminals ($40) etc. by the time I sell them.  I'm not 
> interested in paying people to take my stuff.
>
> Jim
>



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