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  • Deb Robinson: I’ve added GSP to all of my listings several weeks back, and to this day I haven’t had a...
  • glyn: Like many others, I do not like the new pages, ignoring the fact that certain pages DO NOT WORK PROPERLY! I...
  • Rick: Gloria makes a good point. Perhaps that is what Thiobie meant by “Standard Postage”. I did not...
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How to Get Help from Auctiva


At Auctiva, we have always sought to keep our eBay listing and management software as easy to use as possible. But, balancing that goal with the objective of offering a robust suite of tools can often be challenging and we understand our sellers may need help in a variety of ways. If you need assistance with your Auctiva account, or simply want to learn more about what our service has to offer, just click the Help tab in the upper right corner of any page on the Auctiva website. From there, you'll be able to reach all the Help resources we have available, including FAQs, tutorials, our Community Forum and access to our Customer Support Team. ...

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Mother's Day is always an important day in our home, and I'm sure it is in yours, too. It's a time to show Mom just how important she is and thank her for all the wonderful things she's done. ...

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A Shipping Close Call


The third week of December was a nail biter. I listed a box set of Beatles albums that was in prime condition, with only minor blemishes from aging and a little dust from being stored for years. It was another score from the storage unit auction ...

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‘Shakedown’ or Actual Concern: I smell a rat!


I returned from a relaxing extended weekend in Carson City, NV, recently to discover an e-mail from a recent buyer in my inbox. According to him, the item he had purchased from me was missing a vital component—and would not work without it. ...

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To Block or Not To Block?

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In the spring of 2009, I had the displeasure of dealing with a buyer I just describe as interesting, to be generous. A year later I'm still dealing with this person. Every seller, sooner or later, will have to deal with one of these odd creatures. ...

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All You Have to Do Is Ask


I recently made a purchase on eBay from a seller in Hong Kong, who reminded me of the very first lesson I learned in my college marketing class. On the first day of the semester, the professor asked what was the single most important thing a marketer could do to get people to act. ...

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