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Old 27-04-2012, 2:09 PM
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sophiasmum, I think an e-cheque is sent when someone doesn't have a credit card or not enough balance in their paypal account so the money comes out of their debit card. Like writing a cheque, the bank takes around 7 days to clear it. I normally send the buyer a message saying thanks for their echeque payment but I'll have to wait until paypal clears it then I'll post their item so they are not left wondering why it's taking so long to dispatch their item.

I was going to wait but since we have FLD this weekend I might as well relist my unsold items I still have 99 left of 99p allowance I've been slacking need a kick up my pert b*tt


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Old 27-04-2012, 5:16 PM
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Hi is it ok to join in here? I sold a fair few things last month going into this month which covered buying my nieces birthday present (she's a teen) and bought a lot of fabric that I wanted that was beyond my normal spending, so all good there I have a sewing machine to sell but do not want to limit myself to collection only so have you any advice about other delivery options apart from Royal Mail? thanks

I diddled myself a good un on lots of the p&p for at least 12 items I sold so with anything I manage to list this weekend I will be extra cautious.
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Old 27-04-2012, 9:20 PM
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Can anyone help please?
I'm trying to relist some 99p items that haven't sold in previous weeks to take advantage of free listing. I've scheduked them for Sunday, and know I can change listing time to avoid scheduling fees.
But they are coming up with insertion fees as well, what am I doing wrong?
Thanks in advance.
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Old 27-04-2012, 10:51 PM
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Heck another FLW - I didnt think we would see one for a while Lots to do then. have had some really good sales recently and must update. Too tired now
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Can anyone help please?
I'm trying to relist some 99p items that haven't sold in previous weeks to take advantage of free listing. I've scheduked them for Sunday, and know I can change listing time to avoid scheduling fees.
But they are coming up with insertion fees as well, what am I doing wrong?
Thanks in advance.
Are you using Turbolister??
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Are you using Turbolister??
I've tried it in the past, but doesn't seem to work for me.
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I've tried it in the past, but doesn't seem to work for me.
I just thought if you where then maybe that was why you where getting an insertion fee notice Not sure otherwise but someone will be along soon who does know
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Old 28-04-2012, 1:56 PM
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Hi mymamma

The other thing I just thought of is if any of your stars are showing under 4.6.You will not qualify for free listings.
Hope that's not the case and its just one of Ebays many glitches.
Good luck with it.

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Old 28-04-2012, 4:29 PM
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Am I right in thinking these are 99p listings? Have you used all of your x100 99p listings this month? If so and then your stars are lower so you cant take advantage of free listing weekends - then you will have a listing fee.....
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Am I right in thinking these are 99p listings? Have you used all of your x100 99p listings this month? If so and then your stars are lower so you cant take advantage of free listing weekends - then you will have a listing fee.....
Yes these were listed at 99p. How do I know how many I've used? Feedback is 4.7+
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Old 28-04-2012, 5:39 PM
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Hi have you tried changing the relist price to £1 from the 99p and see if you get that free as if you have used up your 100 @ 99p you should still get any price higher free I think.
Give it a go and let us know if it works

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Hi have you tried changing the relist price to £1 from the 99p and see if you get that free as if you have used up your 100 @ 99p you should still get any price higher free I think.
Give it a go and let us know if it works
I've gone back in today to edit postage, and the listing fees have gone, which is excellent!
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Excellent glad its sorted.Good luck with them

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How is everyone getting on with the free listing weekend?

I have listed 10 new items, but i am really struggling to go back through my 50+ relists and edit the postage. I'm beginning to wonder if they are worth the effort.

Can't seem to find anything to indicate how much the international postage might be? I'm fast losing motivation and very tempted to leave it completly until the proper postage calcuator is up and i can check about international prices.

Does anyone know if there is a weight limit to large letter? I'm wondering for some lighter items of clothing if this might be a better alternative. Not bothering with bubble wrap to ensure they will fit through the slot and putting them in A4 envelopes instead.

Also thinking of offering the 2nd class as a cheaper option, as i do post pretty quick, although i can only see this affecting stars

What's everyone else decided to do? and why oh why did i leave it until today?

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Old 29-04-2012, 6:20 PM
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sleepless, I use seajays and don't look at RM postage calculator now. Much easier and it's showing the old and new prices.
http://www.seajays.org.uk/postage/index.cfm

sending packets that doesn't weigh a lot has an increase of 87p! 1.33 to 2.20. But only 41p less sending something that weighs 750g

I haven't managed to list new items yet. Will do it later. I did all my relists last night.


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Old 29-04-2012, 8:26 PM
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I am trying a little experiment and listing stuff with post free - lighter items, but I am adding the postage ( new rate) into the starting price. Relists so far about 10 and all have watchers ! Just thought I would try it and see what happens Other stuff I am listing with postage
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Sleepless - I only offer 2nd class as standard and have very good stars, I post usually day after payment. Worth a try?
Gutted. - our electric was off for 11 hours today so I have failed to do anything Just come on and have put up some relists but I had a huge pile I was going to try and get through today. Had a pretty awful day really -amazing how miserable it is with no electicity in horrible weather, children were very considering!
So Im not doing anything else tonight - I have enough to do with washing/drying school uniform etc!
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Old 29-04-2012, 10:22 PM
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My 10 items finished today all sold and a grand total of £159.09 after fees Was so pleased with that much more than expected and all on a 99p start.
Not bad for odds and ends hanging around from my old spending life before MSE.

Hope everyone has done as well

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5 relists and 25 new items listed yesterday, took a while working out new postage but I'm pleased I got them all done, 3 with bids already.

Mavvymoo that's a fantastic total well done!
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Well I've remembered why I gave up on ebaying the last time

I'm a stupid moo and forgot about the postal charges going up today. I've posted out 6 items today and made a loss on each and every one of them. I'm so angry with myself.

I still have 5 items that I'm waiting payment on but I've already calculated I will lose out on at least 3 of them.

I think I will be sending things out normal post, but I can bet because its the first time I'm doing it I will get an INR.
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