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    • moonpenny
    • By moonpenny 7th Oct 17, 5:00 PM
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    eBay switching listings off?
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    • 7th Oct 17, 5:00 PM
    eBay switching listings off? 7th Oct 17 at 5:00 PM
    For ages i have felt that ebay switch listings off and now I am sure they do.

    Haven't sold a thing for 4 weeks - not even any watchers and then suddenly over last 2 days sold 4 items and guess what? All were from same area Surrey. I live in Yorkshire.
    I am a private seller and don't sell that much but usually have a few watchers at least, but I think this is just too much of a coincidence all being sold in same area.
    Has anyone else noticed this happening to their listings?
    Last edited by moonpenny; 07-10-2017 at 5:38 PM.
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    • charlies_mum
    • By charlies_mum 8th Oct 17, 1:05 PM
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    Spoken with EBay CS and apparently there is a known site bug which stops some sellers' items being shown, and I am one of them

    No idea when it will be fixed. This is going to be a disaster unless they get it sorted quickly.
    You're only young once, but you can be immature forever
    • Moogles44
    • By Moogles44 8th Oct 17, 1:15 PM
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    Spoken with EBay CS and apparently there is a known site bug which stops some sellers' items being shown, and I am one of them

    No idea when it will be fixed. This is going to be a disaster unless they get it sorted quickly.
    Originally posted by charlies_mum
    Is this recent? Like in the last week or two? I bet I'm one too ! Bet we won't get any discount from fees we pay for being seller
    • charlies_mum
    • By charlies_mum 8th Oct 17, 1:17 PM
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    Yes, it's happened in the past couple of weeks. I've gone from 30% up on last year to less than 1%
    You're only young once, but you can be immature forever
    • soolin
    • By soolin 8th Oct 17, 1:33 PM
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    Spoken with EBay CS and apparently there is a known site bug which stops some sellers' items being shown, and I am one of them

    No idea when it will be fixed. This is going to be a disaster unless they get it sorted quickly.
    Originally posted by charlies_mum
    There's been an issue with items showing wrong location rendering them invisible for a couple of months now, I wonder if that's the glitch they refer to? Apparently the reason we can't see listings sometimes is that the system glitches and doesn't recognise the UK, so when sellers look on eBay UK our items don't show up as the system doesn't know we are in the Uk. It also stops us being seen by overseas buyers as well as our country just doesn't register.

    Looking at the community boards this has affected some very large volume sellers with them going from 50 sales a day to nothing and no one apart from people going through their shop, being able to see their items. This was supposedly fixed a couple of weeks ago, but I notice the threads about it have just become active again.

    It really isn't good enough .
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    • Moogles44
    • By Moogles44 8th Oct 17, 2:23 PM
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    Yes, it's happened in the past couple of weeks. I've gone from 30% up on last year to less than 1%
    Originally posted by charlies_mum
    I've just checked in last two weeks in 54% down from what I did last year which as about £1000 to me ! To me it's coincided with ending the active content in listings , which mine no longer have but I wonder if it's a glitch relating to that? So annoying . I like how they just sort of say, too bad , tough luck and here's your £500 bill for this month.
    Infuriating being a business seller sometimes . Where are our £1 maximum final value fee offers - would be nice for us once in a while when they mess up like this.
    We are paying for a service that they aren't providing if they aren't showing our listings!
    Last edited by Moogles44; 08-10-2017 at 2:27 PM.
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