on 05 October 18
In the latest seller release, eBay has announced to make a number of changes this autumn. Many of the changes have been completely executed, nevertheless have you ever amended the listings to take full advantage of it? Below I have covered the main changes you should be aware of in the run up to Christmas:
Click & Collect:
This service is available from the 8th September.
The Click & Collect offer will be opted from eligible listings. Suppliers will be informed if the listings have been opted in. At this stage you will have an option to opt out. From the Argos store potential buyers will start seeing the option to collect. Each and every week eBay is including more stores and just before this Christmas there will be 650 newer stores, which means 96% of the UK population will probably be within 10 miles of one.
If want to qualify for this Click and Collect offer, you should provide your customers fast & free delivery. Even you can go for 1 of the 5 carrier where you will have various carriersâ choices like, Yodel, Royal Mail, Parcelforce, DPD or UPS. You can go for any of the specified services from any of these carriers. Fulfil the weight and dimension limits. It should have a maximum limit for 20kg. Any of the parcelâs sides canât exceed 120cm and the longest sides canât go beyond 76cm including its packaging.
In the run up to Christmas some buyers especially love click and collect. With Top Rated Sellers eBay is starting to roll out so it doesnât cost you anything. All you have to make sure that your listings are qualifying.
This service is available from early September.
Suppliers who self-host pictures will be capable to use up to 12 pictures per listing in all categories from the existing limit of 1. It helps to improve the user experience and boost the sales conversion.
Keep into consideration that many of the buyers make purchase through mobile and probably donât wish to click on the description to view images. So add as many images as you have for each listing because there is no cost for it.
Worldwide shipping programme:
This service is available from 16th of September.
For sellers, eBay will be rolling out Global Shipping Program. It will be for the particular sellers who do not show worldwide postage costs on listings. The sellerâs recent country relegation will remain as it is and also it wonât be overridden. Through eBay store design, eligible listings sellers can choose to customise their Global Shipping setting.
After sales updates:
This service is available from 17th of September
Right after sales activities, returning an item, tracking a package, cancelling a purchase will be maintained through a new guided experience. eBay points out that this latest experience gives the buyers a convenient and consistent experience. It also makes it more efficient and easier for dealers to manage their sales.
Potential buyers will also be able to make use of a new option, when contact sellers about how precisely make use of a specific thing, staying away from unintended defects.
Extended Christmas returns:
This service is available from 19th of September
Suppliers can easily choose to extended returns this Christmas simply by extending their return windows until 31st January 2015 for the purchases made from 1st November to 31 December 2014. eBayâs premier dealers will need to provide extended returns to continue to get eBay top quality premium service advantages.
Modernize the appearance, front look and feel:
This service will be available soon.
Sellers who do not use customised design and have not updated their shop, for those sellers eBay will modernize the appearance of their eBay shop to give them a modern new design to convert visitors into purchasers. Itâll provide your shop I mean eBay store a more personalised feel and look with additional free features.
Sellers will be notified in advance before their shop is updated and so youâll get to know when expect to have changed.
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