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Etsy Sellers See Stars - Black Stars

Some Etsy sellers were none too pleased when their star ratings turned black yesterday. Some surmised it was part of a Halloween design theme the marketplace had rolled out. (The Search button ...

Could eBay Survive a Carl Icahn Sequel?

Financial news site Bloomberg reported on a rumor about an activist investor sniffing around eBay, pointing to a report 2 weeks ago from TheDeal.com that apparently cited a single source ...

Etsy Publishes Guide to 2018 Holiday Trends

Etsy published a report for sellers on 2018 holiday trends today. The Marketplace Insights report has information about seasonal opportunities and it breaks down trends by category (vintage ...

Etsy Spotlights Sale Items in New Test Banners

Etsy is reminding shoppers of items they may want by running new banners as part of a test. The banners advertise listings that are in buyers shopping cart, on sale, have free shipping, or are ...

Seller Finds Some Surprises in Etsy SEO Guide

Etsy recently published a guide for sellers on optimizing listings for search , and it s helpful to see a seller follow up and analyze the company s advice. After all, search engine ...

Amazon to Open NYC Store Selling 4-Star Items

No matter where people are shopping, they often turn to Amazon s website to scan reviews to see how others have rated a product. Now imagine walking into a brick-and-mortar store knowing everything ...

Amazon Makes Changes to Seller Metrics

Amazon is revamping its metrics, including removing the Customer Service Dissatisfaction metric and introducing a Voice of the Customer report with new Customer Experience metrics. Amazon ...

Etsy Penalizes Listings with High Shipping Costs

Etsy published a lot of news for sellers today, including the launch of a new guide on optimizing listings for Etsy search. There are some key points you won t want to miss, including how Etsy ...

Strange Pricing Issue on eBay?

We came across a discussion where a seller said a friend discovered that their eBay listing sold for a fraction of its list price, with the shipping price lowered too. We can t confirm it ...

Etsy Change Has Vintage Sellers Feeling Left Out

Etsy sellers are concerned over a change they noticed a couple of days ago that they say gives short shrift to vintage goods. In certain cases, Etsy is displaying Gifts instead of Vintage on ...

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