Ebay Exodus: Why Are Thousands of Sellers Leaving Ebay?

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Bad ebay policies that adversely affect sellers are resulting in everyone from small sellers to Super and Top rated sellers on ebay leaving the site. A look at ebay Discussion Board threads reveals horror stories of 21-day holds by ebay on sellers' Paypal funds, lower placement of sellers' items in search, and a general climate of dissatisfaction.
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Jun 3, 2013
 
where are they headed off to?
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guest wrote:
where are they headed off to?
Amazon and Bonanza primarily. Though Etsy and eBid are picking up some as well.
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Jun 3, 2013
 
I have almost 12000 positive feedbacks and and just A few negatives since 1998.I was responsible for getting around 50 people in my area selling on ebay but for some reason they are now holding my money for 21 days.No one contacted me with these ebay dashboard issues they are claiming.All I can think of is that it is A scam to collect interest off of money that does not belong to them.That is not legal but no one is stopping them.I just started selling antiques on etsy and jewelry on ruby lane and will soon phase out ebay all together.between the 2 the sales are about the same and the fees are almost nothing compared to ebay.ebay is ripe for con artist looking to put one over on sellers it happens to me all the time.twice last month I got items returned with different parts on them than when they left.No use in even contacting ebay about it they do not have you back
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Jun 5, 2013
 
Nice push
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premierpicker wrote:
I have almost 12000 positive feedbacks and and just A few negatives since 1998.I was responsible for getting around 50 people in my area selling on ebay but for some reason they are now holding my money for 21 days.No one contacted me with these ebay dashboard issues they are claiming.All I can think of is that it is A scam to collect interest off of money that does not belong to them.That is not legal but no one is stopping them.I just started selling antiques on etsy and jewelry on ruby lane and will soon phase out ebay all together.between the 2 the sales are about the same and the fees are almost nothing compared to ebay.ebay is ripe for con artist looking to put one over on sellers it happens to me all the time.twice last month I got items returned with different parts on them than when they left.No use in even contacting ebay about it they do not have you back
An attorney would a very good article and posted it on one of the PayPal Discussion Boards about how to deal with the 21-day hold. here's the link: https://www.paypal-community.com/t5/How-to-us...
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There's a new blog about all of this on WordPress. Here's the link: ebayhorrorstories.wordpress.com
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Another good article here: www.mainstreet.com/article/small-business/eba...
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A major glitch erupted at ebay this morning with the departure of LiveWorld from ebay. At the time of this writing the issue remained unresolved.
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premierpicker wrote:
I have almost 12000 positive feedbacks and and just A few negatives since 1998.I was responsible for getting around 50 people in my area selling on ebay but for some reason they are now holding my money for 21 days.No one contacted me with these ebay dashboard issues they are claiming.All I can think of is that it is A scam to collect interest off of money that does not belong to them.That is not legal but no one is stopping them.I just started selling antiques on etsy and jewelry on ruby lane and will soon phase out ebay all together.between the 2 the sales are about the same and the fees are almost nothing compared to ebay.ebay is ripe for con artist looking to put one over on sellers it happens to me all the time.twice last month I got items returned with different parts on them than when they left.No use in even contacting ebay about it they do not have you back
Starting in 2008, ebay put into place a series of bad policies that disproportionately impact small sellers (who are essentially being gradually "weeded out").
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ConsumerWatch wrote:
<quoted text> Starting in 2008, ebay put into place a series of bad policies that disproportionately impact small sellers (who are essentially being gradually "weeded out").
Each year since 2008 has gotten steadily worse for sellers on ebay, and thousands have already left as a result and more are leaving every week.
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The flawed DSR system at ebay is driving many small sellers off. It adversely impacts the "little guy" more quickly and more severely than it does the high volume seller.
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15,000 sellers were not given a choice last week. They were blocked from selling, restricted, suspended, or outright banned from ebay in a well-publicized "purge".
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Aug 29, 2013
 
I personally have mooved to Bivver online auctions !

if someone curious --- www.bivver.com
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Oct 14, 2013
 
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NetWatch wrote:
http://washpost.bloomberg.com/ Story?docId=1376-MTT0M06K50YI0 1-5NEC4HF714HG20C5GNDTONAKES
There may be many more lawsuits against ebay to come.
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The Feds recently began investigating ebay's Bill Me Later.
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This Gidiot clown has 14 sock puppet comments on this thread alone. What a joke.

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