Not a day goes previous after I right here of some vendor annoyed that eBay have pulled their public sale itemizing. It is extremely straightforward to violate an eBay itemizing guideline with out realizing, the primary you will find out about it’s once you obtain an e mail from eBay.
If it is a severe violation or numerous smaller repeated violated eBay can & will shut down or droop your account. Do not be fooled into considering they want your income as a vendor, I do know of 1 eBay energy vendor who paid near £25,000 per yr to eBay in sellers charges & had his account closed in a single day.
Firstly and most significantly familiarize your self with all of the promoting tips on eBay. By doing issues proper first time, you will be much less more likely to have your auctions cancelled by eBay’s secure harbour crew.
However let’s picture the more severe case state of affairs, you are an eBay buying and selling assistant or knowledgeable vendor depending on eBay and in a single day eBay shut your account, pulling all of your listings within the course of. In a single day your enterprise will disappear.
Do not idiot your self that by sticking strictly to eBay tips you will keep away from the effort. You may have many rivals on eBay who will try to report you in some unspecified time in the future, even when their accusation is fake your itemizing could also be pulled by an overzealous eBay worker.
Leaving eBay itemizing violations alone there are nonetheless potential hazards that will jeopardize your account or account standing. Adverse suggestions, your account being hi-jacked, even forgetting your account password might trigger large delays to your enterprise. In the event you get an excessive amount of unfavourable suggestions, chances are you’ll need to abandon the account altogether and begin afresh.
eBay does assist you to have a couple of registered account so long as it utilizing one other e mail deal with, so it’s important to have at the least one backup account for emergency use. Maintain one registered for a spare account and likewise keep in mind to think about that eBay doesn’t use permit sure promoting options (Purchase-It-Now, Featured Plus) for use till your suggestions is at a sure degree – usually 10 for essentially the most broadly used options. It could be value shopping for just a few low priced gadgets to get your suggestions to the required degree.
If you’re suspended from promoting eBay tips states the next:
“Members who’re suspended are prohibited from registering new accounts with eBay, or bidding or promoting on eBay utilizing any present accounts. eBay reserves the suitable to droop present accounts in addition to new accounts opened by anybody in the identical family of a suspended consumer or by another associates of a suspended consumer.”
Now I am positive that 99% of eBay sellers, particularly severe sellers (like your self) studying this could not violate guidelines to a level the place your account was suspended. And I am not recommending you to proceed promoting on eBay though your had been suspended.
BUT, what I’ll say is within the unlikely occasion this did occur what would you do?
You have got an obligation to your purchasers, your self and your enterprise to get issues again on observe as quickly as potential. Having an buy ebay account registered within the identify of a distantly positioned buddy which you should utilize discreetly could assist you to maintain your enterprise lengthy sufficient to kind out your unique downside with eBay.