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Mark Hetherington

Mark Hetherington

2 years ago

I’ve heard all of this before, the questions and the replies – I deliberately didn’t say “answers” – yet there is a lot of evidence that many sellers on both ebay and amazon have experienced similar scenarios. In my case, and that of many others, the issue is on ebay, where sales not only plateau but actually fall off that plateau, and in many cases overnight. You read about these cases and you think those people are doing something wrong and not doing enough research and so on, then it happens to you and you realise it’s very real. I don’t sell a great deal these days, but as a minimum I expect 4-figure sales each week. I research my products, I research my competitors and their products, I have used Terapeak and other programs to follow trends and so on. And to be honest it’s never made a great deal of difference. I’ve found sellers with far lower feedback reputation, poor listings and anything else you care to name selling the same products at a HIGHER price than I am, and doing well while mine are sitting there gathering dust. The main reason for this on ebay is because… Read more »

Mark Hetherington

Mark Hetherington

2 years ago

Agreed, there are no 100% certainties with online selling but I think many of us feel there are things that don’t work as they should and need fixing by the main platforms.

What many of us do not understand is why sales drop off a cliff overnight, not just a few product lines but everything. That’s not “standard procedure”. Personally I would be happy these days just to keep them reasonably steady. PM sent.

John

John

2 years ago

There is indeed an Amazon throttle. It’s called sales velocity, based partially on your seller performance, over the last 90 days.

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